Amazing renovation of an old village house in a very typical and quiet village in the municipality of Capannori, in the hills south of Lucca. Free on three sides and adjacent to another property of the same owners.
This dream house welcomes you in a warmy garden with many kinds of plants and flowers which color the exteriors and the interiors in Spring and Summer.
The house is about 320 sqm, 3400 sqf and it consists of 3 floors.
You enter in the big kitchen, a small wc is adjacent the kitchen, from here you access the double living room with fireplace where you can relax in front of the big fire. A working fireplace in the living area provides warmth on evenings when the full underfloor heating is not needed. The open plan living space lends itself to wonderful friends and family gatherings, with meals prepared in the gourmet kitchen.
The entire ground floor is very bright thanks to the many windows facing east and south.
From the ground floor there are 2 native stone stairs leading upstairs. One leads you to the main bedroom with bathroom en-suite, all very high quality tuscan style interior design, on the upper floor there’s a huge media room which could be another bedroom.
This main part of the house is connected to the other part through an original monaster’s door which has been found in the walls during the restoration. This part boasts 2 double bedrooms, one single bedroom or studio and 2 bathrooms.
All bedrooms has air conditioning and underfloor heating system and WIFI.
The entire property can host up to 7 people.
This charming country house has been fully restored according to the local traditions reaching a wonderful result of Tuscan Dream House, boasting typical Tuscan details like terracotta tiled floors, huge fireplace, beams and chestnut doors.
It has been a popular B&B for the last 6 years, and has many 5-star reviews. The purchaser has the option of continuing the business, or use the property as a lovely, private residence.
There is an outbuilding with a laundry room, additional half bath, and heating plant, with storage for garden equipment. There are 2 beautifully planted gardens included, with room for a pool, and parking for 5 cars. The wisteria-covered patio attached to the house is the perfect place to enjoy an early breakfast or afternoon glass of Tuscan wine.
The home features recycled chestnut wood doors and windows, and retains the original 18th century ceiling beams. A part of the Via Francigena, the pilgrim road from Canterbury, England, to Rome, passes in front of the property.
Lucca is a 15-minute drive away; from the Lucca train station the beautiful city of Florence can be reached in just about an hour. The Italian Riviera and Viareggio are a half hour west, and the Chianti region is an hour south. The village contains a small grocery store, a pub, and an excellent Italian
The annual Camellia Festival is held every spring, in March, right in the village. Visitors from all over Europe come to admire the centuries old plants, covered with beautiful blooms in reds and pinks.
The village is a safe, secure place to raise children.
The sound of the young ones riding bikes and laughing can be heard, with their parents strolling past the property.
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