Real estate for sale - Country houses
Magnificent restored 5-bedroom farmhouse with infinity pool and 9 ha of land near Montone
This stunning property for sale is composed of an ancient watchtower around which a farmhouse has been built, all set in over 9 ha of private land. It nestles on a hillside in the green Umbrian countryside, just minutes from the quaint medieval town of Montone, which sits dominantly on a hill and gives this corner of Umbria a unique character.
Surrounded by lawns, olive trees, woodland and a mountainous horizon, anyone staying at Casa Luminosa will treasure the magnificent views and the special sense of peace and tranquillity.
The country house has been lovingly restored by its current owners to an exceptionally high standard and furnished in a modern, elegant style that blends seamlessly with the old wooden beamed ceilings and traditional stone walls. The lighting of the interior has been carefully designed to create an intimate yet airy space.
There are four bedrooms in total, two of which are suites with private bathrooms and their own outdoor space. There is also a further tower room which can be used as an additional sleeping accommodation and a studio which can be converted into a further single/double sofa bed bedroom if required.
Next to the infinity pool with its spacious sun terrace area and wonderful views over the surrounding countryside, is situated a pool house. This stone building has also been renovated, it only needs finishing inside, whether as a summer kitchen, gym, spa or studio.
The main house is entered through the main front door into a spacious entrance hall. Some steps lead down to a TV-room and further steps lead into a large and bright living room with French doors, framing the lovely countryside views. An open fireplace enhances the atmosphere of this delightful room.
The living room leads into a fully equipped, eat-in kitchen with breakfast bar and all modern appliances, including two electric ovens, a five-burner gas cooker, a large refrigerator, a dishwasher and a double sink. Floor to ceiling French windows give access to the alfresco dining area and offer breathtaking views across the valley and of the sunset. The medieval hilltop village of Montone whose bells can be heard in the distance can also be seen from here.
The kitchen gives access to two separate dining-sitting areas: an outdoor terrace and a covered loggia with a barbecue and seating for up to twelve people.
Next to the kitchen is a large pantry/laundry room with direct access to the garden.
Off the main entrance hall, there is also a small study and the first master bedroom suite with large double bedroom, private terrace, open plan dressing with bath tub and separate shower room and toilet.
The first floor, reached by an internal staircase, has two large bedrooms and two bathrooms. Down the hallway is the principal master suite with its own walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom with freestanding bathtub and large open shower. There are no fewer than six windows in the master bedroom, making it exceptionally light and airy. There is a traditional working fireplace and French doors leading to a private terrace which can also be reached the original external staircase.
Off the walk-in wardrobe, a spiral staircase leads to the tower room which can be used with futons for additional sleeping, meditation, gymnastics or as a study.
All bedrooms have ceiling fans and the possibility of installing air conditioning is already provided.
Casa Luminosa is ideal for friends or families looking for a getaway with style, beauty and tranquillity. Whether you are enjoying a swim in the infinity pool, sipping a glass of fine Italian wine in one of the many outdoor seating areas, or simply relaxing after a busy day exploring the picturesque medieval villages and towns, you are guaranteed to experience unforgettable moments.
Montone, awarded one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, is approximately 5 minutes from the house and offers a very good selection of restaurants. It has two delightful bars situated on the piazza together with several local shops. There is also a post office, chemist, doctor and a dentist. Umbertide is the nearest larger town with several supermarkets as well as restaurants and bars.
Distances: Montone 2.2 km, Umbertide 8 km, Città di Castello 20 km, Perugia 38 km, Lake Trasimeno 40 km, Assisi 50 km, Adriatic coast (beaches) 95 km. Perugia Airport can be reached in about 30 minutes (35 km), Florence in about 2 h (133 km) and Rome in 2,5 h (200 km).