ITALY, TUSCANY, SIENA, SAN QUIRICO D’ORCIA
Unique Val d’Orcia Village Property for Sale
Val d’Orcia Village Property for Sale. This beautiful and unique property is located on the ancient walls of a charming village to the south of Siena. In the sought after Val d’Orcia area of Tuscany, a UNESCO World heritage site, the region is famed the world over for its stunning landscapes and architecture, culture and gastronomy.
Offering 122 sqm of living space on 3 storeys, the interior features beautiful architectural elements including ‘beccatelli’ (stone corbels) on a wall of the bedroom and open loggias created over the ancient walkways of the old city walls overlooking historic Renaissance gardens dating back to 1575 and designed by Diomede Leoni, a pupil of Michelangelo.
Diomede Leoni was an artist of Cardinal Ferdinando de Medici who was given the land for the gardens by Grand Duke Francis I. The park was designed independently of the manor house, and was planned as a place for travellers to relax, as Diomede Leoni wrote to Ferdinando de ‘Medici.
The property has a wonderful historic atmosphere both inside as well as in the various outdoor areas (shared) of this rare property.
122 sqm on 3 storeys.
Ground floor: Private loggia with vaulted ceiling overlooking the historic Renaissance gardens, 2 rooms and a storeroom with an average height of 3 metres.
First floor: Accessed via an external staircase, entrance/hallway, a small kitchen, a living room, bedroom and bathroom.
Second floor: A bedroom, a utility room where a wc could be, and 2 panoramic loggias which lead to the ancient walkways on the walls.
Loggias and the walkways around 80 sqm overlooking beautiful grounds.
Energy rating G
Central village location within walking distance of amenities.
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