Not far from Florence, between Chianti and the Florentine Hills, restored villa with garden, swimming pool and olive grove.
The villa offers a unique and unrivaled view, with a sight ranging toward the Alpi Apuane. Its western orientation allows fully enjoying the beautiful sunsets offered by the Tuscan countryside.
Easily reached and in a non-isolated location, the villa is set in a position that allows quickly reaching the whole Tuscany in a short time frame: a town providing all the necessary services (3km; 5’), Bagno a Ripoli (13km; 20’), Greve in Chianti (14km; 25’), the beautiful Florence (18km; 35’), San Gimignano (58km; 1h), Arezzo (68km; 1h) and the medieval Siena (78km; 1h 15’).
The most convenient airports to reach the property are Firenze Peretola (38km; 40’), Pisa Galilei (99km; 1h 20’), Bologna Marconi (120km; 1h 35’), Grosseto Baccarini (148km; 2h), Roma Ciampino (279km; 3h 15’) and Roma Fiumicino (294km; 3h).
DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING
The villa (516 sqm gross – 5,553 sqft) is laid out onto three floors organized as follows: - Basement: cellar;
- Ground floor: two entrance halls, living room, two kitchens, hallways, bedroom with en-suite bathroom, bathroom, four closets, boiler room and spacious pergola;
- First floor: living room, two bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
A garage (64 sqm – 688 sqft) offers enough space for two cars and allows storing tools used to maintain the garden.
STATE AND FINISHES
This villa has been finely restored to preserve the original characteristics untouched: on the inside we can find handmade terracotta floors, wooden beams supporting the ceilings, stone fireplaces and handmade stone steps. Internal walls are mainly plastered, however a few sections in stone have been left exposed in the day zone.
On the outside, the house is surrounded by a stone-paved terrace with coverings and pergolas, ideal for al fresco dining with friends.
The villa also boasts 10,207 sqm (2.5 ac) of garden, dotted with decorative plants and trees, and a nice 1,458 sqm (0.4 ac) olive grove, almost fully enclosed in a boar-proof fencing. Two entrances grant access to the property: the first and main one is equipped with an automatic gate, while the other one is a service entrance.
The villa is also fitted with a convenient solar panel system.
USE AND POTENTIAL USES
This villa, given its convenient location not far from Florence and in one of the most sought areas of Tuscany, offers itself for multiple purposes. It can easily be used as a private residence, with bedrooms usable for guests or available for conversion into differently-purposed rooms (studios, sitting rooms, libraries…). Alternatively, the vicinity with Florence is perfect if one wants to start a B&B.