Jewel of a property overlooking the historic centre of the city of Barga, in the province of Lucca.
A recently renovation of a period villa, set in a panoramic position overlooks the heart of the historic centre of medieval town..
This villa is set on 3 levels, with spacious gardens, there are two out buildings one is a former ‘limonaia' and the other a former service building now converted into a summer apartment with outside spaces.
Gardens -the spaces are very well kept, there are lawns, rose and assorted flower beds plus a spacious private gated car park. The grounds amount to 3'550mq. There is a temporary pool structure situated in a particularly panoramic area of the garden.
Private water supply for irrigation purposes – the property owner sank a bore-hole used for irrigation and for the pool.
The Villa is 220mq of habitable space with a veranda of 7mq. and terraces of 90m. The renovation has been done to a very high standard and in an elegant fashion, the period materials have been well selected and modern commodities such as central heating, double glazing etc. have been discreetly incorporated into the restoration.
Ground floor – this level consists of a lounge that leads into veranda with very pleasing views of the gardens, the next room is an entrance hall with show staircase that leads upstairs, this room leads into a dinning room with fireplace then on to the kitchen, laundry room with bathroom. there are steps that lead down to a lower level where we find a hallway and an independent bedroom with bathroom. There is a door that leads outside to the gardens.
First floor – There is a master bathroom with bathtub, 3 bedrooms one with private bathroom. Each of the bedrooms have access to a terrace or one of the 2 panoramic balconies.
Top floor – there is a totally independent apartment with own access from the rear of the property. This self-contained flat has spacious bedroom, bathroom, large lounge and kitchen.
Cellar is accessible via the kitchen and/or an independent external entrance. The cellar houses the heating system for the whole villa.
The ‘Limonaia' in the past the property was a ‘limonaia' used for the storage of lemon plants during the winter months. This 31mq garden outbuilding was subsequently changed to create a unique self-contained property with gardens with a fabulous panoramic views.
The house consists of an open plan living room with fireplace, dining area, kitchen and a bathroom. There is a mezzanine level above the kitchen which service as a matrimonial bedroom. The property has a very pleasing light to it, the finishing details are modern and elegant. The lawn in front complements the property and encourages outdoor living.
It has to be noted that lawn is divided in 2 by a paved footpath which leads to a covered parking area with private access to the main road.
Second Outbuilding. This former rural storage space has been converted into small 36mq. guest quarters with outside spaces for summer dinning and out-door cooking area with bread-oven.
There are three independent entrances to the grounds, two with a car and one on foot.
The property is very well located not only does it have stunning views but also for the proximity to shopping, bars and restaurants.