Tuscany, Lucca, Italy
A pair of buildings set is in the Garfagnana, on the outskirts of Castiglione, a town famous for its castled walls and traditions.
These 2 rural houses positioned in a very panoramic position, are within walking distance from the town.
The houses were in the past a were classed as farmhouse and barn. Now the properties present themselves as sister buildings separated by a pleasing lawn with shaded areas. The property has been used by the family as holiday homes used principally during summer months.
The larger house has noble detailing in its stonework, grand fully functioning fireplace and an area with an original walnut oil press, which is a rarity.
The property is set on three levels-
Ground floor – a large cellar room, accessible via the lawn area between the buildings, also on this floor is a kitchen which can be accessed via a door under the arched portico on the other side of the building.
First floor – we enter this level via a balcony with external staircase. Inside the property is a large living room with fireplace and half-moon balcony with panoramic views, the is a door that leads on to a large room with very high ceilings. On a slightly lower level is a gated room where the owner has assembled traditional rural artifacts including an oil press.
Second Floor – the are 2 bedroom and a bathroom with tub. The original beams are visible.
The EX barn is on 2 levels.
Ground floor- The are two entrances on this level, both access a large open plan space with central column. this space was in the past a place where animals lived and the owner has retained trough where the animals ate and has incorporated into the kitchen work surfaces. The rest of the space is used as a dining area and lounge space. The original materials, such as terracotta and chestnut beams are very present. The new materials used, such as the large steel and glass door, are neutral and complement the property.
First floor – the are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. The original roof beams and tiles are still present an give a pleasing traditional feeling to these areas.
In all there are 10 rooms (5 bedrooms) and 2 bathrooms with pleasing gardens, terraces, pergolas and truly splendid views across the valley.
The property has electronically controlled gates and a newly made driveway.
Included in the sale is approx. 1ha of flat land.
1. Classe energetica G – Prestazione Energetica Globale 223,0700 kWh/mq.anno.
2 .Classe energetica G – Prestazione Energetica Globale 261,3510 kWh/mq.anno.
Tuscany, Lucca, Italy
NEAREST AIRPORTSDistances are straight line measurements
- Galileo(International)17.4 miles
- Florence(International)34.8 miles
- Borgo Panigale(International)57.8 miles
- Marina di Campo(International)80.7 miles
- Cristoforo Colombo(International)89.3 miles
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