ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE, BARBERINO DI MUGELLO
Delightful ancient hamlet dating back to the 1600s, of about 820 sq.m. total internal area with garden of about 4000 sq.m. and immersed in its 14 hectares of agricultural land with olive grove in a panoramic position near Barberino di Mugello.
The charming stone complex is well restored and consists of a farmhouse of about 300 sqm including about 90 sqm of cellars, another farmhouse of 300 sqm and a house of about 90 sqm plus some outbuildings for another 130 sqm.
The first property of 300 sqm with the ancient watchtower consists on the ground floor of a large and double living area with fireplace, dining room, kitchen and service bathroom.
On the second floor the sleeping area hosting four bedrooms one of which has an en suite bathroom, and three other bathrooms.
On the second floor the attic hosting a living room and a kitchen with fireplace in addition to three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The second neighboring property of 300 square meters consists on the ground floor of living area, a cozy living room with imposing fireplace, kitchen overlooking a small terrace with canopy, utility room and three bedrooms one of which is a mezzanine, as well as two bathrooms.
On the second floor with a high ceiling is a large bedroom and an area used as a study.
The 90-square-meter dwelling, an old ‘burraia’ (creamery), houses on the ground floor a living room with dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom while on the second floor a bedroom and a bathroom.
Completing the interior spaces are the outbuildings such as the 90-sqm cellar, the garage/shed, the tool shed, and the technical room with laundry room.
Finally there is a delightful private chapel.
The hamlet is immersed in its private agricultural land of about 14 hectares including an olive grove with 250 trees producing extra virgin olive oil and the rest forest with some chestnut trees, all with a private and exclusive access road.
Set in a forest of beech, oak and chestnut trees, the properties enjoy the surrounding private garden of 4000 square meters embellished by the large panoramic swimming pool with its technical rooms such as locker rooms and bathrooms. Finally, the tennis court (to be refurbished), and the bocce court.
State and finishes
The hamlet dating back to the 1600s was excellently renovated in the 1990s by performing major restoration work, one part is currently inhabited while another to be restored. The original charm of the structure with its Tuscan characteristics has been maintained, an example of which are the terracotta floors, beams and antique wooden fixtures.
The complex lends itself perfectly as a main house for a large family wishing to experience the country atmosphere without sacrificing the comfort of the city center, but also as a vacation home, halfway between the main points of interest in Tuscany.
The property is located in a strategic position, just a stone’s throw from the main services of the town center of Barberino del Mugello and a few kilometers from the famous art cities of Florence and Siena and the charming towns of Chianti Classico, easily reachable by taking enchanting scenic routes that wind in continuous ups and downs among the hills.