Borgo In Chianti

Borgo in Chianti – enchanting hamlet for sale in the hills outside of Greve in Chianti

Price €: Up to 5M
Rif. PV26509

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside
  • City: Greve in Chianti
  • Province: Florence
  • Typology: Boutique Hotel Villa Winery
  • Size: 1975mq – 21.258 sq.ft.
  • Land: 30 hectares – 74 acres
  • Bedrooms: 14
  • Bathrooms: 11
  • Number of buildings: 10
  • Condition: Overall in good condition, there are areas of the borgo that require restoration works.
  • Private access road: Yes
  • Pool: Yes (10x7 meters)
  • Vineyard: 3 hectares (Sangiovese, Merlot & Petit Verdaux)
  • Garden: Yes
  • Olive Groves (# of trees): 2 hectares in production (400 trees)
  • Heating: Yes
  • Parking: External Area used for parking.
  • Solar panels: No
  • Water: Yes

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Greve in Chianti 5km
  • Florence 28km
  • Siena 65km
  • Rome 270km

  • Coast:
  • Livorno 100km
  • Viareggio 120km
  • Forte dei Marmi 135km

  • Airports:
  • Florence 36km
  • Pisa 97km

  • Highways:
  • SR 222 Chiantigiana Road
  • SP 118
  • Raccordo Autostradale Florence – Siena (motorway connection)

Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside

Brief Description

Borgo In Chianti is a 15th century estate located a short distance from the famous town of Greve in Chianti and also Florence city centre. The magical hamlet is found on 30 hectares of land, made up of 3 hectares of newly planted vineyards, specialized in Sangiovese, Merlot and Petit Verdaux grapes, 2 hectares of olive groves with approximately 400 trees that produce fine extra virgin olive oil and a breathtaking panoramic garden with a beautiful swimming pool (10×7 meters) surrounded by olive trees and adorning trees.   The estate is rather immense as there are 10 buildings measuring a total of approximately 1.975mq with a total of 14 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms.

Energy Class G

Location

Borgo In Chianti is located a short distance from the famous town of Greve in Chianti.

Greve in Chianti is a desirable location known as the “gateway” into the Chianti region. The town is famous for its piazza, which has been a market place since the Middle Ages. In the center of the piazza stands the bronze statue of explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano, who discovered the New York Bay. At the top of the square stands the Church of Santa Croce, originally medieval and remodeled according to Renaissance Revival. The church displays a triptych depicting Madonna and Saints by Bicci di Lorenzo.

The Antica Macelleria Falorni can be found in Greve and it is a historical butcher shop that sells only typical products produced in Chianti. Other places to visit are Querciabella in Greve in Chianti, the Castello di Ama of Lecchi in Chiantiand Fontodi Winery in Panzano in Chianti which offer some of the best wines in the area.

Description in Detail

Borgo In Chianti is a 15th century estate located a short distance from the famous town of Greve in Chianti and also Florence city centre. The magical hamlet is found on 30 hectares of land, made up of 3 hectares of newly planted vineyards, specialized in Sangiovese, Merlot and Petit Verdaux grapes, 2 hectares of olive groves with approximately 400 trees that produce fine extra virgin olive oil and a breathtaking panoramic garden with a beautiful swimming pool (10×7 meters) surrounded by olive trees and adorning trees. There is also a private road that divides the borgo, creating for an exclusive estate. The estate currently works as both an agricultural company producing wine and olive oil, along as an agriturismo for tourist rentals.

The surface area of the estate measures approximately 1.975mq and includes a total of 10 buildings.

Main Villa:

The main villa dates back to the 15th century and has recently been restored to a perfect condition. The two-story villa measures approximately 550mq, and includes pietra serena entranceways and various fireplaces also in pietra serena.

The ground floor is composed of a spacious entrance, a studio, a guest bathroom, a double living area, a dining room, a fully equipped kitchen with pantry and laundry area.

The first floor accommodates six bedrooms and three bathrooms.

The villa also has two spaces measuring 60mq, which are currently used to age balsamic vinegar.

Cantina:

Underlying the villa can be found the stone cantina measuring approximately 480mq. The cantina has been modernized with Inox tanks and oak barrels. Adjoining the cantina can be found 3 spaces measuring approximately 170mq that require renovation works. The spaces can eventually be designed to become new apartments for the agriturismo.

Limonaia/Greenhouse:

The limonaia/greenhouse measures approximately 50mq and during the winter months houses up to 30 plants.

Apartments:

Apartment 1: is found adjacent to the Main Villa and measures approximately 80mq, currently used as the caretaker’s residence. The apartment has a loggia and a terrace with breathtaking views of the valley.

Apartment 2: is in excellent condition and measures approximately 130mq developing on two floors. The apartment has a lovely entrance, a kitchen, a living room with fireplace, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, along with a private garden.

Farmhouses:

Farmhouse 1: includes a small store for the sale of agricultural products.  There is also a fully restored apartment measuring 55mq, large enough to sleep 3 people, with an independent garden.

Farmhouse 2: is composed of a new restaurant that fit up to 35 people inside and 35 people outside. The farmhouse also includes a restored apartment measuring approximately 60mq that sleeps 3 people, with an independent garden.

Farmhouse 3: the largest farmhouse measures approximately 250mq and develops on two floors. The ground floor accommodates the old horse stalls, whereas the first floor has a fully restored apartment with a spacious kitchen, a living room, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an independent garden.

Fienile/Barn:

The old barn is very lovely yet requires restoration works and measures approximately 90mq. This building can be restored and turned into an apartment for guest rental.

Current State and Condition

The property is in good condition, yet requires restoration works in some of the buildings.

Land Registry Details

The property is in good standing and in compliance with local building and zoning regulations. When a sale is registered to a private individual, it is subject to a mortgage and/or cadastral registry fee, following the laws for that specific case/circumstance of the acquirer.

Utilities and Services

All necessary utilities are present.

Potential Uses

The property is the perfect solution for whoever has wished to manage a borgo tourist rental location in Chianti, Tuscany. The estate is ideal for the location of a boutique hotel with restaurant and spa.

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Greve in Chianti 5km
  • Florence 28km
  • Siena 65km
  • Rome 270km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Livorno 100km
  • Viareggio 120km
  • Forte dei Marmi 135km

Airports:

  • Florence 36km
  • Pisa 97km

Highways:

  • SR 222 Chiantigiana Road
  • SP 118
  • Raccordo Autostradale Florence – Siena (motorway connection)

Sport Facilities

  • Ugolino Golf Club is a prestigious golf club located in a peaceful environment near the border of Chianti http://www.golfugolino.it/en;
  • The Royal Golf La Bagnaia located near Siena is an 18 hole golf course designed by architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. The course offers beautiful lakes and a majestic Club House http://www.royalgolflabagnaia.com/

Annual Festival in the Area

  • Chianti Classico Wine Festival on the second weekend of every September the town of Greve celebrates a big wine festival.

Florence city center is located only 30 minutes away and offers the following activities:

  • Scoppio del Carro every year on Easter Sunday, Florence celebrates the Scoppio del Carro, or the ‘Explosion of the Cart’. An old tradition where a wagon is pulled through the streets of Florence up to the main square between the Baptistery and Cathedral. The cart holds an arsenal of fireworks and a dove-shaped rocket (symbolising the Holy Spirit) that are set off. https://www.visitflorence.com/florence-events/explosion-of-the-cart-easter.html;
  • Calcio Storico Fiorentino is a combination of soccer, rugby and wrestling. The sport was founded in the 16th century and is played in historical costumes. The four teams representing the historical neighbourhoods of the city play every year on June 24, which is the feast day for Florence’s Patron, St. John the Baptist https://www.visitflorence.com/florence-events/calcio-storico-fiorentino.html;
  • Florence Christmas Markets: the largest Christmas market in Florence takes place in Piazza Santa Croce, and begins at the end of November and ends a few days before Christmas. The market offers crafts, food products, small furniture and Christmas decorations http://www.xmas-markets.org/florence-christmas-markets/.

Suggested Restaurants

  • Old Butcher Cecchini by Dario Cecchini is located in Panzano, and is a wonderful restaurant famous for the chef’s T-bone steak, his restaurant is a must for those staying in the area http://www.dariocecchini.com/dariocecchini/en/;
  • Enoteca Pinchiorri a 3 Michelin Star restaurant located in Florence and offers an elegant blend of modern design and a sophisticated menu http://enotecapinchiorri.it;
  • Il Palagio a 1 Michelin Star restaurant located at the Four Seasons Hotel Florence, owes its culinary excellence to executive chef Vito Mollica http://www.ilpalagioristorante.it.

Suggested Hotels

  • Villa Bordoni is a refined 5 Star hotel located in an 11th-century watchtower. It was voted as one of the “Best New Hotels in the World” in 2006-2007 by Condé Nast Traveller http://www.villabordoni.com/;
  • Castello Vicchiomaggio is a castle turned into a luxury hotel http://www.vicchiomaggio.it/;
  • The Four Seasons Hotel is a 5 star resort located in Florence, set in a former 16th-Century convent near Giardino della Gherardesca found close to all of the city’s attractions http://www.fourseasons.com/florence/;
  • Westin Excelsior is located in an enchanting and historical building in piazza Ognissanti, in the heart of Florence. Here you will find one of the best views of the city http://www.westinflorence.com/;
  • The St. Regis of Florence is set in a historic building, and offers a Michelin-star restaurant, Winter Garden by Caino, this 5-star hotel features luxury rooms with antique furnishings http://www.stregisflorence.com. 

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