Wonderful Historical Villa Near Lucca
Prestigious period villa in an intimate position for sale in Massarosa
Luxurious 17th-century property for sale in Tuscany
In the stunning town of Quiesa, between the Medieval town of Lucca and the enchanting beaches of Versilia, there is this prestigious 17th-century historical villa for sale.
Built by the Burlamacchi family in the second half of the 1600s and remodeled in the 1930s by Cecil Pinsent, a well-known English landscape architect and garden designer who worked for most of his life in Tuscany, this splendid property is surrounded by a verdant and luxuriant three-hectare park, embellished with centuries-old trees such as magnolias, holm oaks and cypresses. This luxuriant outdoor space hosts, on the main front, a central basin and five shell-shaped fountains, while on the back there is a fish pond decorated with a wonderful colored mosaic. The rectangular basin, built on the spring, is surrounded by a parapet decorated with geometric motifs and punctuated by stone vases. There is an Italian-style garden on the north-east side of the house, embellished with a great variety of fragrant plants, including roses, hawthorns and hydrangeas. To complete this luxuriant park there is also a vegetable garden-orchard, a triumph of scents characterized by luxuriant horticultural vegetation. From here, the central avenue, with a wonderful terracotta flooring, leads to a splendid semicircular exedra with a fountain, which also features a refined mosaic decoration.
With a total covered area of 1,350 square meters, this fabulous estate has three floors and houses twelve impressive bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The ground floor of this magnificent villa features spacious and bright reception rooms, a splendid library, a fabulous dining room and a big room overlooking the exclusive spring at the back. On this floor there is also a perfectly equipped kitchen, a cozy office and comfortable bedrooms with bathrooms. A magnificent stone spiral staircase connects the first floor to the second level of this wonderful estate, which is home to an elegant sleeping area with comfortable bedrooms and wardrobe rooms. Two big panoramic terraces, ideal for enjoying a wonderful view of the well-kept garden, complete the features of this historical estate.
In the basement, completely separated from the other levels of the house, there are several rooms for agricultural use, including a woodshed and an oil mill, in addition to the water collection channels from the source.
This prestigious and majestic luxury villa for sale at a stone's throw from Lucca is a unique property of great historical and architectural value, immersed in a context of absolute privacy just a few kilometers from the most important Tuscan cities.