Property ID: 498

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Home in a Borgo – swimming pool



The perfect Tuscan holiday house, Very good investment with high returns. In La Canonica Siena: In the heart of Tuscany, a country estate surrounded on all sides by beautiful unspoilt countryside. The historical residence, which origins can be traced back to the eleventh Century, has been recently fully restored and has a rich and interesting history. Originally a watch tower built in 1048. The building became the property of the church who transformed it into a Bishops residence and a medieval farming hamlet. Later was the house and its grounds used as a country retreat for many noble Counts and Dukes of the region.

The tiny hamlet was eventually abandoned, but now it has been lovingly restored, preserving its ancient heritage. The original characteristics of the building have all been retained, beautiful high vaulted ceilings, archways, terracotta floors are all featured. The old beautiful architecture keeps the old glamour and suggest the idea that the time has stopped.

The complex in La Canonica Siena: consists out of 13 houses, with shared land of 10.000 m2 and a swimming pool. Four of the houses are currently permanently occupied and 9 are used by the owners as a second home for the weekends and holidays. The land is completely fenced and closed. There is a total of three electric gates where the owners can reach their homes by car and there is a shared parking space.

The house:
The full charm house is located on the ground floor of the main building with 100 m2 own private garden with grandiose and panoramic views. The total house-area is 91 m2. Due to the thickness of the walls, the actual living area is 65 m2. All rooms are on the ground floor.
The layout of the house:
Living room with fireplace and kitchen,
Spacious bedroom,
Storage space,
Own private garden 100 m2,
The house has its own gas, water and electricity connections.

The house is used as a second home by the owner and is further rented for € 700.00 per week as a holiday home. Due to the central location of the house it is rented out almost the whole year.
The swimming pool is 16 m X 8 m, surrounded by lawns and landscaped gardens framed by the rolling wooded hills. A lovely spot to relax and have a cooling dip. Antica Canonica has its own private area at the pool furnished with sun loungers, table, chairs and barbecue. Partly shaded and filled with flowers it is the perfect surrounding for a meal and just enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the Tuscan countryside.

Location La Canonica Siena:
When you can tear yourself away from this idyllic retreat, Antica Canonica is excellently located for exploring the area and discovering the delights of Tuscany. San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and Volterra are all close by and the famous towns of Florence and Siena with their countless art treasures and historic monuments are easily accessible via the main road. Nearby lies Colle di Val d’Elsa, an interesting town, being famous for its crystal production and medieval quarter. In fact, the owners of Antica Canonica have a lovely restaurant in the ancient hill town, featuring excellent refined cuisine and with a large panoramic terrace for dining.

The service costs are € 2,400.00 per year (for the swimming pool, the land, the road, lighting of the garden, etc.)

The asking price of this house is € 230,000.00 costs purchaser
House code 498


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Distances & airports

Distances from the house in La Canonica Siena:
Several restaurants, cafes and small Alimentaria can be reached within 10 km.
Colle di Val d’Elsa 11 km
Monteriggioni 17 km
San Gimignano 20 km
Poggibonsi 20 km
Siena 25 km
Volterra 29 km
Cecina (kust) 60 km
Florence Airport 63 km
Pisa Airport 90 km