Tuscany, Pisa, Lajatico, Italy
The entrance to the main house (95 sqm) is from the central door on the side wall of the little village lane, into the large central cloister surrounded by greenery. The main house has access from the ground floor, from the porch that overlooks the living area where there is also the kitchen and a large pantry or closet, and a cloakroom with WC. Upstairs is a large and bright open landing area and from here are two double bedrooms and nicely fitted bathroom.
Crossing the central courtyard and down three steps is the entrance to the guest suite (75 sqm) from the porch a large glass door which opens onto the living room with arches and exposed bricks,. The small kitchen is of functional design, and there are 2 modern bathrooms. Communicating with the living room there is the sleeping area which is screened rather than fully separated from the living room. This part of the property is actually a large open room or taverna which is currently being used as a guest room.
Casa Emily is to be sold with most of the furnishings and it is ready to move into and is just perfect for a primary home or to spend holidays steeped in the heart of the Tuscan rolling hills.
Central heating with mains gas, easy car access. It is possible to stop outside the property to unload and there is a free car park around 100m away.
The property is within walking distance of the main square of the little town, which has two coffee bars, a charming restaurant with tables and chairs on the main piazza, a pharmacy, the headquarters of the Bank of Lajatico, a good bakery and many other small shops.The piazza is witness to the daily life of its inhabitants and their stories: at any time of year it is the beating heart of the village.
Andrea Bocelli is a world renowned tenor and Lajatico is his hometown. Every year in July he hosts an important international festival at his 'Teatro del Silenzio', his specially created open air amphitheatre and during this week music lovers come from all over the world to listen to the wonderful performances of Bocelli and other important international artists. Andrea Bocelli is often seen in the square or at his restaurant where he samples, and encourages others to sample, the local specialties of his expert chefs. The town of Lajatico is located in Valdera in Central Tuscany between Pisa and Florence. This colourful landscape of rolling hills is dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes flanked with tall green cypress trees which epitomise the Tuscan landscape. The area is scattered with historical towns and medieval villages, castles and country churches and a landscape with golden meadows of wheat dancing in the breeze, vineyards, olive groves and fields of sunflowers. Meandering through the countryside of Valdera you feel the vestiges of the mysterious Etruscan civilisation. Casciana Terme, just a few kms away, has thermal waters and spa facilities and is a pretty town with piazzas and cafes. The nearby 'città d’arte' (cities of art) include Volterra, San Gimignano, Palaia and Florence.
Distances: Lajatico on the doorstep, Volterra 20 km, San Gimignano 35 km, Coast 40 km, Lucca 50 km, Pisa (airport) 50 km, Florence 80 km.
Tuscany, Pisa, Lajatico, Italy
NEAREST AIRPORTSDistances are straight line measurements
- Galileo(International)21.2 miles
- Florence(International)33.1 miles
- Peretola(International)33.7 miles
- Marina di Campo(International)54.9 miles
- Borgo Panigale(International)78.7 miles
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“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.
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