3 bedroom farm house for sale
Cortona, Tuscany, Italy
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- Main house measuring approx 180 square metres
- 50sqm two bedroom separate GUESTHOUSE
- CLOSE TO CORTONA
- 3,200 square metres of terraced land
- Summerhouse with pizza oven perfect for entertaining
- Winter greenhouse and laundry room
- Work shed
- 400 metres above sea level
- 10 minutes from a train station
- 15 minutes from the A1 motorway
Casa La Limonaia occupies a private, panoramic position above a small hamlet close to Cortona, Tuscany. It has a guest cottage of 50 sqm with two bedrooms, a large bathroom with shower and a terrace in front. It is an ideal property for a couple wishing to have an income from renting and in need of space for workshops and creative pursuits outside of the main home. The main house faces predominantly west, enjoying lovely sunsets, while the whole property also has great views southwards over the Val di Chiana.
The main house, of approx. 230sqm, has been restored with care to create a warm and welcoming full time residence, with lots of original features maintained. The ground floor consists of a dining room, living room with corner fireplace and country kitchen. The first floor is accessed by both internal stairs and external stone steps with large covered terrace. Here you find a large central living room, with access to the terrace, a main bedroom with dressing area and a raised area with double bed. On the other side of the living room is a large family bathroom and a spiral staircase leading to a small loft area for storage. Both the upper living room and the bedroom have air conditioning units.
In front of the main house is a substantial paved patio area, with lots of shaded seating areas. Beyond this paved area is the garden, complete with olive trees and various varieties of fruit trees as well as grassed areas. In total there five separate outbuildings for a total of approx 150sqm. They are currently used as an office, a laundry room with adjacent winter greenhouse, a wooden work shed and a wooden stable building originally built for two horses. At the further end of the garden is a 50sqm guesthouse complete with two bedrooms, a large bathroom with shower and a terrace in front.In total the property has about 3,200sqm of land.
Cortona: Surrounded by 3,000 year old Etruscan walls, much of the history of the town is maintained through the varied architecture. With beautiful views over the Val di Chiana and towards Lake Trasimeno, Cortona is a very attractive, quintessential Italian town full of beautiful architecture and 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, etc.
Abode Srl is an associate of Savills, one of the world's largest real estate firms, and has many years of experience at helping their clients to buy and sell property in Umbria and Tuscany. The team will handle the whole process for you, from finding properties matching your requirements through their extensive network of contacts, drawing up contracts and helping you obtain the necessary documents and to set up your new home.
* Main house measuring approx 180 square metres
* 50sqm two bedroom separate GUESTHOUSE
* CLOSE TO CORTONA
* 3,200 square metres of terraced land
* Summerhouse with pizza oven perfect for entertaining
* Winter greenhouse and laundry room
* Work shed
* 400 metres above sea level
* 10 minutes from a train station
* 15 minutes from the A1 motorway
* 1 hour from Florence and Siena
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