ITALY, TUSCANY, AREZZO, CORTONA
Farmhouse of about 165 sq m in a panoramic hillside position near Cortona.
The farmhouse is located in an extremely panoramic and exclusive area among the hills of Cortona. It is on 2 levels for about 167 sq.m. and is composed as follows:
On the ground floor there is direct access to the large living area with beautiful brick and wood fireplace. On the right side there is the large kitchen (complete with beautiful typical Tuscan features such as the stone sink) with an arch dividing the area used as dining room.
On the opposite side is the sleeping area with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The floor is completed by a laundry room in the basement.
On the upper floor, however, there is a third single bedroom and a study, which can also be used as a bedroom.
Condition and finishes
The property is in excellent condition, converted from a pre-existing barn a few years ago. It has the typical Cortona stone exterior and internally it has old terracotta floors, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles and walls plastered according to ancient techniques. The whole farmhouse has been rebuilt using original materials and furnished with care with antique and high-level furniture (excluded from the sale price).
Electricity connection present, for water supply there is a well to be reactivated plus a spring water collection tank. Heating is LPG.
The property has about 6,500 square meters of mainly wooded land, with a beautiful garden surrounding the property.
The farmhouse lends itself to be an excellent private residence in a privileged and quiet location in which to breathe the true atmosphere of the Tuscan countryside. it is also valid as a tourist rental property.
Location & Lifestyle
Located in among the greenest hills of Cortona, close to the Apennines and the lake area of Umbria, this historic property enjoys a quiet and secluded location, a few minutes from the small towns of the area useful for daily services. The center of Cortona is about 30 minutes away by car as are other characteristic towns such as Passignano sul Trasimeno, Magione and Umbertide. Also about 30 minutes away are road links to the cities of Arezzo, Perugia, Siena and Florence, as well as the train station with direct connections to Rome and Florence.