Florence - Stunning Property With View Over Florence For Sale
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- 31 bedrooms
- 19 bathrooms
Property descriptionIn panoramic position, with a breathtaking view over the historic centre of Florence, we can find this wonderful 7.5-hectare estate with manor villa and annexes. The villa is easily reached via a convenient paved road and allows easily reaching the historic city of Florence in no more than 5 minutes. The monuments of Florence, many of which well visible from the property are all a short distance away and can be reached on foot: Ponte Vecchio (2 km), Palazzo Pitti (2 km), Santa Maria Novella (2,4 km), Palazzo Vecchio (2,5 km), the Uffizi Gallery (2,7 km), Santa Maria del Fiore (3 km), Palazzo Medici-Riccardi (3 km), the Fortezza da Basso (3 km) and the Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte (4 km). If the other cities of Tuscany are what you would like to visit, the property offers an excellent starting point to visit much of the region: San Casciano in Val di Pesa (17km; 20), Greve in Chianti (30km; 40), Colle di Val dElsa with its famous crystals (48km; 45), Radda in Chianti (49km; 55), the turreted San Gimignano (55km; 1h), Siena (72km; 1h), Volterra (75km; 1h 15), Arezzo (82km; 1h), Pisa with its leaning tower (83km; 1h 15) and the wine towns of Montalcino (109km; 1h 40) and Montepulciano (115km; 1h 30). The most convenient airports to reach the property are Firenze Vespucci (11km; 20), Pisa Galilei (80km; 1h 5), Bologna Marconi (106km; 1h 30), Perugia San Francesco (165km; 1h 55), Roma Ciampino (293km; 3h) and Roma Fiumicino (307km; 3h). DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGS The manor villa (1,400 sqm 15,064 sqft, 10 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms) is the heart of the property and is laid onto three floors for a total of nine living/sitting rooms, ten bedrooms and six bathrooms. The many halls boast old terracotta and wooden floors (with big planks as was usual in the past), decorated carved stone fireplaces, coffered wooden ceilings with beams and pietra serena frames. Rooms boast ample windows and the walls painted in light colors make the ambient very bright and cozy. Night areas are mostly paved in high-end parquet and boast luxury finishes throughout, with ample windows offering a unique view over the historic centre of Florence. On the rear, the villa is enriched by a beautiful Italian garden with hedges, enclosed by a stone wall, an ideal place to relax and enjoy the pleasant Tuscan climate. Inside the estate ground we can find several other buildings, part of which formerly exploited in the agricultural activities carried out in the property and nowadays fully restored to comfortable dwellings. The farmers house (400 sqm 4,304 sqft, 10 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms) is an ample farmhouse offering nine living/sitting rooms, ten bedrooms and six bathrooms laid out onto two floors. The dependance (340 sqm 3,658 sqft, 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms) is the result of the restoration of a house of the estate and the building includes four living/sitting rooms, six bedrooms and four bathrooms. The gatehouse (70 sqm 753 sqft, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom) is a small one-story building housing two living/sitting rooms, two bedrooms and a bathroom, which could be easily used as an accommodation for the warden. The last two buildings are the former firewood shed (60 sqm 646 sqft, 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom) and the gattaia (50 sqm 538 sqft, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom), both converted nowadays into small residences. EXTERNAL AREA The estate covers a surface of approximately 7.5 hectares. The portion closest to the buildings is covered in a well-maintained garden with ample graveled aprons which could easily be used as a parking lot for cars or to host events and ceremonies. Along the road leading up to the manor villa, the property is covered in olive trees. USE AND POTENTIAL USES The estate with its unrivaled position over Florence, is excellent for anyone looking for a luxury private dwelling or a luxury property to start a high-end accommodation business in one of the most beautiful cities of Italy. Whats more, the presence of multiple buildings would allow the owners to keep living in the property while renting the other spaces to guests.
-, Firenze, Florence, Italy
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