Limonaia dei Giullari - Villa for Sale in Florence

Recently sold

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Florence
  • Typology: Villa
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Size: 314 m2 - 3,380 ft2
  • Land: 2 ha - 5 ac
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of buildings: 1
  • Garden: yes 2 ha
  • Pool: no possibility to build a new one
  • Olive Grove: 300 olive trees
  • Parking: Yes
  • Extra features: Ex Limonai built in the 1500, vicinity to the city, beautiful garden with view and olive trees


  • Cities:

International School 3km 
Ponte Vecchio 5km
Porta Romana 3km
Mercato Sant’Ambrogio 6km




  • Beaches and Lakes:

Forte dei Marmi 115km
Castiglioncello 115km
Bolgheri 125km

  • Airports:

Firenze Airport 13km
Pisa Airport 80km
Roma Airport 300km 


Description in Detail

This property is ideal for a those who adore the romance of Tuscany, the conveniences of Florence, and natural light. High ceilings, large rooms and beautiful gardens. The home is perfect for a growing family.  Filled with natural light  and immediately evokes a sense of happiness.. If you imagine a joyful life filled with smiles and a place to create new cherished memories, this ex Limonaia Dei Giullari is made for you.

A few steps away from Florence center in an exclusive panoramic position above Piazzale Michelangelo and Pian dei Giullari, you find this unique luxury villa, a perfectly restored 16th century ex-lemon conservatory.

You arrive at this stunning property via a private entrance gate and soft road lined with olive trees and views over the countryside.  Although you are within walking distance from the busy Florentine center, you feel far away and immersed in this tranquil country setting.

Highlights include high wood-beamed ceilings, open spaces and large windows with natural sunlight.  You have convenient entrances to the garden from the kitchen and living room which create a nice flow to the outdoor terrace and al fresco dining area.  This home is in absolutely perfect condition and was renovated using high quality finishings while maintaining historical Tuscan features like terra cotta floors, majestic wood-beamed ceilings and a large elegant stone fireplace.  All rooms and spaces in this villa enjoy sunlight and an open-space feel.

The main villa measures 260 mq and there is a 40 mq covered garage for 2 cars plus storage, plus a small separate cantina that was converted into an independent apartment of 25 mq located next to the property.

The ground floor has several entrances to the garden and terrace and several stairs leading up to the mezzanine areas. Each bedroom is located on the ground floor and conveniently have their own bathroom and private mezzanine where for additional wardrobe and storage space or private study. 


The ground floor consists of:

-Double large living room and dining room with elegant fireplace

-Large eat-in kitchen with entrance to the garden terrace

-1 service bathroom, plus 3 other ensuite bathrooms

-3 bedrooms, all ensuite, each with private mezzanine area


Garden and terrain:

This unique ex-Limonaia estate features a private fenced-in garden and olive grove of approximately 2 hectares with 300 olive trees and various fruit trees including pomegranates, apricots, peaches, hazelnut and cherries. There is also another semi-private garden area behind the villa that has a charming ancient tree labyrinth and other secret paths leading to the main villa that this Lemon conservatory supported in the 16th century.

This property includes a private well for irrigation and although there is not a swimming pool, there is a perfect spot to build one.

Other features include alarm system  

Current State and Condition

The villa is in excellent condition and was recently renovated using the best materials available. 

Land Registry Details

The property is privately owned and the sale is subject to normal sales tax.

The property is up to date on all documentation, registered, and ready for sale. 

Utilities and Services

  • Water: Private well and public water

Potential Uses

The villa is perfect to be lived in as a first home. 

The location and nearness to the historical city center of Florence, markets, and international schools make it also ideal for a foreign buyer. 


  • City: Florence
  • Province: Firenze

The location of this villa is ideal for those who want to live in the city and enjoy the best countryside hills  and views the city has to offer. Pian dei Giullari is one of the most sought after locations both for Italians and foreigners who would like to own a second home in Florence. 

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