ITALY, TUSCANY, FLORENCE
Splendid ancient noble residence, for sale a few kilometres from Florence.
The Villa, built around the year 1600, is surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, a panorama that can be appreciated from the windows of the frescoed halls and the gardens of the villa, one of which is Italian style with the classic essences of this one.
The estate extends on the southern slope of the slopes of Montalbano, in the municipality of Vinci, Leonardo’s homeland, for 230 ha at an altitude ranging from 98 meters, overlooking the city of Vinci, to 642 meters at the highest peak of the chain. located in the Farm.
The property belongs to a noble family, who settled there in the year one thousand, and which has carried out important changes and improvements, up to the present day.
The scrupulous attention to wine has also made the estate stand out, thanks also to the high quality products.
The estate, is located a few kilometres from the main services and from renowned Tuscan cities such as Florence, San Gimignano, Lucca, Pisa, Siena, Viareggio and the sea and Montalcino area.
The property, with its beautiful view of the surrounding countryside, is made up of the main villa and various other buildings and outbuildings (chapel, lemon house, billiards, stables, etc.), and is surrounded by an Italian garden, a park and a dedicated building to hosting business with swimming pool.
The hamlet could be perfect as high-quality tourist accommodation business, thanks to its location, breadth and potential.
The estate, in addition to being a wine and olive growing company, producing the renowned Chianti Montalbano DOCG wine, is used as a location for ceremonies, weddings and various kinds of events.
Type: estate with ancient villa on three levels of approx. 900 sqm, renovated and with restoration works nearing completion, consisting of the offices of the activity, the reception for the hosting business, an apartment or tasting room and a barrel cellar in the basement nearing completion. Near the Villa, there is the medieval building on three levels of approximately 1,085 sqm: the first floor needs renovation works. The building consists of a cellar for winemaking, rooms for bottling, pressing and drying, warehouse, packaging area and service bathrooms. On the other side, we find a tall building of about 600 sqm, composed on the ground floor of a company oil mill, a canteen for employees, a shed for agricultural vehicles, a workshop, a fuel room, goods storage, room for the packaging of oil, and on the first floor a large warehouse for olives with plant for feeding the oil mill. The estate also includes six farms: Farm 1, of about 526 sqm, partially renovated. Farm 2, of about 342 sqm, instead consists of some houses with annexes and has been half renovated. Farm 3 of about 330 sqm, consisting of a single building, divided internally into three apartments and currently used as an Agriturismo with garden and swimming pool. Farm 4 of about 898 sqm, consisting of large buildings, currently used as a shelter for animals and tool shed. Farm 5 of about 488 sqm, located in a panoramic position with a splendid terrace. Building not currently used. Farm 6, former mill currently totally to be restored (ruin). Total square metres of buildings: 7830 sqm .
Condition: manor house in good condition: some maintenance works needed. The winery is in excellent condition, having been recently renovated (2017). The surrounding buildings are instead in variable conditions: we find parts partially restored (farm 1 and farm 2), others to be partially restored or in ruins (farm 4 and farm 5), a ruin (farm 6) and one completely renovated and in use. as an accommodation facility (farm 3).
Land/Garden: 230 hectares (568.342 acres) of land, divided as follows: DOCG and IGT (organic) vineyards, about 2.5 hectares (6.2 acres) of land and with a regret for 70% with the introduction of new clones in 1997; organic DOP and IGP olive grove of over 35 hectares in production (oil mill on the property); wood of about 179.5 hectares (443.5 acres), consisting of coppice, tall trees. A part of the wood (1.5 hectares – 3.70 acres ) is destined to trees specialised in timber; about 10.5 hectares (26 acres) of arable land.
DETAILS ABOUT WINE PRODUCTION
– Vineyard area: 2.5 hectares
– Varieties: Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah, Colorino, Canaiolo and Malvasia Nera
– Year of planting: mostly (70%) replanted in 1997
– Altitude: 200 – 350 msl
– Exposure: South / Southwest
– Density: 4,500 vines / ha
– Average yield: 4.5 tons/ha
– Training: pruned-spur cordon
– Harvesting: manual
– Terrain composition: rocky
– Yearly production: 84.0 hl (= 12,550 bottles)
– Chianti Montalbano DOCG Riserva: 80% Sangiovese, 10% Canaiolo, 10% Malvasia Nera
– Chianti Montalbano DOCG: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Colorino
– Rosso Toscano IGT: 45% Merlot, 45% Syrah, 10% Sangiovese
DETAILS ON OIL PRODUCTION
– Area: 35.0 hectares (7,000 trees)
– Varieties: Leccino, Pendolino, Frantotio e Moraiolo
– Altitude: 200 – 250 m asl
– Average yield: 3.6 tons / ha
Yearly production: 20.2 q (= 24,000 bottles)
Swimming pool: present.
Distance from services: 4 km.
Distance from main airports: Florence 49 km, Pisa 60 km, Bologna 132 km.
Gravel road: not present.
Utilities: phoneline l wifi l LPG heating l well for irrigation l mains water + wells l mains electricity
Energy Efficiency Rating: G