ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE, LASTRA A SIGNA
Once the gatehouse of the adjacent Medici villa, this delightful property offers the best of all worlds with a charming medieval town within walking distance, trains to Florence within 6 km and the Renaissance city itself only 20 km away.
Accessed via a short track through its own olive grove, the house sits in 3.7 hectares of garden, olive grove and woodland.
There is parking below the house.
A pool of 12 x 6 m sits on a lawn in front of the house.
The house has recently undergone improvement works to provide a new insulated roof, new windows and a consequent upgrade in energy savings.
The accommodation on 2 floors, comprises an entrance hall, a small room with bathroom suitable for staff, guests or as a utility room, a large kitchen with fireplace, stairs down to the spacious living area with cosy adjacent dining room.
Doors lead out on the rear patio with dining pergola and fountain.
From the living room, stairs lead up to the hallway that opens out on to a loggia-type room open to the garden which is a wonderful all-year-round, multi-purpose space.
The original pietra serena stairs lead up to the first floor with 4 bedrooms with bathrooms. The main bedroom has a fireplace.
Accessed from the garden there is a laundry and technical room.
An annexe sits below the house and could be converted or become a useful storage area and there is a pool house for furniture and use as a changing room.
Mains water, mains gas central heating.
Florence 22 km
Pisa airport 60 km