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Greve in Chianti: Charming historic villa on a high hill with a 360 degrees view of the beautiful countryside of Chianti: 5 minutes from the town of Greve in Chianti, the heart of Chianti, famous for its numerous wineries.
Location: The area of Chianti in Tuscany is one of the most known and appreciated visitors from all over the world. From a geographical point of view the boundaries of Chianti are not sharply defined, however, the area can be considered between the provinces of Florence and Siena. Greve in Chianti is known as the door to the Chianti region, due to its strategic location midway between the center of Florence and Siena city center.
It is located along the highway also called Chiantigiana, about 20 kilometers from Florence and 30 km from Siena.Buildings: The villa was built in the early 1700s on the ruins of a castle of 1100, of which the tower can still be found intact inside. The villa has a surface of about 900 sqm and it is spread over 3 floors, plus the basement of the year 1000.
On the ground floor there are 5 rooms with fireplaces that look out on three terraces, two bathrooms, a large kitchen and a small chapel.
Two stone staircases, the main one and the service, lead to the upper floor. On the second floor there is a large hallway which leads to 7 bedrooms, one of which with frescoes of XVIII century and five bathrooms.
In addition to the main building there are two apartments: one of 100 square meters on the ground floor with private garden, 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and living room. The other of 90 square meters on two floors, on the ground floor two double bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The property also includes a two-room apartment with a double bedroom, a kitchenette and a bathroom, totaling 45 square meters.
Land of about 6000 square meter.
The estate has been recently restored, which brought into light old wall elements of the ancient castle. The villa has all modern comforts and at the same time it preserved the old fascinating style with its cotto floors, wooden beams and brick arches.
Distances: The villa is about 20 km from Florence and Siena: 30 km, Pisa International Airport: 110 km, San Gimignano 48 km, sea: 115 km, Ugolino Golf: 15 min., Florence Airport (Peretola): 25 km (national and international flights)