Features and Amenities:
- Location: Florence Tuscan Countryside
- City: Florence
- Province: Florence
- Typology: Manor Noble Villa Villa
- Size: 2.000 m2 - 21,527 sqft
- Land: 100 ha - 247 acres
- Bedrooms: 16
- Bathrooms: 14
- Number of buildings: 2
- Condition: Excellent
- Private access road: Long cypress tree-lined private access road
- Pool: Yes, infinity pool with gorgeous panoramic views
- Garden: Huge gorgeous Italian gardens
- Olive Groves (# of trees): Yes
- Air conditioning: Yes
- Heating: Yes
- Parking: Exterior parking lot
- Solar panels: No
- Water: Yes
- Extra features: 100 hectare estate includes private lake and gorgeous formal Italian gardens
Although just 15 minutes from the city center of Florence, the property is at the same time very close to the Chianti hillsides.
It is composed by the main majestic villa and a second building which includes 2 apartments, offering in total 16 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. There is also a fabulous underground wine cellar with added accommodation above.
Set on 100 hectares, the lavish estate includes olive groves, a lake, Italian gardens and a pool.
Villa Gaia is perfectly located in the center of Florence, only 15-20 minutes from the main train station, Congress Centre and exhibition halls where the city’s most important attractions take place.
Being so conveniently located opens a world of things to do and places to visit. For example, nearby you can find typical restaurants, from the most traditional to the most sophisticated. One of which is Enoteca Pinchiorri in via Ghibellina, which offers an elegant blend of contemporary design and Tuscan paintings of the nineteenth century, in addition to it’s sophisticated environment it also offers a very fine cuisine http://enotecapinchiorri.it.
Walking through the center of Florence, everywhere you look you are surrounded by the Renaissance history of the city, home to artistic and architectural masterpieces.
Among the most iconic places is the Cathedral – Il Duomo which was designed by Brunelleschi and Giotto, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery, where you can find on display works by excellent artists such as Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci http://www.uffizi.com.
Nestled between the Renaissance wonders, 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. Florence in particular, is a city always active and busy all year with international tourists.
The whole area of Chianti in Tuscany is renowned for the many wine tasting opportunities offered and it is very easily reachable from the property.
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. Some suggestion on where to go for this are Castello di Ama in Lecchi in Chianti http://www.castellodiama.com, Fontodi Winery in Panzano in Chianti http://www.fontodi.com, in Greve in Chianti we suggest you to go to Querciabella http://www.querciabella.com and, last but not least, in San Casciano in Val di Pesa there is the famous and renowned Cantina Antinori http://antinorichianticlassico.it/en.
Description in Detail
This stately Florentine estate set on the hills outside of Florence is surrounded by lush gardens and is truly a majestic villa.
Although just 15 minutes from the city center of Florence, the property lies in a wonderful countryside location allowing you to delight in the views of the gorgeous Chianti hillsides.
A cypress tree-lined private access road leads you to Villa Gaia, built in the late 19th century by one of Florence’s most famous architects.
The main villa radiates elegance with its grand entrance hall, formal reception area and large windows overlooking the pristine garden.
The first floor also boasts of a formal dining room, grand kitchen, and media and music rooms.
There are staff quarters on the mezzanine floor, leading up to 6 bedroom suites and 2 reception rooms. All the suites are exquisitely furnished and have fantastic views overlooking the landscape.
The third floor adds another 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
A second building comprised of 2 apartments is perfect for accommodating guests or staff. There is also a fabulous underground wine cellar with added accommodation above.
Set on 100 hectares, the lavish estate includes olive groves, a lake and formal italian gardens.
The infinity pool offers unbeatable views over the Tuscan countryside, a truly gorgeous expanse.
Current State and Condition
The property is in good and fully functional condition, equipped with all modern amenities and appliances.
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
In addition to the services described above, utilities are all present: electricity, and a water supply through a connection to the public water supply system.
The property is a perfect solution to be immediately experienced and used as a second home 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.