For sale, villa in mountain village surrounded by woodland with excellent bus service to the main
Florence train station and food stores open 7 days a week, 26 kilometres from Florence and
approximately 50 kilometres from Arezzo on the Casentino route.
Presently a bed and breakfast guest house, with satellite ADSL internet, the house is 2 minutes
walking distance from the centre of the village with spectacular views over the surrounding
countryside. The surrounding garden of approximately 500 mq. with beautiful flowering shrubs
and plants, a lighting system consisting of 13 lamps plus ground lighting, an ornamental pond and
progammable irrigation system deriving from the drain water purifier is separated from
neighbouring properties by a high hedge assuring privacy. There is a pedestrian entrance and a
double entrance gate leading to the garage.
Built on sloping ground in 1975, with extensive improvement work carried out in 2002, the villa is
on 3 floors: a lower ground floor, an upper ground floor and a first floor and has 3 entrances.
Extension is possible if required. An archicturally interesting and unusual construction of excellent
quality with large Douglas fir windows letting in light on all three floors, the villa covers over
300mq. plus two external balconies. The main entrance leads into the upper ground floor consisting
of a spacious open-plan living space with 2 dining areas and sitting room with open fireplace and 2
French windows opening onto the panoramic balcony of approximately 12 x 1,5 metres with
chestnut loggia. There is a separate kitchen and a door and corridor lead to the sleeping area
consisting of 3 rooms plus bathroom with bath.
An attractive walnut staircase leads to a large and characteristic upstairs gallery overlooking the
living area and fireplace. This upper floor boasts a spacious bathroom with: large corner shower,
hydromassage bath and ozone therapy, double hand basin set in Carrara marble with ceramic and
satin-finish brass taps and wooden furnishings. A glass door and corridor lead to a sleeping area
with 3 rooms and bathroom with shower.
The lower ground floor can be accessed either via an internal staircase leading into the garage, from
the garden into the garage or through a double French window. There are possibilities for extension
and the whole floor offers potential for various developments including, for example, a self-
contained flat. There are 5 rooms, presently used as kitchen and utility room, besides a boiler room
with large oil-burning boiler for the central heating system. The outside underground oil tank holds