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€650k Monticchiello, ITALY. Impressive Tuscan Tower for Sale

Historic Tower in the Val d'Orcia

Listed for sale by Apolloni Blom

In the Siena-area, in the heart of the Val d’Orcia, there is a place which has managed to conserve a truly authentic beauty: the hamlet of Montichiello dating back to the year 755. The solid surrounding walls with its Tower standing out on top of the hill, are signs of its intense past, bastion of the defensive system of the Republic of Siena.

The Tower, refurbished and habitable, reminds us of times gone-by, it has a rich historic background and a romantic beauty about it. The views from the terrace on top of the tower are unique and fascinating. There are five levels plus terrace, with two entrances, one from the cellars and one at first floor via the drawbridge. There are three bedrooms, a reception room with kitchen and two bathrooms, for a total of 130 sq.m. plus panoramic terrace of 70 sq.m. The location is peaceful, surrounded by 9,000 sq.m. of land whit ancient olive trees still in production, several plum trees, cherry trees, oaks and maple trees. This is property is one of a kind, unique, habitable and part of the UNESCO world heritage.

The village of Monticchiello offers delicious restaurants, shops, bars, post office and a theater that comes to life in summer by staging a number of shows prepared by inhabitants of Monticchiello. Not far away the biggest towns such as Pienza, the ideal city by Pope Pius II, famous for its cheeses and Montepulciano famous for its Nobile wine. Nearby thermal baths, golf clubs, many towns and cities of art and the A1 motorway that allows to reach in 1:30 h the major centers of Rome and Florence.