Classical Villa with Annexes in Garfagnana

In the hills of Lucca, impressive 4 storey villa of 1,000 sqm full of fantastic original features including frescoes, a chapel and 500 sqm annex to restore,

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  • Ref #: V4971BM 
  • Price: €650,000 
  • Address: Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Tuscany 
  • Location Type: Rural 
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms:
  • Condition: to part restore 
  • Property size: 1580 sqm 
  • Land size: 8000 sqm 
  • Within 1 hour of an airport:
  • Garage:
  • Has annex/es:

Property Feature

  • annex to restore
  • beams
  • chapel
  • character property
  • close to amenities
  • cotto floors
  • fireplaces
  • frescoes
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • historic building
  • original features
  • Parking
  • Scope to extend
  • Stone staircases
  • Views
  • Villa


Classical Villa with Annexes in Garfagnana

Classical villa. This historic villa is located in the green and hilly countryside between Castiglione di Garfagnana and Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, both a 10-minute drive. The most important Tuscan cities of art such as Lucca, Florence, Pisa and its airport, as well as the coast of Versilia, are all within easy reach. Positioned on a slope, it enjoys views over the lake of Pontecosi and the mountains of Panie, nestled amid the Apuan Alps.

The extensive property comprises an elegant, classical villa of 1,000 sqm on 4 storeys. Currently with 5 bedrooms and a staff annex, there is scope to increase the accommodation in the attic where there are 4 unused rooms.  The sale also includes a 3 storey building of 500 sqm and a chapel, both in need of restoration but offering great potential for expansion. In addition, there is an outbuilding of 80 sqm, used as a garage and storage. The villa and annexes are set in 8,000 sqm of land, completely enclosed by a stone wall and accessed through a beautiful wrought iron gate.

Dating back to the mid of the 19th century, this unique property sits on the ruins of an ancient monastery. Carefully renovated during the mid 19th century, the house preserves its charm, splendour and elegant architectural details.  It features terracotta and granite floors, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles, frescoed ceilings decorated with wonderful pictures of hunting scenes, 4 large fireplaces, old wooden doors and spacious rooms as well as an impressive stone staircase that leads to the entrance.

Main Villa:

1000 sqm on 4 storeys.

Ground floor:  6 spaces used as living-room, study, halls, sitting rooms and a large characteristic kitchen and bathroom.

First floor:  Accessed via a stone staircase, large central lounge with decorated vaulted ceilings, 5 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.

Second floor:  Attic floor with 4 further rooms, currently unfinished.

Basement:  With access to garden, annex for guests or staff, cellars with stone and brick arches, old wine vats, a wood store and a technical room.

Annex 1:

500 sqm on 3 storeys.

Adjacent to main house and in need of restoration.

Annex 2:

Chapel in need of restoration.

Annex 3:

80 sqm on 2 storeys.

Garage and storage.

External Areas:

8,000 sqm garden, fully walled with iron entry gate.

Energy class: G   Energy Performance Index 416,28 kWh/(m²*a)


Lucca 50 km, Florence 110 km, Pisa and its Airport 80 km, beaches of the Versilia 50 km.

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