Farm near San Gimignano

Overview

ID: #3994
Price: € 790,000
Type:
Location: Florence
Bathrooms: 4
Bedrooms: 4
Area: 260m2
Rating:

Brief Description

In Tuscany, in the province of Florence and about 15 km from the famous town of San Gimignano, declared a UNESCO world heritage site, on offer for sale is this prestigious farmhouse, completely renovated, with a total size area of about 200 square metres. Completing the property is an outbuilding of 60 sqm that has also been renovated, swimming pool and land of about 2 hectares of woodland, olive groves and fruit orchards, all surrounded by greenery in a peaceful and panoramic location.

Location

The prestigious farmhouse is located in the countryside in the province of Florence, near the village of Gambassi Terme and a few kilometres from the world famous town of San Gimignano, whose historic centre in 1990, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The farmhouse can be reached by the S.G.C. FI-PI-LI (Florence-Pisa-Livorno) motorway where you leave the Ponte and Elsa exit and then continue towards Volterra. After passing the town of Gambassi Terme, take the country road for about 1.5 km and there you will find the farmhouse. Florence is only about 60 km away, Siena 40 km and Rome about 270 km.

Description

Gambassi Terme that owes its economy to its spa and culture is situated along the Elsa River valley. 
From a cultural point of view, Gambassi Terme is not only known for its old town and its archaeological remains, but also combines the “culture” theme and traditions, with its economic terms, to be then transformed, into a town specialising in glass making. Their glass is sought after all over Italy. The art of glass making is deeply rooted in the town, as archaeological remains of ancient antique glass have been found. 
The town is noted for its water, and in particular salt water, that is used for digestive related problems. The cultural aspect is associated with the presence of churches, some of them very ancient and important such as San Frediano. This church is located inside the ancient Montignoso castle and probably dates from about 1200, so this could have been the hub of Gambassi culture and history, defined as a perfect mini town!
This prestigious property is located between Gambassi Terme and the famous San Gimignano.
It consists of an original farmhouse of the early 1900’s, completely renovated, which measures a total area of approximately 260 square metres and is spread over two levels, currently organized into 3 apartments, 2 on the ground floor and 1 on the first floor.
Currently on the ground floor:
Two living rooms / kitchen,
Two double bedrooms;
Two bathrooms.
The first floor:
A living room / kitchen;
Two double bedrooms;
Two bathrooms.
Unlike its current layout, the farmhouse could be restored to that which was the original structure of a single-family dwelling, with the reopening of existing window and door openings, a project that the current owners intend to complete soon.
This would provide a stunning ground floor living area, and the first in a comfortable sleeping area.
Completing this property is a prestigious outbuilding that has also been completely renovated, which consists of, on the ground floor, a living room with a kitchen, a bathroom, and a magnificent loft, with double bedroom. It is about 60 square metres in size.
Finally, externally, there is a panoramic 12 X 5.5 m swimming pool and a spacious and idyllic park of 2 ha, of woodland, olive grove and fruit orchard.
All this is located in a particularly beautiful private panoramic view, surrounded by greenery.
Superficie utile:(275|netsurface)
Vani:(16|rooms)
Bagni:(5|bathrooms) 
Camere:(5|bedrooms)

State of repair

The prestigious farmhouse and its outbuilding, which dates back to the early 1900’s, were renovated at the end of 2003, retaining the original features and characteristics as much as possible. The renovation has a typical Tuscan style. There are ancient local stone exterior facings and internally, wooden beamed ceilings with terracotta tiles and terracotta flooring. There are wooden internal and external windows and doors, with double-glazing.

Utilities

In the prestigious farmhouse near Florence, are all necessary utilities. The water is guaranteed by a mains connection as well as two water wells. The heating system is guaranteed by three boilers supplied by an underground GPL gas tank.

Land registry details

The entire property is registered with both the NCEU and NCT for the municipality of Gambassi Terme for the urban, town planning and land registration.

Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations

A private individual owns the property and therefore the sale is subject to a property registration tax, calculated on the land value of 10% if purchased as a second home, or 3% if purchased as the main residence.
There is an ongoing mortgage on the property

Potential Land Use

This interesting and prestigious farmhouse for sale in Tuscany is ideal for those who wish to live it the heart of Chianti, and its typical green hills, for lovers of tranquility and privacy, not to mention the proximity to important towns such as San Gimignano, Volterra, Florence and Siena. It is also excellent as an investment property, since it is already included in the tourist rental circuit.

 

 

 

General amenities

  • Central heating
  • Estate
  • Private garden
  • Private pool
  • Uitzicht dorp @en
  • Valley view

* property locations on the map are not always accurate but are meant to give you an approximate location!

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