House In Certaldo, Italy
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- 20 bedrooms
Property descriptionHistoric villa in Certaldo
Prestigious 16th century historical villa of 2,800 square meters plus further buildings used as warehouses, reception rooms, showrooms, former carpentry factory and cellars for a total surface area of approximately 1,500 square meters which can be demolished and partially recovered.LocationInserted in a wonderful park of secular trees with three avenues of access. The villa is located in the heart of the Chianti region about 2 km from the town center, 30 km from Florence and Siena and is set in a rural context, characterized by a hilly landscape with various crops. The property also enjoys proximity to the main communication route. It can be reached very easily the Florence-Siena motorway link.DescriptionThe property consists of a main building and another in the south, a former stable and coach house. On the north side, near the large oaks, there are cellars and warehouses. The villa is spread over 3 floors in addition to the basement where there are the main kitchen and several large reception rooms with ancient frescos, historical coats of arms, including the ballroom with vaulted ceilings entirely frescoed and enriched with period furnishings. On the upper floors, further rooms and on one separate side the main apartment, which can also be reached through the courtyard. Inside the villa there is a small chapel built in 1741. Noteworthy is the cellar of the villa covered by massive vaults lowered and supported by a central pillar.State and finishesThe villa was initially built in the late 1500s, then it was enlarged over time. The long baroque facade with clock and family crest was completed in 1700. The style is reminiscent of the Florentine houses of the 1600s.Outdoor spacesThe structure is situated in the highest part of the valley where you can enjoy a breathtaking view in all its views. The agricultural land cultivated mainly with olive trees for a total of 7.5 hectares has 1 hectare of Chianti Classico vineyard (average annual production of 280 quintals of grapes) and about 1,200 olive trees in production (average annual production of 150 quintals of olives).Potential useThe property as well as an important private residence is also an ideal place for weddings, receptions, special occasions, photo shoots, television filming and business meetings.
Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy
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