About Tuscany - PRESTIGIOUS 17TH CENTURY VILLA WITH 12 HA OF LAND FOR SALE, LUCCA
In a small hamlet in the outskirts of Lucca, this prestigious 17th century historical villa is a real gem. With its 3.000 sqm, its 10 bedrooms and the presence of two guest apartments this property is ideal if you want to start a hosting activity in a beautiful location in the countryside of Lucca. If that's not enough, the property is surrounded by 12 hectares of land, including a vineyard (currently not used), an olive grove and a forest. GEOGRAPHIC POSITIONLocated in a small and quiet hamlet just outside the medieval city of Lucca, fully restored prestigious 17th century villa with guest apartments, vat cellar and chapel.In an easily accessed position, this villa grants a quick access both to the sea and the Tuscan hinterland. All the necessary services are located in the small village nearby. The sea is no more than a single hour away: Viareggio (41km; 45rsquo;), Lido di Camaiore (39km; 45rsquo;) and Forte dei Marmi (47km; 50rsquo;). Historical cities at hand are Florence (97km; 1h 25rsquo;), San Gimignano (129km; 1h 50rsquo;), Siena (151km; 2h) and Montalcino (185km; 2h 30rsquo;).Useful airports to reach the property are Lucca Capannori (16km; 25rsquo;), Pisa Galilei (47km; 45rsquo;), Firenze (75km; 1h), Bologna Marconi (157km; 1h 50rsquo;), Roma Ciampino (366km; 3h 40rsquo;) and Roma Fiumicino (381km; 3h 45rsquo;).DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGThe property (3,000 sqm ndash; 32,280 sqft) is split between several buildings.The main villa (736 sqm ndash; 7,919 sqft) is articulated onto three floors:- Ground floor: entrance hall, larder, kitchen, laundry, 3 cellar rooms- First floor: library, drawing room, dining room, morning room, boiler room, kitchen, nursery, cloakroom and reception for the hosting business- Second floor: 2 master bedrooms, 4 bedrooms, breakfast room, 2 bathroomsThe guest apartments (192 sqm ndash; 2,066 sqft) are two, each one on a floor, and are organized as follows.- Ground floor: entrance hall, living room with kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms- First floor: living room, dining room with kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathroomsThe remaining surface is split among the churchand the vat cellar on two floors.STATE AND FINISHESThe complex dates back to the 17th century but it has been recently restored to preserve its original look. On the inside he wooden beams holding the ceilings have been preserved, as well as the terracotta floors covering the most part of the building. Walls are generally plastered (with some exceptions on the second floor) and painted in several colors and some of the rooms exhibit some nice wall decorations.The small chapel is pretty simple in shape and in excellent conditions, with a marble altar, arches covering the single nave and a small sacristy on the right side.Lastly, the vat cellar is in good conditions and thus usable.EXTERNAL AREAOn the outside the villa is surrounded by 12 hectares of land. These include an olive grove (for which there is an oil vat in the cellar), a vineyard which is currently not used, some woodland and a private garden for the house.USE AND POTENTIAL USESThe villa is suitable to the most diverse purposes. It could be used as a private residence for someone looking for a quiet life in the countryside of Lucca. The numerous bedrooms would then allow to host guests, or they can be converted in other locals.The other possible use is as a hosting activity: with ten bedrooms and a high level of privacy there is enough space to host at least 20 people. And this without considering that the vat cellar could be reworked to increase the number of bedrooms, thus increasing the maximum capacity of the business.The presence of a vineyard would allow the production of wine as a complementary activity, for which cellars are already usable in the lower levels of the main building.
This LuccaVilla/Townhouse is for Sale and has 10 bedrooms, 9 full baths. This Villa/Townhouse is listed on the Christie's International Real Estate website and it boasts 32,292 Sq.Ft. of interior space. Nearby neighborhoods include: Centro Storico.
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