ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE, REGGELLO
Leopoldina Villa near Florence with 3 Hectares
Leopoldina Villa. This beautiful villa is situated around 25 km from Florence, in a hilly location surrounded by the Tuscan countryside. Conveniently accessible and not too isolated, the property is just 2 km from the nearest town, while Reggello (8 km) is 10 minutes’ drive away and Florence (25 km) around half an hour away. The nearest airport is Florence, 56 km away (less than an hour’s drive).
The villa was built in the 1800s, by order of the Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo I di Lorena. It measures around 470 sqm in total, over 3 floors, plus a 19 sqm loggia, a 22 sqm cellar requiring restoration and a 45 sqm basement storeroom with the old barn above it, also requiring restoration. The house is surrounded by 2.9 hectares of land with a garden, olive grove and woodland.
Following recent restoration, the villa has retained its original architectural features and boasts brick and tile floors, grey sandstone stairs and doorsteps, ceilings with exposed beams, brick arches, vaulted galleries and beautiful grey sandstone fireplaces.
Currently divided into 3 apartments, one on the ground floor and 2 on the first floor.
Apartment with access from the left side of the front porch comprising a large living room with grey sandstone fireplace (in the area where the stables used to be), kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
There is a communal area for the 3 apartments which is also accessible from the front porch, but on the right side, which comprises a dining room/recreation room with fireplace, another sitting room and a bathroom.
Apartment on 2 floors with a spacious living room with large grey sandstone fireplace, kitchenette, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and, on the top floor, another attractive bedroom which has a view of the whole Valdarno valley.
Apartment, on one floor, with a cosy living room with arched doorways and windows, kitchen with small grey sandstone fireplace, 2 spacious bedrooms and a bathroom.
Outside there is a small building used as a cellar, measuring 22 sqm in total and another building, at basement level, used as a storeroom with the old barn above it. Both these buildings require restoration.
2.9 hectares of private land with the area around the villa used as a garden and the rest with olive grove and woodland.
Nearest village 2 Km, Reggello 8 Km, Florence 25 Km, Arezzo 62 Km, Tyrrhenian Sea 130 Km, Lake Trasimeno 100 Km, Florence Airport 56 Km, motorway 16 Km.
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