Villa Antico Sogno – Historical villa for sale in the countryside close to Florence

Price €: 3.500.000
Rif. PV11975

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Florence Tuscan Countryside
  • City: Impruneta
  • Province: Florence
  • Typology: Country House Noble Villa Villa
  • Size: 890 mq - 9,579 sqft
  • Land: 0,3 ha - 0.74 acres
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Number of buildings: 1
  • Condition: Move-in ready
  • Private access road: Yes, easily accessible.
  • Pool: Yes
  • Garden: Yes
  • Olive Groves (# of trees): Yes, in the garden
  • Air conditioning: Yes, in all bedrooms.
  • Heating: Yes
  • Parking: External area used for parking
  • Solar panels: No
  • Water: Yes

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Impruneta 5km
  • Florence 9km
  • San Casciano in Val di Pesa 16km
  • Greve in Chianti 20km
  • Siena 66km
  • Arezzo 75km
  • Lucca 80km

  • Coast:
  • Livorno 95km
  • Viareggio 110km
  • Forte dei Marmi 115km

  • Airports:
  • Florence 15km
  • Pisa 85km

  • Highways:
  • A1 Motorway
  • Chiantigiana Road
  • SP 70

Florence Tuscan Countryside

Brief Description

Villa Antico Sogno is a historical, luxury villa once belonging to a small borgo located outside of Florence city centre.  The surrounding terrain measures approximately 0,3 hectares and includes a private Italian garden, a beautiful swimming pool and olive trees.   The estate is composed of a two-story main villa measuring approximately 800mq and an independent apartment that measures approximately 90mq.  The villa is free on three sides, and despite its close proximity to the other buildings, the building offers complete and total privacy.  The property offers a total of 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. 

Energy Class E

 

Location

Villa Antico Sogno is a beautiful, historical property located outside of 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.

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

Villa Antico Sogno is a historical, luxury villa located outside of Florence city centre.  The surrounding terrain measures approximately 0,3 hectares and includes a private Italian garden, a beautiful swimming pool and olive trees.  The estate is composed of a two-story main villa measuring approximately 800mq and an independent apartment that measures approximately 90mq.  The villa is free on three sides, and despite its close proximity to the other buildings, the estate offers complete and total privacy.  

The villa dates back to the early 1400s and has recently undergone a renovation yet successfully maintains the historical beauty of the building. The interiors are beautifully furnished and add to the nobility of the manor.  The property also includes original cotto flooring, marble elements and wooden beam ceilings. 

The ground floor includes a luxurious double living room, a spacious kitchen, an elegant dining room and a laundry area.  

The second floor is reached through a beautiful stairwell that leads to 5 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a large wardrobe and a staff apartment.  

The tower room is currently used as a library and gym, and offers beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Current State and Condition

The property was originally built in 1400 and has undergone several restorations.  The estate is currently in excellent 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 can be experienced as a first or second home, and / or can be managed on the international markets for tourist rentals. 

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Impruneta 5km
  • Florence 9km
  • San Casciano in Val di Pesa 16km
  • Greve in Chianti 20km
  • Siena 66km
  • Arezzo 75km
  • Lucca 80km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Livorno 95km
  • Viareggio 110km
  • Forte dei Marmi 115km

Airports:

  • Florence 15km
  • Pisa 85km

Highways:

  • A1 Motorway
  • Chiantigiana Road
  • SP 70

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;
  • 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 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 Santo Bevitore and Il Santino, are two neighbouring 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 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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