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6 bedroom villa for sale

Italy - Piedmont, Asti, Moncalvo


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Key features:

  • Character
  • Conservatory
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Pool
  • Spacious
  • Views

Full description:

"La Cascina del Tartufo" is a prestigious Piedmont-Monferrato farmstead of the end of nineteenth century, finely restored, immersed in tranquility of the green hills of Monferrato. This great property consists of a charming luxury villa born from the restoration of a typical Piedmont farmhouse of 510 sqm, a beautiful private swimming pool of 40 sqm and 16 ha of land, renowned for the production of high-priced white truffle of Monferrato. Far away from the city noise, at the "Cascina del Tartufo" you can enjoy great views of the surrounding valleys, rich in forests, fields and vineyards, typical for this area.
The farmhouse is spread over the courtyard in "L" shape; it was built as a single house and divided into 3 units, in addition to a studio-apartment, located on the ground floor with separate entrance, but internally connected with the rest of the property; this apartment can be used as a caretaker's or study, consisting of a room with fireplace, furnished with a double sofa bed, a kitchenette and a large bathroom with double sink, shower, toilet, bidet and washing machine.
To maintain the typical characteristics of the ancient Piedmont farmhouses, this property was renovated with the highest quality standards, with luxury finishing, like window frames by «Capoferri di Adrara San Martino» - one of the most prestigious brands in the world (made of sliding shatterproof glass doors), floors of sycamore and teak wood and typical original recovered "cotto" floors. The project also reflects the environmental sustainability criteria, with the presence of three large solar panels of last generation and two wells for the external irrigation. The farmhouse is also fully furnished with antique and modern furniture. Outside there is a courtyard of 350 sqm, open to the property's fields, situated in the distance of a small stream and two porches / verandas of 53 sqm and 26 sqm, in addition to the large fenced garden of about 800 sqm.
The courtyard (paved with porcelain stoneware tiles, similar to the old Piedmont terracotta stoneware tiles, by the famous company Atlas Concorde di Sassuolo, resistant to frost and vehicular pass) and the garden is accessed through a sliding automatic door in Lebanon cedar of great value and functionality (Capoferri patent). The property is south-west facing and then, increasingly sunny from sunrise to sunset.
Energy class E, I.P.E. 300,39 kWh/m2.

"La Cascina del Tartufo" is located on the border between the provinces of Alessandria and Asti, in a small valley, nestled by the sun and surrounded by gentle sloping hills towards Po di Casale, well viewed from every corner of the property's land, in Santuario di Crea. In this area you can travel by ecological trails through the hills and marvelous landscapes, visit the famous wine cellars, typical "infernot Monferrato", enjoy dishes made with white truffles, go horse riding and mountain biking.
The property, with its integrity and homogeneity, is inserted in the buffer zone of "Sacro Monte di Crea", a part the World Heritage sites since 2003, called "Sacri Monti di Piemonte e Lombardia". Moreover, from June 22, 2014, UNESCO recognized the outstanding universal value of this place, by inserting the area of the property in the buffer zone of the 50th Italian World Heritage sites "I Paesaggi vitivinicoli del Piemonte: Langhe - Roero e Monferrato" for the particular beauty and sweetness of the landscape and the territory that is characterized by the presence of vines, historically attested in Piedmont, which produce high quality wines renowned worldwide. This processing harmoniously articulates in a myriad of historic farmsteads and scattered rural settlements, dedicated to agricultural activities, like "La Cascina del Tartufo", a rare example of respectful building restoration precisely keeping the character of "authenticity and integrity", fundamentally recognized by UNESCO as a site to preserve and hang down to future generations.
Nearby, there is an old medieval center of Moncalvo, the historic capital of Monferrato Palaeologo, hosting throughout the year many cultural and gastronomic events, including the Fair of white truffle and the Fat Ox in autumn and Blu Notti Blues in summer.

- Alba 55km
- Acqui Terme 67km
- Casale Monferrato 24km
- Asti 27km
- Alexandria 37km
- Turin 78km
- Milan 123km
- Genoa 129km
- Serravalle Scrivia (Serravalle Designer Outlet) 80km
- Switzerland (Lugano) 176km
- France (Frejus) 176km

- Turin Caselle 73km
- Milan Malpensa 119km
- Genoa 121km
- Linate 149km
- Orio al Serio 164km

Golf Club:
- Margara Golf Club (36 holes) 25km
- Villa Carolina Golf Club (36 holes) 76km
- Golf Feudo di Asti (18 holes) 25km

"La Cascina del Tartufo" - This name comes from the land of this beautiful property, rich with abundant and precious white truffles that offer an opportunity of excellent income. This prestigious property, located on the beautiful hills of Monferrato, is constituted from an old Piedmont-Monferrato farmhouse of the end of nineteenth century. Finely restored, with an area of 510 sqm, spread on two levels with "L"-shaped planimetric distribution, it can be used as a single dwelling or divided into 4 units, composed as followed:

Apartment 1: Apartment of 150 sqm is composed of 9 rooms: entrance hall / stairs (sliding door), kitchen, utility room / basement, bathroom, living room, vaulted master bedroom with large bathroom and double bedroom with bathroom.
There are vaulted ceilings, dated back to the end of the nineteenth century (in the large kitchen with designs bricks depicting the flowers of life) and floor in cotto on the ground floor. The front door (sliding glass door) opens to the entrance / staircase leading to the sleeping area on the first floor. The entrance hall leads to the large kitchen with fireplace, from which you can reach a large under-the-stairs closet accessing a bathroom (toilet, bidet and washbasin). Next to the kitchen fireplace there is a door leading to the spacious living-dining room with a large sliding glass window facing the courtyard. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms. On the right of the staircase there is a double bedroom with sycamore maple floor and a large bathroom with double sinks and a hydromassage bath with shower; on the left there is a small door given an access to a dressing room / linen storage and, through a trap door with a folding ladder in the ceiling, to an attic, where there is another double bedroom with a private little bathroom with sink, toilet and bidet and a shower room, paved in slate.

Apartment 2: 25 sqm - disposed on a single level (ground floor - sliding access door) - studio, with fireplace, kitchenette and bathroom with double sinks. This apartment can be actually used by a caretaker but it is connected with apartment 1 and used as a studio, being an additional bedroom.

Apartment 3: Apartment of 55 sqm consists of 5 rooms: living room, kitchen, dressing room, bedroom and bathroom. Ceilings are with wooden trusses and the larger part of flooring is in cotto, except the master bedroom which is in in a sycamore wood. The armored entrance door in oak (Capofrri patent, as in apartment 4) is opened to the south-lit living room with a large sliding glass door that leads to a terrace overlooking the internal courtyard and surrounding hills. From the living room you can go to a room used as a small kitchen, through which you can access a dressing room with laundry area. The bedroom (with wooden floor) is also illuminated by a large glass sliding door, overlooking the hills of Monferrato, which is positioned in front of the double bed. The bathroom, with teakwood floors, is furnished with a sink, toilet, bidet and bath with shower. This apartment is connected to the apartment 1, on the first floor, by a soundproof door between the double bedroom of the apartment 1 and master bedroom of the apartment 3.
Apartment 4: The 50-sqm apartment consists of 4 rooms - living room / kitchen, dressing room, bedroom and bathroom. Here we can also find ceilings with wooden trusses and flooring in cotto. The front door opens to the south-facing living room also illuminated through a large sliding glass door that leads to a small balcony overlooking the internal courtyard and surrounding hills. The kitchen is north-facing. From dressing room with laundry you enter a bedroom and a bathroom with hydromassage shower, paved with teak. The room is also illuminated by a large glass sliding door, overlooking the hills of Monferrato, which is positioned in front of the double bed.
The farmhouse is completed with two large porches, 53 sqm and 26 sqm, with utility annex (equipped with highly technological and powerful boiler), overlooking a covered loggia of 20 sqm from where the iron-stone staircase is leading upstairs.
Outside, in addition to the beautiful swimming pool of 40 sqm, we can find a beautiful green area with a porch for children games and a gym, as well as a rustic area for barbecue. The whole area of ​​the garden and of the swimming pool is equipped with LED lighting system. External lighting devices of the farmstead and of the driveway gates are also led, served by the Guzzini Company, as well as interior lighting fixtures of low consumption. The property is surrounded by 16 ha of land - 5 ha of forest (2.5 of which - white pine) and 11 ha of arable land (with 35 fruit trees: apple, pear, peach, apricot, medlar, plum, apple quince, peri quince, hazel, cherry) - "lying" in contiguous and harmonious way around a small sunny valley, surrounded by the gentle hills, typical for the Piedmont countryside.
The center of the valley, favored by the perfect combination of climate and quality soil, is ideal for the cultivation of vegetables (famous "square Asti pepper", thistle hunchback and asparagus) or for the planting of highly prestigious vineyards and high quality production, such as white truffles.
There are also two artesian wells that provide water for external irrigation and for the adjacent swimming pool.

Superficie Utile: (380|netsurface)
Vani: (13|rooms)
Camere: (6|bedrooms)

State of repair:
In a process of recovering the lodges were upgraded with large windows for low external temperatures, all with lift-slide oak window frames with electric mosquito nets (patent Capoferri); was installed a new thermal system fueled by LPG and assisted by solar thermal panels, were remade all the thermal and plumbing systems (all rooms are prepared for the installation of air-conditioning equipment and in the master bedroom of the apartment # 4, as it is more exposed, the air conditioning is already installed), were recovered the perimeter walls and roofs, adapting to the current regulations of environmentally friendly energy saving.
The original tiled and maple wood floors as well as ancient bricks were also recovered, including 6 new bathrooms equipped with tubs and / or showers with a hydromassage.
The entire building is equipped with burglar alarm system, automatically connected to surveillance and police office.
The farmhouse is also fully furnished with luxury finishings and antique furniture. On the backside of the farmhouse, for its whole length, there is interspace, accessible by an iron door located on the east side of the property, used as storage. At the swimming pool there is a small wooden house used for the storage of equipment. This compartment is also used as a tool shed and is ready for the installation of an outdoor shower.
Alongside the perimeter of the garden to the outer courtyard there are five water intakes for outdoor irrigation. In the garden, among the various species of plants, there is a Gingo Biloba tree of Siberian origin, the only example in this area.

All utilities are present at the property.
Water supply is guaranteed by municipal waterworks, as well as by two artesian wells, while the heating system is powered by LPG boiler. On the roof of the farmhouse there are three large solar panels of last generation that, from May to October, allow not to use the LPG boiler. The farm is equipped with wi-fi internet connection.

Land registry details:
As for town planning, the farmstead was built before 1967 and later was restored according to regular concessions / building permits (2012/13). From the cadastral point of view, the property is regularly registered at the Catasto Fabbricati in the category D / 10 as agriculture building. Therefore, it is not subject to IMU taxation.
Land is regularly registered at the Land Registry.
The farmstead is also identified as agritourism (holiday house for weekly tourist rentals without any additional services if not required). The farmstead can still be expanded by further 250 sqm. Considering the property of great historical, agricultural and environmental interest, any work to be performed, is subject to reduced VAT rate of 10%.

Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations:
The property is owned by a Simple Agricultural Company.
There are not:
- Development agreements or others;
- Positive and negative easements;
- Acts of obligation;
- Constraints;
- Pre-emption rights;

Potential Land Use:
Charming farmhouse, now a farm, can be used as a perfect private luxury residence to spend holidays in one of the most beautiful areas of Monferrato. Currently the property is inserted to the most important tourist rental circuits, with excellent profitability, both as an Agritourism residence or as a detached villa with a swimming pool (therefore it has preferential tax regime with VAT rate of 10% and payment of 5%).
The property is also suitable for those who want to buy a beautiful property with a large area and convenient spaces.

This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Città di Torino (INTERNATIONAL), 30.8 miles
  • Milano (Malpensa) (INTERNATIONAL), 46.3 miles
  • Cristoforo Colombo (INTERNATIONAL), 52.6 miles
  • Linate (LOCAL), 56.7 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

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Via Piana, 15 – 53040, San Casciano dei Bagni, fraz. Palazzone (SI) Italy
03339 395507  Local call rate
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