Wonderful 5 bedroom farmhouse near Cortona, with land and swimming pool, set in an idyllic location about 15km east of the town.
Fully restored, with lots of original features maintained, the house has 3 large double bedrooms and two smaller bedrooms. The kitchen is grand; an ideal space for both cooking and entertaining. The upstairs living room retains many of its original materials, including the old fireplace and stone wall sink from when the room would have been the kitchen for the old farmhouse.
The first floor also has all the ancient terracotta floor tiles and gnarled wooden interior doors. The main bedroom, on the first floor, is huge, with beautiful old tiled floors and original ceiling beams, as well as windows on all three walls. The front terrace has a lawn in front that slopes down to the swimming pool. There is a large paved patio at the back, which enjoys wonderful morning sun, as well as another paved area outside one of the ground floor bedrooms. Approx. 7.5Ha of land come with the property, including some meadows and woodland.
Cortona and its surrounding countryside is a magnificent place to live and enjoy the Italian lifestyle. Cortona is a very attractive, quintessential Italian town full of beautiful architecture, wonderful bars and restaurants. It is a busy hub for cultural and local festivals. Worth visiting are the Church of the Madonna del Calcinaio painted by Francesco di Giorgio Martini, (1485-1513), the Palazzo Comunale and Palazzo Casali which house the Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, and the Museo Diocesano with works by Signorelli, Beato Angelico, Sassetta, Lorenzetti.
15 km to Cortona
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33 Margaret Street
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