La Torre", a prestigious farmhouse for sale in Tuscany is just 3 miles from the historic centre of Sarteano (Si), with impressive views of the Tuscan countryside. The property consists of a prestigious farmhouse dating from the 1800’s, various ancillary buildings’ and outbuildings over a total area of about 1,370 square metres in size. The property is currently a tourist accommodation business complete with tennis court, swimming pool and an exclusive park of about 1 ha.
Tuscany - In a panoramic position, surrounded by greenery, this prestigious farmhouse for sale is located just 3 kilometres from the historic centre of Sarteano (Si), 9 km from Chiusi-Chianciano Terme A1 motorway exit and 15 km from Chiusi train station. From here you can visit other interesting tourist and gastronomic-food and wine centres, like San Casciano dei Bagni, a centre for Spa Hotels that is included in the ‘Leading Small Hotels of the World and The Great Spa Hotels of the World’, Montepulciano, Montalcino, Pienza, Cortona, Arezzo, Perugia, Orvieto and other main cities like Rome, Florence and Siena.
"La Torre", a prestigious farmhouse for sale in Tuscany is situated between Val di Chiana and Val d'Orcia in a very quiet, but not isolated, panoramic location. This interesting property consists of a prestigious farmhouse, various ancillary buildings and outbuildings, all over a total area of about 1,370 square metres in size as well as a panoramic swimming pool, a tennis court and exclusive park of about 1 ha.
The main building is an old farmhouse from the 1800’s that, after various additional extensions built over the years, is now about 1,370 square metres in size. Ancillary buildings and outbuildings are included and the entire property is currently used as a tourist accommodation business, as shown below:
The main farmhouse consists of an entrance with small reception area, an elegant lounge bar with large outdoor veranda, a lounge connecting to the restaurant that is used for both the bar and, when appropriate, a dining restaurant. The dining room/restaurant, with stunning views over the valley, can accommodate 80-100 people and, on the same level, there is a spacious professional kitchen with large fully functional fireplace, two storage rooms, one of which has 2 cold storage areas and the other, the staff changing room. On the ground floor of the farmhouse there is also a large office currently used as the manager’s office, the bathroom area (2 men’s bathrooms with their respective dressing room, + 2 women’s’ bathrooms with their respective dressing room, double access/hallway and disabled bathroom). On the same level, but outside, there are 2 additional small bathrooms and a dressing/changing room for the non-kitchen staff.
On the first floor, which is accessed through a large internal staircase, there are 9 bedrooms (one of which is a single) and a small communal lounge with access to a large panoramic terrace of 140 square metres.
On the second floor, there are 2 double and 2 single bedrooms.
From here, a small wooden staircase leads to a room in the turret with a 360 ° view, next to which is a small utility room.
The part of the building below the guests’ terrace is an apartment that comprises of an entrance, double bedroom, walk-in closet, bathroom with ‘wet room’ style shower, kitchen and living room with study corner.
On the second floor of this same part of the building, is a second apartment comprising of an entrance, kitchenette, bathroom, double bedroom, hallway and living room.
On the same floor, there is another room with bathroom with separate access, suitable for guests and those with disabilities.
In the outbuilding, immediately below the swimming pool, there is a general multipurpose room of 190 square metres, currently used as a billiard room with bathroom, dressing/changing room and storeroom.
State of repair
The entire property has been restored and improved by the current owners over the past few years (2008), both in terms of aesthetics and in the electrics and plumbing etc. Outside of the farmhouse, the main building dates from the end of the 1800’s, is complete with original stone facades, while the extensions have mostly plastered facades which had been over a period of time. Internally it is possible to appreciate some original period finishes that have been preserved, for example, terracotta floors in the communal areas or some internal stone walls. All the bedrooms have wooden flooring, which can be easily removed and tiled bathrooms. Part of the communal area, has a high quality mahogany bar.
All utilities are present and working.
Land registry details
In terms of urban planning, the farmhouse was built before 1967 and since that, date has been changed/restored with the issuance of regular building permits. As far as the land registry is concerned, the property (building) is registered with the N.C.E.U. For the City of Sarteano, and the land is registered with the N.C.T. Of said municipality.
Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations
A private company owns the property and the sale is subject to 10% VAT.
Potential Land Use
To date, the entire property has a designated tourist accommodation use, an ideal solution for those who want to continue and enhance the work already undertaken by the current owners. The size, location and setting of the property offers excellent potential to increase guest capacity within the hotel/dining restaurant area. There is also the option of converting the property into a private luxury residence after making the necessary structural changes in order to unify the property into one spacious prestigious farmhouse.
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