Luxury apartment for sale on the ground floor of a former stone exposed farmhouse, in the centre of Castelfalfi Castle complex. The unit for sale has been fully renovated in respect with the original features and tuscan style. Entrance is in the living room dominated by a beautiful fireplace beyond which only two steps separate the dining room from the kitchen: every room is very bright, with french window overlooking the surrounding lawn. A large hallway connects the master bedroom with private bathroom, with study and second bedroom and bathroom. The apartment has a surface of 178 square meters and is sold with exclusive parking space, private garden surrounding the house of 500 square meters and shared swimming pool with views over the green of the Golf.
The unit is part of Castelfalfi Consortium, which rules the use, costs and what is necessary for the correct and harmonious management of the complex.
Castelfalfi – hence the name comes from ‘Castrum Faolfi’ – and its castle were founded probably around 700 by Long bards. Part of the castle passed on by the Bishop of Volterra and in 1230, submitted first to San Miniato and than to Florence. (http://www.visitmontaione.com/en/montaione-tuscany-italy/localities/castelfalfi.html)
During the renaissance the Castle of Castelfalfi has been transformed from a fortified city into a villa which has been conserved till today.
For a long time the village was based on agricultural economy, till the last century when a tobacco shed was built to work the plant imported from America.
Today, the Castelfalfi Estate, has been restored and divided into holiday apartments and the tobacco shed transformed into an Hotel. In the historical centre there is a tennis court and a swimming pool, while in the nearby a golf course with 18 holes is situated in a wonderful countryside. Part of the castle has been transformed into a restaurant. (http://www.visitmontaione.com/en/montaione-tuscany-italy/localities/castelfalfi.html)