Villa Moresca: fantastic villa in the heart of Tuscany!

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From its hilltop position Villa La Moresca overlooks an incomparable landscape, an enticing scenario that spreads out in front over the green hills of the immense Valdinievole that surround the town of Montecatini Terme, defined on the horizon by the plain of Pisa and Livorno. We are in the centre of Montecatini Alto and this is the view, splendid in the dark when illuminated by the lights of the town, that can be seen from the windows, from the pool and from the spectacular garden that surrounds the villa. With its unique style, characterized by the white façade and fairytale structure, it stands proudly with its antique turret just outside the little historic town centre. A late 19th century residence, its construction and history are marked by the well-known people who have resided here, including Giuseppe Verdi. Fine oak floors, frescoed ceilings and classic wood panelling, the wide use of stuccoed reliefs, the antique furniture and elegant furnishings, together with a collection of English porcelain and a library with valuable texts, delineate its current aesthetic style, characterized by sumptuous rooms, an enchanting kitchen and British-style bathrooms, bedrooms with four-poster beds and a splendid romantic garden with swimming pool in a super panoramic location. The property is less than 4 km from the thermal baths that have brought international fame and prestige to Montecatini Terme which, with its life force gushing forth from the earth, its art nouveau buildings and tree-lined avenues, is the most precious pearl in the centre of an artistic and scenic area of outstanding quality; it is the perfect departure point, thanks to the proximity to the A11 motorway (less than ten minutes away), for visiting Florence, Pistoia, Lucca and Pisa as well as the Versilia coast. Sports enthusiasts will find, in the immediate vicinity, riding and tennis clubs as well as a prestigious 18-hole golf course in the stunning setting of Monsummano Terme. The location is also perfect for those preferring to get around without a car. The characteristic Piazza Giusti and the charming little streets of Montecatini Alto are full of typical little shops, restaurants and numerous coffee bars where you can spend the cool summer evenings. From here a fascinating old cablecar, dating back to 1898, will take you directly to the town’s thermal parks, just a short walk from the train station on the Florence-Pisa line, an excellent and rapid alternative to get to the towns, both large and small, that dot the beautiful territory.

Sleeps: 14

Tuscany – Montecatini Terme – Pistoia