Exclusive apartment for sale in the heart of the historic centre of Pietrasanta
Exclusive apartment of great character for sale in the heart of the historic centre of Pietrasanta.
The apartment is on the second floor of a historic building from the 1300s. The building has a large entrance and vaulted ceilings; it is located next to the Piazza del Duomo and has a double view on two parallel streets of the town centre.
Equipped with a very intimate and cosy terrace, the apartment can offer the advantage of having an outdoor area, a pleasant and relaxing outside that is often a rarity in the centre.
Purchased in 1996, the property has been renovated twice: The first renovation involved all the ceilings and beams and the second one, in 2006, consisted in important changes of the layout: Generous rooms were created making the apartment luminous and spacious – it can be easily reorganized for more rooms, if required.
The apartment for sale in Pietrasanta, has a surface of about 180 sq.m., all on the same level. The entrance, very large, separates the living from the sleeping area. Going right form the entrance, there is the large living room with fireplace, a modern stainless steel open kitchen, a separate pantry: Two large French windows lead onto the cosy terrace of approx.15 sq.m.. The high ceilings, with its very big wooden beams, are nicely combined with the iron structures and the industrial floor.
In the sleeping area there are two spacious bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, that overlook one of the most central streets of Pietrasanta: The floors are made of grit and of ancient cement tiles; one of the bathrooms was intentionally left as it was originally and has a very vintage taste.
In this prestigious property for sale in Pietrasanta, a small terrace on the building stairwell is included: There is the boiler and it is a very useful storage detached room.
The renovation was thought in order to have very bright and spacious rooms, and it was carried out in full respect of the property’s character: The original irregular shape of the walls and the typical fascinating features coexist with elegance with a modern and essential design with great originality.
The apartment for sale in Pietrasanta is located in the historical center, where you can find all the main services, excellent restaurants and the train station. The sea and the beaches of Versilia in Marina di Pietrasanta and Forte dei Marmi are only 5 km away, reachable by car in just 10 minutes.
Pietrasanta, old medieval town, is considered the historical capital of Versilia. It is an attractive destination for cultural and niche tourism. It has been defined the “small Athens” of Versilia for its concentration of artists who decided to live there and boasts a long tradition of marble working. The historical centre is a village with a perfect geometrical form conceived as ideal Christian city, with the main route forming a cross with the square and the four crosses of the side streets. The heart of this enchanting historic centre, full of monuments, is the Cathedral, collegiate church of San Marino, and its wonderful square with two main pedestrian streets dotted with fashionable shops, trendy boutiques, art galleries, pubs and typical restaurants in a constant stream of citizens and tourists.
The city, lying at the foot of the hills that join the plain to the Apuan Alps, the Municipality of Pietrasanta, and its city centre, includes several areas: Heading towards the sea, you find the well-known seaside resort of Marina di Pietrasanta with its large tourist affluence and its districts of Fiumetto, Tonfano, Motrone and Focette. The sea, a thick pinewood, a lot of shops, pubs and restaurants, market stalls and children’s playgrounds characterize all the area.
Moreover, on the hills you find the hamlets of Strettoia, Vallecchia, Valdicastello Carducci, immersed in the green and peace, besides the panoramic Capriglia and Capezzano Monte with splendid views of Versilia coastline, ranging from Palmaria Island, in the Gulf of La Spezia, to the coast of Livorno and the Island of Gorgona up to Corsica Island.