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This beautifully maintained villa has 1,100 sqm of floor area over three floor with an adjacent 600 sqm guest house as well as further accommodation for staff and agricultural buildings across the estate. The gardens surrounding the villa are some of the most highly considered in the area and include a swimming pool to the lower terrace.
The accommodation of the villa covers 1,100 sqm providing a total of eight bedrooms. A grand stairway, leading off the main entrance hall, connects the different floors. To the ground floor one finds airy reception rooms with frescoes, high ceilings and grandiose fireplaces. Most of the rooms to this floor have French windows onto the front terrace from which the views can be enjoyed. The kitchen is found to the rear of the villa and conveniently adjoins the dining room.
The wonderful central staircase rises to the first floor via a mezzanine floor. To this floor there are five bedrooms and a large library/study.
To the top floor of the villa one finds smaller bedrooms ideal for children or as a service apartment. There is also a small service apartment located on the mezzanine floor and a separate servant’s staircase via the staff apartment that links the kitchen and pantries to the rest of the house.
Features & Amenities
One of Tuscany’s most prestigious residences – well maintained – close proximity to Florence and airports – panoramic views - large estate – extensive olive groves - lake - possibility to plant vines.
The Casina - (600 sq m) is located behind the main villa and was originally a farm house dating back to the 14th Century and extended over the following centuries and is now comprised of two main apartments and a further staff apartment providing a total of 8 bedrooms.
The conversions over the centuries have always protected the original arched stone ceilings, terracotta floors, and wood beamed ceilings. The apartments are finished to a high standard in keeping with the exceptional attractiveness of the whole property.
The Meridiana (480 sq m) is used mainly for storage yet it could provide further accommodation or an excellent fitness centre. Immediately adjacent is the Limonia with direct access onto the piazza.
Gardens & Grounds
Villa Reale is set within a park and garden of approximately 2 hectares. The large swimming pool (16m x 8m) is beautifully positioned with enchanting views of the valley below and there is a service area with kitchenette, changing rooms and bathroom. There is a very productive olive grove of approximately 6 hectares, a large lake of some 2.5 hectares, a further 8 hectares of mainly grassland plus approximately 100 hectares of mainly woodland that surround and protect the property.
The villa is located just a few hundred metres from a charming Tuscan town where a range of services can be found including banks, grocery shops and a couple of restaurants. Central Florence is 25 minutes by car, Florence airport 40 minutes and Pisa airport 50 minutes.