Splendid Villa for sale near Florence

Villa Il Leccio – Splendid villa for sale near Florence

Price €: Under 5M
Rif. PV17178

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Florence Tuscan Countryside
  • City: Florence
  • Province: Florence
  • Typology: Noble Villa Villa
  • Size: 1080 mq - 11,625 sqft
  • Land: 2 hectares - 4.94 acres
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 10
  • Number of buildings: 3
  • Condition: Move-in ready and recently renovated
  • Private access road: Private road crossing through the park
  • Pool: No
  • Garden: Yes
  • Heating: Yes
  • Parking: Yes, external
  • Solar panels: No
  • Water: Yes
  • Extra features: The estate includes a private elevator and a sophisticated alarm system.

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Florence 14km
  • San Gimignano 52km
  • Siena 68km
  • Rome 278km

  • Coast:
  • Livorno 100 km
  • Viareggio 110 km
  • Forte dei Marmi 115 km

  • Airports:
  • Florence 23km
  • Pisa 90km

  • Highways:
  • SGC Florence – Pisa – Livorno
  • A1 Autostrada del Sole

Florence Tuscan Countryside

Brief Description

Villa Il Leccio is a prestigious villa located in the florentine hills only 20km from the city centre.  The villa dates back to the eighteenth century and is surrounded by 2 hectares of gorgeous woodland.  The estate is composed of 3 buildings: a main villa, an annex building and a small storage building that measure approximately 1080mq.  The estate recently underwent renovations whilst maintaining the original historical and architectural features.  The property offers a total of 9 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms.  

Energy Class G

Location

Villa Il Leccio is located in the Florentine countryside, only 20 minutes from the city centre. The property is an ideal location for a family who loves the country while also wanting to remain close to a major city.

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, il Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery, where you can find on exhibition, works of art by Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci.

South of Florence one can spend the day and visit the Chianti region, the ideal location to taste some of the most prestigious wines of Tuscany. The Castello di Ama of Lecchi in Chianti, Fontodi Winery in Panzano in Chianti, and Querciabello.

Description in Detail

Villa Il Leccio is an elegant property located in the florentine hills near the city centre.  The terrain measures approximately 2 hectares and includes a lovely private road, a private park with a wooded area, an outside sitting area and a vegetable garden.  The estate dates back to the 18th century and was recently renovated whilst maintaining its historical beauty and allowing the home to have all modern day comforts.  The property is composed of three buildings measuring approximately 1080mq.  

Main Villa: 

The three-story main villa measures approximately 960mq and also includes a wine cellar. The design is luxurious as marble finishes are found throughout the home and the the floors are made of original terracotta tiles.

  • The ground floor includes a lovely studio, an elegant salon, a dining room, a kitchen, a guest bathroom, a laundry area and technical rooms.  There is a beautiful stone staircase leading to the upper floors as well as an elevator. 
  • The first floor offers a fitness room, a dressing room, a master bedroom with a large private wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom along with three other bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms.
  • The second floor consists of a salon/cinema room and five bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • The mezzanine floor includes a lovely billiard/play room.  

Annex Building: 

The two-story annex building measures approximately 90mq and is currently used as the caretaker’s residence.  

  • The ground floor includes a kitchen, a living room and a bathroom. 
  • The first floor offers two bedrooms and one bathroom.  

Ex-limonaia/Storage Building: 

The small storage building measures approximately 30mq and is used as a storage house. 

Current State and Condition

The property has recently been renovated and is in perfect move-in-ready conditions. 

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 utilities are currently present: electricity, and a water supply through a connection to the public water supply system. The home also offers a sophisticated alarm system.

Potential Uses

The property can be experienced as a first or second home, alternatively the estate can be promoted on the international market for tourist rental. 

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Florence 14km
  • San Gimignano 52km
  • Siena 68km
  • Rome 278km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Livorno 100 km
  • Viareggio 110 km
  • Forte dei Marmi 115 km

Airports:

  • Florence 23km
  • Pisa 90km

Highways:

  • SGC Florence – Pisa – Livorno
  • A1 Autostrada del Sole

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. Here you will find one of the best views of the city 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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