Description in Detail
Borgo Antico is conveniently located close to Greve in Chianti and all its facilities, but is also perfectly situated in a quiet and panoramic hillside, nestling deep amidst vineyards and olive groves offering beautiful extensive views over the surrounding landscape of Chiantishire.
This picturesque village B&B was created from the ruins of an ancient castle that in 1629 was partially destroyed by the Ghibellini’s guild of Siena who were fighting against the florentine Guelfi’s guild. The dominant position of the Castle made it strategically important for controlling communication between Florence and Siena. During the restoration of the Castle, great care was taken in recreating the original external features that were designed to reproduce, as closely as possible, the original ones. Always using the original stone works taken from the old fortress, in order to recreate the atmosphere of the past.
The estate itself measures a total of 1 hectare in terrain, but there are additional hectares of surrounding land available to be purchased up to 24-25 hectares, including vineyards and olive groves. The property consists of 4 independent units that offer a total of 6 unique apartments of various sizes, all of them nicely decorated in a rustic Tuscan style decor. Also included is a common shared laundry room, a private parking space for up to 15 cars, a beautiful garden furnished with sun-beds, sun-umbrellas and tables, 2 swimming pools; one measuring 12 x 6 meters -maximum depth 1,5 m and breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding vineyards and olive groves.
The main house is distributed on two floors and offers 2 individual apartments on each floor. The first floor has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a living room, kitchen and storage room. The second floor has 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a living room, kitchen, storage room and huge wardrobe. Makes up a ground floor total of 136 mq. The second building is distributed on 3 floors, including a cellar that is currently used as a storage room but could easily be converted into an additional room for guests because of its private bathroom. The two floors above, each, offer an individual 1-bedroom apartment with a living room, kitchen and bathroom. The third building is distributed on 2 floors, both offering a 1-bedroom apartment on each floor with a kitchen, living room and a bathroom. The fourth building used to be a little chapel but now is a one-story apartment offering a bedroom, living room, kitchen, bathroom and mezzanine and one of the pools in the backyard.
Current State and Condition
The property is in very good condition.
Utilities and Services
In addition to the services described above, utilities are all present: electricity, and a water supply through a connection to the public water supply system.
The property is a perfect solution to be immediately experienced and used as a second home during the summer periods and / or to go on being managed on international circuits of tourist rentals that at the moment generate an interesting income.
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