ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE, MONTAIONE
Historic Villa near Florence for Sale
Historic Villa near Florence for Sale. In a fantastic location less than half an hour from Florence, this extensive and magnificent property in Tuscany has a strategic location as well as a rich history.
Built in the 11th century as a military watch tower, it was later enlarged and used as a convent in the 13th century and then as a home by Florentine nobility in the 14th century. Carefully restored in 1983, the property comprises a villa of 1,200 sqm, accessed via a charming paved area (formerly used for threshing) with 37 rooms, including 3 large refurbished apartments with a further apartment still to be completed. The villa retains many original features such as its original beams in oak or chestnut, terracotta floors and stone walls, creating an atmospheric interior which is evocative of its past.
Outside, the ancient portico supported by sandstone columns creates a splendid summer living area with a large terrace with views over the peaks of the Apuan Alps. The sale also includes a hectare of land with an olive grove.
The property is composed as follows:
Apartment 1: Fully restored (500 square metres)
Apartment 2: Fully restored (185 square metres)
Apartment 3: Fully restored (200 square metres)
Apartment 4: Partially restored (115 square metres)
Tinaia: Formerly used for wine preparation, partially restored (56 square metres)
Tavern 1: Partially restored (48 square metres)
Tavern 2: Partially restored ( 28 square metres), external and independent.
Common areas of approx 100 square metres.
Apartment to fully restore (70 sqm)
The property is surrounded by 1 hectare of land with an olive grove.
Large portico / terrace.
Access is via a 500 m country road.
Municipal water, LPG, wifi.
Amenities inc. a restaurant 2 km. Florence can be reached in less than half an hour by car.
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