La Palazzina, Mercatale di Cortona, Arezzo, Tuscany 1,300,000

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Floor area: 2,852 sq ft (265.0) sq m
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About this property

UNIQUE restored 14th century ROUND TOWER and farmhouse for sale in TUSCANY. Located in the much sought after NICCONE VALLEY with swimming pool and 8,000 square metres of land. There is a real potential for INCOME from the tower which has a great rental history.

La Palazzina is located on the south facing side of the Niccone valley with spectacular views over the valley to the Reschio Castle estate and the hilltop village of Preggio. The property comprises a lovely stone farmhouse and unique 14th century round tower, originally the guardroom for Sorbello castle.

The 6 x 12 metre saltwater pool with an amazing view and Roman steps is located up and behind the tower. A mature garden surrounds the property bounded by towering majestic cypress trees.

The main house of approximately 165 square metres comprises 3 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen, study, hallway, double car port. The front door to the house leads from the extensive terrace that runs along the front of the property and into a small hallway. A door from the hallway leads into one of the reception rooms with a wood burning stove. French windows open onto the terrace at the front. The kitchen lies at the far end of this room. An external door opens onto another terrace at the side of the house. The well equipped kitchen has windows to the front and to the side. A door from the other side of the kitchen/reception room opens into a small study. From the other side of the hallway, double glass paned doors lead into the main reception room with an open fireplace. Stairs lead upstairs to the first floor and the three bedrooms each with private bathroom. The bedroom at the far end of the house has a sitting area separated by sliding retractable doors. An external door provides access to the outside and onto a small terrace where it is possible to enjoy the views over the surrounding countryside. External steps lead from this terrace down to the garden.

The 14th century round tower of approximately 100 square metres is on three floors and located a few metres from the house and has two double bedrooms, sitting/kitchen/dining area and 1 bathroom. It is built on 3 floors and has a sitting area with open kitchen, 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom. The Tower has been successfully rented for the last 20 years and has the potential to continue providing a rental income. It has its own private and secluded paved outdoor terrace which provides stunning views across the Niccone valley.

The location on the border between Tuscany and Umbria means that La Palazzina is close to the cultural gems of both these fabulous regions of central Italy.Assisi, Citta di Castello, Gubbio, Lago Trasimeno, Montefalco, Montone, Orvieto, Perugia, Spello, Spoleto and Todi in Umbria and Arezzo, Cortona, Lucignano, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena in Tuscany to name just a few of the lovely sights, are all close by.

Property Features

  • 12 x 6m saltwater swimming pool
  • Private well and spring water
  • 14th century round tower with guest accommodation
  • 8,000 square metres of land
  • Cypress lined drive
  • Fireplace and wood burning stove
  • Internet connection and satellite TV
  • LPG gas central heating
  • Nearest bar - 500 metres
  • Nearest restaurant - 1,8 km
  • Mercatale, Lisciano Niccone- with most amenities - 8 kms
  • Umbertide -13 kms
  • Lake Trasimeno - 21 kms
  • Citta di Castello, Cortona, Perugia - 25-30 km
  • Arezzo, Assisi - 55-60 kms
  • Siena, Montalcino, Montefalco - 90-95 kms
  • Adriatic coast - 120 kms
  • Florence -135 kms
  • Rome - 210 kms
  • Airports - Perugia 45 kms, Ancona 135 kms, Florence 150 kms, Rome 242 kms

Contact us about this property

Abode Srl
Via Caduti di Penetola 39 Niccone (PG)
Italy
06019

T: 00 39 075 941 7554
F: 00 39 075 941 5439
E: info@abodeitaly.com

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