- HABITABLE town house
- LAKE VIEWS
- 30 KM FROM THE SEA
- HOLIDAY HOME
The property is a classic Italian three storey house and dates from late 19th century. It is situated in a strategic position between Adriatic sea (30km away) and mountains (on the outskirts of Majella National Park, protected area of outstanding natural beauty). The property is in a cente of a popular idyllic village and retains many original features as mosaic floor, exposed beams, high ceilings, original doors and a marble fireplace. The house is easily accessable from the good straight road with easy connections to local towns and sea. It has been renovated to a high standard including modern fitted kitchen, new supersized shower room, double glazed windows with shutters, air conditioning and an electric boiler. The house is served by mains water and electricity and gas is available (not connected, using the gas bottles at the moment). The house is within easy reach from Pescara airport (45 min away), Rome and Ancona airports (just over 2 hours by car), all airports are served by budget airlines.The main feature of the property is no doubt its huge panoramic terrace (around 30 sqm) with uninterrupted views towards Bomba lake and Majella mountains. It is nice and cool in the morning, till the sun rises above Monte Pallano, and you can enjoy your breakfast there. The terrace is not directly overlooked and enjoys a good measure of privacy. As you walk from the original hardwood front door you will find a spacious kitchen-dining room with window to front elevation, stairs leading to top floors. Kitchen has a range of modern floor and wall mounted units, with cooker, extractor, fridge/freezer, table and chairs and a fireplace with a wood burner, providing some heating if it gets colder. There is a useful understairs cupboard for a storage and some built-in cupboards. Tiled flooring, exposed ceiling, exposed feature beams to walls, light and power points. Through double doors to spacious lounge/bedroom. A good sized room with windows to rear and side elevation enjoying lovely views towards the lake and mountains. Original floor and ceiling, power points, ceiling and wall light points, TV aerial point. Air conditioning unit (heat and cold). On the first floor landing fully tiled floor, access to panoramic terrace, on second floor shower room/wc, a supersized room comprising luxury walk-in shower, wc, bidet and sink unit. Fully tiled flooring, double doors leading to front balcony. Connection for a washing machine. On the second floor accommodation - fully tiled one bedroom: a generous double bedrooms with double door leading to balcony. Power points, air conditioning unit (heat and cold), access to the second bedroom: can accommodate two single beds, rear window with lake and mountain views, power points, ceiling and wall lights. Outside: right of way access to Cantina - cellar with two big rooms, requiring further improvements. Plans and project available to turn the cantina into self-catering accommodation to comprise two bedrooms, bathroom and outside Australian style kitchen to provide extra rental income if required. The garden is private and comprises land with 5 established olive trees, currently requering further cultivation. The property has been operating as a succesful holiday home for a number of years and is No 1 holiday rental in the Bomba area. If required, various advertising services listing can be included in the sale together with future bookings for 2014 (owner willing to change it to suit the future purchaser). The property is freehold, can include furniture (available by separate negotiation).
Bomba Lake, a picturesque lake in the Sangro Valley, Chieti, offers a peaceful and refreshing alternative to the beach (but only 30 km from it). It is abundant in activities to do, whether water sports such as: swimming in the lake, canoeing or hiring a pedalo, to trekking, horse riding, mountain biking and fishing, you can never get bored. And if the lake itself is not enough to quench your thirst of adventure, you can always explore the encompassing towns of Bomba, Villa Santa Maria, Colledimezzo and Pennadomo, which are unspoiled masterpieces of Italian architecture, and truly breathtaking. For example the striking settlement of Colledimezzo upon the mount of Castellano, where panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding area can be marveled. At Villa Santa Maria you can find its famous cooking school Istituto Professionale Alberghiero di Stato, Marchitelli , which maintains the tradition of Abruzzese cooking, favored in history and still today, among the likes of Cardinal Mazarin, the Emperor of Japan, President Eisenhower, the royal kitchens Sweden, Jugoslavia, at Embassies all over the world, and of course the best restaurants around the world. Bomba itself is quiet, and full of charming little cobbled streets with rustic buildings, and an outdoor swimming pool. Bomba also offers great locally sourced food shopping and great places to eat or enjoy a coffee with the warm, welcoming and friendly locals.