10 bedroom country house for sale
Italy - Umbria, Perugia, Corciano
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The prestigious hamlet is located on a gentle hill, with a panoramic view over the village of Corciano, which is only about 6 km away. To get there, follow the motorway at Perugia – Bettolle for the exit for Mantignana and then continue to Capocavallo. Perugia is about 10 km away, and its international airport of Sant' Egidio about 20 km, Rome 190 km and Florence about 140 km.
Corciano, in the province of Perugia, is situated on a hill, it is placed among the most beautiful villages in Italy; According to legend, Corciano is founded through the efforts of Coragino, a mythical Greek companion of Ulysses. The most important landmarks are St. Augustine’s church and convent, one of the most important in Umbria. The Rigo residential complex is located in Corciano, designed by Renzo Piano and inspired by the Rubik's cubes, today is a perfect structural example of the architectural avant-garde. 6 miles from both this and the renowned and international Antognolla Golf Club, is this prestigious hamlet, offered for sale with its total area of about 900 square metres.
The hamlet consists of three farmhouses; two are original, ancient watchtowers, dating back to1500, the third one was built later.
- The first farmhouse, ‘Casale La Barca’, part of which probably dates from the 1500’s, has an area of approximately 195 square metres and is spread over three levels;
ground floor: entrance with living room, kitchen, a beautiful local original stone walled corridor, a room / workshop and a bathroom, through a staircase that leads up to the first floor, there is a double bedroom, a stone-faced passage / hallway, and a study with fireplace, and finally on the third floor, that is, the turret, a bedroom and a bathroom.
- The second farmhouse, ‘Casale Paolo’, adjacent to the one above and with the same historical origins, has an area of about 280 square metres and is spread over four levels.
On the ground floor, there is the main entrance, two large living rooms, and one with a fireplace, a bathroom and a second entrance that leads directly to the garden. Through a fascinating stone staircase leads to the first floor, living room with fireplace, kitchen with pantry and a solar greenhouse / winter garden with a period wood oven. The second floor is where there is a large bathroom with imperial bathtub and shower, a large double bedroom and dressing room. Finally, going further up into the ancient turret, there is a livable attic where there is a bedroom and its own spacious bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub.
- The third and final house, ‘Casale Anna,’ the most recently built, was built from using original reclaimed materials. Its about 350 square metres in size, spread over two levels, and there are two units.
At ground floor level, there is a cellar of about 25 square metres, and a fully independent apartment of about 95 sqm with living room, separate kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is also a laundry room and a room for the technical installations (an internal staircase leads to the other unit above).
On the first floor there is the other apartment of about 170 square metres, the main entrance leads to inside a large winter garden of about 25 square metres, which then reaches a spacious living room with terrace, then there is the kitchen and a bathroom, a hallway leads to the sleeping area where there are two bedrooms, one with a terrace and the other with an opening to the garden, and two bathrooms, a small staircase leads from the living room to the tower, where there is a third bedroom.
As well as this, there is also an outbuilding of about 65 square metres used as a laundry and garage, as well as two tool sheds, about 70 square metres in total.
These three prestigious properties that make up this historic hamlet include fully fenced land of about 1.5 hectares, in which there are 130 established olive trees, a large garden with a saltwater swimming pool, as well as a vegetable garden and an orchard.
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State of repair:
Two of the farmhouses that make up this prestigious hamlet, have very ancient origins, it is believed that the original centre was used in 1500 as watchtowers. These were renovated in 2004.
A third farmhouse was sympathetically built later, to the same size as the originals’, and in keeping with the characteristics of the other farmhouses. Its renovation was completed in 2006.
The characteristic local grey stone and brick facings are present on the first two farmhouses, while those of the third are partly plastered, there are antiqued tiled roofs (the last one completed is ventilated); internally there are antique handmade terracotta floors, parquet wooden flooring and Vietri tiled floors. Most of the ceilings are ancient oak beamed with terracotta tiles, while the others are brick, cement and wood. There are chestnut wooden doors and windows. The park outside is completely fenced with two electric entrance gates, automatic outdoor lighting, separate alarm system, and automatic irrigation system. There is a salt watered swimming pool.
All necessary utilities are present. There is mains water supply, and water well and three water storage tanks of 1,000 litres each; heating and hot water are by three gas boilers; there is mains gas and an automatic electric generator with 11 hours of battery life.
Land registry details:
The property is registered with both the land and urban town planning departments at the NCT for the town of Corciano.
Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations:
A private individual owns the property, and there are no particular restrictions.
Potential Land Use:
This prestigious hamlet for sale lends itself to a variety of potential uses: it is suitable for very large families, who could all live inside one of the beautiful properties, and with privacy. Alternatively, the three farmhouses could become holiday homes for a group of friends, perhaps even golf lovers, given the proximity of the Antognolla golf club and finally, as use as a guesthouse, B & B style. These are all possible options, given the proximity to important tourist / cultural events such as the Antognolla Golf Club, Gubbio, Assisi, Siena, Arezzo and Florence, as well as being close to important amenities without disturbing the tranquility and scenery.
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