Amazing property located on one of the most prestigious hills around Florence, at the doors of the Chianti Classico area, just 12 km from the historic city center. It spreads on over 100 hectares and the buildings occupy surfaces for about 2300smq.
Location & Lifestyle
This magnificent property is located fifteen minutes from the center of Florence and thirty minutes from the airport. It offers the unusual combination of beautiful countryside and close proximity to a major city. The traditions of Impruneta dates back to Etruscan times, then the geographical position, soil potential and its proximity to Florence favored the birth of a Roman agglomeration. The Marian shrine that is there is definitely one of the factors that made the town famous. Also notable is the Buondelmonti square with its arcades of the late sixteenth century houses the main city festivals. Tourism plays an important part in the economy of the municipality.
The property consists of the following buildings:
- Main Villa - measures about 1000sqm and is divided as follows. Ground floor: 6 large rooms, an entrance hall with staircase, basement toilet, 1 utility room, a cloakroom, a large kitchen, a room used as a gym, a utility room, a cellar used as a boiler room. On the first floor mezzanine: a staircase, two rooms a small bathroom, stairwell, laundry room, a hallway, a small kitchen, a bathroom and 3 rooms, a different communication with the first floor staircase. On the first floor: 9 rooms, 5 bathrooms, a hallway, the stairwell, a hallway and staircase to the 2nd mezzanine. On the second mezzanine: an attic room a bathroom with shower, 3 bedrooms a bathroom and a terrace.
- Casa del Cancello - ground and first floors, the rooms 4 quarter, bathroom closet and garage - in good condition with traditional finishes and systems. Square meters, around 130.
- La Casina - a) of 10 rooms, two bathrooms and service room on the ground floor, another room, bathroom, closet, hallway and terrace on the first floor to the right, in addition to cabinet under staircase, boiler room, utility room and outdoor loggia - in excellent condition with quality finishes and modern facilities.
b) on the first floor in the center of rooms 5 scale, above dovecote - in excellent condition just been restored with excellent finishing and civil installations.
c) on the first floor to the left of 3 rooms, bathroom and closet - in good condition with discrete finish.
- La Meridiana – Former rural composed of: on the ground floor of a large room a closed loggia, the first floor a large room with terrace. Approximately 280 sq m
There are also rural outbuildings comprising large room used as a mill, a storage cellar a wine cellar with connecting corridor. Sqm. 200 approx
Small building used as a shelter agricultural equipment. Approximately 130 square meters and a large shed.
The villa is surrounded by about 100 hectares of land, mainly used for wood, including 6 hectares of olive groves, a large lake and the fantastic gardens. The gardens, designed in the late 1950s by the famous architect Porcinai include a charming swimming pool of 16x8 m, also with a view and a further ornamental pool.
State and finishes
This villa is a prestigious building dating back to the 19th century. It has been lovingly and carefully renovated and restored to its former glory. Inside you can admire impressive fireplaces, wall art, fine floors, very high ceilings and elegant drawing room. The villa overlooks the large garden and the hills of Chianti. The garden, designed by architect Peter Porcinai includes the cliffs, the rose garden, the pond with water lilies and a large swimming pool with stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
Since this is a very prestigious estate lends itself to be used as a historical residence or as an hotel de charme. It is not ruled out the use it as a private residence highly representative.