Features and Amenities:
- Location: Florence Tuscan Countryside
- City: Florence
- Province: Florence
- Typology: Noble Villa Villa
- Size: 1080 m2 - 11625 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
Villa Il Leccio is a prestigious villa on the Chianti hills just 10 km (6 miles) away from Florence and 20 km (12 miles) from the airport Amerigo Vespucci. It dates back to the eighteenth century and is surrounded by 2 hectares (4.94 acres) of gorgeous woodland.
The entire property has recently been completely restored and renovated maintaining its historical and architectural features, which make it a truly unique property.
Offers a total of 9 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms.
Energy Class G
Villa Il Leccio is perfectly located less than 20 mins from Florence.
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.
Description in Detail
Villa Il Leccio is situated on top of a hill surrounded by a beautiful park with old trees and is accessible only by a private road which crosses through the park. The building dates back to the eighteenth century and has undergone a recent renovation that has affected every part of the property. The Villa is distributed on three levels, in addition to a wine cellar and also offers the convenience of an elevator in addition to the large stone staircases.
Ground floor: Studio and salon living room with large adjoining dining room, kitchen, bathroom with precious marble, laundry and utility rooms. The floors are old original terracotta, bathrooms and main entrance have gorgeous marble fittings.
– The master bedroom with huge walk-in closet and bathroom entirely covered in ‘Emperador’ marble;
– Three other spacious bedrooms with unsuited bathrooms;
– A dressing room;
– Fitness room.
Mezzanine: billiard room with vaulted ceilings.
The whole first floor is paved with old terracotta of great value except the bathrooms made from marble or ceramic.
Second floor: five bedrooms with unsuited bathrooms plus an additional salon room.
Situated on the access road (driveway of the Villa) there is the Annex, which has two levels above ground and is now reserved for the residence of the caretaker.
Ground floor: kitchen, living room and bathroom. First floor: two bedrooms and a bathroom. Includes tiled floors and wooden shutters.
Also includes: Ex-limonaia (greenhouse) now used as storage.
All in excellent condition.
The main Villa has a useful floor area of about 960 square meters;
The annex is about 90 square meters;
Ex-limonaia is about 30 square meters.
The park is spread over an area of about 2 hectares inside of which has a wooded area equipped with stone benches, paved areas and an enlightened system of water regulation. There are many tree species, among which the most widespread is the holm oak and still today are found traces of the plant in addition to the small Italian garden plots used as a vegetable garden.
The whole property has been equipped with a sophisticated alarm system.
Current State and Condition
The property has been recently renovated and is now perfect move-in-ready conditions. The decor was chosen with impeccable taste and is representative of traditional Tuscan style decor.
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 be worked on international circuits of tourist rentals so to generate an interesting income.