4 bedroom farm house for sale
Italy - Montechiaro d`Asti, Asti, Piedmont
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- Mountain Views
- Independent Apartment
- Holiday rental potential
- Close to golf course
Although private and tranquil the location is not isolated, with neighbours close by, and close to charming small towns facilities including bakers, butcher, supermarket, wine bar and restaurants. Perfectly located to integrate and enjoy the 'Dolce Vita' of the true Italian lifestyle. The important towns of Asti and Alba are just a short drive away. Milan, Turin, the Italian Lakes, Alpine ski resorts and the Ligurian coast are all close by.
This old stone farmhouse with its oldest part dating back to 1801 was originally used as the cantina for the local village. The property has been carefully and lovingly restored to the highest standards and offers a high quality very welcoming home with independent guest apartment.
The property offers spacious accommodation over three floors.
The restoration process has paid particular attention to preserve the many original features and has used high quality local materials.
The property is accessed by a gate into an internal courtyard area.
Some of the original features throughout the property include:
Brick vaulted ceilings, cotto floors, feature fireplace and high wood beamed ceilings.
The property currently provides very beautiful and luminous accommodation throughout.
Spacious entrance area
Living room - a truly beautiful room .... Feature fireplace. Large panoramic windows overlooking the gardens and views with 2 sets of French doors which lead to the outside terrace and gardens areas.
Kitchen Quality Scavolini fully fitted kitchen with brick exposed arched ceiling, this room has beige floor tiles and two windows overlooking the internal courtyard.
Study/Bedroom 4 Features a vaulted ceiling with wooden beams and cotto floor tiles.
Original stone staircase leads to the first floor-
Master Bedroom - A delightful spacious room, wooden beamed ceiling, cotto floors and two windows enjoying the views to the front of the house.
Bedroom 2 - Further spacious room with wooden beamed ceiling and cotto floor tiles.
Bathroom 1 - Features jacuzzi shower and French doors accessing the balcony.
Bathroom 2- with shower
Lower ground floor
Beautiful spacious character accommodation of the same high quality of the main house.
Fully fitted kitchen
All with exposed brick vaulted ceilings .....
Private terrace area and access to the gardens
Courtyard area and Grounds
The estate totals 1200 m2 of land with a variety of mature plants, shrubs and trees, divided into 5 large terraces and including a vegetable garden, the lower terrace is a fruit orchard with apple, pear,plum, apricot, cherry and fig. The main garden area has been carefully planned with perennial plants and bulbs that do not require watering and survive temperatures from-18 to +40 degrees ! therefore even if the house is enjoyed as a vacation home you can maintain a beautiful Italian garden.
The property enjoys many terraced areas perfect to enjoy or hide from the sun depending on the season.
There is ample space to develop a swimming pool area
Covered Terrace area
Adjacent to the main house is a large covered terrace/portico area bordered by an old brick wall this area is used as a delightful outside living and dining zone - this really is the perfect place for alfresco dining, an Italian aperitivo or just relaxing in the Italian sunshine.
The grounds and outside areas are all meticulously maintained and the current owners have created a wonderful very special ambience.
The property has Solar Panels producing electricity, this produces an annual income of €2,000 with the possibility to increase by 25% if the weather allows !
The property also enjoys a fast internet connection - ADSL - 10 MiB, Wi-Max.
and satellite reception for foreign tv channels