Beautifully and sympathetically restored detached 2 bedroom village house (ex-chestnut barn) with cin the small 10th century mountain village of Casoli Val di Lima (585m asl) just 2km from the beautiful Lima river (about 15 minutes walk downhill) and little Casoli Lake. Furniture is included in the sale.
The property has central heating and is currently laid out as follows:
Ground floor (44 sqm): Open plan kitchen(fully equipped) /living area, shower room, internal hall. Spiral staircase to mezzanine and downstairs bedroom.
Mezzanine (25 sqm): Sitting room and double bedroom
Semi-interred floor (37 sqm): Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
The property faces south-west. Outside, on the east-facing side of the property there is a covered patio (9.5 sqm) by the front door, a boiler room and a large level garden with wood store and irrigation and on the west-facing side there is a terraced area. Below the house, there are just under 1000 sqm (0.2 acres) of terraced land including grapevines, olive trees and fruit trees.
Also included in the sale is all the furniture, crockery, linen etc – ideal for continued use as a rental property for which is has been very successfully used for some years (rental period from March/April to October/November)
The streets of Casoli are ancient and narrow and some locals have started using golf carts to get round.
The quiet medieval village of Casoli is close to the excellent ski resort of Abetone (30km; 30 mins drive) and is ideally situated for exploring the many different aspects of Tuscany with stunning countryside on its doorstep, beaches (eg Viareggio 65km) and the cultural centres of Bagni di Lucca (13km), Lucca (40km), Pisa (58km) and Florence (85km).
In the village itself there is a pizzeria/restaurant/café which also sells groceries while Bagni di Lucca itself is just 15 minutes away by car.