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Farm-holiday resort with equestrian center - Podere Santa Margherita

£1,729,236 (€1,900,000) Reference: 1887227
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Operating agritourism farm with equestrian center located in a green valley within the municipality of Castelnuovo Berardenga, in Chianti. Podere Santa Margherita covers an area of about 16 ha (40 acres) of land, mainly flat and kept as arable land and pasture, with about 1 ha of wood.
The core of the estate consists of a typical nineteenth-century Tuscan farmhouse of about 500 square meters, renovated in 2000; opposite to it there is an additional building used as club-house and duplex unit. Included in the property are 16 prefabricated horse boxes, saddlery, a covered riding stable of about 290 square meters, a 3 ha cross country course, a swimming pool and a 20 kw photovoltaic system.
Energy performance: F, 194.25 kWh/m²Y.

Podere Santa Margherita is located in the prestigious Chianti area, with its famous vines, about 25 minutes from the center of Siena, well connected to the Siena-Bettolle motorway junction (7 km), from which you can easily reach the A1 motorway. Florence is about 1 hour by car, Arezzo 30 minutes.
The village of Castelnuovo Berardenga is about 15 minutes by car while the nearest shops and services are between 4 and 7 km. A famous Polo club is 5 minutes away by car
The property can be reached via a gravel road in excellent condition.

Extended description:
This well established farm-holiday resort with equestrian center is located in the splendid Sienese countryside, in the Chianti wine region. Renovated with excellent taste, it has an active license for 12 beds and for the restaurant, featuring a good client portfolio especially for horse riding holidays.
The estate covers an area of about 16 hectares (40 acres) certified organic, of which 14 ha consist of excellent arable land, rich in water and suitable for horses.
The main house, with a covered surface of about 500 square meters, includes both the part dedicated to the accommodation business, and the part intended for the owners' residence and the caretaker's accommodation.
On the ground floor there is the splendid common lounge with fireplace, connected to the kitchen used by guests. There are also two spacious bedrooms with bathroom (one actually a suite with two separate rooms) as well as an office, a storage room, a technical room and the studio apartment used by the caretaker.
On the first floor there are 3 further bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms used by guests and the apartment used by the owners, the latter consisting of a large room with fireplace, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; the owners' apartment is accessible also by an independent staircase.
The second building, separated from the main house by a splendid courtyard paved in terracotta and enriched by pergolas and gazebo, houses another unit on two levels (65 sqm), the club house, the laundry, a bathroom and the typical bread/pizza oven.
The farm has 16 boxes for horses in excellent condition, in addition to the saddlery; there is a covered riding stable of about 290 square meters, with a considerable height (6.50 m on average), on whose roof a 20 kw photovoltaic system has been installed.
The equestrian activity also takes place in the fenced outdoor riding ring of about 800 square meters (40x20 m), as well as in the equipped cross - country course which covers about 3 ha.
The property has a 4x12 m swimming pool, partially above ground.

Condition and finishes:
Podere Santa Margherita has been completely renovated between 2000 and 2003 in the typical Tuscan style. The ground floor reveals large rooms divided by spectacular arches; the floors are in handmade terracotta, the wooden windows have double glazing. There are various traditional fireplaces in addition to the bread oven. Inside and outside the details of the countryside tradition abound, which make the character of the place authentic and welcoming.
The general conditions are excellent.

Services and Utilities:
The systems are up to codes.
The property is served by electricity and Internet.
The heating is partly operated by radiators, partly under floor, connected to a central Lpg boiler and heat pump.
The water is supplied by a well, with a cistern of 5 cubic meters and collecting pipes from the Ambra river.
20 kw photovoltaic system.

Town planning and cadastral situation:
Great Estate Group, through the owner’s technician, draws up a due diligence on each property, which allows to perfectly know the urbanistic and cadastral situation of every property. The due diligence can be required in case of real interest in the property.

Ownership details and eventual contractual obligations:
The property is registered to private individuals.

Uses and Potential:
The property is perfect for horse lovers, having been designed for this purpose.

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General Facilities

  • Close to Airport
  • Close to Local Amenities
  • Country Views
  • Fully Renovated
  • Pool Views
  • Reception
  • Restaurant On Site
  • Solar Panels

Indoor Facilities

  • Fireplace
  • Satellite TV
  • Underfloor Heating
  • WIFI / Internet
  • Wood Burner

Outdoor Facilities

  • Courtyard
  • Guest Accommodation
  • Pergola
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Parking
  • Swimming Pool


  • Close to Local Amenities
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Fully Renovated
  • Gas
  • Hot Water
  • Wood Burner


  • Property Type: House / Villa
  • Listing status: Active
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Agent Property Ref: s591
  • Bathrooms: 10
  • Orientation: S
  • Rooms: 22
  • Build Size: 800 Sqm
  • Land square: 160,000 Sqm
  • Year of build: 1800
  • Construction type: Brick masonry
  • Heating System: Gas
  • Fireplace: Wood
  • Price: £1,729,236 / €1,900,000

Energy efficiency

More efficient
A ( 92 - 100 )
B ( 81 - 91 )
C ( 69 - 80 )
D ( 55 - 68 )
E ( 39 - 54 )
F ( 21 - 38 )
G ( 1 - 20 )
Less efficient
Energy performance: F, 194.25 kWh/m²anno.

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Address: Unnamed Road, 53019 Castelnuovo Berardenga SI, Italy
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Latitude / Longitude: 43.36534758432332 / 11.516931856042474

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