ITALY, TUSCANY, PISA, VOLTERRA
Historic Estate with Views Over Volterra
Historic Estate. This elegant and historic estate is located a few km from the picturesque Etruscan town of Volterra. In a hilltop position, the property boasts wonderful views over the town and the surrounding countryside.
The property comprises a restored, 3 storey, 10 bedroom villa that dates back to 1800. There is an annex of 461 sqm divided into 3 apartments (2 of which are in need of finishing) with large former stables on the ground floor that could be renovated to create further accommodation. The sale also includes a 3 storey cellar of 70 sqm with lounge / dining and wine tasting areas ideal for communal dining as well as a consecrated chapel with annexed storage areas to the rear. The buildings are set in 6 hectares of land in total with a well maintained garden of 2 hectares with lovely outdoor areas and a pool. The remainder is arable land and olive groves.
The villa boasts wonderful original features that include frescoed ceilings, brick arches, vaulted ceilings, beamed ceilings and terracotta floors. The property is currently used as a tourist accommodation business with the owners occupying one of the apartments during high season.
407 sqm on 3 storeys.
Ground floor: Entrance, dining-room, large kitchen with fireplace, pantry, double bedroom and 2 bathrooms.
First floor: Accessed via internal staircase, 4 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, double bedroom with separate bathroom, landing with balcony.
Second floor: 4 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, bedroom with external bathroom. All bedrooms on the second floor are supplied with air-conditioning.
Consecrated chapel dating back to 1700 with mausoleum and altar.
Next to the chapel, 2 rooms (94 sqm) currently used as storage that could be converted for a different use.
461 sqm next to main villa.
Divided into 3 apartments with a technical room, cellars and stables that could be renovated on the ground floor.
Apartment 1: Kitchen, sitting-room, bathroom, bedroom, stairs, loft with another bedroom.
Apartment 2 and 3: To be completed.
70 sqm on 3 storeys.
Renovated and used for communal dining and wine tasting, with a large lounge with fireplace, original wine cellar, wine-tasting area, bathroom, kitchen and living-dining area.
6 hectares of land in total.
2 hectares of well maintained garden with a 14 x 7 metre swimming pool, external lights, gazebos and terraces.
4 hectares of olive groves and arable land.
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