Right in the heart of Tuscany, a tree-lined gravel road in excellent condition leads to this 41.3-hectare estate set amongst vineyards and olive trees, just fifteen minutes’ drive from Casole d’Elsa and Colle Val d’Elsa, the two main villages of the Elsa Valley. San Gimignano, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, Siena, town of the Palio, and Certaldo, birthplace of Giovanni Boccaccio, are all within easy reach. Florence and the International Airport “Amerigo Vespucci” are less than one hour drive’s away, while it is possible to reach the Tuscan coast in about one hour and a half. DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGS The property consists of a main farmhouse of 613 square meters, a cantina for vinification (466 sqm), bottling, packaging and storing, a workshop, technical rooms and warehouse (150 sqm in total) a storage shelter (16 sqm) and a camping area equipped with facilities. The main farmhouse is arranged over two floors. On the ground floor there are a foyer, four spacious lounges, an eat-in kitchen, a kitchenette, a pantry and a bathroom. The first floor hosts six bedrooms, three bathrooms and a storage room. STATE AND FINISHING Built on the ruins of a Medieval watchtower and completely restored in 1973, the farmhouse boasts exposed stone façade, terracotta flooring and ceilings with wooden beams. EXTERNAL AREAS Organic farm since 1981, the property is surrounded by 41.3 hectares of land, of which 4.8 ha of vineyard (production of Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG wine), 4.5 of olive grove, 1.0 ha of different crops and 30.0 of woodland that ensure the energy consumption (100 cu.m / year). The farm holds an ICEA (Environmental and Ethical Certification Institute) certification. DETAILS ON WINE PRODUCTION - Surface: 4.8 hectares (4 ha Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG, certified organic since 1981) - Varieties: Sangiovese, Trebbiano, Canaiolo and Colorino - Years of plantation: 1985 – 2006 - Exposure: south - Density: 3,300 – 4,500 stumps / ha - Training: pruned-spur cordon-trained (2.80 x 2.80 m), Guyot (2.80 x 2.40 m) - Harvesting: manual - Soil composition: volcanic, calcareous, sandy - Yearly production: 250 hl (33,500 bottles) - Workers: 2 workers (open ended) - Maximum capacity: 1.195 hl (wine) + 12 hl (vinsanto) - Wine stocked: 450 hl PRODUCED WINES AND SELLING PRICES - Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG (20,000 bottles): € 8.00 – 12.00 - Rosso Toscano IGT (9,000 – 10,000 bottles): € 6.00 - Bianco Toscano IGT (4,000 bottles): € 5.00 - Vinsanto (600 bottles): € 24.00 DETAILS ON OIL PRODUCTION - Surface: 4.5 hectares – Biological agriculture - Varieties: Frantoio, Leccino and Moraiolo - Year of implant: 1980s with some centuries-old trees - Altitude: 285 m - Density: 244 trees / ha - Average yield: 1.8 – 2.7 tons / ha - Yearly production: up to 10 hl - Foreign markets reached: Germany (50% of the total) - Price (per liter): € 12,00 USE AND POTENTIAL USES The main building is currently used as private dwelling, but thanks to its internal layout, it can be easily converted into an Agriturismo.