• For Sale
  • GBP 1,353,348 
  • Build Size: 2,260 ft2
  • Property Type: Other Residential
  • Bedroom: 4
  • Bathroom: 4
On the hills of Tuscany, in panoramic position near the Etruscan town of Cortona, this 210 sqm farmhouse has been finely restored and offers up to 4 bedrooms for a quiet life in the green countryside. The retired but not isolated location and the easy link with the road network allow easily moving throughout Tuscany and Umbria and make the property suitable for a B&B-like hosting business. GEOGRAPHIC POSITION In panoramic position on the hills surrounding the Etruscan town of Cortona, beautiful and finely restored farmhouse with salt-water pool.Located in a retired but not-too-isolated location and easily reached, the farmhouse is provided with all the necessary services in the nearby town of Cortona (5km; 10rsquo;) but allows quickly moving among the many interesting towns of Tuscany and Umbria thanks to its proximity to the border between the regions: the medieval towns of Castiglion Fiorentino (16km; 25rsquo;) and Passignano sul Trasimeno (21km; 25rsquo;), Arezzo (33km; 50rsquo;), Montepulciano with its Nobile wine (34km; 40rsquo;), Umbertide (36km; 40rsquo;), the Roman city of Cittagrave; di Castello (53km; 50rsquo;), Montalcino with its renowned Brunello (70km; 1h 10rsquo;), the beautiful medieval city of Siena (75km; 1h 5rsquo;), the unrivaled Renaissant city of Florence (121km; 1h 40rsquo;) and the turreted San Gimignano (121km; 1h 45rsquo;).The most convenient airports to reach the property are Perugia Santrsquo;Egidio (58km; 50rsquo;), Firenze Peretola (139km; 1h 35rsquo;), Pisa Galilei (199km; 2h 15rsquo;), Roma Ciampino (221km; 2h 15rsquo;) and Roma Fiumicino (236km; 2h 20rsquo;). DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDING The farmhouse (210 sqm ndash; 2,260 sqft) is laid out onto two above-ground floors:- Piano terra: entrance room with dining area, living room, kitchen, pantry and bathroom. On the right side of the farmhouse is located a nice sitting room with an ancient oven. On the opposite side, an independent bedroom with en-suite bathroom is reserved for guests.- First floor: landing with library leading to two double bedrooms with en-suite bathroom. STATE AND FINISHES After two-and-a-half year of work, the farmhouse is in marvelous shape with high-end fittings and finishes.The first detail one comes across is the presence of strangely big windows: Tuscan farmhouses usually boast small windows and is pretty hard (when not impossible) to obtain permission to enlarge them. From an ldquo;energeticrdquo; point of view, small windows were a basic feature in keeping warm and cold outside the house when electricity was not yet a thing with artificial heating and air conditioning. This farmhouse was, unexpectedly Irsquo;d dare say, built with ample windows from the beginning and is thus very bright.The rustic look of the exterior clashed with carefully-refined interiors. Classical finishes of Tuscan farmhouses are nonetheless present (terracotta floors, wooden beams, wooden fixtures) but are couple with more refined and elegant touches such as the beautiful stone steps (gathered from the ruin of an old building) which seems to fluctuate mid-air, prestigious marbles in the bathrooms (from Rapolano and Carrara), bathroom fixtures and appliances of the highest quality (Miele, Bosch, Liebherr, Blanco and Smeg) and a useful but not invasive led spotlight system which allows for an excellent illumination even at night.Systems have been completely remade complying with the most recent European standards, as well as the roof which offers now an excellent thermal insulation and prevents water infiltration into the building. EXTERNAL AREA The house is embellished by a beautiful 3,450 sqm (0.8 ac) garden, carefully maintained and dotted with flowers, trees, bushes and olive trees. Enzo Margheriti from Chiusi was tasked with the landscaping of the garden and he took care of the disposition of the trees and the installation of an automated irrigation system.Three pergolas are located throughout the garden and allow enjoying the pleasant Tuscan climate sheltered from the sun or simply having nice al fresco dinners in the quiet summer nights.The 80 olive trees of the property grant a small production of oil, enough for personal use.The salt-water pool (8 x 4 m) is located not far from the farmhouse and is surrounded by a convenient solarium with tables, sun beds, chairs and a nice pergola where one can benefit from shade. USE AND POTENTIAL USES The farmhouse has been finely restored and is perfect for anyone looking for a high-level private residence in a quiet but not-too-isolated location. The layout of the building, the presence of a swimming pool and the proximity to the beautiful Etruscan town of Cortona make the property also suitable for a potential hosting business.
Riccardo Romolini Agenzia Romolini Immobiliare Srl
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Cortona, Arezzo, Cortona, Tuscany, Italy is a 2,260ft2 Cortona luxury Other Residential listed for sale 1,688,815 USD. This high end Cortona Other Residential is comprised of 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. Find more luxury properties in Cortona or search for luxury properties for sale in Cortona.