This beautifully restored house for sale in Tuscany Italy near Florence sits in the lovely countryside outside the city. The property consists of the main house and two guest houses as well as olive groves and a mature garden with pool.
A carefully restored Tuscan house for sale
The house for sale in Tuscany has a long and exciting history. It is believed that the property was originally built as a Ghibbeline watch tower in the 12th century and then converted into a ‘villa padronale’ in the 17th century. The Tuscan house was completely refurbished in the by the current owner, an architect who set out to create a practical and functional property whilst maintaining the authentic and historic character of the property.
The spacious property offers 450m² of living space over three floors. And should you require even more space, the villa is connected to the adjacent cantina and old limonaia which offers a further 300m² of space.
The ground floor of the house is dominated by a large open-plan living room which is flooded by natural light thanks to a huge glass wall facing the garden and which offers stunning views of the Tuscan landscape. The ground floor also hosts the dining room, kitchen and pantry.
A beautiful hand-made stone stairway leads to the first floor which also can be accessed via a lift that is tucked away in the original stairway column. On this floor you will find six bedrooms of which five feature en-suite bathrooms. The master bedroom is built over three levels including the old watch tower and offers stunning views of the surrounding Tuscan landscape.
The lower ground floor of the house consists of four distinct areas separated by beautiful stone arches. This space is currently used as wine / olive oil cellar, laundry, utility room and storage but offers great potential and could be converted into a home cinema, gym, spa, office …
The Guest House
The recently restored old barn has been converted into a large guest house offering 135m2 of living space over two floors. The kitchen and the lounge are located on the ground floor and there are three bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor.
Second Guest House or staff apartment
In a private and secluded part of the garden you will find this charming Tuscan cottage which with an open-plan living area, kitchen, lounge diner, two bathrooms and a spacious master bedroom. The cottage enjoys complete privacy and great views from the covered patio which is perfect for al-fresco breakfasts.
Grounds & Garden
The house for sale in Tuscany sits in 1.7 hectares of land. The olive grove occupies approx. 1ha of the land with the remaining being used for the garden, pool and parking.
Location: The countryside outside Florence
The carefully restored house for sale in Tuscany Italy sits in a prime position which seems to be higher than any of the other properties dotted around the surrounding landscape. The property offers unobstructed views in all directions which probably was the reason the Ghibbeline military chose to build a watch tower just here.
Florence centre is 15 minutes from the property for sale in Tuscany, the airport is 20 minutes away and shops and restaurants are only 10 minutes away.
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