6 bedroom villa for sale with 23 hectares of land, Florence, Chianti
10,000,000 EUR 8,600,000 GBP 11,000,000 USD
REF: 158492 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 6
- Floor Size: 1,600 m2
- Plot Size: 23 hectares / 56.83 acres
- Work Required: None
- Swimming Pool
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
PRICE REDUCED - This prestigious period villa dating back to the 16th Century, sits within a private estate of 23 hectares consisting of parkland, terraced gardens and woodland. The villa enjoys total privacy thanks to an exclusive location, nestled into the hillside just 5 minutes outside the elegant Florentine suburb of Fiesole. Breathtaking views over Florence can be enjoyed from all floors and terraces.
The main villa measures approximately 1,600m2 spread over three floors, and there is an adjoining building with a further 200m2 of floor area. The property boasts grand reception rooms, frescoes, coffered ceilings, cloisters and loggias. Built in the 16th Century incorporating a tower which dates back to the 13th Century, whose outer walls are still visible, along with a few windows and barrel vault ceilings. The courtyard which is attributed to the renowned architect Buontalenti, boasts an elegant loggia and a grand entrance with doors that once opened create a passage of light through to the stone nymph at the rear of the courtyard.
The gardens and terraces are surrounded by a cypress, pine and oak trees, dominating the magnificent panorama that stretches from Chianti to the Apuanian Alps.
This villa was home to Florentine nobility for many years, their coat of arms are still visible on the outer walls. The villa has since been home to various illustrious figures, as well as an order of monks. The original beauty of the villa is today more apparent than ever, due to recent restoration and renovation of the ceilings, frescoes, flooring, windows and doors. The property has been completely furnished with period pieces and maintains the warmth and intimacy of a lived-in home, perfect for large families and entertaining.
Depending on requirements, some modification work would be required on the second floor to create bedroom suites, and the annex requires full restoration. 2 separate apartments with private entrance provide guest/staff accommodation and there is the possibility to purchase a separate farmhouse on the estate. There are also 2 separate entrances into the property with ample parking and garaging.
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