|Il Fossato, Cellai, Rignano Sull'Arno, Florence, Italy.|
|A MAGNIFICENT AND SECLUDED 15th CENTURY FARMHOUSE WITH OLIVE GROVES, WOODLAND AND EXTENSIVE GARDENS SET IN 123.5 ACRES / 50 HECTARES OF LAND APPROXIMATELY 14 KILOMETERS FROM FLORENCE.
This peaceful and private farmhouse is situated in a secluded valley and has been restored by the present owners over the past 30 years. The property now comprises a spacious house (300 square meters) on two floors, a large central aia or paved threshing floor, and a large, partly restored barn.
The well-planted gardens are surrounded by a boundary fence and contain a heated salt-water swimming pool with a shaded dining area.
Il Fossato is situated approximately 9 miles / 14 kilometers south east of Florence, with easy access from the A1.
Approached by a private 1¼ mile / 2 kilometer drive, The property stands in 12.4 acres / 5 hectares of pasture, woodland and olive groves, with 350 oil-producing trees.
The two floors of the main house are connected by the original external stairs. The ground floor comprises an office, laundry and boiler room, a cooking area, a bedroom and bathroom.
There is also a self-contained apartment consisting of a bedroom, bathroom and large kitchen with fireplace.
There is a first floor loggia, large living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a dressing room.
The house has SAT TV and internet, air-conditioning, solar panels which sell energy back to the State (Energy Class F) and a private well.
The Barn is on two floors with an area od 200 sq. metres. The first floor has been restored and is accessed by external stairs leading to an open-plan living and dining room, kitchen and bathroom. It has been used as a studio and also as a self-catering apartment.
The ground floor is in good condition and consists of a storage area, workshop and garage.
|For sale freehold by private treaty.
Viewing by appointment only.
Guide price: 1,500,000 Euros.
For further information, or to view the property, please phone or email William Montgomery's office, as follows:
Office: +44 (0)28 4278 8666
Mobile: +44 (0) 7967 347965
Grey Abbey Estate Office,
Northern Ireland BT22 2QA.
Also in accosiation with:
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+44 (0)20 7629 8171