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3 Bed House for sale

Castelnuovo di Val di Cecina, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy




    FeaturesCharacter house - 3 bedrooms
    Good quality finishing
    Walking distance to restaurant
    Indoor swimming pool
    Well tended garden of 1 000 m sq
    Large attic offering further potential
    Hill views
    Derelict outbuilding to restore

    Property Description

    Situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Montecastelli Pisano, between Volterra and the Tuscan coastline this hamlet is surrounded by the typical Tuscan countryside, Il Casale Calidario offers all the charm of a traditional house in Tuscany.
    \nRenovated preserving all the original details, Casale Calidario covers 150 sqm. In the 1800's it was the main “frantoio” the olive press of the region.

    The house is on two levels:

    on the ground floor there is an open spacious living area, with a very high vaulted ceiling with a seating area, dining area with a large table and a fully equipped kitchen.

    From this large living room a door opens on to the staircase:

    a few steps and you are in the relaxation area with an indoor heated pool.

    On the upper level are 3 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms overlooking beautiful green landscape. 2 of the bedrooms have en-suite bathroom.

    The large and sunny garden of 1000 sqm is full of roses and colourful flowers; there is also a large pergola provifing shade. A patio area in front of the living room is the perfect place for al fresco dining.

    There is also a large unrenovated attic of 94 m sq offering potential for conversion to further accommodation and has an independent access.

    Ther eis also a derelict stone building of 16 sqm which may be converted subject to planning rules to a guest room with en-suite bathroom.

    The property boasts an excellent holiday renting record with the current owners receiving an income by letting the house during spring and summer.


    Tuscan charm, quality finishings and simplicity are the evident appealing characteristics of this beautiful and remarkable renovation.

    Marble floors in the living area, original terracotta floors in the upstairs rooms. Vaulted ceiling in the open space living area, once the olive mill of the village, ceiling with beams and cotto tiles.

    Elegant and precious marble bathrooms with full block marble sinks. Arches tiled with red bricks.

    All the systems are in working order; in particular it has to be noted that it is connected to the local geothermal system so the cost for the supply of hot water and for heating is very low.


    Distances. Pisa 100 km, Volterra 40 km, Siena 55 km, Coast 53 km.

    From “Il Fatto Quotidiano” by Guiseppe Pagano.
    "Montecastelli Pisano: the music village of prof. Bonhoeffer, the heart surgeon luthier.

    Small villages are like human bodies, and their hearts may be given a new life with music.

    This similarity is well suited to the history of Montecastelli Pisano, a concentric tangle of houses gathered around a fortress-tower of the fourteenth century. Thanks to the inspiration of a German luthier surgeon Montecastelli has become a lively cultural village that today attracts musicians from all over the world.

    The village is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the Tuscan countryside, on the border between the provinces of Pisa, Siena and Livorno. When Dr. Philipp Bonhoeffer, pediatric cardiac surgeon among the most popular in Europe, as well as great music lover since childhood, arrived to Montecastelli, he felt immediately such a strong bond with the community of Montecastelli that he decided to create a concert hall, a workshop of violins and to restore various historical architectural building located in the village.
    He has converted the former Church into a concert hall which is called 'the 99 chairs room". This is because there are 99 different chairs, very different from the monotony of the chairs present in the majority of concert halls. They have been a present of those who loved and favored the project. Many came from the inhabitants of Montecastelli, other from the rest of the world: France, America, Austria, Germany, England.

    But there is another passion that grows from childhood: the doctor parallel to the sound of the strings likes to repair and to make violins. So he installed in Montecastelli his experimental laboratory.

    There are initiatives put in place by Dr. Bonhoeffer in Montecastelli "Our project is ambitious and we want to do more. If all our dreams come true we will have a music-scientific project with master classes, concerts and high-level scientific conferences. They are currently restoring the former castle of Montecastelli and the medieval tower "........................ it is easy to find your way to Montecastelli, just follow the sound of the violin”
    You can walk to the cosy an panoramic restaurant/bar, with table indoor and on the terrace.

    Distances. Pisa 100 km, Volterra 40 km, Siena 55 km, Coast 53 km. Request details
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