ITALY, TUSCANY, AREZZO, CORTONA
Cortona Townhouse with Roof Terrace
Set in the heart of the medieval hill town of Cortona, this multi-level townhouse is just steps from the main town square, Piazza Repubblica, and a short stroll to all of Cortona’s shops, restaurants, and parking.
Originally a monastery, this historic home has local terracotta floor tiles, original wood beams (sandblasted), an artisan-crafted wooden staircase, high quality doors and windows made of chestnut wood, and original stone walls.
Spectacular panoramic views of the Valdichiana from nearly every window make this special home a unique opportunity in one of Italy’s most sought-after hill towns. The house and roof have been meticulously maintained and are in excellent condition.
Size: 150 square metres (1615 square feet) spread over 3 levels
Ground Floor: Entrance (shared foyer) to a private entry way. Steps to the first floor lead to a service bathroom on the half landing.
First Floor: A large landing opens to a dining room and kitchen, the latter with valley views.
Second Floor: A large landing opens to 3 bedrooms, two of which have sweeping views over the Valdichiana. This floor also includes 1 main bathroom with valley views and an interior home office.
Third Floor: Stairs lead to a top floor that includes a laundry area and kitchen diner with fireplace. The kitchen opens onto a large terrace with views of roof tops and the valley below, the perfect place for an outdoor meal or sunbathing. This terrace affords complete privacy.
Cantina Level: Steps down from the ground floor lead to utility rooms complete with a heating unit (with diesel boiler) and storage. It is possible to connect to a recently installed natural gas line and liberate the boiler room for more storage or living space.
Connected by stairs to the house’s lower level is a wonderful taverna (50 square metres) with the original forno di sasso (stone oven). Originally used to bake bread, this oven still functions perfectly. There is also a small kitchen area and independent entrance from the small street below. This space is being sold separately with price available on request.
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