Immersed in the Countryside and yet within Walking Distance of the Amenities - 2 Bedroom apartment in an Important Local Villa
This is one of the ground floor apartments within Villa Talenti. It is nestled in the hillside and near the source of Bagni di Lucca's thermal waters.
The apartment for sale is located at the ground level of the villa. It features 2 double bedrooms and a bright, spacious living room with 4 big windows, offering ample views of the lustrous green valley below. The historical villa features two well-kept gardens with numerous terraces and sitting areas.
The views are stunning with views of the Lima valley and river from two of the living room (kitchen) windows as well as the guest room.
The living room and master bedroom offer a picturesque view of the bottom garden
A special note is that there is a refreshing breeze from the river flowing through the entire apartment on hot summer days and nights
All 8 windows are fitted with flyscreens, leaving the apartment free of flies, mosquitos and other flying insects. All bedroom windows are fitted with internal shutters to allow a good night's sleep. All windows are filled with external shutters allowing air to circulate at all times.
The double glazed windows are in top condition with 2 of the windows being replaced in 2019. The front door is brand new and is enforced with 3 solid bolts in addition to the main lock. The bedroom window facing the street is fitted with bars so that the bedroom windows may be open day and night during the summer.
• The bathroom floor has ceramic tiles
• The bathroom features bathtub, shower, Wc and double wash basin with stylish taps
There is a Jötul wood burning stove in the living room in addition to the central heating system which had a new boiler in 2016.
The floor in the living room, one of the bedrooms and part of the hallway was re-inforned in 2012. The floors in the hall, laundry room and master bedroom have the original 18th century ceramic tiles.
The kitchen is fully furnished with a washing machine, tumble dryer, refridgerator, freezer, gas cooker, electric oven and an electric mini-oven/grill.
The laundry provides excellent storage space.
There is excellent internet which is fibre based and hence has a band width of 160 Mbps with the current provider being TIM with a backup satellite system provided by Cloud Italia.
The villa has two large gardens, four stone terrace, a paved seating area all surrounded by a 100 year old grapevine. There is 10 mq shed in the garden adjacent to the roofed sitting area of the main garden as well as two coffee tables and 2 chairs for the garden.
The bottom garden has ample shadow, even on the warmest days, due to several pine trees. The upper garden has a well kept lawn and offers impressive views of both the Val di Lima and the Garfagnana mountains. This garden has at least 20 species of plants, lavender, poppies, two fig trees and a pear tree. At the front of the villa, leading down the main entrance, there is jasmine that perfumes the walkway. At the back of the house, there is a fountain of the thermal spring water for which, Bagni di Lucca is famous with a 500 litre plus basin.
Bagni Caldi is the most attractive and high profile areas of Bagni di Lucca. The Jean Varraud spa is located only 200 m from the villa and offers a wide range of spa/wellness treatments as well thermal caves and a naturally heated thermal swimming pool. This spa has a restaurant and will open a second one shortly.
There is ample parking in the street, both in front of the villa in addtion to the spaces outside the main gate.
The villa is centrally located but raised from the nearest centre which is Ponte a Serraglio, just 5 -10 minutes wald away. Here one finds, a pharmacy, a bar, a grocers, post office, the casino, a hairdresser, beauty salon and holistic/alternative treatment centre as well as a professional who practices Chinese medicine.