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Alle Monache is a beautiful country house located on the hills, north of Lucca, in the tiny, little hamlet of Castagnori. The charming Tuscan style property is set on top of a hill and looks down on gentle slopes covered with woods, olive groves, vineyards and cypress trees.
Alle Monache will guarantee its guests peace and privacy though the city centre of Lucca is within easy reach (approximately 8 Km) by means of a scenic road which winds downhill. The other side of the hill also provides an easy connection to the coast by means of the road leading to Camaiore and the famous towns of Viareggio, Lido di Camaiore and Forte dei Marmi.
There are excellent restaurants in the surrounding of the house, which delicious local specialties on a panoramic terrace. Or you may want to pay a visit to the many farms and try the wine direct from the growers.Grocery 3km,Restaurant 5km,Florence 90km.
This lovely house was carefully refurbished and tastefully furnished by the owners. They used to spend their holidays for many years here so you will feel at once the warm atmosphere the owners were able to create. Every room has been created in its particular way, with fancy details and furnishings which match the colours of the walls.The extensive grounds of approximately 19 hectares (not completely fenced) are partly set in terraces but mostly kept as meadow with a wonderful swimming pool (12 x 6 m, depth 1.40 m) . The delicate fragrance coming from the aromatic herb bushes, lemon plants, roses and geranium in the garden will further enhance your dining al fresco in the outdoor areas fully equipped with tables, chairs and barbecue.
The property consists of: ground floor – living room divided into various parts communicating with each other and without separating doors. Entrance on the ground floor: well equipped kitchen- cum-dining room with fridge/freezer, cooker, oven, microwave, scales, food mixer, filter coffeemaker, table with marble surface, chairs. A magnificent dining room with pink coloured walls decorated with ceramic plates, big wooden dining table, chairs, couch, 1 bathroom with WC, bidet and basin. A second dining room with an oval dining table and exit onto the splendid garden which is equipped with a table and chairs to dine al fresco! Living room with 2 sofas, TV, also exit onto the garden. A few steps down lead to another spacious living room with big fireplace, 2 sofas, desk. Stairs to the 1st floor (sleeping area): 1 twin bedroom, wardrobe and 2 windows with wonderful views onto the garden, 2 bathrooms both with WC, bidet, basin and shower (cubicle), 1 double bedroom with wardrobe, TV and 2 windows with views onto the garden, 1 twin bedroom, spacious cupboard, 1 double bedroom with light blue coloured walls, cupboard and 1 window, 1 room which remains locked.
Atthe side of the villa is a covered veranda with panoramic views. Traditional materials such as wood beamed ceilings, terracotta (tiled floors) and cast iron were used for the interiors.
There is an alarm system and an external room with a washing machine.
Parking within the grounds.