poggio alla talpa restored estate with 2 farmhouses | 3 beds | organic olive trees

Pisa | Volterra (Tuscany)

Code: 0231
Price: € 490.000,00
Lot size: 7000
Area: 300
Rooms: 8
Bath: 3
Bedrooms: 3
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ancient farmhouse "poggio la talpa" between volterra and san gimignano| 2 farmhouses | surface area 300 sqm approx| 5 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms | breathtaking view | former barn 100 sqm approx to be restored | price reduced from 520000 to 490000 neg.

In a magnificent landscape with breathtaking views, "poggio la talpa" is a farm with a stone farmhouse finely restored and a former barn to renovate between volterra and san gimignano, the main farmhouse on two levels has an area of about 300 square meters and is divided into 3 units ready to live in addition to a two large rooms to be renovated only internally and is ready to live in while the smaller farmhouse is an ex former barn of about 100 square meters to renovate. The land surrounding the property is about 7,000 sqm and includes a small organic olive grove, all main utilities are present and working (electricity, water, LPG heating and private sewerage)


Volterra, already a candidate for European Capital of Culture 2022, is one of the oldest Medieval villages in Tuscany, rich in art, history and culture that attracts tourism from all over the world in an area that stretches between the provinces of Pisa, Livorno and Siena, which boasts cultural initiatives of international importance. The authenticity of the village has been maintained intact thanks to its relative isolation that has limited the development of the historic centre, safeguarding the ancient village from modern-day building speculation, allowing the original structure to remain intact. Walking inside the walls in the historic centre is a unique experience, every corner is a treasure trove of art, every house has a long story to tell, already in Etruscan times 3,000 years ago, the Val di Cecina was the link from the sea to the lucumonia of Volterra, one of the most powerful cities of the time. Not far away is the Teatro del Silenzio where Andrea Bocelli holds a concert once a year that attracts fans and others from all over the world.

Description of interiors

The main house is now ready to be lived in, it was completely renovated in 2010 and measures approximately 300 sq mts. It is on two levels: on the ground floor there is a flat consisting of a kitchenette, lounge-living room with fireplace, extra-large bedroom and bathroom with shower as well as two characteristic rooms (of approximately 100 sq mts. in total) which can be converted into a civil home. Included in the sale is an old former barn of approximately 100 sqm to be restored and converted into a residential house

Description of the exterior

The podere "Poggio alla talpa" is located on a natural south-facing terrace and comprises 7,000 sqm of land with a little plot of organic olive groves, there are also many spaces for outdoor living such as or enjoying pleasant moments of relaxation admiring the view and a brick barbecue ideal for pleasant outdoor barbecues

Current state and finishes

The farmhouse still retains its original beauty and is characterised by its stone facades, beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors. It was renovated about 10 years ago in a sober but detailed manner and is now ready to be lived in.


All the main domestic utilities are present and in working order such as water connected to the municipal aqueduct, mains electricity, heating is supplied by LPG, the sewerage system is connected to the private sewerage system ( Imhoff 

Taxes for purchase

The property is currently registered in the name of a private individual and therefore the sale is subject to a registration tax of 9% on the revalued cadastral value of the property if purchased as a second home or 2% if the purchase is made with the first home concessions with the obligation to transfer residence to the property within 12 months from the date of the notarial deed.

Due diligence

the group sintesi immobiliare on each property acquired carries out, through the seller client's technician, a technical due diligence that allows us to know in detail the urban and cadastral situation of each property. This due diligence can only be requested by the client at the time of a real interest in the property 


All details and technical data in the published descriptions have been provided in good faith following an inspection and based on available documentation. We accept no liability for any inaccuracies.

Use and Potential

This charming farmhouse for sale in Tuscany is a perfect choice for those looking for an ancien house, located in a still wild landscape but within easy reach of three of the world's most important cities of art such as Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra, a strategic area for visiting Tuscany from the coast to the cities of art but also for weekends and holidays.
It is also an ideal opportunity for a couple or family or single person who would like a radical lifestyle choice, it is a comfortable house with great charm but could also be a profitable business if it were converted into a holiday home
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