This unique property is situated in the heart of the Chianti Gallo Nero countryside and was built in 1100 as watchtower thanks to its strategic position during the battles between Firenze and Siena. In 1300 the tower has been extended and converted into a monastery. In 1400 the property was sold to the aristocratic florentine families such as the Giandonati and the Corsini. During the Renaissance time big names like Leonardo da Vinci and members of the ceramists family of the Della Robbia, spent some time and worked here. The built area covers a surface of 1,250 square metres and is surrounded by one hectare of olive orchard, a wood and a parking. Two hectares of olive orchard can be purchased separately. Nel 1983 the entire property has been object of an extensive renovation, all the original features have been preserved. 37 rooms in total of which 27 are fully renovated, nine rooms are partially restored and one rooms need total refurbishment. Seven fireplaces.
Villa - San Casciano In Val di Pesa, Tuscany, Italy
15 bedrooms 9 separate bathrooms
- Shared parking