MIDE Architetti, renovated 19th Century home, Farmhouse in the countryside, Tuscany, renovated stone home, stylish interiors, terracota bricks louvre, lime-based plaster

The 19th century home near the picturesque city of Lucca was restored to adapt to both a new owner and modern times. While the Matraia stone exteriors were left untouched, apart from the addition of steel fixtures, its interiors were respectfully updated. The white walls, covered in a natural lime-based plaster applied with spatulas and sponges, make the interiors shine and highlight the irregular rocky surface underneath.

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MIDE Architetti, renovated 19th Century home, Farmhouse in the countryside, Tuscany, renovated stone home, stylish interiors, terracota bricks louvre, lime-based plaster

Hollow terra-cotta bricks complete missing parts on the walls and placed in an angle, filter excess sunshine and natural ventilation. The bathroom was decorated with beautiful hand-painted tiles, which add a picturesque touch. Outside, a new infinity pool was integrated into the landscape, a refreshing spot to admire the rural Italian landscape.

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Photos by Alessandra Bello for MIDE Architetti