ITALY, TUSCANY, SIENA, CETONA
Restored Former Monastery with Annexes and Pool
Once a medieval monastery, this wonderful property has been renovated and transformed in to an exclusive villa.
The villa is located at the top of the private hill with panoramic views, a swimming pool, a vineyard, annex and caretaker’s house.
The house was a convent from the 1700s (Sisters Paoline followers of San Francesco) and was renovated in the 1970s, maintaining some characteristics of the ancient era.
With a total area of about 800 sqm, the former monastery covers 7 hectares of land, just 2km from the famous village of Cetona, in the heart of Tuscany. This is a unique and highly sought-after location, with a splendid view of the Tuscan hills. It is located between the enchanting villages of San Casciano dei Bagni, Cetona and Sarteano, immersed in a lush and authentic countryside.
Nearby you can visit beautiful villages such as Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, and other famous thermal villages such as Bagno Vignoni and Bagni San Filippo. The Chiusi Scalo station is about 10km away and the Fiumicino airport is 150km away.
The main body of the property is situated on a hill, surrounded by greenery. The main villa is over 600 sqm and is spread over 3 floors plus an attic and is fully furnished with antique and traditional furniture and and there is extensive use of traditional Tuscan terracotta floors and wooden beams.
5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
2 large living rooms (each with fireplaces)
Large dining room with a table that seats up to 14 people
2 internal kitchens with dining table
External wood burning oven
Annex 1 (40 sqm):
Large double bedroom
Annex 2 – Guardian’s House (160 sqm):
Sitting room with fireplace
Below the Guardian’s house there are two cellars, one of which is very large where there are barrels which used to be used for grappa.
The villa has a large private park that extends on both sides of the hill where the main house is located. The surrounding land is 7 hectares, of which 1.1 hectares are vineyards and olive groves.
Outside the villa there is a terrace with a dining table and great views of the valleys.
The front garden is enclosed by beautiful hedges that allow children to play comfortably a few metres from the house.
Crossing the garden, some stairs lead to the pool, surrounded by the green Tuscan hills.
The property is surrounded by olive groves and vineyards that produce certified DOC (authentic) “Chianti” reds and “Malvasia” and “Trebbiano”. The winery has obtained all three requirements for membership of the producer association of Chianti.
Near the pool is an charming ancient grotto which is lit at night.
The property lends itself perfectly to be used both as a prestigious accommodation and as a private residence.
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