This is a rare opportunity to acquire a beautiful historical villa located within under two kilometers to the ancient city walls of Lucca. The property was originally the country house and shooting lodge for the Pfanner family who reside at Palazzo Pfanner within the walled city of Lucca. Located in a panoramic area in Monte San Quirico, the property is surrounded by lush countryside and by a protected green belt of land where there is no possibility for future property construction. Villa Pfanner is constructed on five levels with a total floor surface area of 760sqm. Surrounded by a wonderful private garden of 6,800sqm, this Tuscan villa boasts a stunning fountain located in front of the main entrance to the villa. A large terracotta tiled terrace that surrounds the entire villa, a fantastic veranda with relaxation areas, pizza oven and barbeque ideal for leisure on a hot summers day. The villa has stunning views of the beautifully established gardens and surrounding countryside. The interior is equally striking as the property has had complete restoration to the highest standard. The current owner has returned the villa to its glorious past, restoring the marble floors and ornate ceilings throughout the property. All electrics have been fully updated, as well as bathrooms and the central heating system. There is a large basement that is used for storage and utilities, there is also a boiler room and an elevator room located on this level. The villa has an elevator that operates from the ground, first and second floor. The Villa has a large Limonia located under the rear terrace, ideal for use as a greenhouse and the storage of lemon trees as it has optimum sun exposure throughout the entire day. The ground floor comprises of a magnificent and impressive reception area with original marble flooring and a two door access to the rear terrace where there are stunning views of the hills. There is an elegant dining room with door access to the side terrace, the dining room has many unique ornate features with original marble flooring and an elaborate unusual ceiling. A magnificent lounge, with the finest marble flooring, elegant ceilings and a stunning marble fire place. The kitchen is a state of the art Italian custom design with every conceivable function, a central island designed with seating for up to six people with large granite surfaces and marble flooring. The kitchen has lots of natural light from the large windows and door access to the terrace. A guest toilet with marble flooring completes this floor. On the first floor one finds 4 large luxurious bedrooms, three of which have an en-suite bathrooms and one with a jacuzzi entirely built to the highest standard. All of the bathrooms have beautiful floors and walls with marble designs keeping it in touch with the period of the property. On the second floor a large Mansarda with beautiful marble flooring accessible by elevator is found, a bar area, 1 bedroom with a luxurious en-suite bathroom. There is an option to modify two existing rooms into further bedrooms on this floor if required. On the third floor further bedroom that is currently being used as an office, plus an additional guest toilet. There is a staircase to access the tower where one can have a 360 degrees view of Lucca, the hills and its beautiful surrounding areas. The tower is decked in stone and is suitable for private sunbathing. The driveway has been fully restored with the same material used in Piazza Napoleone, the property has two electronically controlled access gates in the front and rear. There is a large garage that can accommodate two cars, there are also two covered parking spaces at the rear of the villa. Two security systems are installed in the villa, one internal alarm system and one external motion detection system. In addition, the properties security systems are linked to Fidelitas should assistance be required.
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