Set within groves of mature olive trees this property provides a tranquil rural residence yet in just 15 minutes one arrives in central Florence.
The accommodation of this charming Tuscan residence is spread over two principle floors plus the tower. Original features such as pietra serena stairs and architraves, original polished terracotta floors and beamed ceilings are found throughout, all maintained to a very high standard whilst retaining a true Tuscan spirit.
To the ground floor one enters via an entrance hall leading into the main sitting room with adjoining dining room and kitchen. French windows give access to the panoramic terrace, an ideal environment for summer meals. The dining room boasts attractive antique fireplace and is adorned with fresco work to the walls and ceiling. To the rear the kitchen has a service entrance and adjoining two bedroom staff apartment.
To the first floor one finds a total of five bedrooms of which three rooms are double and there are two charming single rooms within the tower. The master suite is most impressive with ensuite bathroom, dressing area and dual aspect windows from which the wonderful views over the valley and Florence's Duomo can be enjoyed. The single bedrooms within the tower share a bathroom.
Features & Amenities
Original features throughout - swimming pool - easy access to central Florence and motorway.
Gardens & Grounds
The property is surrounded by 2 hectares of grounds providing a sun terrace with swimming pool measuring 9m x 16m. To the lower level of the swimming pool one finds a WC and shower. The land mainly comprises of mature olive groves and around the house one finds an array of shrubs including a wonderful wisteria pergola.
A garage and parking area complete the property.
Within five minutes by car one reaches a charming Tuscan village where a range of services and a few restaurants can be found. Further down the hillside lies the city of Florence. Arriving in the centre of the city takes just 15 minutes and taxi and bus services are also both available and frequent. To reach Florence Peretola Airport takes 30 minutes and Pisa airport 1 hour.