4 bedroom detached house for sale
Italy - San Donato In Colline, Florence, Tuscany
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- Original features
The house comprises some 200 sqm constructed over 2 floors and includes an attached portion which could also serve as an independent guest apartment.
The ground floor has a spacious kitchen with original, antique fireplace, living room, panoramic study with fireplace and a view of the garden and swimming pool, one bathroom and laundry room. The 2nd floor hosts the master bedroom which has large windows which face the hills, ensuite bathroom and wardrobe area. There is also a smaller bathroom, 2nd bedroom with large windows and a 3rd bedroom/study.
The guest quarters have an open plan kitchen/dining area with direct access to the garden and a connecting door to the other apartment. On the 1st floor there is a large master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. This apartment was originally the granary and has the large windows which were typical of these structures. The views overlook the garden and swimming pool.
The restoration work has been carefully carried out by the owner, giving the utmost attention to detail and preservation of the original Tuscan characteristics of the home. The ceilings have visible wood beams and the floors are in terracotta from nearby Impruneta.
The private swimming pool is newly added and provides a salt-water purification system. The anti-slip steps facilitate the access to the swimming pool with a total length of 15m. An electric covering guarantees the year round maintenance and security of the pool.
A wood structure with windows is near the pool and hosts a shower, Turkish bath, and is suitable for a small gym area.
Casa Merlaia is completely enclosed and surrounded by the private garden with two entrances and a parking area.
4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, swimming pool, spa, privated gated entrance.
Distances: The closest shops open from Monday to Sunday are located a 10 minute walk away. Here you can take the bus to the Florence train station of Santa Maria Novella; the entrance to the Highway del Sole is a 10 minutes drive and Incisa, Valdarno is 10 minutes away by car.