4 bedroom house for sale
Monteguidi, Tuscany, Italy
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- close to village amenities
- original features
A beautiful village house with garden and pool elegantly restored to a high standard by the current owners in 2007. This property provides a comfortable family home with beautiful views of rolling hills and hill-top villages. The location enjoys the perfect balance of peaceful surroundings and pretty countryside, with the delightful village of Monteguidi just 200m away. It is within easy driving distance of Florence, Siena and Pisa.
Set over two floors, the property is surrounded by about 1 hectare (approx 2.5 acres) of fenced garden and land with a large rear terrace off the kitchen & sitting room. The ground floor comprises an open entrance hall with a living room with fireplace and double doors onto the rear terrace, a large kitchen with dining area and double doors to the terrace. Bathroom with walk-in shower. Upstairs are 4 double bedrooms and 2 further bathrooms. There is an external pool cleverly landscaped in the garden; decked and fenced of 10 x 5m. Private parking for 3 cars. Potential for further volume.
1 reception room
approx 150 sq metres
Local Amenities and Surrounding places of interest:
In the village of Monteguidi you will find a friendly community. There is a small grocery store, a bar (offering pizzas on Saturday nights and dinners throughout the year), and a Trattoria 100m from the house. Daily bread delivery to the door as well as weekly fresh fish. There is a play area for children and a charming medieval church offering services every Sunday. There are beautiful walks in every direction all with panoramic views. Close by, there are three renowned vineyards selling wine, olive oil and honey. Throughout the year they all offer tasting events. There are horse riding facilities & stables close by. There is a regular bus service from the village to Casole D'Elsa and the larger nearby town of Colle Val D'Elsa.
Mensano is a 5 minute drive where you'll find the popular Il Borgo di Mensano restaurant open every day for lunch and dinner, (Trip advisor 2014 certificate of Excellence, rated Number 1 of 18 surrounding restaurants ) and the Bottega di Davide selling a wide range of fresh foods and groceries.
Casole D'Elsa is a delightful medieval town, a 10 minute drive away with a weekly market, a good choice of grocery stores, bakeries, butchers, a pharmacy, banks, post office, bars and restaurants. There is also a small supermarket, an art school and a museum. The Berignone National Park is on the edge of town offering beautiful walking paths.
The prestigious Castello di Casole is nearby offering 5 star hotel accommodation & Spa, a cocktail bar, a pizzeria and a fine dining restaurant. There are also a number of hotels and B&B's locally.
Within 25 minutes, you can reach the famous medieval towns of Volterra and San Gimignano with their shops, art galleries and profusion of restaurants. Further afield, the Chianti region and the famous Black Cock wine route are all within 40 minutes to an hour of Monteguidi. Siena is a 40 minute drive, and you can reach central Florence in an hour.
The nearest beaches and watersports are to be found in and around Cecina, a 45 minute drive. A little further south, you will find some stunning sandy beaches and coves dotted along the coast between Fellonica and Grosseto. The islands of Elba and Giglio are a short ferry ride from nearby Piombino, where you can also cross to Sardinia.
Florence Airport - 1 hour
Pisa Airport - 1.25 hour
* close to village amenities
* original features
- Peretola (International), 59.8 miles
- Galileo (International), 64.1 miles
- Marina di Campo (International), 85.6 miles
*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.