What at first sight may seem another ordinary farmhouse will reveal its true colours to those giving it a closer look! Thanks to its ancient roots and a wonderful renovation job this is much more than just a home. It showcases beautiful old features and large spaces as well as enough rooms to actually explore the abode. This is definitely a one of a kind home that boast an excellent and exciting mix of ancient and modern! The keywords for this property are:
This ancient and unique residence has been renovated following and enhancing its original characteristics. It was first built as an ancient medieval tower which then was transformed into a church and subsequently a fortress. The renovation was done with excellent skill and taste. The facade and curious round tower walls on the sides which are still easy to recognise as original. For the work local and traditional materials were used such as stone for the exteriors and lintels, wooden beams and joists for the structural and internal parts. Everything was renovated or build following the current anti-seismic regulations and also according to the most modern needs of liveability and sustainability.
The house spreads out over two levels and has outdoor access from both. The ground floor features large open spaces for living and sitting rooms, the kitchen as well as a bedroom. The huge fireplace and a barrel vaulted ceiling are nice eye catchers. The first floor offers another 4 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms with at the center a spacious sitting room. Though the home has a slightly introverted character it is definitely designed to become a superb family treasure. In addition to the main house it is possible to construct an outbuilding of 40 square meters.
The listing price is for the building in its current state. The finishes are to be completed and can be personalised. Windows, doors, floor, as well as all other fixtures and finishes, the kitchen and heating system will have to be added. We will gladly provide estimates upon request.
For those wishing to increase their investment there is the interesting possibility of purchasing two other properties, conceptually and aesthetically similar to the one proposed and adjacent to it.
From the main road a recently built and perfectly maintained gravel road leads to the house. Passing a ridge flanked by tall cypress trees you can enjoy a spectacular panorama just about everywhere. The land develops around the building and covers approx. 7.7 ha. The hillside is facing and sloping south, shielding the property from the north in the wintertime. The gravel road leads down and turns with an ample curve below and towards the house. Part of the driveway has been lined with plants. A project has already been prepared for the creation and customisation of the garden and swimming pool. The property is served by well water and electricity from an underground power line.
The property is located in the very reserved yet exclusive area called the Nestore valley at only a short distance from Tuscany. The main services are just 5 km from the property located in the village of Morra. Città di Castello, the largest municipality in the area is 15 km away. Montone, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy is nearby as well at 15 km. Perugia offers the nearest international airport at about 45 km. Cortona is a famous little town in Tuscany that is 30 km away whereas Lake Trasimeno lies at 60 km distance.
Should you require additional information or like to plan a visit then please get in touch. We will gladly assist you in any way we can.
Magdalena & Caroline