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7 bedroom country house for sale

Italy - San Venanzo, Terni, Umbria


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Key features:

  • Vineyard
  • Olive trees
  • Stunning panoramic swimming pool
  • Amazing views
  • Fenced lands for 37 acres
  • Close to services, schools and hospitals
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 10 bathrooms
  • Large internal rooms - ariy and open
  • Photovoltaic panel system, solar panels for hot water

Full description:

Luxury farmhouse with active vineyard - Podere Colonna
"Podere Colonna" is a prestigious farmhouse for sale in Umbria, with an active vineyard, set in a commanding position 2 km from the village of San Venanzo, with eye-defeating views.
It comprises two detached, traditional houses in stone for a total of 610 sq m plus 275 sq m of basement area, dating back to year 1570 and perfectly restored with wide open spaces, full of light. A stunning swimming pool lying on a terrace overlooks the beautiful panorama.
The houses sit on vast fenced lands, over 37 acres in total, which consist of an active vineyard producing 13,000 bottles per year, olive grove, truffle growing area, woodland, large lawn.
Energy performance: F., IPE 189,60 / 203,52 kWh/ sq m per annum
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Podere Colonna is located in beautiful panoramic position, about 2 km from the village of San Venanzo, a fortified village at the centre of a region characterized by vast woods and sloping green plains. Podere Colonna is situated at an altitude of around 500 m s.l.m., thus ensuring an optimal climate for much of the year. The sun exposure of the property is continuous throughout the day, given that the property is located on the top of a hill.
In San Venanzo (5 minutes) there are shops, restaurant and services. Access to the property is smooth and easy with all types of cars.
Podere Colonna is situated in a strategic area, from which it is easy to reach many other famous towns in the region (Todi, Monte Castello di Vibio, Orvieto, Marsciano, Deruta, Perugia, Baschi, Città della Pieve); Perugia is about 45 km, about 160 km to Rome.
The airports of Rome Ciampino and Fumicino can be reached in less than two hours by car.
Perugia airport is only 35 minutes by car; it is served by Ryanair, which connects Perugia to London, Brussels and various other destinations.

"Podere Colonna" is a great estate composed of two valuable and prestigious properties, perfectly restored, with farmland covering 15 hectares (37 acres), fenced.
This property for sale in Umbria is accessed via a short stretch of gravel road, in perfect condition; an electric gate opens onto the garden, equipped with an automatic irrigation system and automatic lighting. At the end of a driveway there are two stone farmhouses, completely independent and at a distance of about 10 from each other.
The farmhouses date back to 1570; they were artfully restored with the greatest care and with anti-seismic measures, aerated floors and reinforced concrete kerbstones. The latest restoration and extension have been done very recently.
The manor house, the larger and more imposing of the two farmhouses, has a front porch of 20 sq m; From here one enters the building, which is wonderfully spacious and airy, with a living room decorated with a design wood burning-fireplace and a dining room of 70 sqm with an American style kitchen, characterized by spectacular windows that overlook the valley. From the dining room one exits from the opposite side, where there is a porch with the original bread oven. Remaining on the ground floor there is a sitting room / study, a room, a bathroom and a large bedroom (25 sqm) with en- suite bathroom. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. In the basement, accessible from the outside, there is a large room (80 sqm), used as a cellar for wine making, which has just recently been created, and adjacent another large multi-purpose room of 90 square meters, also equipped with a bathroom.
The second farmhouse has the main entrance on the shorter side of the building, characterized by interesting glass arches. On the ground floor, one will find a studio/bedrooms, a large living room with fireplace, a kitchen, a bathroom and a porch with oven. The upper level of the house is reached via an internal staircase and here one will find 3 large bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (1 with Jacuzzi) and a further small bedroom. In the basement there is a large multi-purpose room (100 square meters) used as a tool shed/storage area, with technical rooms for the central heating and a bathroom.
In the garden surrounding the buildings, from the opposite side of the entrance gate, there has been created a beautiful terraced pool (14x7m) paved in stone and travertine. Below the pool is a technical room of about 40 square meters, which contain the filters, softeners and water purifiers, in addition to a bathroom.
The land sold with this prestigious property in Umbria totals 37 acres and includes a large front garden of nearly an acre, an active vineyard (4 acres), around 350 olive trees, pasture land and forests.
Approximately 13,000 bottles of red and white wine are currently produced each year and they are mostly marketed abroad, with very good results; the current owners are happy to help managing the wine business in the first year after the sale.
It should also be noted that an area has been planted with the famous Italian black truffle.
The property is almost totally independent from the energy point of view. This exclusive and prestigious property for sale has a 6 kw photovoltaic system that guarantees an annual saving of € 6000/7000 in electricity, and solar panels for hot water. The wood burning fireplace (connected to the heating system) in the main house is stocked with abundant wood available from the woods.
The two wells provide sufficient fresh water, even in summer, to irrigate an area of almost 12 acres.

Floorspace: (700 sq m| ")
Rooms: (16 |")
Baths: (10 | ")
Bedrooms: (7 |")

State of repair
This prestigious estate for sale in Umbria "Podere Colonna" has the traditional Umbrian style, with its stone facades, roof covered with recovered tiles, ceilings with wooden beams and terracotta tiles. Both houses were completely renovated and restored in 2004 and 2012, whilst the main house was also the subject of an enlargement in 2012, with the creation of the dining room and wine cellar for wine-making.
The level of finishings of the property are excellent: all exterior doors and railings are made of wrought iron, interior doors are made of solid walnut hardwood with iron handles, ceilings have large stripped wooden beams of oak, porcelain effect terracotta and parquet flooring. The houses are equipped with air conditioning in every room, video intercom, electric system can be selected by zone and as such used independently, depending on the area of interest; there is also an alarm system.

Services and Utilities
All the installations are up to standard.
The heating system is made up of two independent boilers, one per building, with the addition of a wood burning fireplace in the main farmhouse, connected to the radiators.
The water supply is secured by mains water and two wells.
There is present an irrigation system for the lawn and drip irrigation for the vines/olive trees.
The gas supply is via LPG gas tank, buried.
There is a photovoltaic panel system (for electricity), the power of which is 6 kW. On the roof there are also the solar panels for the production of hot water.
Satellite TV is available. Internet access available.

Land registry
The two buildings are duly recorded with the Building Register of San Venanzo.
Urban situation fully compliant.

Data Ownership and Restrictions
The prestigious property for sale in Umbria is owned by private individuals, the sale is subject to tax on buildings equal to 9% of the revalued cadastral value (2% in the case of the first house). The land is registered to an agricultural society, with the option to acquire the shares of the same. There is a mortgage on the property that will be settled on the signing of the deed.

Potential Property Use
"Podere Colonna" is a wonderful and luxury manor: being so close to a town with services, in a secure and untainted area, it is ideal both as a main residence or as a prestigious second home. Wine production and olive oil production guarantee a good level of income. Thanks to the numerous bedrooms with en-suites and the presence of two independent houses, part of it could also be dedicated to hosting events or paying guests.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Leonardo da Vinci (INTERNATIONAL), 72.4 miles
  • Ciampino (INTERNATIONAL), 74.5 miles
  • Florence (INTERNATIONAL), 84.9 miles
  • Peretola (INTERNATIONAL), 85 miles

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Via Dei Colli Immobiliare, Perugia

Via Umbria 54, San Martino in colle, Perugia, 06132 Italy
03339 395774  Local call rate
About Via Dei Colli Immobiliare, Perugia

Via dei Colli Real Estate assists the customer from the moment of the very first contact till the conveyance. And also way beyond that.

We are committed to answer within 48 hours to your requests, we work together in order to identify the property that better answers to your requirements, we come with you and assist you during the visit to the selected property, we provide you with all the documentation on the estate and we supervise on its regularity, we constantly keep you in contact with the vendor, we support you in the negotiation process, we assist you in filling in a written bid ("Proposta d'acquisto") and a preliminary contract ("Compromesso" or "Contratto Preliminare"), we help you cope with the formalities connected to the purchase (as obtaining the compulsory Italian Tax Identification Number, Codice Fiscale, and opening a bank account for non residents), we advise on the choice of a notary (Notaio) and attend to the final deed of sale (Rogito).

Our fee is 3% + V.A.T of the agreed selling price, elevated to 4% + V.A.T. in case the deeds should be translated in a foreign language, with the assistance of an interpreter.
Beyond that, we offer the following services upon request, with variable fees:

1. Pre-purchase Real Estate advisory: professional analysis of the macro-trend of real estate market and of bid-offer dynamics, selection of the areas with greater potential for capital increase;
2. Property inspection with the assistance of a "geometra" or architect;
3. A technical report on the property drawn by qualified professionals;
4. Assistance on mortgage applications for residents and non residents;
5. Financial advisory on public and private contributions for the start up of "agriturismi", country houses, houses and apartments for vacations;
6. Assistance when applying for residency;
7. Water, gas, telephone, electricity contracts and connections;
8. Project Management: detailed cost estimates drawn by qualified technicians; assistance provided to clients in the negotiation of price and other contractual conditions with architects, builders, artisans, plumbers, electricians, masons, gardeners; periodical reports and work supervision; coordination services and translation, to improve communication;
9. Interior consulting: assistance on the selection of furniture, materials, stores, artisans and suppliers.
10. Property management: maintaining your property all year round
11. Exclusive rental services: generating an extra income out of your property

Who are we?
Based in the main centre of Perugia, Via dei Colli Immobiliare operates in the most scenic part of Italy - the regions of Umbria, Tuscany and Le Marches – well known for their dreamy landscapes and friendly atmosphere.
Founded in early 2004, the agency has since them helped dozens of foreigners to find their home in Italy; we are a small team of highly qualified professionals who believe in a personal and direct relationship with final clients.
Via dei Colli is:
Stefano Calafà has a financial background, with a degree in Business Administration, a master degree in International Management and some years working as a portfolio manager and as a foreign exchange expert in international banks. He moved to Umbria in 2003, allured by the splendid countryside and by the prospects of a simpler and quieter life; indeed, after he has founded Via dei Colli in 2004, life has not always been quiet!

Emma Coles joined Via dei Colli in 2010 as an International Property Consultant. She has an international economics oriented education, and has dabbled in interior design, while working for a large Italian furniture retail chain. Emma first came to Italy as a child in 1990, when her parents relocated to Italy in search of a laidback life style, immersed in the nature and tranquillity of Umbria. She later moved to France in 2000 to study and work, returning to Italy permanently in 2004.

We have now been joined by Piero Ostuni in 2014 and most recently Gregorio Badessi both of whom are International Property Consultants.


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Via Umbria 54, San Martino in colle, Perugia, 06132 Italy
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