gersole (for sale)
Square Meters: 440m
The main building of this property was once a convent with an adjacent farm. The property consists of several buildings and is located in a green countryside just 5 minutes from the city in the southern part of Florence.
It was cared by the same family for over 40 years and its original charm, based on the ancient structures, such as pietra serena’s arches, vaulted ceilings and stone facades, have been preserved and harmonized with the elegance and modernity that today's homes require. The property is in a position of great privacy and offers stunning views on the surrounding countryside still completely untouched. The nearest village, about 1km away, is San GersolĂ¨, while approximately 3 km you find the town of Grassina. Florence is reached in five minutes driving, and is also well connected through bus service. The property is accessed through an electric gate off a quiet country lane running from the village of San GersolĂ¨ to Grassina. There is a high stone wall bordering the property from the road. There is a small house along the entrance drive to the property not included in the sale that has a separate drive once inside the main gates.The house is surrounded by approx 11 hectares divided into a part of beautiful garden, woodland and olive groves (about 5 hectares). There is the possibility to open a new gate, a hundred meters below the current one, in order to have your own private entrance. To the main house, originally the XIIÂ° century, were added several buildings, now divided into the main house, two outbuildings and a barn in need of restoration. The main house extends on two floors, with underroof and a cellar. On the ground floor there are an entrance hall, with original stone arches, 3 living rooms with vaulted ceiling and exit to a side terrace, partially covered with a pergola, a dining room with stairs leading down to the cellar and a laundry, plus boiler room , a large kitchen with pantry, service bathroom, a veranda opened on the paved front. On the first floor there are: a master bedroom with bathroom and dressing room and private terrace, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Attic with some rooms, to be restored. There are a further 5 ground- floor rooms including a loggia which have been left in their original state that could become further accommodation. Originally these were agricultural space for the production of olive oil. In the main building there is also an independent apartment of about 130 square meters. With a separate entrance through an external staircase this wide apartment on the first floor could be connected to the main house through the reopening of an old door. Currently it is composed by a living room, kitchen, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The property has also a barn of 140 m˛ on two levels, to be restored. It is currently a garage on the front part and a stable on the back, while on the first floor there is a space to keep the olives and a vinsantiera.
• Panoramic view
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