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Enchanting home with view of Orvieto

05018 Orvieto, Province of Terni, Italy


For any buyer looking for an enchanting yet comfortable home in a private and captivating setting this is it!  These lovely gates open up to a home with many different elements that together create an irresistible property. Set high on a hill top just outside of Orvieto it offers the following key features:

  • a stunning view of the old city of Orvieto
  • a delightful micro climate
  • a very inviting pool area
  • a house of recent construction but with plenty of authentic charm
  • wonderful playful grounds with a great lay-out

The house

In 2008 this meticulously maintained home was erected at the site of an old farmhouse. Being of recent construction the house is built in compliance with modern seismic safety requirements. At the same time the quirky lay-out as well as the clever use of materials give it an authentic vibe. The outside is clad with natural stone. On the inside the floors are made of high quality cotto tiles and many of the ceilings showcase the in Umbria traditional beams and bricks.
The windows are quite large and the natural light creates bright and pleasant spaces. Various windows frame the view of Orvieto of which on can even distinguish several important buildings among which the cathedral. Between most of the rooms there is some difference in level, mimicking the style of original old homes.

 The grounds

The land spreads out over approximately 1.2 ha. From the gate a short and  level gravel road leads up to the house. To the left lies the pool (6 x 12m) which is surrounded by a sundeck and placed in a lawn. This area is backed by a slightly sloping olive grove which itself is situated below a strip of woods and a huge rock formation. This sheltered position creates a wonderful micro climate allowing roses to bloom even in wintertime.
A nice vegetable garden lies adjacent to the olives and next to the carport. The area directly around the house is paved with natural stone and offers a wonderful terrace outside the living room and studio. Behind the house and towards the view the land slopes down in green terraces opening up the view. Within the property there are two natural springs providing lots of water for the house, pool and garden.

The area

The impressive cathedral and quaint historic center put Orvieto on the map already a long time ago. The city has plenty of shops, nice restaurants, bars  and interesting sites. A spellbinding example is the Orvieto Underground. Parking is easy both in the center as well as at the train station. There are  frequent direct trains to Tuscany and Rome. Orvieto Scalo offers more shopping and access to the A1 motorway.
The area surrounding Orvieto is full of vineyards, rolling fields, and woods. Nearby Lago di Bolsena is the perfect location for a hot summer day. The famous spa at San Casciano dei Bagni is perfect during the colder season. Many interesting cities are within easy reach Todi 40 km, Città della Pieve 50 km and Viterbo 48 km.  The nearest international airport is Perugia 82 km followed by Rome 156 km.

Should you like to have additional information, photo’s or would you like to visit this property? Contact us today and we will be gladly assist you in any way we can.


Caroline – Verdandi

Property Documents

  • City: Orvieto
  • State/county: Terni
  • Zip/Postal Code: 05018
  • Country: Italy


Updated on January 9, 2018 at 10:48 pm

  • Property ID: OPP01
  • Price: asking €600,000
  • Property Size: 174 sq m
  • Land Area: 1.207 ha
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Property Type: Country house
  • Property Status: For Sale

Additional details

  • Energy label: C 81.9 kWh/sqm/annual
  • Alarm system: connected to cell phone
  • Heating : smart with remote control

Floor plans

Lower level

  • Baths: 1

This level consists of a large workshop, a spacious laundry room and full bathroom with shower. A small cantina is cut out of the rocks on which the house is situated. This level can with some minor modifications and when desired be used as independent apartment. A separate space is in use as boiler rooms with water filtering systems.

Ground floor

  • Rooms: 1
  • Baths: 1

The ground floor consists of a queen bedroom with large built-in closets, a full bathroom with shower, an eat-in kitchen with fireplace for cooking, a dining/living room as well as a studio with loft. The loft offers space for two additional single beds.

First floor

  • Rooms: 1
  • Baths: 1

The first floor harbours a queen bedroom with stunning views and lots of closet space as well as a separate full bathroom with shower.

Contact info

Caroline Suzanne van Agteren
Caroline Suzanne van Agteren
+39 0744 190 6592+39 3292447985carolinesuzannevanagteren
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