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The property is just a short walk away from the charming historic center of a picturesque village nestled between Bologna and Florence.
Property ID: 915

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Florentine villa

Discover Villa Paolina, an exquisite property situated approximately 700 meters above sea level, a mere 2-minute stroll from the historic village center bustling with restaurants, shops, and charming cafés.

Historical Background: Villa Paolina, originally owned by Mrs. Paolina Tonelli, a wealthy Florentine woman, was her chosen summer residence in the late 1800s.

Property Composition:

– The residential enclave comprises three buildings ensconced within a sprawling private panoramic park spanning 3 acres (14,000 sqm).

– The main historic villa covers 350 sqm.

– The second villa spans 230 sqm.

– The third building encompasses 110 sqm.

– The current zoning plan permits the construction of approximately 750 sqm for new buildings.

Property Status: While the property stands detached, it requires renewal and modernization in compliance with 2020 living standards (technological systems, plasters, bathrooms, doors, windows). However, the structure remains robust and hasn’t deteriorated over time. Notably, the original architectural features such as magnificent facades, spacious rooms, coffered ceilings, an intricately carved stone staircase, decorative windows, a captivating courtyard with a carved stone water well, crenelated walls, and other exquisite details still adorn the property.

Charm of Castiglione dei Pepoli:

Immerse yourself in the authentic Italian lifestyle of Castiglione dei Pepoli, where the unhurried, genuine essence prevails. The village boasts niche grocery stores, vibrant gatherings at local bars, and leisurely moments spent in the city center, whether relaxing on benches or indulging in morning cappuccinos and croissants.

Tourist Attractions:

Experience the nearby beautiful tourist attractions, encompassing mountainous terrain with nature trails for hiking and cycling. Discover the enchanting lakes of Brasimone, Suviana, and Santa Maria, renowned summer destinations. Additionally, the property enjoys proximity to one of Tuscany’s major airports, reachable within an hour’s drive.

Nearby Amenities:

The village provides essential amenities, including two supermarkets, a hospital, three banks, schools at all levels, diverse restaurants and bars, and clothing stores. For shopping enthusiasts, the Barberino Outlet Village is a mere 15-minute drive away.

Possible Utilizations:

This versatile property offers multiple potential uses such as a luxury residence, apartments, a holiday home, a B&B, or even a hotel or residence, presenting an array of possibilities for its future owner.


The layout can be adjusted according to your own wishes.


General ameneties

Please note, this may not be the properties exact location due to security reasons.

Distances & airports

The property is right within 2 minutes walk of the old village center with lots of restaurants, shops, cafés. etc.

The location of Castiglione dei Pepoli is very strategic since it is 48 minutes by car from the airport of Bologna and 45 minutes by car from Florence airport.

6 km from the highway
Prato 52 km
Pistoia 52 km
Bologna Centre Town 57 km
Florence Centre 61 km Milan 256 km

Florence Amerigo Vespucci Airport 52 km
Guglielmo Marconi di Bologna Airport 54 km

Additional & regional information

Castiglione dei Pepoli is a pretty, typical Italian village, where it is still possible to
savour the slow genuine lifestyle. For example, you still have niche grocery stores,
people still talk loudly outside the bar and enjoy relaxing in the city centre, sitting on
benches, or drinking cappuccino and eating a croissant at the bar in the morning.

Near this village you can enjoy beautiful tourist attractions, many mountains and
nature trails where you can go hiking and cycling. There are also various lakes:
Brasimone, Suviana and Santa Maria, famous summer tourist destinations. Besides
that, the property is located less than an hour from one of Tuscany’s’ major airports.

The village is equipped with all standard services: 2 supermarkets, 1
hospital, 3 banks, schools of all levels, various restaurants and bars, clothing stores.
In about 15 minutes you can also go shopping at the Barberino Outlet Village.