6 Bedroom House Sold
6 Bedroom country house with pool, annexes, and far reaching views. Walking distance to a wonderful Tuscan town yet utterly private and boasting an A rating energy certificate. This house offers the perfect blend of grand elegant living, luxurious finishes all within an environmentally friendly building with sumptuous views and close to a charming Tuscan town. The perfect luxury home in Tuscany.
This magnificent property is quite remarkable in terms of its location, quality of restoration and internal layout. This is not a typical Tuscan farmhouse yet it oozes Tuscan charm and authenticity, blended with the modern finishes the discerning purchaser requires thus making it unique.
The location is arguably one of the most enchanting of Tuscany. The area around Buonconvento is pristine and has magical quintessential Tuscan countryside. The area has long been home to noble estates and has an untouched quality.
Walking distance from Buonconvento, yet not visible from the road, the property is approached via a short driveway. On entering the impressive electric gates there is ample parking and a gravel area leads right up to the property, past a picturesque pond.
The Main House:
Entrance to the property is through a impressive entrance, underneath the Loggia staircase leading to the first floor. A guest cloakroom and loo is discreetly positioned off the entrance too.
The ground floor is focused around a magnificent open plan living room and dining area with vaulted ceilings and a huge fireplace. The room runs the length of the property to French doors on the other side of the dining area which lead to the garden and pool beyond. Off of the dining area is the ample and extremely well designed, large kitchen. With spacious preparation areas and extremely well equipped, any chef will enjoy this kitchen as well as the beautiful views to the country side beyond. The kitchen also houses a large farmhouse style wooden table for more informal occasions. A large larder embellishes the kitchen. On the opposite side of the house there is a en suite ground floor bedroom with French windows leading to the lawn and pool area. Further to this on the ground floor is another en suite bedroom along with a practical, spacious laundry room and a very comfortable study/library.
The beautiful loggia staircase leads up to the impressive first floor which has a central living room with huge fireplace, sink/bar area, high sloping ceilings with whitewashed beams and brick floor
off of which the very well proportioned en-suite bedrooms are all located. Each room is spacious and private.
The gardens are very beautiful and extremely well kept. There is a wonderful shaded terrace area for long lazy lunches just by the kitchen and an immaculate, flat, lawn area surrounding the elegant pool with a very beautiful barn. This building is fitted with electricity, gas and plumbing, and has provision internally for a kitchen and bathroom area for the next phase of its development which the current owners had considered making into an independent guest cottage with mezzanine bedroom. There is also another small annex behind the property which is currently used as a storage and occasional overspill area with a bathroom. The restored bread oven currently is used for wood storage.
The all important technical room is situated below the house. Inside are the heating and hot water systems, water softener, and controls for the irrigation system and the solar panels. Rain water is collected from the roof and stored for irrigation.
The property includes over 1.5 hectares of land. With manicured garden, 45 new olive trees and a pond for rainwater collection.
The 15 x 5 m swimming pool has a salt filtration system, partially heated by solar panels and allowance for an automatic electric cover.
Electricity, geothermal underfloor heating and cooling on both floors, gas for cooking, solar thermal system, broadband internet access, satellite TV, alarm and video camera surveillance systems, two fireplaces, swimming pool, private parking, terrace, olive grove, irrigated garden, own well water (with possibility of mains access).
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