ITALY, TUSCANY, LUCCA
Noble Villa near Lucca
Noble Villa near Lucca. This splendid historic villa is conveniently located in the heart of the beautiful Tuscan countryside, 10 minutes from Lucca town centre. The golden beaches of the renowned Tuscan Riviera are only 26 km away and are easily reachable within a 30 minute drive. Pisa international airport is 24 km away and it can be reached within half an hour. For those who love skiing, the resort of Abetone is an hour’s drive.
This majestic villa is accessed via a private driveway leading to the entrance gate that opens on to the wonderful surrounding walled garden. The elegant and impressive facade perfectly reflects the historical era in which the property was built. Inside it provides 1,200 sqm of living space on 3 storeys with a total of 25 rooms with 10 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, numerous reception rooms, extensive cellars, wonderful loggia and a panoramic “altana” (a covered terrace room in the tower). The sale also includes 6,000 sqm of land that adjoins the walled garden.
The property, requiring renovation, still retains many of its original features including the wonderful loggia and the marble well, both designed and built by the sculptor Bartolomeo Ammannati, born near Florence in 1511 who studied under Baccio Bandinelli and Jacopo Sansovino. It would be ideal as an accommodation business and events venue.
1,200 sqm on 3 storeys.
Basement: With access to the garden and connected to the ground floor by an internal staircase, numerous rooms used as wine-cellars and storerooms.
Ground floor: Main entrance through an imposing front-door, large reception room, ancient kitchen with adjoining pantry and access to the back garden, a small second kitchen with dining area and open fireplace, 4 interconnecting reception rooms, 2 bathrooms, fabulous loggia facing the garden.
First floor: Accessed via a graceful original stone staircase, large living room, 10 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Tower: Accessed from the first floor, a room located within a little tower, typical of Tuscan period villas, overlooking the picturesque countryside.
1 hectare of land with a walled garden and 6,000 sqm of adjoining land.
Energy class G. Energy Performance Index 461.12 kWh/(m²*a)
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