This beautiful and very historic villa dates back to the 16th century and sits atop a hillside. The views over the 111 hectare estate and of the Tuscan coast are truly breathtaking. The property has been restored and maintained to a very high standard and also offer development potential of the properties within the grounds.
The accommodation of the villa covers 1200 sqm and is spread over three principal floors plus a smaller lower ground floor. Throughout one finds spacious and open plan living alongside historic original features and facilities of 21st century standards.
One enters the villa through the rear façade into the main hall where one is immediately struck by the elegance of the residence; its high ceilings, impressive fireplaces, pietra serena door surrounds and large windows creating an airy and luminous environment. The doors from the main hall give access onto the front terrace from which the most magnificent of views can be enjoyed over olive groves and down to the coast. To either side of the main hall one accesses a master bedroom suite, an intimate dining room to host 12 guests, a drawing room, a study and cloakroom.
To the lower floor one finds the fully equipped kitchen, a large sitting room with fireplace, a powder room, a service bathroom and the pantry. As well as a spacious entertaining room, ideal for hosting dinners with up to 34 guests seated.
A lower ground floor level provides a games and billiards room with large doors opening onto the lower terrace of the garden.
To the upper storey of the villa, accessed via the stairway or the elevator, one finds three spacious bedroom suites, a staff bedroom with bathroom and a charming library room with adjoining bathroom.
Features & Amenities
High quality bathrooms and kitchen – large entertaining spaces - elevator - heated swimming pool - helipad
Within the grounds of the estate there are other structures which could be restored to create additional accommodation or indeed developed to create rental properties to generate income. The floor area of these structures totals 1200 sqm.
Gardens & Grounds.
The gardens surrounding the villa and swimming pool of some of the most notable in this area of Tuscany. Each terrace has been beautifully manicured and maintained with Italianate gardens, wisteria walkways, fountains and statues.
The swimming pool sits in a panoramic position with sunbathing deck, pergola and shower.
Beyond the gardens stretched an estate covering 111 hectares; the land comprises principally of olive groves and woodland, extending down the hillside allowing a high level of privacy and seclusion.
The location of the villa offers the peace and tranquillity of the countryside, the attractions and beaches of the coast and the vibrancy and history of Italian city life due to its unique location just 20 minutes from Lucca and 25 minutes from the coastal towns of Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi. Basic services are also available in the nearby villages which are under 10 minutes from the property and the international airport at Pisa is just 30 mins.