Superb character property dating back to the beginning of the 20th century situated in a quiet location with ample garden and beautiful views. The property has much character and style with and reflects an authentic Tuscan atmosphere.
Superb character property dating back to the beginning of the 20th century situated in a quiet location with ample garden and beautiful views. The property has much character and style with and reflects an authentic Tuscan atmosphere.nThe property is accessed through a gate and there is an outbuilding of 80 sq meters currently used as storage.
The main house extends to 450 sq meters and is entered through an arched portico which also offers a lovely area for outdoor dining and relaxing.
There is a large living room with fireplace, kitchen, store room and bathroom on the ground floor ;
upstairs there are 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a further large living room with full height arched windows overlooking the garden and view and high beamed ceiling
The rooms are spacious and bright.
The property requires some cosmetic work and the installation of a kitchen.
There are 3 hectares of land including 2 800 of garden with mature trees and 2 hectares of vineyard in full production of San Giovese, Trebbiano and Colombana grapes and 1 hectare of woodland.
The property is connected to main services and has central heating.
The outbuilding is currently used as storage but offers potential.
This is a unique property in a beautiful position.
There are amenities in the nearby village which is within walking distance and has an excellent restaurant and shops. There are 2 famous golf courses just 25 and 40 km from the property.
Distances : walking distance to amenities, 8 km to the lovely town of Crespina, Pisa 25 km, Lucca 50 km, Volterra 50 km, Florence 80 km, San Gimignano 60 km, beaches 25 km.
The larger town of Crespina is just 8 km and was once a battle ground contested by Pisa and Florence with the ensuing dismantling of the once large castle at the top of the town gave way in the 17th century to the building of impressive villas by some of its many famous poets, artists and writers that made this town their home. Some of these villas are open to the public and well worth a visit to view the fine architecture and beautiful formal gardens such as at the Villa Belvedere, set in a panoramic position and with a lemon tree conservatory, Villa Corsini Valdisonzi, Villa Il Poggio and the Villa-museum of Carlo Pepi, an art critic, with exceptional collection of contemporary paintings.
Good Tuscan wines are produced in the area where the climate is mild . There is an abundance of streams and lakes around the little town and is a bird watchers paradise.
Every year on September 29 the village celebrates its symbol, the owl and all protected species with food , wine and a fair.
The town is located in the area of 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)