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Tenuta Gimignano | Property for sale
Zone: San Gimignano
This wonderful farm house is situated at the most fascinating point of the farm: actually situated above the highest hill which dominates the entire area of Siena and consisting of a beautifully restored eighteenth century cottage named Podere di Mezzo. The Farmhouse an Agro-Tourism of the estate has been a farmhouse since 1894 and belongs to the Scotti Family. The farm produces top quality cereal, wine and olives. The 25 hectars of vineyards produce the famous Vernaccia di San Gimigniano, the Chianti of the Siena Hills, I.G.T. red, white and other types.
All the 8 apartments with different measurements provide a superb view over the hills of Tuscany and over the farm-owned lake. Each apartment offers a private outside area with tables and parasols. The house also has a large and beautiful communal terrace which stretches above the valley dominating the lake.
The beautiful swimming pool (7x14 metres) lies within the large garden next to the house, and the tennis court can be found about 800 metres away. It is also possible to fish in the lake.
The property benefits from extensive Mediterranean garden with swimming pool and a large terrace area which overlooks the picturesque panorama between San Gimignano and Certaldo, perfect conditions to enjoy a delicious bottle of Chianti or alternatively the famous and refreshing Vernaccia white wine of San Gimignano. In the summer months a typical Tuscan dinner can be enjoyed on the terrace ‘al fresco’.
It is also possible to hire mountain bikes or scooters to explore the local area, a great opportunity also for horse riding and trekking amongst the countryside.
The farm is surrounded by more than 200 hectares of land specialized in producing wine and olive oil. It grows 60 ha cereal, 5 ha olives and 21 ha vineyards dedicated to the production of “Chianti dei colli senesi DOCG” red wine, “Reserve IGT” red wine and “ Vernaccia di San Gimignano” white wine and extra virgin olive oil.