ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE
Prestigious Medici villa with Italian garden in the hills of Florence, with fantastic views.
A cypress-lined avenue leads to the majestic 14th-century villa of extraordinary historical, architectural and artistic interest, totaling 1300 sqm.
It has 9 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms and is spread over 3 levels, and a convenient elevator connecting each floor.
Since the Renaissance until contemporary times, the mansion has been lived in by historical and illustrious figures and celebrities. Making the biggest impact were the Medici, adorning the garden with statues and complex water features, commissioning the best painters and craftsmen of the time.
You can still see the original coats of arms and names in various forms of the renowned Florentine family in multiple places on the property.
The large frescoed entrance hall leads to the annexe on the left, while on the right is the large kitchen with access to the garden and rooms.
Continuing along the corridor you reach the incredible main hall with very high vaulted ceiling and a large fireplace, majestic reception rooms with coffered ceilings, a refined dining room and charming kitchen as well as a laundry room and service bathrooms.
There is also a study and other rooms with timeless beauty.
One of the finest parts of the villa is the family chapel with vaulted ceiling and frescoed sacristy.
Also, a winter garden and a large independent studio with bathroom, kitchenette and open view of the garden.
The upper floor houses the sleeping area with five decorated bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, including a principal bedroom, in addition to the large loggia and an independent guest apartment.
The basement floor houses the ancient underground baths with their nymphaeum decorated with precious statues and fountains in addition to a wellness area with sauna, Turkish bath, tub and Jacuzzi.
The Medici villa is immersed in its hectare of grounds with 8000 sqm of olive grove and 2000 sqm of splendid terraced Italian garden embellished with fountains, statues, flowering shrubs and terracotta decorations.
The facades are characterized by an imposing columned loggia and panoramic terraces overlooking the majestic garden with enchanting views of Florence. Finally, a typical lemon house housing more than 30 lemon trees and a convenient covered garage.
Condition and finishes
The beautifully maintained villa offers splendid original period details and many of these, such as frescoes, splendid coffered ceilings and terracotta floors have been meticulously preserved. It represents a true testament to history and is in fact protected by the Fine Arts Heritage Board.
The villa is a true dream home, with its neat garden, perfectly preserved features and modern facilities.
The villa is located a few kilometers from the historical center of the city of Florence, immersed in the greenery of its hills.