This historic property located close to Bagno a Ripoli and just 5 km from central Florence is a rare opportunity to purchase a fully restored residential complex with extensive land within close proximity of the city.
The complex provides in total 2340 sqm of floor area comprising of a main residence of 622 sqm, 8 apartments covering a total of 1,200 sqm and the remaining floor area provides storage and agricultural spaces.
Dating back to the 1400s the property is of significant historic standing in the area and the recent restoration has paid detailed attention to the original features found throughout.
Main residence Split on three levels, the main villa has a surface of 700 m2 (2.296 ft2) and accomodates 17 bedrooms. The villa is surrounded by a magnificent park of 5,5 hectars (13 acres) with over 1.150 olive and fruit trees. A medieval stone fountain with natural spring water adorns a finely landscaped outside area with loggias and terraces. Permits to create a swimming pool can be easily obtained from local authorities.
Apartments 6 of the apartments also provide high quality accommodation with original features throughout and the additional 2 apartments are in good condition but of a style appropriate to provide staff/service accommodation.
Gardens and Land The property is surrounded by 64 hectares of land providing sweeping lawns and manicured gardens around the residences with automated irrigation, mature trees and shrubs. The rest of the land has been worked into terraces of olive groves with a total of 1150 olive trees in production. Water is provided to the estate by its own natural spring which can be gathered from the original stone troughs.
Location The estate is found just 5km from central Florence in the Bagno a Ripoli area. With a range of services and restaurants within 5 minutes of the property as well as all the attractions of central Florence the property allows the best of both worlds for enjoying rural tranquillity and the buzz of the city. For flight connections Florence airport is 30 minutes away and Pisa airport 1 hour.
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