Charming Villa in Matraia
€3,500,000Matraia, Lucca, Tuscany
(Referral Fee: for the buyer 3% incl. VAT)
- Stunning Views
- 300 olive trees
- Swimming Pool
- 4 buildings
- 18th century villa
Property SummaryThis exquisite property is located in one of the most beautiful and elegant areas of Lucca. The estate includes a charming 18th century villa with several annexes, one of which features a characteristic and newly restored farmhouse “Casa Rosa”. The entire property is constituted of 4 buildings: the main villa covers approximately 1000 sqm, Casa Rosa, a recently fully refurbished farm house of 300 sq meters, and two other buildings of 250 sqm. All these buildings are surrounded by 7 hectares of olive trees, fields and wood that lead to a stream immersed in beech trees, acacias and oaks.
The property includes two beautiful gardens, olive groves, a stream with naturally formed pond, swimming pool and stunning views overlooking the Lucca plains. This enchanting villa surrounded by prosperous vegetation is south-facing and enjoys fresh summers and warm winters. With the land including 300 olive trees, it produces one of the best olive oils in Tuscany. The gardens are an explosion of beautiful flowers and rare plants which have been carefully arranged. This includes a selection of roses in mixed colours, from pale rose to white and red, a pergola of wisteria, a Japanese cherry tree with magnificent pink blossoms, and other gorgeous flowers.
The ancient villa and the adjacent farmhouse have been restored by the present owner with a strong respect for their historical structure, evolution and finish. The property maintains a truly authentic environment. This authenticity is a rare commodity and is increasingly threatened by the homogenising steam roller of modernity - here it is preserved and celebrated. The surrounding countryside of wooded hills and small villages have long been appreciated by the nobility of Lucca. For centuries it has been a popular destination for visitors because of its climate, its flora, its closeness to the sea, rivers and its many fascinating walks and excursions in the mountains and medieval villages.
The property, however, is also close to towns and cities where one can enjoy the social and cultural life. Lucca is a short 15 minutes drive from the house and offers a museum of modern and contemporary art, several restaurants, pubs and its charming and unique walls embrace the entire town. Florence, only a 60 minute drive away, is one of the most remarkable Italian cities for its culture and history. The property is also close to Pisa airport (40 minutes), to Abetone (60 minutes), ideal for skiing in winter and Versilia (30 minutes), renowned for its active summer life and long beaches.
APE Villa: Class G / 231,90 Kwh/m2 year
APE Farmhouse: Class G / 221,20Kwh/m2 year