Historic Hamlet near Volterra
Historic Hamlet. Just a few minutes from Volterra, perched on top the hill of Ulignano, the hamlet boasts an amazing location with enchanting panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
This fascinating group of houses distributed on approximately 4 hectares of land, is composed of a historic 17th century, 4 storey villa, a former 2 storey school and barn, guest quarters, a 2 storey farm building in need or restoration and storage building by the pool.
The hamlet, once a thriving and living small-town, is still a point of reference for the local surrounding inhabitants and has a rich and famous history. The spirit of the place enchanted one of Italy's greatest artists of the 20th century. Italian theatre, opera and cinema director, Luchino Visconti, best known for his films Ossessione, Senso, Rocco and His Brothers, The Leopard and Death in Venice, came across the Villa and fell in love with it. One of the founding fathers of the Italian Neorealist movement, Visconti chose the villa for his movie Sandra, winner of the Golden Lion at the 30th International Film Festival of Venice.
The main villa measures approximately 1,000 sqm and has 4 floors above-ground level. At the moment it is rented for short periods and for hosting events.
The ground floor presents a beautiful entry that leads to 2 other halls, a de-consecrated church, a fully equipped professional kitchen and 2 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.
Located on the floor above is the beautiful reception hall with high ceilings that extend beyond the third floor. Once the setting for lavish dinners it is still used now for special events. The hall has external access. There are 7 other rooms on this floor that can be used as recreational areas but can also be transformed for other uses and also one bedroom with en suite bathroom.
On the third floor, there are 5 rooms, 2 studies and one kitchen space.
On the fourth floor, there are 5 beautiful rooms, a sauna with relaxation area and a gym.
Former School House:
The former school building has 2 floors. The ground floor has been divided into 4 delightful suites and the lower-level floor boasts a private movie theatre that has hosted famous Italian and international artists.
Foresteria - Guest Quarters:
It measures approximately 600 sqm, and its more recent constructions boast a magnificent double living room with a fireplace. The 3 storey building includes 7 bedrooms, several living rooms, and bathrooms.
Podere - Farm:
Located at the entrance of the property, it has 2 above-ground levels and measures approximately 400 sqm. It also includes a lower-level shed and garage of approximately 100 Sqm. The structure is in need of restoration.
The property includes 4 hectares of land.
Within the property is a private pool of 10 x 20 m that enjoys a splendid view with showers, bathrooms, dressing rooms and a small fully equipped kitchen with barbecue and wood oven.
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REDUCED!Majestic 17th century property 4km from a village, 20 minutes from the Castelfalfi Golf Club, and 30 minutes from the sea. It takes less than an hour to each Pisa International Airport.The property covers approximately 1,000 square metres of floor area and includes the prestigious main villa of 700 sqm, the housekeeper's house of 100 sqm and the barn of 120 sqm.The main villa has ancient and original furniture and frescoes.There 8 bedrooms on the first floor and on the ground floor there is a big frescoed living room, 2 smaller living rooms with vaults, a huge sitting room, 2 wardrobes, a covered terrace, and 3 bathrooms.Outside there is a wonderful breathtaking swimming pool in a strategic position with a unique panoramic view of the surroundings.The property includes 11 hectares (approx 25 acres) of land, 6 hectares of which have fruit and olive trees.The property's size and location offer lots of potential as it can be used as a prestigious home, as it has great privacy, or as a holiday home.The villa was originally owned by the Church and was the resident of the bishop, who ordered the building up of a small chapel. In the 1950s the property was bought by a noble family and it has also been home to famous film directors.The main villa is on three storeys and has amazing frescos and original furniture. It consists of 8 ensuite bedrooms; a fabulous frescoed living room, two stunning living rooms with vaulted ceilings, a large dining room, 2 storerooms a covered terrace, a playroom with bathroom and additional 2 bathrooms.In the basement is the large kitchen with fireplace, cross-vaulted ceilings; the cellars, garage and bathroom.An internal staircase leads to the mezzanine floor which comprises a study and double bedroom with en suite bathroom. Next to the villa is the housekeeper's house. The housekeeper maintains the whole property continually. The hay barn needs to be completely renovated.The villa is set in a huge 11 hectare park with swimming pool and two lovely and characteristic tree-lined paths. From the swimming pool there is a stunning panoramic view across the rolling Tuscan hills. The land consists of olive grove, arable land and fruit trees. The property is easily accessible from the main road, but at the same time is immersed in the heart of unspoiled countryside.The furniture is not included.Restoration is needed as nothing major has been done for many years. Roof repairs, new systems (electrics/plumbing/heating) and new bathrooms are advised.Property Feature* annexes* character property* frescoes* Garden* olive trees* original features* Parking* restored* Swimming Pool* terrace* vaulted ceilings* Views
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B&B near Volterra with PoolB&B near Volterra. This lovely B&B is located in the countryside, one hour from Pisa International airport, 40 minutes from the coast and 5 km from the centre of sought after Volterra. In a great panoramic position, the property is within easy reach of many of the main attractions of Tuscany such as San Gimignano, Certaldo, Siena, Lucca, all under an hour away.The property comprises a restored, 8 bedroom farmhouse of 450 sqm on 2 storeys, currently used as a B&B. It is set in 12 hectares of land with a swimming pool and annexed bar area with wonderful views, olive grove, arable land and woodland.The main building is full of character features and would be ideal either as a single dwelling or, as it is currently used, a B&B.Main House:450 sqm on 2 storeys.Ground floor: Fully equipped kitchen, lounge with bar area, 2 bathrooms, a panoramic winter garden, boiler room, bathroom, 2 bedrooms, additional bathroom.First floor: 6 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, several box rooms.Land:12 hectares of land with olive grove, arable land and woodland.Garden with pool and bar area.Energy Class: G, 507,83 kwh/m2View all our properties on our website casatuscany.com.**Property Feature* 12 hectares* B&B* Bars* beams* character property* close to amenities* Garden* original features* Parking* Pool* terrace* terracotta floors* vaulted ceilings* Views* winter garden