ITALY, TUSCANY, SIENA, SAN QUIRICO D’ORCIA
Val d’Orcia Townhouse for Sale with Terrace
Val d’Orcia Townhouse for Sale. In the historic centre of San Quirico in the beautiful Val d’Orcia area of Tuscany, this unique 4 storey property is within walking distance of all the shops, restaurants, bars and cultural attractions the town has to offer. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Val d’Orcia is known for its beautiful landscapes and enchanting hill top towns and villages, all of which are easily accessible from the property.
Rich in history and charm, the property was built in 1000 AD, became a nunnery in 1400 and was then converted into the courthouse. Today it offers 280 sqm of living space on 4 storeys with 5 bedrooms, a garage and a wonderful roof terrace in a small tower at the top of the house with superb views over the roof tops and the countryside.
The careful renovation has maintained and restored the ancient atmosphere of the house, uncovering an ancient well where they found decorated ceramic vessels, bronze coins and other artefacts. The cellar, with its original terracotta tiles, is still used for the storage of wines. In the living room there is a column used to support the holy pilgrim statue carved in 1000 AD. The beautiful fireplace dates back to 1700. Today, the kitchen is bespoke Italian design. The bathroom has tile and granite flooring, Duravit sanitary ware designed by Philip Starck and lights by Ingo Maurer. 2 bedrooms have air conditioning.
280 sqm on 4 storeys.
Ground floor: Entrance.
First floor: Large living room with fireplace, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom.
Second floor: 4 bedrooms, bathroom with bath, wc, utility room, sitting room.
Third floor : Terrace.
Panoramic roof terrace.
Distance from services:
Distance from main airports:
Florence 120 km, Perugia 95 km, Pisa 165 km , Bologna 215 km , Rome 220 km.
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