Villa Colonnata is a beautiful villa, dating back to approximately 1880, restored to a high standard with glorious views and a short walk from the charming hill top town of Montecarlo
One enters the villa into the main hallway, which leads one to the grandiose staircase that winds up three floors, creating the central axis of the villa. One is immediately struck by the light airy ambiance, the high ceilings and the flowing spaces of this Tuscan villa.
To the ground floor there is a spacious kitchen-diner with access to the garden; the high quality kitchen area boasts marble surfaces, a range oven and wooden features. The principal room to the ground floor is a large reception room with sitting and dining areas as well as an impressive fireplace and access once more to the garden. A guest powder room and laundry room are also found on the ground floor.
To the first floor is the master suite entered through a beautiful double doorway with stained glass detailing. The master suite provides, in addition to the sleeping area, a walk-in closet, a balcony overlooking the valley and ensuite bathroom with freestanding bath and marble finishings. All the rooms on this floor have high ceilings giving a feeling of elegance and space. To the other side of the hallway on the first floor one finds two further bedrooms with shared family bathroom with shower and a separate study which could be used as a bedroom.
On the second/top floor are three more bedrooms with a shared bathroom and a large games room with charming exposed beams and traditional Tuscan fireplace.
A spiral staircase also leads to a roof terrace from where the views can be enjoyed across the valley and of the medieval town of Montecarlo.
Garden & Grounds
The gardens around this prestigious Tuscan residence have been manicured to provide terraces, lawns and an alfresco dining area. To the lower level of the garden one finds the large swimming pool (6m x 13m) with its magnificent views over the valley. Beyond the gardens are 1,2 hectares of land with olive groves.
The walled and gated entrance to the property provides a high level of security and leads to the purpose built underground garage, with space sufficient for up to 4 cars, storage, as well as WC and shower facilities for swimming pool use.
The location being under 700 metres from a charming medieval village allows one easy access to a range of services, restaurants and summer festivals. The spa town of Montecatini is jusy 10 minutes, Lucca is 20 minutes, Florence 50 minutes and 45 minutes to Pisa airport which is served by numerous daily international flights.
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