Casa del Gatto, Cortona
Tuscany (AR)
€1,525,000
Ref. 11072
Property type: Farmhouse
Structural condition: Restored, Date of restoration: 2018
Bedrooms: 3
Kitchen: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Property size: 215 sqm
Land: 0.5 ha (acres 1.24)
Shared environments: Reception room, 2 dining rooms, study, cloakroom, pantry, utility room, wood oven and summer kitchen
Outbuildings: 12 sqm
Energy class: G (epgl 263,169 kWh/m*anno)
Other Features: alarm; Air conditioning; Automatic gate; Internet; Automatic Irrigation; Swimming Pool; Telephone; Satellite TV; Flyscreens;
Distances: Arezzo km 33, Cortona km 5, Florence km 115, Pergo km 3, Rome km 198, Siena km 78

The highest level of reconstruction, attention to every detail, south-facing amazing views, landscaped garden and olive grove. Could this actually be the most perfect 3-4 bedroom property in Tuscany?
Dating from around 400 years ago and positioned with dominating views over the Val di Chiana towards Monte Amiata and Monte Cetona every window frames a purely Tuscan picture. Filled with natural light the interiors are clean and modern whilst using traditional materials creating a welcoming and calming ambience. Food lovers and chefs will love not just the spacious, high tech kitchen with open grill fireplace but wait till they see the winter kitchen/dining room and the fabulous outdoor summer kitchen with traditional bread and pizza oven and covered pergola.

Floors 2
Olives 80
Electricity: Mains
Heating: Gas
Water: Well

Area:
Situated just 5 minutes from the majestic Etruscan town of Cortona in the picture perfect Tuscan landscape of olive groves and cypress trees, an hour’s walk through orchards to the town itself. Ideal for access to Arezzo, Florence and international airports thanks to its vicinity to the A1 autostrada (Rome 2.5 hrs, Florence 1.5hrs, Pisa 2 hrs and Perugia 1 hr)

Land:
The property includes around half a hectare of fully fenced, terraced land, beautifully landscaped by Margheriti with around 80 olive trees providing top quality olive oil. Carefully planned to include shady seating and dining areas each with its own unique and breathtaking view to the valley below. The salt system swimming pool (8x4m) lies just below the house, with fountain feature, palm trees and covered pergola for shade.

Outbuildings:
Carport for 2 cars, Stone storage building, Summer kitchen with traditional bread oven, food preparation area and all appliances necessary for dining al fresco

Accommodation:

Entrance to dining area, fabulous floating stairs in Pietra Serena
Kitchen with marble top island and open fireplace/grill
Living room with grand fireplace and large window
Winter dining room with larder and secondary kitchen
Guest cloakroom
Bedroom suite 1 with ensuite bathroom, walk in shower and door to garden
Door to garden and views

Up floating stairs to;
First floor
Landing
Bedroom suite 2 with built in wardrobes and views over garden and olive trees
Ensuite bathroom 2 with freestanding bath, double sinks and travertine shower
Bedroom suite 3 with study area and storage
Bathroom 3 in travertine with large hand basin and walk in shower
Bedroom 3 with huge picture window framing view over pool to valley
N.B: The outdoor kitchen area has been plumbed and wired for a potential fourth bedroom and bathroom if desired.