The property is located in Portoferraio, in the historic center, a few steps from the dock, the beaches and the shopping center and the tourist port.
It is a residential historic villa consisting of two residential units lying on the ancient Bastion of San Carlo built by Cosimo I de ‘Medici in the mid-1500s. The two property units are independent from one another, but connected by an external cloister. The complex is in a fairly good maintenance condition.
The total area of the property is about 330 square meters and includes, in addition to the two residential units, a wide staircase that connects the complex to the street, a ramp to access the walls, an entrance hallway, a large perimeter terrace overlooking the sea with stunning views of the gulf, a garden of 1,200 square meters also very scenic and completely unique for its location, being right at the top of the San Carlo bastion whose perimeter walls are the same Medici walls and where there are two sixteenth-century “outbuildings” originally used as an ammunition depot and currently as a warehouse and finally laundry, technical rooms and attics.
The master unit, to be refurbished, has a surface of about 180 square meters with very high ceilings (about 4 meters) and the whole house is dominated by an attic of variable height up to reach more than 2 meters.
Internally it’s composed as follows: entrance hall, corridor, dining room, living room, 4 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and kitchen.
The second unit, in very good conditions, is on two levels and has an area of 150 square meters. On the ground floor there are: entrance into the living room with dining room, kitchen, study, bathroom and bedroom with bathroom, through a wooden staircase leads to the upper floor where there’s the attic, used like bedroom with a small bathroom.
The property have a room of about 30 square meters, also owned, located below the entrance staircase of the complex.