House for sale at € 1700000 in Castelnuovo di GarfagnanaName/Address:
Passing the pool, fountain and eighteenth century Grotto with a baroque style garden leading into the Villa with a Grand Baronial hall. Twenty eight columns and arches form a gallery surrounding the ground and first floor, with mellow light filtering through a frosted glass ceiling embraced in wrought iron giving a feeling of sheer opulence and a magical spell of extraordinary tranquillity. Downstairs to the left there is a study-television room with home video, Sat. TV, ASDL and double French doors to the terrace outside. Crossing the hall into a luxurious dining room leading to a kitchen with double French doors to the terrace and garden. Once outside, a Gazebo encloses a table for alfresco dining. Back across the hall passing a small cloakroom, via an open staircase on to the gallery. To the left a laundry room, and walking across the gallery into a double bedroom with spacious bathroom. French doors lead to a balcony with wonderful views over the pool, grotto and garden to a smaller double bedroom and shower room. On the floor above, a large orangerie with terracotta divided glass floor and a glazed roof . Across this you will find a double bedroom with a grand Roman style marble shower room. Back in the orangerie two arches lead to a sumptuous bedroom suite and hallway with large picture windows and splendid views over the garden, fountain, pool and mountains where you will find the most exclusive roman Jacuzzi bathroom in marble. All rooms have exquisite d?cor and attention to detail.
The Villa has its own Helicopter landing facility and supply of fresh spring water.
In its prime, the Estate was totally self sufficient, with farmhouses used for making cheese, honey, a trout farm, animal storage and vineyards. I
t is said that the Villa was built on solid, granite rock where there was once a house dating back to Roman times. All set amidst the "Apuan Alps" nature park famous for funghi porcini and wild game in the autumn months.
The exclusive Sea side resort of ´Forte de Marmi´or the City of Lucca are thirty to fifty minutes drive from the Estate. Distances Nearest Airport Pisa 72 km Helicopter service 20 min. Florence Airport 110 km Railway station 1km City of Lucca 46 km Ski Station Abetone 44 km Grotto del Vento 15 km