140 km - 87 miles
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136 km - 84 miles
137 km - 85 miles
131 km - 81 miles
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144 km - 89 miles
85 km - 53 miles
*Please note distances are straight line measurements and are approximate
Anyone who chooses 'Il Diamante della Val d'Orcia' is not afraid of 12 km of dirt road, but rather has the desire to enjoy memorable experiences in contact with the exclusive silence and incomparable landscape whose rare beauty is recognised worldwide.
The entire property consists of approximately 80 hectares of exclusive land comprising three separate farmhouses, a riding school with stables, a restaurant and a spa for exclusive use.
"IL SOGNO" Located at the highest point of the sinuous hill that hosts it, Il Sogno is the heart of the estate "Il Diamante della Val d'Orcia". The building, adjacent to the stables, houses on the first floor 4 double bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom, and two independent flats (2 bedrooms with bathroom + living room and kitchen), all with air conditioning. On the ground floor, instead, there is the following: - The Hotel Reception (entrance); - The Restaurant (multi-purpose room), with its local cuisine made from excellent raw materials from its own organic farm, which seats up to 50 people and is equipped with a large fireplace, an equipped counter and a professional kitchen (electric hotplates, kettle, fryer, professional ventilated oven, counter-top refrigerators, column refrigerators, heated table for handling dishes); - The service area (air-conditioned warehouse, bottling area, line preparation laboratory, column refrigerators, blast chiller, oven, planetary mixer, stainless steel tables and cabinets) - The warehouse with total predisposition for the construction of an oil mill (drainage pipes, connections, adequate current, for insurcing project of the company area connected to oil production) - The laundry and bathrooms for guests and staff; - The showroom, relaxation area and tasting area used for selling the farm's products. Externally, we have an attractive area dedicated to pre-dinner and dinner time, with outdoor tables for serving food, and sofas, as well as a pizza oven and a large barbecue.
Tuscany is also the ideal place for horse-riding and nature lovers: the 5-hectare fully-fenced riding school is equipped with all the necessary equipment for training and for the well-being of the horses, and has: a fenced paddock with shelter sheds, an 18-metre radius panoramic ring with silica sand, a state-of-the-art Rinco stable with 4x3 very bright and well-aired boxes (12 boxes inside the stable + 6 boxes in the paddocks).
Regarding the agricultural business, it is a BIO-certified farm created with the aim of producing unique products of superior quality with complete respect for the environment. The core business is currently oil production: every year, the monocultivar (between leccino and pendolino) dedicated to the top product (200 l) is chosen, and the remainder of the bland mixture production (1,300 l) is divided into 6 variants of flavoured oils. In this respect, 4.4 hectares of land are related to olive groves in full production, with 1,500 25-year-old trees; 13.7 hectares are related to growing olive groves with about 5,000 5-year-old trees. The spelt is used to produce: flour, pasta, cakes, puffed, etc. The farm consists of a barn (prefabricated structure 20x12m h:8m), warehouse (prefabricated structure 8x3m h:2m), farm equipment (115 horsepower wheeled tractor, 30 horsepower wheeled tractor, 115 horsepower crawler tractor, 25 quintal digger, equipment, mulcher for cleaning prode, 3. 000 litres, 60-quintal wheeled wagon, 50-quintal wheeled wagon, 20-quintal wheeled wagon, clod breaker, ripper), gardening equipment (electric and petrol driven brush cutters, manual and seat mowers), electric olive harvesting equipment, vehicles (Nissan, Navarra, Range Rover Defender, Ford Transit Custom, Toyota Rav 4).
"ANTICO BORGO TOSCANO" is located about 600 metres from the main structure (Il Sogno), "Antico Borgo Toscano" is a historic medieval villa dating back to the 1400s, completely renovated in 2018 with excellent finishes and state-of-the-art domotic systems. With panoramic views of Mount Cetona and Pienza, the small square outside opens the entrance to the structure: on the ground floor, there is a communal relaxation area with a living room with fireplace, a professionally equipped kitchen and three bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, including 1 accommodation equipped for the disabled. On the first floor, are four further bedrooms elegantly furnished in classic Tuscan style, each with its own private bathroom. The farmhouse has a beautiful panoramic swimming pool and a private spa.
"PANORAMA SULL'INFINITO" is the most intimate and quietest of the three structures - also completely renovated in 2018 - has 6 double bedrooms, all finely furnished in a country chic style, adorned with bleached wooden beams and terracotta floors, as well as a large kitchen with a spacious living room and a relaxation area. More specifically: on the ground floor, we find the living area composed of a comfortable entrance, a large living room, a kitchen equipped with professional appliances, a service bathroom and 2 of the 6 splendid double bedrooms (all with en suite bathroom). A convenient hallway leads to the upper level where the other 4 bedrooms with bathrooms are located. In the basement is the technical room with a boiler, electrical panels, and racks for home automation management and connectivity. Outside there is a barbecue area and a relaxation area with a jacuzzi. Serving the farmhouse is a car park with 6 covered parking spaces.
The hills of the Val d'Orcia are the perfect backdrop for the organisation of exclusive events and weddings in Tuscany, in a breathtaking location capable of making any moment unforgettable. The continuation of the existing business is therefore ideal for anyone wishing to embrace the business of hospitality in one of Tuscany's most evocative landscapes. Here it will be possible to offer numerous activities such as: horse trekking, horse riding lessons, equestrian activities with ponies, suitable for children, photographic safaris to discover the symbolic places of the Val d'Orcia, ebikes, trekking tours, the organisation of farm visits - always much appreciated by young and old alike - tastings and cooking classes.
The Great Estate group on each property acquired carries out, through the seller client's technician, a technical due diligence that allows us to know in detail the urban and cadastral situation of each property. This due diligence may be requested by the client at the time of a real interest in the property.
All the utilities are present and functioning: as far as the primary resource is concerned, water is guaranteed by the right to draw from the two adjacent springs and by the presence of the 3 lakes, with a total capacity of 6,000 m3, waterproofed with a layer of clay with overflow management with reinforced concrete structures draining downstream. The land has been worked to totally drain the rainwater into the lakes. The property has been equipped with an internal circuit of interconnected underground cisterns with a total capacity of more than 90,000 litres that, in addition to supplying the water needs of the farmhouses, are used for a water recovery circuit connected to the lake2 (whose water feeds the automatic irrigation system for the gardens and watering the horses).
The entire property was completely renovated in 2018 with excellent finishes and the latest home automation systems, for the purpose of the accommodation activity currently in place, obtaining the highest rating of 5 sunflowers, all in a perfect blend of tradition and contemporaneity.
The exclusive property for sale is situated within the hills of the Val D'Orcia, a UNESCO heritage site, in the close vicinity of towns of historical importance such as Siena, Montepulciano and Pienza, just to name a few. The medieval village of Sarteano (SI), the reference municipality, is about 15 minutes away by car. Other important cities such as Rome and Florence can be reached within about 1 ½ hours. The nearest airport is Perugia (70 km). There is also the international airport of Rome-Fiumicino (190 km), Rome-Ciampino (170 km) and Florence (137 km).