This beautiful farmhouse is located inside the Park of the Val D’Orcia, UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the heart of the most authentic Tuscany. The central body of the property is from the late 1700s, is immersed in the ancient forest, with a unique panorama on the Castle of Ripa d’Orcia; the property can be reached through 4 km of gravel road to guarantee total privacy and tranquility. The nearby town, however, ensures all kinds of needs such as banks, pharmacies, supermarkets, restaurants, bars and wine bars. The farmhouse, renovated between 2002 and 2005, has undergone a recovery of the highest level, both structural and architectural, preserving the original setting under the protection and control of the Superintendence of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape. The farmhouse consists of a main building on two levels, a delightful internal courtyard with an adjoining oven and a porch that gives access to an outbuilding, for a total of approx.350 sqm. On the ground floor there is a large kitchen, three rooms dedicated to the dining and living area, the bathroom, various service rooms and a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and an independent entrance on the porch. Upstairs: three comfortable bedrooms with three bathrooms and an exit to a balcony connected to the ground floor by an ancient travertine staircase. The property is accessed through a private driveway that cuts through the large olive grove consisting of 160 plants. Woods of strawberry trees, gorse, rare junipers, elms, holm oaks and secular oaks make up the remaining 3 hectares of land. The numerous terraces were built with dry stone walls with the use of original stones. The property includes a small delightful ruin of approx. 60 sqm. to be transformed, if necessary, into an annex. The property is sold, if requested, complete with furnishings and accessories.
PROPERTY Ref: 0VAL1887
Where: Municipality of Castiglione d’Orcia; Province: Siena, Region: Tuscany.
Type: Stone farmhouse on two levels of approx. 350 sqm (3767,37 sqf), plus outbuilding to be restored of approx.60 sqm (645,835 sqf).
Conditions: Perfectly renovated between 2002 and 2005. The restructuring elements are valuable elements; ancient terracotta and old oak strips (in the bedrooms) were used for the flooring; the beams are mainly of ancient oak. The heating on the ground floor is under paved to enhance the architectural impact. The electricity grid is completely underground to reduce the environmental impact.
Land: Approx. 3 hectares (7.41 acres) with garden, forest and 160 olive trees.
Swimming pool: Authorizations and practices are being completed for the construction of the project.
Parking spaces: Outside.
Living room with fireplace,
Kitchen with fireplace,
Bedroom with fireplace and en-suite bathroom and access to the porch,
Porch with wood oven and access to the technical room and storage room,
Three bedrooms, two of which with en-suite bathrooms,
Distance from services: 5 km from Castiglione d’Orcia, 10 km from Bagno Vignoni, 22 km from Pienza.
Distance from main airports: Perugia 105 km, Florence 135 km, Rome 225 km.
Gravel road: 4 km.
Fixed telephone network: Currently not available.
Wi-Fi: Currently not available but possible via satellite.
Heating: LPG with underground tank. There are also 3 fireplaces and an ancient cast iron stove.
Well: Artesian (purpose-built) and rainwater collection (ancient well restored). System that allows external watering controlled by a special control unit.
Water: City water network. Underground tank of modern construction.
Possibility to insert the property as a holiday let.
The property is owned by private individuals.
Energy Efficiency Class: D