The historical Palazzo Buonvisi was built in 1274 as a fortress-palazzo. In 1648 the property was completely re-modelled to become a hunting lodge. Many famous Tuscan families have been the previous owners of this Palazzo, like the Castruccios, the Guinigis and the Sforzas.
The building develops over 3 floors with a total of 500 sqm / 5380 sqf; can be sold furnished.
The Buonvisi Palace consists of 12 rooms and 5 bathrooms of which three in the bedrooms; a 6th small bathroom is located in the gated garden in front of the Palazzo.
Ground floor - 140 sqm / 1506 sqf with room height of 3.90 mt / 12.8 ft
First floor - 182 sqm / 1960 sqf with room height of 4.90 mt / 16 ft
Loft - 140 sqm / 1506 sqf with a room height of 2.60 mt / 8.5 ft on average
Semi-basement - 40 sqm / 430 sqf including a wellness center with tiled floor and beamed ceiling in chestnut wood and a laundry
Gated garden of 1450 sqm / 15607 sqf,with a beautiful swimming pool of 45 sqm (9 x 5m) / 484 sqf (97 x 53.8 sqf), lined with 'pietra serena' stone and a decorative fountain
The property includes a gated Italian medieval style garden of 1450 sqm / 15607 sqf , with a pool created from the ancient fishpond of 45 sqm / 484 sqf with a depth of mt. 1.40 / 4.6 ft . In the gated garden there is also a kitchen with veranda, an ancient wood oven and a small bathroom.
The renovation works in 2008 were carried out with great care, so that all modern comforts are on hand - but do not spoil the incredible charm of this beautiful Palazzo. All rooms have air conditioning.
The beautiful estate of Palazzo Buonvisi is located on the hills of the small Medieval town of Ghivizzano, some 30 km / 18.6 miles from Lucca along the River Serchio Valley.