Nestled amongst centuries old oak trees and olive groves, this splendidly restored typical Tuscan farmhouse in exposed stonework is situated in a fantastic position in the hills North West of Lucca, in the locality of La Maolina, and boasts a beautiful swimming pool and lush garden area.
This fantastic property, sensitively restored, and maintaining the charm of the original Tuscan country dwelling, is on two floors.
On the Ground floor through an area covered by an awning, which could easily be converted into a portico, ideal for alfresco dining, one can enter the spacious living area with exposed stone walls, beautiful fireplace stove, corner bar with piano, the fully equipped kitchen and dinette with access to the garden, a large bathroom with shower and understair storage room with a small laundry.
On the First floor an internal wooden staircase leads up to an ample hallway, the main bedroom with en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms and a further bathroom.
At the side of the house, there is the beautiful wood-burning oven with a technical room equipped with modern boiler system and water softener.
Flooring in old style terracotta, volcanic stone, oak in certain bedrooms, chestnut beamed ceilings, terracotta tiles, exposed stone and brick walls are all features which reflect the original style. Many of the materials are from the original structure.
Air conditioning in the bedrooms, double glazing and chestnut fittings are only some of the precious finishings and conforts that enrich this fantastic country villa,
The external area is around two hectares, made up of a huge lawn with plants and decorative flowers, oak trees, 100 olive trees (in production) dominated by the swimming pool (5x10m).
The view towards Lucca is simply unique.
The garden is equipped with automatic lighting and irrigation systems, the latter being accompanied by the collection of rain water.
Mains water with two reserve tanks totalling 8000 litres, solar panels for hot water, fireplace stove run on wood and pellets, alternative GPL heating.
Possibility to enlarge the house of an extra 25/30 sqm.
Access is via a tarmac road in good conditions.
The nearest village with bar and grocery shops is at only 2km.