This charming property is set on a hill, in a wonderful panoramic position a few kilometers from the historic center of Cortona, a Tuscan hilltop town with Etruscan origins.
Accessible via an automatic gated entrance, the farmhouse is surrounded by 26 hectares of private land, of which 4 acres have been fenced in order to guarantee excellent privacy.
We are located in a secluded but at the same time convenient location, being only 2 kilometers away from the nearest village with facilities and 8 kilometers from the historic center of Cortona. Montepulciano, famous for its red wine, Arezzo, birthplace of Petrarch and Vasari, and Siena, with its historic center declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site, are all within easy reach.
Thanks to its vicinity to the Umbrian border, it is possible to reach in less than one hour Perugia, where the is also the nearest airport.
DESCRIPTION OF BUILDINGS
Boasting a total surface area of approximately 460 square meters, the farmhouse is arranged over three floors, composed as follows.
- Ground floor: entrance hall, spacious lounge with French glass doors, dining room with marble fireplace, eat-in kitchen with pantry and outdoor cantina, laundry room, guest bathroom. On this floor there are four bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom.
- First floor: double height library with fireplace, master bedroom with en suite bathroom.
- Second floor: mezzanine overlooking the library, master bedroom with fireplace and en suite bathroom.
The property is completed by a covered dining area with outdoor kitchen and BBQ and pizza oven.
STATE AND FINISHING
This 18th-century stone villa has been tastefully restored using high-quality materials and maintaining intact the original features of Tuscan farmhouses. The bright and airy interiors boast handmade terracotta flooring, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles, and wood door and window frames.
Surrounded by a fenced garden of approximately 4 acres with lovely heated swimming pool with sunbathing area, the property is completed by 26 hectares of land, with small vineyard and 200 olive trees (Cultivar: Leccino and Frantoio).
USAGE AND POTENTIALS
Its vicinity to Cortona, where it is possible to find restaurants, shops, supermarkets and schools, makes this charming property ideal as permanent residence but also as holiday home. Thanks to its internal layout, it is also the perfect solution for those who are interested in creating a small accommodation business (B&B) or in purchasing a property that can be easily rented out on a weekly basis.