About this property
Majestic restored Tuscan house for sale with guest cottage, pool, orchards and olive groves set in a commanding position with far reaching views. Situated close to the beautiful, genuine Tuscan town of Sansepolcro which has events throughout the year and many wonderful bars, restaurants and shops.
There are two dwellings; a majestic main house and a second cottage which has been converted into two separate guest apartments, one with two bedrooms, the other with 1 making a total of 8 bedrooms. At full capacity the estate can accommodate 18.
Embellishing the property is a pool, gardens with lovely mature planting and sweeping lawns, a golf practice range, an orchard yielding a variety of fruit across the season and an olive grove. All of which is set in approximately 11 hectares of partially fenced land. In all a grand residence with beautiful grounds, land and views - private yet close to a town.
The property is 4.1km from the centre of Sansepolcro and is accessed from the main road via a well maintained and easy 1.3 km. white road which cuts through beautiful countryside to the electric gates.
The main house has a splendid open plan reception and dining room with barrel vaulted ceilings partially partitioned and offers separate seating spaces. In the centre of the room there is an impressive fireplace with wood store. The dining area leads to the fully equipped kitchen with Bosch and Smeg appliances, a gas hob, dishwasher and French doors to the garden and charming, relaxing hut. Off the kitchen there is a useful study/office area with further French doors leading to a small covered porch and from there to a very practical utility room where the boiler, washing machine and tumble dryer are housed. There is also a very large sink. In addition there is a covered terrace as well as a covered barbecue area with pizza oven.
From the ground floor, stairs lead to the first floor landing, off which there is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room. From the landing there is a through room with a grand fireplace and from there a further two double bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms.
From the landing another stone staircase leads to two rooms and one shower room in the attic space with useful further storage areas in the eaves.
The guest cottage is across the gravelled parking area and contains two separate apartments each with two bedrooms. The larger of the two has a spacious sitting room with stone fireplace and three French doors opening onto the terrace and the swimming pool beyond. From the reception room a few stairs lead to a large, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, gas hob, oven and dining area with French doors. Further steps lead to the second floor with two bathrooms, one with shower, the other with a bath and two double bedrooms all accessed from a corridor.
The second apartment is smaller but has a fully fitted kitchen with eating area, two bedrooms and a bathroom. There is a storage area accessed from the patio which houses the pool pump.
The pool is surrounded by paving and has a lovely gazebo for resting from the sun. It is separated from the guest cottage by a fence with gate for safety with planting.
Both houses benefit from gas central heating via radiators, fan coil cooling, mains water and insect screens. The property has three wells and a underground cement cistern storing 10,000 litres of water which supply the automatic sprinkler system. The LPG gas tank is buried in the grounds.
The property has a commanding position with beautiful views and offers cleverly spaced and considerable accommodation. The property has an alarm system with camera surveillance as well as security lights. Located in southern Tuscany, on the borders with Umbria, it is an ideal base for exploring both regions. The Tuscan cities of Florence, Siena and Arezzo are within easy reach, as are the splendours of Assisi and Perugia in Umbria.
Sansepolcro is a beautiful, lively Tuscan Borgo full of lovely restaurants and shops. The main square and street play host to many wonderful events throughout the year. The glorious architecture, twice weekly markets and numerous cafes make Sansepolcro a delightful town to live in. Situated on the upper reaches of the Tiber river, the town is the birthplace of the painters Piero della Francesca, Raffaellino del Colle (a pupil of Raphael), Santi di Tito, and Angiolo Tricca. It was also the birthplace of the Italian mathematician Luca Pacioli, and of Matteo Cioni, who translated into Latin Piero della Francesca's treatise about perspective in painting (De Prospectiva Pingendi).
It is the home of Buitoni pasta, founded by Giulia Buitoni in 1827.
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