In the Tuscan countryside, just outside Pienza, Montepulciano and Montefollonico, near a small medieval village, prestigious Azienda Agricola &Winery with farmhouse. Located in a panoramic position, from where you can enjoy fine views over the surrounding countryside. The property, built next to the ruins of an abbey dating back to the XII century, is located about half an hour from Montalcino and from Chianciano Terme, just 8 km from Montepulciano and about an hour and a half from Florence.
This magnificent and prestigious property is located in a place of rare beauty, a few kilometers from the touristic Towns of Montepulciano and Pienza where art, culture and landscape come together in a beautiful combination. Very convenient access to the motorway which allows to reach Florence in about 1 hour and 30 minutes and Rome in 2 hours. The whole surrounding area is characterized by beautiful countryside, perfectly kept vineyards, unique views to the countryside and the ancient villages, including Montefollonico and Montepulciano.
This wonderful property, built next to the ruins of an abbey dating back to the XII century, consists of a housing part (the house) of about 623sqm, currently it is used in part as a flat for touristic purposes, and of a useful part for the Wine Company of approximately 795sqm divided between the basement, shed and tasting room. The living quarters (The Farmhouse) presents particular and characteristic horseshoe shape and has been lovingly and carefully restored by the current owners, who have used a wing of the farmhouse accommodation, while they live in the remaining part.
Private estate – On the ground floor there is the spacious bright living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen with central island and direct access to the pergola overlooking the vineyards, a pantry, study and bathroom. On the first floor, connected by special internal staircase, a master bedroom with living room of about 40 square meters with en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet. The private estate is also comprises a large wine cellar with temperature control where you can find the barrels and a private wine cellar connected to the main home salon. Reachable via external access from the private courtyard, there are two rooms with bathroom (currently used as an office and warehouse).To be noted the quaint, original and well restored oven.
The farm part, reachable with from the original and characteristic staircase located in the courtyard, consists of large living room with fireplace, kitchen, dining room, four bedrooms, each with private bathroom. The Basement is organized in a separate building with a total area of about 300sqm and consists of a barrel cellar, a room for bottling, a warehouse for storage and services. The equipment storage romm covers an area of about 70sqm and consists of a garage and a canteen with kitchen and bathroom. Not far from the cellar and just behind the house there is an annex of 20 square meters currently used for wine and olive oil tasting.
Inside the perfectly manicured garden with its ancient trees and aromatic plants, is the swimming pool heated by solar panels. The land has an area of about 27 hectares: 7 ha of vineyard, 2 hectares of olive grove, 6 ha of arable land and 12 hectares of woods.
State and finishes
The main building and outbuildings that create the court are characterized by exterior stone walls, beamed ceilings and terracotta tiles, or in old vaulted, terracotta floors, fixtures in light chestnut, sidewalks and arcades paved with local stone (original from the period of construction). The buildings cover is typical and original in antique tiles, the angles of the main building are of travertine stone. The heating is under-floor and is powered by GPL; the property is supplied by municipal water and from a well. The electrical, heating and water systems are in excellent condition.
This magnificent property can be used as a main residence and as a receptive and agricultural activity, thanks to the cultures being exploited. The winery could be "enhanced", increasing the wine and olive oil sales. Currently the winery produces about 26,000 bottles of red wine "I.G.T. Toscana Rosso" and about 3,000 bottles of "I.G.T. white wine White Tuscan ". Planting density: 7,300 plants per hectare.
Varieties: 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet, 10% Sangiovese
Capacity of the cellar: about 34000 liters, which can be up to 50000 liters.
Markets: Switzerland, Luxembourg, Italy
There is the possibility of implanting another 2 hectares of vineyard.
-Uliveto – 2 hectares (430 olive trees)
Cultivars: Moraiolo, Leccino, Frantoio, Pendolino