'Under the Tuscan Sun' Villa goes on the Market

International Listings: Cortona, Italy 

Rodeo Realty Beverly Hills Agent, Michele Blackmon holds one of the most sought after properties of Italian Real Estate, featured in the film, Under the Tuscan Sun. Newly renovated and furnished impeccably, this gated and walled compound is a perfect reflection of the romance and historical beauty and energy of Italian living. The beautiful yellow Villa with the infamous authentic green door and shutters are still present and take you back to the memories of Diane Lane’s walk up the Cortona hillside with a suitcase in hand, ready for her life changing adventure.   
The Villa and Farmhouse dates back to the 16th Century and has been restored to maintain its original integrity, however has been updated for comfort with modern amenities, offering air conditioning, WIFI, exquisite use of travertine and marble throughout, a Hollywood style swimming pool, accents of antique lighting, antiques from around the world, some of which include porcelain painted Capo di Monte fixtures from Sicily and a beautiful Baccarat crystal chandelier. Situated in one of Italy’s oldest Medieval cities, Cortona, a place where every pebble has a history and excavations reveal layer after layer of deeply entrenched Roman and Etruscan life unfolding before your eyes.

The Villa and Farmhouse offers 10 bedrooms, 9.5 baths each room meticulously restored with no expense spared.  The main house presents a beautiful private chapel, formal living and dining room for memorable entertaining.  The gourmet kitchen is wonderfully appointed with top of the line appliances and fixtures. The beautifully situated property features a Medici garden, private lake and bocce court.  The property is approximately 10,000 square feet and well positioned between Rome and Florence. Also, in close proximity to Tuscany’s most beautiful winery’s which boasts to be some of the finest vineyards  in the world, makes this property a dream home for any wine lover. This property is listed for sale at 9.5 million euro and is also available for lease.