Greve in Chianti, Florence - Ref: CES3058
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Impressive historic country house in the heart of a famous wine - producing area of Tuscany.
6 to 10 Bedrooms • 5 to 6 Reception rooms • Vineyards • Olive grove • Pool • Outbuildings • Tennis court
Land area: 9 Ha, floor area: 600 sq m plus 300 sq m of wine cellars and storage (all measurements are approximate)
Originally constructed as a watchtower in the 11th century and added to over the centuries, now requiring some modernisation, this interesting property is an unusual Villa-styled country retreat at the end of a 3 km white road. A short walk to Rignana and close to Badia a Passignano, both villages with renowned restaurants, the stunning Antinori wine cellar and vineyards are a short drive away.
Main house: entrance courtyard leading into long stone hall with large Tuscan-style kitchen, dining room with fireplace, beautiful vaulted billiard room and family sitting room all with French doors to the outside terraced areas.
On the first floor there is the elegant central living room with fireplace, a master bedroom suite with large balcony overlooking the garden and 4 further bedrooms and 3 further bathrooms, 2 of which are en suite.
There is a separate apartment on two floors, with three bedrooms, bathroom, a shower room, a large sitting room/dining room and a kitchen.
There is also a further one-bedroom apartment and a staff cottage.
The house benefits from wonderful far-reaching views. The mature gardens and grounds include a pool, a tennis court, an olive grove (which produces around 150 litres of oil per year) and a vineyard (c.2.5 Ha with potential for additional planting) which produces up to 15000 bottles a year, with potential of producing up to 25000 a year, currently managed by a neighbouring wine estate.
The outbuildings include a wine-producing area with ageing and storage facilities.
Energy classification G: 718.7kWh/sqm/ annum