A unique property in beautiful Tuscan countryside.
A charming colonica in a private and peaceful location just 3 km from the town of Loro Ciuffenna. An area of particular natural beauty with many interesting historical towns and churches nearby. Within 30 minutes of Florence, Arezzo and SienaSet in ancient oak woods and olive grove terraces with 600 trees, this delightful property offers all the genuine atmosphere of the Tuscan home and more. Its setting is unique; combining privacy, views, sunsets and silence.With impeccable, far-reaching views, this ideal family home is an original 17th century farmhouse which has been carefully restored by the present owners over 40 years. The buildings comprise the main house, a staff or guest house with a separate entrance drive, a small annex with dining pergola and an underground garage/cantina. The land immediately surrounding the house is terraced garden with shady dining areas, ancient olive groves (600 trees) set on dry-stone walled terraces and oak woods with a stream, all fenced. There is a mini football pitch, a swimming pool of ca. 3 x 6 mt a vegetable garden and carefully maintained tracks have been created through the woods for walking and wood cutting.There is a well and a spring on the property and seasonal river runs through the woods at the end of the garden.The property benefits from permanent live-in staff that have taken care of the entire property for many years. Energy Class E Index 208,56kWh/sqm/annum
The area is very picturesque and the property is accessed by a white road of ca. 1 km. ca. 3 kms from Loro Ciuffenna, 10 kms from the A1 motorway at Montevarchi and San Giovanni Valdarno; birthplace of Masaccio.The property sits on the slopes of the Pratomagno hills with the Setteponti (Seven bridges) Etruscan road below; a pretty country road with olive groves and meadows on both sides, connecting several interesting towns and romanesque churches (Gropina, Vallombrosa)The area is popular with walkers, cyclists and those enjoying nature but within easy reach of all the essential services; trains, motorway, supermarkets and restaurants.