This Mona Lisa Estate should certainly put a smile on your face with three apartments, annexes, chapel and 16.7 hectares of land (olive grove and vineyard) for sale in the Tuscan Chianti Classico area, a few km from Greve in Chianti.
The buildings, which date back to the 14th century, were originally used as a convent. They once belonged to Lisa Gherardini (Mona Lisa), who had received them as a dowry from her father.
Mona Lisa Estate Property
The property is made up of a U-shaped main building with an internal courtyard, a barn and a small chapel. In the valley there is a ruin, which can be rebuilt as a stable.
The main building, on the ground floor and on the upper floor, is composed of three apartments and numerous ancillary rooms like a cellar with a separated wine tasting room, a workshop, a wood-fired oven, some storage rooms and boiler rooms.
The main building has a (net) floor area of 335.57 sqm. There are three kitchens, eight bathrooms and eight bedrooms with fifteen bedrooms.
The 1st apartment has a (net) floor area of 86.81 sqm with two bathrooms. The kitchen, a bathroom and a bedroom can be heated not only by the centralized heating but also by a hot air stove.
The 2nd apartment, an Agriturismo, has a (net) floor area of 130.25 sqm. This apartment has a barrier-free entrance and a wheelchair-accessible bathroom.
The 3rd apartment has a (net) floor area of 118.51 sqm with three bathrooms.
The barn has a (net) useful area of 118.63 sqm. On the ground floor there is a storage with a parking space. The room on the upper floor is currently being used for the production of vinsanto.
The deconsecrated chapel has a (net) usable area of 28 sqm. It is completely restored and connected to the central heating. It is equipped with water and waste water connections. It can be used in different ways.
In the valley there is a derelict building with a (net) usable area of 34.88 sqm. It is made up of two rooms that can be rebuilt and used for the keeping of animals.
The property has been carefully restored using reclaimed materials such as quarry stones, oak wood beams and terracotta tiles. The windows, shutters, gates and doors are in solid chestnut, finished in cypress wood. The property features ceilings and floors with terracotta tiles. The bathrooms and the kitchens meet modern requirements. In the apartments there are open fireplaces. The property is equipped with all the necessary machines to produce wine and olive oil.
The property includes 16.7 hectares of land, of which about 4 ha of olive grove, about 0.5 ha of vineyard, about 4 ha of agricultural land and 8 ha of oak and cypress wood. The terraced garden of 0.80 hectares is enriched by ornamental plants like lavender, rosemary and sage. Furthermore, there is a fruit and vegetable garden. The garden is equipped with an irrigation system.
The fenced in land includes a parking area with four parking spaces.
Wine, vinsanto, vinegar and olive oil are currently being produced and sold to the guests.
The property can be used in numerous ways. The future owners can live in an apartment and rent out the other two or use them to host friends and relatives. The 2nd apartment could be used for holiday rentals.
The barn and the chapel could be used as atelier, exposition room or concert hall. Here workshops, different courses, weddings and other events could be arranged.
Since there is a great demand for vineyards and agricultural land in the Chianti Classico, there is also the possibility of selling or renting the land out to neighbouring estates.
This Mona Lisa property is part of a limited partnership (S.A.S.). The purchase may be made with the simple transfer of shares.
The furniture as well as the tools and all the machineries for the production of wine and olive oil are included in the selling price.
This Mona Lisa property is placed at the edge of a small group of country houses, in a quiet and peaceful location, but, at the same time, within easy reach of shops and services. It enjoys an excellent sun exposure (towards South-West) and wonderful 180 degree panoramic views of the surrounding hills with vineyards, olive groves, cypresses and oaks.
The farmhouse is located between Florence and Siena, in the heart of the Chianti Classico, one of the most beautiful areas in Italy, within easy reach of important tourist towns like Florence (37km), Siena (42km), San Gimignano (39km), Volterra (61km), Pisa (96km), Arezzo (103km), Lucca (109km) and Cortona (125km). The Tyrrhenian Sea in Livorno is 90 km away.
In Panzano and in Greve, respectively 6 and 8 km away, there are shops, supermarkets, the weekly market, restaurants, schools, kindergartens, doctors and sport facilities.
Florence airport is less than one hour away, while Pisa airport is approximately one hour and a half away. A golf club with a 18-hole course can be reached in about 40 minutes.
TYPE Mona Lisa estate with three apartments, annexes, chapel, vineyard and olive grove
LOCATION Hilly, panoramic, 180 degree views
MUNICIPALITY Greve in Chianti
SIZE 744.20 sqm (8010 sqft) total net area
FEATURES Stone builing, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles, terracotta flooring, brick arches, open fireplaces, loggias, terraces.
LAND 16.7 hectares (41,24 acres)
GARDEN Yes, terraced gardens
ACCESS 1.8km-long white road
POOL No (existing water and electric connections for a pool)
ELECTRICITY Already connected
WATER Private water supply
GAS LPG gas tank
HEATING Centralized gas heating
TELEPHONE Already connected
Panzano in Chianti (4km; 15’); Greve in Chianti (6km; 20’); Poggibonsi (27km; 38’); Firenze (37km; 57’); Siena (42km; 1h10’); San Gimignano (42km; 55’); Volterra (61km; 1h26’); Pisa (86km; 1h32’); Arezzo (103km; 1h36’); Livorno (104km; 1h43); Lucca (109km; 1h29’); Cortona (115km; 1h40’)
Firenze Peretola (46km; 51’); Pisa Galilei (84km; 1h30’); Bologna Marconi (134km; 2h15’); Perugia Sant’Egidio (170km; 2h17’); Rimini Miramare (257km; 2h54’); Roma Ciampino (314km; 3h19’); Roma Fiumicino (332km; 3h28’); Milano Linate (330km; 3h29’)