Villa that inspired Pinocchio on market at 10.5 million euro
Real estate website selling Tuscan home used for Collodi's tale31 October, 19:06
The villa near Sesto Fiorentino, a small town near Florence, is said to have inspired The Adventures of Pinocchio written by Carlo Collodi in 1883.
A 1940 Walt Disney animated version became a cinema classic.
The property is listed for sale on the real estate website Idealista.it, which describes it as Villa Colonnata or Villa Gerini and containing the "field of miracles" where in Collodi's tale Pinocchio wastes five gold coins by planting them in the hope of growing more.