BRANCOLERIA – [V0022] – This property is for sale in a very attractive area in the hills above Lucca in a tiny medieval village called Deccio di Brancoli. The property consists of several buildings of which 3 houses all in need of restoration but which have great potential. Once owned by a noble family, the Villa Chelini still has some or the original furniture.

The first semi-detached property a manor house known as Villa Chelini, of approx 445 sqm comprises; 20 rooms of which entrance from a courtyard into a living room with fireplace, a large kitchen with fireplace, the original stone sink and the original terracotta floor tiles and double doors that open onto the courtyard outside. The kitchen leads onto a large pantry and from there onto a utility room and a cellar/cantina. Also on the ground floor is a bathroom and an under stairs cupboard.
The first floor consists of a large room which was used as a dining room, a living area with a piano, 4 bedrooms.
The second floor consists of a lovely large attic which still has the original terracotta tiles on the floor and a sloping roof with wooden beams. On this floor there is a small WC and a storage room with a very low ceiling.

The second semi-detached property, the Labourer’s house, of approx 320 sqm comprises 14 rooms and is in need of restoration.

The third property, the House staff’s accomodation, is built on three floors and is approx 190 sqm

Also for sale on the property are 4 stone barns which amount to approx 228 sqm in total and are built on 2 or 3 levels.

The property also offers 22,000 sqm of land some of which is terraced. There are olive trees on the land and there is plenty of room to put in at least one swimming pool.


From its position in the hills of Brancoli the property offers stunning views of the surrounding area, the valley, the hills, small villages and on a clear day looking out towards the coast you can see the islands of Gorgona and Corsica.

The Brancoleria is made up of 6 villges, Deccio, Gignano, Piazza, Pieve S, Ilario, and Ombreglio. All bear the words ‘di Brancoli’ because the territory has only one identity.
Deccio di Brancoli stands at 485 msl. At the beginning of the village is a lovely old church, Pieve S. Freddiano Vescovo.
Lucca is only 30 minutes away by car (20 km) and offers restaurants, museums, and other interesting attractions such as taking a bike ride on the Roman walls which surround the city.
Pisa airport is only 50 km away (1hr ) and the beaches of the Versilian coast are 50 km away (1hr ) (Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi).

All you have to do now is contact us on the contact form at the top of the page if you would like to receive more information. Better still, give us a call to arrange a  viewing at a time that suits you.