Seven bedroom villa for sale in Florence, Tuscany
This elegant villa sitting on the hills just below San Domenico, with lovely views over olive groves towards the cathedral and city monuments. A family home providing a wonderful atmosphere with privacey, views and an impressive courtyardA listed building dating back to the 16th century when it was originally a convent and the 20th century when it was the residence of Bernard Berenson who went on to live in Villa I Tatti. It has been owned by the current family since the 1970s. The villa has many beautifully conserved original features including the columned entrance loggia, courtyard of approximately 80 sq m and a first floor loggia of approximately 26 sq m. On the fireplace in the ground floor living room one finds the crest of the families Torrigiani and Guicciardini.Split over four levels, the property includes a private courtyard, garage parking, large living spaces, an ample cellar area of almost 200 sq m that could be developed, and a tower room with stairs to a roof terrace of approximately 10 sq m.The garden is completely hedged and there is a stone pathway that runs adjacent to the villa leading down to the main road with bus routes into town. There is also a garage building of approximately 50 sq m, separate from the villa and accessed from the road. The property sits in a beautiful green area between Florence and Fiesole and is close to several universities and the Fiesole music school.Energy Class G Index 165.073 kWh/sqm p.a
Florence centre 7 kmsFlorence airport 11 kmsSiena 85 kmsSan Gimignano 65 kmsPisa (coast and airport) 90 kms.All distances are approximate.