6 bedroom stone house for sale
Italy - Umbertide, Perugia, Umbria
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- Beautiful Authentic Stone home
- With Ancient WatchTower
- Beautiful and scenic pool
- Splendid stone face façade
L'Antica Vedetta (440 sq m) is a recently renovated traditional farmhouse consisting of the main farmhouse swimming pool, 2 separate annexes, and 3.5 hectares of land.
The main structure was originally a watch tower, probably dating from the Middle Ages. It lies on 3 floors and it comprises two rooms with a bathroom on the ground floor and a large apartment (215 sq m) with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on the first and second floor, accessible through an traditional external staircase.
The rest of the ground floor houses a huge (70 sq m) multi-purpose room, which can be easily connected to the ground floor unit.
In the larger annex, there is a guest-house of 55 sq m consisting of kitchen, living room, bedroom and bathroom; the smaller annex (30 sq m) currently hosts 2 rooms and a bathroom.
6x12 m swimming pool. Gorgeous unspoilt views.
Energy class G IPE ≥177.975 kwh/m2/year.
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L'Antica Vedetta enjoys a splendid view and great privacy and is reached along about 300 meters of white road in good condition. The forested rolling hills, culminating lower down in cultivated fields, give the feeling of living in an idyllic setting, surrounded by castles and fortresses. The nearest hamlet (and bar) is 5 minutes by car, closest town is Umbertide about 10 km, 10 km Preggio, Perugia 25-minute drive. Airport of Sant 'Egidio 25-minute drive.
Of note is the vicinity (5 km) to the 18 hole Golf Club Antognolla, which was designed by the renowned architect Robert Trent Jones.
L'Antica Vedetta is located in a marvellous position between Perugia and Umbertide, in an unspoilt area where many old castles (like the Antognolla) and medieval towers are found. The access is very easy, via a long gravel road about 300 m.
The land, is made up of woods and olive groves, covering 3.5 hectares (9 acres).
The main building, a very old medieval watchtower in stone lovingly restored in 2005, has a gross area of approximately 355 square meters and lies on 3 floors.
On the ground floor, there are the technical rooms (with filters for the pool, the water treatment system and boilers for central heating) and most importantly a large room of over 70 sq m, with bathroom and provisions for a kitchen.
The remaining part of the ground houses 2 rooms with a bathroom, perfectly appointed and once used as an independent apartment to let; the 70 sq m room can be easily connected to the unit next door, so to create a very spacious apartment.
The traditional external staircase grants access to the main house (215 sq m), lying on the first and second floor; this comprises a living room with open fire-place, kitchen-dining, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the first floor and lounge/dining room, bedroom and bathroom on the second floor; there is the possibility to create 2 separate units, if desired.
The pool is 12x6 m. The coating, done in earth tones, makes the water seem green and so integrates well into the naturalistic context. All around the pool is a paved area for sunbathing.
In the two outbuildings there are two self contained 1 bedroom units of 55 sq and 30 sq m; the smaller one is currently designated as non residential but changing the designated use is easy.
Furniture can be separately negotiated.
Usable: (387 | ")
Rooms: (20 | ")
Bathrooms: (7 | ")
bedrooms: (6 | ")
State and finishes
The farmhouse has been the subject of a good overall restructuring between 2004 -2005. Externally it is in stone and the ancient original structure of the Watch tower is still very visible. The ceilings of the house and outbuildings are composed of traditional joists and beams with handmade terracotta inlay. The flooring is done in good quality terracotta. The windows are made of wood with double glazing, and there are traditional bars on all the windows of the main house and outbuildings. The pool has a resin coating and a stone pavement in Trani stone.
Services and utilities
There is LPG heating with a tank buried in garden.
There are 3 autonomous boilers, 2 for the house and one for the annex.
Hydraulic system powered by two private wells connected to a latest-generation water purifying system.
Electric system with 10 kW of power.
Internet is available
Satellite antenna present.
The documentation is up to standard.
Property data and restrictions
The building is made out to individuals and the sale is subject to registration tax on buildings amounted to 9%. To land the sale is subject to 15% tax.
Uses and potential '
Amazing opportunity to own a stunning farmhouse in Umbria, while also creating an income by renting out the 2 annexes.
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