House for Sale in Cortona, Arezzo, Italy
Water Mill and House in Cortona Arezzo italy
The property consists of 2 buildings – the Mill and the Millers house, restored to a very high standard with hand-made tiled floors, travertine bathrooms and local custom- built kitchens and bedroom furniture. They have underfloor heating and wood stoves in each.
The houses are set in extensive grounds with mature shrubs and flowering plants and trees chosen by the owner.
The Mill has a small pool with steps and Jacuzzi – the old millrace is pumped from the pool, under the house and can be viewed through a glass panel in the floor of the ground floor room. The mill has two bedrooms 2 bathrooms and a living/kitchen with a large covered terrace for outside dining.
The larger Millers house has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, huge living/dining room and wisteria-covered outside terrace with large dining table. The infinity pool for this house is on the upper terrace with large paved area for sunbathing and relaxing.
Each house has a laundry and storage area.
The stream which fed the original mill borders the grounds which are at the foot of the terraces – the approach is down a long drive from the entrance.
About the area:
The nearest village is about 8 minutes from the Mill and has 2 bars, shops and a restaurant. The main shopping town is approx. 15 minutes with banks, bakeries, supermarkets and a weekly market. The station is on a private line which runs from Sansepolcro to Perugia, the county town of Umbria.
Lake Trasimeno, Which is italy’s 4th largest lake can be reached in 45 minutes and has beaches and islands to visit. The main airport is Perugia, 45 minutes from the Mill
This property, being on the border of Tuscany and Umbria is in a brilliant position to visit all the well-known hill-top towns of both counties and an easy train journey to spend the day in Florence or Rome.
We have had a successful letting season for 6 years since the houses were restored and guests love the peace and tranquility of the property whilst having easy access to all local facilities