A luxurious villa of the seventeenth century is sold. It is located close to a small town, 20 km from Florence, Tuscany, on a hill with panoramic view of 360°.
Area of the villa is about 730 sq. m, not including the attic. There is a church with a Renaissance facade next to the villa. A large house is partly used as tourist accommodation and partly as a shop with an area of about 1,000 sq. m. There is also an outbuilding, a panoramic swimming pool and a garden in the residence. The property also includes about 29 hectares of land, which is covered with plough-land (about 14 hectares), forest (about 8 hectares), olive trees (1.5 ha) and vineyards (about 3.4 hectares). The remaining 1.6 hectares of surface are not processed.
This prestigious villa is connected with the nearest small town with asphalt road. A small part of the way to the villa (around 200 m) is a clay road. Thus, despite the proximity of the small town, the villa is pretty isolated and surrounded with rivers and hills. The area of the villa is well kept.
The main building is a villa on a hill with panoramic view of the valley that descends from the hills to the river Arno. The heart of the building is a reconstructed ancient tower. Some architectural elements, such as oil mill, a fireplace in the main hall and the shape of the windows dating back to the fifteenth century are saved till nowadays. There is a small church with Renaissance façade near the villa.
Also there are old small houses of the farmers, a cellar, stables and a wine cellar built in 1690.
Overall, the residence looks like a small village.
The villa of 730 sq. m occupies four stores, three of which are located above the ground. In the basement there is a former oil mill and two rooms, which are used as a cellar and a small pantry. On the ground floor there is a living room, a hallway, two bedrooms, a kitchen and a bathroom. On the first floor there is a kitchen, five bedrooms, three of which are double rooms, a living room, a hallway, a storage room and a bathroom. There are two rooms in the attic.
There is a chapel of 50 sq. m near the villa. It is a two-storey house, one of which is above the ground level.
A three-storey house near the villa has total area of about 1,000 sq. m; there are two local shops and one apartment for tourists on the ground floor; there are four rooms for tourists in addition to the auxiliary rooms (a warehouse, a shed and a laundry) on the first and second floors.
Area of the villa has been expanded, where a swimming pool has been built recently.
A few meters from the villa there is an outbuilding of 190 sq. m, used as a garage and storage space for tools.
The land consists of three parts, the main of which stretches to the town, and two smaller ones are located on the slopes of the hill. Totally it is a total of about 29 hectares of land.
The land is covered with mixed forest, vineyards for the production of DOC wine (Chianti Rufina) and olive trees.
There are all the necessary communications in the residence. Water supply is provided by the city tap water. There is gas heating.
The location is ideal both as private prestigious residence and for agritourism.