ITALY, TUSCANY, SIENA, GAIOLE IN CHIANTI
Beautiful villa with swimming pool in the heart of Chianti, within a borgo within walking distance of Gaiole in Chianti, one of Chianti’s best known villages.
Panoramic position overlooking the village, and just two minutes walk to the village itself, allowing you to fully enjoy the Tuscan lifestyle right on your doorstep.
The main square offers a choice between cafes for a breakfast of pastry and cappuccino, or a wonderful lunch at ‘Lo Spicchio’ restaurant which serves some fantastic home made pasta dishes and an excellent wine selection.
The architecture of the borgo has been carefully planned, offering residents the charm of the local lifestyle, but with today’s modern services like air conditioning, central heating, wi-fi, underground parking, panoramic swimming pool, and a gym.
Particular attention has been given to details and the choice of local materials, starting with the original ‘pietra serena’ stone characterize this unique development. Hand-cut stone, skilfully rendered wrought iron trellis work, terracotta floors and wooden beam ceilings are used throughout the borgo.
During the year many local festivals take place in the main square, making living in Gaiole a great experience. In October, Gaiole is also the centre point of a world wide famous bicycle ride, called the ‘Eroica’, attracting thousands of tourists from all over the world to take part in this’vintage bike race down the white roads of the Chianti region. Due to its key location and facilities, this property is ensured a great potential rental yield to its owners, with a tourist season extending from May through to October, longer than most other locations in Tuscany.
On 3 floors, with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The total area of the whole property including outside space is 405 sqm. Net living area 112 sqm, garden: 35 sqm, courtyard: 30 sqm, loggia: 21 sqm, terrace: 84 sqm, mezzanine: 19 sqm, cellar: 38 sqm, garage: 70 sqm.
The ground floor consists of a spacious living room with French doors opening on the patio and front garden, with vista on the village, a Tuscan style fully-fitted kitchen with double French doors opening on to the main patio and a bathroom with shower.
Stone stairs lead to the first floor consisting of two twin bedrooms and a bathroom with bath and shower, both with views over the village, one with balcony and direct access to the back garden and shared pool.
On the top floor the en suite main bedroom, with a large covered terrace with views over Gaiole in Chianti and the surrounding countryside, complete with garden furniture to enjoy a quiet breakfast or a bottle of Chianti after a hot day in the sun.
In the basement, there is a double garage with plenty of spare storage space, a utility room with washing machine, dryer, and a generous size storage room.
Outside, the house is surrounded by a large patio, perfect for al fresco dining. To the rear is a private garden with pool furniture, with direct access to the shared pool.
In 2022 a new Cosmogas Novandens 34K boiler with stainless steel exchanger was installed, for greater energy efficiency.