Duplex apartment with two panoramic terraces, in the historical centre of Lajatico with a spectacular view of the Tuscan hills. The apartment is 130 sqm, and is on the second floor of a historical building in the centre of Lajatico, where the famous teno
Duplex apartment with two panoramic terraces, in the historical centre of Lajatico with a spectacular view of the Tuscan hills.
The apartment is 130 sqm, and is on the second floor of a historical building in the centre of Lajatico, where the famous tenor, Andrea Bocelli was born. It has a beautiful view of the gently rolling hills of Valdera.
Access to the apartment is via a communal staircase which only services 2 apartments.
There is a small public car park in front of the church and in front of the entrance hall to this property.
Spread over 2 floors, the apartment consists of: a large living-room with a wood-pellet stove, kitchen/diner with kitchen island from which there is access to the terrace with beautiful views; 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom. On the upper floor, with access both via the inside or outside staircases, there is a large bedroom with bathroom and an arched window; panoramic terrace and laundry cupboard.
On the ground floor, on street level, there is a garage of 19 sqm.
The apartment has been completely restored recently, preserving the authentic character features but combining modern architectural enhancements.
The property is very light and peaceful, with independent gas central heating system and water softener.
From the apartment, you can walk to the main square of Lajatico, which is beautifully decorated with sculptures and works of art by local artists.
Set in Central Tuscany in the lovely town of Lajatico, birth place of the tenor Andrea Boccelli is set in breathtaking countryside. The natural contours of the land have been used to create the Teatro del Silenzio. In the summer months some of the biggest names in opera come for a special performance with the singers. This open air theatre was built especially to host this just once annual event and hence its name. The quintessential Tuscan countryside around Lajatico offer superb views.
The area is in the heart of Tuscany nestled between Pisa and Florence this colourful landscape of rolling hills dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes flanked with tall dark green cypress trees epitomise Tuscany.
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.
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 and Palaia with Florence and Pisa.
Distances: Pisa 50 km, Lucca 55, Florence 75 km, Coast 40 km.