Florence: Beautiful villa south of Florence for sale.
The property sits in fantastic position with sweeping views over Florence, the rolling hills around Fiesole and the small village of Settignano. The estate is conveniently situated near three of the most historically interesting cities of Tuscany: Florence, Siena and Arezzo.
Historical evidence and documents date the estate back to 1427 when it was owned by the Gulielmi family. The principal building is a restored villa composed of two separated units with inner courtyard. At the top of one unit raises a beautiful, old stone tower. The two storey villa has some wine cellars and oil storage rooms on the basement.
Outside are one greenhouse and various ware houses.
In the courtyard is a well with water tank.
The house features original, coffered ceilings, wooden frames and cotto stone floors.
The whole living surface is of about 1200 square meters included one guest house and a small, private chapel. The property is surrounded by about 8 ha of land with 1200 olive trees.
Florence is about 20 minutes from the house, Arezzo 50 min. and Siena one hour. It is also easy to get to many small villages of the Chianti area, such as Gaiole and Radda in Chianti (40 minutes approximately), while the Pisa International airport is at about one hour driving. The near summer spots as Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio gives the possibility to reach fantastic seaside resorts and beaches in about 50 minutes.