La Branchina, Sarteano
Tuscany (SI)
Ref. 11101
Property type: Farmhouse
Structural condition: Restored, Date of restoration: 2008
Bedrooms: 6+2
Kitchen: 2
Bathrooms: 6
Property size: 476 sqm
Land: 4.2 ha (acres 10.38)
Shared environments: Entrance hall, 2 Reception rooms, dining room, TV room, cloakroom
Rooms: 23
Outbuildings: 85 sqm
Energy class: G (epgl 489,646 & 737,49 kWh/m*anno)
Other Features: alarm; Air conditioning; Internet; Swimming Pool; Telephone; Flyscreens;
Distances: A1 Autostrada km 3.4, Cetona km 6, Florence km 113, Sarteano km 2.5, Pienza km 34, Rome km 150

Fully restored 17th Century farmhouse with ex tobacco drying tower just 2 kms from Sarteano. The architect owners fell for the location and views of the property around 15 years ago and decided to transform it into the family holiday home of their dreams; spacious reception rooms and plenty of bedrooms for family and guests, fabulous outdoor dining and entertainment areas in the mature gardens, hobby vineyard, olive trees and last but not least an infinity pool of 18,5m for serious swimmers. What more could you ask for of your Tuscan retreat?

Floors 3
Swimming pool 18,5 x 6 m
Olives 100
Vineyard red wine
Electricity: Mains
Heating: Gas
Water: Mains

The ideal location for quick access from Florence and Rome airports, just below the beautiful medieval town of Sarteano yet 3kms from the A1 main autostrada. Picture perfect countryside of green fields, vineyards and olive groves surround the property, whilst the horizon is dotted with the famous towns of Cortona, Chiusi Alto, Citta della Pieve and even Orvieto.

There are approximately 4,5 hectares of land included in the sale, around 100 olive trees, arable land and a hobby vineyard of Sangiovese grapes for those who want to try their hand at wine production. The gardens surrounding the house have been landscaped with lawns and seating areas, interspersed with ancient olive trees, fruit trees and cypresses.

Guest Annex: (85 sq.m.) 2 bedroom guest annex with 2 bathrooms, large sitting room with kitchen and bocce court outside
Open barn: The old hay barn has been transformed into a sitting, dining and games area, open to the breathtaking views below, a dining pergola covered with vines for shade is attached to one side with a large Argentinian bbq and table for long outdoor meals.
Cantina 1 - underneath swimming pool for wine making equipment
Cantina 2 - under guest annex for storage
Wood oven for pizza and bread

Ground floor:
Entrance to hallway, hat and coat area
Cloakroom and storage cupboard
Pale cotto floors, original oak beams wherever possible
Reception room/office area with doors to patio
Huge kitchen and dining area divided with arches, breakfast space and TV room
Kitchen includes 2 dishwashers, huge fridge, Argentinian cooking grill and central island
Bedroom 1 with central arch, ensuite bathroom 1 with shower

First Floor:
Large, high ceilinged reception room with original sit-in fireplace and beautiful cotto floors
Bedroom 2 with fireplace, ensuite bathroom 2 with bath and large shower
Bedroom 3 with ensuite bathroom 3, bath with views to countryside
Bedroom 4, children’s room with mezzanine floor and ensuite bathroom 4 with shower
Bedroom 5 with mezzanine floor, bathroom 5 with shower
Tv room for children or study, spiral staircase to gallery library at the top of the tower
Laundry room

Independent access to Bedroom 6. ideal for nanny or guests, ensuite bathroom 6 with shower