Characteristic Tuscan estate from the 1700s for sale a few km out of Cortona, in an extremely peaceful, panoramic location. The estate has a beautiful view over the surrounding countryside from every angle.
A classic cypress-flanked driveway leads to the estate. The property is set on approximately 6 hectares of land, part of which has a vineyard and part has an olive grove. The pool is in the most panoramic spot of the grounds.
This luxury property for sale in the hills of Arezzo has been meticulously renovated and converted into a charming hotel with 15 bedrooms, a restaurant, and annexes for a total of approximately 1055 sq. m.
The property consists of the main villa, which is arranged over three floors for a total of 750 sq. m. It has a reception, dining rooms, a professional kitchen, a bar area, and 13 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.
The villa has other two buildings near it: one, with a gross internal area of 97 sq. m., is arranged on one floor and in partitioned in two studio apartments with independent entrances; the other, with a gross internal area of 18 sq. m., has a small office and an oven.
A third building was constructed and adjacent to the main villa. It consists of a basement with a gross internal area of 190 sq. m., which has rooms for the use of the main building: a changing room with bathroom, the heating system, a plant technical room, and a large garage.
This luxury villa for sale in Tuscany, a renovated 1700s villa, is in the ideal location for a top-notch hospitality facility, near the main art cities in Tuscany and Umbria.
The location of this luxury property for sale in Tuscany is very convenient, as you can reach Cortona’s historic center in just five minutes (3 km from the property). Lake Trasimeno is 15 km away. Arezzo is 35 km from the property, and fascinating cities such as Montepulciano, Pienza, and Montalcino are in a 35 km radius. The nearest airports are in Perugia (60 km) and Florence (115 km).
The territory of the Province of Arezzo is the eastern Tuscany hinterlands and borders with Umbria. This historic province used to be an Etruscan settlement, and it is the homeland of Piero della Francesca, one of the major Renaissance painters. There are many natural reserves in Valdarno, the casentinese area, Valtiberina, and the valleys of the Marecchia and Foglia rivers.
The Province of Arezzo encompasses Mount Falterona, the northern shore of Lake Trasimeno, the mountains in Chianti, and the eastern side of the Alpe della Luna massif, where large woods and agricultural lands with vineyards and olive groves characterize the hilly landscape.
There are five distinct geographical areas: the small Arezzo plain, between the merging of the Canale Maestro with the Chiana dell’Arno and the hills; the Casentino valley; a section of Valdarno Superiore between the Pratomagno mountain range and the Chianti mountains; the Valdichiana valley; the Val Tiberina between the Alpe della Luna massif and the Alpe di Catenaia, where northern section of the river Tiber flows.
The medieval small towns and abbeys, built as small forts or strongholds, are wonderful tourist locations today. Poppi, Anghiari, Sansepolcro, Castiglion Fiorentino, Cortona are beautiful and well-known destinations.