Former Watch Tower near Volterra for Sale

Large beautifully restored former watch tower between Volterra and San Gimignano divided into 4 apartments with a superb pool and views.

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  • Ref #: V5118M-X 
  • Price: €1,450,000 
  • Address: Volterra, Tuscany 
  • Location Type: Rural 
  • Bedrooms: 12 
  • Bathrooms:
  • Condition: restored 
  • Property size: 850 sqm 
  • Land size: 1 hectare 
  • With a pool:
  • Within 1 hour of an airport:
  • Already a rental property:
  • Has annex/es:

Property Feature

  • 1 hectare
  • 4 apartments
  • beams
  • Butresses
  • character property
  • cotto floors
  • farmhouse
  • Garden
  • original features
  • Parking
  • Pool
  • Stone walls
  • Views
  • Watch tower


Former Watch Tower near Volterra for Sale

Former Watch Tower near Volterra for Sale.  In a panoramic position, between Volterra and San Gimignano, this wonderful restored property enjoys a strategic location with superb views and good access to the attractions of Tuscany.

Originally an ancient watch tower, the property provides 820 sqm of living space on 3 storeys, currently divided into 4 apartments with a total of 12 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms.   Set within 1 hectare of land, it also has a wonderful swimming pool with amazing views over the landscape and the village of Casole d’Elsa.

Restored in keeping with its historic origins, the house features cross-vaulted and beamed ceilings, terracotta floors and thick stone walls, the original buttresses, which are testimony to the building’s past.


820 sqm divided into 4 units.

Owner’s Apartment:

Ground floor:  Large kitchen / diner with stunning cross-vaulted ceilings, living-room with fireplace, bathroom, laundry area and boiler room.

First floor:  Accessed via internal staircase, 3 bedrooms, a study (of further bedroom) and bathroom with under floor heating.

Second Apartment:

Ground floor:  Independent access from the garden and terrace, kitchen/dining-room.

First floor:  Accessed by internal wooden staircase, 5 good size bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

Third Apartment:

First floor:  With independent access from the loggia with garage underneath, cosy living-room with Tuscan fireplace, rustic built-in kitchen, bathroom.

Second floor:  Accessed via internal staircase, sitting-room, 3 bedrooms and bathroom.

Fourth Apartment:

55 sqm open plan studio apartment with bathroom.

On the ground floor there is additional space which could be used to extend the habitable living space of the property.

External Areas:

1 hectare of land.

Garden with several terraces.

Panoramic swimming pool of 20 x 4 metres with equipment storage room, large sun deck and loggia with wood burning oven.

Access via a private road in good condition.


All utilities are connected with mains water and electricity, LPG heating, solar panels and internet.

Energy Class:  D


Volterra 10 km; San Gimignano 20 km; Siena 45 km; Pisa International airport 70 km, Castelfalfi gold course 25 km; beaches 50 km.

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