A classic country estate for sale in the heart of Tuscany
This country house for sale is the quintessential Tuscany estate. Located on a hill in the Val d’Arno area, 30 minutes south of Florence, panoramic views across the Valley can be enjoyed from all the rooms to the front of the Tuscan Manor and from the sweeping gardens.
The estate comprises a luxurious manor house, staff and guest accommodation as well as manicured gardens, swimming pool, lake and 26 hectares of farmland. The property would no doubt be a magnificent single residence but with can also be run as a commercial agricultural business.
The Main House
The luxurious manor house and its charming cobbled courtyard date back approximately 1000 years and the house boasts a wealth of beautifully maintained original features including antique terracotta floors, pietra serena stairs and door surrounds and impressive fireplaces.
The house, which is built over two floors, offers 470m2 of living area with spacious rooms around a symmetrical layout. The reception rooms on the ground floor flow from one to another through vaulted ceilings and arches with French windows opening out to the front lawn.
On the first floor you will find four en-suite bedrooms and a library/study. The interiors of the house have been maintained to an excellent standard with high quality fixtures and fittings.
The basement is currently used for storage but offers the possibility to create additional rooms such as a wine tasting room, gym, spa or home cinema.
Outbuildings and Guesthouses
There are five further buildings on the estate.
Directly opposite the Manor is a charming and recently restored, two-storey guest house of 245m2 with 3 bedrooms. A second guesthouse is located across the rear garden and close to the swimming pool.
There are is a staff apartment in the north wing of the manor and there is also a separate gardener’s house.
In addition, there is a separate building with three small apartments.
Gardens and Land
The estate covers 26 hectares and is a reputable working farm well respected in the area. There are extensive olive groves as well as arable land and woodland. The lake on the estate provides water for irrigation and it is also an attractive feature for the beautiful views to the north of the estate.
Extensive lawns sweep around the front and rear of the manor house punctuated by wonderful mature cypress, oaks and fruit trees and in the rear garden is a large 16x8 metre pool.
The exclusive Tuscan country estate is located just 5 minutes from the town of Figline.
Florence is 20 minutes by rail from Figiline and the motorway exit of the A1 is also under ten minutes from the property so Florence, Milan, Pisa and Rome can be access quickly.