1503 House with fortification and land above Coreglia Antelminelli, Lucca, Tuscany.
Coreglia Antelminelli — Media Valle del Serchio
This residential property is located in the grounds of a medieval fortress. Included in the sale are other smaller buildings of various usages.
The land inside the walled fortification is for an area of circa 3’500m2 and land adjacent to the walls but outside the fortification is circa 5’500 m2. Located along the surrounding walls there are three pedestrian entrances and in the immediate vicinity of the main entrance the property has its own private parking area. The location, at the highest point of the village, means that there are spectacular views from all sides of the property.
The main building has a usable living area of approx. 150m2 the house has been renovated with echoes of a historic past with even a turret which now forms part of each level of the 3 levels of the structure. This building consists of two independent but communicating living units.
In the basement there are several rooms used as cellars and service rooms; the ground floor consists of an entrance with stairs lead up to the sleeping area, living room, kitchen, small w.c. and a semi-circular small study created from the former the tower;
First floor is divided into 4 bedrooms, a study and a bathroom; from one of the bedrooms you can access, via a staircase, the other apartment, consisting of a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, with independent access from the outside.
The property has been used for holiday rentals in the past.
The real estate complex includes other small buildings, such as:
A ‘limonaia’ a building used for winter storage of lemon trees, with a useful surface of approx. 10m2 at the moment the space used as a storage room.
A kitchen building, consisting of a fully equipped historic kitchen / tavern of approx. 20m2, with an internal wood-burning oven and other historical pieces such as a terracotta basin for laundry and a wood-burning fireplace, including a small storage room in the basement.
A wash house building of about 7m2 once used as a space for personal care and hygiene, where we find preserved the original historical pieces such as the bathtub and basin.
There is also a small building used as a tool shed and storage set on two floors, with a surface area of 10m2 on each floor.
The outside areas of the property are very beautiful and the walls of the fortification are kept in excellent condition; the land, arranged on various terraces with retaining walls, is partly used as a garden, a part dedicated to olive groves and a part of the property outside the walls is a chestnut grove.
An above ground swimming pool (temporary structure) has been positioned in the garden, with an original shower made from a wooden barrel which in the past served to ferment wine. There is an area used for relaxation or for outdoor dining, in the shade of a beautiful pergola made with grapevines.
The building has been renovated in such a way as to maintain, as much as possible, period features; such as the wooden beams and the original terracotta floors, and also the furnishings have a period feeling with wrought iron details, four-poster beds and stone sinks.
The heating is powered by town gas, the property is connected to the public sewer system and is served by the public aqueduct, but there is also a cistern with original vaulted ceilings for the provision of rainwater used for irrigation.
The property offers a unique opportunity to create a hill top heaven within walking distance from the centre of centre of Coreglia Anteminelli.
- Area150 m2
- N. bathrooms3
- Energetic classG
- BoxParking space
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