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LUXURY VILLA FOR SALE NEAR FLORENCE, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1515

"LUXURY VILLA FOR SALE NEAR FLORENCE, TUSCANY"

 

A stone’s throw from Florence, cradle of the Italian Renaissance, this impressive 3,264 sqm (20+ bedrooms) complex made up of a manor villa and a medieval hamlet is perfect if one is looking for a property to start his own hosting business or simply live in a historical building without giving up comforts offered by the nearby town. The property needs several restoration works to be brought back to its old splendor but once they are over, you’ll have a real gem in your possession.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly
Conditions: to be restored
Area: 3,264 sqm (35,121 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 2.2 ha (5.4 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 3.900.000,00
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HISTORICAL VILLA WITH CHIANTI VINEYARD FOR SALE
     
Reference 1518

"HISTORICAL VILLA WITH CHIANTI VINEYARD FOR SALE"

 

A short distance from Florence, in the countryside, this luxury countryside estate is a real gem. With a wonderful 17th century manor villa and a state-of-the-art cellar, this 7,830 sqm property is perfect if one wants to start a hosting business together with the production of the renowned Chianti Montalbano DOCG. The property is completed by several farms to be restored to further expand the hosting activity.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: to be restored
Area: 7,830 sqm (84,251 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 231.5 ha (572 ac)
Pool: no

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HISTORIC MANSION FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, FLORENCE
     
Reference 1674

"HISTORIC MANSION FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, FLORENCE"

 

On the hills of Chianti, not far from the beautiful Florence, this estate offers 2,546 sqm of livable surface plus 16 hectares of land, including 4.6 ha of vineyard. The buildings include a 15th century villa, an 18th century chapel, two farmhouses and a shed for agricultural tools. The size of the buildings and the presence of vineyards would allow starting an excellent hosting business together with the production of the renowned Chianti wine.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: partially restored
Area: 2,683 sqm (28,879 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 16 ha (39.5 ac)
Pool: no

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WINE ESTATE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI FIORENTINO, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1561

"WINE ESTATE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI FIORENTINO, TUSCANY"

 

In the province of Florence, on the Chianti Hills, this 236.2 ha estate includes a beautiful historical manor villa and several farms for a total of 15,500 sqm. Jewel of the property are the wine and oil production, thanks to 18.1 ha of vineyard and 47.7 ha of olive grove. Yearly production ranges around 46,700 bottles of wine (including the famous Chianti Colli Fiorentini DOCG) and 12,000 bottles of oil. The restoration of the building could open up the doors to a luxury hosting business.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: partially restored
Area: 15,500 sqm (166,780 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 236.2 ha (583.7 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 11.000.000,00
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15TH CENTURY VILLA FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, FLORENCE
     
Reference 1574

"15TH CENTURY VILLA FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, FLORENCE"

 

On the Chianti hills in the province of Florence, this prestigious 115 hectare historical wine estate includes a beautiful 16th century villa (1,125 sqm), a cellar (760 sqm) and a Chianti DOCG vineyard (7.7 ha). The property, thanks to its location in the heart of Tuscany and the size of the buildings, is perfect to start a hosting business. The cellar and the vineyards allow a theoretical production of up to 70.000 bottles of wine per year. There is also a hunting reserve and the possibility of creating a truffle reserve.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly
Conditions: partially restored
Area: approx. 3,850 sqm (41,404 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 115 ha (284 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 2.980.000,00
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CASTLE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI
     
Reference 1150

"CASTLE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI"

 

Wine estate in the famous Chianti area with imposing Castle, currenlty running as luxury Bed & Breakfast, between Florence and Siena, in Tuscany. Arranged around a central courtyard, this prestigious Castle for sale hosts 25 bedrooms and 33 bathrooms (19 bedrooms are currently used as guest accommodation). The plot of land extends over 90 hectares (222,39 acres), of which 12 ha of vineyard (10 ha of Chianti D.O.C.G. and 2 ha of IGT), 30 ha of olive grove and 30 ha of arable land.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: restored
Area: 2,400 sqm (25,833 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 90 ha (222.3 ac)
Pool: no

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CASTLE FOR SALE IN FLORENCE
     
Reference 597

"CASTLE FOR SALE IN FLORENCE"

 

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: partially restored
Area: 1,602 sqm (17,244 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 8 ha (20 ac)
Pool: no

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The term Castle derives from castellum which, in turn, derives from Castrum, a Latin term that refers to a military settlement. It is, in fact, in Roman times that we find the first elements of castles, architectural structures that become even more important with the advent of the barbarians. These peoples, nomads and mostly devoted to hunting and war, were also particularly ferocious and it was therefore required to fortify the already existing military facilities.

 
With the fall of the Roman Empire and the advent of the Middle Ages the decentralization of power required the creation of different types of fortification. At the beginning the scene was dominated by the watch towers whose purpose was primarily military.
 
The different economic and social structure, typical of the Middle Ages, then, required the creation of fortified towns. The castle became, therefore, the nucleus of a decentralized economy that, from the city, now moved to the countryside. That’s why the castle appeared as real fortified village.

In modern times, with the advent of various forms of fortification, the castle lost its defensive role. The various castles began, therefore, to be converted into residences for noble families.
Currently many of the castles in Italy and Europe are in need of renovation and therefore represent an unique opportunity to give a new life to a piece of history.
 
Owning a castle, live in a castle and, even more, to revive a castle is surely one of the most exciting experiences of life.

 
 
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SEAFRONT CASTLE FOR SALE IN SORRENTO

In the heart of the Peninsula Sorrentina, luxury property with imposing sea view mansion, farm and country houses for sale. Surrounded by olive trees, vineyards and citrus trees, the castle boasts an amazing panoramic view on the Islands of the Gulf of Naples, Capri, Ischia and Procida.



CASTLE FOR SALE IN FLORENCE


MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE VAL D'ORCIA, TUSCANY

On the hills of the Sienese countryside, a few kilometers from Radicondoli, the castle of Montingegnoli dominates its surroundings. The imposing estate of the castle covers over 680 hectares of land and accommodated many buildings for a total of 15,500 sqm of livable surface. The restoration of the buildings would allow creating a luxury boutique hotel (with approximately 90 bedrooms) and several additional residences in its immediate vicinity.



MEDIEVAL TOWER FOR SALE NEAR CORTONA, TUSCANY

Not far from Cortona, in panoramic position, this imposing medieval tower offers roughly 600 sqm of gross surface for a total of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Several annexes (currently used as garages, tool sheds and lemon houses) complete the property together with the 12 × 6 m swimming pool and the fenced 2.0-ha garden.



MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE ON CHIANTI HILLS, SIENA

This one of a Kind 13th century castle with annexes, Italian garden, olive grove and  Chianti vineyards, once a military fortress built to defend Siena, is laid out onto four floors for a total surface of 1,405 sqm and is currently run as an accommodation business. The building boasts all the typical traits of Medieval fortifications and a beautiful internal courtyard. The land, 17 hectares in total, includes a 400-tree olive grove and 1.4 ha of Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG vineyards.



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