Città della Pieve,

Umbria, Italy

18th Century restored

Tuscan farmhouse

€142,000 - 1/6th fractions 

Key features

8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms  ▪  Classic Tuscan panoramic views  ▪  10m x 5m swimming pool with terraces  ▪  Extensive grounds of 2.8 acres  ▪  Olive grove       ▪  Close to Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site  

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This late 18 century Tuscan home is located between Città della Pieve and Cetona on the border between Tuscany and Umbria in Il cuore verde d’Italia -  “the Green Heart of Italy”, known for its serene landscapes and hilltop towns. 

 

Situated on a hill in a position of complete privacy but without being isolated, the property has 360 degrees views taking in 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 line are just fifteen minuets away so the whole of the country is within easy reach. Perugia airport is just1 hour away.

Renovated in 2001 as an ‘agritourismo’ with 8 bedrooms all with shower en-suites on the 1st floor & 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 to access the Tv aerial, wi-fi dish and roof, forming a large storage area accessed by integral folding stairs from the upper landing. Certified new wiring, mains water and a 2000 litre reservoir for the house, LPG gas central heating were installed. Keeping the original oak beams and brick arch features and adding a 10m x 5m in-ground swimming pool & water storage from gutters for the garden.

A further upgrade in 2006 included solid wood double-glazing with integral fly-screens & internal wooden shutters, metal security grills on downstairs windows, & wood-faced security doors. The 1st floor was converted into 5 double & 1 single en-suite bedrooms with kitchenette as a self-catering apartment, accessible by the original external staircase and internal stairs. Additionally a bio-mass central heating and hot water system was installed, ADSL -Wi-Fi, and considerable improvements to the surrounding grounds including a pergola dining area, BBQ and wooden gazebo were added. The property was deregulated from business in 2012 and reverted into the large comfortable 435 sq.m home it is today with D energy rating.

The property offers flexible accommodation for a large family or 2 separate families. 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 & 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 (80 minutes), Orvieto (50 minutes), and Rome and Florence (both 1 hour 45 minutes) 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.

Fractional ownership arrangements:

Six fractions are being offered for €162,500 each giving 8 weeks annual use. Purchasers can buy as many fractions as they like. Rental options are available. Please enquire for further details including the buying procedure, usage rights and property management arrangements.

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