Italy / Tuscany / Pisa / Volterra
Volterra: Historical Villa of the 1600s, located 4 km from Volterra, 10 minutes from the golf course of Castelfalfi, 30 minutes from seaside resorts on the Tyrrhenian coast (Cecina) and 45 minutes from the international airport of Pisa. In the past the Villa belonged to the Bishop, who used it as a holiday home, creating a small village with the church situated on the hill and the houses of the farmers around. The prestigious residence has had such illustrious guests as the famous Italian film director Luchino Visconti during the shooting of his film.
Buildings: The property is 1000 square meters in total, made up of the main villa of 700 square meters, and of the house of the caretaker adjacent 200 sqm (on two levels), and an old barn of 120 square meters. The main house, used as a Luxury villa, develops on a two floors and a basement for a total of about 700 square meters. Inside there are frescos and original antique furnishings. There are 8 bedrooms (each with its own bathroom) on the top floor while the ground floor consists of a grand entrance in the frescoed room, 2 living rooms with original vaults, a large dining room, 2 closets, a terrace covered with climbing plants, a playing-card room with private bathroom and 2 bathrooms.
On the lower floor is the large kitchen with original fireplace and vaulted ceilings which then leads to the cellars very large (to use also garage), with bathroom and access to the driveway from the back of the villa. From the hall on the ground floor, through a staircase leads to the mezzanine floor where there is a studio and 1 double room with private bathroom. the historical Villa inside seems that time has stopped in 1700, in fact, to date the property still retains all the original materials: old terracotta floors of the time, frescoed ceilings and beautiful doors also with original paintings of the period.
In adherence to the villa, there is the house of the caretaker, who still takes care of ordinary and extraordinary maintenance of the Villa. There is also a barn on two floors for a total of 120 sqm completely restored. In total the property has 35 rooms, 13 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. Given the size and location of the Villa, it is suitable both for a prestigious residence and very important, both to become an important holiday home, also used as a B & B or a luxury farmhouse. The property is close to services, has an excellent panoramic position and has enormous potential.
Land: The villa is surrounded by a beautiful park with two tree-lined street consist of cypress trees and tall trees. The core of the villa is well-defined and while being close to access roads, it remains untouched with its privacy. The property land extends for 11 hectares, of which 6 hectares are dedicated to fruit trees and olive groves, while the other 5 hectares are agricultural land used as arable land and olive grove. The pool is located in a strategic position of the garden from which we can enjoy a wonderful view of the surrounding hills.
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