Classic Florentine architecture at its best, this luxury three floor eight-bedroom villa set in the Tuscan hills offers a unique opportunity to acquire one of the finest Tuscan residences on the market today.
Purported to have been designed by Michelangelo or certainly one of his pupils, this stunning villa is a truly remarkable example of renaissance residential architecture at its peak. Passing through the hands of various Italian nobility since the villa’s conception in the 15th century, the villa is now offered for sale with Casa & Country.
The villa is classified as a Historic Monument by the city's "Fine Arts" administration because of its magnificent interior and exterior features. Its symmetrical plans and facades.
The villa for sale is located in the Tuscan hills just south of Florence near one of the major towns of the Chianti region. It sits on a hillside overlooking the picturesque Chianti landscape of vineyards, cypresses and olive groves.
Today entirely restored the villa offers comprises 8 spacious bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms, 2 kitchens, 3 spacious lounges, and 3 dining rooms, spread over 3 floors. The existing lift links all three floors.
With an approximate habitable floor space of 1600 m2 and a total floorspace of 1850 m2 including staff quarters and other areas. There is an ample cellar for storage of the olive oil produced from the groves on the estate.
Extensively renovated with particular care to retain the original features and character; such as ceiling heights, open fireplaces, ornate limestone archways, original tiled flooring and shutters. The addition of modern fixtures and fittings such as air conditioning and elevator, give us the final result which is an extremely comfortable family home fit for modern living in a prime location.
Located in the beautiful village of San Casciano Val di Pesa, just about 12.5 kilometers away from Florence.
Gardens & Grounds
The villa sits in 4.5 Ha (11acre) of land which due to its consistency can be described as a very manageable plot of land. The immediate lawns that surround the villa extend naturally without borders into olive grove. Extra Virgin olive oil is produced every year from the 800 olive trees within the grounds. A 17m heated pool is hidden amongst the olive groves.
FLORENCE 14km | SIENA 27km | SHOPS & RESTAURANTS 3Km | FLORENCE AIRPORT 28km | HIGHWAY 6Km