Charming stone farmhouse with swimming pool, for sale near the wonderful town of Cortona, immersed in a location surrounded by rolling hills.
This exclusive farmhouse for sale in Tuscany, dating back to the 1800s, was completely renovated in 2011, trying to maintain the prestige of the property, using typical materials from Cortona as well as Tuscany.
The property is spread over two levels on the ground and first floors, for a total of approximately 320 square meters.
On the ground floor we find the charming entrance that leads us on one side into the dining room characterized by stone walls, adjacent to it there is the living area embellished with an elaborate fireplace in serena stone, this wing of the property concludes with a bright and functional kitchen and a guest bathroom. Moreover, on this level we find a first double bedroom with bathroom as well as a laundry room.
Going up to the first floor, which can be reached both by internal and external staircases, we find the large sleeping area made up of four double bedrooms, three of which have a walk-in closet and private bathroom.
Externally, in the well-kept and fenced-in garden of about 2880 square meters, we find the splendid swimming pool measuring 5 x 10 meters, and a lovely pool house of about 70 square meters composed of a large living area that can be used as a suite, as it is equipped with a bathroom and a utility room.
The farmhouse, for sale near Cortona and Lake Trasimeno, is located in a convenient position, well connected to all the centers of interest, in 5 minutes (4 km) it is possible to reach the center of Cortona, furthermore, in 30 minutes (25 km) you can reach Montepulciano and Foiano della Chiana. The closest airports are Perugia (55 km, 45 min.) and Florence (115 km, 1h 15 min.).
The territory of the Province of Arezzo is in Tuscany's eastern 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.