ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE, SAN CASCIANO VAL DI PESA
12th century castle of rare beauty near San Casciano Val di Pesa just 14 km from Florence, with 53 rooms, land of about 4 hectares, Italian garden and swimming pool.
This historic property is perfectly maintained, and has a wonderful atmosphere.
San Casciano Val di Pesa is part of the Classico del Chianti sub-zone and is an area renowned for the production of its wines, extra virgin olive oil, and agricultural products in general. Just half an hour by car from Florence and in a strategic point for enjoying high quality food and wine tours.
Driving along a secondary road slightly uphill you reach the castle and are immediately enraptured by the extraordinary beauty that surrounds you. The imposing structure has two levels in addition to the ancient tower. Through a walkway between two stone walls you reach the large atrium characterized by high ceilings and large spaces.
On the ground floor are a succession of very large halls, large rooms characterized by beautiful old fireplaces and the impressive kitchen, very practical for organizing parties and events.
In the sleeping area, there are 15 beautiful suites all with private bathrooms, and from the windows there are views of the surrounding countryside, cultivated with olive trees and vines.
On the second floor there are apartments with large living area, kitchen and two comfortable and elegant double bedrooms with two bathrooms.
Condition and Finishes
The castle is perfect both internally and externally thanks to the constant maintenance by the owners who with care and love have preserved the history and original features of the property.
The ceilings are vaulted, ancient stone capitals and large fireplaces embellish the property. The floors are in antique terracotta, the windows in wood as are the original interior doors. Outside there is terracotta paving, while around the pool a well-kept green lawn makes the relaxation area very hospitable.
The castle is immersed in private land of about 4 hectares. Around the historic house you can appreciate a beautiful Italian lawn and an outdoor courtyard where you can easily park several cars.
The patio overlooking the ground floor is very romantic, as is the loggia on the first floor where you can spend moments of complete relaxation.
The castle lends itself to be lived by a family which wants to live in a refined, elegant and historic environment. It would equally be a wonderful luxury boutique hotel which can accommodate a high-level and demanding clientele.