This San Casciano Val di Pesa Tuscany property for sale will be of interest to both private and commercial investors. A Chianti wine estate with historical villa, private chapel, cellar, vinsantaia, pool, olive grove and vineyard. Presently a private home with wine and oil estate and successfully running vacation rental business.
On the hills of San Casciano Val di Pesa, in the heart of Chianti, one of the most beautiful corners of Tuscany, a prestigious estate with noble villa dating back to 1500 and adjoining wine and oil estate, well maintained and looked after for centuries by the family of the present owner.
The property is easily reachable from the most fascinating towns of Tuscany, like Florence, which is only 40 minutes away, Siena and Pisa, both one hour away, Lucca, Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano are approximately one hour and 30 minutes away.
The estate has a total surface of 145 hectares and enjoys great privacy, although being close to a small town with services.
There are two entrances to the property. The main access is through a private, gated secular cypress-line avenue, which, however, needs to be reactivated. The other one, currently in use, passes through the olive grove.
The strong point of this property are the panoramic view on the surrounding landscape, the historical/cultural importance of the main villa and the presence of vineyards and olive groves producing excellent quality wine, vinsanto and olive oil.
The property includes a main building, the Villa, with a surface of 3270 square metres, which could be divided into four separate quarters.
The manor house has a total surface of 520 square metres and is completely restored.
It has access both from the front garden and the back courtyard.
-In the left wing of the villa, on the mezzanine floor, is set an apartment of 1130 square metres currently being restored.
The noble floor, which has access from the internal staircase, has a total surface of 460 square metres and gives access to the terrace and the 100 square-metre tower.
-The back wing has a total surface of 622 square metres. It includes a covered loggia with arches and is disposed on four levels: ground floor, garden, former wheat belt and apartment with direct access from the garden, currently being restored.
The residential quarter is connected to the manor part through a courtyard with arches, with independent access. It is located on the ground floor and includes the caretaker’s accommodation, guest quarters and offices.
On the ground floor of the villa is set the chapel with sacristy.
On the lower ground floor is set the garage, the warehouse, the cellar with tinaia and 1000 square metres. Part of it has been restored and is in excellent condition. It includes glass-lined concrete tanks for fermentation and ageing of wines. The unrestored area is now used for guided tours, but could be used to expand the production area.
The villa includes the vinsantaia (407 square metres) equipped with all the necessary tools for Vinsanto production, as well as a room used for bottling. The warehouse is accessed from the main building.
At the end of the garden with pool is set the lemon house (120 square metres).
The property is completed by four annexes located next to the main villa.
The former horse-stable has a total surface of 812 square metres and is disposed on three levels, composed as follows.
Lower ground floor: tinaia
Ground floor: two apartments and two garages
First floor: appassitoio.
Two farmhouses and agricultural annex to be restored, boasting a total surface of 355 square metres in total. There are two apartments and rooms used as warehouses, storage and depository.
The ground floor of the villa has been restored, while the first and second floor are currently being renovated.
The main building boasts ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles, arches, coffered ceilings, frescoes, Venetian seminato marble floors, vaulted ceilings, exposed stone, original stone fireplaces, terracotta flooring and stone portals. All the bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning system.
The Chianti wine estate is composed of 145 hectares of land, located on a hilly position between San Cascino Val di Pesa and Montespertoli. Lands are ideal for viticulture and olive growing.
There are 35 hectares of vineyard producing 1500 hectolitres of wine a year: 100.000 bottles of Chianti Colli Fiorentini DOCG, 5.000 bottles of Rosso Toscana IGT (80% Sangiovese, 20% Canaiolo, Trebbiano, Colorino e Merlot) and 5000 bottles of excellent quality Vin Santo di Toscana DOC.
Inside the property there are 22 hectares of olive grove with 5000 plants, producing between 20 and 60 quintal of oil Chianti Colli Fiorentini.
There are also 60 hectares of woodland, 12 hectares of agricultural land, 4 hectares of uncultivated land and garden with ornamental plants and pool 5 x 5 metres.
The property is a private home with Chianti wine and oil estate and successfully running vacation rental business.
Considering the size, position and the high historical value, the property is very suitable to become a company headquarters, prestige private estate, Agriturismo or luxury hotel.
There is also the possibility of increasing the wine, vinsanto and oil business.
TYPE Chianti Wine estate with historical villa, private chapel, cellar, vinsantaia, pool, olive grove and vineyard
MUNICIPALITY San Casciano Val di Pesa
SIZE 3270 square metres (35199 square feet)
BEDROOMS Up to 100
FEATURES Panoramic terrace, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles, arches, coffered ceilings, frescoes, Venetian seminato marble floors of the 18th Century, vaulted ceilings, exposed stone, original stone fireplaces, ancient terracotta flooring, internal cloister, private chapel. Air conditioning system.
LAND 145 hectares, of which 35 of vineyard (varieties Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Trebbiano, Colorino and Merlot), 22 of olive grove (Frantoio, Moraiolo and Leccino), 60 of woodland, 12 hectares of agricultural land, 4 hectares of uncultivated land and garden with ornamental plants
ANNEX Lemon house, former horse-stable, two farmhouses and an agricultural annex to be restored
ACCESS Private cypress lined avenue
POOL 5 x 5 m with circular shape
ELECTRICITY Already connected
WATER Private well
GAS LPG gas tank
TELEPHONE Already connected
Nearest town with services (on foot); San Casciano in Val di Pesa (9 km, 14’), Greve in Chianti (26 km, 40’), Firenze (28 km, 40’), San Gimignano (41 km, 44’), Gaiole in Chianti (49 km, 1 h 03’); Siena (65 km, 1h), Pisa (77 km, 1h 05’), Lucca (78km; 1h 19’); Livorno (84 km, 1h 11’), Montalcino (98km; 1h 31’); Pienza (112km, 1h 44’); Montepulciano (128km, 1h 36’); Perugia (170km; 1h 57’); Gubbio (183km; 2h 27’); Assisi (190km; 2h 14’); Todi (207km; 2h 17’); Roma (292 km, 3h 00’)
Firenze Peretola (35 km, 39’), Pisa Galilei (74 km, 56’), Bologna Marconi (127 km, 1h 30’), Perugia Sant’Egidio (178 km, 2h 00’), Roma Ciampino (305 km, 3h 02’), Roma Fiumicino (320 km, 3h 05’),