Villa Terra di Luna, is an exceptionally beautiful and spacious 18th century farmhouse. Five years was spent on the restoration of the house, additions were made and a pool and extensive terracing were created. This stone built farmhouse is composed of eighteen rooms – an entrance hall with cloakroom, a spacious split level lounge, a dining room, and a large kitchen, the second floor has three bedrooms and three bathrooms two of which are en suite. The barn comprises a bedroom with a shower-room en suite and a lounge/office, finally there is a wine cellar and a cantina. The house has been fitted to an exceptionally high standard utilising both outstanding taste and attention to detail. The architecture, interior design and the custom made furniture, is the work of the owner, sensitively balancing the original character and charm with the elegance and simplicity.
Exterior Information: There are three paved terraces, the first terrace which is directly accessed from the kitchen has a dining area and large B.B.Q., it leads to the second terrace which is the main exterior dining area, a massive table with seating for up to 14 people has been built here, together with seating for relaxing before dining. The pool and sunbathing area, with its spectacular views across the magnificent Tuscan countryside to the snow covered Apennines in the far distance, include a pergola with a marble table and seating and a herb garden. Terrace three is to the far right of the house and is a quiet shaded spot with the amenity of a jacuzzi. The terraces and pool are served and connected by a series of gates and walled paths laid with marble pebbles and stones. At night the entire exterior is bathed in light. The property includes substantial land with olive trees, vines and a variety of fruit trees, a large walled garden has been created, which will in time serve the house with its produce
Futher Information: Villa Terra di Luna with its olive trees, vines, spectacular landscape and views of the Apennine Mountains is perfectly situated amongst the unspoilt peaceful meadows and gently forested hills of Lunigiana ‘the land of the moon’ Northern Tuscany, a region as breathtaking and beautiful as any in Italy. Lunigiana is renowned for its gastronomy cuisine and fine Trattoria’s; serving dishes of fresh, local and seasonal produce.
Fivizzano – Tuesday (morning),
Sarzana – Thursday (all day),
Castelnovo - Thursday (all day),
La Spezia – Friday (all day),
Aulla – Saturday (morning)
The picturesque ports and beaches of the Italian Riveria; Lerici, Portovenere, the Cinque Terre, Portofino and Forte di Marmi with their excellent seafood restaurants and fine wines are within easy and pleasurable reach.
Pisa, Lucca, Parma and Genoa are approximately 1 hr by autostrada, Florence and Siena with their wealth of art and history 2 hr.
Dagli Etruschi ai Romani al Rinascimento, in Toscana è forse la più grande raccolta d'arte del mondo, da straordinari dipinti e sculture di affreschi e capolavori architettonici. I visitatori provengono in Toscana per molte ragioni. Molti vengono in cerca di belle arti, gli altri ad esplorare lo straordinario paesaggio. Buongustai vengono in Toscana per gustare la cucina semplice ma meravigliosa e di provare il suo vino. Altri si godono la montagna, i ciclisti le colline, villeggianti estivi il mare e le isole. Gli studenti vengono a imparare la lingua e cultura italiana. C'è molto da fare e da vedere in Toscana, la difficoltà è davvero da dove cominciare. Certamente la maggior parte dovrebbe iniziare con Firenze, poi proseguire per Siena e Pisa. L'appello della città di arte, le città d'arte, è scoraggiante: Arezzo, Cortona, San Gimignano e Lucca sono tutti sorprendente. Quanto più si arriva a conoscere la regione, tanto più straordinario appare Toscana