Tuscany - Farmhouse For Sale In Siena, Abbey Of St. Galgano
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- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
Property descriptionNot far from the renowned Abbey of Saint Galgano, in the Sienese countryside, we find this 45.5-hectare estate with a beautifully restored 18th-century country house. The building offers 350 sqm of surface for a total of 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Easily reached via a short unpaved road (2.5 km) in excellent conditions, the property enjoys unrivaled privacy and allows easily visiting many of the most appreciated centers of Tuscany: Montieri (38km; 50), Massa Marittima (45km; 50), Grosseto (49km; 55), the medieval city of Siena (52km; 1h), Follonica (53km; 1h), Colle di Val dElsa (54km; 1h), Cala Violino (54km; 1h 5), the homeland of Brunello di Montalcino (60km; 1h 5), Castiglione della Pescaia (61km; 1h), Punta Ala (66km; 1h 15), San Gimignano (68km; 1h 25), the Etruscan hamlet of Volterra (72km; 1h 30), the papal Pienza (83km; 1h 30), the wine area of Bolgheri (98km; 1h 30), the Renaissant historic center of Florence (103km; 1h 45) and Montepulciano (106km; 1h 40). Among the interesting landmarks in the vicinity we must cite the Belagaio Castle (10km; 25), the prehistoric grotto La Pietra (20km; 40), the Abbey of St. Galgano (21km; 30) and the thermal spring of Petriolo (37km; 45). The most convenient airports to reach the property are Grosseto Baccarini (54km; 55), Firenze Vespucci (116km; 1h 45), Pisa Galilei (160km; 2h), Perugia San Francesco (160km; 2h 10), Bologna Marconi (198km; 2h 35), Roma Ciampino (240km; 2h 55), Roma Fiumicino (220km; 2h 35), Ancona Raffaello Sanzio (264km; 3h 20), Milano Linate (394km; 4h 20) and Milano Malpensa (448km; 4h 55). DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGS, STATE AND FINISHES The country house (350 sqm 3,765 sqft, 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms) dates back to the 18th century and was originally a hunting lodge. The building was finely restored and furnishes and boasts classic features mixed with modern comforts (alarm, video surveillance, heating, led spotlights and stereo music system). Fixtures are mostly hidden inside the walls with dark wood shutters; the ground floor is paved in handcrafted Tuscan terracotta, while the first floor boasts natural oak wooden planks. The building is laid over two floors organized as follows: - Ground floor: garage/technical room (boiler, pool machinery, water pump and control panels), equipped kitchen with ample outdoor oven, cellar for wines, ample bathroom with shower, laundry room, pool room with bar corner, library/painting room with piano and double bed; - First floor: ample living room with original fireplace (here one could build a second kitchen), two double bedrooms, master bedroom (where one could also realize an en-suite bathroom) and two bathrooms with shower. Behind the house there is a ruin (250 sqm 2,690 sqft) which underwent a conservative restoration so that it now constitutes a sort of courtyard for the farmhouse, with a well converted into a campfire. The volume of the ruin could be used to build another farmhouse in the property. A canopy (roughly 25 sqm 269 sqm) completes the property. EXTERNAL AREA The estate spans 45.4 hectares of land, split between arable land (34.4 ha) and woodland (11.0 ha). The land also houses a truffle ground with two natural spring and over one hundred different species of fruit trees (recognized by the province of Siena). The estate is contoured by a stream of water and is not far from the Canaloni del Farma. From a naturalistic point of view, the estate is almost untouched and located between two important protected areas (Val di Farma and Val di Merse). The reserve is rich in indigenous fauna such as boars, roe deers, fallow deers, deers, badgers, porcupines, pheasants and hares.
-, Siena, Siena, Italy
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