The estate for sale on the hills of Montepulciano, consisting of an elegant historic villa with lemon house, several outbuildings, swimming pool, olive grove, vineyard; it is in a beautiful panoramic position on the border with d’Orcia Valley and enjoys breathtaking views.
The property, of about 1,200 square meters in total, is currently used as accommodation and consists of the main villa, a lemon house currently transformed into a tasting room with adjoining kitchen, three outbuildings, a private chapel, as well as a swimming pool and a wonderful Italian park.
The property is surrounded by approximately 3 hectares of land with olive groves and vineyards in production.
The origins of this noble property for sale in Tuscany date back to the Etruscan period, as evidenced by the underground tunnels currently part of the cellar.
The main villa, until the end of the 1800s, was the country residence of a noble family from Poliziana, its construction dates back to the late sixteenth century as evidenced by the wooden capitals and some travertine jambs. Subsequently, the current owners made it a highly charming tourist accommodation residence.
The main villa is spread over four levels, and the owners have kept its original features intact by combining modern comforts. In fact, there are brick floors, ceilings with wooden beams and bricks, frescoes, and the coats of arms of noble Renaissance families.
Entering the ground floor, we are greeted by an entrance and on its left, there is a frescoed living room, currently used as reception. On the right a further living room with an imposing fireplace. Continuing the ground floor, a hallway takes us to a guest bathroom and to the first two bedrooms, equipped with an internal living room and large en-suite bathroom.
The first and second floor are used as a sleeping area and host six bedrooms with their en-suite bathrooms. The rooms are all very large, bright and with views ranging from Cortona and Montepulciano.
In the basement, also with independent entrance from the back, there is a cellar with tasting room, a small kitchen, and a bathroom. Also, on this floor there is an independent apartment converted from the former stable. The apartment consists of kitchen and living room with large fireplace, a double bedroom and bathroom. In the bedroom you can notice the recovery of the drinking trough.
The lemon house has been transformed into a welcoming restaurant overlooking the Italian garden.
Another stone annex houses the pizza oven, ideal for convivial dinners.
Not far from the pool there is a stone cottage, consisting of kitchenette, living room, two bedrooms with en-suite bathroom. The cottage also has a porch where you can relax in the shade of olive trees.
Not far from the villa, on a lower terrace, there is the second outbuilding, renovated in 2009, and arranged over two levels. The lower floor of the building consists of some unfinished rooms already equipped with systems, with an approved project for the construction of two other bedrooms with bathroom, while on the first floor there are two modern bedrooms with bathroom; each with independent entrance. It could also be used as a residence for any service staff.
Immersed in the olive grove is the guest house made entirely of wood in a panoramic position and consists of a welcoming bedroom with bathroom, ideal for those looking for a romantic and peaceful accommodation.
Noteworthy is the park surrounding the various buildings made up of various types of gardens: the typical Tuscan one surrounded by olive trees and flowers that accompanies us to the infinity pool, the Italian garden with the travertine fountain and the rose garden with roses white and red, finally the other smaller gardens around the villa with lavender and typical plants of the Mediterranean.
The infinity pool with the adjacent hydromassage tub are immersed in the olive grove and enjoy a position of absolute value where it is easy to spend moments of leisure and relaxation.
Walking through the gardens you will also come across the gracious private chapel still consecrated.
The demolition of a nearby agricultural shed (currently in progress) allows to recover a volume of about 300 square meters that can be used as needed.
The property for sale in the hills of Siena is an excellent investment for anyone who wants to take over an already perfectly started business or for a private residence surrounded by nature but within walking distance of every service. Show more Show less
The splendid estate for sale in Tuscany is located just 4 minutes by car from the center of Montepulciano, while Pienza is only 16 km away, Cortona 28 km, Lake Trasimeno 25 km, the city of Siena is 60 km away . The nearest airport is Perugia 63 km and Florence airport 125 km.
The Province of Siena has one of the richest areas of artistic and natural beauty in all of Italy. In ancient times, the same territory constituted the Republic of Siena, independent from 1100 to 1559, when it became the domain of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. The hilly landscape is characterized by large expanses of woodland alternating with arable or cultivated areas with vineyards and olive groves.
From the Valdelsa area, world-famous art cities such as Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano and Volterra are easily reached. The Val d'Orcia is the hilly part bordering the Crete Senesi to the north-west, the Val di Chiana to the east and Mount Amiata (the most important ski resort in southern Tuscany) and the province of Grosseto to the south. Chianti, the most loved wine producing area in the world, is the flagship of the Province of Siena.
A valley crossed by the Orcia river and dotted with many villages surrounded by greenery, this land was the protagonist of the medieval history of Tuscany and it is precisely its origins that have conditioned its nature.
The medieval villages and abbeys, born as forts or simple bulwarks, are today splendid tourist realities. Montalcino, Pienza, Radicofani, San Quirico d'Orcia, Bagno Vignoni and Castiglione d'Orcia are destinations of absolute beauty and importance.