On the edge of a hamlet located on a hilltop between Florence and Arezzo, in Tuscany, finely restored period villa dating back to the 17th century with private parkland.
Easily accessible by car, it boasts three independent accesses, one for vehicles, from the main square of the village. In the rear of the villa, it is possible to admire the surrounding Tuscan countryside. Leonardo da Vinci drew inspiration from these landscapes of the Valdarno, he included in the background of his paintings, such as the Mona Lisa.
The nearest town with shops and services is 3 km away, Terranuova Bracciolini is 11 km and Arezzo (42 km) can be reached by car in less than an hour.
The nearest airport is that of Florence (57 km), which can be reached in less than an hour by car, thanks to the convenient A1 motorway connection, 12 km away.
DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING
Built on the ruins of a medieval castle mentioned also by the great Italian poet Dante Alighieri in his Divina Commedia, the villa (689 sqm – 7,413 sqft, 9 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms) disposed on four levels, composed as follows.
- Basement: wine cellar;
- Ground floor: entrance hall, wine cellar, two kitchens, dining room, reading room, two bedrooms, bathroom, two pool rooms and laundry room;
- First floor: formal entrance hall, spacious living room, two studios, kitchen with access to the terrace, dining room, living room, bedroom, bathroom;
- Second floor: lounge, studio, five bedrooms, two bathrooms, master bedroom with en suite bathroom and studio.
Surrounded by a 2.0-hectare parkland, the property is completed by a swimming pool with sunbathing area, small vineyard and restored conservatories (160 sqm – 1,721 sqft), which can be converted into studio-apartments.
USE AND POTENTIAL USES
Currently used as a private residence, it can be easily converted into a Boutique hotel, thanks to its strategic location in proximity of Florence, Arezzo, Siena and to the exclusive Prada outlet.