Price: €480,000 Location: Tuscany Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Size m2: 170 Property reference: IT0478.2
This very tastefully converted hay barn in Tuscany is in a delightful and secluded location in the Selva National Park to the north of Siena and enjoys extensive views over the surrounding Montagnola hills. The restoration was carried out by the present present owners in excellent taste, and maintaining the original character by the use of traditional building materials whilst incorporating a wide range of necessary modern comforts. Nearby is a larger 5 bedroom restored farmhouse belonging to the same owners and which is also available for sale. Please contact us for full details. The barn lies across a slope and so one enters the upper floor at ground level on the uphill side. Here there is an entrance hall off which are 2 double bedrooms each with en suite bathroom and built-in wardrobe. Stairs from the hall lead down to the lower ground floor, where there is a large open space living/dining/kitchen area, with french windows leading out onto 2 spacious patios. Also on this level is the third bedroom with en suite bathroom and wardrobe. The house has underfloor central heating, double glazing and roof insulation. Around the barn is a beautifully manicured garden backed by leafy woodlands with an area of about 5000 square metres. Mains electricity is connected and the pipework for solar panels is already in place. Water supply is from a privately owned deep wells but a mains water pipe passes in the vicinity and could be connected if so required. LPG gas for domestic hot water is stored in an underground tank. There is a telephone landline, internet and mobile phone connections are good. The property is approached by a neighbourhood white (gravel) road. Shops and other amenities are in the nearby villages of Pievescola and Colle Val d’Elsa, and Siena itself can be reached in under half an hour. Both Florence and Pisa airports are about a one hour drive away.
Energy rating: Energy rating class F. EPI: 162.81kWh/m2p.a.