Set at the top of an historical building this property offers beautiful views over the rooftops to the countryside beyond. Beautiful, spacious apartment in the heart of the well kept village of Chianni.
Set at the top of an historical building this property offers beautiful views over the rooftops to the countryside beyond.
Beautiful, spacious apartment in the heart of the well kept village of Chianni. The property has been carefully restored by the current owner to provide a warm and welcoming home, Of particular note is a wonderful roof terrace of 20 sqm, which has great views and is ideal for barbecues and outdoor dining.
The house is entered from a paved street of the charming village, in an historical building. There is a large door and well-kept stairway up the apartment which in on the top floor (second) and has breathtaking views. Stepping though the entrance hall is the bright living room with fireplace and with four lovely arched windows offering light and views over the rooftops to the countryside beyond. The kitchen is well-equipped and easily holds a large table and chairs. This opens onto the roof terrace which is ideal for eating outside. There are two good double bedrooms and a modern bathroom with shower. The accommodation extends to 95 sqm.
The property is connected to all utilities and central heating.
The town is located in Valdera in Central Tuscany between Pisa and Florence. This colourful landscape of rolling hills is dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes flanked with tall dark green cypress trees which epitomise the Tuscan landscape. The medieval village is set around a pretty piazzas with little cobbled lanes and has a great selection of coffee bars, shops, restaurants, a chemist and a bank. Chianni is set in the heart of Tuscany amid beautiful scenery and it is an ideal base for exploring the cultural cities of Tuscany. There are also several vineyards with wine tasting and hills covered in olive trees making some of the best local olive oil. The little town is perched on a hill with splendid views over the valley below.
The area is scattered with historical towns and medieval villages, castles and country churches and a landscape with golden meadows of wheat, vineyards, olive groves and fields of sunflowers. Meandering through the countryside of Valdera you feel the vestiges of the mysterious Etruscan civilization. It is here that Andrea Boccelli, the famous tenor, was born and bred and it is in the heart of Valdera in Lajatico that he created the famous Teatro del Silenzio (the Theatre of Silence) where the natural landscape creates a breathtaking setting and in the summer months some of the biggest international names in opera and music come for a special annual performance.
Casciana Terme, just 5 kms away, 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) close by include Volterra, San Gimignano, Palaia and Florence.The picturesque beaches of Castiglioncello and Cecina on the Tyrrhenian coast, the golf courses of Pisa and Castelfalfi, and the remains of Etruscan and historic towns such as Volterra are all within a 30 minutes drive.
Distances : Pisa (airport) 43 km, Pontedera (train station) 20 km, Beaches 30 km, Volterra 34 km, Lucca 45 km, Siena 80 km, Florence 80 km.