The luxury property, for sale on the Pisan hills, is surrounded by greenery and enjoys a wonderful view of the valley below and the characteristic neighboring villages.
The location of the property for sale in Tuscany is favorable to anyone who craves quiet and relaxation and wishes to live surrounded by nature but a few minutes' drive from the major Tuscan art cities, the Etruscan coast and Versilia which is about 45 minutes away.
The real estate complex consists of three villas, spa, lemon house and agricultural outbuildings for a total of approximately 4000 m2, all immersed in a 32-hectare green oasis of great naturalistic value, where there are also two small lakes owned by the property.
Access to the property can be done either from the north via a public asphalted road, or from the valley floor via a private road that crosses the property and from which you have unique views of the Mediterranean maquis and from which you can admire the various walkways, embellished with statues and fountains, as well as the two lakes that flank the main car park.Towards the south, we find the first villa of eighteenth-century origin, with frescoes by Giovanni Tempesti; Santernetti farm villa, of approximately 1500 m2, which requires a total renovation, with a project already approved.
The second building, located to the north of the property and called Villa Torre Alta del Bugallo with frescoes by Pietro and Giuseppe Della Valle, measures approximately 1100 m2 and is currently in a reasonable state of maintenance. The latter property includes a caretaker's house, of approximately 70 m2, and two additional apartments of 220 m2, all perfectly restored.
The third building of approximately 850 m2, currently the main and central villa of the property, was the ancient home of the Macchiaioli painter Augusto Rey who built and decorated it entirely in 1895. To date the villa has been carefully restored and enlarged by the current owners who have made it a luxurious residence, where you can breathe the history of the Risorgimento era.
This villa stands majestically on the hill dominating the valley, and consists of a main building, which rises on three levels above ground, connected to a SPA located on a lower terrace than the main entrance.
Access to the villa is on the ground floor trough a double entrance. The two entrances, strictly in glass, are connected by a gallery approximately 20 meters long, which gives a pleasant sensation of depth and breadth as well as allowing the viewer to enjoy the magnificent natural corners of the surrounding garden and the two neighboring hills. The gallery disengages a frescoed dining room, connected to the large eat-in kitchen, a frescoed library, two large halls with imposing fireplaces, as well as a service area and a first bathroom.
The ground floor is completed by the magnificent Hall of Columns of approximately 90 m2, oriented towards the valley to the south-west and completely glazed, which allows you to enjoy wonderful natural light and from which you can access the external terrace. The original stone staircase, which connects the levels of the villa, leads to the first floor, where a large longitudinal gallery leads to the three large bedrooms, one of which has a spacious living area and fireplace, as well as a study and a changing room. All rooms have large en-suite marble bathrooms, and one has a private terrace with a view of the Bugallo tower. On the second floor, we find the same layout as on the lower level, where the large gallery hallway connects four large bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, and the artist's former studio now converted into a cinema room, where eight people can comfortably sit.From the ground floor of the villa a new stone staircase, following the slope of the hill, leads the guests to the spa; a relaxation area connected externally to a large terrace. In the spa there are a heated swimming pool with high pressure hydromassage and Roman waterfall, connected to the outdoor swimming pool, a Finnish sauna, and on the lower floor, the changing room with bathroom created inside the ancient cistern.The outdoor swimming pool, a stone infinity pool with hydromassage and hot shower, is surrounded by the solarium area on the terrace and a large area used for convivial banquets, where at least 18 people can be seated comfortably. This entire area is embellished with busts, columns, ancient stone stoups as well as the original well.A short distance from the villa is the annexe completed by a beautiful outdoor pergola, a building of new conception but in the style of the stables of the period. Inside are various rooms for storage, marble bathrooms, the kitchen connected to the large ballroom, as well as a flat for service personnel.
To complete this luxurious property, for sale in the hills of Pisa, we find the new lemon house of about 300 square metres, currently under construction, as well as the marvellous Italian-style gardens, the English-style garden, an olive grove with about 2 hectares of olive trees, an uncultivated vineyard of about 2 hectares and the wood that protects the entire compendium. Show more Show less
The prestigious property for sale on the Tuscan hills enjoys a private and panoramic position, surrounded by nature but convenient to all the main communication routes and the main facilities which are located just 3 km. The international airport of Pisa is about 27 km from the property as is the sea and the beaches of the Pisan and Livorno coast. The location of the property is strategic for reaching the main art cities of Tuscany such as, Livorno, Pisa and Lucca, Florence 75 km, Volterra 48 km.
The Pisan Hills, are a small but splendid area of Tuscany not far from the Tyrrhenian Sea and still immersed in the peace of an immaculate nature, they extend from Pontedera to Volterra, in a soft landscape of wavy lines, still intact in its morphology. To the east, towards the coast, they border with the Livorno ones and to the west with the Florentine ones.
Between gentle plains, hills rich in centuries-old woods and luxuriant vineyards rise the bell towers of fascinating villages that invite you to discover fairytale landscapes, vestiges of the past and a delight for the palate.
The charm of the small medieval villages, with their ancient castles, their palaces and stately villas, which have all the charm of the centuries, their churches full of hidden treasures, attract the eyes and the looks of quality tourism.
The natural spaces where you can then walk in harmony with the environment satisfy lovers of peace, the short distances and gentle slopes invite you to leave your car whenever possible and proceed on foot, but also by mountain bike or on horseback.