This Villa for sale in Tuscany is located just 30 minutes from Florence. It lies on a gentle hill of vineyards and olive groves in the Chianti area, with a unique view of the splendid profile of San Gimignano and its famous towers.
The Villa is completely restored and incorporates an ancient medieval tower dating back to the year 1000 AD and a typical country barn connected to it. The current configuration retains its ancient character and is the result of a long restoration in which most of the original construction materials have been reused.
The stone arcades, the terracotta floors, the exposed beams and architraves, the arches and openings evoke the history and culture of the places. These elements are now accurately matched with the best of modern technologies and with all comforts. The end result is an exclusive and memorable residence.
All the ground floors have an easy access for disabled.
The Villa has an inner interesting multilevel layout and includes:
- large kitchen,
- large dining room,
- 8 bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms,
- various indoor lounges,
- patio with a view of the surrounding landscapes,
- various terraces and green corners with typical Italian gardens with roses and jasmine.
The amazing infinity pool of 15×7 meters is totally safe and comes with a depth from 1.20 to 1.40 mts. The swimming pool has a specific corner equipped with a jacuzzi.
The Medieval Tower includes:
- ground floor with two spacious lounges with large and original arched windows overlooking the surrounding valley,
a large bedroom with bathroom.
- First floor with 3 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms, a living room with a large fireplace and wonderful views.
- Second floor with master bedroom with built-in wardrobe, large bathroom with separate tub and shower.
The Barn is on two levels and includes:
- Ground floor with large fully equipped kitchen, large room with an impressive dining table for 16-18 people, laundry room.
- First floor with two double bedrooms, each with private bathroom.
A cute Guest House is next to the pool:
- it is a small apartment with independent entrance with kitchen, sitting room, double bedroom, bathroom with shower.
Technical equipments of the property.
- Water from the aqueduct and provision of a private well to ensure water supply, water to the swimming pool and automatic irrigation of the gardens,
- autonomous LPG heating of 50,000 liters,
- air conditioning.
- Satellite TV, DVD player, Wi-Fi.
In addition to the gardens and the various outdoor spaces, the property includes around 1 hectare of woodland and arable land. All around there are open green spaces for excursions and walks in search of natural itineraries. It will be easy to come across the local wildlife and also … the famous White Truffle of which this area of Chianti is rich.
This Tuscan Villa for sale in the countryside near Florence is also valuable because it is full of history and culture. Historical artifacts and medieval villages are all around and easily reachable on foot. For example, you will discover how easy it is from the villa to reach the famous pilgrimage path of the Via Francigena, the ancient road that in the Middle Ages linked Canterbury to Rome and Rome to Jerusalem. Or you will discover clues of the ancient Semifonte, a fortified city whose fierce rivalry with Florence is handed down and which was completely razed to the ground. Today, of the harsh rival of Florence it remains only the Chapel of San Michele,. It is an elegant octagonal structure, a faithful 1: 8 scale reproduction of the Dome of the Florence Cathedral, built on the top of a nearby hill in the 1597 with the approval of the Medici family.
Why buying a real estate property in Tuscany.
Buying a property of this type in Tuscany is a guarantee of the highest level of quality of life, a direct contact with nature, living in places full of history and beauty, quality of air and food, absolute tranquility and privacy.
A property like this in the countryside near Florence and Siena also becomes a profitable form of investment.
Beside private purposes, the Villa is often rented in the spring-summer periods, in autumn for the wine harvest and also in winter for the Christmas holidays. The uses can be different and the property can be a holiday home for families and groups of friends, a private venue for events and ceremonies, a secluded retreat for yoga and pilates lovers, a meeting point for cooking classes, wine tastings and even a magic location for outdoor music concerts in the summer evenings.
Over the years the Villa has built its own history of loyal customers who love to come back here and enjoy it as a base from where to move to visit Chianti, Tuscany and beyond.
The roads and access roads are excellent and well-maintained: in this area of the Chianti in the province of Florence, it is easy and very pleasant to get around by car, motorbike or bicycle.
The main Chianti villages are about 10 km from the Villa, along the classic itinerary of the so-called ‘via Chiantigiana’, which connects Florence with Siena.
The property is easy to reach and well connected to all major Tuscan cities via the Florence-Siena highway, just 4 km away. The bus connections that will take you to the center of Florence in a few tens of minutes are also efficient.
Distance from major cities and airports.
The closest town to the property is Tavarnelle Val di Pesa: 3 km.
Florence city center: 20 km.
San Gimignano 15 km,
Siena: 40 Km
Pisa: 100 km
Lucca: 110 km
Arezzo: 55 km
Volterra: 48 km, 1 hour journey
San Galgano 60 km, 1 hour journey
Montalcino 82 km, 1 hour and 20 minutes by car
Bologna: 120 km
Rome: 250 km
Milan: 330 km
Amerigo Vespucci-Florence Airport: 30 Km.
Pisa International Airport: 120 Km
Bologna International Airport: 135 km