Large stone farmhouse with outbuildings and a substantial barn to restore, in a great location, close to Siena in Tuscany. Perfect as an exceptional family home, or with opportunity for commercial or guest house use. These opportunities are increasingly rare in the heart of Tuscany. Parts of the main house are in fair condition.
Impressive stone farmhouse, outbuildings and barn, totalling 670 sqm (around 7,200 sq ft), full of original character, to restore. The land area is extensive at 22 hectares (50 acres). The farmhouse currently consists of a large room with fireplace, plus three additional rooms on the ground floor. On the first floor are three bedrooms (one with en-suite bathroom), plus another bathroom. There is also a large living room/ kitchen, two further bedrooms and bathroom.
There is a large barn to restore with a covered loggia and outdoor pizza oven. There is also a small stone building with loggia; and a further building with sitting room/ kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. One further building, on two levels, offers further potential.
There is lapsed planning permission and plenty of space for a swimming pool. The property has easy access and also offers potential as a business.
L’Architrave works with a sister company and a Geometra to be able to provide planning guidance, design consultancy and project management of all required works. This team have overseen a number of wonderful restorations in the area.
Nestled south of Florence, just 10 km from Siena this property is set in an ideal location.
The property enjoys a central position with respect to major artistic, cultural and gastronomic places of interest. Siena with the art treasures and the exciting ‘Palio’, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Montalcino, the thermal Spa and wellness resort of Petriolo are only a few minutes away.The area of Sovicille is largely covered by forests and has retained the native beauty of the landscape. To the south, where the Merse River flows, a nature reserve protects the rich and varied flora and fauna. It is the land of “wine”: Poggiarello is the one of the most popular Toscana IGT wines. In the town of Sovicille there are shops, supermarkets, excellent restaurants and bars.
With a reputation that goes back to the Roman age, the Petriolo thermal springs are immersed in nature between Val di Merse and the Maremma. The natural landscape offers numerous opportunities for long excursions, hikes and visits to natural oases. The thermal springs of Bagni di Petriolo gush from the ground at a temperature of 43°C. This water is rich in salt and it is believed to have therapeutic properties.
Distances: Siena 10 km, Sovicille 5 km, Petriolo (Thermal Wellness Center) 20 km, Montalcino 50 km, Coast 70 km, Florence 70 km, Pisa 100 km, Rome 240 km.