Beautiful manor house with organic farm and small accommodation on the hills of Chianti Fiorentino in the municipality of Bagno a Ripoli.
In the very first hill of Florence, easily accessible by public transport and car, just 10 kilometers from the historic center of Florence. Very practical to reach the city of Siena in less than an hour as well as the main services such as restaurants and supermarkets located 5 minutes away on foot.
The main 380 sq m villa is on two levels. From the main entrance you enter what was once the old stable and now converted into a large living room embellished with an old billiard table and a fireplace from the time. Going through the entrance you enter the second living area consisting of three large rooms characterized by bright windows overlooking the exclusive exterior; on the usual floor there are a service bathroom, the large eat-in kitchen served by the pantry and a double bedroom. A comfortable internal staircase leads to the first floor where there is the comfortable sleeping area consisting of five bedrooms of different sizes, all with their exclusive bathroom. Nearby there is also the 20sqm lemon grove that can be converted into an extra house for service people, spa area or summer kitchen.
Instead the farm is spread over a total area of 18 hectares with about 5000 olive trees, partly flat and partly on slightly steep terrain interspersed with dry terraces; the olive cultivations are specialized and include plants both of ancient residence and of regeneration after the great freeze of 1985; the new olive trees already in production have been planted with a single cultivation selection and with a methodology which, if necessary, can be used to harvest olives either with a traditional manual method or partially mechanized.
The main crops are the FRANTOIO, the MORAIOLO, the Leccino. The average annual production of oil is around 10/13 tons. The viticulture, biological and almost all newly planted, represent, with an area of about 0,5 hectares, the stimulus for a production of highly qualified "IGT" wine. Authorization was granted to plant another 5000 square meters of vines by 2020 as well as to various fruit trees.
Fruit production is mainly centered on "Dottati" and "Brogiotti" figs on apricots and cherries. The entirely clayey lake basin of about 2000 square meters ensures the Company a water deposit of about 6000/7000 m³ and the possibility of setting up a fish and salmo nests and sport fishing activity. The land is mainly made up of clay and Alberese, the exposure is facing north / west.
The activity of this farm is enriched by the farm of about 80 square meters. Accessing from the exclusive entrance there is a large room and the characteristic kitchen, on the usual floor there are three comfortable double bedrooms with two bathrooms and the closet for exclusive use. Two cars can be parked comfortably outside the courtyard.
The production activity takes place in the building of about 110 square meters where the mill, the warehouse, a large room for the sale of the products, a closet as well as the dressing room and a service bathroom are located. For the guests, a large Jacuzzi with a mini swimming pool has been built from which you can admire the Cathedral of Florence.
Condition and finishes
The villa is in excellent condition recently redeveloped in all its parts is ready to be lived to the fullest. High quality materials have been used - the floors are in old terracotta like the ceilings embellished with the beams of the time. The kitchen furnished with taste in order to favor practicality and elegance underlined by the choice of elegant and refined tiles. The sleeping area offers terracotta floors and custom-made solid wood furniture.
The farm is perfectly started and is sold accompanied by the agricultural equipment currently in perfect state of repair necessary for the optimization of production. Ordinary or extraordinary maintenance is not necessary since the attentive eye of the owners constantly monitors this small and precious Florentine reality.
Potential for use
This property is able to meet the needs of customers who want to buy a piece of Tuscany deeply inserted in the tradition with particular respect to the organic production of wine and oil. Interesting receptive activity able to welcome tourists fond of the Florentine city of art but also eager to experience the privacy and tranquility of its hills.