TUSCANY. APARTMENT IN AN OLD GRANARY WITH COMMUNAL POOL
A large 3 bedroom apartment with wonderful ambience in the newly renovated Tuscan hamlet, with swimming pool.
“Il Biancospino” is generous apartment of 220 sq m, situated in the old granary of an Historical Villa, a beautiful estate which has been recently fully restored with 13 apartments, 9 within the villa courtyard grounds, and 4 outside.
The Villa dates from the 1700s and consists of the period residence, the Granaio (granary), the Frantoio (olive press) and a charming small chapel, set around the large villa courtyard garden. It is situated at the edge of the quiet Tuscan village, with magnificent views over the Tuscan hills.
“Il Biancospino”, with its beautiful front facade, is on 2 levels. Downstairs is a large open space divided by 2 magnificent brick arches, housing the kitchen and living area, complete with large stone fireplace. Under the staircase is a laundry/bathroom, and separate storage space. Upstairs are 3 generous bedrooms, each with their own bathroom, one with a bath.
Two large metal doorways open from the kitchen and lounge onto a 160 sq m paved and grassed private courtyard for alfresco entertaining, with another 50 sq m of private lawn on the side.
The villa courtyard garden, with its large shady trees and charming small chapel, is for the communal use of all 9 Villa courtyard apartments. The swimming pool and parking area is available for all 13 apartments.
All renovations have been done with great sensitivity using traditional materials of timber, terra cotta and travertino marble. Where possible the original materials have been re-used, giving the whole villa complex a wonderful ambience. “Il Biancospino” has been fitted out with great care, using the best quality appliances, and conscious attention to comfort and convenience.
“Il Biancospino” is offered for sale on a “walk in - walk out” basis, including all furniture and fittings, artwork, and full linen necessary for holiday letting.
This property is situated in one of the most sought after areas of Tuscany. While only 25 minutes from Pisa airport, it provides easy access to the cultural cities of Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Cinque Terre, and the medieval villages of San Gimignano & Volterra. The Tuscan seaside is also only 30 minutes away.