The Torretta House with open views and frescoes, Cortona - Tuscany

Bright, entirely renovated 1700s Cortona-style apartment with three bedrooms and a rooftop turret for sale in the historic center of Cortona, Arezzo. In the heart of the historic center, with the central square and theater just a stone's throw away, a journey through history in one aristocratic palace where, over the centuries, important noble Tuscan families have lived and still preserve its elegant decorative elements in perfect 18th-century style. Built on ruins of Etruscan origin, the entrance hall and main stairs are embellished with frescoes on the ceilings, the open staircase lined with stone, and the hand-forged iron balustrade with wooden handrail. The apartment overlooks on three sides of the building, one with an entrance on the first floor from an inner backyard, and two sides on the third floor, on the corner over the main street and boasting very bright rooms and unique open and panoramic views. From the attic, on the upper floor, access to a turret overlooking the rooftops of the city and the enchanting surrounding countryside. The entrance opens onto a rustic-style living room with wood-beamed ceilings and handmade terracotta floors, same style for the kitchen with a central arch, fireplace and dining area. The master bedroom has been created in one of the 18th-century style rooms and retains frescoes on the walls and original decorative elements, now fitted with an ensuite bathroom, wardrobe, and an ante-chamber sitting room. Two further bedrooms rounds out the foor, one with a central arch with alcove-style decorations, along woth two bathrooms, storage rooms and access to the attic floor, partly to be customized. A ready-to-move-in stunning dwelling perfect both for private use, to live with family and friends, and as an income property, for short rentals and tourist stays. From Cortona it is easy to reach Lake Trasimeno, historical jewel cities as Siena, Montepulciano and Florence, the hot thermal springs of San Casciano dei Bagni and Rapolano Terme, as well as major connections with highway junctions only 15 minutes away. Cortona also has a train station with excellent daily connections.

Price: 900,000 Euro


Location: Cortona, Province: Arezzo, Region: Tuscany

Type: 249 sq m/2174 sq ft period-style apartment with 3 bedrooms and panoramic turret, on the third-floor of a historical downtown building

Year of construction: 1700

Year of restoration: 1990

Conditions: good

Third Floor: living room, dining room with kitchen and fireplace, ante-chamber room/study, 1 master bedroom with ensuite and wardrobe, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 hallways
Attic Floor: well-windowed area with panoramic views

Distance from services: downtown

Distance from main airports: Perugia 60km, Florence 128km, Rome 235km

Fixed telephone network: available
Internet: available
Heating: methane
Water: mains city supply
Electricity: available

Listed building subject to historical architectural constraint

The property is owned by a private individual
The location, for privacy, is approximate
Please note all measurements cited are approximate

Energy Efficiency Class: G

Warning: the location, for privacy, is approximate.


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