Our beautiful family farmhouse just south of Florence
21st February 2016
The main house to the left, Middle Capanna in the centre, Aia Capanna to the right
The pool looking towards the house.
Family pool party 2016
Relaxing by the pool
The pool from the park
The pool from inside the gazebo
The pool & gazebo
View of the valley to the north-east
Pool with the electric powered cover closed. 100% child safe.
How to enjoy the panorama at the back of the house.
How to dine with a view 1
How to dine with a view 2
Dining on the terrace 2015
Nigel & Deborah with our dogs June 2019. We didn't dare bring them until we had fenced the property to keep out the wild boar and deer.
View from the terrace facing east
Our nearest neighbours, Le Gialle.
Aerial view of the Terrace.
Ferraris at Ripertoli 2014
The main house & loggia on the left, the middle capanna to the right.
Main front door
The kitchen with open fireplace
The kitchen sitting and dining area.
Marisa cooking dinner, grand daughter Licia helping.
The salotto with library and TV
The salotto from the entrance door.
The salotto with Yamaha Clavinova electric piano.
The upper hall
The Tower bedroom 1
The Tower bedroom 2.
The Tower bathroom
The Master bedroom 1
The master bedroom 2
The Master bedroom bathroom.
The Garden View bedroom. This is the room that Nigel & Deborah use, because the view is so wonderful.
The Terrace bedroom 1
The Terrace bedroom 2
The Terrace bathroom
Aerial view from the east (with one of Nigel & Deborah's dogs) June 2019
An Autumn view of the property taken in the 1990's with the Virginia Creeper on the capanne at its best.
Middle Capanna - the kitchen/dining area
Middle Capanna - the salotto
Middle Capanna bedroom 1 with Piero della Francesca prints
Middle Capanna bedroom 2 with Indian wall hangings.
Middle Capanna bathroom 1
Middle Capanna bathroom 2
The Aia Capanna
The Aia capanna sun room with view of the aia (the old threshing floor).
Aia Capanna bedroom 1 with Turkish prints
Aia Capanna bedroom 2
Aia Capanna bathroom 2
Ping pong in the games room of the Aia Capanna
View from the Middle Capanna towards the pool.
The Loggia with the old wine press and BBQ, and entrance to the old wine cellar (cantina).
Loggia - the old bread oven with hen house above to keep them laying in winter.
The Loggia - the old wine press and an alternative dining location.
Nigel and Deborah picking olives 20 years ago
Nigel with crates of olives just harvested
Deborah's wildflower meadow, May 2009
The back of the house & olive groves, taken from the opposite hillside.
Olive groves in the November mist
Aerial view from the front with the Aia (old threshing floor) to the right.