ITALY, TUSCANY, CHIANTI
This is one of those properties which pulls at your heart strings. It has everything you could ever want – a perfect location in Chianti, not far from the best known villages, history, an atmospheric interior with many original features, views, privacy, olives, a stunning pool, a cypress-lined driveway, a guest annex, cellars, air conditioning, a terrace, a wisteria-covered pergola, woods and even permission for a vineyard!
Near Panzano and Radda in Chianti and set high in the hills, this 16th century villa built by the Ricasoli family, enjoys a wonderful position in the peaceful Tuscan countryside.
Surrounded by around 3.5 hectares of land including olive groves, this very private property looks over its beautiful swimming pool, down its cypress-lined driveway and on southwards over woods and hills.
The property of approximately 850 sqm is accessed by a gravel road of about 6 km from the town of Panzano and 9 km from Radda, through vineyards and woods with cows and goats grazing along the way.
It provides an ideal family home or rental property and has been carefully preserved paying particular attention to the original stone and vaulted features whilst creating a comfortable and authentic Tuscan home.
The accommodation is on 4 floors, and comprises large, vaulted cellars on the lower ground floor which include a laundry room, storage and the perfect entertainment rooms.
The ground floor comprises several reception and sitting rooms, a dining room, a kitchen and guest bathroom. An adjoining annex comprising a sitting room, 2 bedrooms and bathroom is accessed from the large terrace to the front of the house.
The first floor has a large central sitting room the full width of the villa, 4 air conditioned bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and stairs up to the second floor attic area which has 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and a sitting room area; ideal for children or young guests.
The large terrace with wisteria-covered pergola enjoys beautiful views over the pool of 6 x 12 m and on over the valley.
The land includes 120 olive trees, some woodland, garden. Permission for a vineyard is possible.
Towns / Cities: Panzano 6 km, Radda 9 km, Greve in Chianti 14 km, Florence 42 km, Siena 38 km, San Casciano 26