Superb property composed of a stone farmhouse, annex and villa, completely restored and surrounded by around 6 hectares of land with swimming pool, situated in a tranquil and panoramic position in the hills near Villa Basilica, between Lucca and Pescia with outstanding views over the forested hills.
Main distances: Biecina (with bar and grocery store) 2km, Villa Basilica 4 km, Pescia (with supermarkets and hospital) 13km, Lucca 25km, Pisa airport 60 km, Florence 80km.
In essence, this property is an independent hamlet accessed by a country road which leads to the property via a cypress tree lined drive.
Building A: The main building is built from original stone and measures around 307 sqm. It is laid out over two floors and is capable of being divided into two units. The ground floor is composed as follows: Entrance into the spacious kitchen area, large living room with fireplace in 'pietra serena' stone. The first floor, accessed by an internal staircase, is made up of a landing, 4 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Both units have separate access to the outside terraces.
The other unit, linked to the main house by a door on the first floor, offers a living room on the ground floor and a kitchen, 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor. These two levels are linked by an internal staircase. From the kitchen, one can access the splendid terrace (around 75 sqm), a delightful position to enjoy the breathtaking views while enjoying breakfast or dinner. The terrace leads to the annex.
Building B: Annex built in stone, originally a chestnut drying house, on two levels and measuring around 45 sqm. It is composed of a kitchen/living room on the ground floor and a double bedroom and bathroom on the upper floor.
Building C: Independent from the other two, and surrounded by three spacious paved terraces, this is a villa of around 123 sqm, with hall, 3 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the ground floor and a large living/dining/kitchen area with corner kitchen with access to the terraces. There is also a spacious garden with a storage room adjacent to it.
The whole property has been recently restored in keeping with Tuscan traditions, using, where possible, the original building materials and boasts features such as exposed chestnut beams, exposed stone walls, terracotta tiled floors, open fireplaces, full underfloor central heating, etc.
The land of around 6 hectares, offers varying features such as barbecue areas, terracotta terraces and walkways, plenty of space for alfresco dining, a splendid 13mt swimming pool with delightful views. The rest of the land is mainly tended garden and woodland.
Main services: Solar panels reducing electricity costs, water supplied from private spring.
Currently, the property operates as a small rental activity and would be ideal for anyone looking to live in this corner of paradise and at the same time run a small rental operation.
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33 Margaret Street
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