Villa Desiree 1 (9)

Casa Desiderio – Graceful Florentine Countryside Retreat

Price €: 1.200.000
Rif. PV34372

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Florence Tuscan Countryside
  • City: Florence
  • Typology: Villa
  • Size: 255m2 - 2745 ft (+ 34m2 dependance and 24m2 annex/study)
  • Land: 2.4 ha / 5.9 acres
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of buildings: 3
  • Condition: Very good condition
  • Private access road: Yes
  • Pool: Round swimming pool 7m in diameter
  • Garden: Yes, panoramic views
  • Olive Groves (# of trees): Yes, 320 olive trees
  • Air conditioning: Yes
  • Heating: Gas
  • Parking: Yes
  • Water: Yes, private well with sufficient water
  • Extra features: Independent study, independent staff apartment, panoramic positions, 3 loggias , elegant round swimming pool

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Florence – 9 km
  •  Greve in Chianti – 20km
  •  Panzano – 25km
  •  Siena – 69km
  •  Livorno- 97km

  • Coast:
  • Livorno – 97km
  • Viareggio – 107km
  • Forte dei Marmi – 117km

  • Airports:
  • Florence Airport – 18km
  • Pisa Airport – 87km

  • Highways:
  • SGC Florence – Pisa – Livorno,
  • A1 Autostrada del Sole

Brief Description

Casa Desiderio towers over the glowing hills of the Florentine countryside in a fantastic panoramic position. A graceful residence surrounded by a vibrant lush garden and a large olive grove. At a mere 10-minute drive from Florence, it is the perfect family home or countryside villa just around the corner from the breathtaking renaissance city.

The luxurious estate is made up of a main villa with highly luminous interiors, 3 bedrooms with private bathrooms, an outbuilding used as a study, and an independent staff apartment.

The property is completed by a lovely garden with breathtaking views, 2.4 ha of land with a large olive grove, and a swimming pool with views over the countryside.

Casa Desiderio is characterized by one of the most beautiful panoramas found in the Florentine countryside. The villa would be an ideal first or second home because of its proximity to Florence, and makes the perfect get away to share the Tuscan experience with friends and family.

Location

Casa Desiderio is located in the Florentine countryside, approximately a 10 minutes drive from the city centre of Florence.

Florence is known as the cradle of the Renaissance and is home to artistic and architectural masterpieces. Among the most iconic places to visit are: Il Duomo di Santa Maria del Fiore, designed by Brunelleschi and Giotto, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery, where you can find on exhibition, works of art by Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci.

Only 30 minutes south of Florence the Chianti region is found, and it is here one can experience some of the most prestigious wines of Tuscany. The Castello di Ama of Lecchi in Chianti, Fontodi Winery in Panzano in Chianti, and Querciabella in Greve in Chianti offer some of the best wines in the area.

Description in Detail

Casa Desiderio towers over the glowing hills of the Florentine countryside in a fantastic panoramic position. A graceful residence surrounded by a vibrant lush garden and a large olive grove. At a mere 10-minute drive from Florence, it is the perfect family home or countryside villa just around the corner from the breathtaking renaissance city.

The luxurious estate is made up of a main villa with highly luminous interiors, an outbuilding used as a studio/office and an independent staff apartment.

The main villa 253m2 is composed of three floors:

  • Ground Floor: from the main entrance hall we access a capacious living room with a cozy fireplace and guest bathroom generously lit by large panoramic glass garden doors, the spacious contemporary kitchen with hamper and dining area has two accesses to the garden and the floor is completed by a double bedroom with private bathroom. The garden side of the property is protected by a graceful loggia that provides shade and a stunning view over the garden and surrounding landscape. The ground floor has direct access to 2 outdoor dining terraces. 
  • First floor: This floor has a large double bedroom with private bathroom and balcony and a master bedroom with a fireplace and a large marble bathroom with a jacuzzi.
  • Semi-basement: 45m2 surface used for storage and technical rooms.

 

Next to the main villa we find a renovated annex with a lovely loggia of 24m2 used as a study. A third independent building houses a 34m2 independent staff apartment with a living area, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.

The property is completed by 2.4 ha of land with a large olive grove counting 320 olive trees. A lush green garden is patched with areas for relaxation including a lovely sun patio and stylish round swimming pool with a diameter of 7m. The perfect place to relax and watch the sunset during the Tuscan summer.

Casa Desiderio is characterized by one of the most beautiful panoramas that you can find in the countryside close to Florence. The buildings of the estate are reversed towards the hills surrounding the property, providing an optimal panoramic view. Making it the perfect first or second country home just outside of Florence. A perfect get away to share the Tuscan experience with friends and family.

Current State and Condition

The property is in very good condition and needs some modernization works. 

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 cadastral registry fee, following the laws for that specific case/circumstance of the acquirer.

Utilities and Services

All of the necessary utilities and services are present.

Potential Uses

Casa Desiderio can be a perfect primary or secondary residence, due to its vicinity to Florence. 

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Florence – 9 km
  •  Greve in Chianti – 20km
  •  Panzano – 25km
  •  Siena – 69km
  •  Livorno- 97km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Livorno – 97km
  • Viareggio – 107km
  • Forte dei Marmi – 117km

Airports:

  • Florence Airport – 18km
  • Pisa Airport – 87km

Highways:

  • SGC Florence – Pisa – Livorno,
  • A1 Autostrada del Sole

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;
  • Golf and Country Club Le Pavoniere is located North-West of Florence and it is famous for its 18-hole golf course designed by the world-famous player Arnold Palmer http://www.pavoniere.it/?lang=en.

Annual Festival in the Area

  • The Cavalcade of the Magi: during the Feast of the Epiphany (the 12th day of Christmas) local churches celebrate the Adoration of the Magi. In Florence, the celebration involves a parade in magnificent costumes that evokes the arrival of the Three Wise Men to the town of Bethlehem in search of the Messiah https://www.visitflorence.com/florence-events/cavalcade-magi.html;
  • 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 (symbolizing the Holy Spirit) 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, 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

  • Enoteca Pinchiorri a 3 Michelin Star restaurant located in via Ghibellina, offers an elegant blend of modern design and a sophisticated menu http://enotecapinchiorri.it.;
  • Il Santo Bevitore and Il Santino, are two neighbouring restaurants that represent fine Italian cuisine http://ilsantobevitore.com;
  • Il Palagio a 1 Michelin Star restaurant located at the Four Seasons Hotel, owes its culinary excellence to executive chef Vito Mollica http://www.ilpalagioristorante.it.

Suggested Hotels

  • 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 http://www.westinflorence.com/;
  • The St. Regis of Florence is a 5-star hotel featuring luxury rooms and a Michelin-star restaurant http://www.stregisflorence.com.

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