Real estate for sale - Country houses
Restored natural stone property in a medieval village with views, garden and pool
The property consists of a medieval style farmhouse and a delightful guest cottage sitting on top of a promontory with incredible views over the hills of Tuscany and Umbria, it has a spacious garden and panoramic swimming pool. Forming part of an old hamlet, named after the Roman God Janus, the house lives up to the God’s double-faced image, with stunning views to the east for the sunrise, and to the west for the sunset. With its commanding position, it has marvellous views over green hills and verdant valleys. A beautiful 12 x 6 m private pool with paved surround offers magnificent views across the hills of Tuscany and Umbria, with direct line of sight to the historic hilltop village of Monte Santa Maria Tiberina. The fenced grounds totalling approx. 2,100 m² also offer more secluded areas, including a hammock for relaxing in the shade of the old mulberry tree orchard. A shady patio area in front of the house has a table and chairs that is ideal for an alfresco breakfast. The 4.5 x 3.5 m pergola attached to the side of the cottage offers magnificent views on two sides, so you can watch the sun rise and set. The main house offers on the ground floor a large kitchen / dining room featuring hand-built kitchen units with granite worktop, and all modern conveniences. There are furthermore three cellar rooms. On the first floor, the large double-height, beamed living room is the centre-point of the house, with a huge fireplace and wood-burning stove. The living room can also be accessed via an external staircase. There are furthermore two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the second floor offers another bedroom. The guest cottage comprises a living room with wood-burning stove, bedroom and bathroom. Fully restored in 2009, the house is ideally positioned for exploring many wonderful Tuscan and Umbrian towns, including the nearby city of Cortona, Perugia, Assisi, Montepulciano, Arezzo, Siena and Florence. It comes with a fantastic rental history and offers everything you would need for a delightful, easy-to-maintain place of your own in the Italian sun.