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Magliano in Toscana
700 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> The property which dates back to 931 is a true castle boasting immaculately restored original features throughout. Entered from the one of two main entrances one is immediately struck by the grandeur of the spaces and the overwhelming sense of history. <br /> <br /> The castle offers a location with absolute tranquility and its elevated position ensures wonderful views across the valley. Being nestled into the hillside alongside a medieval village also provides a sense of security as well as the possibility to enjoy a glass of wine in the village's bar.<br /> <br /> In total the castle provides 700 sq.m of floor area; though the grandeur of the rooms is immediately apparent the layout and size work perfectly as a private home whilst also offering the possibility to run the property as a boutique hotel.<br /> <br /> To the ground and first floor of the castle one finds various reception rooms with elegant high ceilings, impressive fireplaces and a wealth of original features. The rooms are of various sizes, some more intimate for use as a study or library, others larger and suitable for entertaining. The large kitchen is equipped with a range of appliances and is centred around the main dining table. The kitchen also opens onto the panoramic terrace for outdoor dining during the summer months.<br /> <br /> In total there are five principal bedrooms with en suite bathrooms plus several smaller rooms which could be used as single bedrooms or for storage.<br /> <br /> The layout of the castle is centred around the tower with a imposing stone stairway connecting the various levels of the structure to then access the viewing terrace. <br /> <br /> The grounds of the castle cover 3 hectares providing open parkland and lawns, a swimming pool and terraces of olive groves leading down the hillside. The grounds are fully fenced with access via a main gate where parking and garaging is also provided.<br /> <br /> In addition to the main castle there is also a charming two storey restored cottage providing one bedroom, one bathroom and open plan living room. <br /> <br /> There is also a structure alongside the castle that was previously a chapel has been converted into stunning open plan studio with mezzanine <br /> <br /> Another unrestored stone annex has potential to made into a guest house or games room.<br /> <br /> For a greater range of services Gaiole-in-Chianti can be reached in under 5 minutes, Radda-in-Chianti in under 10 minutes, Siena in 35 minutes and Florence in 1 hour.
1180 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> An elegant and exclusive boutique hotel located in the heart of Tuscany near Montalcino and Siena. The late renaissance building has been recently restored and has maintained its unique character with red brick, original oak beams and roof, and terracotta floors. <br /> <br /> There are 10 rooms in the hotel, each one offering a unique design style with great attention to detail. The Foyer is the entrance to the hotel, leading to the reception area, bar, cantina and sitting room. There is a large restaurant with professional kitchens to accommodate all guests with a wonderful courtyard to enjoy meals outdoors. <br /> <br /> In addition to the guest rooms there is a staff apartment, office, and a control room for centralized heating and lighting, etc. The original 15th century staircase leads to all floors as well as an elevator for added convenience. <br /> <br /> The beautifully landscaped grounds are surrounded by 3 hectares, including an Italian garden. The gorgeous swimming pool is enhanced by a relaxing area, pergolas, and an outdoor bar area. There is extensive woodland embracing the natural beauty of the Val d'Orcia area.
400 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> Well restored country residence dating back to 1856, located only 3 minutes from the traditional and well served town of Citta della Pieve on the border of Tuscany and Umbria. Completely restored in the 1990's, this beautiful stone and brick building is positioned at one of the highest points in the area approximately 4000 m above sea level, ensuring breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and towns.<br /> <br /> The main house is a traditionally restored farmhouse with wooden ceiling beams, and &#34;cotto&#34; flooring on two floors. The ground floor consists of a reception hall, spacious living room with large fireplace, study, dining room with antique fireplace, kitchen, bathroom, storeroom and laundry room. To the first floor one finds an additional living room and five bedrooms served by two bathrooms.<br /> <br /> To complete the property there is a garage, wood oven, 3 ex stables now used as storage and a 20 sq.m antique rock cellar carved into the property grounds. <br /> <br /> The property is situated on 6 hectares of land which include over 350 fully productive olives trees, 2.5 hectares of cultivated land, 2.5 hectares of woodland and 400 sq.m of vegetable garden as well as vast lawns surrounding the entire property which are fully fenced. Other outdoor facilities include a large pool (20 x 8m), tennis court, bowling green, changing room with bathroom and barbeque area.<br /> <br /> Located in the province of Perugia, only 3 minutes by car from the medieval town of Citt&#224; della Pieve which dominates the Valdichiana Valley and Lake of Trasimeno, bordering Umbria, Tuscany and not far from Lazio. The property is located 12 km from the motorway exit, making the property easy to reach from Pisa, Florence and Rome. 1 hour 30 to Florence, 2 hours to Rome and Pisa.
Magliano in Toscana
500 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> This property consists of a large main house, a guest house, a custodian or staff apartment, independent garage and 2 hectares of land, the majority of which is an olive grove. The sought after location enjoys both Chianti countryside and is in close vicinity to Florence.<br /> <br /> The main house has been restored by the current owners in the 1990's and is a typical Chianti farmhouse built using local stone on solid foundations and dates back at least 150 years. During restoration considerable effort was made to retain original features and characteristics such as hand crafted stone sinks, hard wood beamed ceilings and cotto flooring. The house offers approximately 500 sq.m of floor space consisting of 7 double bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. The original lay out has been modified by the current owners to create two separate living areas each with its own kitchen, to suit their extended family situation. The property is still connected internally and all areas may be accessed without going outside, however both areas enjoy privacy and can be made securely separate by simply closing and locking a door. The interiors of the property have been finished to a high level of quality which is apparent throughout. Blending more modern materials such as parquet flooring with more traditional materials such as stone antique fireplaces give the property an authentic yet contemporary feel. Both kitchens were custom made and fitted and some of the bathrooms feature marble his/her sinks and shower basins. The ground floor of the main farmhouse has multiple access points which also create a lot of natural light inside.<br /> <br /> The guesthouse is situated adjacent to the main farmhouse is a two floor stone barn (110 sq.m floor space ) which has been converted into a studio apartment on the first floor and garage/storage area on the ground floor. The lower floor could be easily connected to the first floor to make a unified habitation with at least two bedrooms.<br /> <br /> There is a small studio apartment (28 sq.m) built for a custodian or staff located a short distance from the main house.<br /> <br /> There are approximately 2 hectars of gardens and grounds included in the sale of this property. The property is surrounded by a gardens and various patio's and terraces. The lower garden extends down into the olive groves with approximately 300 trees<br /> <br /> The location of this beautiful Chianti farmhouse is one of the main positive aspects of the property. There are beautiful views of the surrounding countryside consisting of vineyards and olive groves. Situated on the outskirts of a quiet residential village between Florence and one of the main Chianti towns, the property offers the peace and tranquility of the countryside and the convenience of being close to a big city. Florence, the birthplace of the renaissance and one of the worlds most beautiful cities.
850 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> Situated between Siena and San Gimignano, this converted Monastery sits on a hilltop position dominating the surrounding landscape. The property has become part of this timeless landscape as it has been here for over a thousand years.<br /> <br /> The main building has been converted into 13 self-contained apartments, offering a total of 16 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms, including living rooms and kitchenettes. The property measures approx. 812 sq.m in total.<br /> <br /> The church, situated in the west wing, is still used to celebrate ceremonies, and the property is often used as a location for weddings and prestigious events.<br /> <br /> Within the grounds there is also an annex used as storage and staff quarters, measuring 89 sq.m, and a wine cellar. <br /> <br /> The property has been immaculately restored, retaining traditional materials where possible. The recent restoration has been carried out to a high level with great care and attention to preserve the traditional Tuscan style and abundance of original features. Original terracotta floor tiles, stones and wooden beams have been kept where possible. The style may be described as typical Tuscan rustic country house, and even though the ceilings and floors have been dismantled, refurbished and restored, the property still emits an age old ambience reflecting true Tuscan architecture.<br /> <br /> The property is surrounded by a total of 18 hectares of land, which consists of Chianti di Colli Senesi vines and olive groves. Charming gardens with lawns, flower beds and hedged pathways leads to the pool area.<br /> <br /> The estate is located in the heart Tuscany, 10 minutes from Siena, 20 minutes from San Gimignano, 53 km from Florence, 79 km from the coasts, and it offers wonderful views over the Tuscan countryside and the scenic Castle of Monteriggioni. For these reasons the Monastero Frangiceno offers a unique opportunity to ascertain a real piece of history as well a great opportunity for those looking to invest in a hospitality business of distinction.
Baja Sardinia
180 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> Villa Costa, built in 2009, is located in a privileged position, just 500 metres from the beach of Costa Rei.<br /> <br /> The property has been designed for Mediterranean living and the internal spaces open fluidly to the terraces, garden and pool. Features include high ceilings, light colours giving a bright, spacious feel to the residence, and each bedroom and bathroom have sophisticated bespoke Italian design. The quality stone work gives a timeless classic feel to the property, while terraces and verandas provide ample areas for dining and relaxation.<br /> <br /> The villa is fully furnished and comprises a spacious entrance hall, reception room, dining area, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and ample covered terraces in the garden. The house benefits from a cooling and heating system. It is accessed via private gates and has a walled garden and is located within the grounds of a small and exclusive resort, with use of resort facilities, such as a restaurant, housekeeper and cleaning service, spa and year round security.<br /> <br /> Costa Rei is on the southeast coast of Sardinia, just an hour's drive from the capital city of Cagliari and its international airport. It is framed by a backdrop of mountains and has a well serviced marina in Villasimius, just a ten minute drive along the coast. There are golfing facilities in the area, and beaches that are among the world's finest.
400 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> This restored Tuscan farmhouse stands in panoramic position located on a hilltop in the Crete Senesi, near Rapolano Terme, in the province of Siena, surrounded by 20 hectares of olive groves and woodland.<br /> <br /> Built in the traditional rural Tuscan style, the stone farmhouse features exposed wood beamed ceilings and is furnished with ancient furniture. The property has been recently restored to a high standard maintainig traditional features and using local high quality materials. <br /> <br /> One enters the property into the ground floor entrance hall which leads into the living room where one finds an attractive fireplace. To this floor there is also a dining room with French doors opening onto the courtyard, the kitchen, the laundry room and a double bedroom with en suite bathroom. Also on this floor there is a pantry which could be converted into a service bathroom.<br /> <br /> On the first floor there is a second living room with fireplace, three further double bedrooms, all with en suite bathroom facilities. <br /> <br /> A well maintained garden sweeps around the property with olive groves and aromatic plants and an attractive stone path which leads to the private swimming pool.<br /> <br /> The stone courtyard which leads off the dining room is an ideal location for open air living and dining during the summer months. <br /> <br /> The property is located within easy reach of a range of services. Just 2.5km from the house one finds basic services with a wider range of services in Monte San Savino which is 10km away. within 30 minutes one can also be in the principal towns and cities of Siena and Arezzo and just over one hour to Florence airport and 2 hours to Pisa airport.
Magliano in Toscana
470 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> Prestigious Tuscan estate located in the sought after Val d'Arno area close to the celebrated Il Palagio park and 30 minutes south of Florence. The estate comprises of 26 hectares of working farm, a lake, manor house, staff and guest accommodation as well as manicured gardens and a swimming pool. A Tuscan residence ideal as a single residence or as a business property to generate income.<br /> <br /> The main house is the grand manor house with its historic structure, approached across a charming cobbled courtyard. Dating back approximately 1000 years the house boasts a wealth of beautifully maintained original features including antique terracotta floors, pietra serena stairs and door surrounds and impressive fireplaces. The principle accommodation in the main house is spread over two floors totalling 470 sq.m of floor area with spacious rooms around a symmetrical layout. The reception rooms on the ground floor flow from one to another through vaulted ceilings and arches with French windows opening onto the front lawn. To the first floor one finds four bedrooms with en suite bathrooms around a library/study. The interiors of the house have been maintained to an excellent standard with high quality fixtures and fittings alongside wonderful antique features. Panoramic views across the Arno Valley can be enjoyed from all the rooms to the front of the Tuscan Manor and from the sweeping gardens. <br /> <br /> To the basement one finds extensive cellars currently used for storage but offering the possibility to create further rooms such as a wine tasting room or games room. <br /><br /><strong>There</strong> <strong>are</strong> <strong>a</strong> <strong>further</strong> <strong>5</strong> <strong>other</strong> <strong>residences</strong> <strong>on</strong> <strong>the</strong> <strong>estate:</strong> <strong></strong> 1. Staff apartment adjoining the main house of approximately 66 sq.m <br /> <br /> 2. Newly restored 3 bedroom guest house. Located opposite the main house with approximately 245 sq.m<br /> <br /> 3. Second guest house with 2 bedroom with its own private access. <br /><br /><strong>4.</strong> <strong>Gardeners</strong> <strong>house</strong> <strong></strong> 5. residence split into 3 separate small apartments (1 x 1 bed apartment. 2 x 2 bed apartments)<br /> <br /> The estate covers 26 hectares and is a working farm of a significant standing in the area. There are extensive olive groves as well as arable land and woodland. <br /> <br /> Irrigation is provided by the estate's lake which also makes an attractive feature and a key element of the wonderful views to the north of the estate. <br /> <br /> Extensive lawns sweep around the front and rear of the manor house punctuated by wonderful mature trees such as cypress, oaks and fruit trees. Within the rear garden one finds the large swimming pool.. <br /> <br /> Located just 5 minutes from the town of Figline one enjoys easy access to the town's services and train station (twenty minutes by rail to central Florence). The motorway exit of the A1 is also under ten minutes from the property so Florence, Milan, Pisa and Rome can be access quickly. <br /> <br /> To the west of the property one enters the rolling hills of the Chianti where numerous historic towns with their cultural attractions can be found and award winning restaurants enjoyed.
Magliano in Toscana
1042 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> The Villa Campanile is a truly unique opportunity to acquire a traditional Tuscan property surrounded by olive groves within just a few minutes of the centre of Florence. Approached from the road running between Florence and Fiesole, one enters by private drive with security gates and is immediately struck by the tranquility of the setting, nestled into sweeping hillside, with attractive views through the valley. <br /> <br /> The layout provides large flowing reception rooms and well distributed bedrooms and guest accommodation. In addition there are extensive cellars and service quarters as well as the potential to create further accommodation/reception rooms. The quality of the materials and finishes is of the highest standard and maintained in immaculate condition, as well as and in keeping with houses and villas across Tuscany, features such as pietra serena stairs, terracotta floors from Impruneta, chestnut beams and doors and exposed brick vaulted ceilings. Inside and out the property has been maintained in immaculate condition. <br /> <br /> In total there are 1052 sq.m of floor area spread over three floors. The rooms on the garden floor are particularly impressive, centered around the main reception room with mezzanine level, 114 sq.m of floor area, double height ceiling and floor to ceiling windows leading onto panoramic terraces. All four bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and large closets. In addition to the bedrooms in the main body of the house there is a separate guest apartment with entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and two bathrooms. The lower level has a large study room and office area as well as extensive cellars, garage and service apartment. <br /> <br /> The grounds surrounding the property cover almost 2 hectares and include a tennis court, a limonaia and two small storerooms. Should one wish there would be no problem adding a swimming pool. For outside living and dining during the summer months one can choose from the pergola leading off the kitchen, terracing leading off the principal reception rooms on the garden level and a terrace leading off the lower ground floor. There is also two parking areas suitable for several cars. <br /> <br /> The location of the property is truly unique, just 5 minutes from Fiesole centre and 10 minutes from the centre of the Florence. Though positioned on a hillside famous for its villas one enjoys the utmost privacy with no neighbouring properties overlooking the grounds or house itself.
1700 m²
<strong></strong> <strong></strong> This impressive villa provides an excellent investment opportunity to own an historic Tuscan residence and generate income from the high quality rental apartments. With origins dating back to the 15th century this majestic structure was a noble residence and Papal seat for centuries until the 1980's. It has now been immaculately restored to create 11 apartments, a private chapel, restaurant and recreation areas such as the swimming pool. Views from the villa stretch across the rolling hills of Tuscany with the glistening coast in the distance.<br /> <br /> There are 1700 sq.m of floor area spread across the main villa and adjacent two storey building.<br /> <br /> One enters the villa into a grand hallway with imposing wooden staircase connecting the three storeys of the property. The ground floor of the villa provides impressive reception rooms for communal use including the original chapel which remains consecrated. The front 'saloni' give access to the grounds, and the cellar rooms could provide further facilities if restored. There is also a one bedroom apartment. <br /> <br /> On the first floor there are 5 individual apartments, all enjoying a spacious reception room and high quality bathrooms with marble finishes.<br /> <br /> The second floor has a further 6 apartments, several of which have charming beamed ceilings. Though the property has not been in use for several years little work would be required to bring the apartments back into working order.<br /> <br /> Adjacent to the main villa, with direct street access is a separate building which has been restored to provide a restaurant and professional kitchen facilties. A further two apartments are also within this building.<br /> <br /> Accompanying the villa one finds just under 1 hectares of private grounds with swimming pool, parking area, wonderful mature trees, walkways and statues.<br /> <br /> Located within a medieval hilltop village one can simply step into the street to enjoy a coffee or aperitif at the neighbouring bar or buy basic provisions from the grocery shop. The village sits within the rolling countryside between Florence and Pisa. In under 30 minutes one can be at Pisa Airport or on the beach and within 1 hour one reaches Florence.