In Tuscany, in the heart of the Chianti Classico, only 3 km from Greve in Chianti, prestigious farmhouse with dependance, two pools, olive grove and small vineyard.
The Chianti area is famous worldwide for its high-quality wines and its stunning landscape featuring rolling hills, vineyards, cypress-lined avenues, woods, castles and fortified villages.
The property is easily reachable from the most important tourist towns of Tuscany and from the airports of Florence (47’) and Pisa (1 h 28’). Moreover, it is quite close to the road running from Florence to Siena, the Strada Regionale 222 Chiantigiana, commonly considered one of the most beautiful routes in Italy.
The property, which enjoys an excellent sun exposure, is located on a hilly position and offers stunning views over the surrounding hills. It has two entries, a main one and one on the rear, which serves the apartment. A cypress-lined avenue in excellent condition leads to the farmhouse.
DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGS
The property is made up of a farmhouse and an apartment.
The farmhouse is laid out on two levels. On the ground floor, in front of the main entrance with hallway, there is a staircase leading to the first floor, while turning right you will find a toilette, a large laundry room and a cellar with tools. On the left of the entry there is a corridor, a kitchen with hallway, a dining room and living room with fireplace, a terrace with wisteria in front of the pool. On the upper floor, reachable also from an external loggia, there is a hallway with two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The apartment is made up of a kitchen/living room, mezzanine with study, and bedroom.
The apartment, which is connected to the farmhouse, has its own entrance and its fenced-in garden with a small pool.
STATE AND FINISHES
The property was restored between the end of the 1980s and the beginning of the 1990s.
The farmhouse, which has terraces and a pergola, features terracotta flooring, a fireplace, built-in kitchen, ceilings with wooden beams, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles, brick arches and a stone staircase.
The property is surrounded by 3.5 hectares (or 8.6 acres) of land including almost 3 ha of olive grove and a small vineyard. An excellent olive oil is produced here.
The farmhouse has a beautiful rectangular pool and a very well maintained garden with cypresses, olive trees, palms and ornamental plants; next to the pool there is a building with hallway, toilette and changing rooms. The beautiful pergola covered by wisteria is ideal to eat alfresco and admire the panorama at the same time. Also the apartment has its own fenced-in garden with a small pool.
USE AND POTENTIAL USES
The property, currently used as a private home, is ideal for those who want to live in the Tuscan countryside but within easy reach of a town with shops and services. The one-of-a-kind position and all its conveniences make the property perfect as a holiday retreat.
The property can be used for private use and for holiday rentals at the same time, generating an income.
Otherwise, it would be possible to use the farmhouse as a main residence and the apartment to host friends and relatives.