Property Description ID:37746124
Tenuta San Michele is a magnificent historic property, enjoying a picturesque location on the hills of Lucca, consisting of a 17th century villa, 2 charming lemon houses (lemon houses), a well-proportioned guesthouse and a farm of 1 character. The property, located just 7 km from the beautiful historic center of Lucca, is surrounded by 5 hectares (12.35 acres) of mature land that includes a large olive grove, with approx. 1,100 olive trees, which produce an excellent olive oil, a vineyard that extends for 5,000 square meters (1.23 acres) and 2 hectares (5 acres) of woodland located not far from this fabulous estate. The main villa, dating back to the early 1600s, is a true example of the historic architecture of the Lucca villas and is nestled within a fenced-in landscaped garden with a wonderful "nymphaeum" on the back that reminds us of ancient times and 2 large and enchanting lemon-houses / orange groves. The villa is well preserved and has maintained its authenticity over the centuries. Provides over 1,000 square meters of total area arranged on three floors plus attic. The entrance to the villa is through its majestic stone staircase. The ground floor includes the second entrance, the billiard room, the old traditional Tuscan style kitchen, the utility room and the cellars. The first floor (the noble floor) has a large elegant living room of 120 square meters with original terracotta floors, coffered wooden ceilings and a charming stone fireplace, the nineteenth century library room, a charming living room, TV room, dining room dining room, kitchen and large double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The sleeping area is on the second floor and consists of 5 bedrooms, 3 well-appointed bathrooms and a charming study room with large windows overlooking the rear garden and its fabulous nymphaeum / statue. In past centuries the villa hosted many artists and the most famous personalities of the time who spent time in this property where they created wonderful masterpieces of art, while they strolled in his painting room and through the library to the various lounges. Outside, the fenced garden is right in front of the villa, while 2 lemon houses / orangeries, measuring 110 square meters each, and the old vegetable garden are located on both sides, in this part of the land there is plenty of room to build an 11 x 5.5 pool, whose design has already been approved. Adjacent to the main villa is the guesthouse of 300 square meters consisting of a generous 120 square meter apartment with kitchen, dining room, living room, two bedrooms and bathroom, plus garage, several cellars and storage room. Furthermore, the guest house benefits from an attic space that can be restored and offers space for further conversions. Furthermore, 1 building of 150 square meters, which needs a complete renovation that can be restored and transformed into dwellings, is included in the sale of this unique property.
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