VILLA ARIELLA

Tuscany, Lunigiana, Fivizzano

€ 590,000

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Price € 590,000
Location Tuscany, Lunigiana, Fivizzano
Bedrooms 4
Garden Yes
Terrace Yes
Land 17600 SQM
Swimming pool Yes
Total Area 243 SQM
Within 1 hour of an airport Yes
Close to amenities Yes

In a stunning location with majestic views in every direction this beautiful stone farmhouse is very special. Set among the green hills of Lunigiana, with olive groves, fields of lavender and scattered oak trees, the views towards the Apuan mountains and across the valley are truly breathtaking. The farmhouse is totally private, but easily accessible on a short private paved road and it is not at all remote. There is total peace and tranquility in the countryside yet the little village of Agnino is within walking distance, the main town of Aulla, with supermarkets and access to the autostrada, is only a ten minute drive and Pisa airport is just over an hour away.

The property comprises a spacious and well-equipped stone farmhouse, a separate, detached guest suite and taverna, a swimming pool with a useful outbuilding housing a little kitchen and shower room and nearly 4 acres of land. The finish oozes quality. The paved patio entrance area with hand-crafted railings, perfectly positioned stone flower tubs, the carved supports for the wooden pergolas and the tuscan brick arches all demonstrate immaculate attention to detail. The farmhouse is entered into a large and airy living room with chestnut beamed ceiling, opening to the well-equipped kitchen with corner larder. There is a separate study and a good storeroom also on the ground floor as well as a handcrafted modern bathroom. Upstairs are three double bedrooms, the master with en-suite shower room, another double bedroom with en-suite shower and another twin/double bedroom. A separate detached building forms the 'dependence' with a lovely covered patio area with outstanding views, for outside dining and a separate taverna kitchen, and a barbecue area and also a pizza oven, perfect for sociable evenings with friends. On the first floor of the 'dependance' is a large double bedroom with shower room and with a large jacuzzi/ whirlpool bath.

Below the house is the stunning swimming pool (11m x 5m), positioned to take in the view with a pergola for shade and a pool house with shower room and small kitchen and covered portico to relax in. The property has been built recently with first class fittings and finishings. There is excellent thermal insulation and solar panels for central heating and hot water. There is central heating which can run from the wood stoves or from the solar panels. The garden has an automated irrigation system. Security cameras and alarm is fitted. The land of 17,000 sqm (4 acres) is stunning, with olive groves, lavander, woodlands and landscaped gardens.

The property is in the heart of beautiful countryside with the larger town of Fivizzano just 5 kms away. Often referred to as the Florence of Lunigiana, this medieval walled town is both beautiful and practical with supermarkets, restaurants and coffee bars. The bustling town hosts many cultural events over the summer with concerts in the piazza and reenactments of medieval parades and with its musical heritage the town also attracts international musicians during its annual folk music festival. There is a hospital, shops and restaurants in the town. The rolling landscape is liberally sprinkled with castles of Medici or Malaspina vintage and for lovers of the coast the sea is only just over half-an-hour away. The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre (UNESCO World Heritage site) are ideal for swimming and sailing. The area is criss-crossed with marked footpaths for walks to the hills and mountains. The airports of Pisa, Parma and Genova are all just over an hour away.

Distances: Fivizzano 5 km, Aulla (motorway and trains) 15 km, Lerici (beaches) 30 km, Cinque Terre 40 km, Lucca 90 km, Pisa (airport) 95 km.

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