Set in the charming town of Chianni, walking distance to shops and restaurants with wonderful views over the Tuscan landscape, this house (230 sqm), with garden, parking, garage and terrace, offers excellent flexibility for home or for a rental or for a combination of both.
There is ample space which offers excellent flexibility for home or for a rental or for a combination of both. With the potential to put your own mark on it, the bones of the property are solid and the finished part has been created with quality materials and craftsmanship. The top floor terrace is magnificent and there is ample garden front and back, private driveway, parking and garage.
The accommodation comprises: on the ground floor there is a portico, a large garage and from the main access door you walk through a hallway into a large room with fireplace brick arch with a large kitchen where there is access to the garden; on the same floor there is also a spacious utility room and a bathroom.
on the first floor there is potential to make your own mark as this level is currently unfinished. There is a large living room with a central fireplace, a kitchen and two bedrooms and a bathroom;
on the second floor there is a very large ‘open space’ sitting room, library and study which could become a third bedroom. This floor could easily become a self-contained unit. Off this room is a very large terrace with a huge, panoramic view.
The gardens are level, mostly lawned and well kept. In the back garden is an area for barbecues and it is perfect for socialising with friends.
The centre of the picturesque little town of Chianni, where the houses are huddled together and the narrow cobbled lanes are flanked with shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, is within walking distance. Surrounded by vegetation with chestnut woods and olive groves, Chianni is 350 meters above sea level and has splendid views over the valley below. There is a sense of timelessness and yet we are just 40 minutes from Pisa airport. The coastal towns of Castiglioncello and Cecina, the golf courses of Pisa and Castelfalfi, and the remains of Etruscan villages, such as Volterra and San Gimignano, are all within 30 minutes.
Nestled between Pisa and Florence, in the Tuscan hills, 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. Here Andrea Boccelli was born and it is in the heart of Valdera in Lajatico that the famous Teatro del Silenzio (the Theatre of Silence) where natural landscape creates a breathtaking setting and in the summer months some of the biggest names in opera come for a special performance.
Pontedera (trains) 20 km, Volterra 35 km, Cecina (beaches) 35 km, Pisa (airport) 40 km, San Gimignano 45 km, Lucca 50 km, Florence 80 km, Siena 80 km.