Exciting and rare opportunity to purchase a villa property with garden in the historical centre of Florence in Tuscany. Needing restoration the villa offers potential for residential, touristic or commercial use.
Full of character and retaining many period features in a prime Florence city centre location close to the Fortezza da Basso and the Santa Maria Novella Train Station and Cascine Park. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with Brunelleschi’s Dome and Giotto’s Bell Tower, Basilica of St Lawrence, Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio, are all within easy reach.
In good structural condition, the villa needs new electrical, heating and hydraulic system. Boasting bright and spacious rooms with original frescoes, the raised noble floor and the noble floor have high ceilings (about 4 meters), marble mosaic flooring and oak parquet flooring, while the top floor has terracotta flooring.
Dating back to the 19th century, this semi-detached villa has a total surface area of approximately 743 square metres and it is arranged over four floors, which are connected via a bright internal stairway.
From the barrel-vaulted entrance hall, stone steps lead to the raised noble floor, where there are three lounges, a sitting room, a spacious reception room and a guest bathroom; while the noble floor hosts a large living room, a marble bathroom, a frescoed-ceiling reception room with terrace, a guest bathroom and two bedrooms, one of which with en-suite bathroom.
The top floor consists of an hallway, four rooms, a bathroom and a storage room (storage space under the roof).
In the past, on the basement floor there were a large kitchen with fireplace, two rooms, a bathroom with inner courtyard and technical rooms.
TYPE Florence city centre villa property, semi-detached with garage and garden.
CONDITION The property is in good structural condition, but it needs some renovation works.
LOCATION Historic centre. Close to the Fortezza da Basso and the Santa Maria Novella Train Station
SIZE 743 square meters (7997 square feet)
BEDROOMS 2. Up to 8
FEATURES Mosaic flooring, oak parquet flooring, terracotta flooring, original frescoes, marble bathroom, terrace, inner courtyard.
ACCESS Asphalted road
ELECTRICITY Already connected
WATER Mains water
GAS Mains gas
TELEPHONE To be connected
Florence: Fortezza da Basso (500m), Santa Maria Novella Train Station (550m), Cascine (1,3km), Duomo (1,4km), Ponte Vecchio (1,8km), Uffizi (1,8km); Fiesole (9,5km; 18’); Siena (72km; 1h); Lucca (74km; 50’); Arezzo (78km; 1h); Pisa (84km; 1h 5’); Viareggio (99km; 1h 5’); Forte dei Marmi (105km; 1h 10’); Bologna (105km; 1h 20’); Montalcino (110km; 1h 35’); Montepulciano (112km; 1h 20’); Cortona (118km; 1h 20’)
Firenze Peretola (5km; 10’); Pisa Galileo Galilei (80km; 1h); Bologna Marconi (103km; 1h 10’); Perugia