One of the most symbolic hilltop villas in Florence
Perching on the hilltop just south of the city centre in one of the most sought-after areas of Florence with wonderful views over olive groves yet just a short walk into town.An impressive villa of 400 sqm once part of a larger complex enjoying a dominant position above Florence. Dating back to 1427 and belonging to the Lanfredini family until 1741, the villa hosts a wonderful painting by Antonio del Pollaio called the Dancing Nudes which was partially destroyed most likely in the purges of Savonarola. It was visited regularly in this period by Gallileo Gallilei. In 1902 it was bought by the antique dealer Stefano Bardini and then abandoned between the World Wars. The facade is adorned with a beautiful loggia on columns above which is a terrace.It is now ready to be finished to create a wonderful, elegant home comprising 4 bedrooms with bathrooms on the first and top floor. The first floor also has a large terrace. A gallery overlooks the main hall, and there are several reception rooms, the original cellars and a further 300 sqm of underground volume that could be garage, spa area, indoor pool etc. The land comprises 2000 sq m of private garden and a further 2 Ha of shared land which includes an olive grove.The property can be sold as is or completely finished to the purchaser's specification. APE N/A.
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