Charming Tuscan village house in the Pescaglia valley, just under 30 minutes from Lucca, with a garden for al fresco meals
The house is situated in the centre of a small village, opposite a medieval bell tower and less than 5 minutes walk to a lovely local restaurant.
The property with some pieces of furniture included in the price.
The main door opens into the sitting/dining room, which has an attractive fireplace, original cotto floors and steep wooden steps to the first floor.
There is a small kitchen off from the living area.
Two double bedrooms with attractive views from the windows.
Small bathroom, with half-size bath, washbasin, bidet and toilet.
The cellar is accessed from outside, and is approx. 30 sqm in size. Currently it is used as the laundry and for storage. It is dry, has a cement floor and the ceiling height is approx 2.15m. After obtaining the necessary permissions, this rooms could be incorporated into the main house by a spiral staircase and be turned into further living accommodation or a 3rd bedroom with ensuite bathroom
There is a small fenced garden in front of the property, with a flower border and a patio for al fresco dining. The garden is quite private and is south facing.
There are some quite nice pieces of furniture from the 1900s.
There are views of the quarry, across the valley, but these are not intrusive.
There is no central heating, the property is heated by the fire in the living room.
Access to the property is on foot; parking is approximately 150 m away in the public car park.
7 km Nearest shops
20 km Bagni di Lucca (thermal spa)
24 km Lucca
36 km Viareggio (beach)
56 km Abetone (skiing)
60 km Pisa airport
Please note that any utility services, heating system or appliances have not been tested and no warranty can be given or implied as to their working order.
Energy classification: G Performance index: 789,9 kwh/sqm per annum
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1) Agency charges amount to a minimum of € 1,500, otherwise up to 3% of purchase price (see our SERVICES page for a full description of the assistance we provide)
2) Investigation of existing ownership and boundaries of a property, normally carried out by a geometra, generally costs from € 750 plus, as a rule, 1% of the purchase price
3) Notary fees are based on the declared value for tax purposes. There is no published tariff but experience points to about 3% on lower value properties, perhaps 2% on higher value
Please note that all professional fees are subject to IVA (Italian purchase tax)
4) Land registry + Government taxes:
a) 1st home, Italian resident: € 336 + 2% of declared value
b) 2nd home, or non-resident: 9% of declared value
c) agricultural land: 18% of declared value
Declared values are determined by the notary at the time of the ‘rogito’ (final contract). Villatua recommends all prospective purchasers to seek advice on likely tax obligations, as individual circumstances may alter the amount significantly