Chianti Classico wine estate with period manor villa, Agriturismo, restaurant, wine shop, winery and private hunting reserve for sale in Tuscany, less than half an hour from Florence.
Among olive trees and vineyards, this exclusive Tuscan wine estate is placed in a hilly location in the heart of the famous Chianti Classico wine region, only few kilometers from a Tuscan town with shops, restaurants and services. The most beautiful towns of Tuscany, like Florence, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and Siena, are all within easy reach.
The property is set in a convenient location, ideal for the business, only few kilometers from the A1 motorway, that allows you to reach Arezzo in less than one hour, and just 36 km away from the nearest airport, Firenze Peretola.
DESCRIPTION OF BUILDINGS
Surrounded by a fenced parkland, the property is composed by a 19th Century period manor villa, a farmhouse and a villa, currently running as Agriturismo, a restaurant, a shop and a wine cellar.
A period manor villa (700 sqm), arranged on two levels, plus a basement floor hosting a barriccaia, it is composed of a reception room, two spacious lounges and 9 master bedrooms, each with private bathroom. The villa boasts a panoramic turret, overlooking the surrounding Tuscan countryside.
A farmhouse (400 sqm) contains a barriques room on the basement floor; on the ground there are a shop, a restaurant room with 45 places, a professional kitchen and rest rooms; and on the first floor there are five bedrooms and four bathrooms.
Part of the production of the estate, like wine, extra virgin olive oil and saffron, is directly sold to the costumer in the shop.
The villa, divided into small apartments, hosts on the ground floor two units, each composed of kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom; and on the first floor two bedrooms and an apartment housing two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
In front of the manor villa there is the wine cellar with storage and outdoor fermentation area.
STATE AND FINISHING
Tastefully restored maintaining intact the original features of Tuscan farmhouses, the country house features wooden-beamed ceilings and terracotta flooring. The nineteenth century manor villa boasts bright and airy rooms with high ceilings, doors and windows with stone portals, and vaulted ceilings.
Surrounded by a lush garden with swimming pool, the estate boasts 21 hectares of land, of which 13 of vineyard, 6 of woodland and 2 of olive grove, and a fine cultivation of Saffron.
The cellar produces up to 1,400 hl of wine, part of which is bottled (25,000 bottles) while the rest is sold as cask wine.
500 olive trees grants a yearly production of 4 (up to 6) quintals of olive oil.
DETAILS ON WINE PRODUCTION
- Vineyards: 13 hectares + 15 hectares of leased vineyards
- Cultivar: Sangiovese, Cannaiolo, Trebbiano, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
- Density of planting: 5,000 vines / ha (0.75 x 2.60 m)
- Exposure: South/West
- Altitude: 250 m
- Soil composition: Galestro
- Harvesting: manual
- Tanks volume: 2,120 hl
- Containers in the cellar: barriques (n.24), tonneau (n.17)
- Total yearly production: up to 1,400 hl
- Bottles produced: 25,000 (up to 200,000)
- Reached markets: United States of America, China and United Kingdom
- Staff: 2 + 5 seasonal workers
USAGE AND POTENTIAL USES
This exclusive property is the ideal solution for those who are looking for a producing winery with accommodation business. The manor villa and the farmhouses are currently running as Agriturismo. In summer, thanks to its vicinity to Florence, San Gimignano and Siena, it is the ideal base for daily trips; and in winter, clients are attracted by the wildlife hunting reserve.