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In the charming village of Alica, a few kilometers from the famous area of Palaia and the international airport of Pisa, we offer for sale a charming house recently renovated and located in an 18th century building.
PALAZZOTTO ALICA occupies an overall surface area of about 160 sqm and it is spread over 3 floors.
The house on the ground floor consists of entry hall with staircase leading to the first floor where there is the living area composed by living room, kitchen with dining and fireplace. On the upper floor the sleeping area develops and consists of 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. On the third floor there are 2 spacious attic rooms currently used as additional bedroom and a study room.
From the windows you can enjoy a pleasant panoramic view of the medieval village of Alica.
The property on the ground floor also has 2 large connecting storage rooms with half bathroom and is enriched by a 50 sqm garden adjacent to the house.
Palazzotto Alica has independent heating system with pellet boiler and solar thermal panels for the production of hot water.
According to the Latin etymology, the name of Palaia indicated the place and the working of the wooden poles, to be used in the construction of buildings and boats. today it is also the starting point for scenic excursions of great beauty along the wine road of the Pisan hills, and also well known for its truffles, where the first identity card of Tuber Magnatum Pico (Latin name of the white truffle) was born.
Palaia had a period of prosperity from which the PIEVE DI SAN MARTINO XIII century was built (1279, church of Sant'Andrea from 1200. In the surroundings we find the village of Montefoscoli, where the museum of peasant civilization is located, and the Temple of Minerva Medica, known as a place of esotericism.
The medieval character of Palaia is home to a fortress from which you can enjoy a breathtaking 360° view. Palaia also boasts Ghibelline walls and the two Romanesque churches of Santa Maria and Sant'Andrea.
The hilly surroundings are an ideal setting for trekking, biking or horseriding. A marked network of paths crosses through little known historic hamlet such as Alica, San Gervasio and Colleoli.
Palaia is crossed not only by the Wine Route of the Pisan Hills but it’s also an important white truffle area, celebrated every year in October with a market fair taking place in the cozy village of Forcoli once a medieval castle. In Forcoli it’s possible to find primary services such as post office, bank, grocery stores, shops, schools and public transport to reach Pontedera or Pisa.
PALAZZOTTO ALICA - Ref. 17931
- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- living room
- storage rooms
- 50 sqm garden