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 m2 - 32,292 sqft
- Land: 35 ha - 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: 9,80x18 mt, with salt water and heated
- Vineyard: 8 ha
- Garden: Yes, Italian garden very well maintained
- Olive Groves (# of trees): 15 ha
- Heating: Yes
- Parking: Yes, external
- Solar panels: No
- Water: Yes
- Extra features: Production of oil and wine
Prestigious and historical borgo/village for sale, dating back to 1400 and located in the city of San Casciano in Val di Pesa, only a few km from the center of Florence. The property consists of an ancient villa of approx. 900 m2 and is distributed on 3 levels. Still currently being restored and surrounded by a classic Italian garden, a large former limonaia (lemon tree nursery), and a small village made up of several buildings making up more than 2000 m2 currently used successfully for agricultural activities. The property is surrounded by about 35 hectares of land from which 8 ha are vineyards and 15 ha olive groves.
Fattoria La Corte is easily accessible via major streets of communication and highways, is only a few kilometres from San Casciano in Val di Pesa via the Florence-Siena highway; from here you can easily reach all the most beautiful places in the Chianti. Florence is only 30 minutes and Siena 40 minutes away. Florence Airport is 30 minutes away by car.
You can enjoy the proximity of the small village Badia a Passignano where we find famous restaurants such as Cantinetta Antinori, a Michelin Star award-winning restaurant. The old stables and the cellar of Passignano are perfect for romantic evenings.
A few kilometers away we find the oldest winery in the world: http://www.antinori.it belonging to the Antinori family, set in the hills and recently renovated by the family, one of the most interesting places for wine enthusiasts.
The village location is very strategic because it allows you to reach all popular destinations including the coastline, Versilia is just over an hour drive away.
- Badia a Passignano 10 km
- Florence 20 km
- Siena 40 km
- Coast 100 km
- Greve in Chianti 18 km
- Lucca 90 km
- Pisa Airport 70 km
Description in Detail
The whole village has been undergoing a major renovation to recapture its ancient splendour and atmosphere, which you feel upon coming on to the site and is truly unique and magical. The property is located on a beautiful and private estate, and enjoys a splendid view over the valley. All construction features have been carefully restored and the intended actual use of the village is a tourist accommodation.
The main house is currently being renovated, is distributed on two levels and measures about 900 square meters. The structure is very elegant, and in the main outdoor common area you can enjoy a beautiful Italian garden.
The village consists of two adjacent buildings which have been divided into 13 housing units of various surfaces and are able to meet the many needs of clients. They offer the possibility to inhabit “ancient structured rooms” with all the modern comforts (internet wi-fi, satellite dish).
All apartments have a kitchen or kitchenette fully equipped with furniture and appliances.
All bedrooms have built-in kitchen camouflaged in a stylish wardrobe, equipped as mentioned above.
The restoration of Fattoria La Corte has been a long and patient labor of love, and with the utmost care using professional workers highly specialised in their trade.
The materials used in almost all areas are of Tuscan origin and original of the era. Every brick or tile, stone, bow, beam, step, flooring, fireplace, were the result of painstaking research and conservation.
All internal and external doors are antique and restored including lintels and stone jambs.
The exterior lighting was performed realizing the old iron street lamps in fine ‘800 style.
To the property belongs a pool of 18 x 9,80mt of recent construction with temperature controlled heating system, underwater lights, modern fully automatic system, with salt water (brine) to avoid the use of chlorine, Finnish infinity edges on three sides, 7 whirlpools, two wide access stairs, small beach for sunbathing in the shore, solarium. Next to the pool there is a six-seater mini-pool for hydromassage at different temperatures than the main pool.
Useful Surface about 3.000 m2
Main Villa 900 m2
Loggetta 1,105 m2
Third building 845 m2
Limonaia 100 m2
Land 35 ha, of which:
– 8 ha of vineyard (Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, etc. with a production of about 400 hl of wine, or about 55,000 bottles, including Chianti Classico Gallo black and red IGT Super Tuscan wine, award-winning, well IGT white and rosé, and sparkling Brut)
– 15 ha olive groves (production of extra virgin olive oil cold pressed – about 5,000 bottles – named the best in Tuscany)
– 5 ha arable
– 8 ha forest
At the moment the land is managed by a winery that pays a rent with annual contract.
Current State and Condition
The village has undergone an extensive renovation that has restored the old splendor but with all the construction techniques and modern facilities while maintaining the rural characteristics of the time.
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.
Currently the property is used both as the owner’s private residence and as agriturismo.