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Villa Gelsomino – Modern House for Sale in the Florentine Countryside

Price €: 1.200.000
Rif. PV31325

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Florence
  • City: Florence
  • Province: FLORENCE
  • Typology: Country House Villa
  • Size: 328m2, 3530 sq ft
  • Land: 3000m2, 32.292sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 4-6
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Number of buildings: 2
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Private access road: Elegant wooden pedestrian access gate on the front of the property and a secondary entrance for cars on the back of the property leading to the parking lot
  • Pool: Feasible with approved project
  • Garden: Yes
  • Olive Groves (# of trees): Yes, 30
  • Air conditioning: Yes, present in the living room and dining room.
  • Heating: GPL
  • Parking: Yes, covered parking
  • Water: The property has a private well with sufficient water for current use and the projected swimming pool
  • Extra features: Double entrance, recent restructuration with modern finishings, automatized home, elegant green garden with comfortable relax and outdoor dining areas, outbuilding with extra apartment

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Florence 12km
  • Siena 80 km
  • Greve in Chianti 30 km
  • San Gimignano 66 km
  • Lucca 100 km

  • Coast:
  • Livorno 110 km
  • Viareggio 120 km
  • Forte dei Marmi 130 km

  • Airports:
  • Florence Airport 25 km
  • Pisa Airport 100 km

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

Florence

Brief Description

Villa Gelsomino is a refined villa 15 minutes drive from Florence. The main villa measures 233m2 – 2508sq ft and has been recently renovated with a modern finish. The main feature is the brightness of the spaces. The property is comprised of: living room, dining room, kitchen, study, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a laundry room. The property also includes an outbuilding of 95m2 – 1022sq ft composed of a living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The garden around the villa is green and very vibrant and equipped with a relaxation area and spaces for outdoor dining with a table and a BBQ. The municipality approved the project to create a swimming pool in the garden.

Location

Villa Gelsomino is located a 15 minutes drive from Florence and a short drive from the Chianti area. 

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 Chianti region is known for 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 Gelsomino is a refined villa 15 minutes drive from Florence. The property has 2 entrances. An elegant wooden gate gives access to pedestrians from the street and opens to a lovely outdoor patio and eating area equipped with sofas and BBQ area. Another private driveway leads to an outdoor parking lot at the rear of the property with covered parking spaces- both entrances are equipped with an automatic gate.

The main villa measures 233m2 – 2508sq ft and has been recently renovated with a modern finish. The main feature is the brightness of the spaces. The entrance leads to a vast and luminous living room with wall-mounted TV and large windows, next to it is a very bright studio with windows overlooking the garden. The large dining room also holds a mezzanine floor that offers a room now used as a study that can easily be transformed into a sleeping area conveniently accessible through an independent staircase. The kitchen area is equipped with an automatic door that opens into the dining room. With a modern style stainless steel furnishing, the kitchen is well equipped with all conveniences and appliances. The kitchen has an external door that opens onto a lounge area paved in wood and protected by umbrellas.

From the dining room, a small staircase leads to two sleeping areas where we find the master bedroom a bathroom and a bedroom currently used as a wardrobe room (which could go back to being a bedroom). The descending staircase leads to the lower floor where there are: 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, a laundry room and an access to the outdoor garden.

The property also includes an outbuilding of 95m2 – 1022sq ft composed of a living room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom; this annex has been renovated with a simpler yet modern and welcoming style.

The garden around the villa is green and very vibrant and equipped with a relaxation area and spaces for outdoor dining with a table and a BBQ. There is also a small lemon house to protect plants in the winter. The municipality approved the project to create a swimming pool in the garden. The project foresees an elegant staircase that goes down from the house to the pool area where we can find a wooden patio area and outdoor shower. The style of the approved project balances the elegant modern design of the house with the picturesque Tuscan landscape surrounding it.

The property has a private well with sufficient water for current use and the projected swimming pool. The property is connected to the electricity grid and has GPL heating.

Current State and Condition

The property is in excellent condition, it has been recently completely renovated in a modern style. 

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 cadastral registry fee, following the laws for that specific case/circumstance of the acquirer.

Utilities and Services

All necessary utilities are present. The property has a private well with sufficient water for current use and the projected swimming pool. The property is connected to the electricity grid and has GPL heating.

Potential Uses

The property is ideal for anyone who has dreamed of owning a home in the Tuscan countryside at a 15 minutes drive from Florence and the Chianti area. The house can be used as a primary or secondary residence and its outbuilding could be used as a guest apartment or create an income as a tourist rental.

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Florence 12km
  • Siena 80 km
  • Greve in Chianti 30 km
  • San Gimignano 66 km
  • Lucca 100 km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Livorno 110 km
  • Viareggio 120 km
  • Forte dei Marmi 130 km

Airports:

  • Florence Airport 25 km
  • Pisa Airport 100 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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