Excellent opportunity to acquire a solid, light and airy detached farmhouse which has a great terrace with open view, five bedrooms, a large garden, open meadowland with olive trees and a vineyard, detached barn and private parking, set in a small village in the Lunigiana hills.
Spacious, detached five bedroom farmhouse with a great garden and lovely views. The house is in fair condition and would now benefit from some re-modelling and updating. Next to the house is a very large, detached barn on two levels which offers additional possibilities. The living accommodation totals around 160 sqm, with an additional approx 160 sqm in the barn.
The ground floor comprises a welcoming entrance hall, kitchen with fireplace and separate dining room and living room; upstairs there are five bedrooms and a bathroom, with a balcony (currently closed in with glass). With access from the external courtyard, on the ground floor is a cantina (store room).
There is a huge garden, easy car access and private parking. The meadowland of over 5,000 sqm (over an acre) stretches around the farmhouse and has glorious wide-open views. All services connected. Central heating.
The house is set on the edge of a small village in the municipality of Casola in Lunigiana which is a small town set on the hill above the Aulella river with the houses huddled around its central stone tower. Famous for its stone statues that date back to the Neolithic age and are thought to be gifts to the moon Goddess. There is a selection of shops and restaurants in the town, a chemist and in the neighbouring village a train station with direct trains to Lucca. There are beautiful views to the Apuan mountains and cobbled lanes lead from the town to the river.
Lunigiana is a magical part of Tuscany. The hills that encircle Lunigiana create an intimate and relaxed atmosphere whilst the blend of the mountains and sea are extremely inviting to those who enjoy the outdoors. The rolling landscape is liberally sprinkled with castles of Medici or Malaspina vintage and for lovers of the coast the sea is only half-an-hour away. The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre are ideal for swimming and sailing. The area is criss-crossed with marked footpaths for walks to the hills and mountains. The airports of Pisa, Parma and Genova are all just over an hour away.
Distances: Fivizzano 15 km, Aulla 20 km, Lerici (beaches) 40 km, Cinque Terre 50 km, Lucca 80 km, Pisa (airport) 100 km, Florence 150 km.