Are you dreaming to move to Italy, maybe in a quiet place, with open views, yet not far from a town?
Are you dreaming for a traditional country villa, restored with original materials but with all comforts?
Are you dreaming to wake up in the morning slowly, with no other noise, except the birds singing and step down to drink a cup of tea under the shade of a portico?
Stop by this wonderfully restored country house near Orvieto – Umbria – and all you want to do is stay here forever.
The house, which dates from the 1800s is set in about 7 hectares of land. It has a mature, garden, orchard, vegetable garden and 7×14 mt infinity pool. The house itself – with a total floor area of about 450 sq. m. – was completely restored in 2009 according to eco-friendly criteria and reusing as much as possible the original materials as the cotto tiles and wood beams for the ceilings and handmade terracotta tiles for the floorings.
The house is stone-built and it develops on 2 floors divided as follows:
On the ground floor there are 2 marvelous salons: one features the typical barrel vaults of the old stables; in the other one there’s a magnificent fireplace, which can warm you up on cold winter evenings.
The fully equipped kitchen is very spacious and it features an original big fireplace, formerly used to cook food for the family. From the kitchen, passing through a small room, you can exit out to the big portico, where you can place a table to eat out with your family and friends.
On this floor there’s also a spacious bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a guest bathroom.
The first floor is accessible both internally and from a beautiful external staircase. Here you’ll find an exquisite living room with fireplace, 3 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a suite, featuring a very spacious double bedroom, a studio and a bathroom. From all bedrooms, you can enjoy a lovely view over the verdant countryside of region Umbria.
Both floors of the house are characterized by that rustic yet elegant essence that distinguishes the country houses renovated with taste and style.
Here there’s a storage and a useful laundry room.
The house is in excellent structural condition and perfectly maintained. To make your dream come true, you’ll need only a turn of the key in the lock, then you can officially start your new, exciting life.
The property enjoys several annexes:
Annex 1: it’s a very spacious storage where you can keep all your gardening tools. It is also accommodating the pumps room for an underground water tank and the heating station.
Annex 2: a second storage, useful to store all the pool’s equipment, like sunbeds and umbrellas. Here there are also a cellar and grottos.
Annex 3: it’s a metal shed.
The property is surrounded by a 7 hectares land, of which 2 hectares are fenced. 4 hectares are planted with alfalfa. The rest is garden, orchard with several kind of fruits and a vegetable garden, so you can pick and eat your own organic food.
In the most panoramic area of the garden, there’s a wonderful 7×14 mt infinity pool with salt system. Just imagine sitting around by the pool luxuriating with a cool drink in your hands, especially when the sun starts going down and the sky gets all red…
The house is located in the midst of the peaceful Umbrian hills, in a pristine place that will make you relive the rhythms of nature, ideal for spending quality time away from the city rhythms.
The location is very private: you can reach the house driving through a 600 mt white road. By the way, the first town with services is just 2,5 kms away and beautiful Orvieto is 10 kms from the house (about 15 minutes by car). This means that you can enjoy a city life easily and every time you want: in Orvieto you can find typical restaurants and osterias, cinemas, theatre, you can enjoy art and cultural events or you can just have a walk along the town’s alleys, that now have a medieval look, but whose roots go back to Etruscan times.
Why Buy It
The first reason why to choose this house is also the first reason that catches the eye: its beautiful look, made such by a restoration that respected its origins and its intrinsic characteristics.
It can be enjoyed as a holiday home, where to host your friends and family or as a private home to make your right move to Italy and radically change your lifestyle. It could be also used as a rental property to get an income: you could rent out the whole property or – thanks to its internal division – you may live in the north wing of the house, while renting the bedrooms located in the south wing.
Profit is guaranteed with this house: millions of people every year are visiting Orvieto and Umbria in general. Many of them look for properties like this, where they can stay and experience life. From here, tourists can easily reach unique Civita Di Bagnoregio and Lake Bolsena in region Lazio, Tuscany, Todi and other tourist destinations in and out of Umbria. In case of resale, such properties in such locations, always keep a high resale value.