This beautiful Castle, built in the 10th Century by the Buondelmonti family on the foundations of roman remains, was transformed into a Villa in the 15th century. It has since gone through various renovations and modernisation without spoiling the wonderful aristocrat and historical atmosphere.
Currently an excellent rental villa, the property however also lends itself to a single, family home because of its closeness to Florence and many other small towns and services. The sale includes a farmhouse close by of 250 sqm, currently divided into 2 apartments but perfect for a secondary rental property.
The Villa accommodation is set mainly over 2 floors with the ground floor providing large reception rooms: a grand central hall, dining room and living room with ancient fireplaces, a charming kitchen, guest WC and on the first floor 9 double bedrooms with 8 bathrooms and 2 single rooms which share a bathroom. There is a further large living room on this floor and a wonderful terrace enjoying 360 degree views. There is a further mezzanine floor and unrestored cellars and stables below.
The castle is surrounded by 2000 sqm of fenced private grounds with lawn areas and a large rear parking area for 10 cars. There is a further 5 Ha of woodland.
Close to the spectacular Antinori wine cellars, the Ugolino Golf course and the several excellent fish restaurants at Bargino and Badia a Passignano.
There is no central heating or AC on the property. There is a lift.
Towns / Cities:
Bargino 2 km / San Casciano 6 km / Florence 19 km / San Gimignano 35 km / Siena 45 km / Pisa 90 km