Beautiful Tuscan Villa Ernesto For Sale in Lunigiani italy
Euroresales Property iD- 9825598
Beautiful Tuscan Hideaway in the Heart of the italian Countryside.
This Tuscan Retreat in the Lunigiani region offers visitors the chance to escape the pressures of modern life.
Villa Ernesto is an attractive house built over 4 floors, the exterior is rendered and painted in a traditional Tuscan yellow, with a red tiled roof. The property is set slightly up a valley which makes it lovely and cool in the summer. it is surrounded by lush forest making it quiet and peaceful. There are many beautiful walks to enjoy and we are only 40-50 minutes away from various beaches and ski-resorts.
Double doors from the patio lead into the spacious open plan living/dining room/kitchen space. There are Terracotta floor tiles throughout the ground floor. There are 2 sofas with a coffee table arranged around a log burner in the seating area. The burner is set in an open fireplace that opens up through to the TV room. There is also a large extendable wooden dining table.
The large kitchen has a range of fitted cupboards, built-in fridge and freezer, fitted electric oven and 5 ring gas hob, with marble worktop and double sink. The kitchen is fully equipped with plates, bowls, cutlery, cups and glasses as well as saucepans and serving dishes. There is an electric toaster, kettle, coffee machine and Microwave.
From this room a doorway leads to a TV Room with large TV and DVD Player, a comfortable curved sofa, side table and footstool that opens out into an extra single bed if needed. Doors from here lead to a utility room and toilet.
From the TV room on the Ground Floor you climb stone stairs with wrought iron railings to a large entrance hall which leads to the first two bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 - Double Bedded Room - Double aspect room with views
Bedroom 2 - Double Sofa Bed and Single Cot Bed
There is a fully tiled bathroom with sink, toilet, bath with shower over and washing machine.
The stairs lead up to a small landing to:
Bedroom 3 - Twin Bedded Room - Double aspect room with views
There is a bathroom for Bedroom 3 on the same floor with fully tiled shower, toilet and sink.
Bedroom 4 - Double Bedded Ensuite Room - Double aspect view with patio doors leading to a small balcony. Ensuite bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
Villa Ernesto is accessed via a pair of locakable wooden gates. There is ample parking for up to 4 cars along this private drive.
There is a lovely patio area with 8 chairs and two tables along with the traditional stone built Barbecue. There are wrought iron railings around this area giving you beautiful views up and down the valley and down to the swimming pool.
The Swimming Pool Terrace is tiled with terracotta tiles and has wooden decking around the exterior overlooking the magnificent valley view. There is also a large table and 6 chairs with a sun parasol and sun loungers. Leading off the Swimming Pool terrace are 2 large cantinas with tiled floors and electricity, suitable for storage or converting into a games room or maybe a downstairs kitchen.
Open Plan Living/Dining Room
Open Plan Kitchen
Fully Fitted Appliances
Lockable Wooden Gates
Stone Built BBQ
Swimming Pool Terrace
About the Area:
The Lunigiana is a historical territory of italy, which today falls within the provinces of La Spezia and Massa Carrara. its borders derive from the ancient Roman settlement, later the medieval diocese of Luni, which no longer exists.
Lunigiana, a mountainous region dissected by the Magra river, covers an area which runs from the Apennines to the Mediterranean Sea, now belongs in part to Tuscany and in part to Liguria. it takes its name from Luni, a Roman town, perhaps pre-dated by an Etruscan settlement, which became the principal urban center on the northern Tuscan coast.
Some contend that the name Luni refers to the moon, a celestial body whose beauty is made all the more attractive when framed by the white-peaked Apuan Alps and high Apennine mountains. Others maintain, though little or no evidence exists, that the region was populated by those who worshiped the moon. As if to unite history and myth, the symbol of contemporary Lunigiana is a crescent moon held in the claw of a bear.
The earliest recorded inhabitants of this region may have been the Apuani (from which is derived the name of the Apuan mountain chain), an ancient Ligurian people, as well as Etruscans who may have inhabited towns along the coast and even the hamlets near in-land trade routes. Curiously, while evidence of both Roman and later Medieval settlements are ample, the wondrously appealing stele, late pre-historic and Bronze Age stone statues which have been found in large numbers in this part of Tuscany, remain the symbol of this ancient land. They are the first expression of the art and, perhaps, of the religious beliefs of the peoples that inhabited northern Tuscany from the Bronze Age to start of the Roman Empire.
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