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Unique historical 13th century tower with view on Todi in Umbria
This tower is one of several fortresses and towers in this historically strategic area, built to defend the town of Todi. Its history dates back to the 13th century. It is reported that in the 17th century a scribe from the Vatican chose the tower as his summer residence. The tower is located in a dominant position with a view on Todi and spectacular 360° panoramic views over the surrounding beautiful landscape. The approx. 5,000 m² large property with an old, grown garden is naturally fenced by trees and hedges and surrounded by farmland. A pool can be built in an appropriate part of the garden. The three-storey tower has a total surface of approx. 550 m² and is divided into two main areas, with the main rooms in the tower and each floor being used as a separate unit. The rooms in the tower, especially on the second floor, are magnificent rooms with ceiling heights of up to 4.5 m. The tower and its cultural heritage have been well maintained and preserved by the present owners. The property has a wide range of uses, whether as a representative private residence, divided into several apartments, or as an investment property for rent. The division of the tower into the different levels is as follows: Ground floor: Main entrance with stone staircase to the upper floors, living room, kitchen, lounge, second living room, large bedroom with bathroom and walk-in wardrobe, various service rooms. First floor: Two large living rooms, spacious bedroom with en-suite bathroom, kitchen and another bathroom. Second floor: kitchen, living room, dining room, two large bedrooms, bathroom, shower room. In the side wing we find several storerooms, cellar and toilet on the ground floor, on the first floor there are a bedroom, bathroom and storerooms, on the second floor there is another bedroom. The property is completed by the caretaker's house with entrance hall, bedroom, live-in kitchen, bathroom, terrace, garage and cellar. Distances: The nearest restaurant is only 1 km away, the nearest small village with the most important shops is about 4 km, Todi 6 km distant, Orvieto 34 km, Perugia 45 km, Lago di Bolsena and Lago Trasimeno about 50-60 km. The nearest airports are Perugia with 50 km, Ancona with 156 km, Rome with 160 km, Florence with 200 km.