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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Guide Price €295,000

Italy - Tuscany, Arezzo, Cortona

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Key features:

  • Pretty, open views
  • Vicinity to nearby village and town
  • Within easy access of all major motorways
  • Within easy access of mainline railway station
  • Perfect for short term or permanent residence
  • Good value for money

Full description:

A listed building, this pretty house looks up to the beautiful hilltop town of Cortona and has been completely renovated to a builder's finish. Very probably, it was once used as a mill given its position and its vicinity to the nearby Esse river. Although slightly below the road the house is not encumbered by surrounding woodland as are many mills. It has a good sized garden (approx 5000 mtsq) and has an open view of the surrounding countryside. It is within easy distance (2 mins in the car, 10mins by bicycle) of the small village of La Fratta where there are all basic services (mini-supermarket, bakery, pharmacy etc...) Camucia, a relatively large town with all services, is about 5 mins away by car. The stunning town of Cortona is no more than 10 minutes by car.

The house has been designed as a four bedroomed, four bathroomed house with an additional bedroom/study. On the ground floor there is a kitchen, leading out into the garden, a dining room, utility room, a study (or fifth bedroom), a bathroom and a large ensuite bedroom.

On the first floor there is a living room from which one can access a large balcony, one ensuite bedroom and two other bedrooms which share a bathroom.

The interior of the house was designed by the owner some years ago when a variety of building restrictions were in place. Since then, a number of these restrictions have been removed. For example, one can now put in windows more or less where one wants. This would make a dramatic difference to the two windowless bathrooms. The layout of the interior could also be changed (providing perhaps fewer, but more spacious rooms) if it is just a question of removing some non-structural dividing walls.

In fact, the final stages of the renovation were done in order to allow a future buyer the maximum possiblity of personalizing the house, without losing the benefit of the works already done. For example underfloor piping for the electrics and hydraulics have been halted at the entrance of all bathrooms and the kitchen to allow for complete freedom of choice in their layout and design.

All remaining works which would include the installation of the electrical and hydraulic systems, the tiling and the designing and completing of the bathrooms and kitchen - should not exceed the sum of E.75,000 + IVA. An estimate for this, specified item by item x quantity x sqmts x cost can easily be provided before any commitment is made to the purchase of this property.

The house is undeniably pretty with some lovely traditional features (such as the outside staircase leading up to the first floor living room over which there is a small loggia), but it is not for everyone. Although immersed in the countryside, it is not isolated. It stands below a quiet road with two graveled roads (rarely trafficked) passing each side of the house. With some simple landscaping, hedges would provide sufficient privacy for the garden.

Ideal for a family holiday home, or for a family moving to the area permanently - the property is conveniently located for all services and has excellent access to all major motorways and a mainline train station (Rome-Florence-Milan). Nearest airports are Perugia 40 mins, Florence 1hr 20 mins, Rome 2 hrs.

About Cortona Real Estate
Cortona Real Estate (aka Agenzia Immobiliare Cortonese) was set up in 1997 dedicated to the local Italian market. In recent years, our solid reputation for sincerity and transparency, has led many foreigners to our doors. In order to serve them well, we joined forces with HelpWorksItalia (HelpWorksItalia.com) so as to promote the agency globally and provide assistance in fluent English.

We have a large selection of properties in the area from town houses and apartments to country properties in beautiful settings (villas, farmhouses, residential complexes). We have restored properties, properties in need of upgrades and abandoned properties in need of complete restoration.

For those with more modest budgets, we also have a choice of practical and comfortable homes - new builds, apartments in condominiums, portions of old houses - which can be viewed on our Italian website: immobiliare-cortonese.com.

If you can't find what you are looking for, or if you are looking further afield (Castiglion del Lago, Montepulciano, Lucignano, Sansepolcro) we would be more than happy to do you a personalised search. We have an excellent working relationship with a number of other agencies. Just email us your requirements and we'll start asking around.

Cortona Real Estate's base motto is clarity and honesty in all things. We take great pride in the generous comments, made by past clients, attesting to our competence and sense of responsibility. You can see all our feedback on the agency website (Cortonarealestate.it)

In fact, unlike many agencies, Cortona Real Estate works together with its vendors to try and ensure properties conform to all regulations BEFORE they are advertised. Checks are carried out by a registered surveyor who cross references the actual state of the property (as seen and measured) with all documents deposited at the Land and Building registry and those deposited in the local town hall. This tends to avoid nasty surprises at a later date.

Cortona Real Estate also collates all relevant documentation for calculating eventual purchasing taxes and fees, annual council taxes and even annual overheads for the individual properties. We like to be certain, that as a buyer, you have all necessary information to hand before making a final commitment.

We believe our strength lies in our meticulousness to detail. We leave nothing to chance.

Cortona Real Estate knows that buying or selling a property in a foreign country can be daunting. For this reason, we look after our clients through each step of the purchasing (and selling) process.

As part of the comprehensive assistance we provide all purchasers, we also transfer utilities, opens bank accounts, sort out payment of annual taxes and can organise direct debits and/or payment through a client dedicated bank account. We can also be of help with regard to long term property management, small and large maintenance jobs, building works and complete renovations.

Basically, we are always available. If we can help, we are happy to do so. We will never just abandon you!

The agency is registered at the Chamber of Commerce in Arezzo and has been a member of FIAIP (Federation of Professional Italian Estate Agents) since 1997.


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  • Peretola (International), 87.6 miles

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To view this property or request more details, contact
Cortona Real Estate, Cortona Real Estate

Piazzale Europa n. 5 - loc. Camucia 52044 Cortona (Ar)
03339 396750  Local call rate
About Cortona Real Estate, Cortona Real Estate

If you’ve fallen in love with Cortona and yearn to return, you have surely fallen under its magical spell! If you are toying with the idea of buying somewhere to call ‘home’, then Cortona Real Estate is your agency.

We have a large selection of properties from town houses and apartments to country properties in beautiful settings (villas, farmhouses, residential complexes). We have restored properties, properties in need of upgrades and abandoned properties in need of complete restoration.

For those with more modest budgets, we have a choice of practical and comfortable homes – new builds, apartments in condominiums, portions of old houses - which can be viewed on our Italian website: immobiliare-cortonese.it

If you can’t find what you are looking for or if you are looking further a field (Castiglion del Lago, Montepulciano, Lucignano, Sansepolcro) we would be more than happy to do you a personalised search. We have an excellent working relationship with a number of other agencies. Just email us your requirements and we’ll start asking around.

About Cortona Real Estate
While it is true estate agents world wide have the worst of professional reputations (why beat about the bush?), such an awesome legacy can only allow room for improvement! As agents, we consider it a challenge. Earning the professional respect and trust of all our clients - both buyers and sellers alike - is our personal crusade!

Established in 1997, our agency has slowly built itself a reputation for professionalism, helpfulness and a scrupulous attention to detail. The healthy list of our most recent sales (see website) and the feedback from clients we have recently sold to are a proud testament to this.

We have worked tirelessly over the last few years to create a marketing strategy that is flexible, grabs the ‘promotional moment’, but also provides quality and most importantly for our selling clients, concludes in a sale.

We have energy, drive and every intention of becoming the area’s No.1 estate agency. We love what we do, know we are good at it and to date have concluded 100’s of sales in the local and international market place.

In fact, unlike many agencies, Cortona Real Estate works together with the seller to ensure properties conform to all regulations BEFORE they are advertised. This tends to avoid nasty surprises at a later date.

Cortona Real Estate also collates all relevant documentation for calculating eventual purchasing taxes and fees, annual council taxes and even annual overheads for its individual properties. We like to be certain, that as a buyer, you have all necessary information to hand before making a final commitment. We believe our strength lies in our meticulousness to detail. We leave nothing to chance.

Cortona Real Estate knows that buying or selling a property in a foreign country can be daunting. For this reason, we look after our clients through each step of the purchasing (and selling) process.

As part of the comprehensive assistance we provide all purchasers, we also transfer utilities, open bank accounts, sort out payment of annual taxes and can organise direct debits and/or payment through a client dedicated bank account. We can also be of help with regard to long term property management, small and large maintenance jobs, building works and complete renovations.

Basically, we are always available. If we can help, we are happy to do so. We’ll never just abandon you!

Agenzia Immobiliare Cortonese is registered at the Chamber of Commerce in Arezzo
and has been a member of FIAIP (Federation of Professional Italian Estate Agents) since 1997


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This property is marketed by:

Cortona Real Estate, Cortona Real Estate

Piazzale Europa n. 5 - loc. Camucia 52044 Cortona (Ar)
or call 03339 396750
Calling from outside the UK? 00393356146796

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