5 Bedroom House For Sale
A contemporary stone home with a historic ancestry, skillfully restored from a 17thC farmhouse and located between Todi and Orvieto; an area considered to be one of the most beautiful in Umbria.
Set on a hilly position with stunning views over an enchanting valley, the estate consists of a 5 bedroom, 4+1 bathroom stone house of approximately 352 sq. mt on 2 floors, with 3 reception rooms, a 5 x 10 m swimming pool with stone paved wisteria gazebo and lounge.
The native landscaped garden with flowery borders and indigenous trees has 3 pergolas covered by lush wisterias, one of which is 650 sq. ft and believed to be 150 years old. The home has a courtyard with charming stone paths that underline the authenticity of the location. The property includes 2 ha of land with 37 olive trees and 4 ha of forest.
There is a traditional quality to this antique farmhouse, the interiors are enriched by exposed stone walls painted with a light plaster to make them whiter, with chestnut beamed ceilings and terracotta floor tiles originally from a 12C castle. There are 11 doors that were purchased from an abandoned monastery; these massive doors, constructed in walnut or chestnut wood, date back to the 14thC and 17thC and were incorporated into the restoration of this home. All elements were recovered from either a Renaissance castle or an abandoned monastery.
A 'pietra serena' fireplace in one of the two living rooms still bares the marks where soldiers sharpened their swords. All these prestigious period architectural elements and accessories create a timeless elegance and a 14C undisputed style.
The U-shaped home creates a central sunny courtyard, an outdoor living room where many of the rooms and doors face. They are airy with bright interiors thanks to the countless windows and 11 glass doors that let in the light and create movement from inside to outside in this home.
You enter through the dining room, connected by steps down into the double reception room with a magnificent antique fireplace. The kitchen is new and fully equipped with white lacquer cupboards and Carrara marble countertops. There is a huge 17thC fireplace for warmth and grilling meat. There is independent access to the front courtyard from the kitchen as well as a sliding door in the ground floor bedroom. Of the 5 large bedrooms, 3 are en-suite and one bedroom has a large private terrace (56 sqm) from which you can enjoy the majesty of the valley below.
No EPC available for this property
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