VILLA VISTA DUOMO LD SEL 6

Villa Vista Duomo – Magnificent Tower Villa with a Panoramic View of Florence

P.O.A
Rif. PV33294

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Florence Florence city Centre
  • City: Florence
  • Typology: Noble Villa Villa
  • Size: 1000m2
  • Land: 1,5ha - 3,7acres
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 9
  • Condition: Excellent condition
  • Private access road: Yes, 2 separate driveways
  • Garden: Italian style garden,
  • Olive Groves (# of trees): Yes, 60
  • Air conditioning: Hot/cold air conditioning
  • Heating: Yes, gas radiators, authentic fire places and hot/cold air conditioning
  • Parking: 2 parking lots
  • Water: Aqueduct for the villa and ample private well for the irrigation of the garden
  • Extra features: Cypress access lane, authentic Tuscan finishing, organic olive grove, terraces for outdoor meals

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Downtown Florence – 1km
  • Greve in Chianti – 26km
  • Panzano – 33km
  • Siena – 74km
  • Livorno- 95km

  • Coast:
  • Livorno 95 km
  • Viareggio 111 km
  • Forte dei Marmi 121 km

  • Airports:
  • Firenze – 10km
  • Pisa – 85km

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

Brief Description

Constructed as a watchtower in the 13th century, Villa Vista Duomo is located near the prestigious and world-famous Piazzale Michelangelo. Located on top of a scenic hill and less than a kilometer from central Florence, the area was a convenient spot for olive oil production and in the 16th century, it was transformed into a noble villa. The villa was meticulously restored in 2016, with attention placed on preserving the original structure and finishing while adding modern finishes. This magnificent villa is about 1000m2 and consists of four apartments spread over two floors and a large basement, all connected via a staircase and an elevator. The two main apartments are very large and have prestigious features and panoramic views. The two smaller apartments are perfect as guest or staff quarters.

The 1.5ha property is completed by a very attractive Italian garden. Located in one of the most beautiful areas of Florence and is a short walk from the city center. Because of its proximity, the property offers a 360° view of the city, including the prestigious Piazzale Michelangelo. This unique property allows one to take in the tranquility of Tuscany as well as the elegance and history of Florence.

Location

Villa Vista Duomo is located near the prestigious and world-famous Piazzale Michelangelo, a short walk from the city center, International School and close to the train station, airport, and main high ways. 

 

 

Description in Detail

Constructed as a watchtower in the 13th century, Villa Vista Duomo is located near the prestigious and world-famous Piazzale Michelangelo. Located on top of a scenic hill and less than a kilometer from central Florence, the area was a convenient spot for olive oil production and in the 16th century, it was transformed into a noble villa. The villa was meticulously renovated in 2016, with attention placed on preserving the original structure and finishing while adding modern finishes.

This magnificent villa is about 1000m2 and consists of four apartments split between two floors. It also has a large basement where the cellars, technical rooms and oil depots are located. The property also has 2 parking lots, 2 separate driveways and a handsome main entrance door. The floors are connected from the basement to the top floor via a staircase and an elevator.

Ground Floor:

Apartment A:

This luminous 220m2 apartment is located on the noble floor of the villa. Its spacious living room overlooks a beautiful terrace with an English lawn and a panoramic view of Florence. Whereas, the dining room overlooks the Italian style garden. The apartment is completed by a modern kitchen and 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.

Apartment B:

Located to the side of the main entrance, this 56m2 apartment is perfect for guests or staff. It comes with its own living room, kitchen, storage room, and 1 bedroom with bathroom.

First Floor:

Apartment C:

Spacious and bright, this apartment is 286m2 and includes the medieval tower. The apartment features a spacious double living room, a studio with a panoramic view, modern kitchen, and a laundry room. It also has 4 bedrooms with their en-suite bathrooms. One has access to the medieval tower, providing a 360° view of Florence.

Apartment D:

The final 57m2 apartment has the same configuration as Apartment B and is also perfect for guests or staff. This apartment also features a terrace.

All apartments feature newly renovated bathrooms and kitchens equipped with modern, state-of-the-art facilities that are compliant with all safety standards. This includes separate: heating, hot/cold air conditioning, custom-made cabinets, and alarm systems.

The 1.5ha property is completed by a pretty Italian garden, which consists of lemon trees, a productive vegetable garden, 120 different types of perennial plants, cypresses, and an olive grove consisting of 60 trees producing organic olive oil. Strategically placed throughout the gardens there are terraces, which are perfect for relaxing and eating outdoors. The entire area is equipped with LED lighting and an automatic irrigation system supplied with water from a private well.

The villa is a short walk from the International School and is easily accessible from the airport, train station, and the major highways of Tuscany.

Villa Vista Duomo is located in one of the most beautiful areas of Florence and is a short walk from the city center. Because of its proximity, the property offers a 360° view of the city, including the prestigious Piazzale Michelangelo and the famous Duomo. This unique property allows one to take in the tranquility of Tuscany as well as the elegance and history of Florence.

Current State and Condition

The property is in perfect condition and has been recently renovated completely. 

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 of the necessary utilities and services are present and divided for the separate units. 

Potential Uses

Villa Vista Duomo can be used as a primary or secondary residence. It is also very suitable as a home for an enlarged family due to its various apartments. 

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Downtown Florence – 1km
  • Greve in Chianti – 26km
  • Panzano – 33km
  • Siena – 74km
  • Livorno- 95km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Livorno 95 km
  • Viareggio 111 km
  • Forte dei Marmi 121 km

Airports:

  • Firenze – 10km
  • Pisa – 85km

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 (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 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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