Colonica Santa Caterina is a magnificent country house located in Bagno a Ripoli, an
ideal area of Tuscany between Florence and the Chianti valley, famous for its beautiful hills and medieval villages, only 7 Km away from Florence historical center.
This typical Tuscan farmhouse with an original turret, provides elegant and comfortable
accommodation, with ample outdoor terracing and lawned gardens surrounding.
The generous swimming pool allowing clear views of the surrounding vistas, while
cooling off from the Tuscan sun.
Recently restored using local and recuperated materials with careful attention to the
original details and features of the property.
The current owners are running a successful rental business, the building consists of
seven apartments with a total of 12 bedrooms, a spacious loggia, a cellar for wine tasting and a laundry area.
The property is offered for sale also in portions, to be defined according to the demands of the customers concerned.
This is a beautiful, highly desirable farmhouse. Although wonderfully traditional, the
property has been renovated to a high standard with all the necessities of modern living included. Truly a property to retreat, to experience the unique atmosphere of the Tuscany region only few minutes from the splendors of Florence.
ABOUT THE AREA
Set in the Florentine hills, Bagno a Ripoli overlooks the Arno Valley and the rolling hills of Tuscany, is a postcard-perfect landscape, with olive groves, abundant vineyards and cypress-lined roads. Castles are sprinkled around the area like medieval jewels. The town itself is charming with architecture from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance period.
While Bagno a Ripoli is small, there is a surprisingly good number of restaurants, cafes and coffee houses to enjoy here. There are also country inns scattered about where regional fare is served using local products especially Extra Virgin Olive Oil and its famous Annual Fair “Prim’Olio” that takes place on mid-November each year.
Bagno a Ripoli is a calm and enjoyable green residential area at 0,5 Km from the Exit Firenze Sud motorway, reached by public transportation and just 10 minutes drive from Florence historical center. In a short time you can see the fascinating cities of Siena, Arezzo, the Chianti hills and the Mall.
SURFACE sqmt 640 / sqft 6886
LAND ha 0,5 / ac 1,235
Garden with swimming pool 1920mq
Parking area 420mq (14car space)
Garden and barbecue area 2000mq
Garden with soccer field 650mq