Large Tuscany house for sale
Restored Post House near Montepulciano Tuscany for sale
This Tuscany property for sale is a carefully restored 16th century post house on the Tuscan / Umbrian border, one of Italy's most beautiful and historic regions. The large and spacious house was completely restored in 1998 to the highest standards with all modern amenities, whilst maintaining its original character and features.
The main house features 750m2 over three floors, a separate garden/pool annex, an underground garage and storage area, making up a total of 1,200m2.
The ground floor comprises of an original vaulted brick entrance hall, double vaulted drawing room with a large frescoed antique stone fireplace, dining room, custom built beautifully equipped open plan kitchen and family room with fireplace, laundry room, frescoed guest cloakroom, home cinema, large study and two double en-suite guest rooms opening directly onto the gardens.
An elegant stone staircase leads to the first floor which hosts a magnificent master bedroom suite with fireplace and panoramic terrace. The frescoed bathroom also has an adjoining jacuzzi and there is a large dressing room with period hand painted wardrobes. In addtion, there are two further double bedrooms with an adjoining bathroom.
The third floor comprises of an en-suite double bedroom, sitting room with stunning panoramic views.
The floors are made of locally handcrafted terracotta tiles, each room having been laid in a different design. Windows and doors are made from solid chestnut in keeping with the true character of the house. All exterior walls are in their original red brick and doubly insulated. The roof is also insulated and made from authentic “old” terracotta tiles externally and internally with exposed original chestnut beams. There is underfloor heating throughout the house as well as centralized vacuum system and alarm.
The annex consists of a poolside loggia with an incorporated pizza oven and gas barbeque for year round “al fresco” dining and relaxation, a Limonaia conservatory and a gym.
The Tuscany house for sale is surrounded by a 1,5 hectare professionally landscaped garden with cypress and olive trees as well as a multitude of roses. There is a fully automated irrigation system fed from the property's well. The elegant semicircular swimming pool completes the symmetrical rear garden.
The Tuscan property is located just 1km from a village offering basic services and Cortona, Montepulciano, Lake Trasimeno and Chiusi are all within 20 minutes drive. Florence is 125 km and Rome 180 km. The property can be reached from Rome or Pisa airports in 2 hours.
If you are looking for a large and renovated property for sale in Tuscany, this historic post house may be exactly what you are looking for.