ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE, BARBERINO VAL D’ELSA
In a context of majestic green hills of Chianti cultivated with vines and olive trees in a dominant position stands the luxurious villa of about 670 square meters embellished with an ancient tower and surrounded by private land of about 3 hectares of excellent Tuscan olive oil production. The prestigious property is a former convent dating back to the thirteenth century. Its imposing and noble appearance conveys the ancient taste making us relive its origins. The large swimming pool with its panoramic views makes this villa even more a classic dream home.
Easily accessible along a white road well beaten that winds through the hills embellished with rows of vines and olive trees, the property stands on top of a hill.
The attention is immediately captured by the seductive panorama that lets you glimpse the charming Tuscan villages of Barberino Val d’Elsa and San Gimignano.
A sensation of peace and charm is felt upon arrival in the private courtyard of the sumptuous dwelling that develops on two floors around a majestic courtyard.
The idea is that of a small village dwelling as the main house can be divided into three apartments, large living areas, 9 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms in total.
At the same time the villa can be lived entirely as a single residence. The imposing antique wooden door makes the main entrance to the villa prestigious.
Entering the ground floor you are immediately greeted by the majestic courtyard with adjacent a very bright living area, a cozy kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Next to the entrance, a multipurpose room and the cellar.
On a further mezzanine floor there is a fourth bedroom. Going up imposing stairs in antique wood, you reach the second floor consisting of living area, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, one with wardrobe and 2 bathrooms.
Here a large panoramic terrace overlooking the large private garden and the surrounding countryside.
Next to it, a further multipurpose room.
On the second floor, a last prestigious bedroom.
The property includes a former barn of 130 square meters and a charming outbuilding of 60 square meters with large windows, to be used both as an area of leisure and relaxation and as a small apartment with two bedrooms and a bathroom.
The villa is even more enhanced by its private land of 3 hectares planted mainly with olive trees, producing excellent Tuscan oil particularly valuable in these areas. Splashes of color and fruit trees alternate creating moments and environments where you can relax while admiring the horizon.
The swimming pool of 6×12 meters is located in a very favorable position, in the sun and with a 360 degree view, perfect to relax.
Condition and finishes
The villa is typical Tuscan, perfectly and carefully restored in the style of the time. The precious wooden beams of the ceilings, the stone and the ancient cotto of the floors are the protagonists of the peculiar and majestic property, making it unique.
The fireplaces are original like the barrel vaults in the cellar, the access doors and the antique wood furniture. This feeling of antiquity takes us back to the past where life was tied to the land and the atmosphere holds the sense of the distant and fascinating history of this former convent. The large windows illuminate each room with plays of light and views of the endless countryside and its unique patches of color.
The property is suitable as a vacation home for a large family who wants to enjoy the beauty and peace of living in the countryside but at the same time is close to services and the famous Tuscan cities of art. Perfect as an investment in the hospitality sector for foreign clientele looking for moments of idyll and unique and refined experiences that only the Chianti region can offer.
Strategic location for the Florentine hills, visiting the typical wineries and the majestic cities of Siena and Florence. A dominant panoramic position, not isolated, but far from the traffic, immersed in the rolling and relaxing Chianti hills.
The small typical Chianti villages can be reached quickly, such as Barberino Val d’Elsa at only 7 km, Badia a Passignano at 14 km and San Gimignano at 27 km while the cities of Florence and Siena are less than an hour away by car. Florence airport can be reached in just 40 minutes by car.