ITALY, TUSCANY, SIENA, PIENZA
Val d’Orcia Abbey for Sale
Val d’Orcia Abbey for Sale. Stunning restored 11th Century Abbey, located in the magnificent World Heritage site of the Val d’Orcia, Tuscany. A post house during the middle ages when the medieval pilgrim route, the Via Francegena, passed through the estate, the property is now a beautiful luxury home, set in the rolling countryside of Pienza, surrounded by olive groves and vines.
Beautifully restored, the former 6 bedroom abbey of 800 sqm has been furnished with style with fine antiques which are included in the sale. The estate also includes a medieval chapel and a guest annex with 2 further bedrooms. Set in 12 hectares of land with a gorgeous rose garden, olive groves and arable land, the property also boasts a stunning 30′ x 40′ marble swimming pool.
800 sqm on 2 storeys.
Ground floor: Entrance into a huge open plan ground floor with vaulted ceilings, medieval stone flooring, an imposing fireplace and columns which divide the space into seating and dining areas with access to the terrace; classic style kitchen and laundry room; double bedroom and bathroom.
First floor: Accessed via a travertine marble staircase or spiral iron staircase, large winter living room and dining area with second kitchen, library and 5 ensuite bedrooms; master suite with sitting area, canopied double bed and ensuite bathroom with a bathtub and shower; double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with a bathtub and shower; double bedroom with ensuite (shared) bathroom with bathtub and shower; twin bedroom sharing above bathroom; loft bedroom with two twin beds and sofa bed, with shower room.
Guest House with living/dining area, kitchen with loggia and terrace and 2 bedrooms, each with ensuite shower rooms.
12 hectares of land with olive groves, vines and arable land.
Manicured gardens of lavender and rosemary hedging, illuminated at night with a stunning green marble swimming pool surrounded by a beautiful rose garden designed by Peter Curzon,
Located in the heart of the highly sought after Val d’Orcia area, just 5 minutes from the village of San Quirico d’Orcia, 10 minutes from Pienza, 15 minutes from Montalcino, 30 minutes from Montepulciano, 40 minutes from Siena, 1 1/2 hrs from Florence and 2 hrs from Rome.
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