Villa B&B for sale in Chianti near Florence

Casa nella Collina – Country house with Bed & Breakfast for sale in Chianti

Price €: Under 2.5M
Rif. PV13545

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside
  • City: Greve in Chianti
  • Province: Florence
  • Typology: Bed and Breakfast Country House Villa
  • Size: 400 m2 - 4,305 sqft
  • Land: 4.6 ha - 11.3 acres
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Number of buildings: 2
  • Condition: Move-in ready
  • Private access road: Short section of white road
  • Pool: Yes, 5,8x12 mt
  • Vineyard: 3,500 mq (0.35 ha)
  • Garden: Yes, surrounding the property
  • Olive Groves (# of trees): 1.8 hectares
  • Heating: Each building has central heating and a wood stove
  • Parking: External, covered
  • Solar panels: Photovoltaic system built in 2011
  • Water: Municipality supply plus artesian well with potable water in the garden

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Greve in Chianti 3km;
  • Panzano in Chianti 7km;
  • San Casciano in Val di Pesa 16km;
  • Florence 32km;
  • Siena 50km;
  • Montepulciano 109km

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

 

  • Airports:
  • Florence 40km;
  • Pisa 90km

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

Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside

Brief Description

Casa nella Collina is a typical country house located just above the hills of Greve in Chianti, in the beautiful landscape of the Chianti region near Florence. The house is composed by two buildings, the main villa of approximately 250 mq and the second building, dedicated to the 3 apartments used for the agriturismo. The total measurement is approximately 400 mq and offers 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. The land belonging to the property extends for approximately 4.6 hectares, including productive olive groves and a 5,8×12 mt salt water swimming pool. In 2011 a photovoltaic system was built and there is also an artesian well with very good potable water.

Energy Class G

Location

Greve in Chianti is one of the most desirable locations in all of Chianti and it is known as the “gateway” into the Chianti region. This lively town is famous for its particularly shaped square that has been a market place for the castles and walled villages in the surroundings since the Middle Ages. The square has a triangular shape and large porticos along three sides that protect from sun and rain while shopping. In the center stands the bronze statue of Giovanni da Verrazzano, explorer that discovered the Bay of New York. At the top of the square stands the Church of Santa Croce, originally a medieval church remodeled according to Renaissance Revival architectural style, displays a few precious works of sacred art including the triptych depicting Madonna and Saints by Bicci di Lorenzo.

The whole area of Chianti in Tuscany is renowned for the many wine tasting opportunities offered. Wine tastings have to be experienced, they are great opportunities to experience one of the most peculiar Tuscan aspect such as all its prestigious wines. 

Description in Detail

Casa nella Collina is a typical stone country house located just above the hills of Greve in Chianti, in the beautiful landscape of the Chianti region near Florence. This house offers panoramic view all over the hillsides and important monuments close to Greve, such as the Pieve di San Cresci, Castello di Montefioralle and Castello di Colognole.

The property is composed of two buildings, the main villa of about 250 mq and the second building, dedicated to the 3 apartments used for the agriturismo. The total measurement is approximately 400 mq and offers 7 bedrooms with 7 bathrooms. The villa has been completely restored in 1997.

In the main villa there are 3 of the bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the current owners live there at the moment. From the main villa you can reach a separate little apartment only accessible from outside, with only a bedroom including a little fridge and one bathroom. The owners rent this room as well.

In the second building, one apartment measures 70 mq, one about 45 mq and the smallest one is approximately 35 mq. They all have one bedroom with bathroom and they are complete with kitchen and outside furniture. They have independent entrances  and are all decorated in the typical Tuscan style, with wooden beams and large windows to enjoy the view. Each building has central heating and an antique wood stove to keep you warm during winter times.

The land belonging to the property extends to approximately 4.6 hectares, so divided: 1.8 hectares for productive of olive groves, 3,500 mq (0.35 ha) of vineyards and the remaining 2.45 hectares of woods.

In the garden surrounding the property there are several patios and furnished areas, a grill/barbecue area and the 5,8×12 mt salt water swimming pool. In 2011 a photovoltaic system was built and produces about €2,000 of electricity a year. There is an artesian well outside with very good potable water.

This property shares a borders with another property only on the back side, but still gives the absolute feeling of being free on all the four sides with complete independence. It has two entrances with two gates, one leading to the main villa, the other one leading to the second building. 

Current State and Condition

The property is in good condition.

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 a perfect solution to be immediately experienced and used as a second home especially 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:

  • Greve in Chianti 3km;
  • Panzano in Chianti 7km;
  • San Casciano in Val di Pesa 16km;
  • Florence 32km;
  • Siena 50km;
  • Montepulciano 109km

Beaches & Lakes:

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

 

Airports:

  • Florence 40km;
  • Pisa 90km

Highways:

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

Sport Facilities

  • Only 18km driving towards Florence, you’ll find the famous Golf Club Ugolino (http://www.golfugolino.it/en) wich is one of the best golf clubs and resorts in all of Tuscany;
  • About 60km driving south instead there is The Royal Golf La Bagnaia (http://www.royalgolflabagnaia.com/) which was the first gold course built in Tuscany, 18 holes designed by the renowned architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. The course is enhanced by beautiful lakes and a majestic Club House.

Annual Festival in the Area

  • Every year on the second weekend of September the city celebrates the Chianti Classico Wine Festival that is biggest festival in the town where you can try and buy the best wines of the region

If you reach Florence, which remains only about 30 minutes away, you can enjoy all the activities and festival of the city:

  • Scoppio del Carro: on Easter Sunday, every year, Florence celebrates the religious holiday with the Scoppio del Carro, or the “Explosion of the Cart”. An old tradition where an elaborate wagon is pulled through the streets of Florence up to the square between the Baptistry and Cathedral. The cart has a suitable arsenal of fireworks, and a dove-shaped rocket (symbolising the Holy Spirit) which sets off a ferocious dance of fire as it explodes. In the old tradition, a big bang meant a good harvest https://www.visitflorence.com/florence-events/explosion-of-the-cart-easter.html
  • The Calcio Storico Fiorentino: the Calcio Storico Fiorentino is a combination of soccer, rugby and wrestling. Originated in the16th century and still played yearly Florence in historical costumes. The four teams representing the historical neighborhoods of the city play against each other on June 24 which is Florence’s patron saint’s feast day for St. John the Baptist https://www.visitflorence.com/florence-events/calcio-storico-fiorentino.html
  • Florence Christmas Markets: Many Christmas markets take place in Florence in the weeks before Christmas (especially during the weekends). The biggest Christmas market in Florence is located in Piazza Santa Croce, and generally lasts from the end of November to the last days before Christmas. It draws on the tradition of German markets, with the typical small wooden houses, and offers different items from crafts to food products, small furniture and Christmas decorations http://www.xmas-markets.org/florence-christmas-markets/

Suggested Restaurants

  • Very close to Greve in Chianti, in the fraction of Panzano, undoubtedly equally noteworthy is the Old Butcher Cecchini from Dario Cecchini. World known and admired for his T-bone steak (http://www.dariocecchini.com/dariocecchini/en/), his restaurant is a must for those staying in the area, known to the point of being frequented often by celebrities, including actors like Jack Nicholson;
  • In Florence city centre, the Enoteca Pinchiorri (3 Michelin Stars) in via Ghibellina offers an elegant blend of contemporary design and Tuscan paintings of the nineteenth century, in addition to its sophisticated environment and its very refined cuisine http://enotecapinchiorri.it.;
  • Nestled between the Renaissance wonders of Florence, is Il Vinaino, the local restaurant most reviewed by the world, where you can enjoy typical Tuscan goodness and the lively atmosphere of the streets of downtown;
  • Il Palagio (1 Michelin Star) at Florence’s luxurious Four Seasons Hotel, owes its culinary excellence to executive chef Vito Mollica. Mollica stands firm to the belief that fine dining comes from “knowing the man behind the producer”, something that the chef became acquainted with as a young boy, watching his mother cook in the kitchen of their southern Italian home http://www.ilpalagioristorante.it

 

Suggested Hotels

  • Villa Bordoni (http://www.villabordoni.com/) is a very refined 5 Star hotel in an 11th-century watchtower, only 1.8km from the Montefioralle Winery and 3.4km from the Wine Museum. It was voted, in 2006 and in 2007, one of the “Best New Hotels in the World” by Condé Nast Traveller;
  • Nearby is also Castello Vicchiomaggio (http://www.vicchiomaggio.it/) which is a castle turned in to a luxury hotel;
  • The Four Seasons Hotel in Florence is set in a former 16th-century convent near Giardino della Gherardesca, one the oldest, largest and most elegant Florentine gardens in the city. It is close to the best things the city of Florence has to offer while enjoying the rest and relaxation of a modern urban resort at five-star hotel http://www.fourseasons.com/florence/;
  • The Westin Excelsior (http://www.westinflorence.com) 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 in a contemporary roof top garden with 360-degree views and with a bar and a well known fine dining Michelin Star restaurant, Sesto on Arno (http://www.sestoonarno.com);
  • Set along the Arno River with stunning views of the Ponte Vecchio, The St. Regis Florence is set in a historic building, and offers a Michelin-star restaurant named Winter Garden by Caino, this 5 Star hotel features a SPA and gym, and luxury rooms with antique furnishings http://www.stregisflorence.com

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