ITALY, TUSCANY, PISA, VOLTERRA
Historic Tuscan Villa for Sale near Volterra
PLEASE NOTE, SUBSTANTIAL RESTORATION IS REQUIRED HERE, WHICH MAY COST IN THE REGION OF €1 MILLION.
Historic Tuscan Villa for Sale. This majestic 17th century property is located near Volterra, 4km from a village, 20 minutes from the Castelfalfi Golf Club, and 30 minutes from the sea. It takes less than an hour to reach Pisa International Airport.
The property provides approximately 1,000 square metres of floor area and includes the prestigious main villa of 700 sqm, the housekeeper’s house of 100 sqm and the barn of 120 sqm. The main villa has ancient and original furniture and frescoes. The property includes 11 hectares (approx 25 acres) of land, 6 hectares of which is planted with fruit and olive trees. There is also a gorgeous swimming pool with stunning views.
The villa was originally owned by the Church and was the residence of the bishop who ordered the building up of a small chapel. In the 1950’s the property was bought by a noble family and it has also been home to famous film directors.
The property’s size and location offer lots of potential as it can be used as a prestigious home, or as a holiday home. Restoration is needed as nothing major has been done for many years. Roof repairs, new systems (electrics/plumbing/heating) and new bathrooms are advised. The furniture is not included.
700 sqm on 3 storeys.
It consists of: 8 en-suite bedrooms; a fabulous frescoed living room; 2 stunning living rooms with vaulted ceilings; a large dining room; 2 storerooms; a covered terrace; a playroom with bathroom and an additional 2 bathrooms. In the basement: large kitchen with fireplace and cross-vaulted ceilings; the cellars; garage and bathroom. An internal staircase leads to the mezzanine floor which comprises a study and double bedroom with en-suite bathroom.
House keeper’s house.
In need of renovation.
The villa is set in a huge 11 hectare park with swimming pool and two lovely and characteristic tree-lined paths. From the swimming pool there is a stunning panoramic view across the rolling Tuscan hills. The land consists of olive grove, arable land and fruit trees. The property is easily accessible from the main road, but at the same time is immersed in the heart of unspoiled countryside.
Nearest village 4km, under an hour’s drive to Pisa airport.
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