Umbria - Restored Luxury Farmhouse For Sale Amelia
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- 10 bedrooms
- 8 bathrooms
Property descriptionOn the hills of Umbria, a short distance from Amelia, this beautiful farmhouse with medieval tower and guesthouse offers a total of 790 sqm of surface and 10 bedrooms. The quiet and private location, together with the pool and the ample outdoor spaces, makes the property suitable both as a private luxury residence and a potential luxury accommodation business. Not far from Amelia, in a private and quiet position amidst the Umbrian countryside, renovated luxury farmhouse with medieval tower, dependance and Infinity pool. Not far from a small town capable of offering all the services (5km; 10), the farmhouse allows easily moving throughout the many towns of Umbria and Lazio: Amelia (13km; 20), Narni which inspired C. S. Lewis for its masterwork The Chronicles of Narnia (15km; 20), Terni (25km; 25), the medieval town of Spoleto (52km; 50) and Todi (56km; 45), Rieti (59km; 50), the beautiful Orvieto (66km; 55), Montefalco with its famous wine Sagrantino (67km; 1h), Civita di Bagnoregio (68km; 1h), Bolsena on the shores of the homonym lake (73km; 1h 5), the Etruscan town of Perugia (94km; 1h 10), the unrivaled Rome (95km; 1h 20) and the Franciscan shrine of Assisi (96km; 1h 20). Terni, in particular, offers golf courts, a horse-riding facility, a private airport and facilities where one can take part in parachuting and hang-gliding. The most convenient airports to reach the property are Perugia SantEgidio (95km; 1h 10), Roma Ciampino (108km; 1h 15), Roma Fiumicino (123km; 1h 20), Grosseto Falconara (170km; 2h 15) and Ancona Falconara (202km; 2h 30). DESCRIPTION OF THE FARMHOUSES The master farmhouse (626 sqm 6,736 sqft, 8 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms) is laid out onto four floors and include a beautiful medieval stone tower, still visible, which houses a nice bedroom and a panoramic terrace on the rooftop. - Basement: keepers apartment made up of entrance hall, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The basement also houses the old cellars, preserved in their original look with rib vaults, and a laundry room. - Ground floor: entrance hall, ample living room, kitchen, dining room, two studios, two closets, technical room, bathroom, master bedroom with two en-suite bathrooms and an ample walk-in closet downstairs, double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. From one of the studios one can reach the windowed gallery above (25 sqm 269 sqft). - First floor: landing leading to a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Going on, another passage room leads to a second bedroom with children playroom, bathroom and kitchenette. - Second floor: fascinating bedroom with passageway and bathroom, the room offers the best view in the property. On the rooftop of the tower is located a beautiful 19-sqm panoramic terrace, while at the end of the house one can find a garage with firewood storage. The house is fitted with several ample pergolas and loggias for a total of roughly 91 sqm of covered surface. The guesthouse (164 sqm 1,764 sqft, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom) is laid out onto two floors instead and houses, next to the storage rooms, a residential unit made up of kitchen with fireplace, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The property is then completed by a technical room serving the house (36 sqm 387 sqft) and a technical room (18 sqm 194 sqft) for the pool systems. STATE AND FINISHES The medieval tower at the center of the building is the original and most ancient core of the property, around which the whole complex subsequently developed. The owners lived for several years in Southern America, United States, China and Rome and after many years of work have found this ruin with a wonderful view over the surrounding valleys and forests, a place considered by many a heavenly location. The property has been finely restored and renovated, carefully preserving the original historic features of the building, such as original terracotta floors and wooden beams. Particularly noteworthy are the rooms of the old cellars, finely preserved in their original shape, with visible stone walls and ancient terracotta floors. The medieval tower, finely restored and nowadays housing a nice panoramic bedroom, can be reached via a newly-realized staircase anchored inside a second tower purposely built to grant an easier access to the old tower. The whole property is secured by an alarm system while a photovoltaic system (up to 30 kWh) provides all the electric energy needed. EXTERNAL AREA The property is made up of roughly 3.0 hectares of land, mainly covered by a well-maintained flowered garden dotted by fruit trees and fitted with an irrigation system. Not far from the buildings is located the beautiful 15 x 6 m Infinity swimming pool with paved solarium and dressing room. USE AND POTENTIAL USES The property, thanks to the many bedrooms available, could be used as both a private luxury home and an accommodation business. The latter option is made easier by the presence of a swimming pool and the vicinity to many of the most known and interesting towns of Umbria and Lazio. Whats more, the apartment in the guesthouse or the one currently used by the keepers could be inhabited by the owners as a private residence while renting out the other bedrooms in the property.
-, Amelia, Terni, Italy
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