Location Villa Uguccione lies on the border between the provinces of Arezzo and Siena, in equidistant position among Cortona (21 km), Montepulciano(23 km) and Lake Trasimeno (21 km). Dating back to the 18th century, it rises on a gentle hill just 1 km away from Foiano della Chiana centre. The location is quiet and not isolated, the property is reachable crossing a countryside landscape with various scattered villas. The villa is surrounded by a beautiful park of more than half a hectare with swimming-pool and outbuilding, timber trees and century old oaks outlining the estate borders and ensuring total privacy. The major road, the highway A1, is 7 km away, while in about half an hour drive it is possible to reach some of the most enchanting Tuscan cities such as Cortona (21 km), Montepulciano (23 km), Asciano (28 km) and Arezzo (32 km). At the same distance there are the beautiful typical Val d'Orcia landscapes and Lake Trasimeno bordering Umbria and Tuscany. Florence is less than one hour drive (86 km) while Rome (180 km) is 1 hour and 45 minutes drive. The main Airports are Perugia S. Egidio (65 km), Florence (116 km), Pisa (180 km) and Rome Fiumicino (228 km). Foiano della Chiana railway station is 3 km away from the villa.
Description of buildings The property consists of 2 buildings, the manor villa and the outbuilding totalling a surface of 861 gross sqm.
Manor villa The Manor dwelling develops on three levels plus cellars with a total surface of 718 gross sqm. on the ground floor a wide entrance hall hosts the staircase leading to the upper floors. On the right of the entrance there are four large halls with kitchen, dining room, living-room and studio. On the left there is a bedroom and a double bathroom.
The upper floor is the noble floor hosting the manor dwelling, featuring decorated ceilings and consisting of small sitting area adjoining a wide living-room, kitchen, three bedrooms and three bathrooms.
The upper floor hosts the sleeping area consisting of five bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Two cellars on the basement floor complete the property.
Outbuilding The building near the pool has a surface of 239 gross sqm divided between 96 sqm of the basement floor with garage and cellar and 413 sqm of the ground floor with 2 independent apartments each one composed of living room area with kitchen, two bedrooms, bathroom and storeroom.
Condition The villa has been restored respecting its original structure and keeping, if possible, the period materials. The rooms are wide with high ceilings (also on the ground floor) and some of them are decorated. At present the property is rented for holidays on a weekly basis and it is kept in perfect conditions. Outdoor space The 5.000 sqm park is finished with sandstone paved alleys and hedges. It spreads around the villa with a wide plane lawn shadowed by century old oaks near the 8x16mt pool, ideal location for al fresco dining or to host events and parties.
Usage and potential Villa Uguccione is an interesting property solution for people searching a charming home comfortable to live in thanks to its private but not isolated location, well connected both to the centre of town and to the highway. The period noble villa with its imposing but sober structure places itself on a superior level compared to the more common stone farmhouses boasting an elegant image enhanced by the century old park. Several halls and 13 bedrooms (villa and outbuilding) grant the property a great accommodation potentiality either as cultural centre or as board property to host meetings and events.