Renaissance villa placed on the Chianti Classico hills, on the border between Val di Pesa and Val di Greve.
It is characterized by the beauty of the surrounding landscapes, refined gardens, luxury apartments and villas, historical works of art, patrician chapel, vineyards and olive groves.
The first notices on the property date back to the middle of the 13th Century. The construction of the villa dates back to the Renaissance.
The villa belonged to a famous painter for many years and in 2000 it became a luxury business accommodation.
The position is tranquil and private, but is close to Florence (25 km; 48’) and the most famous places of the Chianti Classico and is 11 km away from the A1 high-speed motorway (exit Firenze Impruneta).
Description of the buildings
The estate is composed of a main villa, four luxury buildings, a Church of the 17th Century, a lemon house and some warehouses.
The habitable surface is of 1900 square metres.
The property is accessed from a cypress-lined avenue.
The main villa (578 square metres) is disposed on three levels and includes an ancient watching tower on two levels.
The lower ground floor comprises: Habitable kitchen, cellar, two storage rooms and technical room.
On the ground floor there is: Entrance hall with stone staircase, living room, office, dining room and kitchen, office, bedroom with bathroom, two bathrooms.
The first floor includes: Sitting room, library, master bedroom with bathroom, two suites (each with living room and toilet, bedroom).
The watching tower is set on two levels and is accessed from the first floor.
The second villa (300 square metres) is disposed on two floors.
On the ground floor there are two loggias, entrance hall, living room, built-in kitchen, dining room, bedroom with bathroom, technical room and bathroom.
On the first floor, reachable through a stone staircase, there is an entrance hall and four bedrooms with three marble bathrooms.
The outside space includes a rose garden, a fountain with bronze siren, a travertine pool, a large terrace and parking area.
The former studio (300 square metres) is divided into three apartments equipped with air conditioning system and parking.
The big apartment (120 square metres) is located next to the patrician chapel and is composed of two bedrooms, two marble bathrooms, a kitchen with dining area, a large sitting room, a balcony all around the building and a terrace with a panoramic view covered with wisteria pergola.
The second apartment (80 square metres) is composed of master bedroom, marble bathroom, equipped kitchen, dining room, living room and two large terraces with wisteria pergola.
The third apartment (100 square metres) is composed of two double bedrooms, two marble bathrooms, living room, habitable kitchen and two terraces.
Inside the property there is a deconsecrated patrician chapel dating back to the 17th Century of 56 square metres, a lemon house of 81 square metres and storage rooms.
State and finishes
The villas and the apartments have been recently restored by Tuscan artisans and are in perfect conditions.
The buildings boast ceilings with wooden beams, original terracotta flooring, decorated and air-conditioned rooms, luxury furnishing, luxury marble bathrooms and air conditioning system. Inside the main villa there are vaulted ceilings and important works of art.
The beauty of the outside space represents one of the strong points of the property.
Totaling 2,5 hectares composed of woodland, agricultural land and olive grove (11000 square metres). There is also the possibility of buying the nearby vineyard.
Inside the property there are also two pools, relax areas and four perfectly maintained traditional gardens (circa 25000 sqm) with marble fountains, ornamental plants, ponds, roses, cypresses and footpaths.
Use and potential uses
The estate is suitable for every use and is ideal to breathe the magical atmosphere of the Chianti Classico.
It is currently a luxury home partially working as a business accommodation.
It is possible to create a spa or spaces dedicated to sport activities (tennis courts, gyms and paths).
It can become an elegant representative office, a prestigious private home, a boutique hotel or be used as a private home accommodation.