ITALY, TUSCANY, SIENA, PIENZA
In the heart of the Val d’Orcia, a few kilometres from Pienza, Monticchiello and Montepulciano, in an extremely panoramic position overlooking the Valley, Mount Amiata and the small and characteristic villages, prestigious, ancient and well restored stone farmhouse of about 800 square metres, with internal courtyard and infinity pool.
Pienza is a Renaissance city, birthplace of Pope Pius II, it is probably the most renowned and most important artistic center in the whole Val d’Orcia, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996
All services are less than 10 minutes away by car and places of interest such as Montepulciano, Bagno Vignoni, San Quirico d’Orcia and Montalcino are less than 20km away. Siena is about 55 km away. Chiusi Scalo station is 25 km away, the airports of Florence and Rome are respectively 120 km and 200 km away.
The property consists of an old stone farmhouse with courtyard and various outbuildings including a caretaker’s / guest house, garage and cellar. The main house is on two floors, and consists of a large triple living room with vaulted ceilings, dining room, kitchen, study, two bedrooms each with en suite bathroom, various accesses to outdoor spaces, connecting staircase in travertine on the upper floor where we find a large living room with fireplace that disengages the four bedrooms, two with en suite bathroom and two with shared bathroom.
On the side of the internal courtyard we find a portico with an ancient and original wood-burning oven.
Slightly detached from the main building we find a small farmhouse on two floors and composed of a living room, kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms used as accommodation for the caretaker, and three rooms, two of which used as a garage and one as a cellar.
Adjacent to the swimming pool there is a further annex which needs partial renovation works which could become a small apartment or a small fitness room.
The property is surrounded by a natural and pleasant garden with flowers, tree-lined paths, tall trees and agricultural land for a total of approximately 4 hectares.
The large and characteristic infinity pool is located in an extremely panoramic position overlooking the Val d’Orcia.
With the side portico, the farmhouse creates a pleasant internal courtyard where an ancient well insists and bordered on one side by a stone wall with a central wrought iron gate.
It is possible to purchase additional quantities of land (arable land, wood, olive grove).
Condition and finishes
The manor house is in excellent condition, externally in typical exposed stone, the roof in ancient tiles; internally the floors are in terracotta, the ceilings are partly vaulted with whitewash, partly with beams and bricks like those of the living room on the first floor which have heights of more than 4 metres, a very attractive aspect.
The paving of the courtyard is in stone, the internal stairs in travertine like the window shelves.
Gas central heating, water from the mains/town supply, a small lake for garden irrigation.
Potential for use
This property is suitable both as an important and prestigious country house and as an investment to be used to rent to very demanding tourists.
Keep in mind the possibility of purchasing up to an additional 220 hectares of land surrounding the property, partly arable (120 hectares), olive grove (12 hectares), vineyard (1 hectare), woods (12 hectares), walnut grove (3 hectares), truffles (3 hectares) and the rest pasture.
Within these 220 hectares there is a further building of about 400 square metres, used partly for storage and partly as an oil mill and tasting room, as well as an artificial lake.
Energy Class: G