Charming Tuscan Palazzo Apartment In A Picturesque Hamlet-X

In the countryside between Volterra and San Gimignano, a very charming property with 5 bedrooms and a panoramic terrace, formerly a monastery

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  • Ref #: C-42 
  • Price: €350,000 
  • Address: Colle di Val d'Elsa, Tuscany 
  • Location Type: Rural 
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms:
  • Condition: restored 
  • Property size: 220 sqm 
  • Land size: 570 sqm 

Property Feature

  • 5 bedrooms
  • additional land and annex available
  • character property
  • original features
  • Panoramic terrace
  • Parking Space
  • restored
  • terrace
  • vaults


In the countryside between Volterra and San Gimignano, for sale a very charming property which dates back to the 10th century, an old monastery which was inhabited by Benedictine nuns.

The hamlet comprises 5 other units and a picturesque chapel which has origin back to the 11th century. Originally the hamlet was part of the Volterra territory, now it is officially part of Colle di Val d’Elsa.

The property for sale is a second floor 220 sqm apartment and precisely:

kitchen, a stunning living room with fireplace with access to the panoramic terrace, 2 bathrooms and a long corridor which leads to 5 original monastery cells/bedrooms which boast barrel vaults.

The sale includes a parking space.

All windows and doors have been restored and are in good condition. Heating is with LPG.

The property has been carefully renovated, enhancing and maintaining the original features, a peaceful place where it is possible to relax and meditate and at the same time benefit from the unspoiled Tuscan nature.

The house is easily accessible by a 600 metre unpaved road and the closest village with restaurants and bar is only 4 km. In 20 minutes it is possible to reach San Gimignano, Volterra is only half an hour by car, Siena is 35 minutes, Pisa international airport 1 hour and half an hour.

An idea place to rest or to run as a holiday home.

It is possible to buy also a piece of land near the property with a 30 sqm outbuilding which can be renovated as well. (€30,000 extra)

Energy Class: E.  Energy performance index: 140 kWh/m2

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