This property, located in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, is composed of the Villa Castrum, the Villa della Torre Vecchia and 6 Apartments. Villa Castrum takes its name from the ancient Castle, whose existence is documented as early as 1037, and stands on a gentle hill. It has been carefully restored in two luxury housing units that are independent but connected. The entrance gate opens onto the tree-lined avenue and the private area of the Villa, which includes 4 parking spaces, the lush Italian garden, the olive tree garden and the private swimming pool. The main entrance leads to the bright frescoed hall; on the ground floor there is the large kitchen, the dining room with vaulted ceilings and fireplace, the TV room, a double bedroom with private bathroom with shower and a bathroom with bathtub. The upper floor houses two double bedrooms with private bathroom and two twin bedrooms, one of which with private bathroom. A balcony runs along the facade of the Villa offering a wonderful view of the Tuscan countryside and unforgettable sunsets. An internal door connects to the second unit, which has a double bedroom with bathroom, twin bedroom, service bathroom and kitchen. Torre Vecchia was born from a careful and delicate restoration of a portion of the ancient castle. Warm colours, antiques, memories of the past make Villa Torre Vecchia an enchanting residence. The villa has 4 elegant bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, each original and characterized by wooden beamed ceilings and Florentine terracotta and travertine floors, a kitchen, a cosy living room with fireplace, a dining room and an additional dining area in the bright veranda overlooking the garden and swimming pool. Independent entrance, private garden, direct access to the second swimming pool. The 6 apartments are all independent and have a private garden. Most are characterized by wooden beamed ceilings and Florentine terracotta floors. The refined furnishings are original.
The property is located in the municipality of Barberino Val d’Elsa, in the centre of Tuscany, surrounded by rolling hills, vineyards, olive groves and with a lush garden. Numerous treasures of Tuscany are within easy reach of the property. The renowned cities of Florence and Siena, San Gimignano, Greve in Chianti and all the picturesque medieval villages of Chianti are less than an hour away by car. Pisa, Lucca, Volterra and Versilia are within an hour away. Around the property: cellars and excellent typical restaurants where you can appreciate the numerous culinary traditions of the region. Barberino Val d’Elsa is less than 10 km from the property, it is a medieval village part of the Chianti Classico wine district, a small jewel perched on a gentle hill overlooking the valley of the Elsa river from which it takes its name, at an altitude 373 meters above sea level, in a region characterized by oak forests, rows of vines and olive trees. The historic centre, enclosed within the ancient walls and of particular charm, includes some works of particular historical interest including the Porta Senese dating back to the 14th century, the Ospedale dei Pellegrini dated 1365 and the majestic Church of San Bartolomeo, rebuilt in 1910 in neoclassical style. From the terrace located in front of the church, you can admire the suggestive panorama of the Chianti hills. A short distance from the historic centre you can admire the restored dome of San Michele Arcangelo which exactly reproduces, on a scale of 1: 8, that of the much more famous Cathedral of Florence. The chapel was built in memory of the city of Semifonte town, razed to the ground by the Florentines in 1202.