An elegant XVIII century villa, sitting in well-maintained, park-like grounds, is at 20 minutes distance to: The sea, Pisa and its international airport, Lucca, and the famous Puccini Festival of Torre Del Lago.
Access from the village street is through tall iron gates leading into the substantial but absolutely private front courtyard -garden. The ground floor is composed of: a ‘frescoed’ entrance hall has with terracotta paving and exposed beams, a spacious library* reaching the entire depth of the villa, a charming dining room with marble fireplace plus a substantial vaulted guest bathroom.
At the rear of the villa, a spacious kitchen with exposed beams, original stone fireplace and pizza oven, plus extensive modern white cabinetry truly provide the heart of the villa. A spacious laundry room completely lined, as well as an external wine cellar / storeroom.
A stone staircase from the entrance hall gives access to the first floor and its luminous, ‘frescoed’ Salone with white marble fireplace surround. Additionally there is an ample master bedroom suite, and en suite bathrooms* plus walk in closet. A vaulted – ‘frescoed’ hallway with terracotta paving gives access to both the light filled music room and studio - with access over a charming bridge to the villa’s upper gardens.
The sun filled upper gardens, where complete privacy rules, offer superb views over the villa’s hillside, while Cypress trees and ample flower beds filled with lavender bushes & perfumed roses border the substantial English lawn. A 'Gothik' chapel - is now used as a summerhouse / garden storage. The terraced hillside offers extensive views plus ample space for a privately situated swimming pool once permits have been obtained.
The second floor offers 4 substantial double bedrooms, all with terracotta floors and exposed beams. These rooms are arranged as two bedroom suites, each with en - suite full sized bathroom. A television room, billiard room, and ‘Altana" presently housing a fitness room.
In front of the villa, the second private courtyard provides parking places plus a large garage.
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