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Villa Donato
Cortona - Tuscany
  • Only €675.000


Villa Donato is a beautiful, secluded farmhouse style property in the village of Ossaia which is 5km from the historical Etruscan hilltop town of Cortona and close to the market town of Camucia. Offering wonderful views across the Val di Chiana to Montepulciano and Mount Amiata, it is ideally placed to enjoy Tuscan living. It is also close to the regional border of Umbria offering access to Lago Trasimeno with Arezzo and Perugia within a 40min drive. The airports of Rome and Pisa are within a 2 ½ hour drive and accessible by train from the station in Camucia.

This property is characteristic of a Tuscan farmhouse built from stone with terracotta floors and exposed wooden ceiling beams. The indoor spaces are well finished, light with good proportions. Most of the rooms have air-conditioning. The outdoor space offers a large, shaded terrace with outdoor dining area, a pool, a mature garden and olive grove. This property is in excellent condition.


The main entrance to the property is into a large functional kitchen / dining area. The kitchen offers a central island with gas hob, separate built-in oven and microwave, Quooker tap, dishwasher and large fridge/freezer. To the rear of the kitchen a door opens out onto the olive grove and convenient access to the raised vegetable beds. The kitchen has an area suitable for a large kitchen table. From the kitchen you can access either the living area or upstairs via a stone stairway to the upper floor.

Upstairs there are two double bedrooms beautifully finished with whitewashed ceiling beams adding to the feeling of light and space. One of the bedrooms opens onto a terracotta terrace offering views across the Val di Chiana. It is a perfect space to soak up the evening sun whilst admiring the view. There is a small room which can be used as a single bedroom or study, it could also be converted into an additional shower room. The bathroom which supports the upstairs bedrooms has a WC, bidet, bath and separate shower. The upstairs is heated by radiators that is controlled separately from the downstairs areas.

Downstairs after the kitchen is a small laundry room with WC, sink and washing machine. Further along the small passageway is a large living room which offers plenty of space for comfortable seating and relaxation. The room has a beautiful stone fireplace with wood burning stove, a brick archway and skylight making the room light even when the external shutters are closed. There are several windows which open with views of the garden and olive grove and a door which opens onto the outdoor terraced space. The room has underfloor heating.

The main living room leads to a smaller living room. This quieter space has large double folding doors offering additional access to the terrace and pool area. This room has underfloor heating. Beyond this room is a further double bedroom with ensuite modern style shower room. This is currently used as the main bedroom; it is light and airy with beautiful wooden ceiling beams. There is a built-in wardrobe/storage space. Both the bedroom and bathroom have underfloor heating.

Finally, there is a basement consisting of two rooms. The larger room has additional built in storage and could be used as a gym, games or cinema room. The smaller room is a cantina offering additional storage space.

Swimming Pool

The rectangular swimming pool, 10m x 5m, is located a few meters from the property and is secluded by mature hedging. The pool has an automatic dosing and pump/filtration system. There is a sunbathing area and wooden gazebo for shade. There is an option to fit an outdoor shower.

Garden area

The front garden is mostly grassed with an English lawn. Two borders with rosemary, lavender and gaura frame the main access to the property. The lawn and borders are supported by an automatic irrigation system.

Along the front of the property is an extensive terrace that is accessed from the living rooms and kitchen. The terrace is partially shaded with a metal framed gazebo, mature wisteria and jasmine offer summer shade and it is an ideal outdoor dining area.

The back of the property is a mature olive grove with approximately 55 olive trees. There is also a fig, cherry and apricot tree and two raised vegetable beds.  At the top of the olive grove is a water well which supplies the water for the house and garden via an underground cistern. The entire property is fenced.

The property has a large parking area in front of the house along with a car port. Additionally, there is a general services / boiler room / storage room positioned at the end of the property.

  • City Cortona
  • State/county Tuscany
  • Area Countryside
  • Country Italy

Energy Class

  • Energetic class: E
  • Global Energy Performance Index: 92.42 kWh / m²a | Energy class E
  • Renewable energy performance index: 92.42 kWh / m²a | Energy class E
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  • A
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  • 92.42 kWh / m²a | Energy class E | Energy class E
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  • G
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Aggiornato il Febbraio 24, 2024 at 4:09 pm
  • Property ID: CONSHOU163I
  • Price: Only €675.000
  • Property Size: 220 m²
  • Bedrooms: 3/4
  • Bathrooms: 3/4
  • Property Type: Cortona, FarmHouse, Nearby Cortona
  • Property Status: Property sold

Additional details

  • Garden: YES
  • Pool: Yes
  • Olive trees: 55

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through the owner’s specialist, draws up a due diligence on each property, which allows to perfectly know the urbanistic and cadastral situation of every property. The due diligence can be required in case of real interest in the property.

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