Dating back to the 15th century, this historic villa has recently been restored and completely refurbished. Its hilly position guarantees superb views over Florence and the Tuscan countryside, with the city center just a 10-minute drive away. The Villa is set on 5 hectares of private land with olive trees. All around the house, a romantic terraced garden with ponds and fountains, lemon and persimmon trees, strawberry grapes and delicate flowers. The Villa, although subjected over the centuries to significant changes in the decorations and typological structure, still retains the typical appearance of the Florentine Renaissance suburban villa. The current entrance portal, molded in pietra serena, is inserted into a previous portico of which the stone columns surmounted by elegant Ionic capitals are still preserved today. On the north-east facade, on the upper floor there are three square windows, all marked by a smooth frame in pietra serena. On the opposite facade is another arched entrance portal and molded also in pietra serena. The interior of the building is characterized, on the ground floor, by fine wooden ceilings. One in a chest of drawers painted with festoon decorations, both on the beams and on the planking, another with valuable terracotta with rose window reliefs. Mural paintings with allegorical scenes circumscribed by geometric shapes are in the halls. The property is spread over four floors above ground and two partially underground for an area of 618 square meters. On the ground floor there is a large entrance hall / living room with fireplace, sitting room with frescoes and fireplace, guest bathroom, dining room and kitchen with access to the garden; on the first floor is two double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, another double bedroom, a single bedroom also with bathroom. Upstairs, inside the tower, is a TV room and a large suite with bedroom with private bathroom, living room and kitchenette which in fact constitutes a small independent apartment. On the lower floors is 2 bedrooms with bathroom, a living room and the laundry room; finally, on the lower level in the ancient cellars overlooking the garden, is the Spa area with a luxurious 3x2 meter heated whirlpool tub, bathroom and rooms. In addition to the large heated indoor whirlpool tub it was built, on the garden terraces, a large and pleasant outdoor swimming pool with a splendid view over Florence. The property is completed by the "Limonaia" dependance, developed on two floors for about 250 square meters with two independent apartments: on the ground floor the living area overlooking the loggia, with kitchen, bathroom and one bedroom and on the upper floor an apartment with 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms , living room and kitchen.
The hills of Fiesole and the Mugnone valley have been inhabited since the ancient times of the Etruscans and enjoy, in addition to the beautiful landscape, a mild and pleasant climate. The property is located in Careggi, in a very quiet area surrounded by greenery. A convenient asphalted roadway reaches the main building; the city of Florence is 10 minutes away by car. The property is very interesting for those who want to live in a villa equipped with every comfort, of considerable historical and artistic interest, in the center of a splendid landscape.
Distances: Florence center 5 Km - Florence airport 8 Km - Siena 80 Km - Pisa 90 Km - Versilia 100 Km