Stunning 18th-century patrician villa with guesthouses, land and private park, walking distance from amenities and services, only a few km from Pisa and the Tyrrhenian coast.
This historic building enjoys a prime location, in an open and sunny position, within easy reach from the most important art towns in Tuscany like Florence, Lucca, Volterra, San Gimignano and Siena, as well from the main seaside resorts of Versilia such as Viareggio (39 km) and Forte dei Marmi (51 km). The property is easy accessible thanks to the vicinity to the dual carriageway Florence-Pisa-Livorno and to the international airport of Pisa, only 10 km away. The closest train station and bus stop are less than 1 km away. Also the thermal baths of San Giuliano (15’) and the golf courses in Tirrenia (20’) and San Miniato (30’) are close to the property.
DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGS
The villa (2,500 sqm) is composed of a main three-storey building and two two-storey wings.
The main entrance from the park opens into a majestic hall, while the entrance from the road gives access to a wide room, which used to be a carriage hall. Still on the ground floor, preceded by a sitting room, there is a wonderful chapel.
A monumental staircase with sandstone steps and stunning balustrade with Carrara marble columns leads to the piano nobile. The second floor can be reached through another staircase.
The two-story lateral wing looking onto the southern area of the garden, originally a loggia, currently includes a spacious room and a big bathroom with bath tub.
The lateral wing looking on the other side of the garden, the servants’ quarters, has a kitchen with fireplace, wood oven and washtub.
Four suites have been arranged in the renovated parts of the ground floor and of the first floor, which are occasionally used as holiday accommodation.
The property includes a lemon house.
STATE AND FINISHING
The property, which was subject matter of researches and editorial publications, was declared to have a remarkable historic-artistic value.
The villa, decorated with magnificent frescoes and mosaics, boasts groin vaulted ceilings, barrel vaulted ceilings, frescoed ceilings, a monumental stone staircase, Carrara marble columns and doors decorated with gold.
Part of the ground floor and the piano nobile have been recently restored, bringing them back to their original splendour, however the property needs further restoration works.
The property is surrounded by a perfectly maintained park of about 11,000 sqm and a neighboring land of about 1,300 sqm. In the park, characterized by a great variety of plants, there are centuries-old trees, among which two rare examples of plane trees creating a shaded area in the western side of the garden. Moreover, the park is enriched by a holm oak forest, laurel oaks and bamboo plants.
There is the possibility to build a pool or a tennis court in the land next to the park.
USE AND POTENTIALS
Considering its dimensions, position and high historic value, the villa can be used as prestigious private residence with rental business, luxury hotel, meeting centre, prestigious representative residence or international research centre. Both the villa and the garden can host ceremonies, meetings, shows and concerts.
There is also the possibility to divide the villa into apartments of various sizes.