Elegant Tuscan villa for sale in Vaglia, Pratolino, near Florence, on two floors for a total of 395 mq, with a large private garden of 1,600 sqm and 48 hectares of woodland and arable land with wheat fields and apple orchards. The villa, recently renovated, consists on the ground floor of a large entrance hall, a dining room with a beautiful fireplace, a spacious and bright kitchen divided by a large brick arch into a kitchen and dining area. On the ground floor there is also a large room used as a relaxation area with a Jacuzzi and splendid views over the garden, a bedroom with bathroom a laundry room, a storage room and central heating unit; on the upper floor, which is accessed by a beautiful wooden and wrought iron staircase, there is a large living room with a fireplace in stone and masonry, which leads to four bedrooms; there are also 3 bathrooms, two of which are ensuite. The living room is connected to a second staircase that leads to a room with a large wood-burning fireplace and a second entrance on the front of the villa. The villa for sale in Vaglia, Pratolino, near Florence, features elegant finishes such as traditional terracotta floors, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles, wooden frames; it is equipped with independent heating and air-conditioning. The Villa for sale in Vaglia, Pratolino, near Florence, is ideally located just 20 minutes (17 km, 10 miles) north of the Renaissance City of Florence, which is easily reachable by car or by public transport (bus), on the hills surrounding Florence and offering an enchanting view of Monte Morello and Monte Senario. Its proximity to the city makes it possible to enjoy all the sights, museums, architecture, landscape of Florence and surrounding areas (Chianti, Siena, Pisa, Lucca). The Villa for sale in Vaglia, Pratolino, near Florence, lies just outside the village of Pratolino in Mugello, the area north and East of Florence. Through the "via Bolognese" that begins in Piazza della Liberta', you arrive at Pratolino, passing the famous Park of Villa Demidoff which is renowned for its giant statue of Appennino, sculpted in 1580 by Giambologna (whose sculptures are present in the Boboli Gardens adjacent to Palazzo Pitti). The surrounding countryside offers many sightseeing opportunities: castles, Medici villas, the ancient town of Fiesole and other nearby towns including Scarperia, Borgo s. Lorenzo and Vicchio, the birthplace of Giotto and Piero della Francesca. The village of Pratolino, within walking distance of the Villa (1.5 km or 1 mile from the Villa), has a Bank, a post office, a pharmacy, a newspaper stand, a supermarket and a few other shops. In the area you can visit: - Park Demidoff Pratolino, once the residence of the Medici family, and now a big, beautiful shady Park with sculptures, rich in footpaths, ideal for a picnic or a walk in the woods. - Fiesole, famous for its splendid panorama of Florence, its Roman amphitheatre and Etruscan Museum, just 12 km from the Villa. - the home of Giotto in Vicchio (25 km or 15 miles) - the International Racing Track of Mugello - Barberino Designer Outlet, a beautiful outdoor shopping mall with 100 fancy stores, about half an hour away from the Villa. - Lake of Bilancino (for boating, fishing, canoeing, windsurfing) just 20 km (12 miles) from the Villa. The main distances are: Village centre (Pratolino) 1.5 km (1 mile) Florence Centre: 17 km or 10 miles Bus stop 500 m, 0.3 km. Bakery 1 mi. Local shops 1 mi. Supermarket 1 km. Post Office 1 km. Bank 1 mi. Pharmacy 1 mi.