Tuscan estate of 6Ha just outside Cortona, with several buildings, swimming pool and stunning views. The main home is a classic Tuscan stone house dating back to the 1700s and covering some 250sqm.
To one side of the main house, on the kitchen side, is a large, covered pergola area for year-round dining. In front is an ample gravelled piazza, ideal for large groups, and enjoying the stunning south facing views over the Tecognano valley. From this piazza, and centred on the front door, you find a wide stone staircase that sweeps down, passing the parking area with balustraded terrace, on the way to the formal lower garden. On this level you find two further, one-storey stone buildings, for a total of some 100sqm. On one side a guesthouse with two bedrooms and a bathroom, on the other side a studio with large, covered loggia in front. This latter building is registered as a 'garage', but has been converted by the owners into a self-contained mini-apartment with open plan living/bedroom area, and a bathroom. The area is predisposed for a corner kitchen. Offset from the main complex by some 50m is the large swimming pool, protected on the north side by the surrounding trees, and enjoying the same lovely views down the valley. The surrounding grounds measure roughly 6 hectares and include olive trees, a forest, cypress trees, pine trees, huge old cedar trees and a mature manicured garden.
Il Villino is a property that tells a story. Over 300 years of history is held in its walls and conserved in its features. Its location is in one of the most prestigious zones of Cortona, and the view sets it apart. The setting is ideal for those who want to live in the countryside, yet remain close to a town that offers more than just a bar. Set amidst its beautifully kept grounds, Il Villino represents a typical example of Tuscan style and architecture. With a warm coloured stone structure and original features throughout, it combines the best of countryside living with modern day standards in a truly sought after location.