Villa in Compignano, Tuscany, Italy
Historical villa for sale in Tuscany
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Prestigious historical villa of 1300 sqm approx. in addition to the church and the annexes, inserted in a wonderful park and land for a total of 111 ha on the Tuscan hills, in the province of Lucca.
Situated on top of a hill, 350 meters above sea level, the villa enjoys a unique view overlooking the Tyrrhenian coast: on the right side it carries the gulf of La Spezia (the so-called Bay of Poets) while on the left Livorno and in front of the Villa there are the islands belonging to the Tuscan Archipelago. The Villa is 13 km from Lucca, 15 km from Versilia and 45 km from Pisa Airport.
The Villa, built between the end of the 16th and the beginning of the 17th century, probably by architect Stefano Nieri, in the 18th century, along with the land and the farm, became the property of the Mansi family, one of the noblest and oldest "casati" in Lucca And responsible for numerous renovations and enrichments throughout the property. While in 1812 it was bought by Elisa Baciocchi Buonaparte who was immediately abducted by beauty and charm, since then, hosting illustrious members of the Bonaparte family became an integral part of the historical scenario of the time.
The complex includes habitable buildings - manor house of 1220 square meters, 3 outbuildings obtained from rural houses for a total of 310 square meters - and buildings to be restored: farmhouse and rural buildings for a total of 865 square meters and private chapel of 60 square meters.
The manor house is on 5 levels, completely frescoed on the main floor and is so divided:
• Ground Floor: entrance, two living rooms with fireplace and windows in the north- south direction, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, wardrobe area, lounge area; study, dining room and a small guest bathroom.
• Lower Floor: large dining room for up to 34 seats, living room with a large carved stone fireplace, two bathrooms, storage room, cellar and a large kitchen.
• Semi-Basement Floor: wide living room with billiard and a grand piano with direct access to the Italian Garden.
• First floor: 3 bedrooms with a shared bathroom; 1 bedroom with en suite bathroom; studio-library with bathroom.
• Second floor: laundry and ironing room with wardrobe area.
There is a lift that has been installed recently and connects all the floors of the villa.
State and finishes
The main villa is completely frescoed on the main floor and is in good condition. There are alarm systems with cameras, grates on the ground floors and security doors. The aqueduct that supplies water to the entire country is the property of the villa. The villa is equipped with a telephone line, fax, ADSL, and switchboard.
The property, overlooking the Tuscan coastline of Viareggio, is surrounded by gentle olive groves. The simple shape of the Villa, with its architectural features like "bugnato" for the main entrance and the smooth stones framing the windows, is a masterpiece of elegance. In front of the Villa a large terrace leads through a double staircase to the wonderful Italian garden located in the lower lawn. The wonderful location of the villa, the extreme elegance of its architecture and its important historical background create the natural attraction that is still present in every corner of this property. Continuing to stroll through the charming park, we find the heated pool with Jacuzzi and the helicopter landing area.
Potential of Use
Ideal as an important home to live immersed in the tranquility and beauty of nature and at the same time as a unique place where to create a Resort full of charm.
Via di Compignano , Compignano, Tuscany, Italy