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2 Bed House for sale

£151,899 *

 [€180,000]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Habitable space: 120 m2

Full Description

In a small village on the outskirts of Chianni, this two bed property forms an elegant portion of an historical building, all on one floor with excellent quality finishes.

The house consists of an entrance through a private patio directly into the living area with large kitchen, fireplace area, then two steps and you pass into the living room which opens onto to the terrace. There is also a separate utility room with washing machine, two large and bright bedrooms and a bathroom with shower. Excellent quality throughout, with beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls and with terracotta and cherry parquet floors in the living room and in the bedrooms. The house has a light and airy, open feel and it has been recently renovated and is ready to be lived in straight away. The services are active and there is gas central heating. On the ground floor with a separate entrance from the street there is a cantina (store room) also renovated with terracotta floors and a wood stove. The cantina has been used as an office.

In the village of Rivalto there are two coffee bars and a restaurant. There is also a swimming pool with wonderful views, just a few steps away from the property, called Il Palazzo del Borgo. The pretty Tuscan village of Chianni is 1 km away and can also be reached on foot.

All services connected. Easy car access and parking close to the house

A true corner of paradise and a perfect base to explore the whole of Tuscany, and also perfect for seasonal rentals or as a permanent residence. A few meters away there is a bar and a good country restaurant. There is also an excellent agriturismo in the village with beautiful views where it is possible to spend the day by the swimming pool. (Palazzo del Borgo, Rivalto).

The picturesque little town of Chianni is beautiful. Houses are huddled together and narrow stone streets are flanked with shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, red geraniums adorn every entrance. Surrounded by chestnut woods and olive groves, Chianni is 350 meters above sea level offering splendid views over the valley below. The hidden location has maintained the sense of timelessness yet it is only 40 minutes’ drive from Pisa airport. The coastal cities of Castiglioncello and Cecina on the Tyrrhenian coast, the golf courses of Pisa and Castelfalfi, and the remains of Etruscan and historic towns, such as Volterra, are all within a 30 minutes’ drive.

The town is located in Valdera in Central Tuscany between Pisa and Florence, this colourful landscape of rolling hills dotted with medieval villages, castles and lanes flanked with tall dark green cypress trees epitomise the Tuscan landscape. The area is scattered with historical towns and medieval villages, castles and country churches and a landscape with golden meadows of wheat dancing in the breeze, vineyards, olive groves and fields of sunflowers. Meandering through the countryside of Valdera you feel the vestiges of the mysterious Etruscan civilisation. Here Andrea Boccelli was born and bred and it is in the heart of Valdera in Lajatico that the famous Teatro del Silenzio (the Theatre of Silence) where natural landscape creates a breathtaking setting and in the summer months some of the biggest names in opera come for a special performance. Casciana Terme has thermal waters and spa facilities and is a pretty town with piazzas and cafès serving the local wine. The città d’arte (cities of art) include Volterra, San Gimignano, Palaia and Florence making this a perfect base to explore the whole of Tuscany.

Distances: Rivalto on the doorstep, Chianni 1 km, Pontedera (trains) 20 km, Volterra 35 km, Cecina (beaches) 35 km, Pisa (airport) 40 km, Lucca 50 km, Florence 80 km, Siena 80 km.

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