Biodynamic Working Farm

Restored Tuscan biodynamic working farm with wine and olive oil production plus agriturismo and restaurant for sale. Near to a village and about half an hour drive from Volterra. Pisa, Florence and the Tuscan coast in less than an hour.

Property Description

Restored Tuscan biodynamic working farm with wine and olive oil production plus agriturismo and restaurant for sale. Near to a village and about half an hour drive from Volterra. Pisa, Florence and the Tuscan coast in less than an hour.

The property is located in an easily accessible area, reserved but not isolated, only 2 km away from the nearest village with shops, restaurants and schools. Surrounded by the green hills of Tuscany, it is only half an hour drive from Volterra, charming hilltop town of Etruscan origins, and about one hour drive from the Tuscan coast, with Castiglioncello, Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio.
Pisa and Florence, with their international airports, are both less than one hour’s drive.

The complex is composed of a main farmhouse of 290 square meters, a country house of 170 square meters and a wine making cellar of 250 square meters, for a total surface area of 710 square meters.

Main farmhouse – 290 square meters
It is arranged over three floors and it hosts on the ground floor a 50-place restaurant, a professional kitchen and restrooms. On the first floor there is an independent apartment of 130 square meters, hosting a reception room, a sitting room, a living with kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The building is completed by a master bedroom on two floors, with lounge and bathroom.

Country house – 170 square meters
It houses four independent bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom, and a two-story apartment with kitchenette, two bedrooms and bathroom.

Wine making cellar – 250 square meters
It hosts vinification and bottling areas.

The renovation works, ended in 2009, have been carried out with meticulous attention to detail. Internally, the main farmhouse and the country house are in typical rustic style, with terracotta flooring, exposed brick walls and ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles.

Surrounded by a lush parkland with swimming pool, this organic and biodynamic farm is completed by 10,4 hectares of private land, of which 5 hectares of vineyard Chianti DOCG, 0,9 of olive grove, 1,5 of woodland and 3 of marginal and uncultivated land.
Although there are registered Chianti DOCG vineyards, for business reasons the winery produces exclusively IGT wines.

Vineyard – 5 hectares
Cultivar:
– 3 hectares of Sangiovese: 1,9 ha of newly planted vines (2010-2012) + 1,1 ha of old vines (planted in 1980)
– 1,5 hectare of Trebbiano Toscano and Malvasia Bianca: 0.5 hectare of newly planted vines (2014) + 1 hectare of old vines (planted in 1980)
– 0.5 hectare of Canaiolo and Ciliegiolo (planted in 1980)

Planting density:
– Old vineyard: 2,5 m x 0,9 m
– New vineyard: 2,3 m x 0,9 m

Exposure: East-West

Vineyard training system: Guyot and Arch cultivation

Harvesting method: manual harvesting

Tanks volume: 430 hl (concrete and inox taks)

Number of barriques: n.5 tonneaux (550 lt), n.1 barrel (10 hl)

Wine currently in the cellar:
– 60 hl of Red Wine 2014 in vats
– 40 hl of Red Wine 2013 in vats
– 40 hl of White Wine 2014 in vats
– thousands of wine bottles of previous years.

Annual production:
150-200 hl of wine
11.500 bottles of wine, of which 3500 bottles of Rosso Toscana IGT Selezione (Sangiovese), 4000 bottles of Rosso Toscana IGT (Sangiovese , Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo) and 4000 bottles of White Wine IGT (Trebbiano and Malvasia)
Price/bottle: from 9 to 12 euros.
The bottles of wine are exported mainly in Canada, Denmark and France.
Car fleet: Tractor NH 3035
Staff: current owner + seasonal workers

Olive grove – 0,9 hectares
Cultivar: leccino, moraiolo and frantoio
Number of olive trees: 300

There is the possibility to purchase the adjacent olive grove of 2 hectares.

TYPE Biodynamic Working Farm with Agriturismo and Restaurant
CONDITION Restored
LOCATION Hilly
MUNICIPALITY Volterra
PROVINCE Pisa
REGION Tuscany
SIZE 710 square meters (7642 square feet)
ROOMS 15
BEDROOMS 10
BATHROOMS 9
FEATURES Terracotta flooring, exposed brick walls, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles
LAND 10.4 hectares (25,7 acres) with organic and biodynamic certification Demeter, of which 5 of Chianti DOCG vineyard, 0.9 of olive grove, 1.5 of woodland and 3 of marginal and uncultivated land
GARDEN Parkland
ANNEX Yes, 2: country house and wine making cellar
ACCESS Asphalted road + Gravel road in excellent condition
POOL Yes, 9×4,5 m swimming pool
ELECTRICITY Already connected
WATER Mains water + Well
GAS Mains gas
HEATING Radiators
TELEPHONE Already connected
NEAREST TOWNS
Town with shops (2,3km; 4’); Volterra (31km; 37’); San Gimignano (40km; 47’); Pisa (47km; 45’); Lucca (47km; 1h); Livorno (55km; 50’);Viareggio (72km; 1h); Firenze (73km; 1h); Castiglioncello (75km; 1h); Siena (80km; 1h 30’); Forte dei Marmi (85km; 1h 5’);
NEAREST AIRPORTS
Pisa Galileo Galilei (43km; 38’); Firenze Peretola (71km; 54’); Bologna Marconi (164km; 1h 48’); Perugia Sant’Egidio (232km; 2h 25’); Roma Ciampino (358km; 3h 20’); Roma Fiumicino (376km; 3h 30’)

Listing ID: TENUTA BIODINAMICA
Bedrooms: 5+
Bathrooms: 5+
Plot Size: 104000 m²
Living Area: 710 m²
Heating: Radiators
Property: Terracotta flooring, exposed brick walls, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles
July 16, 2015
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