A restored historic Italian property for sale on a beautiful Tuscan hillside
This historic Italian property for sale sits on a Tuscan hillside 20 minutes from Florence. The Tuscan property is a former convent dating back 400 years. The restored convent features extraordinary rooms, wonderful gardens and stunning views of the Tuscan landscape.
The restored Tuscan property
The old convent for sale offers a total living area of 2300m2. The north wing of the property has been restored into a luxurious home and two apartments for guests and staff. And should you require even more space, the south wing and lower ground floor provide further space for additional bedrooms, entertainment areas, spa, etc. Alternatively, the south wing could be turned into a completely separate residence.
The ground floor is dominated by the large living room with double height ceiling, an impressive fireplace and several hundred years old wall and ceiling paintings which have been carefully restored. There is also a balcony with panoramic views and access to the cloister.
On this floor, you will also find the kitchen, a dining room and as well as a study or home office, the master bedroom and guest rooms, many with direct access to the cloisers and a games room.
In addition, the ground floor is also home to the original chapel.
The two apartments are located on the first floor. Both provide spacious living areas but require further refurbishment.
The lower ground of the Tuscan property offers extensive open plan rooms with high ceilings and which have been partly restored. These room are well suited for hosting events and weddings and they would be perfect for a spa and gym.
The south wing of the convent in Tuscany is still unrestored. Depending on your plans, it can either be converted into a separate independent residence or reunited with the other parts of the Tuscan property for sale.
The cloister garden and the surrounding land
The beautiful vaulted cloisters of the convent in Italy open out to lovely gardens with an original functioning fountain with natural spring water.
The Italian property for sale in Tuscany comes with 9.5 hectares of land of which 2.5 hectares are olive groves with the rest being mainly woodland.
Location: On a beautiful hill in Tuscany
The Tuscan property sits in a quiet hillside location and is accessed via a ‘Strada Bianche’ or ‘white road’, referring to the network of unpaved back roads that connects the vineyards and olive groves in the Tuscan countryside.
The location offers complete privacy although a range of services are available less than 10 minutes from the property and central Florence and its airport can be reached in 20 minutes.