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Tuscany, Lucca, Minucciano, Italy

L'Architrave Immobiliare, Licciana Nardi
3,380 sq. ft.
(314 sq. m.)

Property description

Superb historical house (314 sqm) on three levels, part of the ancient village manor house, set in the beautiful countryside on the border of the Lunigiana and Garfagnana, with a pretty courtyard, offering elegant, spacious and flexible accommodation

The house is just a few steps from the small village car park, down a wide cobbled lane and is approached through a pretty, private courtyard. Up a few steps to a covered loggia area, perfect for eating outside in the hot summer months. Once inside the history of the building becomes apparent with beautiful inlaid marble arches and original flooring, highlighted by the tall windows with stone surrounds which flood the rooms with light. This level is self-contained. It comprises large living room with fireplace, small kitchen which leads to outside dining area, two beautiful bedrooms with stunning views, and a spacious bathroom. Upstairs is a surprisingly light and spacious accommodation, which can be used independently or together with the lower floor as one whole house. It comprises a good, fitted kitchen with sweet balcony off, very large living room and through a stone arch is an exceptionally large bedroom, with lovely en-suite bathroom. It would be possible to rearrange this space to create one or two additional bedrooms on this level, if required. On the ground floor are three interconnecting cantina (store rooms), through green wrought iron doors, with stone vaulted ceilings. These offer additional potential.

Unusually this house features a lift (elevator) which connects all three floors.

The small town of Pieve San Lorenzo with pizzeria, shops and a station (trains to Lucca) and also a restaurant with a swimming pool is within a short 5 mins drive. Set on the border between Lunigiana and Garfagnana in the Tuscan hills with a nearby lake and trails into the mountains. The area is famous for the stone statues which date back to the Neolithic age and are thought to be gifts to the moon Goddess. Garfagnana is the valley which stretches west of Lucca and is characterised by hilltop villages and small towns with cobbled piazzas. Equidistant, and just 20 mins away, are the medieval market towns of Fivizzano and bustling Aulla with supermarkets, shops, motorway and train station.

Fivizzano a medieval walled town with a central cobbled piazza is often referred to as the Florence of Lunigiana. The bustling town hosts many cultural events over the summer with concerts in the piazza and reenactments of medieval parades. With its musical heritage the town also attracts international musicians during its annual folk music festival. There is a hospital, shops and restaurants in the town. Lunigiana is a magical part of Tuscany with breath-taking scenery and an abundance of medieval castles. The sunshine, glorious countryside, delicious food and wine, kind and friendly people offer a perfect mix for a summer retreat or for year-round living.The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre are ideal for swimming and sailing. The area is criss-crossed with marked footpaths for walks to the hills and mountains. The airports of Pisa, Parma and Genova are all just over an hour away.

Distances: Pieve San Lorenzo (trains) 3 km, Fivizzano 18 km, Equi Terme 18 km, Aulla (autostrada) 25 km, Lerici (beaches) 45 km, Cinque Terre 50 km, Lucca 80 km, Pisa (airport) 100 km.

Tuscany, Lucca, Minucciano, Italy


Distances are straight line measurements
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  • Borgo Panigale(International)
    58.5 miles
  • Cristoforo Colombo(International)
    68.2 miles
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L'Architrave Immobiliare, Licciana Nardi

Via Montebello 20, Licciana Nardi, 54016, Tuscany, Italy.

“L’Architrave, licensed and qualified Italian estate agents founded in 1987, are specialists in property sales and restoration in Lunigiana, Northern Tuscany and the surrounding areas. Our multinational team combines local Italian and English staff that will escort you around both the area and properties and their considerable knowledge and experience is at your disposal.

We can guide you through every stage of the purchase from arrival on your first viewing trip to the handing over of

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