Welcome to your Tuscan dream, an embodiment of the Italian "La Dolce Vita" ethos, perfectly captured in this charming 12-bedroom, 7-bathroom house nestled in the tranquility of nature's heart. Located in Cetona, surrounded by the Naturalistic Park, it draws you into a world of quiet charm, where life moves at a more leisurely pace, and every moment is steeped in beauty. The residence, spanning a generous 770 m2 with an additional 45 m2 in terraces, spoils you with panoramic views of breathtaking Valdichiana and the verdant countryside sprawling till the ends of the horizon.
Feast your eyes on the traditionally Tuscan architecture, complete with exposed wooden beams, terracotta floors, large open fireplaces, and a stone facade. One can imagine curling up in front of a roaring fire with a good book, as the winter wind howls gently outside, or perhaps hosting those familial gatherings around hearty Italian meals, the kitchen alive with robust laughter and cheerful banter. The property comprises of three residential units, two elegantly set across the ground and first floors, and another space that, with a touch of renovation, can serve as a guardian’s house or provide an additional living area.
Set in the heart of beautiful Tuscany, the location offers the best of both worlds – the peace and tranquility of country living, and the convenience and accessibility of urban amenities. Cetona is a haven of serenity, with its rolling hills carpeted in vineyards and olive groves, punctuated by the towering cypress trees. With the mild, gentle climate that Tuscany enjoys, your senses will dance to the changing seasons, from the vibrant pallet of autumn to the tender buds of spring, the sultry summers under the Tuscan sun, and the crisp chills of a snowy winter, creating an unforgettable tableau of beauty throughout the year.
Living in Cetona is an experience like no other - a perfect blend of rustic charm and modern convenience. Despite its tranquil location, the house is just minutes away from essential services including boutique stores, exquisite restaurants, schools, and medical services. The historic and fantastic San Casciano dei Bagni is another spot you could easily reach. The culture, history, and beauty of Umbria too, lies within comfortable driving distance for a day 'trip or weekend getaway.
Life in a country home such as this is a rare privilege. Imagine stepping out each morning into spacious terraces bathed in the golden hue of dawn, the air fresh with the scent of nature. The rhythmic chirping of birdsong providing the perfect soundtrack to your day as you walk across the expansive grounds. Evening meals become a delightful experience with the backdrop of stunning sunsets, and night-time arrives flanked by a blanket of stars wrapping the countryside in an ethereal beauty. Countryside living also offers boundless opportunities for recreational activities. Whether it's exploring hiking trails, engaging in photography, bird watching or simply taking leisurely walks, country living offers so much more than just a residence.
In conclusion, this property is more than just a house, it is a lifestyle – the answer to those longing for a deeper connection with nature, whilst still enjoying the conveniences of modern living. A perfect retreat, a space to rejuvenate, connect, and create cherished memories. Whether you envision it as a family home, a tranquil second home, a luxurious holiday residence, or tempting agricultural enterprise, this house has the potential to transform your vision into reality.
So if you appreciate the charm and serenity of the Tuscan countryside, lose yourself in the captivating elegance of Casale Il Monte. A unique haven away from the hustle and bustle of city life, bringing you a blend of privacy, tranquillity, and accessibility amidst the pristine allure of Tuscany. This could be the best investment you make, not just in terms of real estate but also as an investment in quality living. You are not just buying a house; you are acquiring a piece of the captivating Tuscan paradise.