Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany
|7 Beds||7 Baths||450 Sq.m.|
This historic villa is located a short walk from the center of Bagni di Lucca. The driveway to the property is from the main road to Bagni di Lucca. The driveway is nicely screened from the road with large trees, which also provide good shade for the villa during the hot summer months. The villa is on a total of four floors including basement and has a living area of 450 sqm, which does not include the basements. Both the first and second floors, in addition to the living room, also have their own veranda and terrace. The perfect place to relax and enjoy the views of the surrounding area. Entrance on the ground floor: Large and impressive entrance hall, small living / TV room, two large bedrooms with ensuite facilities. One of the bedrooms also has access to the patio, exit to the basements and stairs to the first floor. First floor: Hallway, large living room, large dining room, dining kitchen with central cooking island, open fireplace and exit to the garden and terraces, two utility rooms, storage room and boiler room, double room with ensuite bathroom. Second floor: Large central living room, four bedrooms, all of which have their own bathroom. On the floor is also a dining room with access to the terrace and porch. Lower floor: 150 sqm basement. The current owners have run the property as a very successful Bed & Breakfast for the many visitors who come to Bagni di Lucca at all times of the year. They have retained their private accommodation on the ground floor and on the first floor, while the upper floor is reserved for guests. However, it could also become a beautiful large family house. Over the last few years, the villa has been completely renovated to an exceptionally high standard, and this renovation has included complete new wiring, renewal of the plumbing system and installation of central heating system, new roof and renewal of some of the floors in the property.
Many of the old details have been preserved where this was possible, including cotto tiles on the floors, the visible chestnut beams in the ceilings and the original open fireplaces. The entire villa is surrounded by 23,000 sqm of land, and a large part of this is laid out as a garden and recreation area. In addition, there are terraces that can be used for outdoor dining and al-fresco dining. The villa forms the perfect setting if one enjoys being surrounded by tranquility and space, but at the same time being in the immediate vicinity of a vibrant city with restaurants and shopping. Bagni di Lucca is located between the mountains of Tosco Emiliano, 152 meters above sea level. The city is a true oasis of peace and quiet. The warmth of the inhabitants, the mild climate and the thermal baths make this place an ideal destination / excursion destination for tourists and locals. Bagni di Lucca has been known for its hot springs since Roman times. The proceeds from these thermal baths developed Bagni di Lucca into a much-visited tourist destination, especially for English people – a relaxing and pleasant oasis. The city was the summer residence of Napoleon and his sister, Elisha. A casino and a large dance floor were built, and gambling became a big part of the nightlife. In the area around Bagni di Lucca, cardboard, chalk and plastic are produced. There are still active thermal baths in the city, where a visit to the hot spring water can be recommended.
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