Italian wine castle for sale in Chianti Tuscany
This Italian wine castle for sale enjoys a commanding hilltop location in the heart of the Chianti region between Florence and Siena. The castle boasts a rich history and it is mentioned in more than 1000 years old state records.
The Italian wine castle for sale
The historic Italian castle’s two towers are true landmarks for the area and can be seen from far away and due to its hilltop location, the views from the castle are truly stunning.
The grandeur of the wine castle is apparent when you get closer. All in all, there is a total of approx. 5000m² of floor area and the estate comes with 94 hectares of vineyards, olive groves, arable land and woodland.
Parts of the castle have been fully restored including grand state rooms, 19 spacious en-suite bedrooms, extensive cellars, staff accommodation and office space.
The Italian castle for sale has been carefully restored to a very high standard and in an authentic style with terracotta floors and beamed ceilings typical of Tuscan residences alongside newly restored bathrooms and other modern facilities needed for a truly comfortable living. Still, there are 300m² of unrestored space.
The large Italian wine castle would be a perfect hotel and events venue, alternatively, some of the extensive living areas could be transformed into private residence for authentic vineyard living.
Gardens, vineyards, olive groves and other grounds
The Italian wine castle sits virtually in the middle of the 94 hectares of land that encircle the castle, ensuring complete privacy and safety.
Of the 94 hectares are 18 hectares dedicated to vines, there are 15 hectares of olive groves, 30 hectares of arable land (of which 6 hectares could be planted with vines) with the remaining land being woodland.
At present the vines are producing between 70,000 and 90,000 bottles per annum with the possibility to increase this volume to between 120,000 and 150,000 bottles per annum once the newly planted vines are producing. A local winery is currently handling the production of the wine but a winery could be brought on site for in-house production.
The tranquil and serene location of the Italian wine castle ensures total privacy as well as some of Tuscany’s most amazing views. A short distance from the castle there is a small village with basic services and a choice of a couple of restaurants. However, Florence is just 35 minutes away, Siena 45 minutes Pisa airport is merely 1 hour.