A large property requiring restoration set in 5 hectares of land with beautiful Tuscan views. The building extends to 600 sq meters and there is a detached chapel and stone barn on the land. The land is cultivated with corn and wheat.
A large property requiring restoration set in 5 hectares of land with beautiful Tuscan views. The building extends to 600 sq meters and there is a detached chapel and stone barn on the land. The land is cultivated with corn and wheat.nThe house requires modernisation and some restoration work
Accessed from the gated drive lined with cypress trees leading up to this hilltop location. A large courtyard at the front of the house offers ample parking.
The property is accessed to a large entrance hall, kitchen, dining room, a reception room of nearly 100 sq meters with vaulted brick ceiling, library, drawing room, 2 bathrooms and a separate self contained 2 bedroom accommodation with living room and kitchen;
upstairs there are 10 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, further 2 reception room and a spiral staircase that leads to converted attic area with 4 rooms.
The chapel opens onto the front courtyard.
The property has main services and central heating although not in working order.
The building offers potential as a commercial property or large home.
The little town of Chianni is just 2 km away.
Distances: Airport Pisa 43 km, Train Station Pontedera 20 km, Beaches Cecina 35 km, Florence 80 km, Volterra 34 km, Siena 80 km, Lucca 49 km
The pircturesque little town of Chianni where the houses are huddled together and its’ narrow stone streets are flanked with shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, is within walking distance..
Surrounded by vegetation with chestnut woods and olive groves, Chianni is 350 meters above sea level and has splendid views over the valley below.
It’s hidden position has helped to maintain the sense of timelessness away from the stampede of tourists yet just 40 minutes drive from Pisa airport, the coastal cities of Castiglioncello and Cecina on the Tyrrhenian coast, or the golf courses of Pisa and Castelfalfi, or the remains of Etruscan and historic towns, such as Volterra, are all within 30 minutes drive.
Chianni is also located just 5 km from Casciana Terme, a historic spa town.
The town is located in Valdera in Central Tuscany between Pisa and Florence, this colourful landscape of rolling hills dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes flanked with tall dark green cypress trees epitomise the Tuscan landscape.
The area is scattered with historical towns and medieval villages, castles and country churches and a landscape with golden meadows of wheat dancing in the breeze, vineyards, olive groves and fields of sunflowers. Meandering through the countryside of Valdera you feel the vestiges of the mysterious Etruscan civilization. Here Andrea Boccelli was born and bred and it is in the heart of Valdera in Lajatico that the famous Teatro del Silenzio (the Theatre of Silence) where natural landscape creates a breathtaking setting and in the summer months some of the biggest names in opera come for a special performance.
Casciana Terme has thermal waters and spa facilities and is a pretty town with piazzas and cafès serving the local wine. The città d’arte (cities of art) include Volterra, San Gimignano, Palaia and Florence.
(please note, this may not be the properties exact location due to security reasons)