A romantic Italian villa outside Florence has stood watch over the city for 500 years

This romantic villa dates back to the 15th century and offers accommodation on five floors with sweeping views over Florence. Surely built for a noble family originally, this substantial property has been fully restored according to appropriate regulations as an historic building, and the living spaces are elegant but manageable.

Beautiful period features which remain in place range from frescoes to fireplaces, which will appeal to those fond of the Rennaisance.

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Accommodation in the main house in total offers seven bedrooms, two reception rooms, six bathrooms and over 6000 sq ft of living space.

The tower comprises an independent apartment, with its own small kitchen while the spa area includes a salt water whirlpool.

Outside, the gardens are terraced with two fountains, a grotto and a large annexe of over 2,000sq ft below the villa, offering four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

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The property is approached by a track leading up through the grounds, which come to around two acres of olive groves and terraced land.

The villa is just ten minutes’ drive from Florence itself and around 25 minutes from the airport.

The guide price is €6.8m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 0207 861 5269 or visit www.knightfrank.co.uk.

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