Features and Amenities:
- Location: Lucca Tuscan Countryside
- City: Lucca
- Province: Lucca
- Typology: Noble Villa Villa
- Size: 1600 mq - 17,222 sqft
- Land: 3000 mq - 32,291 sqft
- Bedrooms: 10
- Bathrooms: 6
- Number of buildings: 3
- Condition: Mostly in good condition with minor renovations needed
- Private access road: Off the main road
- Pool: Yes, round, about 8.5 m2
- Garden: Yes, Italian garden fenced by an old wall
- Heating: Yes
- Parking: Yes, external
- Solar panels: No
- Water: Yes
Villa dei Limoni originally dates back to the 17th century, with the addition of refined decorations and frescoed rooms in the 18th century. The estate measures a total of 3000 mq and the main villa measures approximately 1100 mq. The villa offers 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and is distributed on 3 levels. The secondary unit measures approximately 350 mq with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The property includes a gorgeous and colorful ample courtyard and Italian garden enclosed by a high wall with a swimming pool measuring approximately 8.5 m2.
Energy Class G
The property is located on the countryside, northeast of Lucca and is only 10 mins from the city center. The city of Lucca is where once the Florentine noble families used to spend their summers in the mansions that still there today as evidence.
Lucca is without doubt one of the richest Italian cities in history and charm. It is centrally located and well served by motorways, which makes it an ideal place to live. Lucca is also called the ‘city of 100 churches’ and is famous for its ancient walls, which completely surround the historical center.
The location is strategic; in fact Lucca is one of the most attractive cities to live in due to its proximity to the most frequented destinations in Tuscany: The Tuscan coast/beaches in Versilia which is just 15 km away and Florence city which is just an 1-hour drive. Lucca is also very easily accessible, the Pisa airport is 30 minutes drive away and Florence airport is only 45 minutes.
Description in Detail
Villa dei Limoni originally dates back to the 17th century and was enlarged and refined with decorations and frescoed rooms in the 18th century. Enhanced by a large lovely Italian garden full of fruit trees, colorful flowers and old lemon pots, the garden still maintains it’s original 18-century design with its vine pergola running along two sides of the garden wall. The entire garden is surrounded by an old garden-wall keeping it nicely secluded from the outside world.
This estate measures a total of 3000 mq and is composed of 3 buildings; the main villa, an independent apartment building and a limonaia. There is also a swimming pool that measures approximately 8.5 mq.
The main villa measures approximately 1100 mq with 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and is distributed on 3 levels. The floors are made from typical old terracotta tiles and the ceilings have wooden beams. On the ground floor there is a large living room with a piano, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, dining room with a fireplace and a spacious living room, also with fireplace. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, 2 of which have en suite with bathrooms, one with a Jacuzzi.
The independent apartment building measures approximately 350 mq, offers 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and is distributed on 2 levels but also includes a large attic.
Lastly, the Limonaia measures 150 mq and has been remodelled by the owner to be used as an art studio instead of as a greenhouse.
Current State and Condition
The property itself is in good condition but the secondary independent apartment building needs renovations. Everything else would just need minor decorative changes.
Land Registry Details
The property is in good standing and in compliance with local building and zoning regulations. When a sale is registered to a private individual, it is subject to a mortgage and/or cadastral registry fee, following the laws for that specific case/circumstance of the acquirer.
Utilities and Services
All utilities are present.
The property is a perfect solution to be immediately experienced and used as a second home during the summer periods and / or to be worked on international circuits of tourist rentals so to generate an interesting income.