5 bedroom farm house for sale
Italy - San Casciano dei Bagni, Siena, Tuscany
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The prestigious property for sale is in excellent state of repair, as it was completely renovated in 1996. Therefore, the residence is ready to be fully inhabited by one or more families in the best seasons of the year.
Podere "La Vigna" is located on the border between Tuscany and Lazio, equidistant between the villages of Acquapendente and San Casciano dei Bagni. Siena is about 87 km, Rome 130 km.
Proceno, the Municipality which the property belongs to, being located on a hill about 400 meters above sea level, is the extreme north Municipality of Lazio; it separates the borders of the provinces of Viterbo, Siena and Grosseto, and is surrounded by two rivers: Paglia and Stridolone. It is easy to reach along the historic Via Cassia, by the stretch that links Viterbo with Siena. It is about 20 km from Bolsena Lake and about 30 km from the Monte Amiata and the beautiful Val d'Orcia. Following the highway A1, the Rome-Florence stretch, the recommended exits are: Orvieto, Fabro and Chiusi-Chianciano Terme. The recent years, Proceno is increasingly becoming a popular tourist destination for foreigners from all over the world, both in summer and winter, and therefore, it is an ideal place for those who want to have a relaxing time away from the busy city life.
Podere "La Vigna", being surrounded by the greenery, offers the possibility of long walks in the countryside and along the roads bordering with Stridolone River. Given its geographic location, spending a few days in Proceno, you can also enjoy a trip to the areas of Brunello, visit beautiful towns such as Pienza, Radicofani, Montalcino and San Quirico d'Orcia. Spa lovers will find maximum benefit at the beautiful and famous spa "Fonteverde", located in San Casciano dei Bagni, about 15 minutes drive from the property. The area of Bolsena Lake and surrounding villages are also extremely beautiful.
The prestigious property "La Vigna" has two levels and covers 280 sqm.
- The ground floor comprises an entrance area, a spacious and airy living room with a beautiful fireplace, a large kitchen with a fireplace, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms;
- The first floor is accessible via the internal staircase or via the ancient external staircase placed on one side of the building; it leads to a beautiful covered loggia of 8 sqm. On the first floor, there was kept the old living room with a fireplace, one more kitchen, a utility room, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The dependence, placed next to the main farmhouse, measures 85 sqm and includes a large covered and paved room with an old oven (area is stretched out into the garden and therefore ideal for a pool house construction, with the following possible building of a swimming pool). Just near the dependence, there are other annexes, currently used as warehouses, in a very good state of repair; they can be transformed into a housing unit for guests or friends. The basement of the dependence also includes a large garage for car / machinery of 75 sqm.
The land develops for 1 ha around the building and is completely fenced. The entrance of the property is characterized by a gate, already prepared for the automated opening, and an external area for car maneuvers. The green park is delightful in every its part and is composed of courtyard buildings adorned with tall trees, flower beds and 40 olive trees. The external area is predisposed for the implementation of an irrigation system.
State of repair:
The farmhouse was completely renovated in 1996 and now it is in excellent state of repair and ready to be moved in.
In the process of restoration, there were used mainly the materials of the ancient ruin. The facades of the house are in exposed stone with brick cornices; while the annex was completely plastered and painted. The roofs, waterproof and thermally insulated, are covered with the typical Roman tiles. During the last renovation, it was not possible to retrieve the wooden beams, except in the large and beautiful living room on the first floor of the farmhouse, which is characterized by a beautiful "a capanna" ceiling and a generous volume of ancient walls. All the fixtures such as internal doors, windows and shutters are wooden. The windows in seasoned chestnut wood are equipped with double glazing for better energy containment. The floors are tiled in Castel Viscardo terracotta.
All utilities are present: electricity, water supply, guaranteed by the municipal waterworks + the possibility to draw from a reserve, connected to a local dam + underground tank for rainwater collection (100,000 l.), LPG central heating plus 3 fireplaces in the farmhouse and 2 stoves (wood + pellets).
Land registry details:
This prestigious farmhouse in Tuscany, as all our properties for sale, has obtained a detailed and in-depth analysis of urban, town and land planning and that for privacy reason will be provided at the time of real interest. This enables our domestic and international buyers to have a detailed technical report of the property.
Potential Land Use:
It is a perfect solution, considering the possibility of being moved in immediately and used as a main residence or as a second home during the warm periods. There is also the possibility to insert the property to the international Holiday Rental circuits, thus obtaining an income from it in order to reduce annual operating costs.