Elegant and well proportioned town house (155 sqm), in the very centre of a beautiful Tuscan village in Valdera, with two large terraces and a spectacular view over the Tuscan countryside. Ample opportunity for some improvement to further living space in the large attic rooms to create a spacious home.
The entrance is through a large doorway on the ground floor and the property is set over two floors and consists of a large, double living room with a fireplace; a kitchen with a large terrace off and with a store cupboard and a bathroom on this level. On the second floor there are two large bedrooms and a bathroom and another large terrace. There are large attic rooms, with high ceilings and original finishings, offering potential for additional accommodation. The rooms are large and the ceilings are high and much of the original character of the building has been retained, with terracotta floors and heavy wooden beamed ceilings and Tuscan brick arches giving a sense of timeless elegance.
The quintessential Tuscan countryside around Lajatico offers superb views and beautifully restored architecture. The little town is located in Valdera in Central Tuscany between Pisa and Florence. The colourful landscape of rolling hills dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes lined with tall dark green cypress trees epitomise the Tuscan landscape. The area is scattered with historical towns and medieval villages, castles and country churches and a landscape with golden meadows of wheat dancing in the breeze, vineyards, olive groves and fields of sunflowers. Meandering through the countryside of Valdera you feel the vestiges of the mysterious Etruscan civilization. Here Andrea Boccelli was born and bred and it is in the heart of Valdera in Lajatico that the famous Teatro del Silenzio (the Theatre of Silence) where natural landscape creates a breathtaking setting and in the summer months some of the biggest names in opera come for a special performance. Casciana Terme has thermal waters and spa facilities and is a pretty town with piazzas and cafès serving the local wine. The città d’arte (cities of art) include Volterra, San Gimignano, Palaia and Florence.
The lovely town of Lajatico, birthplace of the tenor Andrea Bocelli is set in breathtaking countryside. The natural contours of the land have been used to create the Teatro del Silenzio where the singer holds a concert in July every year together with other internationally famous singers. This open air theatre, il Teatro del Silenzio, was built especially to host this just once annual event and hence its name. The quintessential Tuscan countryside around Lajatico offer superb views and beautifully restored properties.
Distances: Orciatico on the doorstep, Lajatico 7 km, Volterra 15 km, Pontedera (train station) 35 km, Cecina (beaches) 45 km, Pisa (airport) 55 km, Lucca 65 km, Siena 80 km, Florence 90 km.