"CASA DEI FRATI" in Villafranca Italy for $170k

  • Asking E 140,000 EURO

  • 2 bedrooms + 1 bathroom

  • 80 M2

  • Located in Villafranca, Lunigiana Tuscany Italy (SEE MAP)

From the Listing:

Beautifully restored property set on the edge of an ancient cloister of a former convent in one of the most picturesque villages of Lunigiana. The property is accessed through a cloister off the main village square. Recently restored by the current owners the accommodation retains many original features.

Entrance to kitchen with fireplace, a large living room with vaulted ceiling, two bedrooms of which one with fireplace, bathroom with shower, store room, laundry room; below there is a large vaulted cellar. Connected to main services and with central heating. The original floors and vaulted ceilings and the many original features give this property a wealth of character.

Within walking distance is an Olympic size outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts, and the train station. A golf course is under construction also within walking distance.

Meander your way through the little town of Filetto where you will find every street is linked to a stone passage or bridge. Filetto is best enjoyed in the month of August when it opens its doors and hosts the annual medieval festival where all the villagers are dressed up and reenacting a bygone age. Villafranca is on the main road between Aulla and Pontremoli. Take time to discover the old centre which is hidden behind the main road where you will find some lovely restaurants and local amenities including banks, train station, supermarkets and a weekly market.

Lunigiana is a magical part of Tuscany.The rolling landscape is liberally sprinkled with castles of Medici or Malaspina vintage and for lovers of the coast the sea is only half-an-hours’ drive away.The golden sandy beaches around Lerici and the pebble coves of the Cinque Terre are ideal for swimming and sailing. The area is criss-crossed with marked footpaths for walks to the hills and mountains. The airports of Pisa, Parma and Genova are all just over an hour away.

Distances: Villafranca in Lunigiana (train station) 1.5 km, Aulla 12 km, Pontremoli 12 km, Lerici (beaches) 35 km, Lucca 80 km, Pisa (airport) 90 km, Florence 120 km.

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