Real estate for sale - Country houses
Country house with guest house, pool and tennis court above the Niccone valley
This pretty country estate for sale is situated in a panoramic position with views to Mercatale di Cortona on the border between Umbria and Tuscany. It is composed of a main house with adjacent guest house, 6 x 14 m swimming pool and floodlit tennis court. The house has been fully restored maintaining many original features and using top quality materials throughout. On the ground floor the house features large open rooms, particularly the main living room that connects the dining room, a reception room and large open plan fully equipped family kitchen. The living room gives access to a large covered terrace. There is furthermore a bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a laundry room. On the first floor, which can be reached via an internal as well as an external staircase, there are three more ensuite bedrooms. All bedrooms have air-conditioning. Next to the main house is a 2 storey annex with eat-in kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom, and direct access to the gardens between the tennis court and the swimming pool. Completing the property is just over 5 hectares of land, split between well maintained terraced gardens, an orchard and a half hectare olive grove. Privately situated but not isolated, the property offers a high degree of quiet and peacefulness. Umbertide, a medieval village with all modern amenities including an Olympic swimming centre is a 20 minute drive and within 5 km of the property you have a choice of dining at several fine local establishments. Distances: Mercatale, Lisciano Niccone (most amenities) 8 km, Umbertide (all amenities, hospital, train station) 17 km, Lake Trasimeno 20 km, Cortona 25 km, Perugia 35 km, Assisi 60 km, Florence 140 km, Rome 195 km. Airports: Perugia 50 km, Ancona and Florence 154 km, Rome 247 km.