Romantic Tuscan Farmhouse with Panoramic Pool and Olive Grove

Secluded behind 2,5 sprawling hectares is a majestic farmhouse sitting in the hills overlooking Cortona. This stunning estate...

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  • Ref #: ila-379 
  • Price: €2,400,000 
  • Address: Cortona, Tuscany 
  • Bedrooms:
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  • Property size: 262 sqm 
  • With a pool:
     

Secluded behind 2,5 sprawling hectares is a majestic farmhouse sitting in the hills overlooking Cortona. This stunning estate was developed with the utmost care for the conservation of original Tuscan materials, and with thoughtfully curated hospitality in mind.

It offers a lifestyle that embraces both intimate moments and grand scale entertaining with its 5 luxury bedrooms and panoramic pool in travertine stone. Whether a primary residence, a home away from home or a rental house, this four-story villa is the perfect spot for those wanting to experience the true Tuscan lifestyle.

The Farmhouse

Located at the end of a short gravel road for the utmost privacy, you spot this stunning estate sited in an extremely privileged position overlooking the Tuscan hills. Its stone walls, the shimmering water of the panoramic pool and the endless olive grove sloping down the valley welcome you in this corner of peace.

Completely restored in 2021, this majestic 262 sq.m. villa is perfectly balanced between formal and casual living: materials are both rarefied and humble – from original Tuscan stone to modern finishes throughout. It develops over four floors offering a total of 5 bedrooms accessible both from an internal staircase and from outdoors.

Ground Floor:

Step into this floor and be greeted by a sprawling open plan area featuring kitchen, dining room, and living room. The excellent combination between timeless Tuscan style and modern touches makes for a bright, airy room yet welcoming and cozy.

White beams on the ceiling, light countertops in the island kitchen and copious natural sunlight gleaming through the windows provide an atmosphere of bliss and comfort for you and your guests to relish in. The dining area affords plenty of space for large dinners around the long table sitting up to 12 people.

First Floor:

Access to the first floor is granted both from an indoor staircase or from the outdoors. Here you find two large bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a spare bathroom.

White ceilings with exposed beams and exquisite cotto floors all complement the soft hues of natural materials throughout the house. Spacious and beautifully decorated rooms flow easily into each other, granting majestic views of the Tuscan countryside.

Second Floor:

This floor features three spacious bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms in perfect harmony with the romantic atmosphere characterizing the whole property. Being the highest rooms in the villa they provide breathtaking vistas of the valley below, in its lush olive trees, its gently rolling hills and the shimmering lights of neighboring towns.

The Land

Sited on 2,6 ha of lush land, this sprawling estate is perched on the cusp of a hill overlooking the Tuscan countryside, lined with lavish greenery and delivering exquisite views of the valley. Of the 2,6 ha of land, about 1095 sq.m. have been turned into a manicured garden and the rest is all covered in mature olive grove.

The stunning garden features a comfortable sun terrace which enjoys panoramic sunsets, overlooking the elegant pool in travertine stone and its shimmering waterfall. Sit on the sundeck and take in the full beauty of this property and the Tuscan countryside – complete privacy surrounds the pool, allowing for true serenity when gazing out to the hills of Cortona.

The Location

This majestic villa sits in the beautiful Tuscan hills surrounding Cortona, only minutes away from the closest town where you can find restaurants, cafes and all amenities you could need. Being extra close to all key towns in Tuscany it is great for those who want to experience everything it has to offer without renouncing on tranquility.

All the most famous spots in Tuscany are at a stone’s throw, giving you the freedom to explore and get lost among the long rows of cypresses and the cobblestone alleys or simply take in all their beauty from the comfort of your own panoramic pool.

Even without the fame gained from the famous film ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’, the town of Cortona has a reputation to uphold. Between history and legend, ancient peoples and bloody battles, art and religion, this hill town is a fantastic stop on any itinerary in Tuscany. Close to Cortona you will also find stunning areas such as Lake Trasimeno, perfect for a day trip and a relaxing lunch by the shore, or Arezzo – deemed by many an open-air museum.

EPC Rating: A

Energy Performance Index (IPE): 30 kwh/sq.m.*year

Why Buy It

What this home will give you is freedom: you can choose to employ it as a permanent residence thanks to its vicinity to services and the best spots in Tuscany, or it can be a vacation home for luxury holidays for you or your guests. In any case, its great location and its internal arrangement leave the choice entirely to you.

If you want to use it as a luxury holiday rental, you can grant guests their own privacy and you can still enjoy parts of the house – thus getting some company and an income. It’s no secret that tourists love Tuscany and renting rooms in this villa is easy all year round.

Property ID: ila-379

Price: €2,400,000

Property Size: 262 SQ.M.

Land Area: 26.000 SQ.M.

Rooms: 12

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 6

Garage: 1

Year Built: 2021

Property Type: Country House

* Swimming Pool: Yes
* Other Features: Rental Potential
* Condition: Excellent
* Access: White Road
* Electricity: Yes
* Water: Yes
* ADSL: Yes
* Gas: Yes
* Heating: Yes

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