A 13th century former convent with an Italianate garden, swimming pool and just south of Florence and in the heart of Chianti countryside.
Villa Il Convento was built in 1237 and last restored in 1990 and is set in a dominant position overlooking vineyards, woods and olive groves and close to San Gimignano and Siena.
An elegant cypress-lined drive leads to the villa and entering into the main entrance one finds a wonderful courtyard.
Now transformed into a noble country residence, there are 2 apartments with a total of 8 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms and a separate cottage of ca. 228 sqm with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. There are loggias, fireplaces and many original features throughout the property.
The park is fenced with 2 gates, fountains and a barn on 2 floors.
The land includes an olive grove.
Water is via mains, an ancient well and a spring. The pool is 12 x 6 mt.
Towns / Cities:
Florence 40 km, Pisa 78 km, Services 5 km