Description: Farmhouse in Volterra
Running an agritourism in these area of Tuscany means offering your guests the possibility of visiting ancient hamlets, art cities and the beaches of the Tyrrhenian Sea with one day excursion. The complex has grown over the centuries around a 12th century Franciscan chapel and has recently been completely restored, with the characteristic yellowish color stone, which acquires more resistance in time thanks to its prolonged exposure. The farmhouse is set on three floors and offers a surface of 533 sqm, divided into 9 units while the 1200 Franciscan small church located on the ground floor is today a communal area of 35 sqm available for the customers. There are also two annexes near the entrance hall, perfectly restored. The ground floor includes apartments 1, 2 and 3, with an average surface of 30 sqm each, with bedroom, kitchen-living room and bathroom, while the unit 4 is a studio of 15 sqm. The owner's house has a surface of 38 sqm, while there are two annexes of 24 sqm and 50 sqm, used as storage. An internal staircase leads to the first floor, where apartment 4 of 39.60 sqm has a loggia of 13 sqm, a kitchenette, two bedrooms, bathroom and hallway. Again on the first floor there is a private apartment of 65.80 sq.m. with large living room of 20.70 sqm, two bathrooms and a room dedicated to preparing meals, loggia, hallway and storage room. The same external staircase allows you to land on the second floor, where we find the apartment A of 17,60 sqm consisting of bedroom with bathroom, the unit B of 29 sqm with kitchen, living room and bathroom, while the apartment C has a surface of 42.50 sqm. In the land included in the sale there is a beautiful biological swimming pool, working without chemical additives. THe land has a surface of 10 hectares with over 1000 trees.
Volterra is one of the most important historical Tuscan town, first great Etruscan 'metropolis' (or as the ancient said 'lucumonia') then Roman settlement. The town known medieval, Medicean and Grand-ducal memorable events, despite to its decentralized location. In this page only its fortifications will be described, masterpieces of the medieval military architecture, and not the many other monuments, of ancient and medieval times, that rise inside the city walls.