Nestled in a secluded and picturesque location within one of Lucca’s most esteemed areas, just 6km from the city center and 80km from Florence lies this exquisite farmhouse, meticulously restored to its former glory. Set amidst approximately one hectare of land, adorned mainly with olive trees and a portion designated for garden space, this property offers a serene retreat.

Spanning across three floors, the approximately 500-square-meter residence boasts a layout that epitomizes elegance and functionality. On the ground floor, an inviting living area showcases antique terracotta flooring and exposed beam ceilings, complemented by a grand study featuring a fireplace, a dining room, a laundry room, a storage area, and access to the cellar.

Ascending to the first floor unveils the private quarters, comprising the master bedroom complete with an en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet, three additional bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a double bedroom with its own en-suite bathroom and private terrace, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding valley.

The third floor reveals further accommodation with a double bedroom, a study, and two bathrooms, providing ample space for relaxation and productivity.

While currently lacking a swimming pool, the property presents the opportunity for its construction, promising enhanced leisure and recreation amenities to further enrich the lifestyle experience.

The property is represented by our Italian colleague Daniela Sprea, Sales Associate of Italy Sotheby’s International Realty.

About Tuscany

Welcome to the essence of la dolce vita. Tuscany epitomizes the heart of the Italian countryside, resonating with ageless charm and grace. It stands as the cradle of the Renaissance, a land immortalized by the genius of Michelangelo and Botticelli. Its picturesque hill towns, adorned with olive groves, cypress trees, and vineyards, paint a canvas of unparalleled beauty.

Tuscany doesn’t just transport you to another era; it envelops you in a realm untouched by time, a landscape where fantasies seamlessly blend with reality. Here, amidst the majestic mountains and the azure sea, lies a haven where centuries-old villas, rustic farmhouses, and medieval castles stand as testament to the region’s rich heritage. From ancient frescos to modern helipads, these properties offer a fusion of history and luxury. Stringent regulations ensure that restoration work harmonizes with the local ambiance and traditions, preserving the timeless allure of the Tuscan landscape.

For those seeking a piece of Tuscan paradise, Florence, Pisa, and Siena beckon as cultural epicenters. Florence boasts elegant pied-à-terre apartments nestled near the iconic Duomo, while the hilltop communities of Fiesole and Settignano offer sprawling estates with panoramic views. The enchanting Chianti Hills, nestled between Florence and medieval Siena, are renowned for their vineyards producing world-class red wine, making rural properties in this area highly coveted. Seaside retreats like the islands of Elba and Giglio, along with the picturesque Monte Argentario peninsula, boast some of Tuscany’s most exclusive residences. Other coastal gems include Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi, renowned for their luxury beachfront properties.

In Italy, homeownership is not just a privilege; it’s a way of life. With approximately 80 percent of residences owner-occupied, Tuscany welcomes international buyers with open arms. From Dutch to American, and particularly British investors—so prevalent that the region has earned the moniker “Chiantishire”—to the rising presence of Russians, Tuscany’s allure knows no bounds. As dubbed by The Guardian newspaper, the influx of Russian buyers has playfully coined the term “Ruscany,” further cementing Tuscany’s status as a timeless sanctuary for discerning homeowners.