Panoramic villa with olive grow and pool in Settignano – Florence
TYPE : Villas and farmhouses
LOCATION: Firenze - Tuscany
PRICE: PRICE ON APPLICATION
SURFACE: Mq 500
STATE OF REPAIR: Recently Renovated
Historic villa of the highest architectural value located in Settignano on the very first hill overlooking the city of Florence just 8 kilometers from Via Tornabuoni. The open and spectacular view that can be enjoyed from the 500 sqm estate is really unique, the gaze is lost among the roofs and historical monuments and Duomo stands out among all. The land of about 5000 square meters planted with olive and fruit trees surrounds the property embellished by a splendid swimming pool.
Settignano is a fraction of Florence convenient for reaching the city center but also for visiting the surrounding hills where you can enjoy typical Tuscan food and wine experiences. Settignano was a safe holiday resort during the summer for the Florentine Guelphs, today it is characterized by important historic villas with private parks and gardens built in an exclusive and highly coveted context both by Florentine families and by the foreign public who want to live in the countryside surrounded by the greenery of the olive trees but still convenient to reach the motorway, the airport and the center.
Crossing Settignano you reach a road with little traffic and the main entrance gate to the historic villa of about 500 square meters set on the top of a gentle hill dotted with olive trees.
The atmosphere that you breathe while crossing the entrance gate is of absolute quiet and tranquillity, no noise disturbs the environment and your gaze is captivated by the particular and imposing structure of the villa.
The property is developed on a basement and four floors above ground. The basement, with access from the outside, consists of a large room used as a cellar of about 68 square meters. On the ground floor of about 215 square meters, on the main front, there are two entrance doors that lead respectively into the living room and into the hallway that houses the access stairs to the upper floor; on the ground floor there is a kitchen with an independent entrance from the outside, the large dining room with the ancient fireplace and the living room. All the rooms are characterized by high ceilings that give breath of light to all the spaces. On the other side of the ground floor, partially underground, there are rooms used as a study, cellar, cloakroom and services.
The first floor of about 162 square meters which is reached via a comfortable stone staircase houses a beautiful living room on the main front flanked by two large bedrooms with related services and wardrobe. On the back, the large terrace allows, via a ramp, to access the garden on the lower level. Through two comfortable flights of stairs you reach the upper floor of about 32 square meters. Here there is a small tower which forms the crown of the building and which houses a room with service of about 10 square meters, a real favour with amazing views that vary in color when viewed at sunset or in the first light of the morning. Outside the main villa there is a small area of about 35 square meters of recent construction where there is a small room, a service and the technical room.
State and finishes
The villa is perfect in all its internal and external parts. The floors are expertly restored layers, the original ancient terracotta has been maintained, the walls are plastered and the high ceilings characterized by exposed beams and terracotta. The external doors and windows are made of wood and as original as the internal doors that separate the various rooms. Colored tiles laid on the ground have been chosen for the bathrooms while the walls have been plastered. The sleeping area is embellished with historic stone fireplaces that in winter nights offer unique and romantic atmospheres. The systems are all functioning and the villa can be immediately lived and enjoyed
The building is set in a large plot of about 5000 square meters with a part destined to the garden, with a swimming pool for exclusive use, and an area cultivated with olive and fruit trees. The villa has two independent entrances, one through a private road and the other through the property's olive trees.
The historic villa is perfect as a first residence if you want to savor the peace of living in the countryside without sacrificing the convenience and proximity of services and the city center, but also as a holiday home it is absolutely comfortable to experience periods of absolute relaxation in a luxurious and prestigious context
Agent Name: Gabriele Carratelli
Loc. Palazzo Massaini, 9 53026 - Pienza (SI)
Office Telephone: (+39) 0578754107