Apartment in city San Giovanni d'Asso
300.00 sq.m., 2 bedrooms

€ 550 000
In the heart of the Crete Senesi, with a wonderful panoramic view of the surrounding countryside, on the border of the Val d’ Orcia Valley and a few kilometers from Pienza and Montalcino, in an old castle of the year 1100, a prestigious apartment of about 300sqm plus cellar and garden.
Location and Lifestyle
San Giovanni d'Asso is located 50km from Siena, the administrative center, and places of interest such as Pienza, San Quirico, Montalcino and Montepulciano are no more than 30Km far. The nearest motorway exit is in Bettolle, just about 25Km far and the Chiusi Scalo train station, from which you can reach Florence, Rome and Milan, is 55Km away. The seaside town of Castiglione della Pescaia is approximately 100 km, while the little ski facility of Monte Amiata is 60. The airports of Florence and Rome are just 120Km and 200Km respectively. Within the borders of the territory of the municipality of San Giovanni d'Asso they were found evidences of Etruscan settlements in the area of Lucignano d'Asso and Monterongriffoli, in the same area they also found Roman remains, due to the presence of temples. The castle of San Giovanni d'Asso is located in the ancient town core, on the opposite side of the parish church of San Giovanni Battista, next to the Church of Mercy. The building, consisting of three buildings joined together, was built in stages between 1100 and the first half of the fifteenth century; special importance attaches to the work conducted by the Petroni family, which acquired the castle in the early fourteenth century.
This ancient and prestigious apartment is located inside the Castle; It is directly accessed from the Square. The apartment consists of an entrance hall, large and majestic living room with a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside, a dining room and a large kitchen. From a staircase you can reach the upper floor where there are a broad bedroom and the access door to the terrace. On the same floor you can find a spacious living room with fireplace, a medium sized room and a little utility room; this last spaces needs renovations and have a big potential of use. On the ground floor of the castle you can find the various broad cellars that could have many uses. This important property is characterized by a broad garden that follows the castle’s walls.
Outdoor spaces
The outside is characterized by a spacious garden that could be linked to the apartment via an internal staircase.
State and finishes
The apartment is in excellent condition, well maintained, with high ceilings on the second floor, partially decorated. The floor where the terrace is placed needs renovations and it is characterized by high ceilings with exposed beams. The floors are made of cotto tiles.
Potential use
The apartment is a perfect example of an ancient dwelling inside the castle, to live and spend unforgettable moments during the year: It could also be used as an extremely valuable property for rent to tourists.

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