This beautiful property is part of buildings that cling to the natural rock outcrop, and are built in the typical countryside style, offering, from a short distance, a delightful combination of terracotta roofs and graceful construction lines.
Thanks to its proximity to the Etruscan center of international renown in Cortona, Tuscany, the property would be used for holiday homes for those seeking a spiritual retreat or for those wishing to immerse themselves in the artistic and architectural environment of the surrounding area. The land includes nuts and figs, sea and grapes as well as a natural source.
It is likely that these structures have grown from the ruins of the Palazzo di Ruffignano destroyed by a fire in the 1409 during one of the wars between Florence and Milan.
The internal aspect presents one of the massive wood beams, stone arches worn by time, various levels, medieval architraves and architectural testimonies of ancient owners.
Once completely restored and brought to European standards, in addition to the landscape, car park areas, tennis court and swimming pools, as well as access to the 40.000 meters of parkland, will become a splendid property.
This wonderful property is the culmination of several hundred years of endeavor. The buildings which cling to the natural occurrence outcrops of the rock are built in the typical country style onto, above, below and beside their neighbors, giving, from a short distance, to a delightful juxtaposition of terra-cotta roof levels and graceful lines of construction.
Because of the proximity to the internationally renowned Etruscan center of Cortona, in Tuscany, the property would be lend to use as holiday accommodation for those seeking spiritual retreat or those wishing to immerse themselves in the artistic and architectural ambience of the surrounding area. The grounds include walnut and fig trees, blackberries and grapes as well as a natural spring.
Building on this site was started in the late XIth century and it is probable that these structures have grown out of the ruins of the Ruffignano Palace destroyed by fire in 1409 during one of the wars between Florence and Milan.
The internal aspect is one of massive timber beams, archways, time-worn stone, varying levels, medieval lintels, and architectural evidence.
The properties once completely restored and brought up to northern European standards, including landscaping, parking areas, tennis courts and swimming pools, both indoor and 40.000 meters of parkland, will be exceptionally valuable.
ENERGY CLASS: G 290 kWh / m3 a