Beautiful large property with typical Tuscan farmhouse, completely renovated, near the famous medieval Abbey of San Galgano. The property is situated in a panoramic position, 2 km away from the small village of Monticiano (Siena).
The property is located slightly on a soft hill, 450 meters above sea level and enjoys a very favorable micro-climate with mild temperatures both in winter and in spring/summer.
Here you are in the so called Maremma, the area of Tuscany known its the highest quality environment, full of flora and fauna protected by regional and national natural heritage laws, surrounded by streams and natural springs .
The access to the property from the public road comes through a private tree-lined alley. Through a gate -with an above impressive stone arch- you comes in a large garden of 4500 square meters, full of different kind of plants (oaks, willows, acorns, walnuts, plums), very well maintained and fully delimited by a solid wall of stone.
The large farmhouse is situated right in the center. Renovated in the late ’90s, the main house is in an excellent condition: it is structured on two floors (with an observation tower and and roof terrace) and has two main independet entrances. One of them is equipped with a comfortable porch with terracotta floors. The interior of the house consists of two apartments: one on the ground floor and the other on the first floor, connected by an internal staircase, but also easily separable.
In total there are more than 13 different rooms, including 6 bedrooms, 2 studies, 2 living rooms, 3 bathrooms and several closets and service rooms. The living rooms have large fireplaces. fully functional made out with original stone materials. The rooms have wardrobes and bespoke furniture, made out solid wood by local craftsmen. Both apartments are equipped with a central heating gas system.
The garden is provided with a water sprinkler system, connected to the public water system . Also additional sources of water are available into the property. Two large outbuildings and garages are located close to the villa . Outside the garden, bordered by a solid wall of stone, there are also wide plots of farmland and woodland with valuable timber cuttings (walnut and cherry wood),covering an area of 30 hectares.
The e structure of the property – with its picturesque position, its annexes and its garage, the spacious and differently structured garden- allows a multiple use: as a private residence or easily converted into a small Hotel or B & B or even a facility for events and ceremonies. But not only that … thanks to the large agricultural land and woodland available around, the entire property would lend itself magnificently the development of an Agriturismo with attached stables, horse farms (in Monticiano they make every year a selection of the best horses who will take part to the famous Palio di Siena), a swimming pool and and adjoining Spa, or even the development of crops and harvested organic products.
The area in which the property is located is the one suitable for a strategic investment . Infact this is a well known tourist destination for the wonders of the Tuscan countryside: the surrounding natural parks are one of the favorite heaven for lovers of Bird Watching; on the near Mount Quoio wild boar huntings are taking place every year: there in autumn you can enjoy to collect highly prized species of mushrooms and chestnuts. The rebirth of the scents and colors in springtime enourages the swallows to stop in these areas and to nest.
The landscape is dotted with medieval villages and ancient historical artifacts, such as the famous Abbey of San Galgano of the thirteenth century, surrounded by a mystical aura with also a mysterious and legendary charm. Today this is a landmark of impressive cultural events, such as the annual concerts of the Musical Chigi of Siena.
Located 38 km from Siena, on the road to Massa Marittima and the clear blue sea of Castiglione della Pescaia, Punta Ala and Follonica (Grosseto), 20 km from the Thermal Baths of Petriolo. 80 km from Florence.