5 Bedroom House For Sale
Beautiful house and guest cottage with outstanding views of Cortona. Private and convenient locaion set in beautiful gardens.
Located in a pretty corner of Umbria, in Cortona's prestigious Piazzano valley, and very close to the lively village of Pergo, this lovely property is in an absolutely enchanting setting surrounded by lush verdant hills and has a spectacular and sought after view of Cortona to the west. The position of the property means it is extremely well located for privacy, convenience and has one of the best views of Cortona in the area. Every evening the current owners can enjoy the historic vista as the Tuscan sun sets and every window of the property boasts a quintessential Italian view.
The property is accessed from a private lane and gated entrance. The access is extremely easy and within minutes you can reach amenities as well as all the delights Cortona has to offer.
The main house is spacious offering plenty of living space for entertaining guests. The property dates back four hundred years and has wonderful original Tuscan features such as the hand cut beams, many fireplaces, stone walls and floors. There is a large dining room with adjacent living room featuring a large original fireplace, a traditional kitchen, laundry room, and a wonderfully sunny breakfast room with arched windows.
Upstairs there is a large landing with the original hundreds year old door leading out to a loggia, a second room currently used as a second sitting room, a master bedroom with air conditioning and en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating. There is a third large bedroom currently used as a dressing room.
The adjacent annex is two storey. The top floor which is accessed by lovely stone steps has two bedrooms, bathroom and sitting room which provides a private guest suite. Both bedrooms are air conditioned.
Below there is a charming covered loggia with a hand crafted stone fireplace perfect for al fresco dining and entertaining both in the summer and winter months. A large room behind is used as a wine room and offers storage cupboards and a dining area. In addition two further cantine provide tool and garden storage.
The garden is well designed and established, extending over approximately half a hectare. There are plenty of mature trees and areas of shade and tranquility. There are three large terraces for outside dining, one shaded by a wisteria and rose covered arbor, the largest perfect for dining and entertaining and the last located at the front acts almost like an outdoor entrance hall.
This is a superb Tuscan home with guest accommodation in a location which is private yet convenient for all year round living. If atmosphere can be defined as the magic of place this property reflects the best of the Italian countryside.
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