This lovely property was originally the mill house of the Santa Maria Novella convent and enjoys marvellous views south towards Radda and the surrounding countryside.
4 Bedrooms • 1 Reception room • 4 Bathrooms • Swimming pool • Secondary accommodation
In an enviable location with beautiful villages and country walks, the property has been restored using traditional materials to provide a well-appointed home without detracting from the beauty of the original structure. It nestles just below the famous hamlet of Volpaia (which has several restaurants) in an area renowned for its wine production.
The Main House comprises a lovely open plan ground floor with sitting room with original corner fireplace, dining area and fully equipped handmade "Chalon" kitchen with door to rear terrace. From the kitchen one accesses a large covered terrace area for outdoor dining with a sitting area for year-round use.
An open staircase leads to the 1st floor with a landing and door to external stairs leading to the garden and 2 en suite double bedrooms.
The Guest Cottage comprises a double bedroom en suite with dressing room on the ground floor and a double bedroom and bathroom on the first floor and has 2 separate entrances.
The land includes lawns, gardens, olive terraces and woodland and a swimming pool is situated in what was the original water race running between the 2 buildings. The pool is ca. 23 metres long.
Services: external lighting, automatic irrigation, 1 new artesian well, 2 x 1200 litre water tanks, telephone, internet, water treatment system and gas central heating. Terracotta floors and wooden beams feature throughout. Cantina space. 3 metre-deep bread oven.
This property is sold fully-furnished and also includes garden and land equipment.
With a short private drive off the tarmac road and an electric entrance gate, the property enjoys total privacy whilst being just a short drive of ca. 3 km from Radda in Chianti, 25 km from Siena and 50 km from Florence. (All distances are approximate)