Restored farmhouse set in its own land with stunning views. The property is on two levels and situated just 2 kms from the town of Lajatico in Central Tuscany.
The property is accessed from a gated drive and offers ample parking area.
Accommodation has been divided into two self contained units with one on each level.
The ground floor is entered into a large living – dining area with arch and exposed stone walls, kitchen opening onto the back garden, bedroom, bathroom and a garage/store room.
An outside staircase with portico leads to the other portion with an entrance hall, large kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms, ante-room and bathroom.
Each level is 130 sq meters plus the garage of 36 sq meters.
There is also an outhouse on the land containing a bread/pizza oven.
The garden totals 3 800 square meters and surrounds the house with mature fruit trees and lawn.
The property is connected to main services and includes central heating that runs off both gas or wood-pellet stove.
The building has been well-maintained and has many original features with terracotta tiled floors, exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings.
Set in Central Tuscany just 2 kms from the lovely town of Lajatico, birthplace of the tenor Andrea Boccelli, it is set in breathtaking countryside. The natural contours of the land have been used to create the Teatro del Silenzio. In the summer months some of the biggest names in opera come for a special performance with the singers. This open air theatre was built especially to host this just once annual event and hence its name. The quintessential Tuscan countryside around Lajatico offers superb views.
The area is in the heart of Tuscany nestled between Pisa and Florence this colourful landscape of rolling hills dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes flanked with tall dark green cypress trees which epitomise Tuscany.
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.
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 and Palaia with Florence just 60 km and Pisa 30 km away.
(please note, this may not be the properties exact location due to security reasons)