ITALY, TUSCANY, PISA, VOLTERRA
In the unspoiled Volterra countryside, only 4 km from the town centre and shops, this beautiful farmhouse comes with a guest house and little chapel.
The property is easily accessed by a 4 km paved road, and it’s only one hour from Siena, 1 hour and 10 minutes from Pisa international airport, 50 minutes from the beaches and an hour and a half an hour from Florence.
The main farmhouse is on two floors for a total of 450 sqm.
The ground floor is composed of: a large living room with fireplace, characterized by amazing cross-vaulted ceilings, a kitchen with direct access out to the loggia where you can enjoy outdoor meals. The ground floor is completed by a cloakroom.
The first floor, accessible both from inside and outside, comprises a second kitchen, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with showers.
From one of the bedrooms it is possible to reach the attic space where there is an additional bedroom with bathroom.
On the ground floor there is also a wonderful cellar with amazing vaulted ceilings where the you can taste the local wines, olive oil and vegetables which are produced on the property.
A few meters from the main farmhouse there is a two storey guest house which comprises 2 apartments, one on the ground floor and one on the first floor, both with independent entrances.
Each unit consists of a living room with kitchen area, a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a bathroom with shower.
The ground floor apartment is equipped for disabled people.
All bedrooms have air conditioning and all bathrooms are news with glass shower cubicles and resin shower trays.
The house has been tastefully renovated with high quality materials and furnished with elegant antiques.
Outside there is a wood-burning oven, a large barbecue, a ping-pong table and several shady places such as 2 porticos and a charming pergola covered by a vine.
The property has a 4 hectare park with a lovely garden, adorned by cypresses, herbs, a vegetable garden and sitting areas, where you can relax and enjoy the view over the surrounding hills, olive trees and a vineyard with red wine production (San Giovese) and white wine (Vermentino).
On the land there are 2 water springs and a good sized parking area, partly covered, for 3 cars.
The saltwater swimming pool is situated in the nicest point of the property and has great views. It is completely fenced by hedges and is accessed by 2 gates. It is 1.5 meters deep (deepest point) and measures 4 x 11 m. There are Roman steps and a pvc liner. The swimming pool is well lit by the outside and indoor lights, so it’s possible to enjoy swimming even at night.
The garden area around the swimming pool is well equipped with sunbeds, umbrellas, tables and chairs and 2 showers.
On the property there is a charming consecrated chapel where it’s possible to celebrate ceremonies.
The view from the property is simply breathtaking. It’s a little paradise in the hills but at the same time close to all services. It’s a perfect solution as permanent residence for a large family or to be run as holiday accommodation.
Energy Class: F. Energy performance index: 243.7 Kwh/m2 p.a.