Gaiole Country House is located near Gaiole in Chianti, a beautiful area of Tuscany where one can go hiking, horseback riding and cycling and visit the many castles of the countryside. The small town is also famous for its role during the Middle Ages, as they were the market for the Castle of Vertine and the Castle of Barbischio. Other sites to visit in the area are full of history and include wine tours, such as Badia a Coltibuono, the walled village of Vertine, Castello di Spaltenna and Castello di Brolio.
Siena is one of the most beautiful and visited cities in Tuscany because of its rich history, works of art and local traditions and it is here that the Palio di Siena takes place each summer in Piazza del Campo. The popular horse race has been a tradition in Siena since the Middle Ages.
Description in Detail
Gaiole Country House is a 15th century estate located in the famous wine region of Chianti.
The terrain measures a total of 2.37 hectares (5.8 acres) and includes various fruit trees, a forest area with a gravel road leading to a lake, a lovely swimming pool (6Ã—12 meters), a Jacuzzi, a sun terrace, a private garden, a barbecue area and an outdoor dining area. The property has recently undergone renovations and includes new appliances, paintworks and final finishes. All that remains is the final dÃ©cor and furnishings.
The estate is composed of three independent buildings: a main villa, a guest house/independent apartment and an annex building that measure approximately 770mq.
The three-story main villa measures approximately 428mq and also includes a basement level/wine cellar.
The ground floor is composed of a kitchen, a dining room, a salon with a fireplace, a cosy living room, a guest bathroom, plus one bedroom with e-suite bathroom. This floor is very bright as it includes three large French wooden doors.
The first floor offers a beautiful wooden staircase, one bedroom with en-suite bathroom along with two other bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The second floor includes a large living room with fireplace and a fountain, a wooden staircase that brings you upstairs to an indoor balcony. On the second level there is an additional room designed to be a library and also a kitchen room.
The two-story guesthouse measures approximately 161mq:
The ground floor is composed of a large open space, a dining room, a kitchen, a living room, a library room, along with one bedroom and one bathroom.
The first floor accommodates two bedrooms and one bathroom.
The annex building measures approximately 181mq and develops on one level.
The building is divided into 3 sections where the current owners have the intention to build a private spa and Turkish bath, whilst the final section is intended to be used as a gym or billiard/entertainment room. The annex building can also be converted into an independent apartment.
Current State and Condition
The property is currently under restoration. Final finishes and dÃ©cor need to be implemented but the structure is finished, fully equipped and move in ready.
Land Registry Details
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.
Utilities and Services
In addition to the services described above, utilities are all present: electricity, and a water supply through a connection to the public water supply system, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.
The property can be experiences as a first or second home or it can be managed on the international market for tourist rentals.