Magnificent luxury hamlet with a holiday complex, swimming pools, several houses, land and a prestigious wine estate and land for sale near Florence. Set on a hillside with breathtaking views of the Chianti countryside, the estate includes 167 hectares (412 acres) of land and enjoys great privacy. The estate is in an ideal location within easy driving distance of nearby major cities like Florence and the picturesque Chianti region. This exclusive estate includes a village, including a farmhouse now used as a home of the owners, a winery and a leopoldina (large manor house) in need of restoration. The main farmhouse has 14 apartments located in 3 rural buildings and 8 rooms in the ancient manor house. The manor house dates back to the 1700s and has been lovingly restored and the layout consists of 4 reception rooms, 8-bedroom suites with sitting areas and en suite marble bathrooms, plus a wonderful wine cellar. Next to the villa there is a private chapel and a former washhouse, currently used as a warehouse. The outbuilding has been completely renovated, and has been divided into eight independent apartments, offering a total of 14 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. A completely restored villa has been divided into four independent apartments, offering a total of 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. The smaller manor house has been divided into three independent apartments, offering a total of 9 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. There is also a barn and in a quiet, peaceful location set among the olive groves and vineyards, there is an old leopoldina (manor house) in need of restoration. Other dwelling in the hamlet include a fully equipped and functioning cellar, and a mechanic’s workshop. There is the option to renovate other buildings too, including an ancient furnace, a barn and a former wine cellar. All the dwellings have fantastic views of the rolling Tuscan hills. The estate has two swimming pools and a small pool for children on a terrace where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape and the ancient towers in the city of San Gimignano. The apartments, recently renovated and located on the ground floor and on the first floor with outdoor area with shared barbecue for outdoor dining, retain many Tuscan architectural features such as ceilings, wooden beams and fireplaces in the dining rooms. All have period furnishings in keeping the local Tuscan traditions. The farm was created by combining settlers’ houses and is at the heart of the village. where the guests stay today. The surrounding vineyards and arable land are cultivated to a very high standard using organic and sustainable farming methods. The estate land is made up of vineyards (21.7 ha), olive groves (21.4 ha), a vegetable garden (0.5 ha), scrubland (66 ha), pasture (8 ha) and large park (1.5 ha). The vineyards are registered as Chianti DOCG (20.5 ha), Rosso Toscano IGT (1.9 ha) and Bianco Toscano IGT (1.2 ha). Currently used for holiday lets, the manor house can easily be used as a private villa or for business conferences. It is possible to increase the amount of accommodation by redeveloping two farmhouses. The property is ideal for hosting weddings, events and conferences. The hamlet is within easy driving distance of the historical and art centres of the region including Siena, San Gimignano, Florence, Pisa and Montalcino.
PROPERTY Ref: 0FIR1734
Where: Province: Florence, Region: Tuscany.
Type: Renovated manor house (1,400 sqm/15,069 sqf) with four reception rooms, 8 suites with living room, marble bathroom and a cellar for aging wines; private chapel and a former wash house of 81 sqm (872 sqf) currently used as a warehouse; plus renovated outbuilding of 1,229 sqm (13,229 sqf) which has been divided into eight independent apartments (27 to 88 sqm), for a total of 14 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms; completely renovated villa (434 sqm/4,672 sqf) which has been divided into four independent apartments (52 to 80 sqm), for a total of 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. The villa is completed by a storage room of 60 sqm (646 sqf); renovated manor house (645 sqm/6,943 sqf) has been divided into three independent apartments (110 to 120 sqm), for a total of 9 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. Barn (249 sqm/2,680 sqf); in an isolated position, among olive groves and vineyards, there is an old leopoldina to be restored (520 sqm/5,597 sqf); other buildings of the property include a fully equipped and functioning cellar (910 sqm/9,795 sqf), and a mechanical workshop (258 sqm/2,777 sqf); other buildings are present in the property, but need renovations to be used: an old furnace (106 sqm/1,140 sqf), a barn (130 sqm/1,399 sqf) and a former wine vault (897 sqm/9,655 sqf).
Conditions: Excellent. Renovated. Some buildings are to be restored. The farmhouses to be restored could be used for the creation of new accommodation for guests.
Land: 167 hectares (412 acres) of land. Approx. 25 hectares (62 acres) of olive grove and 22 hectares (54 acres) of vineyard. Potentially 150000/160000 bottles can be produced. Variety: Sangiovese (68%), Cabernet Sauvignon (4%), Merlot (5%), Syrah (5%), Canaiolo (3%), Pinot Grigio (3%), Trebbiano (3%), Malvasia Bianca (3%), Colorino (2%), Chardonnay (2%), Traminer (1%) and Pinot Bianco (1%). Characteristics of the soil: sandy, muddy, clayey. Year of vines planting: 2003-2009. Density (strains/ha): 5,000. Annual production: 1,050 hl. Produced wines: Chianti DOCG Riserva: 100% Sangiovese; Chianti DOCG: 100% Sangiovese; Rosso Toscano IGT: 50% Sangiovese, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon; Rosso Toscano IGT: 50% Merlot, 50% Syrah; Bianco Toscano IGT: 100% Chardonnay; Vinsanto Chianti DOC: 45% Malvasia Bianca, 20% Trebbiano, 20% San Colombano, 15% Canaiolo Bianco; Vin Santo: 100% Chardonnay.
Oil Production - details: Frantoio (45%), Moraiolo (30%), Leccino (20%) and Pendolino (5%). Annual production: 70 hl.
Swimming pool: Three swimming pools (two with paved area and a small pool for children). Technical room.
Close to the bar 15x7mt (approx.). Close to the country house: 13,5x7mt (approx.). Round pool with paved area 3,5/4mt (approx.).
Parking: Inside the property.
Distance from services: 8 km.
Distance from the main airports: Florence 39 km, Pisa 76 km, Perugia 165 km.
White road: 2,5 km.
Fixed telephone network: Available.
Heating: LPG, radiators. Fireplaces.
Well: Private. Artesian well that supplies water for irrigation of gardens.
Water: City water supply and well. Centralized sweetening system and two 8000 l storage tanks.
Organic Certification since 2009.
Inside the estate there is the possibility of creating a helipad and tennis courts.
The property is registered to a company.
Energy Efficiency Rating: G
Warning: the location, for privacy, is approximate.