The Villa dates to the 15th Century and has recently been fully and lovingly restored and functionally modernized. It is set in the Mugello region of Tuscany: 25 km from Florence, 2 km from the town of Borgo San Lorenzo and close to various historical villages and castles. The Mugello region is famous as the birthplace of the Medici family and artists such as Giotto, Donatello, Beato Angelico and others. Sporting facilities include an 18 hole golf club & resort, the world renowned Mugello race track (Autodromo del Mugello), and a lake (Lago Bilancino) with its beaches and small nautical club. Tennis courts, fishing, horse riding and bicycle tracks are all within easy reach. The villages around the property boast local craftsmanship, shopping centers (including a large scale luxury outlet) and an excellent hospital.
The Villa is about 900 square meters and is divided into three sections, each of which with separate entrance and heating. The Family Quarters include: Three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (two of which with Jacuzzi and one including a sauna), an extra two bathrooms/toilets one of which with a shower, two beautiful boisserie library-studios with working fireplaces, a large living room with monumental fireplace, a dining room and a kitchen with a river cooled closet/cellar. On the mezzanine floor there is a bedroom with a dressing room and wardrobes.
The Staff Quarters include a small living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.
The Guest Quarters, entered from the loggia gardens, are composed of two bedrooms, two bathrooms (one of which with Jacuzzi), a large living/dining room with monumental fireplace, a library/office (or third bedroom) and a kitchen. An internal elevator connects the floors between the two main apartments.
The Guest Quarters also include a tower room with wonderful views towards the Appennine mountains. Adjoining the Villa there is a 15th Century loggia with Italian garden and a fountain and a small swimming pool.
Fronting the villa a lawn with limonaia and covered parking for four vehicles. The property is bound on one side by the Fistona stream, and on the other by a quiet provincial road – a short cut to Florence and access to Borgo San Lorenzo, Scarperia, and the rest of the Mugello region as well as the A1 motorway giving quick access to Florence’s airport and the rest of Italy.
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