ITALY, TUSCANY, PISA, PONTEDERA
Typical Tuscan farmhouse of 400 sqm with 190 sqm barn, beautifully restored and surrounded by an area of 9000 sqm, just 4 km from the town of Pontedera and 2 minutes from the village of Montecastello.
The property includes an outbuilding of 50 sqm and a unusual cellar made of tuff rock.
The main house is currently divided into two units, of 340 sqm and 110 sqm.
The unit of 340 sqm consists of
a large living room with a porch, kitchen, dining room, a large hallway, a room used as a pantry, a study and a bathroom on the ground floor
On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large landing.
The unit of 110 sqm has independent access from the ground floor and consists of a spacious and cosy living room with a large fireplace, kitchen diner with access to the garden, one bedroom, study and one bathroom.
The barn consists of
a large living room with fireplace, a kitchen, an open porch, laundry room with utility room, a study, a bathroom
3 bedrooms, a beautiful terrace with views, two luxury bathrooms and a second roof terrace.
The garden around is the perfect setting frame for these two charming buildings; in the past they were part of the noble Torrigiani Estate. There are also 60 olive trees and a large tank with a capacity of 64,000 cubic metres of water.
The farmhouse and the barn were renovated in 1987 by a skilled and popular architect of the area.
Both the farmhouse the barn are in excellent condition, they have been restored preserving the original features, with particular attention to details and using high quality materials.
Mains gas heating.
Montecastello is just 10 minutes’ walk from the property and 2 minutes by car.
The fortified medieval village of Montecastello is known for its beautiful castle of the Marchese Torrigiani Malaspina, which is situated on top of the hill, overlooking the hilly landscape of central Tuscany.
The Marchese Torrigiani Malaspina still lives in his castle.
Montecastello (200 inhabitants) has a bar, a small grocery store, and a post office. The village is situated in the green Valdera landscape, amongst olive groves, although you are just 25 minutes from Pisa Airport.
The excellent restaurant Osteria Alpaca is just outside the small village, has very good meals, made with organic produce.
Pisa 30 km
Florence 50 km
Coast 40 km
Siena 107 km
Volterra 42 km