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Prestigious farmhouse restored for sale in Tuscany. The Dimora di San Galgano is currently a renowned accommodation business that could easily be reconverted in an unique private residence. It is 400 square metres and is surrounded by 9 acres of land. The estate includes also two annexes for a total of 300 square metres, listed at the cadastre as civil building that could be converted to become habitable, and a swimming pool above ground.
San Galgano’s Abbey is on the border with Grosseto, about 30 kilometres west of Siena. It is in a territory rich in natural beauty, between Monticiano and Chiusdino, in a protected area to be kept wild and untouched. San Galgano’s Abbey has been an important passage and landmark for travellers, pilgrims and religious people for centuries. It is in Val di Merse, a mystical area that used to be highly populated and reach in parishes, castles, hamlets, churches, convents and monastery. rom South Take the A1 motorway “Roma – Florence” in the direction of Florence, driving for about 200 Km. Exit at “Bettolle- Valdichiana ” Take the freeway towards Siena. After about 40 km, just before reaching Siena, take the freeway “Firenze – Grosseto” towards Grosseto , after 15 Km exit at Orgia village. From there follow the signs for Rosia, once you arrive in Rosia turn left following the directions for Casole d’Elsa, Roccastrada-Chiusdino and Massa Marittima-Follonica After about 5 Km follow the signs for “Abbazia di San Galgano –Eremo di Montesiepi”. On top of the hill near the Abbey there is “ La Cappella di Montesiepi” From North Take the freeway “Firenze – Siena” in direction of Siena , then follow the signs for Grosseto. Exit after about 15 Km at Orgia. From there follow the signs for Rosia, once you arrive in Rosia turn left following the directions for Casole d’Elsa, Roccastrada-Chiusdino and Massa Marittima-Follonica After about 5 Km follow the signs for “Abbazia di San Galgano –Eremo di Montesiepi”. On top of the hill, near the Abbey there is “ La Cappella di Montesiepi”
Prestigious farmhouse restored for sale in Tuscany. The Dimora di San Galgano is a country holiday-house of high quality. It derives from an ancient monastery built in the XII century from the Cistercians monks and has been modernized to become a comfortable residence in respect of the original architecture.
It is between Siena and the sea, in a splendid area among woods, on the hilltop of Montesiepi near the romanic church of San Galgano overlooking the below San Galgano Cistercians abbey. The buildings of the estate, the Romanic church and the gothic abbey have all been constructed with the same kind of stone original of the Merse river and of Tuscan bricks.
From here it is possible to admire an unique and evocative panorama with endless greenery up to the far mountains and the Cistercian abbey of San Galgano.
The above ground swimming pool is in a private and comfortable area of the garden where to enjoy the wonderful view with all the tranquillity. On the opposite side of the house there are a porch with an ancient oven still working that monks used to bake bread and an ancient stone well which used to be the only source of drinkable water for the entire monastery. The country house is equipped with all of the modern comforts that a traveller could need. It is has ancient furnishing and traditional Tuscan objects while the common areas are in a modern style that is nicely blended with the rest of the furniture of the house. The building can host 10/12 adults as it has six large and comfortable bedrooms with a splendid spectacular view over the Tuscan panorama.
The house spreads over three floors.
Totally independent from the rest of the property, but adjacent to the garden there is a small comfortable annex consisting of a double bedroom elegantly furnished, bathroom and kitchenette equipped with every comfort and household appliance, including a small fireplace for romantic evenings. There also are two detached outbuildings used as civil storage for a total of 300 square metre, convertible in two wonderful annexes. All around there is a beautiful garden with an unique view over the San Galgano abbey that makes this property really special.
The estate is completed by 9 acres of land over which there is a pond that supplies the acre of olive groves and the 1.5 acre of wine yards with water that is cultivated with new modern plant and produces a great IGT Sangiovese grosso wine. The remaining 6 acres have woods, parking areas and lanes that lead to the house.
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