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7 bedroom manor house for sale

Italy - Umbria, Terni, Orvieto


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Key features:

  • Pool
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Spacious
  • Views

Full description:

Villa Caneva has been built in the 19th century as main residence for the land's owners of the area. In 1984, the Italian Minister for Education at that time decided to restore all the property that becomes his holiday's house and a place for informal political meetings: the house took its actual form, already warm and cosy but more elegant, because of the high quality of materials used in the renovation, as ancient stone for the big chimneys, old 'cotto' for the floor, wood or vaults for the ceiling, doors and window in the so‐called "English" style,looking on the park surrounding the house on all sides; a big library at the first floor.
La villa became the place for the political meetings of the Government's party at that moment. Then, between 1994 and 2001, it was the main residence of the director of the local bank and his family, and finally the Counts degli Azzoni Avogadro Unger di Loewenberg,one of the oldest Italian noble families, bought it. Music producers and publishers, they transformed one of the big rooms at the ground floor in a fully equipped music and cinema room and during 2 years they organized there concerts, conferences and meetings. In 2004,they decided to dedicate the property to a full‐time activity of touristic and professional
The main house is completely surrounded by its own private park (7800 sq.mt), a partorganized as 'Italian garden' and the other one as 'English garden'.Big trees of many different varieties are in the park, and the pool (15x8 mt x 1,6 mt of height), realized in 2008 following European directories. The access to the park is direct from the road, through an automatic gate.In the property, you'll find a wide parking space and a private road going to a secondary exit. If the park is located at the same level of the villa, the rest of the property lands on the side of a hill, in which three big caves, closed and safes, are. They were utilized in wine's production, they're now technical spaces (for pumps, thermal power plantIn the property, close to the main house, there are also an ancient oven and a small office(with private toilet) of 30 sq.mt.
The main building has a total surface of 660 sq.mt. on three floors.
At ground floor: three big living rooms, one ready to be quickly transformed in a fully equipped music or cinema room; a wide entrance; an Italian kitchen, where up to 15 people can seat and eat together; a second kitchen, a pantry, a laundry, a toilet, a bathroom. All the rooms have doors or windows looking at the park. At 1st floor, 7 spacious bedrooms (up to 19 people sleeping), and 5 bathrooms. Each room enjoys a beautiful view on the Umbrian hills. In the roof, there is one more bedroom (x 3 pax) with its own bathroom. The rest of the roof is an enormous storage's space. The house is furnished with a mix of modern things and of old pieces of the family, in a mix of comfort and elegance.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Leonardo da Vinci (INTERNATIONAL), 63.3 miles
  • Ciampino (INTERNATIONAL), 67.8 miles
  • Florence (INTERNATIONAL), 88.3 miles
  • Peretola (INTERNATIONAL), 88.4 miles
  • Marina di Campo (INTERNATIONAL), 95.1 miles

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

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The Italian House, Perugia

Corso Garibaldi 103 Perugia 06126
03339 397279  Local call rate
About The Italian House, Perugia

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