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Villa Chianti View – Scenic Villa overlooking Greve in Chianti

P.O.A
Rif. PV31415

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Chianti Florence Tuscan Countryside
  • City: Greve in Chianti
  • Typology: Noble Villa Villa
  • Size: 1220 m2- 13131sq ft
  • Land: 2,2 ha- 5,4 acres
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Number of buildings: 2
  • Condition: Good
  • Private access road: Yes
  • Pool: Feasible
  • Olive Groves (# of trees): Yes, 1 ha
  • Parking: Yes
  • Extra features: Panoramic terraces, unique fireplaces, differently themed rooms, medieval tower, private chapel

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Greve in Chianti 1 km
  • Firenze 30km
  • Siena 44 km
  • San Gimignano 50 km
  • Lucca 97 km

  • Coast:
  • Livorno 104 km
  • Viareggio 124 km
  • Forte dei Marmi 136 km

  • Airports:
  • Firenze Aeroport 38 km
  • Pisa Aeroporto 94 km

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

Brief Description

Villa Chianti View is an impressive estate, situated in a panoramic area overlooking the Greve in Chianti valley, at a mere 10-minute walk from the center of Greve in Chianti.  The Villa was originally a medieval castle built in the 1000’s, a wealthy family bought the castle ruins and used its foundations to build the Villa in 1705. The 995m2 -10710sq ft villa is comprised of 4 living rooms, dining room, Tuscan style kitchen, private chapel, and 8 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. The rooms and bathroom are very luminous and each room is decorated with a different and unique theme. The property also has an outbuilding with two apartments 99m2 and 124 m2 respectively, to be renovated, which can be rented out. The outside terraces and grounds are adorned with beautiful panoramic views of the Greve in Chianti and its 2,2 ha- 5,4 acres of land include 1 hectare of olive grove.

Description in Detail

Villa Chianti View is an impressive estate, situated in a panoramic area overlooking the Greve in Chianti valley. Boasting splendid views: the landscape is dotted with small woodlands, vineyards and olive groves. The Villa is situated in the middle between Florence, Arezzo, and Siena. Moreover, the delightful medieval town of Greve in Chianti with its cafes, restaurants, and shops can be easily reached on foot in just 10 minutes.

The Villa was originally a medieval castle built in the 1000’s, which was unfortunately destroyed in 1150 in a battle to defend Florence from Siena. In 1705, a wealthy family bought the castle ruins and used its foundations to build the Villa, which is now elaborately decorated in the elegant historic style of the 18th-century.

The main villa is 995m2 (10710,10 sq ft) in size. The ground floor has 4 living rooms all featuring different and unique fireplaces. The Villa’s dining room can be found in the tower of the original medieval castle, which was left intact upon the construction of the Villa. There is also an impressive Tuscan style kitchen with a curved roof and access to a sunny terrace with soaring views. The ground floor has numerous windows and doors that make it very luminous and also comprises of a charming private chapel.

The first floor can be accessed using two stairways and has in total of 8 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. The rooms and bathroom are very luminous and each room is decorated with a different and unique theme. Some rooms have frescoes from the 18th century. The windows of the Villa have their original glass and the ceilings and the floors are in the original 18th-century style. The spacious master bedroom has a walk-in closet and an outstanding bathroom with a Jacuzzi, shower and his-and-hers sinks.

The property also has an outbuilding with two apartments 99m2 and 124 m2 respectively, to be renovated, which can be rented out.

The outside terraces and grounds are adorned with beautiful panoramic views of the Greve in Chianti and its 2,2 ha- 5,4 acres of land include 1 hectare of olive grove.

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Greve in Chianti 1 km
  • Firenze 30km
  • Siena 44 km
  • San Gimignano 50 km
  • Lucca 97 km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Livorno 104 km
  • Viareggio 124 km
  • Forte dei Marmi 136 km

Airports:

  • Firenze Aeroport 38 km
  • Pisa Aeroporto 94 km

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 (symbolising 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 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 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 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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