Real estate for sale - Country houses
Umbrian country estate with annexe, garden and pool in a panoramic south facing location
This carefully renovated Umbrian country estate dates back to the 17th century and is composed of a main country house, an annexe building, a pool and a Mediterranean garden with cypress trees, olive trees, laurel hedges, and lavender and rosemary walkways. The extraordinary unspoiled panoramic south facing location with easy access to several popular towns and landmarks in Umbria makes this property special. During the restoration many original features have been preserved, reflecting the character and history of the ancient building. The main country house is very nicely organised with many terraces on every level with bright rooms and unobstructed views. The property has attractive terracotta floors, archways, wooden beams and vaulted ceilings throughout. The lower level offers a large fully-fitted custom kitchen with old beams, granite countertops and walls, walk-in pantry and large dining room with beams, fireplace, wood burning stove, and French doors to the lower panoramic terrace. The ground level has a large beamed living room with arches, three terraces with distinct varied panoramic views all the way to Assisi, a large romantic bedroom with en-suite bathroom, fireplace and access to the pool area, a library with floor-to-ceiling wooden bookshelves, a red marble bathroom with tub and separate large shower, and a large laundry room. On the ground level there is also a separate apartment with kitchenette, fireplace, bedroom and bathroom/laundry space. The upper level comprises a second living room with fireplace, which can also be accessed by an external second staircase, three bedrooms with beamed ceilings, a travertine bathroom with tub, and a storage room walk-in closet. The annexe building on two levels is fully restored and in excellent condition, bright and airy with French doors to two terraces. Beamed ceilings, arched window and new wiring and electric fixtures, new plumbing, and guest parking area. The surrounding properties form a friendly neighbourhood with many expatriate families. Distances: Umbertide (all amenities) 9 km; Perugia 22 km; Lake Trasimeno 30 km; Cortona, Assisi: 45-50 km; Arezzo, Todi: 70-75 km. Airports: Perugia 31 km; Ancona 130 km; Florence 166 km; Rome 227 km.