A prestigious 15th-century villa and farmhouse in a very panoramic position on the Southern hills of Florence, Villa Orciaia enjoys a wonderful view over the city and the hills of Fiesole. Originating from a time when noble families built tower houses to have a defendable and high position over the surrounding countryside while maintaining vicinity to the city of Florence. The villa is located just 15 minutes from the city center of the famous Renaissance city.
The 2000m2 property is developed over various buildings that have been fully restored to their former glory, with typical Tuscan finishes such as terracotta floors, high wooden beamed ceilings, arched windows, and cozy fireplaces. The vast property shows great potential and has plenty of space to be converted to various purposes with only mild modernization works. It would make an excellent agriturismo, primary or secondary residence with guest quarters or can be rented out on the international rental circuit.
Main Villa (824m2):
The main villa consists of a double living room, dining room, large kitchen, 5 sizeable bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (one of which is located in the panoramic tower).
Staff quarters (223 m2):
Independent entrance, living room, kitchen-dinning room, 2 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms
First restored farmhouse (242m2):
Developed over 2 floors: independent access, large living room, kitchen, studio, 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, covered parking and a scenic loggia with pizza oven for outdoor dining
Second restored farmhouse (232m2):
Developed over 2 floors: independent access, living room, kitchen, studio, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, covered parking and a scenic loggia for outdoor dining
Agricultural annex (144m2):
With large cellars for the production and storage of wine and oil
Garage: comfortable indoor parking for 2 cars
The elegant main villa is flanked by a lovely private chapel and a luminous glass lemon house. Villa Orciaia is located in a 13ha estate in a lush Tuscan park with typical cypresses, olive trees, and countless terracotta vases with lemon and orange trees. The estate has a 1ha vineyard that produces 50 ql of red wine, officially inscribed in the Consorzio dei Colli Fiorentini, and an olive grove of 1400 olives producing around 20/30 ql.
The beautiful and productive estate is completed by various areas dedicated to sport, relaxation and outside dining. The property has a private tennis court with a small outbuilding for the changing and shower room. It is also possible to enjoy the panoramic view from a sunbed on the lush lawn under the villa, right next to the 6x12m swimming pool.
Villa Orciaia is a typical Tuscan estate with plenty of space to realize a Tuscan dream property to own taste with plenty of space to host guests and share the beauty of the Florentine countryside.