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Louvre Apartment – Large Frescoed Apartment in the centre of Cortona

Price €: 1.800.000
Rif. PV29864

Features and Amenities:

  • Location: Arezzo Cortona Tuscan Countryside
  • City: Cortona
  • Province: Arezzo
  • Typology: Apartment Penthouse
  • Size: 350m2 - 3767 sq ft
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Condition: Restored
  • Heating: Yes
  • Parking: No
  • Extra features: Unique frescoes, elegant authentic finishings, 2 panoramic terraces

Distances:

  • Cities:
  • Arezzo 26km
  • Siena 76km
  • Florence 106km

  • Coast:
  • Trasimeno Lake 22km
  • Grosseto 130km
  • Viareggio 200km

  • Airports:
  • Florence 115km
  • Pisa 186km
  • Rome Fiumicino 230km

  • Highways:
  • SP 10/B
  • SP Val di Pierle
  • Highway connection Bettolle – Perugia

Arezzo Cortona Tuscan Countryside

Brief Description

The Louvre Apartment is a magnificent panoramic apartment in a historic building in the city center of Cortona. The entire 350m2 property is decorated with 18th-century frescoes of rare beauty and many other authentic details renewed during a recent conservative restoration. The apartment features 3 large living rooms, a dining room, 2 kitchens, 2 bathrooms, 3 large bedrooms, and 2 large terraces with stunning views of the Valdichiana valley and Lake Trasimeno.

 

Location

The Louvre Apartment is located in the heart of the magical town of Cortona. The city is a typical historical Italian town located on a hilltop, where one can enjoy in the splendid panoramic views of Lake Trasimeno.

Although Cortona is a small borgo, it is an ideal place for those passionate about history and culture and an authentic location for someone to immerse themselves in Italian life. We remember it as not only the filming location of the Academy Award Winning Film La Vita è Bella, but also because its roots date back to Etruscan and Roman civilizations. Visitors can spend the day in the National Archaeological Park of Cortona, visit the Duomo and other various churches to learn about Cortona’s significant status throughout the Middle Ages. There are also small artisanal shops where one can purchase hand made products and local gastronomical items.

Arezzo is another medieval town famous for housing paintings from Vasari and Petrarca. Arezzo is also the home of the famous medieval jousting festival La Giostra del Saracino.

Description in Detail

The Louvre Apartment is a magnificent panoramic apartment in a historic building. The property is unique with its dimensions of over 350sqm, quite a large property for the city center of the small town of Cortona. Its magnetic attraction lies in the fact that it is completely decorated with 18th-century frescoes of rare beauty. A recent conservative restoration has entirely cleaned up these frescoes while keeping their charm intact.

Positioned entirely on one floor of the building, the property has 3 elegantly decorated living rooms with authentic features such as: frescoed, vaulted and beamed ceilings, handmade terracotta floors, original doors with elegant frames, and antique furniture. From the living rooms, there is direct access to two large terraces with stunning views of the Valdichiana valley and Lake Trasimeno. Both can be used as an outdoor dining room and outdoor lounge.

There are also two kitchens and a spacious, elaborately decorated dining room that creates a unique atmosphere for unique dining experiences.

The sleeping area consists of 2 bathrooms and 3 large bedrooms with a fireplace and carefully restored finishings. The rooms are furnished with antique furniture that carefully reflects the style of the apartment.

The main streets of the historic center are located at a few minutes walk and there are also parking spaces at a short distance from the apartment.

Current State and Condition

The property is in a good condition and has recently underwent a conservative restoration. 

Land Registry Details

The property is in good standing and in compliance with local building and zoning regulations. When a sale is registered to a private individual, it is subject to a mortgage and/or cadastral registry fee, following the laws for that specific case/circumstance of the acquirer.

Utilities and Services

All necessary utilities are present.

Potential Uses

The property is ideal for anyone who has dreamed of owning a panoramic apartment in the center of Cortona. It can be used as a private home or as a short term rental property.  

Lifestyle

Cities & Towns:

  • Arezzo 26km
  • Siena 76km
  • Florence 106km

Beaches & Lakes:

  • Trasimeno Lake 22km
  • Grosseto 130km
  • Viareggio 200km

Airports:

  • Florence 115km
  • Pisa 186km
  • Rome Fiumicino 230km

Highways:

  • SP 10/B
  • SP Val di Pierle
  • Highway connection Bettolle – Perugia

Sport Facilities

Annual Festival in the Area

Suggested Restaurants

  • Osteria del Teatro, located in Cortona is a charming restaurant that offers typical Tuscan cuisine with tasty and sought-after dishes in a unique setting: a building dating back to the 6th century, renovated to its original splendor http://www.osteria-del-teatro.it/index.php?lang=en;
  • Il Falconiere is the only restaurant in Cortona that has a Michelin Star: gifted with a beautiful panoramic terrace overlooking the hills, offering high quality ingredients and a great selection of wines http://www.ilfalconiere.it/pagine/il-ristorante-stella-michelin;
  • La Buccacia a historical restaurant that offers delicious wines, along with a wonderful and pleasant service staff http://www.labucaccia.it.

Suggested Hotels

  • Relais La Corte dei Papi is a 4 star luxury hotel located in the magical hills surrounding Cortona, offering both luxury and comfort. http://www.lacortedeipapi.com/;
  • Villa di Piazzano is a luxury villa/hotel located in the surrounding hills of Cortona. The estate was the original hunting manor of Cardinal Silvio Passerini. Here you can fully immerse yourself in country life as once intended by the cardinal. http://www.villadipiazzano.com/;
  • Relais Il Falconiere & Spa is the home of 1 star Michelin restaurant Il Falconiere and is a fabulous luxury relais located in the rolling hills of Cortona. There is fantastic gourmet dining, a wellness spa and enjoyable wine http://www.ilfalconiere.it/

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