This is a beautiful country house, set in stunning position with sea views, close to Calci, Tuscany. It has been perfectly restored by the owner, a architect as a family home in order to bring together a simple lifestyle, refined and mindful of the environmental sustainability, in perfect harmony with modern and high tech systems. The house is self-sufficient thank to photovoltaics heating system, solar panels, thermo fireplace, pellet boiler. In details:
– Photovoltaic system consisting of 1 generator with 40 photovoltaic modules and 1 inverter with integrated architectural classification.
– GPL gas system with boiler powered by photovoltaic panels on the roof.
– Thermo fireplace in the living room that contributes to the heating of water for sanitary and heating purposes.
– The source of the primary technological heating is represented by a modern pellet boiler
The land has a surface of about 5000 sqm with 250 olive trees and other plants, completely fenced by stone walls made with ancient technique. The outdoor area of 400 sqm is ideal for al fresco dinings, and there is also a covered porch of about 130 sqm.
The country house is set on 2 floors with a surface of 240 square meters and enjoys on the ground floor living room of 127 square meters with kitchen corner, bathroom and small storage room, while on the first floor there are 4 large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and storage room.
The position, 150 meters above sea level, is unique and the views extraordinary. There is the possibility of extending the size of the house of another 80 sqm, a garage for 2 cars and a pool.
In the valley which crosses the river Zambra, commonly known as Valgraziosa, is the village of Calci. Its name suggests the lime around the area or a Greek installation (Calcidesi) . This area was probably inhabited during the Roman period but first written documentation is from 8th to 12th century. During medieval times Calci was known as an important market centre, then in the Medicean times for hunting and summer stays. In the vicinity of Calci is the small village of Montemagno (198 metres above sea level) known as the birthplace of Pope Eugenio III Paganelli (1145-1153).