Lovely large restored home in Tuscany Italy. 5 Bed farmhouse, 1 bed cottage (converted barn) plus a workshop with 6.6 ha of land and gardens. For sale furnished.

Poppi Tuscany Home For Sale

This lovely rural property is located near the Parco delle Foreste Casentinesi, in a quiet and reserved position with far-reaching countryside views including Poppi Castle. Restored and renovated the property includes a farmhouse, converted 15th century drying barn, a workshop and 6.6 ha of land. Ideal as a large family home it could also easily be used for tourist accommodation (6 bedrooms). The land, which is well-exposed, would also be suitable for starting an ecological farming project.
Basic services are available in the nearby medieval village of Poppi, about 10’ drive away, a little further away is the larger town of Bibbiena, with a wider range of facilities and services including the Casentino hospital.

The farmhouse has a surface area of 600 sqm – 6,456 sqft with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on three levels:
– Basement: dining room with open kitchen and porch, two bedrooms and bathroom;
– Ground floor: entrance porch, hall, dining room with kitchen, living room, bathroom, tavern with kitchenette, pantry and slab;
– First floor: three bedrooms, bathroom, laundry room, walk-in wardrobe and terrace/lawn terrace.

The cottage has a surface area of 75 sqm – 807 sqft with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom and is on the east side of the farmhouse. it has two floors with a living room, dining room with kitchenette, bathroom and woodshed on the ground floor and bedroom on the first floor. Originally a 15th-century drying barn, it was converted for use as guest accommodation.

The renovation, which was completed in 2008, was carried out with great attention to detail and quality including in the furnishings and equipment in the buildings: much of the furniture is custom-made and composed of unique pieces of contemporary design. For the equipment, the best brands have been chosen that offer a guarantee of functionality and durability. Furniture and equipment are included in the sale price.

The workshop (198 sqm – 2,130 sqft) consists of an open space on the ground floor that has access to a splendid panoramic terrace. Also on the ground floor are two other rooms arranged for services. On the basement floor there is a room with a porch.
The basement rooms of the workshop could be used to accommodate two horses if wanted.

The agricultural land covers approximately 6.6 hectares (16.3 acres), the location is hilly at approximately 430 m asl and with full southern exposure. The ecosystem is rich in biodiversity and a sustainable agricultural activity could be implemented.
Further farmland is available for sale locally if wanted.

The current owner, who personally oversaw the property’s restoration, has also established a project with high ecological significance, developing bioactive gardens in a biodiversity-rich setting. The site is rich in water resources due to the presence of a spring, and a bio-pool near the dwellings has been developed to feed the water that runs from the spring onto a rock wall.

  • TYPE: Home in Tuscany Italy -r estored farmhouse, cottage, workshop plus land
  • CONDITION: Restored
  • LOCATION: Hilly, panoramic
  • ACCESS: Unpaved road (500 m)
  • PROVINCE: Arezzo
  • REGION: Tuscany
  • INTERIORS: 873 square metres (9,393 square feet)
  • ANNEXES: Cottage, workshop
  • MAIN FEATURES: Stone walls, wooden beams, wooden and stone floorings, original fireplaces, furniture included in the selling price, horse paddock, garden, panoramic terrace, natural spring
  • EXTERIORS: 6.6 hectares (16.3 acres)
  • GARDEN: Yes, well-maintained
  • SWIMMING POOL: No, but possible
  • ELECTRICITY: Already connected
  • WATER SUPPLY: Private well + natural spring
  • TELEPHONE: To be connected
  • ADSL: Yes
  • GAS: LPG
  • HEATING SYSTEM: Radiators
  • CLOSEST CITIES AND TOWNS Poppi (4km; 10’), Bibbiena (11km; 15’), Pratovecchio (12km; 15’), Chiusi della Verna (30km; 40’), Arezzo (40km; 45’), Bagno a Ripoli (53km; 1h 5’), Montevarchi (56km; 1h 10’), Florence (58km; 1h 20’), Cortona (69km; 1h 20’), Città di Castello (77km; 1h 20’), Pienza (98km; 1h 40’), Siena (105km; 1h 45’), San Gimignano (106km; 2h), Monteriggioni (110km; 1h 55’)
  • CLOSEST AIRPORTS Firenze A. Vespucci (83km; 1h 35’), Forlì L. Ridolfi (102km; 1h 55’), Rimini F. Fellini (133km; 2h 5’), Pisa G. Galilei (144km; 2h 10’), Bologna G. Marconi (148km; 2h 20’), Grosseto C. Baccarini (170km; 2h 30’), Roma Ciampino (270km; 3h 5’), Roma Fiumicino (284km; 3h 10’)

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