Independent Villa for sale, Livorno.
The villa is situated in a stunning seafront setting and extends over 600 sq. m. + about 120 sq. m. adjacent facilities. The property was the hunting lodge of the De’ Medici family, Grand Dukes of Tuscany, and the original structure dates back to the 16th century. The villa boasts a private chapel with frescoes of the 17th-18th century, a portico, balconies and terraces, four adjacent facilities in the park, which has an extension of 11 thousand sq. m. woods, meadows, olives groves, fruit trees, a citrus grove, fountains, and water flows. In the private park, there are also a water spring, artesian wells, and centuries old palms of national importance. The Villa not only was the hunting lodge of the De’ Medici family, but also it was place of stay of the Scottish poet and author Tobias Smollet (1721-1771) and it was here that he composed his famous novel “The Expedition of Humphry Clinker”. In that time, also, the Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793) stayed at the villa as a guest and it is said that here he found the inspiration for the composition of his masterpiece "Le smanie per la villeggiatura".
The offer relates to a property composed of: Villa built (for three sides) against the hill in front of the sea, which divided into twelve bedrooms, six bathrooms, a large entry- hall, a large reception hall, a pantry, a staircase of great importance and back stairs with staff accommodation. In the park: a private chapel, two masonry buildings used as tool sheds, a former lemon-house ideal for becoming a habitable outbuilding of 85 sq. m. circa, as there is a pending project for the change in its use. The property is unique of its kind and is suitable for being a representative office or for high-level business activities. Additional information available at our offices by appointment.
- Price€ 1.850.000
- Energy RatingNA
- Living Area
- Alarm System
- Garden (5000 sqm)
- Terrace/s (100 sqm)
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