Imposing Medici villa immersed in the countryside a short distance from Pisa.
The rolling hills of the Pisan countryside are the background of this magnificent villa whose origins date back to the Medici period of Tuscan history. Placed slightly high on a hill and surrounded by a large park, it dominates the below village from which it seems to offer protection and shelter, while the villa itself enjoys great protection and privacy thanks to the tall trees that surround it. In the distance, on clear and clear days you can see the famous tower of Pisa, while all around you the gaze sweeps towards the Apuan Alps, Abetone and Monte Serra.
The villa of about 1400 square meters is an interesting example of the Tuscan history of the Medici period, of which it maintains its structure and charm and is surrounded by a private park of just under 1 hectare. The typical layout of the building period of the villa is clearly visible as soon as you enter the main entrance door which leads us directly into a large room with a ceiling and richly frescoed walls. Various rooms open on both sides of this hall while on the bottom in a more private part a sumptuous staircase leads to the upper floors.
On the ground floor, to the left of the entrance hall, there is the small noble chapel still consecrated, a study of passage to the outside and the large kitchen in which still stands an old hearth and a characteristic marble sink while on the back the area of laundry service, accommodation for service people. To the right, there is a smaller sitting room, the dining room and another study.
On the first floor a large hallway illuminated by a huge glass window strategically positioned in the middle of the staircase, allows access to the various rooms, in the center, symmetrical with respect to the large hall on the ground floor, there is another large hall also richly frescoed and with windows overlooking the garden giving great brightness to the environment, a side sitting room with access to a splendid terrace on one side and a large study on the other side, while on the back there are 4 bedrooms with as many bathrooms.
On the second floor there is still a large hallway where there are 4 other bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
A secondary staircase leads to the attic divided into various rooms, all very large and with great potential and on the top the covered turret from which you can enjoy a 360 ° view of the surrounding area.
Condition and finishes
This beautiful villa, with evident seventeenth-century origins and remodeled in the nineteenth century, has undergone various improvements in the following years to make it more comfortable and suitable for current lifestyles, therefore keeping its charm unchanged and making it more comfortable at the same time . New interventions would only be aimed at making their use even more up-to-date or further recovering the beauty and charm of the villa which of course is subject to wear and tear over time.
once crossed the gate that separates the neighboring houses, a picturesque avenue bordered by tall and ancient cypresses leads to a central flowerbed that gives access to the villa, beyond the avenue you can admire open garden spaces enriched with bushes and plants that skilled hands they positioned in order to create large and very reserved areas where it is possible to enjoy the tranquility of the countryside. On the back of the villa tall trees give cool on hot summer days.
Potential for use
A perfect villa for those looking for a historic villa where they can live and perform representative activities. The proximity to Pisa airport and the port of Livorno makes it perfect even for demanding foreign customers who are looking for a historic property with a certain charm in the famous Tuscany.