Prestigious villa of the fiftheenth century in Florence
Historic 15th century villa on the hills of San Domenico in a 360 ° panoramic position. Elegant and prestigious, independent of 680 square meters accompanied by a private garden of 1,200 square meters. A spectacular view towards Florence on one side and Fiesole on the other are the plus points of this prestigious residence kept in excellent condition and enriched with typical materials used in Tuscan houses, such as old terracotta, exposed beams and special plaster.
The villa is located in an extremely panoramic position, on the slopes of San Domenico, a prestigious hill that leads to Fiesole, in the area dotted with historic Florentine villas, in the shade of tall and ancient cypresses. The center of Florence and that of Fiesole can also be reached by bike in few minutes.
Scenic and prestigious villa dating back to the 15th century. This villa was once an ancient convent, in fact the internal cloister with the porch and the covered terrace overlooking this are the main testimony. The entrance door that opens onto the covered porch on the ground floor leads into an enchanted garden, the internal cloister opened to the blue sky, a splendid internal garden, through which it’s possible to access the main entrance of the villa. A jump back in time is the first sensation that is savored once enter the front door. A first sitting room acts as a passageway to two very large halls which are enriched by French windows overlooking the private garden and from which can be admired the enchanting landscape of the hill below and of Florence with its monuments not far away. The large dining room is embellished with an ancient fireplace and is connected directly to the kitchen. On the first floor a large hallway separates the main sleeping area from the secondary bedrooms. The perfect master area consists of a very large study that leads to the large double bedroom, the two windows look directly towards Florence, two bathrooms complete this first master part. The other bedrooms are all double, exactly 5 and each has a walk-in wardrobe inside, 3 bathrooms complete this part of the sleeping area. On this floor there is also a large covered terrace of about 60 sqm which directly overlooks the internal cloister of the ground floor.
At the top of the villa there is a large room with large 360 ° panoramic windows and even higher, on top of it, the sun terrace with a breathtaking 360 ° view over the surrounding landscape. The large cellars that can be easily reached with an internal staircase include various rooms, the boiler room and a large room with a vaulted ceiling that once formed the kitchens of the convent.
The 1,200 m² garden extends to the foot of the villa. A comfortable and large double garage, as well as a large room for tools complete this property.
State and finishes
The villa is in good maintenance conditions as it is the subject of continuous small maintenance works carried out over the years. However, modernization work especially on the bathrooms and the kitchen done more than 40 years would be necessary to make the villa more in line with current styles and tastes. Ancient terracotta floors are one of the plus points of this villa if you want to keep the typical characteristics of the building alive.
Villa subject to the constraint of the fine arts.
The garden represents a pleasant green lung for this villa, also satisfying the view thanks to the position facing the city of Florence with its monuments. The internal courtyard can be used for parties with friends or evenings outdoors on cooler evenings, thanks to the protection offered by the villa.
The villa is perfectly suited as a highly representative private residence for those who want to enjoy the tranquility of the hill, remaining a short distance from the city and services.
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