Between Florence and Siena, in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, prestigious castle with two hectares of land, olive grove, vineyard, Italian formal garden, pool and tennis court.
The property is located at the boundary of the historic village of Panzano in Chianti, therefore in close proximity to shops and services, but, at the same time, it enjoys a great privacy and a wonderful view over the surrounding hills.
The castle is within easy reach from the main towns of Tuscany: Siena, Florence and San Gimignano are about 30 km away, while Pienza, Pisa and Montepulciano are reachable in one hour and a half by car.
The airport of Florence is less of one hour away by car away, while the international airports of Rome Fiumicino and Rome Ciampino are about three hours away.
The access to the property is through an asphalted road.
The castle is a historic adobe in neo-Gothic style.
The property is laid out on two levels, plus the basement floor, partially restored, and the towers.
The castle has a total covered surface of 2200 square metres (23680 square feet) and it can be divided in two units, a main part and a part for guests. These two units have two different access and are divided by an internal courtyard and the garden.
The property includes 15-16 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms in total.
Towers: Two bedrooms, a bathroom, a studio.
Ground floor: On the right side there is an entrance room, sitting room (60 sqm), wide dining room opening onto a loggia, tv-room, billiard room, kitchen, laundry room, bathroom, storage room, studio and terrace. On the left side there is an entrance room, a bedroom, a sitting room and an eat-in kitchen; an entrance room with sitting room, bedroom, kitchen, storage room and further rooms.
First floor: The right side of the first floor includes five bedrooms, a studio, coatroom, wardrobe room, four bathrooms, a wide kitchen. On the left side there is an entrance room, living room, a spacious sitting room, a bedroom with en suite bathroom, two storage rooms, bathroom and additional rooms.
The property includes a pool house and a former lemon house, currently used as a gymnasium.
The castle was restored between the end of the ‘80s and the beginning of the ‘90s and is in excellent condition both externally and internally.
The property boasts luxury finishes and features terracotta flooring, ancient stone fireplaces, ceilings with wooden beams, arches, pergola, coffered ceilings, internal cloister, antique wooden portals, external loggias, ideal for al fresco dining, and crenellated towers.
The castle is surrounded by 2 hectares of land with an carefully maintained Italian formal garden, an olive grove with 80 olive trees, a vineyard and a Holm oak wood
The property is completed by a 6 x 12 m swimming pool and a tennis court.
The property is currently a prestigious private residence, but it could be converted into a luxury hotel. The project foresees three apartments including two bedrooms and a sitting room, plus 14 suites.
There is the possibility of buying two further hectares of land with vineyard and an regularly authorized underground cellar.