A very multi-layered and historical property. It is offered either unrenovated in its current condition or renovated. For one, an exclusive private property or a B & B at its best, or a gallery, for cultural purposes and the like can arise.
The city of Camaiore is not directly on the sea, but has the flair of a city by the sea. It is not trimmed for VIPs, but all the more pleasant - countless small shops offer specialties such as buttons and sewing kits, coffees, restaurants and bread boutiques. Also worth mentioning and trying is the fish shop, where you can buy ready-made specialties to take home - stuffed mussels and calamari, lasagna with crab sauce, various fish and seafood salads, cod, dried fish, fish fillet in olive oil - just to name a few. Camaiore was initially a Roman village, only later was it made a city and belongs to the province of Lucca. In the direction of the mountains, directly after the center of Camaiore, there is the Romanesque church -Badia di San Pietro, which arose from a Benedictine monastery. From Camaiore it is only 6km to the sea.
Camaiore is surrounded by green hills with a multitude of small towns and hamlets.
Badia Abbey is only a 2 minute walk from the center of town, a beauty from bygone times - the main gate in stone, behind it the church - and right there - former monastery built in 1200, privately owned for the last few years. Around dry stone walls around 2 pretty garden parts. Now only grass grows in one, in the other a well and an old olive tree. 2 entrances. The property is under monument protection. It stands on 2 levels with a covered loggia (planned to be glazed) marble staircase at the end. 6 large rooms with a bathroom are to be created (height 3.5-4.5 m), an office and a lounge. One of the completely closed loggias is to be used as a breakfast room. At the back of the street is a small house as a neighboring house with a small garden, the room above looks into the garden.
Ground floor has ancient cotto floors and doors that are being restored, 3 chimneys, wooden beams. Renovation status January 2022 -the estate will be sold restored and furnished - pl. see picture made in January - to finish all work need ca. 2-3 months - after that will start the activity of B & B
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