Piazza San Firenze 2, 50122 Firenze (FI)
The apartment is located in the heart of the historic center, on the second floor of a typical Florentine building. With picturesque views of some of the historical monuments as over the roofs of the city. The property for sale was recently renovated in a neat and modern style with lots of attention to detail. The apartment is also designed to accommodate guests, the two independent entrances allow to separate the main part and to have a small studio with kitchenette and its own bathroom with the most spectacular views of the apartment. The main part consists of a large living room with open style kitchen, 2 bedrooms, one on mezzanine level with small balcony, one bathrooms with sinked-in bathtub, a guest toilet and a charming terrace overlooking the inner courtyard.
Fascinating loft in Piazzale Donatello, along the avenues that once bounded the historic center within the perimeter of the city walls, in the square where - on the last decade of the nineteenth century - a group of artists established its headquarters by building these typical two-story houses with sky-high ceilings and huge windows overlooking the beautiful gardens in the backyards. It is in one of these typical houses called "artist's studio", in front of the magnificent garden Della Gherardesca and Borgo Pinti - which in ten minutes' walk leads to the Duomo - that stands this unique apartment, with its full height window beyond which lies its 144 square meters' garden enjoying total privacy. The apartment has a double entrance and is currently split into two units connected by one door per floor, one of which has been entirely renovated and another that has to be redone according to one's needs. Both the units have access to the garden. The renovated part - currently used as an accommodation activity - offers on the ground floor a large sitting room with a separate kitchen area and a bathroom, plus a bedroom and a second bathroom on the mezzanine. The whole setting is extremely bright and overlooks the garden beyond the magnificent window. The non-renovated area has a small entrance, a kitchen, a laundry area, a bathroom, and a bedroom with closet upstairs. All the facilities are housed in a large private basement of about 60sqm. The special layout of the rooms, the privacy of the garden, the height of the ceilings and the versatility of the area make this property a unique object in this prestigious residential area of Florence.
In the medieval city of Lucca, in a central area but easily accessible, one finds this 190 sq. m. apartment that develops on two floors. A beautiful Loggia and comfortable stairs lead to this apartment on the second and on the last floor, it consists of a hallway, a large dining room, a kitchen, a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a double bedroom and a bathroom. An iron staircase leads to the upper floor, that features a large bedroom, a bathroom, a closet and an additional double bedroom overlooking the Church of San Paolino. The apartment is completely refurbished and finished with high-quality materials.
Charming recently renovated townhouse, in a small area constructed during the '70s and situated in a beautiful and strategic location close to Piazzale Michelangelo, near the center of Florence and easily accessible on foot from the Lungarni. Entering the gate of the communal garden one arrives to the property, which is free on three sides, and is spread over two floors: on the ground floor one finds the entrance hall, living area, kitchen, living room and bathroom. Upstairs the night area consists of three bedrooms and a further bathroom. The property also has a private garden, a cellar, a parking space and a covered motorcycle parking area; we find also a communal swimming pool surrounded by greenery.
Charming property, whose original structure dates back to the XVth century, on the hills at just a few kilometers from the center of Florence with spectacular 360-degrees views ranging from the green hills of Fiesole to the Duomo of Florence. From the main door, through a loggia full of charm paved with vintage Florentine terracotta, you can reach the ground floor, where we find an entrance that on the right side gives onto the dining room with a large fireplace, and the kitchen from which a staircase leads to the cellars: 4 service rooms and a bathroom. On the left there are two living rooms, one with a large fireplace and the other overlooking both the entrance loggia and the garden in front of the villa. Both salons enjoy views of the panorama of the city of Florence. On the first floor there are 7 bedrooms including the master bedroom offering 2 panoramic windows, en-suite bathroom and a private studio with another bathroom; 2 other rooms with city views, 4 more bedrooms one of which is now a laundry room, and 3 other bathrooms. An additional attic floor houses a huge windowed space that, through an external staircase, leads to the terrace from which you can enjoy a 360 degrees view of the green hills of Fiesole that slope towards the city of Florence. The garden surrounding the villa has an area of about 1,200 sqm with Italian hedges and tall trees. The property also has a garage of about 50 sqm that can comfortably accommodate two cars.
Located in the exclusive Piazza d'Azeglio, this exquisite apartment stretches out over two levels measuring around 680 square metres. The residence, which is listed under the Fine Arts Commission, occupies the main part of the piano nobile and includes the main ball rooms and reception areas. The entrance hall with foyer grants access to the various rooms of the house, such as the wonderful ballroom with heights of around 6 meters, characterized by the ornamental richness of its ceilings with valuable stucco friezes in gold leaves. Through this hall, one enters the elegant dining room. On the same floor there is a large kitchen with a second service entrance. The sleeping area consists of a stylish master suite with 6-meter high ceilings decorated with fine stuccos, equipped with two wardrobes and two ensuite bathrooms, which leads to a habitable terrace overlooking the greenery. There are a further five large bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom. The floor aboves offers a large study, cinema room and Spa. In terms of beauty and privacy, this property is unique. Adjacent to the building there are two spacious parking spaces in the private garage.
The property of about 230 sqm is located on the hills of Florence 3 minutes from the town of Galluzzo and 20 minutes from the center of Florence. The property is part of the small hamlet behind the notorious Sfacciata villa, which takes its name for the dominant position and the breathtaking view. Coming out of the chaos of the city one arrives in this small stone hamlet surrounded by olive trees, silence and tranquillity, almost a journey through time. The house has been completely renovated with great care. The ancient frescoed chapel of the village is part of the property. The property is accessed from the garden, and is built on two floors: on the ground floor, in addition to the chapel, we find the living area, a room/studio and two bathrooms, plus the two gardens, one at the entrance with olive trees and the other enclosed within the walls. On the top floor there are a another three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
In a hidden square of the historic center of Lucca, near the church of San Paolino, one finds this apartment on the second floor of a beautiful building from the 17th century which is completely renovated and equipped with air conditioning. The apartment of about 200sqm is composed as follows: a very big entrance from which one may access the large living room with fireplace and windows that overlook a square, hence giving considerable light to the entire apartment. From the living room one may access a nice and spacious kitchen with a area used as an evacuation room and a room for the boiler. The sleeping area is composed of 2 bedrooms and a living room. Through the master bedroom a spiral staircases leads to an additional room, and a further bedroom with an en-suite bathroom.
This charming and stylish apartment of about 190 square meters is located in the heart of Lucca's historic center, overlooking one of the most famous squares. Conveniently served by an elevator and situated on the third floor of a building of only three units. From the large bright living room, one can enjoy wonderful views of the surroundings, including a unique glimpse of the Guinigi Tower, symbol of Lucca. In addition to the large living area, there is a large dining room with fireplace, which leads to a balcony overlooking an internal courtyard. The kitchen is also eat-in and of large proportions, has a working wood-burning oven and is perfectly organized and well thought out. In the sleeping area there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, well-finished, air conditioned and in perfect condition. The apartment is sold with a cellar of 20sqm and a covered car space near the property.
This property, with an approved renovation project, is located in the Bagno a Ripoli area, between the city of Florence and Chianti Classico, in a landscape characterized by cypresses, farmhouses, vineyards and olive groves. On the hills of this splendid green area one finds majestic Medici villas and beautiful cave rock churches with fifteenth-century and Renaissance masterpieces. The recently built villa, inserted in a forest, is surrounded by a significant number of olive trees. The project and renderings proposed here highlight the peculiarity of the villa: the incredible terrace overlooking Florence. The entrance is in immediate relationship with the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the desired and sought visual cone extends into the room and continues in a unique suggestive continuity culminating in the terrace. The panoramic view is the design leitmotiv that offers to all from every corner of the villa, inside and outside, an incredible view of Florence. The exteriors in constant and direct communication with the interiors prolong their visual depth thanks to the adoption of glass parapets and panoramic openings towards the centuries-old city that looks spectacular in its various lights of day and night. The project for this approx. 650 sqm villa foresees a large kitchen on the ground floor, a double living-dining room, two master bedrooms both with walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms. A central reading area acts as a filter between the master area and a third bedroom also with an exclusive bathroom. There is also a fourth bathroom for guests; upstairs there are two other bedrooms both with en-suite bathroom. In the basement, which can be accessed both internally from the ground floor and externally from the courtyard with swimming pool, the project foresees a spa area with indoor swimming pool, an area for a Turkish bath, a Finnish sauna and a mini relaxation area; and also a service area - the laundry room and three rooms to house the technical systems. The villa is entirely surrounded by 6.5 hectares of land planted with olive trees and typical tall trees. The land surrounding the villa, for its size and position, guarantees absolute privacy. The property includes a canopy for 4 cars and two separate outbuildings: the first could be used as a shelter for agricultural vehicles and the second as a “orangeries” .
Beautiful design apartment in the heart of Florence, a stone's throw from all the most important monuments and museums, in one of Florence's most iconic squares - Piazza della Signoria - with an incredible view of the David and the whole square. The apartment, renovated since a few months and therefore never inhabited, consists of a living room with balcony and stunning views, a hidden kitchen behind sliding doors, a large bathroom, and two double rooms including one with en-suite bathroom and the other with view on Piazza della Signoria. All the finishes are of great effect, the makeover has been entrusted to an interior designer who has enhanced every detail, the location in the most important square of the city make this a unique apartment.
Completely renovated and furnished apartment a stone's throw from Piazza della Libertà on the second floor of a beautiful building in Viale Matteotti, which has also been renovated, with the bedrooms facing internally onto a beautiful garden. After the entrance-living room with large open kitchen and overlooking the avenue, we find a large and comfortable corridor leading to two double bedrooms with large built-in wardrobes, and two bathrooms. It is equipped with an elevator, independent heating, and a parking space in a private garage.
In the enchanted surroundings of the hills of Bagno a Ripoli, a few kilometers from the center of Florence, luxury apartment located in a recently renovated villa. The apartment measures approximately 300 sq.m and is entirely immersed in nature. It consists of four large bedrooms, each with ensuite bathroom. The bathrooms all have large showers and one of these also has an elegant bathtub. One bedroom is located in a mezzanine; another two rooms overlook the courtyard, and the last room overlooks the Tuscan hills. The entrance opens towards a wide living room with an adjoining dining room that also has a classic style powder room. In addition, the property has a kitchen equipped with all latest equipment with an adjoining room that is used as a storage/laundry room and a comfortable studio overlooking the hallway. The property has a beautiful large garden of about one hectare in which there is a pool available to be shared with the other 2 renters.
Located on the right-hand side of the Arno river, the property was originally a mill dating back to early medieval times. It was built by the monks of the Abbey of Monte Scalari, who built a chain of watermills by the side of the river. The foundations, made from large stone arches positioned in the river, allow the building to rise directly above the water. It is spread out over three floors: The front area, which houses the original mill machinery, has wonderful views through its large windows of the river and Incisa, a picturesque medieval town on the other side of the river. The living area next to the mill dates back to the XIXth Century and is set on solid ground. Just like the mill, it too spreads out over three floors: On the ground floor, there are two entrances. The first leads into the garage which can comfortably hold two cars. The second, with a loggia at the front, allows access to a storage room linked to the mill and walkway which leads to the river terrace. The first floor is accessed externally via a straight path which leads to the entrance of the property, or alternatively from the ground floor via a staircase which leads up to the terrace with respective accesses to the studio, kitchen and living room. On the second floor, there are three bedrooms, a spacious living room plus more space to create further bedrooms. There are two ways to access the property, the main one being via a cypress-lined avenue linked to the main road. The river allows a constant water supply, which thanks to a hydraulic pump system, guarantees irrigation even in the hottest times of the year. The mill, with its annex, offers enormous potential to become a uniquely charming residence. The complete privacy, unique position and ample space already make it a unique property.
On the flourishing green slopes of Lucca’s "Mediavalle", in a place surrounded by the nature of the Tuscan hills, a few steps from marvelous cities of art and the Versilia seaside, we find this delightful property currently used as a “b&b” as well as a manor house. The renovations were completed in January 2016 which brought the house back to its former glory respecting its main characteristics and above all the warm atmosphere of a country house. The house built in the early 1900s entirely in stone is composed of two parts: the old barn with the overhanging barn, where we can find 2 bedrooms, and the main three-floor building accessible from the old “graniglia ” staircase leading to the terrace. From here you enter the living area which consists of two living rooms and the kitchen; arriving at the main “ sleeping area” we find two bedrooms and a bathroom. The house is equipped with various technical and service rooms and has a total of 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The current owner has renovated this beautiful structure with wisdom and passion, transferring all his experience as an architect to this enchanted place. The property has a beautiful garden that creates a natural terrace from where it is possible to admire the valley. On the southern side a swimming pool has been added that is perfectly integrated with the surrounding environment.
Enchanting villa situated in a private and quiet position on the first hills south of Lucca, surrounded by a fully fenced panoramic park and a green olive grove, only 5 miles from the center of Lucca. The villa is on two levels and is currently divided into two independent units. The Ground Floor features a large living room with fireplace, a kitchen, three comfortable double bedrooms and three bathrooms. The First Floor, via an external staircase, features a large living room, an eat-in kitchen with access to a beautiful terrace, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms. The fully fenced private garden is adorned with mature and tall trees. The property includes two outbuildings used as garage and storage, as well as an olive grove. There is a large space to build an in-ground pool
On the rolling hills of Lucca there is this beautiful farmhouse of about 400 sqm, completely renovated and nestled in a 4 hectare plot cultivated partly with olive grove and vineyard and partly as a garden. The house is on two levels, with a large living area on the ground floor and four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor. Adjacent to the house there is a building in need of restoration, a potential additional accomodation. The house features an entrance, a large lounge, a kitchen, a dining room, a bathroom, a cellar and storage room on the ground floor, while on the first floor it presents four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a mezzanine and a storage room. In front of the property there is a beautiful swimming pool and large arcades with the classic “mandolate” windows of typical Lucca barns.
This seductive sixteenth-century residence on the Lastrigiana Hill dominates a territory of great charm, rich in woods and pine forests typical of the Arno valley and, thanks to its unique position, enjoys great peace and privacy, despite being only a few minutes from Florence. Extremely pleasant are the walks in the front Italian garden embellished with imposing lemon trees in terracotta vases adjacent to the dependance, that during the period of their bloom and ripening fill the air with fresh spring aromas. The Villa of 900 sqm, a unique property equipped with every comfort, is entirely surrounded by a prestigious estate of 6 hectares arranged on several terraces, fenced and neatly strewn with plants of olive trees and tall trees. The manor house, of classic architecture, takes the typical elevated disposition of the Florentine aristocratic residences. The raised main door enters the large and cozy entrance. The various frescoed and sumptuously furnished rooms follow one another along a corridor that runs centrally throughout the property. Valuable antique terracotta floors seamlessly counterpart the vaulted ceilings and wooden beams. In the separate dependance of 600 sq. m., whose interior furnishing shows a modern and contemporary style, one finds three elegant independent living units. To reach the dependance it is possible to walk through an underground corridor that, branching from the splendid cellar with vaulted ceilings and reemerging at the enchanted lemon-house. The large wine cellar is the ideal place for convivial gatherings and tasting of the refined and tasty products of the territory.
The villa, set as a precious jewel on the Florentine hills, is located on a dominant position in the ancient village of Lastra a Signa, rich in culture, tradition and hospitality. The wonder of the place has profoundly inspired the tenor Enrico Caruso who dwelled there in 1906 and who bought Villa Bellosguardo, today patrimony of the village of Lastra a Signa. The four floor villa is of quadrangular installation and has an elevator that connects each floor making it the ideal property to all. The night are on the higher floors has 4 beautiful rooms with exclusive bathrooms and wardrobes overlook the beautiful Italian garden consisting of a surprising variety of plants, 32 varieties of different roses, that in the period of full bloom enchant the senses with a dreamlike atmosphere. Kitchen, dining room and living room open into a majestic openspace area. In the lower part of the villa one finds a living-sitting area for conviviality which is more than 150 sqm. The large swimming pool measures 9x18 mt together with an abundant hectare of land with various olive trees in addition to an area with a canopy-pergola for 5 cars which complete the entire property.
Surrounded by greenery and very near to Massarosa, this wonderful luxury villa rises on a hill overlooking the valley and sea. The splendid villa is located on the hills in the soothing colours of the Tuscan countryside. Unique in its kind, the property offers the grace of a context separated from the city, as well as the possibility to reach every comfort and point of interest in a very short time. Inside it has architectural elements that give added importance to its value. Finely furnished and cared for in detail, with delicate finishes in marble and wood, this prestigious residence is spread over three floors, with a total surface area of 500 sqm. The main body is divided into two real estate units, for a total of nineteen rooms and 10 bathrooms, as well as large balconies to fully enjoy the wide panoramic view. A large park of 2 hectares surrounds the property, which includes the garden, the forest and the olive grove with 250 plants. The total land of ownership is of 9.5 ha. Added value is given by the heliport and the possibility to create a swimming pool in the large green area adjacent to the villa, so one can have a perfect oasis of peace in which to relax. A real dream house, from which one can easily reach the seaside resorts of Versilia, the important cities of art and the pretty villages that make Tuscany the flagship of this beautiful country.
Nestled in the hillside, close to the renowned Golf Course of Montecatini Terme and the picturesque village of Montevettolini, one finds this beautiful and authentic Tuscan farmhouse with a renovated barn, surrounded by about 4 hectares of olive grove and vineyard. The main building is on two levels and is divided into two units. The first unit has a living area on the ground floor on slightly staggered levels, with kitchen and dining room, large living room with access to the beautiful porch and another partially covered porch. This floor features several openings to the garden, both front and back. The sleeping area on the first floor consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The other unit consists of a kitchen, a living-dining room and a bathroom on the ground floor, and three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the upper floor, as well as a large panoramic terrace overlooking the Tuscan countryside. The adjacent barn houses a large living room on the ground floor, and two large double bedrooms with two bathrooms on the first floor. The beautiful property comes with another annex used as a garage and basement cellar, a drop shaped pool immersed in the olive grove and a tennis court. The land is mainly composed of olive groves and vineyards, both in production. The private but not isolated location makes this property unique. The Montecatini Terme Golf Course is within walking distance, while the hilltop village of Montevettolini is less than two kilometers away.
Vignale a fraction of Traversetolo is a natural balcony on the river Enza and has hosted the illustrious painter De Strobel. The building, located on a peak at the side of the foothills, was built at the end of the 19th century by the painter De Strobel who, fascinated by the wide perspectives on the foothills of the pre-Apennine and the strong historical presence of the surrounding castles of Rossena and Canossa, decided to create his own atelier. Today this monumental single floor atelier, which develops considerably in height, has three large windows on the two main facades and has been transformed into a living room. The cottage attached to the atelier constitutes a singular example of Alpine two-storey architecture facing the valley of Enza. The decorative motifs that characterize the villa have floral elements skillfully emerging. In typical Liberty style, with medieval memories of the neo gothic and designed completely by the painter himself who also designed the ornamental motifs on the walls and lacunar ceilings. The entire property has a total surface area of 350 sqm; In addition to the atelier, on the ground floor there is a kitchenette, dining room and a lounge that lends itself to conviviality meetings; On the second floor are three bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and in the attic 2 further bedrooms with a bathroom. An annex completes the property and is currently used as a shelter for gardening tools, a garage and 1.5 hectares of land with various secular plants.
In the enchanting Umbrian countryside a few kilometers from Parrano in a fantastic and panoramic location, this farmhouse was built during the half of the 19th century and has been completely renovated in full respect of nature with organic materials. Vocabolo Rondò is divided into three apartments, all very spacious and comfortable. Each of them is independent and has a living room with fireplace a kitchenette, two bedrooms, bathroom, TV with satellite, heating and broadband Internet. Restaurant, swimming pool and 7,4 acres of land fenced complete the property.
In the heart of Tuscany in one of the most beautiful and livable Italian cities we find this lovely bed and breakfast set on a hill a few kilometers from the center of Lucca. Lucca is a beautiful city surrounded by medieval walls which are still intact, with an immense historical monumental wealth. This beautiful property is located in the friendly village of Vorno, well-known for having the most beautiful villas of Lucca. The villa was originally part of the convent of the sisters of St. Dorothy and dates back to the 1600. The current owners have renovated it in the last 5 years with attention to detail and taste to become a charming B & B. In addition to hosting two apartments the property has six double bedrooms each with private bath. The breakfast room is located on the garden floor has been left with the ancient stones of the walls on the exterior, the atmosphere that conveys this area is pleasant and at the same time commemorates the place where oil and the wine was produced.
On the top floor of one of the most beautiful historic buildings in Florence, an exclusive two-bedroom apartment plus staff room and staff bathroom. The property overlooks one of the most important streets in the world where all fashion houses have their own showrooms. In the heart of Florence, at walking distance from monuments such as Palazzo Strozzi, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, Piazza della Signoria with the David di Donatello. The apartment, spreading over the entire top floor of the building, can be accessed by the large main staircase or the elevator taking you directly into the house. The main features of the apartment are the large spaces of the living rooms and the preciousness of the furniture, it is therefore very suitable for an entertaining lifestyle. At the same time the loggia, on which the whole apartment spreads, allows you to enjoy an absolute silence. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms from which you can enjoy the views of the roofs and monuments of Florence. There are also a studio, an ironing/laundry room with a full bathroom. The price includes a cleaning service 3 times a week. Available from September 2020.
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