Estate for sale in Tuscany near Florence

Fattoria La Corte – Prestigious and historical Borgo for sale in Tuscany

Price €: Up to 10M
Rif. PV9840

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside
  • City: San Casciano in Val di Pesa
  • Province: Florence
  • Typology: Bed and Breakfast Country House Villa Winery
  • Size: 3000 mq - 32,292 sqft
  • Land: 35 hectares - 86 acres
  • Bedrooms: 32
  • Bathrooms: 30
  • Number of buildings: 5
  • Condition: Overall very good condition, main house currently under renovations
  • Private access road: Easily accessible from the main road
  • Pool: Yes, (9,8x18 meter) salt water and heated
  • Vineyard: Yes, 8 hectares
  • Garden: Yes, Italian garden very well maintained
  • Olive Groves (# of trees): Yes, 15 hectares
  • Heating: Yes
  • Parking: Yes, external
  • Solar panels: No
  • Water: Yes
  • Extra features: Production of oil and wine

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Badia a Passignano 10 km
  • Florence 20 km
  • Siena 40 km
  • Coast 100 km
  • Greve in Chianti 18 km
  • Lucca 90 km

  • Airports:
  • Pisa Aiport 70 km

Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside

Brief Description

Fattoria La Corte is a prestigious and historical borgo/village for sale, dating back to 1400s located in the city of San Casciano in Val di Pesa, a few kilometers from center of Florence. The property is surrounded by about 35 hectares of land, of which 8 ha of productive vineyards and 15 ha of productive olive groves.  The tenuta measures a surface area of approximately 3.000mq and consists of a main villa (900mq), a loggetta (1.505mq), a third building (845mq) a limonaia building (100mq) and a small annex, offering a total of 32 bedrooms and 30 bathrooms.

Energy Class G

Location

Fattoria La Corte is located only a few kilometres from San Casciano in Val di Pesa near Florence city-centre. 

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.

The estate is also located in the Chianti region, 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

Fattoria La Corte is a prestigious village located on a beautiful, private estate in San Casciano in Val di Pesa, near Florence.  The village sits on approximately 35 hectares of land, which includes 8 hectares of vineyards producing approximately 400hl of wine (55.000 bottles) such as Chianti Classico, Gallo black and IGT Super Tuscan Wine, 15 hectares of olive groves for the production of cold pressed extra virgin olive oil (5.000 bottles) named the best in Tuscany, 5 hectares of arable land and 8 hectares of woodland.  At present, the land is managed by a winery that pays rent with an annual contract.  The estate also offers a salt water infinity pool (18 x 9,8 meters), 7 whirlpool baths, a small beach with a sunbathing area and solarium, along with a six-seater jacuzzi pool.  

The tenuta measures a surface area of approximately 3.000mq and consists of a main villa (900mq), a loggetta (1.505mq), a third building (845mq) a limonaia building (100mq) and a small annex.  The whole village has undergone major renovations to recapture the original splendour and atmosphere. The materials are mostly all of Tuscan origin and original to the era as all features were the result of painstaking research and conservation. All internal and external doors are antique and restored. 

The two-story main villa measures approximately 900mq and is currently under renovation.  The structure is very elegant, and a beautiful Italian garden can be found in the main outdoor common area. 

The village also consists of two adjacent buildings which have been divided into 13 housing units for guest usage.  Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen/kitchenette with furniture and appliances. 

Current State and Condition

The village has undergone an extensive renovation that has restored the old splendor, yet offers all modern technologies.

Land Registry Details

The property is in good standing and in compliance with local building and zoning regulations. The villa is owned by a private, while the farm is a SAS, both are sold and the sale is subject to a mortgage and cadastral registry fee, following laws for the specific case/circumstances depending on the kind of acquirer.

Utilities and Services

The property has all necessary utilities and modern comforts, such as Wi-Fi and satellite dish.

Potential Uses

Currently the property is used both as the owner’s private residence and as agriturismo.

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Badia a Passignano 10 km
  • Florence 20 km
  • Siena 40 km
  • Coast 100 km
  • Greve in Chianti 18 km
  • Lucca 90 km

Airports:

  • Pisa Aiport 70 km

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;
  • Il Palio, Siena is a major event that takes place every summer in Piazza del Campo. The jockeys are dressed in 15th-century costume and each rider represents one of Siena’s 17 city districts. The riders and horses march through the streets, while the city is filled with thousands of visitors.

Suggested Restaurants

  • Enoteca Pinchiorri is a 3 Michelin Star restaurant located in via Ghibellina 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, owes its culinary excellence to executive chef Vito Mollica http://www.ilpalagioristorante.it;
  • Arnolfo, a Michelin star restaurant located in Siena offers a gourmet menu and wonderful wines http://www.arnolfo.com/en/.

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