Stone village house with two bedrooms plus a fully restored ‘cantina’ and roof terrace with superb views. This restored property totals approx 110 sqm, offers much character including vaulted ceilings, wooden beams with original terracotta floors and is sold fully furnished and equipped.
The accommodation comprises fitted kitchen / diner with wood burning stove, living room also with wood burner, bedroom, spacious bathroom and hallway with stairs leading to the master bedroom. The large roof terrace, partly covered with a pergola, gives ample space for outside dining and sunbathing or just admiring the panoramic views. There is also a smaller terrace next to the kitchen. Beneath are vaulted cantina rooms, one of which has been restored with window and vaulted ceiling.
Situated close to the town of Villafranca in Lunigiana which is between Aulla and Pontremoli, in the centre of the area of Lunigiana. Take time to discover the old town centre where you will find some lovely restaurants and local amenities including banks, supermarkets and a weekly market. There is also a train station in town and a swimming pool and sport facilities. A kilometer away you can visit the delightful town of Filetto. Meander your way through the entire town where you will find every street is linked to a stone passage or bridge. Filetto is best enjoyed in the month of August when it opens its doors and hosts the annual medieval festival where all the villagers are dressed up and re-enacting a bygone age.
Lunigiana is a magical part of Tuscany. The rolling landscape is liberally sprinkled with castles of Medici or Malaspina vintage but for lovers of the coast the sea is only half-an-hours’ drive away. There is breath-taking scenery and you simply feel a huge sense of well-being radiating from the sunshine, glorious countryside, delicious food and wine, kind and friendly locals and most importantly, from the sense of tradition and community among people that is rarely seen in modern day life.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 within an easy drive.
Distances: Villafranca (shops, supermarket, train station) 7 kms, Pontremoli (train station, autostrada) 10 km, Lerici (beaches) 40 kms, Lucca 90 kms, Pisa (airport) 100 kms, Florence 150 kms.