On the hills surrounding Florence, inside a XV century villa, this prestigious apartment, which was house to Matilde Bonaparte, daughter of the king Girolamo Bonaparte, is the ideal stepping stone for a travel into the past. Among illustrious guest living here we must cite the historian and statesman Adolphe Thiers and the American writer Mark Twain. The magnificent terrace is the ideal place to admire the beautiful Italian garden and the park around the estate. GEOGRAPHIC POSITIONIn the countryside of Tuscany, on the hills surrounding Florence, prestigious apartment at the first floor of a XV century villa.The property is located on top of a hill, a few kilometers (8) away from the historical centre of Florence, and with a wonderful vista on the park from the balcony.The closest towns are Fiesole (10km; 20rsquo;), Castellina in Chianti (56km; 1h), Siena (90km; 1h 25rsquo;) and Montepulciano (128km; 1h 40rsquo;).Useful airports are Firenze Peretola (6km; 15rsquo;), Pisa Galileo Galilei (85km; 1h), Bologna (100km; 1h 30rsquo;), Perugia Santrsquo;Egidio (177km; 2h), Roma Ciampino (305km; 3h 20rsquo;) and Roma Fiumicino (320km; 3h 10rsquo;).DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGThe apartment (450 sqm; 4,843 sqft), located at the first floor of the building, is accessed by a monumental decorated hall. Once inside, we enter through a vault-ceiled greeting hall, embellished with typical mid-XIX century decorations. There are then three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a kitchen and several other rooms. The apartment is enriched by a private terrace overlooking the wonderful landscape offered by the beautiful park around the building.STATE AND FINISHESThe apartment is in excellent conditions, with decorated stone floors in the living area and parquet floors in the night area. Walls and ceilings are embellished with decorations and the ample windows allow sunlight to enter the building.EXTERNAL SPACESOn the exterior, the propriety is contoured by a beautiful Italian garden, located just beneath the balcony, and an English garden spreading over ~15 acres of land.USE AND POTENTIAL USESThe villa is located not far (3km) from the historical center of Florence, allowing its inhabitant to live a retired life outside town without sacrificing services and amenities.