This exceptional estate is situated in the outskirts of Lucca, just a short drive to the historic centre. The property is one of Italy’s most exclusive villas and is set on 5 hectares of terraced olive groves and enchanting Italian gardens. Originally constructed as a hunting lodge, today this Tuscan retreat is immersed in a splendid parkland of ornamental ponds, antique fountains, time forgotten courtyards and lemon-scented Italian gardens. This historic villa dates back to the 18th century and has been carefully restored to a very high standard.
This holiday villa offers a panoramic view of its own idyllic estate and when the flowers are in bloom the gardens are brought to life and become a fragrant paradise. This grand Tuscan manor represents the quintessential Italian countryside life while still being in close proximity to nearby villages and cities.
The estate is comprised of three buildings interconnected with courtyards and gardens. The hamlet offers 12 en suite bedrooms, a grand dining hall, several living rooms, a study, a billiards room, fully fitted Tuscan kitchen, a large pool, and private gym. The villa offers plenty of space for larger groups to entertain and relax together or independently.The property is elegant yet comfortable and was designed for families and entertaining in mind.
The estate offers a traditional living plan with high wood-beamed ceilings and terracotta floors throughout. The interiors are spacious, bright with natural light and are elegantly designed with exquisite antiques, chandeliers, and tapestries that tie in the deep heritage of Italian culture. This luxury villa has numerous outdoor lounge and dining areas including a large outdoor dining table that seats up to 24 guests, perfect for al fresco dining both night and day. There is a beautiful flat grassy garden surrounding the swimming pool, making it an idyllic place for relaxation with young children.
The location is excellent with horseback riding, golf, and tennis all nearby. The historic center of Lucca is a short drive from the villa. Moreover, the villa is within an hour from Florence and just 30 minutes away from Pisa and the seaside resort of Forte dei Marmi. Whether you would like to spend an afternoon lounging beside the pool, enjoy a lunch al fresco in the gardens, or journey into the beautiful towns of Lucca, Pisa, or Florence, this villa offers a wonderful location to experience what Tuscany has to offer.