Stunning property situated in the Chianti Classico wine area of Tuscany
Originally constructed as a watchtower in the 11th century and lovingly added to over the centuries, this property for sale in Tuscany, is now an unusual mix of a villa and authentic farmhouseMain house: entrance courtyard leading into long stone hall with large Tuscan-style kitchen, dining room with fireplace, beautiful vaulted billiard room and family sitting room all with French doors to the outside terraced areas.On the first floor there is the elegant central living room with fireplace, a master bedroom suite with large balcony overlooking the garden and 4 further bedrooms and 3 further bathrooms, 2 of which are en suite.There is a separate apartment on two floors, with three bedrooms, bathroom, a shower room, a large sitting room/dining room and a kitchen.There is also a further 1 bedroom apartment and staff cottage.The house benefits from wonderful far-reaching views. Just under a hectare of mature gardens and grounds include a pool, a tennis court, an olive grove (which produces around 150 litres of oil per year) and a vineyard (c.2.5 Ha with potential for additional planting) which produces up to 15000 bottles a year, with potential of producing up to 25000 a year, currently managed by a neighbouring wine estate.The rest of the land is agricultural.The outbuildings include a wine-producing area with ageing and storage facilities.Energy classification G:Index 718.7 kWh/sq.m per annum.
A short walk to Rignano with a renowned restaurant and close to Badia a Passignano with several excellent restaurants including a Michelin star one and the Antinori vineyards are all around. The property is in a dominant position at the end of a white road of around 3 km. Greve 8 kmPanzano 9 kmBadia di Passigniano 17 kmFlorence 39 kmPisa 93 km.All distances are approximate.