This property for sale is a charming classic Italian villa located halfway between Florence and Siena amongst the vineyards and gentle hills of the Chianti.
A prominant antique door give access to the villa and one arrives into a welcoming entrance hall where an impressive staircase leads to the upper floors. The ground floor of the villa is composed of a large open-space area subdivided between lounge and dining area. The impressive loggia that runs adjacent to the ground floor main sale serves to create a middle-ground between the external and internal, essentially incorporating the villas impressive panoramic gardens into the internal space. The remainder of the ground floor is comprised of the kitchen with direct external access onto the terrace, a bathroom and utility room.
A grandiose staircase leads to the first floor which comprises 6 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. All the rooms on this floor have high ceilings giving a feeling of elegance and space.
A second separate guest apartment can be accessed either from the veranda or independently via an external stair case. The apartment offers a further 3 double bedrooms, one bathroom and a kitchen.
The second and third floors are occupied by a usable attic area due to the high ceilings and the towers impressive panoramic roof terrace.
One is immediately struck by the classic Italian decor which gives a sense of architectural grandeur and civil 19th century living. The villa was originally the Manor House of a much larger estate and offers a total of 1300 m2.
The Gardens & Grounds
The grounds, covering approx. 9 hectare, 3.5 ha of which are olive groves and 4.5 ha of low maintenance pine forest. The remaining one hectare being fully fenced mature garden with pine and cypress trees, which lead to a lower level secluded terrace where we find the swimming pool. There are excellent views of the surrounding vineyards and Tuscan countryside from just about every area of the garden.
An agricultural barn ( 210m2 ) provides storage for garden furniture and tools.
This property for sale in the Chianti enjoys a peaceful location in the Tuscan countryside, surrounded by historic castles and prestigious wine estates. The photos illustrate that the property enjoys a truly Tuscan view, overlooking olive-groves and rolling hills, however they unfortunately do not do justice to the beauty of the panorama which really must be seen in person. Although set amongst olive-groves, vineyards and forests, the house is only a short drive to a number of scenic small towns and villages. Barberino Val d’Elsa, Certaldo, Colle Val d’Elsa and San Gimignano are all within a short distance rendering them viable options for an evening out. The town of Poggibonsi (10mins) offers a train station and large supermarkets.
Town & Services 4 km | Florence centre 40 km | Train station 6 km | Florence airport 45 km | Pisa Airport 112 km |