Exceptional property on a quiet hillside above Florence dating from the 15th century and just 10 minutes from Florence´ historic city centre.
Annex with 4 Bedrooms and 3 Bathrooms
Plot: 2Ha (20,000m2), approx. 5 acres
The Villa Collalto is a truly exceptional property located in a quiet hillside position within just 10 minutes of the ‘Centro Historico’ of Florence. The property, dating back to the 15th century, has been painstakingly restored throughout, to offer every modern comfort, blended seamlessly with its stunning original features.
Spread over five floors the villa sits nestled into the hillside surrounded by impressive terraced gardens and olive groves. From most of the windows and from all the gardens the breath-taking views of Florence and the surrounding Tuscan hills can be appreciated. In main house there are 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4 reception rooms, 2 kitchens and a spa room.
Features such as original frescoes, ‘coffered’ ceilings, majestic stone fireplaces, Pietra serena stairways and antique terracotta flooring are found throughout with every detail having been restored meticulously by local craftsmen.
The property is surrounded by 2 hectares of private land and is approached by a private trackway through the property’s olive groves. The gardens include an original grotto, fountains, a pergola draped in vines and many established fruit trees. There is also an annex in the lower gardens with 250m2 of floor area providing 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. N.b. this additional space is ideal for staff accommodation or could be modernised to provide additional accommodation and/or a games room.
Located just 10 minutes from central Florence one can visit the city’s attractions by car, bus or taxi or explore the beautiful surrounding countryside to fully appreciate the peace and tranquillity proffered by the property’s location. The charming hillside town of Fiesole is just five minutes away, always considered the perfect getaway for the well-to-do of Florence with its excellent restaurants and cafes. Located: 25 minutes to Florence airport and 1 hour to Pisa airport.
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