An elegant listed villa in the hills above Florence.
An interesting property built in several parts over the centuries including a tower, a chapel, a greenhouse with a well and an Italianate garden.Requiring restoration, the property maintains many original and impressive features set in ca. 0.5 Ha of land.A short distance from the centre of Florence and set in countryside, this property, for a total of ca. 900 sqm comprises a tower dating back to 1300 on 3 floors with several cellars. The tower is connected to the villa part of the building that dates from the 1500s with an impressive living room with origianl Poccetti ceilings depicting the 4 continents. The consacrated chapel is on this floor along with an independent apartment for caretakers, a library, dining room and kitchen with service area.The property is accessed through private gates into a courtyard for parking with a further gate into an internal courtyard with a well and steps leading up to the villa. There are several cellars, storerooms and the original olive press is still present.The garden to the north-west of the property is on several levels; one with a formal area with ancient cypress trees, box hedges, a greenhouse with its own well, a large rain- water pool and on up to the olive grove with 120 trees and a vegetable garden; all creating a delightful mixture of a rural and formal atmosphere, typical of the original tuscan villas close to Florence city centre.The property is listed and there is the possibility to purchase the majority of the contents by seperate negotiation.There are 4 wells and mains water on the property. The property requires considerable renovation but most importantly a redistribution of the upper floors and sleeping accomodation with bathrooms.Energy Class G Index
Firenze 7 kmPisa and coast 90kmSiena 100 kmBologna 98 km