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                    [post_content] => In a quiet residential area of ​​Montecatini Terme , adjacent to the large and famous thermal baths, there is this charming apartment of 154 square meters, on the 4th floor of a small condominium.
 
The apartment is composed of:
  • 1 large living room
  • 1 dining room
  • 1 kitchen
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 terraces
  • 1 cellar of 8 square meters on the ground floor
  • 1 assigned covered parking space.
    The apartment is incredibly bright: it enjoys a formidable east-west exposure which guarantees sunlight all day long. The location on the 4th floor and the 3 balconies allow a beautiful view that extends west towards the Versilia sea and a surrounding panorama, full of greenery and lush nature.  

LIVING IN A CUTE SPA CITY

Montecatini Terme is an Italian municipality of approximately 20 thousand inhabitants, in the province of Pistoia, in the heart of Tuscany. Pretty town, with its elegant historic centre, perfectly cared for with parks, gardens and Art Nouveau villas. It is home to a famous spa and makes tourism the main economic activity of the area. In 2021 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the Great Spa Cities of Europe and the World. The Baths (Terme) of Montecatini have a history that dates back to the Renaissance (16th century); the decisive impetus was given by the work of the Grand Duke Peter Leopold of the Habsburg Lorraine family in the second half of the 18th century, when the restoration of the city began which put into practice the concept of a modern spa city, which reached up to the our days with its elegant architectures.  

 A CITY WITH AN EXCELLENT LOGISTIC

Mild climate all year round, Montecatini enjoys a strategic position also from a logistical point of view: -a few kilometers from Pistoia (12 km) and Lucca (21 km), Montecatini is about 35 km from Florence and about 40 km from Pisa. - The railway system and the nearby motorway allow easy connections with the main cities and allow you to reach the splendid sandy beaches of Versilia in a very short time, with its famous towns of Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio and Pietrasanta. For ski lovers, about 60 km away there is Abetone, the most popular ski resort in Tuscany. Montecatini is also equidistant from the two main airports in Tuscany: - 34 km away to Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport; - 30 km from The Amerigo Vespucci City Airport of Florence. [post_title] => Elegant and Charming Apartment in Montecatini Terme, Close to Florence [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => elegant-and-charming-apartment-in-montecatini-terme-close-to-florence [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2024-05-19 11:37:35 [post_modified_gmt] => 2024-05-19 09:37:35 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://victoria-house.it/?post_type=estate_property&p=42910 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => estate_property [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [1] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 41737 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2022-12-18 15:43:56 [post_date_gmt] => 2022-12-18 14:43:56 [post_content] => It is surrounded by greenery, in an oasis of peace and tranquillity, one of the most typical areas of the Tuscan countryside. It is reachable from the provincial road 85 of Vallombrosa, in the Municipality of Reggello.  

The Main Villa.

After entering through the automatic wrought iron gate, you cross a park of oaks and cypresses, until you reach the large Villa. It is arranged on three levels, for over 450 square meters. Opposite the entrance is the huge terrace with a large Tuscan-style stone loggia and a roof made of a wooden structure with trusses and rafters. From the large terrace facing southwest, a panorama of the Arno Valley and the hills of the Chianti area opens up.   The terrace leads to the first level of the Villa consisting of: .a large and bright living room, built on two levels and dominated by a large stone fireplace .the eat-in kitchen .the sleeping area consists of three bedrooms, .three bathrooms, .a closet.   Second level: it goes to the first with internal stairs leading to the attic, a large room on the attic floor used as a study.   Third level: it goes to the first by an internal staircase, located at ground level and consists of: . an apartment, of about 128 square meters, with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a living room with direct access to the garden and the park. . an apartment of about 104 square meters for the service personnel consisting of a large kitchen, equipped with a fireplace, two bedrooms, and two bathrooms.   This large area is completed by other ancillary rooms that include: .the tavern, .the games room with billiard room, .the large cellar of 50 square meters .the room of the thermal power plant .the laundry.    

The Dependence.

It is about 90 square meters and is located a short distance from the Villa, directly overlooking the park with: .2 bedrooms, .2 bathrooms .room used as a gym.   The part of the buildings is completed with the two closed garages/garages of approx. 77.80 square meters and 26.70 square meters for 8 parking spaces. The structural maintenance conditions are good. Given the slope of the land, they have a flat roof covered with grass and are well camouflaged.    

The Park and the grounds.

The park is over 4 hectares, completely fenced, with wooded and arable land and full of plants typical of the Tuscan hills, such as Turkey oaks, oaks, and cypresses.   In the area in front of the Villa, there are two swimming pools: .the first swimming pool, for children, is circular with relative slides, .the second swimming pool has an elliptical shape. It comes with a diving board, with underlying technical volume for chlorination and water heating. The underground technical room is for water treatment and heating. Also below the pools was a cistern intended for water storage.    

The park is a real amusement park for the young and old!

An amazing space with:   . A large picnic area with a wood-burning oven . a playground with various installations (slides, carousel, swings). Through walkways in the park you will then discover:   .the 566.00 square meter tennis court is completely fenced and surrounded by typical Tuscan cypress trees. The field is regulated, equipped with benches and also the referee's station. Once with synthetic grass, today the surface is covered with natural grass and needs renovation. Next door is also the changing room for men and women, equipped with showers and toilets, with an area of 36.20 square meters.   .the bowling green of 126.00 square meters.    

Installations.

The  whole property is in a generally good state of conservation. All the buildings are from the 70s and they are perfectly habitable. The heating system is Autonomous, with radiators, fueled by diesel The Air conditioning system is autonomous.

Villa in Tuscany, in the hills, and with a favorable climate.

It's 450 meters above sea level. The climate: the southwest exposure and the northern protection of the Pratomagno mountain range make the climate of the place dry and mild in winter and cool in summer.

 

Why this property is an excellent real estate investment in Tuscany, Italy. The quality/price represents a unique opportunity.

  It meets the expectations of those looking for a property: .located outside the cities and in contact with nature .in the hills with a favorable climate all year round .with excellent logistics near Florence .for a re-location to Tuscany in search of a more relaxed and sustainable standard of living .it is a property to be enjoyed all year round, suitable for large family groups; .is a "good retreat" for those who love contact with nature for privacy, contemplation, and forms of spiritual retreat (historical vocation of this area full of convents and abbeys). .given its size and versatility, it is suitable for those wishing to organize a welcoming activity at certain times of the year or even to structure a so-called "educational farm", Zen courses, Pilates courses.

 

Logistics.

  The property is in the Municipality of Reggello, 30 km from Florence, Tuscany. The villa is in a privileged geographical position. It is on the famous Strada dei Setteponti built in the Medici era to connect Florence with the southern areas of Tuscany towards Rome. The location is strategic for visiting Florence, Chianti, and the whole region. Services and transport are very efficient. The area is easily accessible by car a few kilometers from the A1 motorway (Firenze Sud or Firenze Incisa exit). It is a short distance from Reggello, Incisa, and Rignano sull'Arno, where there are all the main services, shops, bus stations, and railway stations.   Distance from major cities and airports. The historic center of Florence: 25 km Florence railway station: 20 km Greve in Chianti: 25 km Arezzo: 60 km San Gimignano: 65 km Siena: 80 km, Pisa: 100 km Lucca: 100 km Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi: 100 km. Pienza and Val D'Orcia Unesco sites: about 100 km. Rome: 250 km Milan: 330 km Florence airport: 30 km Pisa airport: 100 km Bologna airport: 135 km [post_title] => Large Independent Property with Villa, Outbuilding, 2 Swimming Pools, and Tennis Court. On the Hills in Chianti, Close to Florence. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => large-independent-property-with-villa-outbuilding-2-swimming-pools-and-tennis-court-on-the-hills-in-chianti-close-to-florence [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2022-12-26 21:10:59 [post_modified_gmt] => 2022-12-26 20:10:59 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://victoria-house.it/?post_type=estate_property&p=41737 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => estate_property [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 40639 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2022-07-24 16:34:18 [post_date_gmt] => 2022-07-24 14:34:18 [post_content] => The property is  in Buriano , a tiny medieval village dating back to the 10th century. It is on the top of a hill from which you can admire the enchanting panorama of the plain of the Tuscan Maremma, a few kilometers from the tourist center of Castiglione Della Pescaia in the province of Grosseto. This property is ideal for  who looks for a solution for private use or a for profitable small business. Infact currenty this is organized as as a Guest House  with a small restaurant into it, but it can be converted in a private residential villa. Inaugurated in 2004 and constantly updated over time from a  technical point of view, the property is in excellent condition. The property spreads over three levels and covers a total of 315 square meters, plus a 173 sqm terrace.   Ground floor:
  • 1 large covered terrace of 110 square meters,
  • 1 large hall (now a restaurant room),
  • 1 kitchen
  • 3 bathrooms,
  • 1 technical compartment.
  First floor :
  • 5 large bedrooms, each with a private bathroom.
  • The rooms enjoy absolute tranquility and privacy.
  • All have independent entrances: some rooms have a garden and spacious balconies, and others have terraces overlooking the surrounding landscape.
  • Each room is ​​25 square meters with a private bathroom.
All rooms guarantee maximum comfort and come with: .air conditioning .heating .flat screen tv .safe .bathroom set and hairdryer.   Basement:
  • 2 warehouses,
  • 1 technical room,
  • 1 cellar
  • 2 storage rooms (95 sqm)
    Outdoor areas include terraced gardens and relaxation areas which include:
  • 1 large and comfortable solarium area with hydro-massage tub
  • 1 Private parking.
  It is a delightful eco-friendly property. From the earliest stages of construction, the structure is built to be ecologically sustainable and respectful of the surrounding  territory.                                                                                                                                                 The property is currently in an excellent state of maintenance and functionality.   All technical systems  achieve the best results:
  • 1 system of 15 KW photovoltaic panels partially occupies the roof of the building, guarantees electricity production and total energy supply autonomy.
  • the sanitary water is warm through the thermal panels that allow you to always have hot water for the rooms and the accommodation.
  • throughout the structure, there are bins dedicated to separate waste collection;
  • the lighting in all the gardens and the living and accommodation areas come with LED technology;
  • the maintenance of gardens and greenery is carried out without chemical fertilizers.
  Why buy a property in Buriano, near Castiglion Della Pescaia. Quality of life, privacy, tranquility, and constant contact with nature are the key factors determining a natural life choice. The location is in one of the most precious corners of Tuscany: on a hill 350 meters above sea level, just 7 km from the sandy beaches of Castiglione Della Pescaia, a few tens of km from spas, archaeological sites, natural parks, historic cities. The property is suitable for multifunctional use: - for private use for a large family group. - for an activity dedicated, as it is now, to tourist reception and catering; The current owners promote the local economy through the protection and enhancement of the cultural heritage of the area. Among these, there is also the culinary tradition. The management of the small, typical restaurant is conducted exclusively with zero km, organic (NO OGM) products with low use of fossil fuel. The restaurant  offers typical dishes of the Maremma area; it overlooks a large terrace overlooking the great Maremma plain and is used not only for the guests of the Inn and tourists passing by but also for parties and events.   The location and the logistics The position of the Locanda is strategic for the possibilities the surrounding area offers. It is at the beginning of a natural green park, ideal for those who want to do outdoor activities, from walking on the paths on the hill, excursions by mountain bike or with an e-bike, horseback riding, and taking riding lessons in the nearby stables. From a logistical point of view, it is easy to organize day trips from here to places of great interest within a radius of 50 km.   For those who love the sea, there are the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago: The island of Elba and the island of Giglio from the ports of Piombino and Porto Santo Stefano are about 50 minutes from the Locanda. And then again, the island of Giannutri, full of Etruscan and Roman finds; the mysterious and inaccessible island of Montecristo; la Capraia, reachable from Livorno, the wild island of Pianosa.   For those looking for total well-being and relaxation, the many Spas and natural sources such as: - Cascatelle del Molino (Saturnia) and Montemerano with sulfurous water with beneficial health effects that flows at a temperature of 37.5 ° C, - Terme di San Filippo (Fosso Bianco), from which you can reach the impressive football formations and waterfalls called "the White Whale."   Those who love history and, in particular, archeology in the immediate hinterland will find the priceless treasures of the many villages of Etruscan origin, such as - Vetulonia is an Etruscan archaeological site dating back to the 9th century BC. - Roselle and its Archaeological Park, which preserves remains from the Etruscan and Roman periods -. - Populonia, between Piombino and the Gulf of Baratti, is now also home to the Experimental Archeology Center, where you can experiment with the ancient techniques of working with ceramics and stone. And then again,  the old  middle age town of Massa Marittima and The Archaeological Park of Tufo, with Pitigliano Sovana and Sorano, with very narrow canyons delimited by high and steep tuff walls, generated about 600,000 years of volcanic activity.   Without forgetting Monte Amiata's area which is  rich in parks and natural reserves; villages, parish churches, and abbeys that preserve millenary testimonies shrouded in suggestive mysteries.   For those who prefer gastronomic tours, the territory is rich with itineraries for all tastes that allow guided visits to factories that produce oil, cheeses, and, of course, highly prized wines. Montalcino can be an obligatory stop: the village has remained intact since the 16th century, surrounded by hills and evocative countryside landscapes. Here, a tour of the area's wineries and a walk through the village shops are necessary. You can also take nature walks in the nearby countryside or in the villages of Bagno Vignoni, San Quirico, Pienza, Castiglione d’Orcia.   Finally, there are the parks and beaches of the marine coast for nature lovers. The Maremma Natural Park, overlooking the coast: includes the famous beaches of Collelungo and Cala di Forno. Inside the Park, it is possible to do educational visits, and excursions on foot, by bicycle, canoe, and carriage. You can admire the species that populate it, such as the Maremma wild boar, the Maremma cow, the osprey, and the traditional work done by the "Butteri," the local cow-boys, a true icon of the Maremma area. The beaches of the Maremma coast are still an area of ​​primordial purity, such as Calaviolina, about 25 minutes by car from the Locanda and Cala Civette. There are no bathing establishments or equipped rooms: they are ideal beaches for those who love nature and are looking for the most direct contact. An earthly paradise: the waters are green, crystalline, the sand very clear. Punta Ala is of another type and charm: a fascinating and exclusive tourist center 25 minutes by car from the Inn with a very famous tourist port; le Rocchette, 20 minutes by car from the Locanda, with a beach, is located in front of a centuries-old pine forest. And then again. Talamone. Ideal place for lovers of sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. And finally, Castiglione Della Pescaia: is one of the best tourist destinations in Italy in terms of services, sea quality, and natural environment.   Logistics Grosseto airport: 18 km Pisa airport: 140 km Florence airport: 160 km Castiglione della Pescaia, 15 km Punta Ala: 35 km Talamone: 50 km Piombino: 60 km Porto Santo Stefano: 65 km Grosseto: 19 km Siena: 85 km Florence: 150 km Livorno: 144 km Pisa: 152 km Rome: 211 km [post_title] => Eco-Sustainable Guest House in a Small Medieval Village on the hills near the Tuscan sea. 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Castles in Tuscany: a dream comes true

A Striking Tuscan Property Near Florence At first sight, we are in front of a real castle with its battlements and the panoramic tower, which offers sweeping views over the Tuscan countryside. The villa has major castle vibes. It's believed to be built on the site of a fortress, in an area rich in historical testimonies, dated back to the 9th century BC with Etruscan and Roman garrisons and remains. The oldest mention dates back to 925, in the deed of foundation of S. Maria ad Acone Church. The strong imprint given by the castle melds today with its eclectic appearance and the contamination of styles that have followed one another over the centuries. The latest renovations with the most recent construction and comfort systems make this property extraordinary and unique, in which the past and the present dialogue harmoniously.   The surrounding land is 2 hectares and includes:
  • the main villa/castle,
  • a lemon house (greenhouse for citrus fruits)
  • a chapel,
  • the majestic Italian garden
  • the terrace
  • the saltwater swimming pool, covered with mosaics
  • the pool house.
  The lands are then enriched by:
  • an orchard
  • an olive grove
  • a wooded area with old trees.
  14,000 square feet of living space in the mansion/castle feature:
  • 11 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms
  • different reception rooms
  • the main living room, which opens onto the terraces surrounding the house.
  And also, the main body of the castle/villa is provided with:
  • an art studio,
  • an ample space converted into a home gym
  • a cellar,
  • an independent apartment for the staff with two bedrooms and a private entrance from the parking lot.

Castle for sale in Tuscany, Italy: why invest in it

Why buy this property It is a truly exceptional property in the typical Tuscan countryside, with great potential in one of Italy's most sought-after destinations for boutique tourism. The property lends itself to modern multifunctional uses:
  • if you are thinking of a conversion of the property for hospitality purposes (boutique hotel or agritourism activities), the property is already well prepared for an internal subdivision into different apartments;
  • the position on the hills, the surrounding spaces in the most absolute are also ideal for hosting small groups of guests to whom the typical services of a Didactic Farm (yoga, pilates, meditation, painting, etc.);
  • it can be a private home for your family for short and repeated holiday periods;
  • it can be the ideal place to retire.
 

The best place to stay in Tuscany for wine tasting

  Location. The property is on the hills between Pontassieve and Rufina, part of the vast Chianti area towards the north, just 25 km from Florence. The area shows the typical characteristics that have made the Tuscan countryside famous all over the world: rolling hills with cypresses, olive groves, and vineyards; farmhouses and farms scattered near villages and ancient churches, small discreet centers, today modernly structured and which coexist organically with nature and the surrounding places.  

Hiking in Tuscany will be easy

  The area is renowned today for many reasons linked to its generous territory and its millenary history. It is the area of:
  • prestigious wine production that boasts the Chianti DOCG mark (Controlled and Guaranteed Designation of Origin);
  • excursions through paths to visit Medici villas and castles, ancient farms that produce high-quality wines and olive oil (La Strada Dei Vini), churches, convents, and parish churches of old memory;
  • small and fascinating museums that keep alive the testimonies of the activities and traditions of the mountains and hills (Museum of the Vine and Wine);
  • fairs and village festivals that take place at various times of the year in honor of the typical products and traditions of this land;
  • naturalistic excursions for groups or private retreats. Walking through the quiet of the woods to reach waterfalls and springs, natural reserves such as that of Lake Falgano, capable of giving unique suggestions.
 

Castles in Tuscany: living among historic walls without sacrificing luxury

    Various historical testimonies date back to the 9th century BC, with Etruscan and Roman remains. Other evidence comes from the Middle Ages and then again from the Renaissance, which confirms settlements of monks' convents. Subsequently, the area saw a demographic expansion with the construction of farms and manor houses. Still clearly visible are the evidence of ancient architecture, such as the 11th-century Torre di Monte Bonello and its tiny village. Other testimonies come from several churches, such as the Church of Santo Stefano in Castiglioni, which displays a 14th-century pictorial table; the Church of Santa Maria a Falgano, with a gabled façade with a single entrance portal surmounted by a small eye. Also valuable is the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine ai Fossi, of medieval origin, located along the ancient mule track that connected the two different contiguous areas of the Casentino and Val di Sieve.

A castle for sale in Tuscany near Florence

  Logistics. The property is just a few kilometers from the nearest towns of Rufina town and Pontassieve with all the services(schools, hospitals, centers of worship, sports facilities, libraries, shopping centers, etc.). You can reach these centers by convenient state roads that pass through beautiful natural landscapes that flank the Arno river up to the center of Florence, about 25 km away.   Distance from major centers and airports. Florence City Center: 25 km. Arezzo: 69 km Siena: 90 Km Lucca: 106 km Pisa: 114 km Bologna: 133 km Rome: 267 km Milan: 328 km   Amerigo Vespucci-Florence Airport: 32 km. Pisa International Airport: 109 km

Bologna International Airport: 130 km

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Luxury villas in Tuscany with pool

This charming Villa in Tuscany with a pool is about 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Florence, Built in the early 1900s, it still maintains the original traits of the elegance of its era. It is slightly on a hill, in the heart of the Valdarno, one of the most prized areas of the Chianti in the province of Florence. Immersed in the utmost privacy, surrounded by a perfectly manicured fenced garden, the Villa is renovated. The experts in the sector and inhabitants of the area consider this villa one of the most beautiful Luxury Villas Tuscany in the Valdarno. It is currently used as a private residence and as an accommodation facility. This Villa is 716 square meters (7706.96 square feet) and consists of three levels, plus an attic floor. The apartment can host 16 people. Raised ground floor:
  • entrance with a large marble staircase,
  • living room,
  • lunchroom,
  • reception hall,
  • English style bathroom,
  • 2 bedrooms,
  • kitchen,
  • laundry rooms.
  First and second floor:
  • 2 attic bedrooms with en-suite bathroom.
  • 10 bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom.
  Outdoor spaces In the large garden, there is an annex with a large pergola and which includes:
  • a living room
  • a bedroom with a bathroom
The dependence directly overlooks the private swimming pool, 12x6 meters large with heated saltwater, from which to enjoy the splendid panorama of the surrounding valley. To complete the property, you will find:
  • the garden is dotted with secular pines and there are several areas for outdoor dining,
  • a comfortable garage of 86 square meters,
  • a fenced area for horses.
 

Valdarno in Tuscany: the countryside near Florence

  Location The property is in the Valdarno (an acronym for "Valle dell’ Arno", the river that passes from here and continues to Florence and Pisa, before flowing into the Tyrrhenian Sea). Here there are numerous ancient testimonies of man's work and his fruitful relationship with nature. Etruscans, Ligurians, and Romans were the first to take care of the flora and fauna of these places. Work then continued in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, periods in which Tuscany was one of the richest areas in Europe, with the birth of the Mezzadria system which has reached the present day. The Valdarno is still today a rural area of the highest quality. In addition to the Chianti Red Wines, the area is also famous for the highest quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil production. Located in the middle of the three main cities of Arezzo, Florence, and Siena, Valdarno is still a favorite destination for those who move away from Florence in search of nature and tranquility or for those who want to shop in one of the most famous Malls/Outlets in Italy. The Valdarno is chosen by many investors, VIPs, and internationally renowned artists, as the permanent home of one's life and activities.     Why buy a classy Villa in the open Tuscan countryside. Property in Tuscany can be a farmhouse, a "Leopoldina" house with typical 18th-century architecture with dovecotes and turrets, or a property with land and manor houses. On the other hand, finding an elegant Villa in the middle of the Tuscan countryside is not an everyday thing. This is one of the few boutique villas in Tuscany still available. Its elegance, combined with the beauty of the surrounding landscape, transmits a magical, unique effect. Elegance is mixed with versatility. In addition to being exclusively for private use, the Villa is perfectly suited to be a rare Tuscany Villa Resort. The property can be used for a high-profile hospitality and event facility. This is one of the best Villas to stay in Tuscany.  

A villa in the Chianti region in Tuscany

  Logistics In the Valdarno area, services and transportation are good. This is another key feature for property investment in Tuscany. The location is in a strategic position to visit Florence: only 25 km far, the Chianti area, and the whole region. The area is easily reachable by car, a few kilometers from the A1 motorway (Firenze sud or Firenze Incisa exit), and is a short distance from Incisa and Rignano sull'Arno, where all the main services, shops, bus stations and the railway station to Florence and Rome are located.   Distance from major cities and airports.
  • Florence old town: 25 km
  • Florence railway station: 19 km
  • Greve in Chianti: 20 km
  • Arezzo: 55 km
  • San Gimignano: 60 km
  • Siena: 80 km,
  • Pisa: 100 km
  • Lucca: 100 km
  • Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi: 100 km.
  • Pienza and Val d’Orcia UNESCO sites: about 100 km
 
  • Rome: 250 km
  • Milan: 330 km
 
  • Florence airport: 30 km
  • Pisa airport: 100 km
  • Bologna airport: 135 km
  [post_title] => Elegant Luxury Villa in Tuscany with Pool Near Florence. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => elegant-luxury-villa-in-tuscany-with-pool-near-florence [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2024-03-19 22:38:38 [post_modified_gmt] => 2024-03-19 21:38:38 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://victoria-house.it/?post_type=estate_property&p=35910 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => estate_property [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 24951 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2020-07-12 19:13:29 [post_date_gmt] => 2020-07-12 17:13:29 [post_content] => This spectacular property is located in the province of Pisa, in the heart of Tuscany, near the Thermal Town of Casciana Terme. In a slightly hilly position, it dominates the surrounding landscape of the plain of Pisa and the nearby mountains. Just opposite, a few hundred meters away, stands the famous castle of Lari, a medieval fortress renovated by the Medici in the 16th century. The residential complex consists of: the large Villa, the Dependance, the garage, the room for storing tools and the changing room of the tennis court. All the buildings have been recently renovated and are perfectly habitable. The Villa is accessed from a nineteenth-century gate by means of a wide avenue bordered on the sides by a row of lime trees that leads to the car parking areas (max 25 cars). The Big Villa (870 sq m) consists of a ground floor of approx. 320 and a first floor of 320 sq m in addition to the attic space (230 sq m), two terraces and a loggia. Just in front there is the large comfortable swimming pool (12 x 5 m and 1.40 m deep) decorated with characteristic statues pouring water. The changing rooms of the swimming pool are made up of underground rooms consisting of an entrance, two showers, a WC. Entering the Villa, on the ground floor you will find: a large entrance hall, a living room with large fireplace, a dining room. On the back of the kitchen there is a dining room with a fireplace, the breakfast room, the bathroom, the boiler room, the utility room and the laundry room. All rooms have direct access to the outside. The floors in the living areas maintain the grit and colored cement tiles of the early 1900s. Going up to the first floor: the first floor is accessed via the main staircase (in addition to a secondary staircase which also leads to the attic rooms). The wide corridor on the first floor leads to 2 suites with bathroom, to 1 suite with large bathroom and large terrace, other 2 bedrooms with private bathroom2 and a last 1 bedroom with bathroom accessible from the corridor. The corridor of the bedrooms leads to an additional living room with large windows from the early 1900s, overlooking the valley and a small terrace. Going up a small flight of stairs, you enter the attic rooms, made up of precious multipurpose spaces and also a small bedroom and a toilet. From this level you can access the turret of the Villa. The Dependance next to the Villa consists of an annexed building which includes on the ground floor a large glazed room, usable as a lemon house of 45.00 square meters, and an adjoining room used as a warehouse of 23.00 square meters; on the first floor an apartment for residential use of approx. 86 square meters, consisting of kitchen, living / dining room, two bedrooms and bathroom, as well as a terrace of 8.00 square meters and two closets for a total of 27.00 square meters. The garage is located near the annex, while the tool storage room is located near the secondary driveway gate. The small cellar, built in the tuff, overlooking the back of the main building, includes four rooms which are accessed by an iron gate. Canopies: there are three canopies for storing firewood for a total of approx. 60.00 square meters. All outdoor areas (main avenue, parking, villa, annex, swimming pool, path to the tennis court and bowling alley) enjoy night lighting through some cast iron street lamps, lanterns and wall lamps. The vast land belonging to the buildings and the agricultural land of the property are total more than 3,400 hectares. Next to the villa, maritime pines, Lebanese cedars and magnolias frame the outdoor garden with lemon basins and a gazebo that can be used for outdoor dining. On the back of the villa there is a barbecue and a brick oven for cooking bread and pizza. At the back of the villa suggestive paths depart, surrounded by greenery, through a forest of ancient oaks, olive trees and local essences (beeches, holm oaks, laurels, etc.), which lead to the 670 square meters tartan tennis court and to the changing rooms. The building consists of an entrance, two showers and a toilet.Next to the changing rooms there is a generator set sufficient for the night illumination  with the further possibility of use in case of lack of electricity for partial power supply of the villa. Next to the villa, a bowling alley has also been created. The property is equipped with a park of almost one hectare in addition to agricultural / woodland of 2,500 hectares. The driveways to the villa and the park are equipped with nineteenth-century wrought iron gates: this is the main access from the Provincial Street and the three secondary accesses from the other adjacent street. All systems (gas, electricity, water, heating) are fully functional.   The position of the property offers a suggestive view of the plain of Pisa and the nearby mountains. The villas built in this area since the Renaissance times have constituted the summer residences of the ancient nobility of Pisa, thanks to the favorable climatic conditions that allow a pleasant stay . It is precisely for the position and the favorable climate that these areas, besides being rich in beneficial thermal waters, are also rich in cultivations of fine Chianti wines and excellent quality olive oil. The property is a few steps from the small charming historic village of Lari, which grew up around the Medieval Castle of the same name, and a few kilometers from Casciana Terme, a well-known Thermal Bath Center in the province of Pisa. The location of the property also benefits from a favorable and efficient logistics system: 25 minutes from Pisa international airport and 35 minutes from the sea of ​​Livorno, 30 minutes from Volterra and San Gimignano, 40 minutes from Versilia, 50 minutes from Lucca. In less than 1 hour you can reach Florence through a comfortable fast highway.     [post_title] => Luxury Villa with Swimming Pool and Tennis Court in the Heart of Tuscany [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => luxury-villa-with-swimming-pool-and-tennis-court-in-the-heart-of-tuscany [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2022-08-11 12:01:33 [post_modified_gmt] => 2022-08-11 10:01:33 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://victoria-house.it/?post_type=estate_property&p=24951 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => estate_property [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) ) [post_count] => 6 [current_post] => -1 [before_loop] => 1 [in_the_loop] => [post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 42910 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2024-05-18 21:33:29 [post_date_gmt] => 2024-05-18 19:33:29 [post_content] => In a quiet residential area of ​​Montecatini Terme , adjacent to the large and famous thermal baths, there is this charming apartment of 154 square meters, on the 4th floor of a small condominium.   The apartment is composed of:
  • 1 large living room
  • 1 dining room
  • 1 kitchen
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 terraces
  • 1 cellar of 8 square meters on the ground floor
  • 1 assigned covered parking space.
    The apartment is incredibly bright: it enjoys a formidable east-west exposure which guarantees sunlight all day long. The location on the 4th floor and the 3 balconies allow a beautiful view that extends west towards the Versilia sea and a surrounding panorama, full of greenery and lush nature.  

LIVING IN A CUTE SPA CITY

Montecatini Terme is an Italian municipality of approximately 20 thousand inhabitants, in the province of Pistoia, in the heart of Tuscany. Pretty town, with its elegant historic centre, perfectly cared for with parks, gardens and Art Nouveau villas. It is home to a famous spa and makes tourism the main economic activity of the area. In 2021 it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the Great Spa Cities of Europe and the World. The Baths (Terme) of Montecatini have a history that dates back to the Renaissance (16th century); the decisive impetus was given by the work of the Grand Duke Peter Leopold of the Habsburg Lorraine family in the second half of the 18th century, when the restoration of the city began which put into practice the concept of a modern spa city, which reached up to the our days with its elegant architectures.  

 A CITY WITH AN EXCELLENT LOGISTIC

Mild climate all year round, Montecatini enjoys a strategic position also from a logistical point of view: -a few kilometers from Pistoia (12 km) and Lucca (21 km), Montecatini is about 35 km from Florence and about 40 km from Pisa. - The railway system and the nearby motorway allow easy connections with the main cities and allow you to reach the splendid sandy beaches of Versilia in a very short time, with its famous towns of Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio and Pietrasanta. For ski lovers, about 60 km away there is Abetone, the most popular ski resort in Tuscany. Montecatini is also equidistant from the two main airports in Tuscany: - 34 km away to Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport; - 30 km from The Amerigo Vespucci City Airport of Florence. [post_title] => Elegant and Charming Apartment in Montecatini Terme, Close to Florence [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => elegant-and-charming-apartment-in-montecatini-terme-close-to-florence [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2024-05-19 11:37:35 [post_modified_gmt] => 2024-05-19 09:37:35 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://victoria-house.it/?post_type=estate_property&p=42910 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => estate_property [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [comment_count] => 0 [current_comment] => -1 [found_posts] => 23 [max_num_pages] => 4 [max_num_comment_pages] => 0 [is_single] => [is_preview] => [is_page] => [is_archive] => 1 [is_date] => [is_year] => [is_month] => [is_day] => [is_time] => [is_author] => [is_category] => [is_tag] => [is_tax] => 1 [is_search] => [is_feed] => [is_comment_feed] => [is_trackback] => [is_home] => [is_privacy_policy] => [is_404] => [is_embed] => [is_paged] => [is_admin] => [is_attachment] => [is_singular] => [is_robots] => [is_favicon] => [is_posts_page] => [is_post_type_archive] => 1 [query_vars_hash:WP_Query:private] => 136be1e9aa0184599739f1d2ba951a59 [query_vars_changed:WP_Query:private] => [thumbnails_cached] => [allow_query_attachment_by_filename:protected] => [stopwords:WP_Query:private] => [compat_fields:WP_Query:private] => Array ( [0] => query_vars_hash [1] => query_vars_changed ) [compat_methods:WP_Query:private] => Array ( [0] => init_query_flags [1] => parse_tax_query ) )

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