ITALY, TUSCANY, LUCCA, CAPANNORI
Near enchanting and cosmopolitan Lucca, one of the most beautiful and monumental Italian cities, in a quiet area of the municipality of Capannori, is this prestigious villa dating from the 1920s, magnificently recently modernised with style and elegance, divided into a main villa on three levels plus an annex, both equipped with services and comforts of the highest quality.
There is a magnificent garden of greenery and colours within which there are relaxation areas, the swimming pool, a barbecue area and a play area. There is a view of olive trees and rows of vines.
From this secluded residence, a few kilometres from the well-known spas (Montecatini and Monsummano Terme), you can easily reach the whole of Tuscany, thanks to the proximity of the A11 motorway (ten minutes) which allows you to get to Florence, Pistoia, Lucca, Pisa and the Garfagnana region, the green lung of Tuscany, and to reach the beaches of the Versilian coast. You can also visit numerous farms where you can taste the typical food and wine products of the area.
The villa of about 535 sqm lies on three floors and the first two are connected by both an internal and an external staircase. The main entrance on the ground floor leads into a living room communicating on the left with a double bedroom (with direct access outside by a French window) and on the right with a bathroom with bathtub.
Also from the living room on the ground floor there is access to a tavern with a fireplace.
A stone staircase leads up to the first floor consisting of a large living area with kitchen with dining table and sitting area with sofas and satellite TV.
The room is connected via two French doors to the external loggia where there are stairs to directly access the ground floor (portico side equipped for outdoor dining).
From the kitchen you reach a terrace ideal for outdoor breakfasts.
Also on the first floor there is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower, a single and a double bedroom that share a bathroom with tub and, finally, a service bathroom with laundry area.
The top floor, which can be reached by climbing the last flight of stairs, houses a double bedroom and a twin bedroom served by a bathroom with shower and, finally, a single bedroom served by a bathroom with tub.
The annex of about 160 sqm, about 30 metres from the main villa, is arranged on a single level on the ground floor and is composed of: open plan area with living room and corner bar, double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with whirlpool tub and shower and living area with billiards and gym area.
The villa is surrounded by a well-tended park of 3,500 sqm, completely fenced and bordered along the perimeter by hedges to guarantee privacy but which do not obstruct the view of the beautiful hilly landscape covered with olive groves and vines.
After the entrance gate to the property, is the parking area. From here you will be welcomed by a triumphal garden of colours: Mediterranean aromatic bushes, potted plants, cypresses, pines and olive trees, and a delightful swimming pool with a relaxation area and a play area with swing and slide for children, and a table tennis table.
For outdoor dining, there is a gazebo set up with a table and benches and equipped with a barbecue.
Pool: The swimming pool, is located on one side of the garden a few metres from both the farmhouse and the annex. With a rectangular shape edged in stone, it has a cover and is accessed via 3 external steps or, alternatively, via two metal ladders. It measures 12 x 6 m and has a depth of 1.10 – 1.70 m. The large solarium area, paved in stone and illuminated at night, is equipped with sun loungers, a sitting area and a gazebo with table and chairs.
The pool, purified with chlorine, has a shower with cold and hot water, and the pool can also be heated up to a maximum temperature of 28 degrees. A few metres from the swimming pool there is a heated Jacuzzi for 6 people.