Restored Convent. About 6 km away from the sandy beaches of the Tyrrhenian Sea, 3km from the village of California and 4km from Bolgheri, this delightful property is surrounded by vineyards, pine forests and an 18 hole golf course. The Via Aurelia, a 2000 year old trade route between Genoa and Rome, is 3 km away and offers quick connections to Pisa Airport (45 minutes) as well to Lucca, Siena, Florence (1 hour). The marinas of Rosignano, Cecina and San Vincenzo can be reached in 45 minutes.
The property comprises a restored villa of 500 sqm divided into a main apartment and 3 independent suites with 6.5 hectares of land with a lovely pool of 10 x 4 m.
Thought to be an 18th century convent, the building has many unique architectural features not found in other properties in the area. Renovated with care in 1996/1997, the property has a spacious layout with beautiful vaulted ceilings and fireplaces. Finished to the highest standards, the property has double glazed windows with shutters made of chestnut wood, chest nut wood doors, granite counter tops in the kitchens and bathrooms, terracotta floors with hand made ‘mezzane’ and traditional plastered white walls.
Arranged on 3 storeys (2 storeys plus an attic), the property provides 500 sqm of living space with 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 spacious kitchens with dining areas and an impressive 55 sqm living room.
Today, the property is divided into a main apartment and three independent suites, which can be used jointly or individually to create a flexible layout.
6500 sqm of land. Adjacent vineyards of up to 25 hectares, producing Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Vermentino wines may be available to purchase or lease.
A circular boardwalk provides terraced areas surrounded by lavender, pomegranate, rosemary and roses.
1,200 sqm courtyard with marble gravel.
200 sqm lawn.
10 x 4 m swimming pool.
Outdoor pizza oven and BBQ.
Car port for 4 cars.
Gas central heating with two independent circuits. Waste water treatment. Private wells in addition to mains water. ADSL connection for phone / internet with Wi-Fi. Satellite connection is available.
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* character property
* close to amenities
* former convent
* Near sea
* original features
* Swimming Pool
* vaulted ceilings
* Vineyard available
Property Id : 365851
Price: € 890.000
Property Size: 500 m2
Property Lot Size: 6.500 m2
Agent-property-title: Restored Convent with Pool near Sea