Villa Pineta is a newly refurbished 3 bedroom farmhouse with a stunning 15m pool and private grounds. The spacious property has been tastefully decorated in a style that compliments the character of the house. With 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms and a cloakroom, this house is the perfect place for a group of friends or family to experience Tuscany at its best.
The property is a short distance uphill (approximately 5 minute drive) from the local town of Ghivizzano, north of Lucca, where there are many restaurants, bars and shops. Villa Pineta is just a 40 minute scenic drive north of the historic walled city of Lucca, famed for being the 2nd longest walled structure in Europe, as well as the birthplace of its most famous son, the world famous composer Giacomo Puccini. Daily concerts and museums are held around Lucca in his name. With many amazing restaurants and great shopping, this enchanting city is a must. There are many other interesting towns withing a 20 minute drive.
Nestled in the Tuscan hills, with its wood beamed ceilings, this unique spacious property has been tastefully and carefully refurbished in a style that compliments the character and charm of this Tuscan house. On arrival you will find a driveway leading to ample parking, with steps down to the house.
KITCHEN AND LIVING SPACE
With a newly refurbished well-equipped granite topped kitchen, this is the perfect space for cooking and entertaining, Still with original terracotta floor tiles the kitchen still has the old Tuscan appeal. The kitchen is equipped with all modern new appliances, such as dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine etc, as well as a large breakfast island, perfect for morning coffee.
Through the hallway there is a large dining room with an extendable table that can seat 8-10 people, ideal for indoor entertaining. A wood burning stove adds atmosphere and character in the colder winter months.
The living room is furnished with two comfortable sofas and an armchair. The Tuscan wood burning fireplace is a wonderful original feature. There is a smart TV with the usual platforms , Wi-Fi and games and many books for the guests entertainment.
Upstairs and accessible from the 2nd floor hallway , the house also has a wonderful relaxing balcony with incredible breath-taking views of the valley, A perfect place to sit and take in tranquillity and perfect sunrise’s and sunsets.
The Villa has 3 bedrooms and sleeps 7. The master bedroom is a spacious room, with amazing views that overlook the valley and a queen size memory foam bed with an en suite bathroom with shower and WC. There is a single memory foam roll out bed that can also be used if needed.
Bedroom 2 is spacious with a double bed that can be split into 2 singles if needed.
Bedroom 3 is a comfortable twin room with 2 single beds and plenty of hanging and drawer space.
The Grounds of the Villa has a grove of 30 well maintained olive trees, a huge fig tree, lemon trees and plenty of little places to escape if you want to spend some quiet time alone.
Attached to the house there is a covered patio with a pergola offering shade, and with a table for outdoor dining, providing magical evenings under the fairy or candle lights. In front of the house there is a patio with comfortable outdoor sofas and chairs for relaxing.
Next to the Pergola is a coal BBQ which is there for your use and is perfect for outdoor cooking.
The well maintained 15M swimming pool is perfect for cooling off and play in the lovely Tuscan summer days. Around the pool there are sunbeds, umbrellas and plenty of room on the pool deck with a poolside shower.
Villa Pineta is the perfect place for family or groups of friends to unwind and enjoy the beautiful Tuscan tranquillity.
For international flights, the region is easily reachable by flying into Pisa (60 mins) or Florence (75 mins) drive to the Villa by car. The nearest train station is only 2.5KM.
The Villa is a short distance uphill from the local town of Ghivizzano (1.8KM), on the windy road leading up to Lucignana. The village is delightful with many ancient buildings and points of interest. Seen from the main road from Lucca this quant village looks imposing with its castle walls and clock tower.
There are supermarkets, home-stores, pharmacies and many restaurants close-by. Also close by is the famous town of Barga situated at the top of a hill, with its medieval pathways inside the walls offering great delicious restaurants and bars.
The town of Bagni di Lucca is only a 15 minute drive. The town is famed for its natural thermal baths, which was frequented by the romans and updated by Napoleons sister Elisa Baciocchi in 1811, where her house still stands today. The baths are still open today and are wonderful for a relaxing spa day. The area also offers exciting rafting and outdoor activities, with many local companies offering fun days out for adventure seekers.
Lucca is only 40 minutes by train and Pisa 1 hour 10 minutes. Other places of interest nearby are Coreglia Antelminelli (3.7km north) Barga (4.6km north west),
Sommocolonia (5.6km north), Fornaci di Barga(4.4km north west), Tereglio (4.4km north east), Borgo a Mozzano (6.2km south east), Renaio (7.4km north), Bagni di Lucca (5.6km east).