Eastern Tuscany, Arezzo, and Cortona, Italy
This spacious 3,300 sq ft farmhouse is located in a spectacular, private and tranquil hillside setting that includes 15 acres of terraced olive groves and fruit trees (pears, plums, cherry and apple.) Cortona, with its shops, restaurants and open air market is a scenic 20-minute walk, along a quiet lane that passes through woods of oak and chestnut trees, over a stream and up past a beautiful Renaissance church. The private swimming pool (5m x 10m) is located on an amazing panoramic terrace that faces west toward the sunset, overlooking the vast valley below and the rooftops of Cortona, perched on the hillside nearby. The pretty garden and outdoor area provides a fabulous venue for dinners outside.
The house is air conditioned and has 5 double bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms which have been recently renovated. There is a fully equipped kitchen and iPod docking station, CD player with music libary and Wi-Fi internet connection available.
This 17th century Farmhouse has been beautifully restored, with tiled floors, beamed ceilings and many antiques. With 3 bedrooms upstairs and 1 downstairs, including a separate living room area with fireplace on each floor, there is plenty of privacy for a large group or 2 families. Bathrooms are modern and efficient. Downstairs living room and the fully equipped kitchen have French doors opening onto the garden. There is a covered patio for shaded outdoor seating and dining as well as plenty of sunny locations for enjoying the spectacular view of the local countryside.
Bed sizes: 2 bedrooms with kings, 2 bedrooms with twins, 1 bedroom with a standard double. Upon prior request, the twin beds can be joined to make a king size bed.
Bathrooms: 4 bathrooms which have been renovated in 2015.
Amenities: Private pool, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, iPod docking station, CD player with music library, telephone, TV, washer/dryer, dishwasher.
Maid and cook available upon request.