This farm with holiday home for sale near Castiglioncello, Tuscany, is famous for the cultivation of ancient fruit trees that were once typical of the Tuscan countryside, safeguarding the rarest species and rediscovering their forms and flavors. The ancient varieties often have a more rustic aspect and a greater resistance than the modern ones, they can be grown without pesticides and are therefore appreciated by those who want healthier and more natural products for their food.
Six hundred plants of ancient native Tuscan fruit are therefore cultivated in the 4 hectares of this organic farm, where 300 uncommon varieties were planted including olive, apple, cherry, gooseberry, cornel, almond, carob, elderberry, arbutus.
The holiday home is set in an ancient typical Leopoldina farmhouse of the early 1800s, mostly restored, maintaining where possibile ceilings with beams, joists and vaults.
The internal subdivision of the farmhouse:
The ground floor consists of large living room with an important central table and a kitchen corner available for guests , two bedrooms with facilities for disabled, two warehouses, a large shop where to selle farm products as well as a driveway for the storage of tools.
The first floor comprises 4 large en-suite bedrooms, one of which with an important fireplace, furnished with typical nineteenth-century furniture and with high beamed and raftered ceilings.
The private apartment of the owners instead has 4 bedrooms on the first floor and kitchen and two living rooms on the ground floor. The total surface of the farmhouse is around 700 square meters.
Classe energetica G, 323,67 kW/mq annuo