Beautiful property near the village of Rufina, immersed in the green of the Mugello hills, less than 20 minutes from Florence.
450 m2 – ground floor and 1st floor - 50 sqm cellar + courtyard and land - for 10 people
The small village of Rufina is located in the Val di Sieve, in the district of Florence. It is a predominantly hilly territory, where an excellent wine is produced. The countryside of the area is characterized by the variety of scenarios encountered. The striking geometries of the vine rows, often close to the rows of olive trees, sometimes interrupted by the golden wheat fields in a continuous repetition of hills that touch the woods of the mountain ridges, recalling alpine suggestions. A territory rich in ancient places of interest in the heart of Italian wine production. The village of Rufina with all kinds of shops is about 1.5 km away, Pontassieve 10 km and Florence approx. 30 km away.
This charming farmhouse from the early 1900s, once a brick firing kiln, of approx. 450 square meters is located on two levels, ground floor and first floor with turret, about 220 square meters on each floor. The ground floor consists of a characteristic entrance hall with a fireplace which leads to the left to a large kitchen and large living room with fireplace. From the kitchen, via a staircase in the storage room, you have access to the cellar, composed by two rooms of 18 and 22 square meters. To the right of the entrance we find a corridor leading into a double bedroom, a little bedroom, a bathroom, a second bathroom in the rough, now used as a laundry room and a huge living room with fireplace. A staircase that starts from the entrance leads to the first floor where there is a hallway with a storage room, a bedroom / study, 4 bedrooms and two bathrooms, a large kitchen and a large living room, equal to the same surface of the kitchen / living room of the floor land. A characteristic spiral staircase leads to a tower, perhaps an ancient dovecote, where there is a room used today as an attic and convertible into a bedroom with a private bathroom. In front of the property there is a tiled courtyard with the possibility to park two cars and a nice gazebo, to be used during the summer for pleasant lunches and dinners in the open air. An external staircase leads to the cellar The former farmhouse has 3 water wells with a depth of 15, 40 and 72 meters and is not connected to the aqueduct. The ground floor is heated with a thermo-fireplace system, the first floor was equipped with a pellet stove, the LPG bullet is used only for the kitchen, but the connection to heating is also provided. The land that extends to the back of the building is cultivated with woods and a hundred olive trees, while in front of the house, on the other side of the road, the land, on which an open garage building was built, is cultivated with fruit trees and vineyards.