An incredible Tuscan Farmhouse
Villa Matteucci is a historical villa located on the Controni estate in the village of Vorno in the city of Lucca renowned for its Renaissance-era city walls. It is an exquisite Tuscan farmhouse perched in a spectacular location featuring hill- terraced olive groves and a mesmeric view of a small lake with its own little island that can be reached by a wooden bridge. Close to the historically prominent cities of Lucca, Pisa, Florence and Siena, Casa Matteucci is a wonderful location to enjoy life under the Tuscan sun. Moreover Forte dei Marmi- a lively beach and a great shopping avenue is just a few minutes away from the villa.
Casa Matteucci is a typical Tuscan country house that has been meticulously restored to integrate all the modern conveniences while maintaining its original spirit. Once home to Felice Matteucci, Casa Matteucci has idyllically treasured the history, culture and tradition of the region. Felice Matteucci carried out his scientific researches in his on-site workshop in Casa Matteucci where he invented the first stroke engine in the summer of 1854. The luxurious farmhouse offers an intimate and comfortable accommodation in its six superbly decorated bedrooms each with en suite bath/shower rooms. The fully air-conditioned and heated villa offers convivial reception areas comprising a large banquet hall, a grand salon with satellite TV, music system and fireplace, formal dining are with domed ceiling and study. The Tuscan style kitchen is fully equipped with latest equipments while the well stocked wine cellar adds to the magnificence of this luxury villa. The pastel hues adorning the walls are complemented with terracotta floors and wooden beams that reflect the timeless essence of the past. The articulate interiors are decorated with conventional Tuscan elements, sophisticated antiques and flamboyant furnishings. Indeed, a home of great comfort and allure, Casa Matteucci will sweep you off your feet with its thoughtfully maintained outdoors; the furnished outdoors provide a perfect setting for barbecue, enjoying the warm golden afternoons in the company of friends and family and savouring the local delicacies. Moreover you can enjoy a refreshing swim or a stroll through the impressive countryside while engrossed in the tranquillity of Tuscany.
Ground Floor: Main entrance leading into a spacious salon
furnished with comfortable sofas, armchairs music system
and fireplace, lounge with satellite TV, vaulted dining
room,Fully equipped Tuscan style kitchen, study with tel/fax,
computer facilities and wireless internet access, bathroom,
cloakroom, Laundry room
First Floor: 6 sunlit, spacious well appointed double
bedrooms with modern en-suite bath and shower facilities.
Outdoor: Floodlit 14m x 4m x 1.6m swimming pool,
equipment for barbecue and furniture for al fresco dining