Villa gli Olmi - Organic Historic Country House
Features and Amenities:
- Location: Tuscan Countryside, Florence
- Typology: Bed and Breakfast, Country House
- Condition: Very good condition with nice finished interiors
- Size: 800 m2 - 8,611 ft2
- Land: 1.6 ha - 3.95 ac
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 9
- Number of buildings: 2
- Garden: Yes
- Olive Grove: Yes, 70 olive trees
- Vineyard: Yes
- Parking: Yes, covered parking and outdoor parking
- Private access road: Yes
- Extra features: Most of the furnishings are antiques and are available for purchase. Also various agricultural equipment are available for purchase that would ensure perfect care of the land.
- Firenze 10 km
- Greve in Chianti 30 km
- Arezzo 60 km
- Siena 75 km
- Beaches and Lakes:
- Livorno 95 km
- Viareggio 110 km
- Forte dei Marmi 115 km
- Firenze Airport 25 km
- Pisa Airport 100 km
- A1 Autostrada 12 km
- SGC Florence-Pisa-Livorno 20 km
- Raccordo Autostradale Firenze-Siena 15 km
- Via Chiantigiana SS 222 6 km
Description in Detail
The charming Villa gli Olmi is in a tranquil location along an ancient Roman road that for centuries served as the main route between Florence and Rome. Nestling in the Florentine hills close to the village of Bagno a Ripoli, it is completely immersed in nature. It is, however, just a short drive from the center of Florence, offering a perfect compromise between country and city life. The property, beautifully restored, has enchanting views of Vallombrosa, Pieve di Miransù and Villa Castiglionco.
The villa, lavishly built in the year 1709, has the date of its construction noted on the coat of arms visible on the main façade of the villa. The noble Rinuccini family-owned Villa gli Olmi for almost a thousand years along with the surrounding lands and other nearby properties.
For the past eleven years, Villa gli Olmi is a highly successful Bed & Breakfast business earning excellent ratings on both Trip Advisor and Booking.com. It has always promoted eco-sustainability and organizes various holistic activities for guests given its tranquil location. Villa gli Olmi has year after year, made the list of Top10 tourist lodgings in Italy.
This unique property is composed of four separate buildings, which include: the main 18th-century villa, a restored hay barn, and two other recently constructed buildings.
The main villa is a two-story stone building, covering an area of 495 m2 offering all the genuine charm of an authentic Tuscan home.
Adjacent is a restored former barn, approximately 340 m2 in size, offering 32 separate useful rooms, including 11 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms (excluding hallways and the entrance area).
The two other more recently constructed buildings, have covered loggias, and a wood-burning oven. Both buildings have separate access from the main road. The municipality has approved a project to build an additional agricultural annex of 35m2.
The property has a covered parking area for six cars and two outdoor parking areas that can accommodate up to 20 cars.
The Garden and Grounds
The terrain of Villa gli Olmi, completely fenced in, covers an area of approximately 1.6 hectares. It has its own olive grove and fruit trees along with vineyards producing table grapes. There are two vegetable gardens giving a variety of seasonal vegetables every year. The property also boasts four separate lawns as well as a natural spring and artisan well.
Land Registry Details
The property is owned by a private individual, therefore it is subject to registration taxes. It is in compliance with the urban planning regulation.
Utilities and Services
Outdoor light system. Automatic irrigation system in the garden.
- Water: Private spring with potable water and a private well
- Heating: LPG gas
- Air conditioning: Yes, in some areas of the home
- Solar panels: Yes and Photovoltaic Panels
The property is currently used by the owner as his home and a part of the property is a Bed & Breakfast. The property can be converted into a single home for a large family.
- City: Firenze
Villa gli Olmi is a panoramic estate is located in Bagno a Ripoli just outside of Florence. The property has absolute privacy but is not isolated, as it has a range of essential services within easy reach. The villa is located just 10 km from the center of Florence with the airports of both Florence and Pisa easily accessible. Moreover, it is near the A1 motorway with Pisa 95 km, Arezzo 60 km, and Siena 70 km away.