This farmhouse for sale in Tuscany is on the border with Umbria and Tuscany, near the splendid city of Cortona, in a unique location among a multitude of hills, towns, fortresses, parishes, and country houses. The surrounding nature is evocative and rich in beautiful locations and history, as well as in unique and inimitable products which have made this area in Tuscan world famous.
This property has been renovated with great taste and attention to details in 2008, keeping intact the classic feel of Tuscan country houses.
This property for sale in Tuscany is ca. 250 sq. m. and arranged over two floors. The ground floor has a spacious living room – with fireplace and ancient terracotta floors – leading to a large kitchen with dining area and with a glass door to the garden.
This floor also has the main bedroom, a home office, a bathroom, and a storage closet.
Both an indoor and outdoor staircase with loggia lead to the first floor, which has a spacious hallway, off which are four bedrooms and four bathrooms.
The building has been renovated using exclusively super high-quality materials. The rooms are spacious, bright, and air conditioned. A pergola may also be built.
Lastly, this property has ca. 2500 sq. m. of parkland where the swimming pool is located.
The property has panoramic views over Lake Trasimeno and the surrounding countryside. It has great privacy yet is not isolated, with many towns having all the main services are reachable in a few minutes.
This farmhouse for sale near Cortona and Lake Trasimeno is in a convenient location from which all the main towns are easily accessible. The centers of Cortona, Montepulciano, Castiglione del Lago and Foiano della Chiana are reachable in 20 min (15 km). The nearest airports are in Perugia (46 km, 40 min) and Florence (110 km, 1 h 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.