Tuscany, Lunigiana, Bagnone

€ 750,000

Price € 750,000
Location Tuscany, Lunigiana, Bagnone
Bedrooms 6
Swimming pool
Within 1 hour of an airport Yes
Close to amenities Yes

A unique 8 bedroom beautifully restored property with swimming pool at the edge of a hamlet walking distance from a picturesque small town.

The villa has been restored with style and attention to detail maintaining the elegant character of the property.

Entrance is off a stone flagged courtyard to a living room with fireplace and terrace doors opening onto the garden and pool area, an exposed brick arch separates the built in kitchen complete with Aga cooking range and dining area, further sitting room, bedroom and bathroom suite, wc and laundry room;

upstairs there is a character drawing room opening onto terrace, master bedroom suite and a further 3 bedrooms each with bathroom and reading room,

the attic area has been converted to include 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.

The garden is partly paved with swimming pool and decking.

Complete with central heating, broad band internet and sat tv. Possibility of purchasing furniture.

Private car porch for 2 cars.

Pontremoli is 15 km, beaches 40 km, skiing 40 km, Lucca 85 km, Pisa airport 90 km. There is a railway station and supermarkets in the town of Villafranca in Lunigiana 6 km.

The picturesque town of Bagnone within walking distance, is dominated by a fairytale castle and offers a selection of restaurants, shops and cafès set around the cobbled piazza. A river runs through the town and with a series of waterfalls river.

Bagnone is ideal for watching the local town life go by while sipping a cappuccino in one of the many cafès. Cobbled lanes with interlinking archways and restaurants hidden under the stone vaults, shops offering local produce and the backdrop of the mountains make this a particularly pretty town in the area.

Lunigiana (pronounced Loonee-janna) is a magical part of Tuscany starting with its name the ‘Land of the Moon’. The hills that encircle Lunigiana create an intimate and relaxed atmosphere whilst the blend of the mountains and sea are extremely inviting to those who enjoy the outdoors. The rolling landscape is liberally sprinkled with castles of Medici or Malaspina vintage but for lovers of the coast the sea is only half-an-hours’ drive away.

Lunigiana is special and has been likened to a magical kingdom. It is not only the breath-taking scenery with its abundance of medieval castles but you simply feel a huge sense of wellbeing radiating from the sunshine, glorious countryside, delicious food and wine, kind friendly locals and most importantly, from the sense of tradition and community amongst people here that is rarely seen in modern day life.

The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre are ideal for swimming and sailing in the summer while the snow clad mountains offer skiing in the local resorts during the winter months and are each a short drive away. The area is criss-crossed with marked footpaths for walks to the hills and mountains. The airports of Pisa, Parma and Genova are all within an hours’ drive.

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