Villa Principessa is located only 10 minutes away from the popular town of Cortona, in the province of Arezzo.
The city is enclosed by stone walls dating back to Etruscan and Roman times and it sits on top of a hill. From the town is in fact possible to enjoy amazing views of the surrounding Chiana Valley and even of the Trasimeno Lake.
The city itself is small, but it offers a lot of interesting places to visit, for example the MAEC, the Etruscan Academy Museum of the city of Cortona, where itâ€™s possible to see several artifacts found in the Etruscan archeological sites in the area http://www.cortonamaec.org/english/index.php.
Various small shops on the main streets of Cortona offer handmade items and local gastronomical products. Great wines are made in the area, especially red ones, if you think about the vicinity with places like Montepulciano and Montalcino.
There are also many restaurants in the city, most offering traditional and local cuisine like for example the Chianina cattle, one of the oldest, high quality bovine breeds of the Chiana Valley.
Cortona is a very lively city all year round.
Arezzo is a famous medieval city known for the paintings of Piero della Francesca, Francesco Petrarca and Giorgio Vasari. Itâ€™s a meeting point between the Casentino Valley, the Tiber Valley, the Arno Valley and the Chiana Valley, crossed by numerous rivers, alternating with flat, hilly and mountainous areas. The city enjoys an enviable landscape heritage. The medieval old town is flanked by numerous sixteenth-century buildings on which stands the Duomo. Arezzo hosts monthly the famous Antique Fair and twice a year the ancient race â€˜Saracinoâ€™.
Description in Detail
Villa Principessa is a lovely property located in the countryside very close to Cortona.
It measures about 150 m2 and it develops on two floors, so distributed:
Ground floor: living room with fireplace, kitchen, guest bathroom, storage room;
First floor: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and external loggia with stairs that lead down to the ground floor, in the garden.
Access to the first floor is via the external stairs or the internal one, from the living room. There are more accesses to the inside of the house from outside.
The house is surrounded by about 3,200 m2 of private garden, including a swimming pool. Access to the property is via an iron gate and private road, connected to the main road.
The entire house is furnished with style and decorated in a very romantic way. The feeling you have going inside is of a very sweet and lovely house.
There are typical Tuscan cotto floors and the kitchen is embellished with marble elements.
Current State and Condition
The property is in good conditions and ready to be lived in.
Land Registry Details
The property is in good standing and in compliance with local building and zoning regulations. When a sale is registered to a private individual, it is subject to a mortgage and/or cadastral registry fee, following the laws for that specific case/circumstance of the acquirer.
Utilities and Services
All necessary utilities are present.
The house is a 150 m2 lovely house in the countryside of Cortona. It is perfect to be lived and experienced as first or second home and it remain close to the main communication roads.