MEDIEVAL STONE HOUSE (B & B), TUSCANY

Tuscany, Lucca

€495,000 ID: 148998

"LIVE THE DREAM"

Can you imagine living in Tuscany and earning a living in an established and popular B & B? We are  situated between  the Appennino and Apuan mountains, surrounded by forests and the natural reserve Orrido di Botri,

Casa Marchi has been reduced by €25,000 as the owners would rather like to retire.

This B & B and family home is situated in the hills above the spa town of Bagni di Lucca in Tuscany, in the medieval hamlet of Gombereto. The house is a typical Tuscan stone house consisting of three floors covering 287sq metres.

Completely renovated in 2006 (electical, plumbing, roof, walls, central heating, chestnut double glazed windows, new flooring)to a very high standard.

Furniture is available with the house (price neg.)

Lower windows are secured with beautiful ironwork

All floors are connected with a iron and chestnut staircase.

Throughout the house the ceilings are terracotto with chestnut beams, which is typically Tuscan, all floors are tiled.

Ground floor is entered via a gated stone archway leading into the large lounge, with a glass fronted fire place. A double bedroom and a bathroom with oval tub and seperate shower. A central lounge used as a library with an additional shower room. Plus a seperate room currently used as a mosaic studio with a stable door to the village lane. Off the stone archway we have a utility room/boiler room for laundry, oil storage and central heating.

Middle floor - main entrance is reached via an original stone staircase leading on to a large open terrace with views of the local mountains and woodland.

This door leads into the entrance hall, a large dining room with a glass fronted wood fireplace and original flooring, a professional, fitted stainless steel kitchen with a seperate large scullery area with an original large open stone fireplace, a central lounge, a bathroom and an office room. (currently used as a beauty room.) Iron and chesnut staircase takes you down to the ground floor.

Top floor has 3 well appointed double bedrooms each with en-suite shower room. Two single adjoining rooms with shared en-suite shower room.  There are 5 skylights to maximise light on this floor. A chestnut and iron staircase leads you down to the middle floor.

Close to many outstanding hiking and mountain biking routes, the rivers Lima and the Serchio for water sports as well as Abetone and Cutigliano for winter skiing are all within easy reach.

If it is culture you are after Florence (1 hour), Pisa (1hour), both are renowned for the art, both have airports. The incredible city of Lucca (30min)is only a short distance away. Lucca hosts an outstanding annual summer music festival with musicians such as Elton John and the The Stones. The second larges Comic festival in the world is also hosted here annually.

The Ligurian coast with the outstanding Cinque Terre (1hour 15) coast and towns are very popular and worth exploring.

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  • Details

    Commercial (category)
    Hospitality
    Property Type
    Terraced/Townhouse
    Status
    Authentic
    Category/Setting
    B&B-Gites-Camping
    Year of construction
    1500
    Central heating
    Fuel
    Total living m2
    287 m²
    Scenery
    Mountains
    Security
    Yes
    Sewage
    Mains
    Stories / levels
    3
    max. occupancy
    10
  • Room information

    Laundry room
    yes
    Tiled floors
    yes
    Oven
    yes
    Open kitchen
    yes
    Gas stove
    yes
    Fully equipped bathroom
    yes
    Fully equipped kitchen
    yes
    Storage room
    yes
    Utility room
    yes
    Ensuite bathroom
    yes
    Heat Pump
    yes
    Heating Fuel
    yes
    Total number of rooms
    16
    Lounge size
    30 m²
    Bedrooms
    6
    En-suite bathrooms
    4
    All bathrooms
    7
    Kitchen size
    28 m²
    Dining room
    36 m²
    Library / Study
    16 m²
    Toilets
    7
    Terrace size
    24.5 m²
  • Special features

    • Private Terrace
    • Exterior Lights
    • Dishwasher
    • Double glazing
    • Open fireplace
    • Workshop
    • Broadband internet
    • Grade listed building
  • Services in the area

    • Coast 45 km
    • Airport 50 km
    • Train Station 7 km
    • Hospital 28 km
    • River 4.5 km
    • Supermarket 4.5 km
    • School 4.5 km
    • Skiing 26 km