ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE
Elegant Liberty villa for sale with private garden on the outskirts of the historic center of Florence. The villa on 4 levels beyond the tower that rises high up needs substantial renovation, but still maintains all the charm of the period in which it was built, from the floors to the important staircase.
In a great position – just outside the historic center of Florence with its Renaissance monuments and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, a destination for tourists from all over the world and subsequently in extreme proximity to all the services necessary for daily life of the family – schools, supermarkets and others. A five-minute walk away is situated the huge Cascine Park which offers various types of outdoor fun for young and old.
A beautiful Art Nouveau villa that stands majestically in one of main transit road of Florence, set slightly back from this road and protected by its garden and its high gate, still retaining its charm and typical features of the period in which it was built.
A stone staircase delimited by stone balustrades leads into the house that welcomes us with a huge entrance hall with a beautiful marble staircase at the bottom that leads up to first floor.
Around this entrance several rooms are located. Dining area on the right with kitchen, dining room and bathroom for guests; a sitting area and a large study on the left.
On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a covered terrace.
On the third floor several rooms and on the very top the covered turret with a roof height up to 4.5 meters.
In the semi-basement floor, with access both from inside villa and directly from the outside, is divided into numerous rooms with windows and with a height that allows the creation of habitable spaces.
State and finishes
Although the villa still maintains distinctive features of the “belle epoque”, the period in which it was built, such as coffered ceilings, decorations on the walls, railings of the staircase leading to the first floor in wrought iron with decorations testifying the ability of famous Florentine artisans, ashlar tiles that cover the external walls of the villa and many others, it requires substantial internal and external restoration work.
The garden of about 1,000 sqm isolates and protects the villa from nearby buildings as well as from the busy road.
In a corner of the garden there is a small building that has a garage on the ground floor and a storage room on the first floor with external access staircase.
A perfect villa as a representative office of an important company or as a consular office or it can become a home for a large family at the gates of the historic center of Florence.