This biodynamic farm with agriturismo is located a few kilometers from the town of Cortona, with wonderful views of the vineyards and the castle of Montecchio.
The property comprises a farmhouse, the large and equipped winery, vineyards and olive groves conducted for years in biodynamic agriculture, a building complex for receptive use – completely renovated and in full activity – with restaurant and swimming pool.
The total living space is 820 sqm, the utility space is 510 smq and the land for sale is about 3.7 ha.
The Main House
The main house of about 180 sqm is a construction from 1880 and belongs to the same family since 1930. The ground floor is dedicated to the guests and comprises a reception, a shop, a lounge with equipped kitchen and a large room with fireplace for wine tastings and dinners up to 25 guests.
The first, second floor and attic are currently used as a private home by the owners. On the first floor there is a spacious living room with fire place and a big modern kitchen and dining area suitable for private or professional entertaining. There are four bedrooms with parquet floors on the second floor.
The renovated outbuildings of a total 253 sqm offer the guests hospitality in six independent apartments of different sizes, each with a veranda and outdoor space.
The buildings are surrounded by a splendid garden with walks under the pines and cypress trees and terraces outlined with ornamental herbs and flowerbeds. There is a courtyard to enjoy outdoor dining, a swimming pool 5×14 mt and a nice playground for childeren.
The winery, the cellar and the olive grove
The farm comes with 3,7 ha of land including about 1.94 ha of vineyard. The grapes (1.1292 ha Chardonnay and 0,81 ha Merlot) have been cultivated using organic certified farming methods since 1994. No pesticides nor chemical fertilizers or herbicides. No irrigation is used, forcing the roots to grow deep to find moisture, adding to the character of the wine.
The cellar of 340 sqm on three levels, the equipment and machinery for making and storing wine are included in the sale, as well as the 11,55 kw photovoltaic system.
The olive grove of 8.100 sqm (Leccino, Moraiolo, Frantoio) produces premium extravergine olive oil IGP Toscana.
Beehives, the synergic vegetable garden of 940 sqm and a little orchard are also included.
There is the possibility to buy more land: about 3,2 ha of vineyard (Sangiovese 2 ha e Incrocio Manzoni 1,2 ), about 0,25 ha of olive grove, about 1,7 of arable land and about 3,5 of forest.
The property is a perfect solution to experience Tuscan lifestyle and to continue a successful winery combined with a charming, high quality rental business that has let to a loyal clientele over the years.
Owners have by choice kept the winery and agriturismo small, but it has considerable potential for growth.
The property has three entrances easily accessible from the main road. It is situated in the countryside with the benefit to be near tuscan hill towns, cultural sites and restaurants.
The A1 motorway is a few km away and the train station can be reached in 10 minutes driving. Florence airport and Perugia airports are approximately one hour away, while the two international airports of Rome can be reached in two hours. It takes only 20 minutes to Arezzo Equestrian Center.