ITALY, TUSCANY, AREZZO, CORTONA
A characteristic apartment in a complex dating back to the 1700s, of about 110 square metres, on 2 levels, renovated in typical Tuscan style, with independent entrance and a private garden of 250 square metres.
Ground floor: living room, dining room with kitchenette, fireplace and a bathroom.
First floor: 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom.
The apartment has been completely restored using traditional local materials. Each apartment on the complex is unique internally and completed to a high standard using original and reclaimed floor tiles and wooden beams.
The exterior brick and stonework reflects its several hundred years of history. The chimneys are replicas of typical Tuscan houses. All the work was carried out to exacting standards.
The house is part of a condominium complex with the added advantages that the grounds, private garden and swimming pool are maintained all year round.
The condominium has a full time administrator who deals with any repairs, improvements and maintenance issues.
The house benefits from WIFI. There is ample covered parking on site.
Whilst the location is rural, it is convenient for visiting every part of Tuscany, especially Cortona, Arezzo, Siena, Perugia, Lucignano, Pienza, Montepulciano, and Orvieto, which are all within 30 to 45 minutes by car. Assisi is just over an hour. Day trips to Florence and Rome are possible by road or by rail from the nearby stations of Camucia or Terontola. All have fine restaurants and there are many vineyards in Cortona and Montepulciano, and a little further the Brunello of Montalcino.
Lake Trasimeno has marinas and water sports, walking and cycling activities – about 20 minutes away.
The Etruscan hill town of Cortona, with artworks, museums, unique shops and first class restaurants is only 10 minutes by car.
For the more serious shopper the Val di Chiana Outlet Village is easily accessible by car.