ITALY, TUSCANY, AREZZO, CORTONA
Cortona Palazzo Apartment
Cortona Palazzo Apartment. This magnificent apartment is located within a 15th century palazzo in the historic centre of Cortona.
The property comprises a wonderful, perfectly restored, apartment which occupies the whole of the palazzo’s first floor, the “piano nobile”. It provides 540 sqm of living space with 18 rooms in total including 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
One of the largest and most majestic in town, the whole building is of great artistic and historic interest. Once belonging to the a noble family, the palazzo has 3 floors arranged round an internal courtyard. Famous Renaissance architects and artists took part in its creation and it boasts an impressive baroque facade with the family crest above the iron entrance gate.
The luxury apartment has been the subject of careful and meticulous restoration. The aim in the restoration was to return the residence to its former glory and every corner of this property has been designed to maintain its historic authenticity. Original features have been retained and long forgotten ones, unveiled and restored. The apartment boasts beautiful frescoes, returned to their former glory after 2½ years of work as well as impressive, finely decorated coffered ceilings and terracotta floors. The bathrooms are finished in rare yellow Siena marble and onyx. The antique furnishings including the upholstery, sculptures and paintings, have all been carefully selected. All installations of the house were removed and totally renewed. The windows have been restored and thermally improved.
540 sqm on one storey.
Ground floor: Large communal entrance hall with fireplace, elegant seating area and staircase to apartment.
West side: 3 large bedrooms, a bathroom and a study.
East side: 2 halls (currently used as a study but can be converted into a living room or other rooms), 4 spacious double bedrooms (2 of these with private bathroom), large walk in wardrobe, laundry room, bathroom, a fourth living room in liberty style and a modern spacious kitchen.
Mains water and electricity, central heating.
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