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3 Bed House for sale

Palaia, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy

£228,144 *

 [€250,000]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Habitable space: 230 m2

Full Description

Presented in excellent condition, this comfortable house (230 sqm) with three bedrooms and three bathrooms is in the centre of the village of Forcoli, in the Valdera region of Tuscany, in the comune of Palaia. The house is on three floors, with a lovely garden, a patio and a sunny balcony. The rooms are light and airy.

On the ground floor, the entrance is through double doors from the garden or from the terrace, into a large living /dining room with a wood burning stove. This room is light and bright. The kitchen with dining table and chairs, is well-equipped and opens onto the covered terrace and balcony, so perfect for 'al fresco' dining. There is also a bathroom and ante-bathroom with washing machine facilities and a large built-in cupboard. On the first floor are three large double bedrooms, all of which open onto the wide balcony. Well appointed modern bathroom with bath. Large landing. On the second floor is a beautiful loft suite, with stunning arched picture window with a panoramic view. There is a studio room with double bed and bathroom with shower.

Mains gas central heating. All mains services connected. Private parking for two cars. Excellent condition throughout.

Forcoli is a sweet village with some excellent services. The Jolly Forno has the most excellent focaccia, the Antica Gelateria has excellent ice cream and there is great pizza at Pizzeria Lalo. The Antica Liquorifico Morelli is famous, from 1911, and is full of italian liquors. There is also a bank, post office, pharmacy and mini-market. It is lovely to walk along the cobbled lanes, steep in parts, which wind up the hill to the impressive church of San Frediano which looks over the town, and passes under a majestic bridge with three arches. Nearby Palaia is larger. It is a historic town in the area of Valdera in Central Tuscany, steeped in tradition and where you can still visit the old olive press, the antique wine cellars and the rooms where the olive oil was stored in large terracotta vases. Mainly an agricultural area, Palaia has a colourful history which can be seen at the excellent interactive museum in the town. In the countryside around Palaia some of the best produce of Tuscany is grown with excellent wines, olive oil and white truffle. The restaurants offer traditional Tuscan cuisine and the markets offer a true feel of the Tuscan heritage. There are shops, bars, restaurants, banks and post-offices in the town.

Valdera is a rich and diverse area of Central Tuscany between Pisa and Florence. This colourful landscape of rolling hills dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes flanked with tall dark green cypress trees epitomise the Tuscan landscape. The area is scattered with historical towns and medieval villages, castles and country churches and a landscape with golden meadows of wheat dancing in the breeze, vineyards, olive groves and fields of sunflowers. Meandering through the countryside of Valdera you feel the vestiges of the mysterious Etruscan civilization. Here Andrea Boccelli was born and bred and it is in the heart of Valdera in Lajatico that the famous Teatro del Silenzio (the Theatre of Silence) where natural landscape creates a breathtaking setting and in the summer months some of the biggest names in opera come for a special performance. Casciana Terme has thermal waters and spa facilities and is a pretty town with piazzas and cafès serving the local wine. The città d’arte (cities of art) close by include Volterra, San Gimignano, Palaia and Florence.

Distances : Forcoli: in the town centre, Palaia 7 km, Castelfalfi (golf, spa & wine production) 15 km, Pontedera (station) 15 km, San Gimignano 35 km, Volterra 35 km, Pisa (airport) 45 km, Lucca 45 km, Tirrenia (beaches) 50 km, Florence 60 km, Siena 80 km.

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