This beautiful property in the hills of Lucca dating back to the sixteenth century, consisting of a main residence, and three neighboring cottages, two swimming pools and a private chapel; all surrounded by a well-maintained garden and ca. 22ha of land of which 18ha are a commercially productive olive grove. This beautiful villa of ca. 530sqm is spread over two floors and a lower ground floor. On the ground floor is the living room with fireplace with access to the garden, TV room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen adjacent to a conservatory and terrace with outside dining area. 2 further double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. On the first floor there are two additional double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. There is an upstairs terrace with commanding views. On the lower ground floor ample space for storage, and a 'Cantina' for the bottling of the organic olive oil. To the front of the Villa is a shaded forecourt by a huge three hundred year old oak tree. Amongst the attraction is an outside chess board, an in-built barbeque and a 'Bocce Alley' at the rear of the house. A further feature is a protruding terrace affording stunning views across the entire valley and also the larger of the 2 pools on the property. The 3 cottages, with an accumulative area of approx. 550sqm, are all built in close proximity on the same plateau, yet each retains its own individuality and privacy. They have all been totally refurbished yet retaining much of their historic charm with great attention paid to detail and quality finishes. The swimming Pool serving Casa 1 & 2 offers a large lounge area with panoramic views. Next to the pool is an underground store for pool equipment. Other amenities include: 2 sheds, an irrigation and depuration system fed by rain water in a large cistern. Decorative outside lights, solar panels producing hot water, remote controlled electric gates, internal telephone system, a freestanding revolving satellite aerial dish, and WiFi connection. The property has 3,000 olive trees, producing, depending on climatic conditions between 1000 to 2000 liters of organic extra virgin oil ICEA certified. This oil also qualifies for the highly prized DOP certificate. Casa 1 is the largest of the three houses. It has approximately 250 sq. metres of living space laid out over two floors. It also enjoys a swimming pool which it shares with Casa 2. The house is surrounded by lawns and gardens. The accommodation consists of a large reception room with fireplace, an eatin kitchen, a laundry room and an ancillary storage room. Adjoining the kitchen is an outside Loggia overlooking the pool. The first floor provides two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, one dressing room and guest WC with access to the outdoors via an over decked stone stairway. Incorporated into Casa 1 but completely independent from the rest of the house is further accommodation which could easily be reconnected if required. This comprises of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, sitting room and kitchen/dining room. Casa 2 is the smallest cottage with approximately 140 sq. metres of floor space. On the ground floor there is a hallway/dining area, a sitting room with fire place, a study/library and a kitchen bothwith doors leading out on to an over decked logia. Beyond the logia, one looks out onto the swimming pool shared with Casa 1. There is also a ground floor guest WC. The first floor providesthree double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms , a dressing room and study. Abutting alongside the building there is an ancient traditional external bread oven. Casa 3 is the second largest of the houses having approximately 160 sq. metres of floor space. Featuring, a charming kitchen/dining area, a sitting room with a fireplace, and with doors leading to the garden. A single bedroom with shower room en-suite, and a downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor are two bedrooms, one constituting a private suite with dressing-room, study and bathroom and the other a double bedroom with bathroom annex. The suite offers the most amazing views of the property over the Tuscan hills.
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