Luxury former ancient monastery farmhouse dating back to the 1800, completely renovated with pool, land and garden, for sale in Cortona, Arezzo. The background of this unparalleled location is southern Tuscany, area rich with art, history, culture and traditions that are unique in the world. We are just five minutes from Cortona and just ten minutes from major roads that will take you to the most important tourist destinations of Tuscany and Umbria such as Perugia, Arezzo, Siena, Assisi, Orvieto. The 19th century property is typical for the Tuscan region, consisting of a series of residential and agricultural buildings of varying sizes. The main building compromises a ground floor used as stables, while the upper floor is for residential use with large rooms particularly suited to housing large families; the smaller outbuildings have in the past been a a piggery, barn and chicken coop and in more recent times used for housing tools and agricultural machinery. It was an ancient eighteenth-century monastery, which for many years became a peasant house, today it is a dream dwelling sympathetically restored using the finest traditional Tuscan materials such as the ancient beams used on the steps of the internal staircase, terracotta, wood and a traditional Tuscan furniture. The property has a main villa and two outbuildings. The main house is on two floors connected internally, but both with access from the garden. You enter the property through into a beautiful large entrance hall that leads to both the living area with an open-plan lounge and dining room leading onto the kitchen and a downstairs bathroom. In the sleeping quarters there are three bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. From the hallway a wooden staircase leads to the first floor living area from which you can reach a further two bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, and another bedroom with a pretty mezzanine and en-suite bathroom. The first of the two annexes features a living room with kitchenette, a suite served by an adjacent bathroom with shower, while the second houses the spa area with Jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath, salt cave, feature shower with chromotherapy and bathroom. All the buildings have beautiful modern fixtures and fittings. The area is completely enclosed by a metal fence and closed by a main entrance in brick masonry that has a gate for the driveway and a pedestrian gate. Outside in the grounds we find a beautiful the garden, a bespoke swimming pool, olive groves, and a bbq area complete with oven. There is also a childrens play area, green laundry, tool shed and technical room. This stunning property is an excellent investment, as it would be ideal as a holiday rental business.
Type: Farmhouse with swimming pool and land of aprox. 680 sqm on three floors; plus four outbuildings: Spa aprox: 85 sqm, Guardian House: aprox. 72 sqm, wooden hut Laundry: aprox 6 sqm, wooden hut Warehouse: aprox. 11 sqm. Conditions: Renovated. The interventions of the main building undertaken from the beginning of its restoration in 2007 were aimed at recovering its original function from a contemporary perspective.
Garden: Present. Activities of games for children; this part has an extension of aprox. 550 sqm. Open space paved with outdoor oven with tables and chairs. Drip irrigation system.
Land: 8165 sqm, of which aprox. 400 sqm of olive grove with 15 plants. The areas have undergone a treatment and fertilization of the land to grow grass, hedges, flower beds and flowers. Most of the original trees belonging to the area are still present.
Swimming pool: Present, 5 x 10 m, with built-in whirlpool tub and separate shower. The tank has a salt purification plant.
Parking: Discovered, but inside the property.
Annex: Spa of aprox. 90 sqm, Dependance (former porcilaia) of aprox. 70 sqm, and equipped with an independent boiler for heating and hot water, tool shed and gardening machines of aprox. 10 sqm and laundry of aprox. 6mq.
Layout: Main Building: Ground Floor: Two large living rooms, one with a fireplace, Dining room, Kitchen, Three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, Bathroom, External porch, Three closets, Subscale;
First Floor with access through both internal and external staircase: Spacious living room with fireplace, Two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, Bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a mezzanine, Loggia, with access to an external staircase connecting the ground floor, Closet;
First Outbuilding: SPA: Massage room with shower, Room with whirlpool tub / Relaxation room and Tisaneria, Sauna, Turkish bath, Chromotherapy shower, Bathroom;
Second Outbuilding: Living room, Dining room, Kitchen, Bedrooms, Bathroom.
Distance from services: 1.5 km.
Distance from the main airports: Perugia 69 km, Florence 112 km, Pisa 178 km.
Gravel road: 300 m.
Utilities: Fixed telephone network: Available. Wi-Fi: Available, via radio. Heating: LPG. Well: Five cisterns for water treatment (2 underground and 3 more in the technical pool area), plus four wells. Water: City water supply. Electricity: Available.
Drip irrigation system. Lighting system, conjugated with the lighting system installed outside the buildings. The garden and the swimming pool are enclosed. Sauna. Spa.