Beautifully restored 4 bedroom home located in the Tuscan hill town of Cortona – made famous by the book/movie Under the Tuscan Sun. Casa San Marco occupies the top two floors of a former 16th century palazzo and overlooks the stunning Church of San Francesco, along with the beautiful valley below. It is approximately 100 meters up the hill from Cortona’s main Piazza Repubblica where people congregate throughout the day to talk, shop and eat. Casa San Marco consists of 4 bedrooms; 3 with queen beds, and 1 with 2 twin beds. In addition, there is a queen-size pull-out sofa bed in the library/den. The house will sleep 8-10 people. On the main floor is a large living room with an adjoining library/den that opens out onto a spectacular terrace where one can sit and enjoy the magnificent views and watch the sunset with a glass of local wine. The spacious kitchen has been completely remodeled and has a large dining area. One of the features is a custom-made Carrara marble sink/countertop and a handbuilt Tuscan grill/fireplace – a wonderful way to cook and prepare food! The ceilings are quite high and there are 2 large arched original windows that overlook Via San Marco. There are two full baths (one on each floor) along with a washing machine.
Casa San Marco, occupies the upper two floors of a three-story medieval stone structure. The house is situated directly above the stunning Church of San Francesco and overlooks the entire ValdiChiana and the northern tip of Lake Trasimeno. It is flanked on three sides by charming cobblestone streets, which provides for an ample amount of light throughout the house. Because of its convenient location in the heart of the historic center, the house is a few minutes walk to the main piazza, shops and restaurants.