Are you looking for apartments within a farmhouse near Cortona? Agriturismo Il Maggese offers comfortable period apartments in a traditional 19th century Tuscan villa near Cortona (Arezzo), set in spacious grounds with swimming pool.
Accessible from the Park of Il Maggese there is a pedestrian agricultural nature path with a length of 1 Km. The path leads through the forest, walnut grove, the vineyard, the olive grove, the orchard, and along the river.
Durum wheat produced by the farm "fallow" is beaten and separated from the non-edible parts, using the old machines traditional and retaining all the nutrients and healthy.
The Il Maggese independent apartments are located in the handsome stone-built Villa Ferranti in the small hamlet of Montanare near Cortona. The mid-19th century villa, on a farm estate growing olives and vines, has recently been modernized to include new kitchens and bathrooms, while retaining all its period character.
All four apartments have a wealth of original features and are furnished with antiques. The villa is set in a large garden with swimming pool for the use of guests. Conveniently located a few minutes' walk away, just outside the property, is an excellent restaurant.
The surrounding countryside, dotted with clusters of old farmhouses and oak and chestnut woods, is ideal for walking, cycling and horseback riding. About 10 minutes away by car along an excellent asphalt road are the outskirts of Cortona, a major art-historical centre with numerous buildings and works of art from the Etruscan, medieval and Renaissance periods.
The location of Il Maggese provides easy road access to other parts of Tuscany (Montepulciano and Pienza southwest across the Val di Chiana) and also east to Umbria (Perugia, Assisi). Key sites on the "Piero della Francesca Trail" are within striking distance: Arezzo, San Sepolcro, Monterchi. There is good access to fast road routes to Siena, Florence and Rome.
Leave Valdichiana towards Perugia. Continue to località Pietraia. After Pietraia continue to località Riccio.
At the traffic lights turn left to Cortona. After 3km turn right to Ossaia. After 3Km turn right and continue towards Umbertide/Mercatale.
Continue to Campaccio, Pergo and Montanare. After 200mt turn left and continue along a tree-lined road.
After 100mt turn right to "Maggese".
Leave Cortona and continue towards Camucia. 2km before Camucia, turn left to Umbertide/Mercatale. Continue to Campaccio, Pergo and Montanare.
After 200mt turn left and continue along a tree-lined road. After 100mt turn right to "Maggese".