Exclusive secluded hamlet from the 14th Century with two large stone houses, five hectares of olive groves and natural reserve.
Idyllic Tuscan Country Estate located in a secluded spot within a terraced nature reserve, about 5 km away from the town of Castelfranco di Sopra, on the hillside of the Pratomagno mountain range.
This exclusive property is blessed with a fantastic panoramic view, at 700 metres above sea level, of mature olive groves near to th beautiful city of Florence.
The building complex consists of two adjoiining buidings, one set slightly back from the other, with a view across the Arno valley and into the Chianti heights (west side).
Both houses have three level central building element that is set against two storeybuildings elements on both side. The masonry consists completely of natural stone. The foundation walls are up to 80 cm thick.
Both houses have been completed renovated.
The houses have 4 residential units in total. These units are partially connected to one another. Accessible from the inner courtyard, a large room can be reached from both sides, which is destined to be a central living area or library.
SURFACE AREA HOUSE "1".
Ground floor - Residential Unit 1 (gross floor space 102 sqm-net floor space 75.6 sqm)- own external entrances, possibility to be connected to unit 2 (upper floor): living room, Bedroom, Hall with stairs.
Upper floor and Attic - Residential Unit 2 (gross floor space 184 sqm-net floor space 118 sqm)- own external entrance via stone staircase/balcony: living room/kitchen, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, hall, covered balcony.
Functional rooms: utility room, central heating room, usable floor space (22 sqm).
SURFACE AREA HOUSE "2".
Ground floor - Residential Unit 3 ( gross floor space 106 sqm-net floor space 80.3 sqm)- own external entrances: living room/kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, cantina (winw and storage cellar), traditional historic bread oven.
Upper floor and Attic - Residential Unit 4 ( gross floor space 177 sqm-net floor space 124.4 sqm)- own external entrances: living room/kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, hall. covered balcony, central living area (library).
During the renovations of the buidings and residential units, performed with a sense of tradition, the typical buiding elements and characteristics of Tuscan country houses were respected and restored.
Exterior walls made by natural stones, interior walls brickworkin natural stone or simple plaster, ceilings with sturdy wooden beams made of chestnut, timber,bloking or "terracotta", flooring in "Terracotta", internal wooden doors and windows made by chestnut.
INFRASTRUCTURES OF ESTATE:
log cabin sauna of the type Lemmikki, pool (6 metres diameter), solar heating system and oil fuelled central heating with 2000 litre tank.
Castelfranco di Sopra 10 min.
Highway 25 min.
Florence 45 min.
Florence airport 70 min.