8 bedroom villa for sale
Italy - Umbria, Perugia, Castiglione del Lago
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The Arcaia country house is in the municipality of Castiglione del Lago (Poggi di Villastrada), even if it is closer to Chiusi, a Tuscan city about 7 km away. It is possible to reach the house by train stopping at the Chiusi station, along the Rome-Florence route; or by car through the Chiusi-Chianciano Terme exit of the A1 (E35) motorway that connects Florence and Rome. Perugini, Orvieto and Arezzo are less than a hour away by car while Rome is about 120 km and Florence 130 km. The natural park of the Trasimeno Lake, fortresses, castles, convents and medieval hamlets are scattered in the surrounding territories.
Villa Arcaia is an unique building that dates back to the second half of the XIX century. Its unmistakable "dolce vita"(sweet life) style is due to an actress who transformed the residence in an elegant, refined and hospitable country house in accordance with the sixties' taste. On a hill of 350 metres high, it has a marvellous panorama over lakes, woods, hamlets and lands. It consists of a country house that is divided in two apartments and of an habitable outbuilding. The residence, which has been recently restored, is surrounded by a large and well maintained park of 2.6 hectares, 9000 square metres of which are fenced and host a panoramic swimming pool of 6x12 metres, plus a smaller pool for children. The 340 square metres main building is on four floors: the first one has a large and bright lounge with wide windows facing the garden, two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, one of which with shower and Jacuzzi. The ground floor consists of a large open space kitchen, a dining room with wonderful traditional fireplace and a double lounge with fireplace and a panoramic terrace of 100 square metres. The upper floor includes two large bedroom each one with private living room and bathroom. The last floor, the turret, has a large bedroom, a bathroom with shower and a terrace from which it is possible to admire a charming view over the Trasimeno Lake and the lake near Chiusi. A stone thrown away, there is the 310 square metres outbuilding. On its ground floor there is an apartment composed of lounge with fireplace, kitchen, four bedrooms three of which with en suite bathrooms. On the first floor there is a lounge with open space kitchen, with two bedrooms one of which with en suite bathroom, wardrobe closet and a second bathroom with shower. It is also present a traditional external oven. On a side of the main building there is an enchanting dependence of 40 square metres, former haystack, used as studio with kitchenette. There is the possibility to build 350 additional square metres (1000 cube metres) with project already approved by the municipality.
State of repair
The property has been subject of several restoration and improvement works during the last years.
All included. Apart from the pond that collects rain water, there also are two cisterns, a well and the communal waterworks to supply the property with water. The residence is equipped with air conditioned, LPG heating system and satellite TV.
Land registry details
The lands and buildings are regularly listed at the municipality of Castiglion del Lago and the cadastrial and urban situation are therefore in accordance with the law.
Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations
The property is in the name of a SRL and there are two mortgages on it.
Potential Land Use
The owners are currently using it as base for an accommodation business that could be continued and further developed. It is also ideal as exclusive home to live all the year long. The property is on sale also divided in fractions.
- Florence (INTERNATIONAL), 63.5 miles
- Peretola (INTERNATIONAL), 63.5 miles
- Galileo (INTERNATIONAL), 91 miles
- Leonardo da Vinci (INTERNATIONAL), 91.6 miles
- Marina di Campo (INTERNATIONAL), 94.6 miles
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