Villa Michelangelo – a Tuscan dream even without the connection to the famed artist

Jan 13, 2020 346

If you dream of life in the Italian countryside a la “Under the Tuscan Sun,” here is an opportunity with some unique history. Among the famous landscape and picturesque tranquillity of Tuscany, sits a gorgeous villa which dates back to the 11th century. The masterful stone villa is surrounded by Chianti vineyards and views in every direction of the charming Italian countryside.

This prestigious property was once owned by the Florintine painter, Michelangelo Buonarroti, famously known for painting the Sistine Chapel and sculpting David, a 17-foot marble statue of a nude standing male. In 1549, he purchased the property and it remained in the Buonarroti family until 1867. 

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