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2,650,000.00 EUR House Sell Italy, Volterra

Property Attributes

  • ReferencesFTUE-T578
  • Price2,650,000.00 EUR
  • LocationItaly, Volterra
  • Address
  • Part of cityNot specified
  • StatusSell
  • TypeHouse
  • Land size16000.0
  • Floor size650.0
  • Rooms7
  • Building typeOther
  • HeatingVerygood
  • ConditionVerygood


  • Fireplace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
  • Internet
  • Parking space


Capannini is a stunning new home, situated on an elevated position, with far reaching views, overlooking a Tuscan national park. it is a 7 bedroom, 8 bathroom, low maintenance, luxury home with a traditional exterior, contemporary interior and open plan design. Capannini is a substantial and handsome property and has been fully restored with flair and imagination utilising traditional building techniques and locally sourced materials. The house has mellow stone exterior walls and typical terracotta roof tiles. The internal rooms feature large wooden beams and joists with exposed cotto ceiling tiles.

It is perfect for family enjoyment and corporate functions with excellent investment potential. View our website -for more details on this truly unique opportunity and to arrange a viewing.


The interiors are exceptionally well presented and the impressive and beautifully designed ground floor blends new and old styles in perfect harmony. Several exposed stone walls with original brick arches compliment the more contemporary elements of the overall design concept. The grand and spacious entrance hall features a double height ceiling and this is enhanced by a spectacular oak and steel staircase which sweeps up to the first floor. The generous interconnecting ground floor areas offer light, bright and versatile living accommodation. The sitting room features a large contemporary wood burning stove set within a modern fireplace. The Italian designed kitchen is positioned in the heart of the house and is fully equipped to the highest specification for the most discerning cook, with large central island, feature lighting and generous worktops. The spacious adjoining dining area has a large glass door with access to the west side terrace with stunning views and wonderful sunsets. Adjacent to the kitchen is a large family room which leads out to the shaded loggia patio and pool with decked sun terrace.

Additional reception rooms offer excellent potential to create office space, a media room, gym or could be converted to bedroom/staff accommodation, if required. Further facilities include a solar panel heated swimming pool, changing room with shower, a cloak room, and a plant room housing the latest state of the art heating and multimedia equipment. Property fully fenced and protected by internet controlled cctv.

The first floor offers generous and spacious sleeping accommodation, with two grand master bedrooms and five further double bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms or shower rooms. All rooms lead from a central landing area, with wooden floors throughout.


Capannini is set in landscaped grounds of 1.6 hectares, with a cypress tree lined drive which leads to the main house. A large car parking area is provided adjacent to a large pond. Recycled rainwater from the main house, supplements the pond, for irrigation. More land is available on request. Adjacent to the main house there is an additional out building, with the possibility of a second two bedroom two bathroom house , with plunge pool and picturesque views offering further potential.


Capannini is situated in a breathtaking location, set on a small hilltop in a National Park, offering 360 degree views of unspoilt Tuscany countryside. The nearby medieval village of Mazzolla, with a famous trattoria is only five minutes away by car. The etruscan town of Volterra is only 15 minutes by car offering all modern conveniences.

The area is easily accessible from Pisa by car with a journey of less than one hour. Florence and Pisa International airports are served by daily flights from the UK, Europe, Scandinavia and Russia.

Areas of interest within 90 minutes drive include Viareggio, Pisa, Livorno, Siena, Florence, San Gimignano, Lajatico, Arezzo, Grosseto and Lucca.


Capannini was originally owned but the Viti family, who have farmed land and owned property in a and around the nearby village of Mazzolla for many hundreds of years.

In the 19th Century, Benedetto Guiseppe Viti was an alabaster merchant who travelled the world selling his wares, opening shops and taking part in fairs and auctions. he purchased the sixteenth century Incontri-Viti Palazzo in Volterra in 1850, which the family converted into a museum celebrating the art and history of alabaster.

The land surrounding Capannini is still owned by the Viti family who farm arable crops with sustainable organs methods in empathy with the land and environment.

SAVE NEARLY HALF A MILLION EUROS (NO AGENT FEES, TAXES OR CONVEYANCING FEES), BY BUYING DIRECTLY FROM THE OWNER. This is a unique opportunity to purchase a beautiful new Tuscan home, without the cost, uncertainty and delay usually associated with the italian property market.


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