Renovated Farmhouse with 5 BDR, panoramic views & private pool, Volterra, Tuscany
For sale this traditional and charming Tuscan style farmhouse is set on a hillside with spectacular 360° panoramic views across the rolling hills. The house is easily accessible through a 1.5 km unpaved road which is in perfect condition. The property is just 9km from the historical Etruscan town of Volterra, which in turn is approx. 1-hour drive to Pisa International airport and Siena town. San Gimignano is only 30 mins by car, and within 45 mins it is possible to reach the Coast, in 1 ½ hours it is possible to visit the most attractive towns of Tuscany such as Lucca, Florence, Cortona.
The farmhouse was purchased by the owners in 1996, it was a ruin at that time and has subsequently been fully renovated and restored. Attention was given to enhancing and maintaining the original features. It is a 2-storey house that covers 360 sqm, the ground floor comprises: an entrance hall, built-in rustic style kitchen with wood burning stove, pantry, bathroom and a beautiful living-room with thermal fireplace. On this floor you can admire cross-vaulted ceilings and terracotta floors. A storage and cellar area cover 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 upper floor boasts beamed ceilings and terracotta floors. The doors are original and have been finely restored; double glazed windows, LPG heating, wood burning stove in the kitchen and in the hallway upstairs and a thermal fireplace. There are no water mains, but the property is rich with spring water. The sale includes a lovely wood burning pizza oven, a 25 sqm out building to store garden tools and equipment, a 73 sqm garage. 5 ha of land with 300 olive trees (annual average production 180 kg of oil) 5000 sqm of vine yard (500 litres of wine, red, white and rosé) wood and several fruit trees and a vegetable garden. The land is irrigated from 2 lakes and a 45-cm cistern with septic tank.
The farmhouse is ideal to be run as a holiday home or for a private residence.