8 bedroom farmhouse for sale with 1 hectares of land, Citta della Pieve, Perugia, Umbria
895,000 EUR 769,700 GBP 984,500 USD
REF: 204446 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 8
- Floor Size: 435 m2
- Plot Size: 1 hectares / 2.47 acres
- Work Required: None
- Swimming Pool
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
- Income Potential
In an elevated position in the countryside which is very private without being isolated, this gorgeous Tuscan villa is located between Citta della Pieve and Cetona, on borders of Tuscany and Umbria. Within walking distance of amenities.
In what is called the 'green heart of Italy' the property dates back to the XVIII century and comes with 360 degree views which include the magnificent Mount Cetona and its valley to the west on the Tuscany side, on the Umbrian side to the east views of Citta delle Pieve.
Easily accessed from the A1 motorway 'Strada del sole' (The Road of the Sun) and the main railway station which are just fifteen minutes away making the whole country accessible. Perugia airport is just one hour away.
Renovated in 2001 it used to run as an 'agriturismo' with 7 bedrooms all with shower en-suites on the 1st floor and owners accommodation, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, 2 large sitting areas, dining area, kitchen, walk-in larder, utility, 2 WC on the ground floor.
A large solid attic with windows, and Velux window to access the TV aerial and roof, forming a large storage area accessed by integral folding stairs from the landing.
New wiring, mains water and a 2000 Lt. reservoir for the house, LPG gas central heating. Keeping the original oak beams and brick arch features and adding a 10m x 5m in-ground swimming pool and water storage from gutters for the garden.
A further upgrade in 2006 included solid wood double-glazing with integral fly-screens and internal wooden shutters, metal security grills on downstairs windows and wood-faced security doors.
The 1st floor was converted into 5 double and 1 single en-suite bedrooms with kitchenette self-catering apartment, accessible by the original external staircase.
Additional bio-mass central heating and hot water system, ADSL -Wi-Fi, and considerable improvements to the surrounding grounds including a pergola dining area, barbecue and wooden gazebo were added.
The property was de-regulated from business in 2012 and reverted into the large comfortable 435m2 home it is today.
The floor plan shows the flexibility of the property to accommodate a large family, 2 separate families or as a commercial undertaking.
Set centrally in almost 1 hectare (2.8 acres) of terraced land, surrounded by oak woodland, privacy is assured and the well-established grounds provide fruit, olives and walnuts in season. There are roses in abundance, lavender hedges, oleanders and a large sunbathing patio surrounding the in-ground swimming pool.
This house is ideally situated as a hub to the principle cities of central Italy, Siena, Abruzzo, Orvieto, Rome, Florence by road or rail. Local amenities within walking distance include garage, post office, bakery, bar restaurant. Banks, supermarkets, hospital, chemist, olive mills and vineyards etc only a few minutes drive away. This property fulfills all the dreams of a traditional rural Italian home.
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