Elegant and perfectly restored eighteenth-century villa of 800 square meters.
It boasts on the ground floor entrance hall, large living room connected through a stone doorway to the dining room which has a ‘ massive fireplace. The dining room is served by the nearby kitchen and through a small side stairway it is easily connected to a covered porch, ideal as a winter garden, and the adjoining dependance with kitchen, living room, wc on ground floor and two bedrooms upstairs. Stone staircase leads to the first floor where we find two spacious bedrooms with three windows, comfortable wardrobe, hallway, two bathrooms, while going up on the second floor there is a third bedroom, bathroom and a very spacious attic characterized by woodedn beams.
The property includes a basement with utility room and large garage with two entrances from the municipal roads. The villa is surrounded by a green park of 4000 sqm with covered patio for cars.
Thanks to its excellent location on top of a hill, Santa Maria a Monte soon became the oldest castle of the Valdarno, documented since ‘906. Due to its strategic location, the settlement was involved in the fights between Pisa, Lucca and Florence which took place between the thirteenth and fourteenth century. In 1327 the city was occupied by the florentine army: the castle was destroyed and rebuilt again with new walls.
The Florentine domination during the fifteenth and sixteenth century gave new strenght to the town, that is why it was chosen by several important noble families such as the Medici, and the Albizi,