This is definitely the one! It is the typical Tuscan farmhouse for sale located in the most prestigious area of Tuscany, the Chianti.
The oldest part of the farmhouse dates back to the 13th century when it served as a Watchtower. The latest modifications of the volumes date back to the late 1800s and remained so until the last renovation a few years ago which preserves the original structure and its ancient style.
The farmhouse is completely made of stone and is in excellent condition. It consists of a total of 650 square meters, distributed in 4 independent apartments, structured as follows:
– the main apartment is about 350 square meters and still incorporates structural elements of the ancient Watchtower. The environments are distributed on various levels and include:
- living room, study and ancient kitchen at the level of the main entrance
- four bedrooms and related services on the other upper levels
– three apartments. Each of them is about 100 square meters and includes:
- large living area
- two comfortable double bedrooms with bathroom
They are now independent ,but they can be easily connected.
The heating is LPG Gas with radiators in some apartments or under-floor in others.
The entire property is then completed by 6 hectares of land, where there is the parking area and the lovely fresh water swimming pool, camouflaged in the middle of the green, which overlooks the valley of vineyards and olive trees that looks towards Florence.
The style is that of a typical Tuscan country house with massive external stone walls, internal ceilings with exposed beams and terracotta floors typical of this region.
The presence of working fireplaces and carefully chosen furnishings create a familiar and very welcoming atmosphere. Everything is in perfect condition, thanks to the owner’s technical-professional experience and her love for every single functional and aesthetic detail.
The property can be reached after a short stretch of a dirty road that passes through oak trees and wooded nature. The reassuring stone facades of the cottage immediately appear, dotted with plants of flowers, jasmine and roses. Around the farmhouse, the land of about 6 hectares stretches, partly destined to lawn, olive groves and wooded plants, partly cultivated with fruit trees.
Buying a home in Tuscany. Reasons why’s.
This property is the true stereotype of the typical Tuscan country house. Buying a property in the Chianti Region near Florence, it is the emblem of a lifestyle dreamed of by many people around the world.
Its features make it very versatile. It is suitable as a private residence in the utmost privacy or as a country house for great holidays in Tuscany. It is good for family uses, temporary and tourist rentals or it can be suitable for combining these different opportunities in one place.
The large green spaces, the context and the mild climate all year round are also ideal for many possible activities. Meetings and courses of all kinds (yoga, pilates, meditation), food and wine events, painting and cooking lessons can find the ideal conditions here.
The location in Chianti, an area of the highest naturalistic value, and the proximity to Florence, well connected by excellent logistics, are other essential ingredients for a profitable and lasting buying.
Services and transport are very efficient. The area is easily accessible by car just a few kilometers from the A1 motorway (Firenze sud exit). The Via Chiantigiana connects all the main centers and delightful ancient villages of Chianti to each other.
The property is located just 3 km from San Polo, where there are all the main services, shops, pharmacy and 14km from Figline Valdarno where there is also the train station for Florence, Rome and the north of Italy destinations.
In the area there are also a golf course at 7 km, riding stables and sports facilities at 10 km, a luxury outlet at 16 km.
Distance from major cities and airports.
Florence Old Town: 20 km
Florence railway station: 19 km
Greve in Chianti: 15 km
Arezzo: 65 km
San Gimignano: 55 km
Siena: 70 km,
Pisa: 95 km
Lucca: 100 km
Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi: 120 km.
Pienza and Val d’Orcia Unesco sites: about 100 km
Rome: 260 km
Milan: 330 km
Florence airport: 39 km
Pisa airport: 95 km
Bologna airport: 120 km