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6 bedroom villa for sale


Italy - Tuscany, Arezzo, Cortona

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Key features:

  • Character
  • Conservatory
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Pool
  • Spacious
  • Views

Full description:

‘IL GIARDINO DI CORTONA’ farmhouse for sale in Tuscany/Prestigious farmhouse in Cortona, Tuscany, for sale. Nestled in the hills around the historic town of Cortona, in an oasis of peace and tranquillity, we offer for sale this prestigious completely renovated farmhouse. The property is over two levels and its total area is about 660 square metres; with the property are; 4 outbuildings, 2 of which have been renovated, a 36 x 14 metres pond for water irrigation which requires restoration, a 12 x 6 metres swimming pool, as well as a well maintained landscaped panoramic garden of approximately 2 ha, with aromatic pants, various flowers and about 220 olive trees. Energy class G, IPE 227,3 kwh/m2anno.

This prestigious farmhouse is situated in the green countryside near the famous town of Cortona. The nearest village, about 2 km away, is Montanare, part of Cortona’s municipality, which in turn is just 8 km away. The famous art cities such as Perugia, Assisi, Siena, Arezzo, Florence and Rome can be reached quickly. Terontola Train Station is only 10 km away and Perugia International Airport is located about 50 km away. Rome’s airport is about an hour and a half away and Florence’s in little more than an hour.

Cortona, located in the municipality of the province of Arezzo, is the main cultural and artistic centre of the Val di Chiana after the provincial capital. Ancient ‘lucumonia’, part of the Etruscan ‘dodecapoli’, is situated to the south of the province of Arezzo and the south-east region of Tuscany, on the border with Umbria. This small town is the jewel of Tuscany, and is today renowned for the "Tuscan Sun Festival", an event that has established itself on the international music scene.
It is just a few kilometres from this historic village that the prestigious farmhouse for sale is located, with about 660 square metres in size; over two floors. The property is currently two separate units:
- On the ground floor: there is a double living room with large fireplace, a kitchen, three double bedrooms and two bathrooms; as well as two pantries, a cellar, a storage room for the olive oil and a workshop for equipment/tools.
- On the first floor, with access from an external staircase there is:
A spacious main entrance, a large and bright living room of about 110 square metres, habitable kitchen, two double bedrooms, one single bedroom, a walk-in closet, two bathrooms, and at the entrance there is a fabulous loggia of about 25 square metres, where you can eat in the summer.
Almost adjacent to the prestigious farmhouse is a former outbuilding of about 50 sqm, with boiler room, laundry room, new and old oven, and a small wooden tool shed;
Close to the swimming pool area there is a second outbuilding of about 30 square metres on two floors, where there is the technical room for the swimming pool, a changing room and a small bathroom.
There is a third outbuilding, that to date is used as a garage, of about 80 square metres, on two floors, with stone walls, wooden beamed ceilings with tiles and finally the fourth outbuilding, which to date is used as a ‘limonaia’ an (‘orangery’,) a tool shed and 300 cubic metres is used as a habitable area.
This prestigious property also has a 36 x 14 metres pond for water irrigation which requires restoration, a panoramic 12 x 6 metres swimming pool, and a well maintained landscaped park of around 2 hectares which is fully fenced with aromatic plants, various flowers, fruit trees and about 220 olive trees. The property is accessed via an electric gate.

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State of repair:
The prestigious farmhouse for sale near Cortona, in Tuscany, has undergone two renovations, the first in the 1970’s by the previous owners, and the second by the current owners in the 1990s. Preserving the period features of the original farmhouse as much as possible, by reclaiming the original materials of the period, using both new and better materials that are in complete harmony with the property’s character. Externally the farmhouse has its original stone sourced locally; while internally there are the original terracotta floors, as well as terracotta floors from the 1970s. There are wooden window and door frames which were installed in the year 2000, and upstairs with shatterproof glass. The property has private parking and an automatic entrance gate.

All necessary utilities are present at the property with water provided by the property’s two wells. Radiators are used for heating supplied by an underground diesel tank; there is mains electricity, telephone and ADSL (Internet) coverage.

Land registry details:
The entire property is registered with the urban and town planning at the N.C.E.U. for the municipality of Cortona and the land is registered with the land registry at the N.C.T. for the same municipality.

Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations:
A private individual owns the property and therefore the sale is subject to a property registration tax, calculated on the land value at 9% when purchased as a second home, or 2% if purchased as a main residence.

Potential Land Use:
This luxury farmhouse for sale in Tuscany is located in a quiet and pleasant landscape, surrounded by green woods, olive trees, oaks and Holm oaks trees. Its ideal for those who want to live in a prestigious farmhouse, that is not isolated but is immersed in a unique and tranquil location; great for those seeking peace and privacy, in the green hills that wind through nearby Lake Trasimeno near Tuscany, and not far from Cortona.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Peretola (International), 87.6 miles

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To view this property or request more details, contact
Great Estate Immobiliare, Siena

Via Piana, 15 – 53040, San Casciano dei Bagni, fraz. Palazzone (SI) Italy
03339 395507  Local call rate
About Great Estate Immobiliare, Siena

Great Estate is an international real estate agency, specialising in selling farmhouses, luxury estates, luxury villas, agricultural businesses andwineries. As well as coastal properties, tourist businesses and hotels. We can also advise on prestigious investment opportunities. We are located in central Italy, with our Head Office in Tuscany. As well as having offices in Umbria, Sardinia, Lazio, the Marche, Liguria, the areas around Lake Como, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda, and Northern Italy. In addition to cities like Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan.

Chesterton International is a leading Luxury Real Estate Company based in the UK. It has 70 offices across England and 12 international offices worldwide in 11 countries across 5 continents.

Great Estate has a team of property consultants specialising in the Italian property market who are passionate about the beauty and culture of Tuscany, Umbria, Le Marche and Sardinia. We also have a team of international consultants . With our expertise we can make it easier for you to buy your luxury home.

The Great Estate real estate has an international team of over 30 consultants, co-ordinated by Stefano Petri (Managing Director). The agency is professional, honest and successful. Its great success is due to our prestigious international clientele buying and selling our luxurious properties.


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Great Estate Immobiliare, Siena

Via Piana, 15 – 53040, San Casciano dei Bagni, fraz. Palazzone (SI) Italy
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