ITALY, TUSCANY, LUCCA, MASSAROSA
Massarosa Villa with Sea Views and Olive Grove
Villa with Sea Views. Located in a typical Tuscan village, this elegant villa stands 200 m above sea level and boasts a magnificent panorama over Forte dei Marmi and the coast to the islands of Capraia, Gorgona, Elba and Corsica. There is a bar, restaurants and a mini-market in the village. Camaiore is 8km away, Massarosa 12km and the beaches of Viareggio, 14km.
The historic 5 bedroom property offers 395 sqm of living space on 4 storeys with a magnificent 240 sqm terrace and covered outdoor dining area with oven from which to enjoy the stunning views. The basement provides 250 sqm of cellar space, currently used for making and storing wine and oil as well as a workshop with an office. There is scope to convert part of the cellar into additional accommodation. In addition, there is an adjacent storage / laundry room with a WC. The sale includes 1.4 hectares of terraced land with 1,500 producing olive trees, 700 vines and a variety of fruit trees.
Dating back to the 16th or 17th century, this characterful farmhouse has been added to over the years and completely restored in 1993. Originally a standalone property, today the north facing wall is shared with another home. Inside it retains a wealth of lovely original features including stone floors, wooden beams and fireplaces.
The property is within a village, attached to other properties, and there is no parking. You can reach the house with a small car but need to park about 200 metres away.
395 sqm on 4 storeys.
Ground floor: Living room with large fireplace, open kitchen with adjacent dining room with 2 exits to the terrace.
First floor: 2 bedrooms, family/TV room, full bath with large shower.
Second floor: Spacious studio/bed and living room with fireplace, full bath with shower.
Basement: Cellars of 250 sqm divided into 4 connected areas currently used for the production and storage of wine and oil, a workshop with workbench, storage for garden / farming equipment and an office with adjacent washroom and WC. This last part could easily be converted into a studio apartment.
In front of the house, 240 sqm terrace with superb views, pergola, covered outside dining area with wood fire pizza oven and an adjacent storage/laundry room that also contains a toilet.
1.4 hectares of terraced land with 1,500 olive plants producing about 1,200 litres of oil per year, 700 vines producing about 500 litres of wine per year and fruit trees including figs, apricots, persimmons, cherries and plums.