This elegant 18th century residence sits neatly on the hillside just 15 minutes from central Florence and 5 minutes from a charming village. Surrounded by olive groves, with annexes and parking, this Tuscan residence provides stylish contemporary interiors in a quiet rural location with panoramic views of the countryside and Florence.
The main house has 300 sqm of floor area spread over two storeys with an attractive stucco façade of large windows, green shutters and French doors opening onto the front terrace from which the wonderful views can be enjoyed. Having undergone an extensive renovation by its current owners the villa now boast luminous open plan rooms to the ground floor connecting the dining area to the sitting areas and entrance hall. To the rear of the dining room one accesses the kitchen with its high quality contemporary facilities, adjoining pantry, laundry and external service entrance.
A design stairway leads to the first floor where the bedroom accommodation can be found. This floor also has direct access to the upper terrace of the gardens due to the hillside positioning of the property. To this floor one finds a double and single bedroom with shared family bathroom, a double en-suite bedroom and an impressive master suite. The suite provides large closet areas, a bathroom, a dual aspect bedroom and a separate study from which the garden can be accessed. Should one wish the study could provide the house with a fifth bedroom.
Features & Amenities
High quality modern facilities, fixtures and fittings – proximity to central Florence – possibility of a swimming pool – ample parking.
In total one finds a further 200 sqm of annexes in the grounds. A two storey structure to the right of the main villa is ideal as a games room and gym and a small one bedroom apartment to the lower terrace provides guest or staff accommodation.
Gardens & Grounds
The one hectare of grounds that surround the property have been landscaped into terraces with patios, lawns, lemon trees, olive groves and mature cypresses. Paved terraces lead off both the ground and first floor of the villa for outside living and dining during the balmy summer months. Should one wish, a high quality olive oil can be produced from the 100 or so olive trees. Permission for a swimming pool would be granted without problem.
In under 5 minutes from the villa one finds a full range of services and in just 15 minutes by car or taxi one arrives in central Florence. There is also a bus service that runs close-by. Florence Peretola Airport is just 25 minutes by car and Pisa Airport 1 hour.