Magnificent luxury villa with swimming pool in Florence

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Located on the hills south of Florence, in one of the most exclusive areas of the city, this great luxury villa is for sale.
The view from this estate is extraordinary to say the least, ranging from the green hill of Fiesole, to the centre of Florence and the spectacular Apuan Alps in the background.
This property for sale is surrounded by a lovely 2000m2 garden which is home to olive trees, cypresses and flowering shrubs. This is also where you will find an odd-shaped swimming pool, set in the grass and surrounded by tall hedges, together with a solarium area which hosts a pergola with a dining area and a barbecue.
There is an independent apartment adjoining the main villa, and you will also other two rooms with a bathroom located near the car entrance to the estate, which is used by the staff, for a total internal surface of 900m2.
This luxurious property features five bedrooms and four bathrooms, but there are other four bedrooms and two bathrooms in its surroundings.
The origins of this fantastic luxury estate are well documented and date back to 1138, when there was a guesthouse for travellers on the same position the villa occupies today, It seems that the Florentine Pazzi family was among the famous owners of this estate, a fact which is also proven by the crests of the family on the walls of the villa.
The villa was used as an observatory during WWII, thanks to its extraordinary position overlooking a great area from the Valdarno to the Chianti hills; the estate was then renovated and brought back to its old splendor and beauty, as you can still see today.

Technical Details
Region: Tuscany
Province: Florence
Municipality: Florence

Type: luxury villa – historical estate

Internal surface: 900 m2
External surface: 2000 m2

3 floors + loft
8 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
2 independent apartments

Florence Airport 7 km - Sea 80 km - Prato 15 km - Pistoia 30 km - Siena 50 km - Lucca 80 km - Pisa 80 km - Bologna 80 km
Ref: 1506
price: 5M to 10M

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Tuscany Florence

Florence, the capital of Tuscany, has undisputed charm and beauty that is known throughout the world, not just as the city of monuments and historical buildings, but also as the home to many period villas and luxury estates located in the historical center or in the hills surrounding the "cradle of the Renaissance."
Florence is located in a scenographic position, in the middle of a wide valley surrounded by the hills of Cercina, Fiesole, Settignano, Arcetri, Poggio Imperiale, and Bellosguardo. In this landscape, there are numerous Tuscan estates, but also splendid luxury villas and prestigious buildings.
The city of Florence offers endless attractions: famous squares, such as Piazza della Signoria, Piazza del duomo, Piazza Santa Croce, San Lorenzo, just to mention a few; historical theatres such as Pergola, Verdi, as well as the famous bridges of Ponte Vecchio, Santa Trinita, Ponte alle Grazie, and Ponte alla Carraia, and last but not least, the city walls and doors. 
Anyone wishing to purchase a historic villa or a prestigious estate can find one that suits his or her needs in the sublime setting of the city of Florence.