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Florence – Elegant Apartment in Historical Villa in Prestigious Neighbourhood

P.O.A
Rif. PV30093

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Florence
  • City: Florence
  • Province: Florence
  • Typology: Apartment
  • Size: 258m2 - 2777 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Extra features: Historical villa, panoramic view, proximity to city center, authentic restoration, special plastering techniques, luminous glass interiors

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • City Centre of Florence 3km (Ponte Vecchio)
  • San Gimignano 60km
  • Siena 77km
  • Rome 272km
  • International School Florence Junior 5km

  • Coast:
  • Livorno 106km
  • Viareggio 115km
  • Forte dei Marmi 120km

  • Airports:
  • Florence 11km
  • Pisa 84km

  • Highways:
  • A1 Autostrada
  • SGC Florence-Pisa-Livorno

Florence

Brief Description

Luminous exclusive apartment in a 14th century villa overlooking the Florentine countryside. At a short distance to the city center of Florence, this property is completely surrounded by a lush green garden and a spectacular panorama over Pian dei Giullari, one of the most prestigious neighborhoods of the famous Renaissance city. The 258m2 – 2777 sq ft apartment is in an angular position and has a large vaulted living room, modern kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, studio, and a spacious basement. Delicately decorated in a style characterized by modern touches and authentic elements with artisanal local plaster techniques and graceful glass staircases and walls.

Location

The property is located in Pian dei Giullari, a prestigious neighborhood of Florence overlooking the countryside to the South. The Ponte Vecchio and the rest of the city centre is at a mere 3km from the historical villa. 

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

Luminous exclusive apartment in a historical villa overlooking the Florentine countryside. At a short distance to the city center of Florence, this property is completely surrounded by a lush green garden and a spectacular panorama over Pian dei Giullari, one of the most prestigious neighborhoods of the famous Renaissance city. In fact, the villa dates back to the 14th century and has been restructured with meticulous care to maintain its authenticity.

The 258m2 – 2777 sq ft apartment is in an angular position, sharing only one of its walls with a neighboring property. Entering the property through the entrance hall with refined glass staircase, one enters the living area with large windows and vaulted ceilings. The apartment is acquired partially furnished and some of the ornate pieces of furniture visible on the photos are included. The pavement is in ‘pietra serena’, an exclusive local sandstone that is known for its durability.

The adjacent kitchen offers an interesting mix of modern stainless steel counters and appliances and old wooden cabinets. A style characterized by modern touches and authentic elements that is present throughout the entire property. Particular touches are the walls made with artisanal local plaster techniques that create a unique surface. Other walls are stripped to the original bare bricks.

The spacious master bedroom is in orange plaster and has an en-suite bathroom in black plaster with floors in resin. A second bedroom is located on the same ground floor and is serviced by a bathroom on a mezzanine level next to the bedroom. This bathroom has matted glass walls that allow for a very bright interior.

The staircase under the second bathroom conducts to a spacious basement, which can be used for storage. The entrance corridor has a glass staircase that conducts to a mezzanine floor in glass with a study that overlooks the garden and a large laundry and storage room.

The property comes with two outdoor parking spaces.

Current State and Condition

The property is in excellent, move in ready, conditions.

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 a 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 experienced as a first or second home and/or to be promoted internationally for tourist rentals. 

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • City Centre of Florence 3km (Ponte Vecchio)
  • San Gimignano 60km
  • Siena 77km
  • Rome 272km
  • International School Florence Junior 5km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Livorno 106km
  • Viareggio 115km
  • Forte dei Marmi 120km

Airports:

  • Florence 11km
  • Pisa 84km

Highways:

  • A1 Autostrada
  • SGC Florence-Pisa-Livorno

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 neighborhoods 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 neighboring 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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