A grand mansion with hand-crafted interiors and organic, relaxing views, scrupulously restored according to its original nature, this estate, a farm built in the last century, is today one of the very few contemporary classics up for rental in Tuscany, embracing the spirit of Tuscany’s bucolic past and mixing it with the taste of today. Recommended for family gatherings, private events or a group of friends with a taste for wine, food and design, the atmosphere here is grand yet familiar, the sights from windows will sculpt a for-ever memory in visitors, the peace, the sense of round-tranquillity is unique. Located near the charming town of Lucca and on the route to Forte dei Marmi, the estate comes with its own olive groves, vegetables gardens and a helipad. Set on the highest point of the property, the interior measures 1098 square meters and afford views of the scenic landscape from almost every angle. On the sweeping grounds there’s a heated pool, a solarium, a tennis court and a soccer pitch. Hidden away, yet very close to the town centre, this estate (5 Ha of grounds and 5 Ha of woods) is decorated in elegant style with colour washed walls in pale shades, contemporary fabrics and several bespoke furnishing by local Italian artisans and includes ten hectares of private grounds.
The home design, approached with research in the historical context, results in a newclassic style with wood floors, quality washed wooden boards and marble. Vaulted woodbeamed ceilings lend a rustic feel to the interiors. Country-modern, the bohemian aesthetic of the property reflects a joyful vibe: fresh and vintage, it oozes tranquillity and a home-like feeling, as per the couple of young owners , an artist and an entrepreneur dividing their time between Lucca, Forte dei Marmi, Ibiza and Geneva. The style encompasses traditional elements brought into the now with updated add-on’s for today’s lifestyles, offering a tennis court, a soccer field, a helipad, a pizza wooden-oven and a security system with a controlled circuit. Environmentally friendly and eco-restored, it also features a twenty metres heated swimming pool with view on the estate vineyards. Modern yet very comfortable, this is a bohemian-chic retreat full of light and a welcoming vibe: weathered and worn, distressed and greatly imperfect, this is a welcoming style, made of soft colors and surfaces, comforting and luxurious at the same time.
The interiors include a spacious living room, a dining area with garden vistas, a eat-in well-equipped kitchenette and a wine-dining room vailable for guests. The interior of the property measures 1098 square meters and it can accommodate a total of 24 adults and 6 children (from 2 to 9 years old). Best used for 20 people, total. The kitchen has been completely restored in 2019 and features a new professional kitchen with a vertical oven, microwave oven, and double temperature professional fridge. It features all the professional tools for cooking, including professional pots and trays, perfect for hiring a chef. The wine room, adjacent to the kitchen, has spare tables to dine in as well as participating in tailor-made cooking courses: from homemade pasta to how to pair wine and food. Professional dishwashing and storage are also available. The kitchen has direct access to the dining area and also to the alfresco patio, for breakfasts or parties.