Property Details: Bedrooms: 4; Bathrooms: 3.
Beautiful four-bed, detached stone villa (310 sqm) with paved garden and large dining pergola, and with swimming pool, set in the hills of Lunigiana in Tuscany. There is a beautiful, light art studio/additional living area which offers the possibility of using this space as an independent guest unit, perfect for home and rental, or the whole makes a wonderful family home.
The villa has been restored with love and care, and with particular attention to detail. Authentic rustic characteristics of natural stone, wooden beamed ceilings, fireplaces, and terracotta floors have been retained and married with modern fittings to create a light and airy home, full of charm. There is an easy flow to the house and a great connection from inside to outside, making it delightfully comfortable and relaxing.
The house is entered to a spacious entrance hall which leads through to a well-equipped, light, and open kitchen /diner with immediate access to a beautiful, paved south-facing garden (180 sqm) to the front of the property with wonderful views. A large, stylish wooden and terracotta tiled portico offers an excellent summer dining area, to seat eight easily, and it is a wonderful place to relax. The kitchen accesses a large larder/ storeroom and there is a utility room with a washing machine and boot storage which can be accessed directly from the outside. There is also a bathroom with a whirlpool bath and a separate shower on the ground floor. Additionally, the property benefits from an integral, spacious art studio/work area and "summer lounge" which are also on ground floor and are equipped with all services, including a wood burner and bathroom. To the rear of the studio, there is a large storage room. This flexible space, full of light, which also opens onto the sun terrace offers itself a number of uses and can be used independently of the main house, or as a part of it.
Upstairs the stunning living space is large and bright. It comprises a sitting room with chestnut beams, exposed stone and brickwork, wooden flooring, and a glass-fronted wood-burning fireplace. Full-height french windows look out onto impressive views across the valley. Leading off the sitting room is another large room with windows on three sides. It is currently used as a study, or it could easily become a further double bedroom. Across from the living area are two double bedrooms. The master bedroom has a large dressing area and an en-suite with a bath and shower. Both the bedroom and the bathroom lead out onto a beautiful sun terrace, again with panoramic views. There is also another double bedroom. On the second floor, there is a spacious bedroom suite with exposed stone walls comprising a double bedroom, en-suite bathroom, and a private living room with its own wood-burner. There is potential here for a further bedroom. Fully restored with all services connected and fittings of excellent quality. Wifi.
The pretty paved garden with a marble graveled area features two beautiful olive trees together with numerous ornamental planters. Rustic stone steps lead up to the tiled sun terrace with panoramic views across the valley. To the west end of the villa, there is a swimming pool (8m x 3m) built in August 2018, which is securely gated. To the rear of the property, a room provides ample storage for garden tools/equipment/ furniture. Beautiful olive groves with approximately 40 olive trees on grass terraces surround the property and the property is entirely enclosed by metal railings and gates making it safe for dogs and children. This land area is around 1,300 sqm. There is central heating and wood-burning stoves. Ample private, off-road parking.