This Tuscan hilltop property sits high overlooking the centuries unchanged Sienese landscapes. The house dates from circa 1650 and possibly earlier began life as a small lookout tower overlooking the city of Siena.Fully restored inside and out, the house retains completely its original aspect. The ground floor of the house has insulated walls, underfloor heating, and double pane windows and doors all leading outside. There is a large traditional Tuscan kitchen suitable also for dining, a separate dining room for more formal diners with a cosy winter Tv area. The master bedroom, also on the ground floor, has two bathrooms one with shower and the other with bath. The first floor has three bedrooms with two bathrooms which all lead onto the original reception room with a traditional Tuscan fireplace. There is also a small laundry room with sink. The loggia on the first floor, once the original entrance, overlooks a formal rosemary garden and beautiful landscapes of the Crete Senesi whereas the door at the rear of the house opens onto a 100 sq metre terrace with private outdoor shower overlooking a boxwood semi-formal Italianate garden. The gardens were created 20 years ago and are an on-going project with masses of scope for those interested in gardening. The villa has its original bread oven in full working condition and small guesthouse attached with full bathroom and private outdoor shower. Another outbuilding beside the house has a fully equipped kitchen, and storage space or potential studio. This property has 8 hectares of land, comprised of woodland areas with century old trees, olive grove, fruit trees and grazing areas suitable for animals or a small agricultural enterprise. The house's water supply is a well, dug in the year 2000,100 metres deep with an abundance (60 litres per minute) of drinkable pure water, low in calcium. The house also has an underground garage/storage area circa 35sq metres suitable for small car.This property has many positive attributes being a short distance from the main motorway between Florence and Rome, 1 hour from Florence and a half hour from Siena through beautiful Tuscan landscapes. For airports, there is Florence or Rome, Pisa or Perugia. In the vicinity there are riding stables, golf courses, thermal baths, a polo club and many good restaurants. The villa has possibilities as an all year family dwelling or a low cost/maintenance summer house. This property would also lend itself to a functional and ideal bed and breakfast with many options for private rooms with their own entrance and private outdoor space. The property also comes with full permission for a large swimming pool.