Casa Monteguidi is a beautiful village house with garden and pool elegantly restored to a high standard by the current owners in 2007. This property provides a comfortable family home with beautiful views of rolling hills and hill-top villages. The location enjoys the perfect balance of peaceful surroundings and pretty countryside, with the delightful village of Monteguidi just 200m away. It is within easy driving distance of Florence, Siena and Pisa.
- 4 bedrooms
- 1 reception room
- 3 bathrooms
- Swimming pool
- Private parking for 3 cars
- c. 200 sq metres
Set over two floors, the property is surrounded by about 1 hectare (appx 2.5 acres) of fenced garden and land with a large rear terrace off the kitchen & sitting room. The ground floor comprises an open entrance hall with a living room with fireplace and double doors onto the rear terrace, a large kitchen with dining area and double doors to the terrace. Bathroom with walk-in shower. Upstairs are 4 double bedrooms and 2 further bathrooms. There is an external pool cleverly landscaped in the garden; decked and fenced of 10 x 5m. Private parking for 3 cars. Potential for further volume.
Amenities and surrounding area:
In the village of Monteguidi you will find a friendly community. There is a small grocery store, a bar (offering pizzas on Saturday nights and dinners throughout the year), and a trattoria 100m from the house. Daily bread delivery to the door as well as weekly fresh fish. There is a play area for children and a charming medieval church offering services every Sunday. There are beautiful walks in every direction all with panoramic views. Close by, there are three renowned vineyards selling wine, olive oil and honey. Throughout the year they all offer tasting events. There are horse riding facilities & stables close by. There is a regular bus service from the village to Casole D’Elsa and the larger nearby town of Colle Val D’Elsa.
Casole D’Elsa is a delightful medieval town, a 10 minute drive away with a weekly market, a good choice of grocery stores, bakeries, butchers, a pharmacy, banks, post office, bars and restaurants. There is also a small supermarket, an art school and a museum. The Berignone National Park is on the edge of town offering beautiful walking paths.
The prestigious Castello di Casole is nearby offering 5 star hotel accommodation & Spa, a cocktail bar, a pizzeria and a fine dining restaurant. There are also a number of hotels and B&B’s locally.
Within 25 minutes, you can reach the famous medieval towns of Volterra and San Gimignano with their shops, art galleries and profusion of restaurants. Further afield, the Chianti region and the famous Black Cock wine route are all within 40 minutes to an hour of Monteguidi. Siena is a 40 minute drive, and you can reach central Florence in an hour.
Florence Airport – (Direct flights from London City Airport & Birmingham) 1 hour
Pisa Airport – (BA, Easyjet, RyanAir) 1.25 hours