The property, dating back to 1584, is the ‘Limonaia’ of an important baroque villa. The ‘folly’ structure traditionally used to house the villa’s lemon trees during the winter months today has been restored and transformed by its current owners into a stunning 21st century home.
Behind its elegant façade one finds a fusion of original features with contemporary design elements ensuring the utmost comfort in historic surroundings
The Property In total there are 321 sqm of floor area spread between the main residence and the attached guest apartment. From the entrance hall one can enter the former ‘Uccelleria’ and the main living/study rooms and open plan dining and kitchen areas. There is also a guest WC on the ground floor and access to the guest apartment
A light and airy environment is provided year round by the large French windows in all the rooms on the ground floor leading onto the gardens, also fitted with automatic curtains and blinds.
In total there are four bedrooms and five bathrooms arranged with one bedroom and bathroom in the guest apartment, one bedroom leading off the dining area, a further bedroom located off the mezzanine floor and the master bedroom suite is located on the first floor
The highest quality of materials, fixtures and fittings have been used throughout and many of the features, including the kitchen, have been designed bespoke to the property. Such home automation systems are found throughout the property with the latest home security and climate control systems which can be controlled centrally and remotely.
A panoramic terrace, from which one can see the famous Brunelleschi dome, leads off the master bedroom suite and to the front of the property one has use of the terrace area. In addition the communal gardens also provide a quiet shaded area to enjoy during the summer months. Parking for 5 cars is available to the rear of the complex.
Location Being located within the historic centre of Florence allows access on foot to all the major cultural attractions the city has to offer as well as the wealth of restaurants and shops. The proximity of the neighbouring Four Seasons Hotel also provides the opportunity to take membership and use the hotel’s leisure facilities. Just 15 minutes by taxi one reaches Florence airport and there are regular train and bus services to Pisa airport as well as Rome, Milan and Bologna.