A prestigious farmhouse for sale in Tuscany, in the municipality of Cetona and only a few hundred metres from the centre of the small village of Piazze. This property has been elegantly and carefully restored and is about 410sqm in size on four levels. There is also a fabulous swimming pool as well as a landscaped garden of 6,800sqm.
The tranquil village of Piazze is halfway between Cetona, a medieval town rich in artists and writers as well as for its peace and beauty of its landscapes and San Casciano dei Bagni, today famous for the Fonteverde spa, included in the Leading Small Hotels of the World and The Great Spa Hotels in the World and considered one of the finest. The property is easily reached thanks to the proximity of the Chiusi-Chianciano Terme motorway exit and Fabro which is about 15 km away. The historic cities of Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Perugia, and Orvieto are about 30 minutes to an hour and a quarter drives away. Other important historic centres nearby are Montepulciano, Pienza, San Quirico d’Orcia, Radicofani, Chiusi, Sarteano and Città Della Pieve which are tourist and gastronomic destinations. The thermal spas of San Casciano dei Bagni, Bagni San Filippo and Bagno Vignoni are all nearby (6Km, 35Km and 50Km respectively). Mount Amiata is half an hour away by car and there are ski facilities there in the winter.
The farmhouse for sale is surrounded by a lush romantic garden where there are pergolas of yellow roses, small lavender plants, roses and hedges. There is also an abundance of medicinal plants that are the backdrop to the charming swimming pool. The farmhouse enjoys a unique view of the rolling hills of Tuscany. At night the property and its garden come alive thanks to the various lights that make this an even more magical location. The farmhouse is in a very good condition both externally and internally and is about 410sqm in size on four levels:
The ground floor has a spacious entrance hall, two large living rooms, one of which has a wonderful fireplace and overlooks a charming pergola.
From the entrance, a few steps leads to the slightly higher levels:
-A kitchen, a dining area with a beautiful, antique fireplace and a large window that has a breathtaking view. The kitchen leads to another impressive pergola.
-The first double bedroom with ensuite bathroom
-On the other side of the wall there is a hallway that leads to two bedrooms (each with owns bathroom)
On the first floor there is a fourth bedroom with ensuite bathroom and in the basement there is a spacious garage, all technical areas such as the boiler and autoclave, and a hallway that has access to a laundry room and a characteristic cellar.
The enjoyment of the garden and the views is favoured by its terraces and pergolas.
There is also a stunning swimming pool, as well as a landscaped garden of 6,800sqm.
State of repair
The farmhouse for sale is in an excellent ‘move in’ condition. Externally there are stone facades while internally there are the original terracotta floors and wooden beamed and terracotta tiled ceilings. There are several interior exposed stone walls. The garden, which is one of the main features of the property, has prestigious plants, fruit trees and a unique view of the Tuscan countryside. The garden has always been well maintained giving the property added value. The swimming pool has been created within a natural setting.
All utilities are present and functioning within the property. There is a GPL gas heating system with an underground gas storage tank. There is also mains water supply and a well for the garden irrigation system. There is electricity, a telephone landline, TV SATV, and the possibility to install ADSL (internet).
Land registry details
The property is registered with the Catasto Fabbricati for the municipality of Cetona (SI) while the land is registered with Catasto terreni for the same municipality.
Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations
A private individual owns the property and the sale is subject to a property registration tax of 9% of the cadastral building value as a second home and 12% of the cadastral land value.
Potential Land Use
This charming property is ideal as a luxury private holiday residence in one of the most beautiful areas of southern Tuscany. The property would also be perfect as a permanent main house thanks to its very comfortable space as well as its proximity to the town. A tempting option would be to include the property in the tourist holiday rental market gaining no doubt excellent profitability.
(please note, this may not be the properties exact location due to security reasons)