San Gimignano (Siena) - Beautiful Estate with historic Villa near San Gimignano
Beautiful and elegant estate which includes an historic town-shaped manor dated XVI century harmoniously divided in 10 apartments and a guesthouse, for a gross area of 1900 sq.mts. surrounded by 4 hectares of arable land and a small olive garden (150 trees)
The garden (approx.10.000 sq.mts) is totally fenced and the pool (16x8mq) tiled in mosaic is surrounded by a Solarium paved with Izzalini stones coming from Umbria region, famous for being unaltered by the weather and aging.
The buildings have been restored to their former glory thanks to the meticulous restoration work funded by the present owners and completed in December 2001. During the restoration work the lime plasters, sections of the ancient walls on sight, the typical terracotta floor and stone fireplaces were saved in order to preserve the original aspect of Tuscan Noble villa. The ventilated roof made by terracotta tiles and slates provides natural transpiration and a suitable thermoregulation in every moment of the year. The apartments have two or three bedrooms and are fully furnished, air conditioned and equipped with every comfort. In total there are 31 bedrooms and 25 bathrooms.
The basements, once used as wine cellars, now host a large dining hall, a professional kitchen and a outside charming Patio. Those elements represent a must for those who want to continue and develop the hosting business that the present owners have been successfully run for the past 20 years.
The buildings are surrounded by a spacious well-kept garden rich of numerous native plants, terracotta paths and parking areas. A breath taking view of the vineyards and olive garden as far as the eye can see, completes this superb one of a kind property. .
Heating is supplied by heat pumps and LPG. Drinking water is guaranteed by the municipal aqueduct.
Countryside in the Municipality of San Gimignano which is 5km. faraway. The position is dominant and convenient for getting around the area, being central to the main points of artistic and cultural interest in the region. The property is reached by a white road of about 2kmts., after leaving the asphalted road. Distances: San Gimignano 4km. Motorway Connection to Siena/Firenze 9 km Colle val d’Elsa 10 km. Monteriggioni 21 km. Volterra 32 km. Siena 37 km Firenze 52 km Aeroporto Firenze 63 km Aeroporto Pisa 77 km. Aeroporto Bologna 144 km. Golf Club Castelfalfi 25 km. Royal Golf la Bagnaia 49 km.
Restaurants, bar, shops, banks, schools, hospital, every kind of stuff are in the area of 5-10 kms.