Villa Germana near Lucca (R.536)

Barga Tuscany Italy
For Sale €.850.000 - Villa
R.536 430 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 Garage

The Property

This romantic Liberty Villa built around the beginning  of the 1900s of approximately 430 sqm is for sale in Barga.

The villa comprises on the ground floor: an entrance through the original double glass doors into a bright hall which leads onto a dining room with a fire place and two large windows overlooking the garden, a living room with ceramic floors and a large window and glass doors that open out onto a patio area paved in marble. From the living room there is access into a bright sunny room which at present is used as a music room. The large kitchen also has glass doors that lead onto a second paved patio area on a different side of the house but which maintains the same privacy as the rest of the external area of the property.

On the first floor: two double bedrooms and two large rooms which are presently used as dressing rooms or walk in wardrobes, two bathrooms each with a bath and a shower are decorated with Venetian Plaster and there is also a study. With exclusion of the bathrooms this floor has parquet flooring.

At the top of the house is a large attic with wooden beams and floors which offers plenty of storage space whereas in the basement there is more storage room and the laundry.

The Villa has been very well maintained and still has some of the original furniture which can be sold with the house if desired. Both the fireplaces work and can be used although there is also gas central heating that runs iron radiators. The purchase of this villa not only gives you the opportunity of owning a beautiful house but also the privilege of owning a piece of Italian history that has survived two world wars while conserving its charm and elegance.

Outside

The property also boasts out buildings used for wood storage and as a boiler room. It has a garage and the old lemon house is now used as a summer kitchen and is perfect for entertaining friends and family in the hot weather. The large garden of 1700 sqm approx  has fruit trees and is bordered by a high hedge for privacy and there is also space for a swimming pool.

Suitability

The property is ideal as a family home and is being used as such at present although it would also make lovely holiday accomodation.

Location

Situated in the centre of Barga within walking distance of all the important services.

Barga is a lively centre that has all the necessary services such as schools, banks, doctors, a hospital, shops a swimming pool and riding school and lots more. During the summer many events take place which give you the opportunity to taste the delicious local products and enjoy live music. Over the Christmas period and the Epifany other traditional celebrations take place such as ‘singing the Befana!’

Lucca is only 45 minutes away by car and offers restaurants, museums, and other interesting attractions such as taking a bike ride on the Roman walls which surround the city.

Pisa airport is only 70 km away (1hr 10) and the beaches of the Versilian coast are about 70 km away (1hr 15) (Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi).

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