Tuscan villa dating from the 1500s with swimming pool, set in a magnificent position with a panoramic view of the valley. This ancient property has been restored with style, comfort and attention to detail.
The property is divided into seven independent apartments each with its own design and characteristics, spread over three floors. It therefore lends itself very well as a rental opportunity, although it would equally well convert easily to a stunning family home. In total there are 12 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.
The current owners have successfully run the property as holiday lets over the summer months.
On the upper level there are four apartments :
Lilac : 70 m sq with open plan living room – kitchen, bathroom with shower, 2 bedrooms of which one with en suite shower room;
Lime : 70 m sq with open plan living room – kitchen, 2 bedrooms each with en suite shower room;
Blue : 70 m sq with open plan living room – kitchen, bathroom with shower and 2 bedrooms;
Cream : 70 m sq with open plan living room – kitchen, bathroom with shower and 2 bedrooms;
On the top floor :
White : 40 m sq with open plan living room, kitchen opening onto a private terrace, bathroom with shower and two bedrooms;
Pink : 50 m sq with open plan living room opening onto private terrace, kitchen, bathroom with bath and double bedroom;
On the ground floor there is a small apartment :
with open plan living room – kitchen, bathroom with shower and one bedroom. There is also a laundry room on this level.
On the lower ground floor there are large stone vaulted rooms, ‘cantina’, currently used for storage. Private drive and parking, swimming pool (12 x 6 m), 1 hectare (two and a half acres) of land including an antique stone bridge and moat, fruit trees and magnificent views.
Wifi internet and Sat TV throughout. Solar panels, air conditioning. The property can also easily be converted to a large family home.
The property is in the village of Mulazzo where it is said that the medieval literary scholar Dante exiled from Florence in the early 1300’s and it is here that he wrote the ‘Inferno’ of the Divine Comedy. There are several hill villages set amongst the chestnut groves and streams and rivers that criss-cross the lush green landscape. There is a pizzeria / restaurant in the village and a friendly cafè on the piazza.
Lunigiana is a magical part of Tuscany.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-hours’ drive away. The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre (UNESCO World Heritage site) 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 each just over an hour away.
Distances : Pontremoli 8 km (motorway and train station), Aulla 10 km, Lerici (beaches) 40 km, Cinque Terre 45 km, Parma (airport) 90 km, Pisa (airport) 95 km, Lucca 95 km, Florence 120 km.