Villa - 10 minutes west of Lucca

Villa - 10 minutes west of Lucca
Stunning Lucchese villa built in 1705 with many historical associations, set in a formal parkland plus a further 28 hectares of woodland and olive groves.Besides the main villa (980 sqm) there is also a renovated farm building which has been converted into a banqueting suite (640 sqm), plus four separate rental units (480 sqm). There is also a detached building (120 sqm) with yet another rental unit. In the summer of 1898 Puccini was a guest and composed the first act of Tosca in the villa.Main villa: 980 sqmThe main villa has original cotto floors in most of the roomsRoof re-done and insulated in 2002.Ground floor:Huge cellar (16 x 7m) plus another laundry roomKitchen with original tuscan cooker and a beautiful carved Carrara marble double kitchen sink.Large entrance hall with frescoed ceilings.Study with frescoesSmall sitting roomTwo storage roomsFirst floor: Piano nobileMost rooms on this floor have frescoes painted in 1850 by the Lucchese artist Francesco Bianchi. Formal sitting room (approx 12 x 7m) with double french doors out onto balcony and double doors with main entrance into the villa.Second sitting room with french doors onto balcony overlooking the gardensDining roomStudyFour double bedrooomsTwo bathroomsAttic floor:KitchenFive double bedroomsThree bathroomsTwo attic storage roomsRenovated Farm building: 1,120 sqm - Completely renovated in 2000, with 4 self contained units. Plus large banqueting room (640 sqm) with further kitchen area to the rear, with three toilets. Large pizza oven in the front area, with original large 'pietra serena' sink.Unit 1: 120 sqmTwo sitting roomsEat-in kitchenThree double bedroomsTwo bathrooms, both with shower, basin, bidet and toiletUnit 2: 140 sqmTwo sitting roomsEat-in kitchenThree double bedroomsVery large bathroom with bath, separate shower, two basins, bidet and toiletSecond bathroom with shower, basin, bidet and toiletUnit 3: 150 sqmGround floor:Eat-in kitchenFirst floor:Sitting roomTwo double bedroomsTwo bathrooms, both with shower, basin, bidet and toiletUnit 4: 70 sqmSitting room with kitchen areaDouble bedroomBathroom with shower, basin, bidet and toiletFrantoio building: 120 sqm - Completely renovated in 2003Ground floor:Large living room with dining and kitchen area. With the original mill wheelFirst floor:Two double bedroomsBathroom with shower, two basins, bidet and toiletOutbuildings:Little chapel with two separate rooms to the sideOutside space:Huge swimming pool (200 sqm) measuring approximately 25m x 8m, with rock features2 hectares of formal garden around the villa and farm buildings4 hectares olive groves with approximately 650 trees24 hectares of woodlandCar parking for 80 - 90 cars, with a separate driveway.Advantages:A truly unique property with massive potential to be a luxury boutique hotelWeaknesses:Main villa could do with some updatingChapel needs renovation worksDistances:2 km - nearest village14 km Lucca18 km Viareggio (beach and yacht harbour)34 km Pisa airport69 km Abetone (skiing)88 km FlorencePlease note that any utility services, heating system or appliances have not been tested and no warranty can be given or implied as to their working order.Energy classification and performance index: requested from vendor
BATHS 12
BEDS 20
Country Italy
LOCATION West of Lucca ; Nozzano area
Pool 1
REGION Tuscany
SUBREGION Lucca
TYPE Villa

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  • Product Code: ITA-1875
  • Availability: FOR SALE
  • 2,500,000€
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