Villa Ottaviano Estate

Mugello, Tuscany
Property reference: FLB0084
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  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Swimming Pool
Full Description
Living Area:  6,249 sq m
Land Size:  8.5 hectares
View:  Panoramic classic Tuscan countryside

Main Villa - 3.313 sqm

Annexes - 2.936 sqm

Private Chapel


Private Park:   8.5 hectares

Accommodation: Entrance hall, 6 reception rooms, 2 dining rooms, 9 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms. 

Amenities: Swimming Pool, Elevator, Wine cellar, 8.5 hectares Private Park, Greenhouse, Private Chapel.

Villa Ottaviano Estate, an important historical Renaissance property, is located in the serene, rolling hills of Mugello, Tuscany, just a few kilometres to the north of Florence and near the Bilancino Lake.

The 13th-century villa (3,313 sqm) and annexes (2,936 sqm) for a total of 6,249 sqm is surrounded by 8.5 hectares of Private Park with pasturelands and century-old trees. The property comprises the main gated villa, as well as large adjacent buildings. A swimming pool and greenhouse complete this unique property. Villa Ottaviano Estate has an extraordinary atmosphere with its spacious yet private park and welcoming warm, elegant Villa. This property has great  potential for a beautiful private residence and the extensive possibility of the development of a luxury commercial activity.

This classic historical Renaissance Villa originally built as a watchtower in the 12th Century was renovated during the Renaissance.  The renowned Renaissance sculptor Luca della Robbia had his work lab in this property and today, some of his works can be seen in the Main Hall. The Villa was also depicted in large ceramic plates such as the ones shown in the Bargello Museum in Florence.

The Main Villa is comprised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR- Vast wine cellars and large rooms with vaulted ceilings. Hunting room with wooden gun racks. Large garages. 

GROUND FLOOR - Reception hall, four living rooms, two dining rooms (one with a 16th century grand stone fireplace) library and office  billiard room, one bedroom with dressing room and bathroom, vast kitchen with rooms for the staff, guest bathroom, inner courtyard with stone well. 

FIRST FLOOR - Reception hall, living room, vast library, 5 bedroom suites (double bedrooms, each with living room, dressing room and bathroom) three bedrooms with 1 bathroom and laundry rooms.

SECOND FLOOR - Attic to be renovated.


The Adjacent Buildings are comprised as follows: one apartment, vast lofts, wine cellar, and greenhouse.


The chapel, dedicated to Saint Mary Magdalene was consecrated in 1667 by Pope Clement IX. Masses are still held several times a year in occasion of special anniversaries. 

Total consistency of the buildings: 6.249 sq.m., (67.263 sq.f.), in perfect condition and divided as follows:

 - 3.313 sqm. ( 35.660 soft.)  Main Villa

- 2,936 sqm. (31,602 soft) Adjacent buildings


                        Exit of Hwy A1 Rome - Milan : 8 km

                        Florence:  29 km S. 

                        Pisa:    105 km E. 

                        Siena:     106 km S. 

                        Milan:    270 km N. 

                        Rome:    298 km S. 

                        Venice:    210 km NE.                          .

AIRPORTS -  Florence: 32 km via Hwy A1 S. 

                         Pisa: 105 km via Hwy A1 S. + A11 E. 

                         Bologna: 75 km via Hwy A1 N.

Ferrari F1 - Mugello International race track: 8 km;

Golf course Poggio dei Medici, 18 holes: 6 km; Three other 18 holes golf courses in a radius of 50 km;

Tennis Courts: 8 km 

Riding Stables: 5 km

Hunting Reserve: 500 hectares surrounding the property.

The Lake of Tuscany, Lago di Bilancino, with a surface of about 700 hectares is only four km from the Villa. The area is appealing for leisure activities such as sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, biking, trekking, horse riding, hunting and golf.

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