Tuscany - Period Property For Sale In Lucca, Tuscany
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- 11 bedrooms
- 9 bathrooms
Property descriptionIn Tuscany, a few km away from Lucca, on an open and sunny position, wonderful historic Villa with horse stables, outbuildings and park. The property boasts old fireplaces, frescoed ceilings and walls, columns and several statues. The property is surrounded by a beautiful park including a Baroque garden of 41,250 sqm and a garden with citrus trees of 1,180 sqm. Both the park and the villa can host events, ceremonies, meetings and shows. GEOGRAPHIC POSITIONIn Tuscany, 12 km away from Lucca, within easy reach of all the services, stunning historic Villa with stables, outbuildings and park. Lucca is one of the most important tourist towns in Italy and boasts still-intact surrounding walls. This period property is placed on an open and sunny position, at a short distance both from the main tourist towns in Tuscany, such as Lucca, Pisa, Florence, San Gimignano and Siena, and the main seaside resorts of Versilia like Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi and Marina di Pietrasanta.The property is only a few km away from the Motorway A11 Firenze-Mare and 10 km from the nearest train station. The nearest airports are the Pisa-Galilei airport and the Firenze-Peretola airport, both reachable in less than one hour. The 18-hole golf course in Montecatini is only 30 km away.DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGSThe property is made up of the villa, the stables, the farmerrsquo;s house and an outbuilding. The villa has a rectangular plan, is laid out on four levels and has a total surface of 2112 square metres. The main faccedil;ade is symmetric and the central body of the house is slightly set back from the two lateral parts. On the basement floor (750 sqm) there are large reception rooms like the two reception halls and the two administrative offices, which are placed in a symmetric position and on the sides of the entry. The ground floor (580 sqm), which can be reached through a double staircase, includes a wonderful hall and other rooms with frescoes in neoclassical style of mythological subjects. The first floor (452 sqm) is composed of eight bedrooms and six bathrooms, while the second floor includes three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The trapezoidal-shaped stables are laid out on two levels for a total surface of 2068 square metres. The pseudo-rectangular farmerrsquo;s house is set on two levels and expands over a total surface of 700 square metres (or 7534 sqft). The outbuilding has a surface of 120 square metres.STATE AND FINISHESThe origins of the villa date back to the second half of the 16th century, initially the villa had a very simple plan, a lengthened rectangular. In 1599 it was bought by an important family of merchants from Lucca, who converted it in a suburban residence, according to the taste of the time.In the 17th century, after the villa had been purchased by a noble family, the faccedil;ade was restored, the garden was remarkably modified and the stables and the farmerrsquo;s house were built.The villa has been recently restored, while the stables and the farmerrsquo;s house need some renovation works.The stunning villa boasts old fireplaces, frescoed ceilings and walls, arches, columns, a loggia and numerous statues. EXTERNAL AREAThe property is surrounded by a beautiful park of about 4 hectares (or 10 acres) including a Baroque garden of 41,250 square metres and a garden with citrus trees of 1,180 square metres. The gardens were landscaped in various moments by different designers. In the park there are basins, ponds, paths, high box hedges, flowerbeds, oaks, yews and camelliasUSE AND POTENTIAL USESBoth the park and the villa can host ceremonies, meetings and shows.Considering its size, position and high historic value, the villa can be used as luxury private residence with rental business or prestigious representative residence.
Lucca, Lucca, Italy
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