Located in the heart of the world-famous Chianti wine territory, the lovely country estate, Villa Chianti, offers the perfect blend of rustic Tuscan charm with modern amenities. Immersed in a green park of olive groves and vineyards, Villa Chianti is a short drive from the historic art centres of Siena and Florence.
The property is comprised of two villas, Il Villino which was built in the 19th century by the famous architect Giuseppe Poggi, and the lovely guest house, Le Scuderie, originally dating from the 18th century and used as the stable house and recently renovated as a comfortable annex.
The two villas are surrounded by an enormous private park, gardens, vineyards and fruit orchards for a total of approx. 2 hectares. A private swimming pool has found its perfect place overlooking the valley.
Il Villino, 700 sqm,develops on three floors. The ground floor hosts a spacious living room with original 1894 fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, breakfast room, another large sitting room, one bathroom and a large dining room. There is also another spacious living room with bathroom and dressing room, a study that is connected to the living room and a bathroom with two marble tubs, the sitting room, living room, dining room, study and bathroom all boast lovely frescoes.
The first floor has a large, frescoed living room with balcony and connecting bedroom, hallway, and four bedrooms and three bathrooms, all frescoed. The upper floor consists of 4 large rooms and one bathroom as well as a large attic space. The stone basement with brick arches is divided into two rooms. There is private, outdoor space in the park for outdoor dining and relaxing, as well as a barbecue area.
The 12x6m swimming pool overlooks the Chianti hills.
Le Scuderie, 250 sqm,with its five bedrooms and 5 complete bathrooms has been recently renovated with care, transforming the stables into two large apartments with separate entrances, joined by an internal staircase which allows the apartments to be used as one single spacious house.
The top floor, which can be accessed from the panoramic terrace, opens onto a lovely living room with an old stone fireplace and a small kitchen. Off to the side are three bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. On the ground floor, accessible from the large stone patio, is a spacious living area with an impressive fireplace, a study, a bathroom and an adjoining changing room.
The master bedroom, decorated in trompe l’oeil, is complete with full bath and changing room. The kitchen, complete with wood burning stove, leads out to the spacious patio of antique stone faces the valley of the River Greve with its cool woods and terraced vineyards; the characteristic countryside of the Chianti region.
MAIN DISTANCES: Florence: 35 km, Siena: 35 km, Pisa: 100km, Greve in Chianti. 8km, Volterra: 65 km.
LAND: approx. 2 hectares; 1 ha DOCG Chianti Classico.
ENERGY EFF RATING: G