Greve in Chianti is one of the most desirable locations in all of Chianti and it is known as the “gateway” into the Chianti region. This lively town is famous for its particularly shaped square that has been a market place for the castles and walled villages in the surroundings since the Middle Ages. The square has a triangular shape and large porticos along three sides that protect from sun and rain while shopping. In the center stands the bronze statue of Giovanni da Verrazzano, explorer that discovered the Bay of New York. At the top of the square stands the Church of Santa Croce, originally a medieval church remodeled according to Renaissance Revival architectural style, displays a few precious works of sacred art including the triptych depicting Madonna and Saints by Bicci di Lorenzo.
The whole area of Chianti in Tuscany is renowned for the many wine tasting opportunities offered. Wine tastings have to be experienced, they are great opportunities to experience one of the most peculiar Tuscan aspect such as all its prestigious wines.
Description in Detail
Casa nella Collina is a typical stone country house located just above the hills of Greve in Chianti, in the beautiful landscape of the Chianti region near Florence. This house offers panoramic view all over the hillsides and important monuments close to Greve, such as the Pieve di San Cresci, Castello di Montefioralle and Castello di Colognole.
The property is composed of two buildings, the main villa of about 250 mq and the second building, dedicated to the 3 apartments used for the agriturismo. The total measurement is approximately 400 mq and offers 7 bedrooms with 7 bathrooms. The villa has been completely restored in 1997.
In the main villa there are 3 of the bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the current owners live there at the moment. From the main villa you can reach a separate little apartment only accessible from outside, with only a bedroom including a little fridge and one bathroom. The owners rent this room as well.
In the second building, one apartment measures 70 mq, one about 45 mq and the smallest one is approximately 35 mq. They all have one bedroom with bathroom and they are complete with kitchen and outside furniture. They have independent entrances and are all decorated in the typical Tuscan style, with wooden beams and large windows to enjoy the view. Each building has central heating and an antique wood stove to keep you warm during winter times.
The land belonging to the property extends to approximately 4.6 hectares, so divided: 1.8 hectares for productive of olive groves, 3,500 mq (0.35 ha) of vineyards and the remaining 2.45 hectares of woods.
In the garden surrounding the property there are several patios and furnished areas, a grill/barbecue area and the 5,8×12 mt salt water swimming pool. In 2011 a photovoltaic system was built and produces about €2,000 of electricity a year. There is an artesian well outside with very good potable water.
This property shares a borders with another property only on the back side, but still gives the absolute feeling of being free on all the four sides with complete independence. It has two entrances with two gates, one leading to the main villa, the other one leading to the second building.
Current State and Condition
The property is in good condition.
Land Registry Details
The property is in good standing and in compliance with local building and zoning regulations. When a sale is registered to a private individual, it is subject to a mortgage and/or cadastral registry fee, following the laws for that specific case/circumstance of the acquirer.
Utilities and Services
All necessary utilities are present.
The property is a perfect solution to be immediately experienced and used as a second home especially during the summer periods and / or to go on being managed on international circuits of tourist rentals, that at the moment generate an interesting income.