ITALY, TUSCANY, SIENA, MONTALCINO
Prestigious Montalcino Villa with Pool
Montalcino Villa. This beautiful and impressive property is located a few kilometres from Montalcino above the Via Cassia, the ancient pilgrim route from Siena to Rome. Its pergola covered terrace offers wonderful views across the Val d’Arbia and the vineyards to Montalcino, famous the world over for its wine To the south rises Monte Amiata, a ski resort in the Val d’Orcia and to the north, you can see as far as the campanile of Siena. In the walled town of Buonconvento, (7 kilometres away) there are a good range of services and restaurants as well as is a railway station where you can catch a train to Siena and Florence or south to Rome.
Dating back to the 16th century and renovated between 1995 and 2018, the house was once the summer residence and hunting lodge of the noble Crocchi family. The property comprises a beautiful 10 bedroom, 2 storey villa of 765 sqm and a garage of 42 sqm accessed via a Cypress tree lined drive. It is surrounded by 3.2 hectares of land with a lovely garden and pool, woodland, olive trees, a river and a lake.
On the ground floor, the wine cellars have been converted into large open plan areas connected by archways accommodating the main kitchen, breakfast room, TV room and dining room that opens out onto terraces shaded by vines, wisteria and an ivy covered pergola that runs the length of the house and provides the perfect place for al fresco dining. There is a garden room onto the terrace and 3 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. In addition, there is a workshop, a linen room, a games room and a storage room. The first floor has a large living room with double doors that lead onto the covered loggia with triple arches. It has a marble floor, high ceilings, exposed beams and a large hooded Tuscan fireplace. The kitchen also has an open fire. There is a cloakroom, 7 double bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and a library.
The fenced swimming pool is at the rear of the villa, surrounded by terraces. Beyond is a small park of cypress, oak and Corsican pine trees, a vegetable garden and an orchard. A pathway leads past the terraces of olive trees through 3 hectares of woodland to a river and a small lake at the top of the hill. The villa has a private cypress-lined drive guarded by electric gates, providing security and privacy.
The property has a successful history on the holiday rental market, generating over €90,000 last season.
765 sqm on 2 storeys and garage of 42 sqm
Ground Floor: Living room, TV room, dining room with access to the pergola and outdoor dining area, kitchen, breakfast room, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, linen room, garage of 42 sqm/workshop, storage room.
First Floor: Accessed via an internal and 3 external staircases, living room with access onto a covered loggia, kitchen, library, 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms.
Garden of 2,300 sqm with a pool of 10 m x 5 m (chlorine).
3.2 hectares of land (7.9 acres), of which approx 1 hectare is forest and approx 1 hectare is pasture and arable land.
Access via gravel road of 1.5km.
Parking and garage.
Utilities: Mains water and electricity, LPG heating, partial air conditioning, alarm system, video security, electric gate, lightning protection
Energy Efficiency Class: G.
Distance from services: 4 km.
Distance from main airports: Perugia 106 km, Florence 111 km, Pisa 150 km, Rome 216 km.
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