A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun - Lucca, Italy

2015 / Episode 25 on 13 October 2015

Episode 25

Lee and Lynn Fox from South Yorkshire are regular visitors to the Tuscan city of Lucca in Italy and have made friends there. Ideally they'd like a place within the medieval city's walls and have a budget of £170,000. Laura Hamilton shows them a variety of properties close to the city centre.

Property 1:

Two bed apartment in Lucca

Second floor apartment within the old city walls. Recently modernised and in need of kitchen fittings. Asking price of £145,985 with Metroquadro Immobiliare.

Property 2:

Two bed converted farmhouse in Gragnano

Located just outside Lucca, this property comes with the option of buying additional land and a swimming pool just in front of the house. Costs £116,788 with Building Re.

Property 3:

Four bed house in San Pietro a Vico

Three storey end of terrace house within an old barn conversion. Has a large L-shaped garden to the side and back and a terrace for al fresco eating. On the ground floor there's a kitchen diner and a separate living room. The first floor houses three bedrooms and a family bathroom with the fourth bedroom on the floor above. On the market with Luccabita with an asking price of £189,781.

Property 4:

Two bedroom terrace house in Borgo Buggiano

With lots of space both inside and out, this house has an asking price of £175,182. It's part of a farmhouse conversion and has a large front garden with built in barbecue area, small courtyard to the rear, and a balcony with great views of the surrounding countryside. Inside there's a kitchen diner and a separate living room, with the bedrooms and bathroom on the floor above. On the market with Building Re.

Property 5:

Two bed detached house in Barga

This house has two separate living rooms, a kitchen diner, two bedrooms and a family bathroom. There's a large lawned garden outside, great for entertaining. The asking price is £167,883 and it's on the market with TuscanHomes.com.