Unique Dwellings  For Sale presents this substantial Tuscan country house nestled in 20 acres of sunny hillside in the mountains north of Lucca.

Restored in 2001 this substantial Tuscan country house has a build of 300 m2. Ideally suited for sustainable organic produce and/or animal farming.

Accommodation comprises, on the ground floor, entrance into a large corridor that leads into a living room with a fire place that also looks into the dining room. French windows open into the garden. From this room there’s a smaller room currently being used as a sewing room. Also there’s a bathroom, boiler room, a dining room, a kitchen with marble tops and a second living room. A wooden staircase leads up to the first floor.

On the first floor a large landing with a balcony leads into a bedroom with space to put in an en-suite or a walk-in wardrobe. Also there’s a bathroom, a double bedroom with a storage room and a second double bedroom which opens on to a covered balcony.

In the basement is a fully finished cellar which includes a living/kitchen area with solid chestnut units and a double bedroom. Most of the furniture will be sold with the house and the barn. The house benefits from photovoltaic panels, water solar panels installed and GPL attachments.

Also there is a separate stone building with an entrance on the ground floor into a kitchen/living room with a wood burning stove that heats the whole building. Wooden stairs lead to the first floor with a bathroom/shower and a double bedroom. French windows open onto a private grassed area. Also there’s an out building which is used for storage and has all the fittings to put in water, electricity and heating. A small covered building houses the washing machine with the door from the confession box taken from the private chapel. Built in 1947 the chapel was restored and consecrated by the parish of Tiglio in 2005. Registered as a non professional accommodation structure this substantial Tuscan country house is permitted for room rentals in the province of Lucca in the practice of Lucca Tourism.

Outside in addition to acres of broad fields, perfect for cultivation, there are more than 30 mature fruit trees and a well tended vineyard of 101 Syrah vines. Also there are chestnut, hazelnut, walnut trees and wild porcini mushrooms when in season. Certified for drinking, as well as for irrigation, the property has it’s own abundant source of mountain spring water. The irrigation tank has been restored and is now used as a 1.5 m deep swimming pool, no shallow end!

Located in the municipality of Barga the property is also only 20 minutes from Coreglia Antelminelli. Barga has a lively centre with all amenities, schools, banks, doctors, a hospital, shops, a swimming pool, riding school and lots more. During the summer many events take place which give you the opportunity to taste the delicious local products and enjoy live music. Over the Christmas period and the Epifany other traditional celebrations take place such as ‘singing the Befana. Lucca is only 1hr  away by car and offers restaurants, museums, and other interesting attractions such as taking a bike ride on the Roman walls which surround the city. Pisa airport is only 80 km away (1hr 30) and the beaches of the Versilian coast are 78 km away (1hr 30) (Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi).

Are you looking for a substantial Tuscan country house for sale? Contact Unique Dwellings For Sale below. For more information and to arrange a viewing.

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Property Features

  • farming
  • retreat
  • surrounded by nature
  • swimming pool