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Villa Otello | Property for sale
Zone: Camaiore - lucca
This historical liberty style mansion is found in one of the beautiful areas of Tuscany, set on the crown of a small hill and surrounded by pine woods and beautiful gardens, Villa Otello overlooks the Camaiore Valley with a medieval village in the foreground and the Apuani Alps as a backdrop.
The villa is only a few kilometers away from the famous resort town of Forte dei Marmi and cities like Lucca and Pisa.
The villa dates from the early 1900s and was built as a country retreat for Ermete Zacconi, one of the leading lights of the Italian stage and a contemporary of Eleonora Duse.
Still owned by the same family, the villa has recently been meticulously renovated and now offers all the modern conveniences such as air-conditioned bedrooms while retaining its unique charm. Designed on a scale that one seldom finds in modern times, the villa features large, airy rooms and hallways decorated in an Art Deco style with the careful addition of comfortable contemporary pieces.
The 450sq.mt villa is divided into 3 floors.
The ground floor is made up of an entrance hall, living area with fire place, library, kitchen, dining area, two bedrooms , bathrooms, pantry and laundry area.
The first floor has 6 bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, two of which have private balconies and wardrobes.
The second floor attic can be used as a bedroom or storage area. Also from the attic, there are stairs that lead out to the roof where wonderful views over look the marvelous countryside and old hamlets.
The 5000sq.mt gardens, which include a fenced salt-water swimming pool set at the edge of the woods, are a haven of peace and tranquillity with sitting and dining areas clustered under canvas and wooden pergolas. There is also an annex of 120sq.mt that can be used to the owners desire.