Villa gli Olmi is a delightful country property just 11 kilometres from the centre of Florence in a picturesque and serene location nestled in the Florentine hills offering a genuine taste of the Tuscan rural lifestyle.
The charming Villa gli Olmi is in a tranquil location along an ancient Roman road that for centuries served as the main route between Florence and Rome. Nestling in the Florentine hills close to the village of Bagno a Ripoli, it is completely immersed in nature. It is, however, just a short drive from the centre of Florence, offering a perfect compromise between country and city life. The property, lovingly restored, has enchanting, far-reaching views of Vallombrosa, Pieve di Miransu’ and Villa Castiglionco.
The villa, lavishly built in the year 1709, has the date of its construction noted on the coat of arms visible on the main façade of the villa. The noble Rinuccini family-owned Villa gli Olmi for almost a thousand years along with the surrounding lands and other nearby properties.
For the past eleven years, Villa gli Olmi is a highly successful Bed & Breakfast business earning excellent ratings on both Trip Advisor and Booking.com. It has always promoted eco-sustainability and organises various holistic activities for guests given its tranquil location. Villa gli Olmi has year after year, made the list of Top10 tourist lodgings in Italy.
This unique property is spread over four separate constructions, that include the main 18th century villa, a restored hay barn and two other recently constructed buildings.
The main villa is a two-storey stone building, covering an area of 440 square metres offering all the genuine charm of an authentic Tuscan home. Adjacent is a restored former barn, approximately 260 square metres in size, offering 32 separate useful spaces that can be adapted (excluding hallways and the entrance area) and it also features eleven bedrooms and eleven bathrooms.
The two other more recently constructed buildings, open on all four sides, have covered loggias, a wood-burning oven and an agricultural annex. Both buildings have separate access from the main road.
The property is currently used by the owner as his home and a part of the property is a B&B. The property can be reconverted into a single home for a large family.
The property is found in the countryside at a few kilometers from the city centre of Florence.
The property is owned by a private individual, therefore it is subject to registration taxes. It is in compliance with the urban planning regulation.