Wonderful Tuscan farmhouse, in immaculate condition, with a large outbuilding, on the sunny hills above Palaia.
Immaculate traditional Tuscan farmhouse of 325 sqm, with additional outbuilding of 135 sqm, both set in close to 12 hectares (30 acres) of beautiful land in the hills above the medieval town of Palaia in central Tuscany.
The property is entered through a covered loggia, ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining, through large double doors into an entrance hall; the living area is a generous double room with brick fireplace and dining area, separated by a Tuscan arch. The kitchen is in rustic style and comfortably holds a dining table and chairs, and is well-equipped with pizza oven and open fire and opens onto another panoramic loggia. There is a beautiful terrace for morning coffee to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the surroundings. Upstairs are four large double bedrooms, with open views and 2 bathrooms.
The cantinas below the house offer ample storage and hold the old wine barrels.
The annex, the barn, is now used as a storage for garden tools and agricultural equipment; it could be converted into a beautiful two storey house with portico and loggia.
The access property lane is flanked by high cypress trees. The two buildings are immersed in the green vegetation of high old centuries trees with open views on the hills over the vineyards.
All services are connected. There is good wifi and central heating. Easy car access and plentiful private parking.
Just a few steps up from the house is a large barn, on two levels.
The landscape is stunning with rolling hills and cypress trees and cool woodland areas.The land is extensive at nearly 12 hectares (30 acres). There are 300 olive trees, 3 vineyards of San Giovese and 600 walnut trees.
Palaia is an historic town steeped in tradition and where you can still visit the old olive press, the antique wine cellars and the rooms where the olive oil was stored in large terracotta vases. Mainly an agricultural area, Palaia has a colorful history which can be seen at the interactive museum in the town. In the countryside around Palaia some of the best produce of Tuscany is grown with excellent wines, olive oil and white truffle. The restaurants offer traditional Tuscan cuisine and the markets offer a true feel of the Tuscan heritage.
Distances: Palaia 5 km, Castelfalfi (golf) 15 km, Pontedera (trains) 15 km, Volterra 35 km, San Gimignano 35 km, Pisa (airport) 45 km, Beaches 50 km, Florence 60 km, Siena 85 km.