Rustic Retreat - Fascinating Farm House for Sale in Chianti
Features and Amenities:
- Location: Chianti, Tuscan Countryside
- Typology: Country House
- Condition: Excellent condition
- Size: 500 m2 - 5,382 ft2
- Land: 7 ha - 17 acres
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 6
- Number of buildings: 1
- Price Range: from 2M to 4M
- Garden: Yes, 2 ha - 5 acres
- Pool: Yes
- Olive Grove: Yes, 2 ha - 5 ac
- Vineyard: Yes, 2 ha - 5 acres
- Private access road: 2.5 km of unpaved road
- Extra features: 2 kitchens, beautiful views
- Gaiole in Chianti 5 km
- Radda in Chianti 20 km
- Greve in Chianti 35 km
- Siena 40 km
- Firenze 70 km
- Arezzo 60 km
- Beaches and Lakes:
- Castiglioncello 125 km
- Livorno 135 km
- Viareggio 155 km
- Forte dei Marmi 170 km
- Firenze Airport 80 km
- Pisa Airport 125 km
Description in Detail
Rustic Retreat, in the heart of the beautiful Chianti region, this charming stone farmhouse is located on a private road lined with cypress trees and picturesque views of the surrounding vineyards and olive groves. This magical retreat is perfect for those who wish to be conveniently situated to easily explore all of Tuscany or unwind at home to enjoy ‘al fresco’ dining on the relaxing terrace with BBQ or lounge by the private swimming pool.
The luxury estate, dating back to the 1400s, was originally an agricultural farmhouse with stables, and additional parts were added over the centuries. The careful and meticulous renovations were done maintaining and restoring original materials including wooden beams, stone stairways, and terracotta floors. This gives this property the authentic feel of a historical country home with modern and elegant finishes.
Surrounded by 7 hectares that include a lovely manicured garden, 100+ olive trees, and 2 hectares of vineyard that produce Chianti Classico wine, the property boasts of panoramic and unspoiled views of classic Chianti landscapes; rolling hills, olive trees, and vineyards.
The estate measures approximately 500 m2 over 2 floors. It includes 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, large living spaces with original fireplaces, a spacious dining room, and a kitchen with access to the outdoor dining area barbeque grill and oven. The house is supported by a private well and a natural spring that provides fresh drinking water. Solar panels and gas provide the home with heating and hot water.
Ground floor: Several large living areas with an open fireplace; spacious dining room; kitchen, bathroom, and entrance to terrace with outdoor kitchen and dining area. On the ground floor, there is also a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and Jacuzzi bathtub and shower accessible from the lovely garden. Outdoor dining area and courtyard.
First floor: Sitting room with large fireplace; Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and Jacuzzi bathtub and shower; twin bedroom with en-suite shower; large double bedroom with a private sitting area and en-suite bathroom. All bedrooms have air conditioning.
Land Registry Details
The property is owned by a private individual, in the case of purchase, it will be subject to home registration tax.
Utilities and Services
The property is almost entirely off the grid, with a well and water purifying system providing the home’s water and solar panels providing electricity. Heating is provided by a LPG cylinder.
- Water: private well
- Heating: Solar panels & LPG gas
- Air conditioning: Yes
- Solar panels: Yes
The property is part of the short-term tourist rental circuit and produces a good annual income.
- City: Chianti
- Province: Siena
The property is centrally located in the heart of the Chianti region, it is conveniently close to many charming medieval towns and villages, such as Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Siena, Castellina in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, and Florence. It is just 15 minutes away from major services and outdoor vegetable markets. This property is perfect for those looking to enjoy excellent Tuscan wine and traditional food, award-winning winery estates, and restaurants as they are all just a short drive away.