Historic B&B for sale in Chianti

Borgo Antico – Historic Bed and Breakfast for sale in Chianti

Price €: Under 2.5M
Rif. PV15825

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside
  • City: Greve in Chianti
  • Province: Florence
  • Typology: Bed and Breakfast Country House
  • Size: 450 mq - 4844 sqft
  • Land: 1 ha - 2.5 acres
  • Bedrooms: 10
  • Bathrooms: 12
  • Number of buildings: 4
  • Condition: Ready to move in
  • Private access road: 2 roads, from Panzano in Chianti e from Greve
  • Pool: 2 pools, one is 6x12 meters - maximum depth 1,5mt
  • Garden: Yes
  • Heating: Yes
  • Parking: 15 car parking spots
  • Solar panels: No
  • Water: Yes

Distances:

  • Cities:

• Panzano in Chianti 6 km

• Greve in Chianti 10 km

• Florence 35 km

• Siena 39 km

• Pisa 95 km

  • Coast:

• Livorno 100 km

• Viareggio 126 km

• Forte dei Marmi  134 km

  • Airports:

• Florence 39 km

• Pisa 91 km

  • Highways:

• E35

• SS674

• Chiantigiana Road

Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside

Brief Description

Borgo Antico is the restoration of a historic 12th Century Castle that was partially destroyed in 1629 during the Siena-Florence battles.

Special care was taken to recreate the original style using only the original stonework recovered from the old fortress. This was done in order to recreate the atmosphere and transport you into medieval times.

On a hill top and laid out like a small village, this Bed and Breakfast comfortably accommodates 6 apartments total. Consisting of 4 buildings and 2 pools with a breathtaking panoramic view. It is a ready and able profitable investment for anyone looking to own a small luxury B&B and also live in Tuscany. There is even a maintenance team already living in and taking care of it.

Conveniently located close to Greve in Chianti and all its facilities.

The estate itself measures a total of 1ha in terrain, but there are additional hectares of surrounding land available to be purchased up to 24-25 hectares, including vineyards and olive groves.

Location

The area of Greve in Chianti is located between Firenze and Siena and also close to famous places like: Certaldo, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and many others.

In the surroundings of Greve, it is possible to take beautiful walks or hikes, go horseback riding and cycling in the splendid countryside. There are also many nearby sports facilities like “Ugolino Golf Club” which is only 15 km away from Greve. http://www.golfugolino.it/en

The property is easily accessible via the Florence-Siena highway or via the Chiantigiana road, one of the most fashionable roads in Chianti, which stretches over 70km of a panoramic landscape dotted with villages, castles, rolling hills and vineyards.

Distances: the charming little village of Panzano in Chianti with all kinds of shops and restaurants is only 6 km, Greve in Chianti 10 km (Greve in Chianti is also reachable by walking in 15 minutes downhill), Florence 35 km, Siena 35 km.

Airports: Florence 39 km; Pisa 91 km.

See “Lifestyle” section below for further information about the area and its facilities.

Description in Detail

This picturesque village B&B was created from the ruins of an ancient castle that in 1629 was partially destroyed by the Ghibellini’s guild of Siena who were fighting against the florentine Guelfi’s guild. The dominant position of the Castle made it strategically important for controlling communication between Florence and Siena.

During the restoration of the Castle, great care was taken in recreating the original external features that were designed to reproduce, as closely as possible, the original ones. Always using the original stone works taken from the old fortress, in order to recreate the atmosphere of the past.

Borgo Antico  is conveniently located close to Greve in Chianti and all its facilities, but is also perfectly situated in a quiet and panoramic hillside, nestling deep amidst vineyards and olive groves offering beautiful extensive views over the surrounding landscape of Chiantishire.

The estate itself measures a total of 1ha in terrain, but there are additional hectares of surrounding land available to be purchased up to 24-25 hectares, including vineyards and olive groves.

Borgo Antico consists of 4 independent units that offer a total of 6 unique apartments of various sizes, all of them nicely decorated in a rustic Tuscan style decor.

Also included is a common shared laundry room, a private parking space for up to 15 cars, a beautiful garden furnished with sun-beds, sun-umbrellas and tables, 2 swimming pools; one measuring 12 x 6 meters -maximum depth 1,5 m and breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards and olive groves.

The main house is distributed on two floors and offers 2 individual apartments on each floor. The first floor apartment has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room, kitchen and storage room. The second floor apartment has 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a living room, kitchen, storage room and huge wardrobe. Makes up a ground floor total of 136 m2.

The second building is distributed on 3 floors, including a cellar that is currently used as a storage room but could easily be converted into an additional room for guests because it has a private bathroom. The two floors above, each, offer an individual 1-bedroom apartment with a living room, kitchen and bathroom.

The third building is distributed on 2 floors, both offering a 1-bedroom apartment on each floor with a kitchen, living room and a bathroom.

The fourth building used to be a little chapel but now is a one-story apartment offering a bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom and mezzanine and one of the pools in the backyard.

Current State and Condition

The property is in full move-in-ready condition. Currently operates as a Bed and Breakfast generating a sustainable income and is a fully equipped, ready and able profitable investment for anyone looking to own a small luxury B&B and also live in Tuscany. There is even a maintenance team already living in and taking care of it.

Utilities and Services

In addition to the services described above, utilities are all present: electricity, and a water supply through a connection to the public water supply system.

Potential Uses

The property is a perfect solution to be immediately experienced and used as a second home during the summer periods and / or to go on being managed on international circuits of tourist rentals that at the moment generate an interesting income.

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

• Panzano in Chianti 6 km

• Greve in Chianti 10 km

• Florence 35 km

• Siena 39 km

• Pisa 95 km

Beaches & Lakes:

• Livorno 100 km

• Viareggio 126 km

• Forte dei Marmi  134 km

Airports:

• Florence 39 km

• Pisa 91 km

Highways:

• E35

• SS674

• Chiantigiana Road

Sport Facilities

• Golf Course 15 km  “Ugolino Golf Club”

• Horseback riding 10 km  www.clubippicosenese.it

Annual Festival in the Area

• Weekly market in the main piazza (Piazza Matteotti) of Greve in chianti every Saturday morning, lasting until about 1 pm

•  Annual antiquities fair held in Piazza Matteotti in Greve in Chianti on Easter Monday

• Annual Flower Festival (Festa dei Fiori) – usually the first weekend after the 1st of May. Flowering plants transform the main piazza of Greve in Chianti.

• Chianti Classico wine festival – every year on second weekend of September and the preceding Thursday and Friday, 10 – 13 September.

Suggested Restaurants

Eating a leisurely Italian meal is one of the great pleasures of the much sought after “Dolce Vita”. Tuscany is well known for its exclusive cuisine and quality agriculture and in Chianti you can find some of the best world renowned restaurants that offer a variety of regional gourmet dishes. For example, if you are a meat lover, we suggest the Old Butcher Cecchini  from Dario Cecchini (http://www.dariocecchini.com). World known and admired for his T-bone steak and his restaurant which is located in the area of Panzano is known to the point of being frequented often by celebrities, including actors like Jack Nicholson. Nearby in Greve in Chianti and equally noteworthy is the famous Ristoro Di Lamole (http://ristorodilamole.it), which not only offers exquisite traditional dishes but also a breathtaking view of the rollings hills. In the heart of the Chianti district, set in an elegant middle class residence, you’ll find La Locanda di Pietracupa (http://www.locandapietracupa.it), a family-run establishment that exudes culinary tradition as well as modernity, conviviality and friendliness. Another local chef celebrity is Flavio D’Auria who owns La Botte di Bacco (http://www.ristorantelabottedibacco.it) and is well known for his quality produce and creativity when preparing traditional Tuscan dishes.

Suggested Hotels

Being a an often frequented area, in Chianti you can also find splendid hotels and resorts. For example,near the main square of Greve in Chianti is the 3 star Albergo del Chianti (http://www.albergodelchianti.it) which also provides a great restaurant and wine tastings. Also nearby is the well known 4 star Villa Le Barone (http://villalebarone.com) which is a charming luxury hotel is located in Panzano in Chianti,

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