Villa Pace is located close to the medieval village of Montelopio, close to the provinces of Pisa, Siena and Florence.
The location is very strategic because just 20-25km away are famous and historical towns such as San Gimignano and Volterra https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g187901-Activities-San_Gimignano_Tuscany.html, as well as being a perfect hub for guests to reach the most important cultural and artistic centers of Tuscany, Florence, Siena and Pisa.
Heading towards Siena, certainly visitors deserves a stop at the famous 'Arnolfo' restaurant which has one Michelin Star http://www.arnolfo.com and it is near the new Hotel Castello di Casole, considering it has won the award for Best Luxury Resort for two consecutive years. The area is popular especially in the summer for international tourists. In Florence, needless to say there are plenty of activities to do and places to visit. Among the most iconic places are undoubtedly the Cathedral designed by Brunelleschi and Giotto, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery, where there is work on display by excellent artists such as Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci http://www.uffizi.com. Florence is a city that is always active and busy all year with international tourists. In Peccioli, in the province of Pisa and very close to the villa, there is the Theatre of Silence, where every July, artist Andrea Bocelli performs a concert, attracting thousands of people from all around the world.
The nearest airport is in Pisa and is only 45km away. The closest highway entrance is 20km away and for sea lovers, the Tuscan coast is only about 40-45 minutes driving.
Description in detail
Villa Pace is spread over an area of 250 m2 and has three floors. It is 1km from the medieval village of Montelopio.
- On the ground floor is the kitchen fully equipped, the living room with a large table, a living room with its original old and rustic fireplace, one bathroom that can also be used by people with disabilities. The master bedroom with an in-suite bathroom is also on the first floor. All rooms are equipped with satellite TV.
- After going up a wrought-iron staircase with elegant stone there is the first floor where there is a utility room and three bedrooms: two with double beds and one with a king sized, all have en-suite bathrooms, satellite TV, fireplaces and the possibility of adding a bed.
- A spiral staircase leads to a tower on the center of the roof, furnished with comfortable chairs for which to enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding hills.
From the kitchen and living room on the ground floor leads to a gazebo, for eating outside or just relaxing on comfortable sofas.
The garden covers approximately 5,000 m2 and is enclosed by hedges and an electric gate. The property has an additional 2 hectares planted with olive trees.
In the garden there is a barbeque with a rustic style and an open area equipped to cook. There is an infinity pool that is 5x15 mt with Roman steps at the entrance, a whirlpool area and a small waterfall which borders the lower part of the pool suitable for children.
Refurbishing and renovations done by the owners have enhanced features such as tiled floors, wooden beams, and stone walls.
The furnishings are simple, charming and refined. The rooms are made very comfortable allowing for a pleasant stay.
Current state and conditions
The property is in excellent condition and tastefully renovated.
The whole villa is equipped with heating/cooling on the floors and the air conditioning is adjustable independently of each floor.
There is also an alarm system, telephone and a garage.
In addition to the services described above, there are utilities such as a washing machine and a dishwasher.
Utilities are all presents.
Urban situation - Cadastral
The property is in good standing and in compliance with local building and zoning regulations. When the sale is registered under private person it is subject to a mortgage and cadastral registry fee, following laws for the specific case/circumstances depending on the kind of acquirer.
Potential land use
Perfect solution to be lived as second home during summer periods and/or to go on with the international curcuits for turistic rentals.
In case you are interested in other land, there is the possibility of purchasing neighboring land from the neighbors.
The property is sold individually or together with Country Farmhouse, which is also owned by the same owners.
In both cases and in both modes of purchase, the facilities would not be damaged at all.