Detached house in city Cortona
220.00 sq.m., 5 bedrooms

€ 1 450 000
Villa is a lovely restored farmhouse of about 220 sqm located just a short few minutes drive from the medieval town of Cortona in Tuscany. Stone built and restored to its' traditional splendor, this 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home sits nicely amongst olives and private garden overlooking the valley and Cortona in the foreground. The property itself sits on three floors. The ground floor holds the guest cottage with two bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen/sitting room complete with fireplace. The main part of the home sits on two floors and is composed of kitchen, dining, bathroom and laundry on the first floor. A flight of stairs leads to the large original sitting room with fireplace. Here on this floor, one will also find three bedrooms and a bathroom. The home has been restored to traditional Tuscan style and conserves details such as chestnut beams, terra-cotta tiles, original stone basin and stone window/door surrounds. Outside, there are various areas to sit and enjoy the outdoors and the wonderful panorama. A 12x6 m swimming pool is positioned a few steps away from the house and reveals equally as outstanding views. The original bread oven is still functioning and is a lovely spot for special evening dinners as is the BBQ area located under a pergola in the main part of the garden. Olive trees and vines add a wonderful touch to the overall ambiance of the property and create the perfect setting for the home. All utilities are in perfect working order and a solar photovoltaic system make the home completely self sufficient. Amenities are close by and other interesting Tuscan towns/cities can be accessed on the Siena/Perugia motor-way and A1 Autostrada that are both within easy reach of the property. Cortona itself is less than 10 minutes away by car and offers all that one would expect from a quaint Tuscan town. It offers many restaurants, shops, cafes/bars and historical sites to visit. Lively with festivals and summer outdoor events, Cortona has become a point of interest for many visitors. 200 litres of wine production

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