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Small Rural Village in the Tuscan Countryside, in the Province of Florence

€ 1.750.000
Tipology: Villas and Farmhouses
Size sqm: 550
Bedrooms: 12
Bathrooms: 7
Heating system: Indipendent
Garden: Yes
Loggia: Yes
Car parking: Yes
Code: VH20211025
Balcony: Yes
Swimming Pool: Yes
Condition: Restored
Energy class: G

Description

Houses for sale near Volterra, Italy: the best of the Tuscan hills

 

This property is in the heart of Tuscany, 3 kilometers from Montaione, in the province of Florence.

It dates back to the early twentieth century. It was completely renovated in 1990, immersed in a soft hill overlooking the valley that unites the extraordinary towns of San Gimignano and Certaldo and then again Volterra.

 

The property, now used as a holiday residence, is configured as a small and charming rural hamlet consisting of three separate main buildings close to each other.

They are surrounded by a 2-hectare park and occupy ​​about 550 square meters with four apartments of different sizes, for 12 bedrooms and seven bathrooms. A new cottage has also been refurbished: stone buildings with interiors typical of rural farms, vaulted, cross, or beamed ceilings. The floors are in terracotta, and the living rooms have stone fireplaces.

The style is typically Tuscan, but the conservative renovations have meant that these houses, which once hosted peasant families, have become comfortable and relaxing places with touches of elegance typical of the millenary Tuscan culture.

 

Tuscany Farmhouses: the perfect agriturismo

 

The apartments bear the names of famous Italian musicians.

1. Rossini apartment, on the ground floor, ​​60 square meters:

  • large living room with kitchen and impressive fireplace,
  • fully equipped kitchen,
  • double room,
  • bathroom with shower.

A reserved garden area comes with a table, chairs, deck chairs, and umbrella.

 

2• Vivaldi apartment, on the first floor, 185 square meters:

  • large living room
  • fully equipped built-in kitchen and barbecue area
  • three bedrooms
  • a bedroom with a “French” double bed
  • two marble bathrooms come with large showers and a beautiful bathtub
  • The Tuscan rustic style combines  Murano glasses, frescoes, and partitions. All this comes together with the eighteenth-century fireplace.

The garden is furnished with tables, chairs, deck chairs, and umbrellas.

 

3• Puccini apartment, ground floor, 220 sqm:

  • great living room
  • built-in kitchen. It comes with an ancient stone fireplace dominating the living room.
  • four bedrooms
  • two bathrooms with a shower, one of them with bathtub.

Garden furnished with tables, chairs, deck chairs, and umbrellas.

 

4• Verdi apartment, on two floors, 200 square meters:

  • large living room
  • the fully equipped built-in kitchen and barbecue area set in the hob structure,
  • four bedrooms
  • two bathrooms come with elegant Murano glass chandeliers. In one of the bathrooms, there are a bathtub and a shower.

Garden, furnished with tables, chairs, deck chairs, and umbrellas.

 

Technical equipment:

Each apartment comes with an autonomous heating system, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi internet connection.

 

A Modern Farmhouse with Pool

 

Outdoor space and location.

Around the buildings are distributed 2 hectares of land, which includes:

  • a large parking lot,
  • a swimming pool with the solarium.

 

The best place for truffle hunting in Tuscany

 

The property is located in the most typical Tuscan countryside, near Montaione, right on the border between the provinces of Florence and Pisa.

It is an area of ​​Green Tourism in Tuscany, is surrounded by hills of oak and chestnut woods, farms planted with vines and olive trees; clayey slopes edged with cypresses. Promoting the exploration of the area there are some itineraries to be walked, mountain biked, or rode on a horse.

Montaione is part of the Club of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Of ancient Etruscan-Roman origins, today, it preserves many of its medieval testimonies. It is also famous for Glass Processing, a tradition that dates back to the fourteenth century. Still, it is also known for its craftsman, the specific products grown by numerous farms, and the “City of Truffles.” ​​San Miniato hill is one of the most prized truffle areas in Italy. At the end of October, the Truffle and Chestnuts Festival takes place.

In addition to a nature-rich hill of typically Tuscan vines and olive trees, the territory is embellished with historic villages rich in history such as San Gimignano Certaldo and Volterra mystical-religious suggestions, such as San Vivaldo.

Commonly known as the “Jerusalem of Tuscany,” San Vivaldo is a citadel born between 1550 and 1516 by the Franciscan friars, consisting of 25 chapels and temples that reproduced the topography of the Jerusalem of the time to scale.

 

Choose this among the houses for sale in the Tuscany hills

 

Why buy a property like this.

Its configuration as a small village, its excellent state of conservation, its location in a natural context of excellence make this property usable in many different ways.

It can keep its current use as a Residence or Tuscan Holiday Home, become the exclusive residence of a large family where you can live all year round. Another possibility is to make it a high-level Agriturismo, taking advantage of the agricultural opportunities of the place and organizing events, courses, and staying in the name of nature and the culture of the areas.

 

 

The logistics.

3 km from the property, there is Montaione with all kinds of services. A few minutes by car, you can reach other famous Tuscan historical centers, such as San Gimignano, Certaldo, Gambassi Terme, and Volterra.

At 11 km, you will find the Castelfalfi Golf Club, while at 30 km, there is Lajatico, home of the

Teatro del Silenzio (the theater directed by Andrea Bocelli)

 

Distances:

San Gimignano (SI) 20 km

Certaldo (Fi), 16 km

Gambassi Terme (FI) 11 km

Volterra (PI) 24 km

 

Florence City and Airport 60 km

Pisa City and Airport 62 km

Pisa, 60 km

Siena, 60 km

Livorno, 70 km

 

Highway FI / PI and A1 35 km

Highway FI / SI and A1 30 km

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