This charming 7-bedroom country house for sale in Tuscany, just 6km from the stunning city of Siena, Italy, is truly unique. Dating back to 1800s, this formerly farmhouse has been restored into a luxurious and private home with features that you won’t find anywhere else. The property is set in a very private and exclusive part of a hamlet, and was once the residence and art studio of a French painter, sculptor, multilingual poet, and former informatic engineer.
As soon as you enter the main courtyard, you are welcomed by beautiful natural light effects, and the main living room boasts a double-height ceiling with a scenic gallery on the first floor. Large arched windows allow plenty of light and offer wonderful glimpses of the garden and panorama.
The dining area and country-style kitchen have majestic glazed windows, while the outdoor loggia allows for al fresco dining. There are also two guest bedrooms, a courtesy bathroom, storage room, technical area, and a second kitchen with dining on the ground floor.
On the first floor, there is a grand gallery which serves as a central hub for the entire level, along with a study and reading room in the loggia, a master bedroom with walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom, a second master bedroom with en-suite, two more bedrooms, and a family bathroom.
The courtyard includes an ancient well made of terracotta bricks, and all household utilities are connected to city providers. In addition to two fireplaces, there is also a cast-iron stove in the manor kitchen. The in-ground pool is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the breathtaking views, and the fully fenced garden encloses a gate, with driveways and accessible by car. The orchard has 30 olive trees producing extra virgin olive oil for family use.
This ready-to-move-in property is ideal as a private residence to live with family and friends. Its privileged location in a preserved environment but close to all services and the city of Siena make it a superb choice for hosting travelers coming every year in the gorgeous region from all over the world.
For those who want to explore the local area, the city of Siena offers a wealth of cultural experiences. The city's iconic Duomo di Siena, one of Europe's largest Gothic cathedrals, dominates the magnificent Piazza del Campo and is surrounded by numerous historical buildings, cobblestone streets, and stunning gardens. Visitors can admire masterpieces from the Renaissance period at the Pinacoteca Nazionale di Siena, or explore Siena's famous Palio horse race, celebrated twice a year in the Piazza del Campo. Those looking for a more peaceful experience can take a stroll in the lush green hills around the city, or simply relax in one of the many small cafes and restaurants scattered throughout the area.
Whether it's culture, nature, or relaxation you're looking for, the countryside surrounding Siena provides an unforgettable experience. With its rolling hills, vineyards, cypress trees, and medieval villages, Tuscany offers a unique landscape filled with history, beauty, and charm. From the ruins of the ancient Etruscan civilization to the wine tastings and truffle hunts, this region has something for everyone.
Whether you’re looking for a relaxed getaway, a cultural experience, or a place to call home, this 7-bedroom country house for sale in Tuscany is the perfect destination. With its unique features, stunning views, picturesque surroundings, and proximity to the city of Siena, it's sure to provide a lifetime of memories.