CASTELVECCHIO PASCOLI - [V0038] - Built towards the end of the 1970s, this luxury villa is situated 5 minutes from the medieval town of Barga in the attractive village of Castelvecchio Pascoli, once home to the poet Giovanni Pascoli.
Inside on the ground floor the villa comprises: a large living room with a double sided fireplace that divides the living room and the dining room, a mezzanine floor and windows that look out onto the garden. Also on the ground floor, WC and small study and the kitchen which opens onto the gazebo area, computer room with terrace.
First floor: the mezzanine with parquet floor, double bedroom with en-suite, 2 single bedrooms each with terrace and views of the mountains, second bathroom. Large walk in store room that could be used as a bedroom or study. Access to attic which offers ample storage. Semi interred level can be reached by way of internal stairs and comprises: living area with fire place and bar and terra cotta floors, built in storage space, cantina, kitchen which leads to the garage.
This luxury villa offers privacy and comfort within walking distance of the village centre, it can be sold furnished if desired. Immersed in uncontaminated countryside it is the perfect family home or retreat for your holidays.
Surrounded by its own private garden the external area offers a swimming pool with a jacuzzi , a paved area with gazebo and a wood oven and barbecue. The garden is also equipped with external lighting and has fruit trees such as cherry, walnut, apple, pear, pomegranate and olive.
At present the villa is being used as a family home but it would also be ideal as a holiday home.
The village of Castelvecchio Pascoli was once the home to the poet Giovanni Pascoli and although it is a small rural village it has several services such as a village shop, a bank, a nursery school, a hair dresser’s and more than one bar.
Barga is a lively centre only 5 minutes away and has all the necessary services such as schools, banks, doctors, a hospital, shops an open market, a swimming pool, a riding school and lots more. During the summer many events take place which give you the opportunity to taste the delicious local products and enjoy live music. Over the Christmas period and the Epifany other traditional celebrations take place such as ‘singing the Befana!’
Only 15 minutes away is Castelnuovo di Garfagnana the main centre of the Garfagnana area. It is a lively market town that offers plenty of services such as banks, post office, schools, shops and supermarkets. Once a week there is an open market, one of the largest in the area. The town also offers plenty of things to see and do from the Fortezza di Mont’Alfonso and the Rocca Ariostesco to various restaurants, a cinema and a theatre.
Lucca is only 45 minutes away by car and offers restaurants, museums, and other interesting attractions such as taking a bike ride on the Roman walls which surround the city.