Detached villa for sale in Tuscany “Villa Ripa San Michele”.
Situated a few steps from the renowned centre of Cortona and immersed in the magnificent garden, embellished with rich vegetation.
The villa has a netsurface of about 450 sqm (about 335 sqm of main building + 95 sqm of ancillary rooms) and is surrounded by a beautiful and romantic private park with a swimming pool, and by a land of about 2,2 ha.
A property of great charm is immersed in the green countryside near the famous town of Cortona. The small jewellery of Tuscany, renowned today thanks to the film “Under the Tuscan Sun”, based on the same-name novel of Frances Mayes. Cortona lies on a hill about 600 meters above sea level, in a strategic position that allows, with short trips, to reach the most important artistic and cultural centres of Tuscany and Umbria, such as Florence, Siena, Perugia and Assisi.
The villa is only 900 meters away from the village of Pergo where there are all essential services, while Cortona is just 6 km away. The Perugia International Airport is about 50 km away and that one of Rome is in an hour and a half.
Detached villa for sale in Tuscany “Villa Ripa San Michele”
A property of great charm immersed in the green countryside of the famous town of Cortona and surrounded by a garden of extraordinary beauty that makes this property really unique and charming.
Within this beautiful park with fairy-tale traits, there is a space for a rose garden with botanical roses, a romantic pond and a swimming pool of 5 x 10 m.
The property is spread on two levels and has a total area of about 450 sqm (approx. 355 sqm of main house + approx. 95 sqm of ancillary rooms). Internally, on the ground floor, we can find a large living area with an entrance hall, a large living - dining room, a study set in a nice loft, a kitchen, an extra-large living room with beautiful panoramic windows, plus two double bedrooms and three bathrooms. Also on the ground floor with internal and external access, we can find the whole area dedicated to services with technical rooms, laundry, large pantry and cellar. Through internal staircase it is possible to go up to the first floor where there are two double bedrooms and a bathroom.
The property includes an adjacent plot of land of about 2 ha, partly planted with olive trees (about 400 plants) and partly with vines.
It is possible to enlarge property for about100 sqm in the residential part and in the non-residential part.
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State of repair
The villa is plastered and partly in stone.
Internally, there are some ceilings with wooden beams, while the rest are plastered with reinforced concrete.
Concerning the floors, most of them are in Tuscan cotto, while in the sleeping area of the ground floor, there is parquet.
The villa for sale has two entrances, the main entrance (with semi-automatic gate) and a secondary service entrance.
The property is provided with all utilities such as water (2 wells), electricity, heating. The heating system is on oil. Connection to the telephone line, Internet line coverage with wi-fi.
The villa is equipped with an alarm system as well as with a centralized irrigation system.
Land registry details
As for the town planning, the buildings are regularly registered at Catasto Fabbricati for the Municipality of Cortona (Ar) and the land – at Catasto terreni for the same Municipality.
Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations
The property is owned by a private individual and the sale is subject to a property registration tax of 9% on the registered value if purchased as a second house or 2% if purchased as the main residence with the obligation to transfer the residency within 12 months from the purchase date.
Potential Land Use
This beautiful villa is ideal as a holiday home or as a main residence considering the particularity of its location and the vicinity to all amenities. The property is absolutely recommended to the lovers of Cortona and, in general, to all lovers of Tuscan beauty.