For sale is a typical Tuscan farmhouse set at the top of a hill with spectacular 360° panoramic views across the rolling hills and surrounded by mature gardens. Located in the countryside, the property is just 9km from the historical centre of the Etruscan town of Volterra, where you can find many amenities and services.
Volterra boasts a strategic position because in only one hour it is possible to reach Pisa International airport as well as Siena town, San Gimignano is only half an hour by car, in 45 minutes it is possible to reach the Coast and in 90 minutes it is possible to visit the most attractive towns of Tuscany such as Lucca, Florence, Cortona.
The house is easily accessible through a 1.5 km unpaved road in perfect condition, boasting a central position within the land. The farmhouse was bought by the owners in 1996 which was a ruin at the time, they have completely renovated the property, enhancing, and maintaining the original features and materials.
It is a two storey, 260 sqm house and the ground floor comprises: an entrance hall, built-in rustic style kitchen with wood burning stove, pantry, bathroom, and a beautiful living-room with thermos fireplace. On this floor, rooms are adorned with cross-vaulted ceilings and terracotta flooring. The underground floor contains storage and a cellar area which is 35 sqm. From the entrance hall, an original stone staircase leads to the first floor which is composed of a central hallway, on the right 2 single bedrooms and a double bedroom and on the left it is possible to find: a second kitchen/dining-room, bathroom, single bedroom, and double bedroom.
The rustic doors have been restored, double glazed windows have been fitted, LPG heating. A wood burning stove sits in the kitchen and in the hallway and upstairs is a thermos fireplace. There are no water mains, but the property is rich with good spring water. The sale includes a lovely wood burning pizza oven, a 25 sqm out building to store garden tools etc, a 73 sqm garage and 5 ha of land with 300 olive trees (annual average production 180 kg of oil) 5000 sqm of vine yard (500 liters of wine, red, white and rosé), wood and several fruit trees and vegetable garden. The land is irrigated with 2 lakes and a 45-cm cistern with septic tank.
The farmhouse is ideal to be run as a holiday home or as a private residence.