Delightful farmhouse nestled in the Sienese Chianti countryside a short distance from San Gimignano, surrounded by 12 hectares of land, the part closest to the building of which is kept as a garden with swimming pool, large olive grove with about 300 plants, area dedicated to growing vegetables and saffron. A dream for lovers of Tuscany, the countryside and Italian history, art and culture. Description The building consists of two levels in addition to the turret, inside there are 5 rooms all with private bathrooms from which you can admire the countryside below, some with a pleasant living room. Unique in its kind is the turret, where an apartment has been made with a kitchenette and a jaw-dropping bathroom, it will be possible to indulge in a relaxing bath while admiring the towers of San Gimignano in the distance. The ground floor houses a very large common room with the large fireplace on one side, the old manger on the other as a piece of furniture and separate the typical country house kitchen, large and hospitable with windows looking out to the garden. The staircase leading to the second floor is a unique piece si history. The irregularity and roughness of the steps, instill a reverence and respect for the great people who have walked them, for the many steps of high personalities of Italian culture who have trodden them. Condition and finish The owners, picking up a figurative witness from the past, of a decaying building let go after years of neglect have restored it to its former glory. A piece of history that would otherwise have been permanently lost. The recovery of the building, the original spaces, the ancient materials, the stones of the area, everything was taken care of with attention, passion, love. With an end result that is unique in the Chianti landscape. Outdoor Spaces The property is surrounded by 12 hectares of land, the part closest to the building is kept as a garden, where several equipped gazebos make it pleasant to spend time outdoors. In a slightly detached position to ensure greater privacy is the regular-shaped swimming pool, surrounded by a large solarium. The remaining part of the land is home to about 300 olive trees that give the fragrant Tuscan olive oil, numerous fruit trees, a large area designated as a vegetable garden, to have fresh vegetables and vegetables at zero km, not forgetting the production of saffron, also known as red gold, famous for its many properties and benefits. Potential uses Currently the property is used as a luxury relais, it could be converted easily and without major upheaval into a private residence to be used as a country house or as a residence where to live all year round. Location San Gimignano, also known as the Manhattan of the Middle Ages thanks to its tall towers unique in the panorama of small Tuscan and Italian villages. Crossroads of important medieval trade and home to scholars, men of letters, and historians. Located along one of the routes of the Via Francigena, it represented one of the resting places where travelers stopped to restore themselves from the fatigues of the journey. Paolo Cortesi's "De Cardinalatu, " which outlines the essential principles to be possessed by the princes of the Church and some copies of which still remain in the world's major museums, was printed in this very residence, as witnessed in some writings.
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