13 bedroom farm house for sale
Italy - Piedmont, Asti, Calamandrana
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This prestigious agricultural business - winery is located a halfway between Nizza Monferrato and Canelli, in the green hills of Monferrato, the heritage of UNESCO. It includes 23 hectares of land in total, 10 hectares of which is used for the production of D.O.C. and D.O.C.G. wines (Barbera d'Asti DOCG - Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza D.O.C.G. - Dolcetto d'Asti D.O.C - Chardonnay D.O.C. - Cortese dell'Alto Monferrato D.O.C. - Moscato d'Asti D.O.C.G. - Brachetto d'Acqui D.O.C.G.) and 3 hectares of hazelnut, type "Tonda Gentile D.O.P.".
The farm also commercializes three other popular types of wines such as Barolo D.O.C.G., Nebbiolo D.O.C. and Roero Arneis D.O.C.G.
The property consists of a main building 1700 sqm in size, two independent apartments for tourist accommodation or guardians, technical rooms, warehouses, winery, tasting rooms with ancient brick vaults, barique cellar, large garage, barbeque area, a shed for equipment and farm vehicles 370 sqm in size.
The fully functional and completely renovated winery was acknowledged with numerous wine awards such as "Il premio città di Acqui Terme", "I vini di Veronelli", "I migliori vini", the Gold Medal in the competition "Pramaggiore", "Douja d'Or", the diploma of Great Mention in Vinitaly, "Decanter world wine" and many others.
Energy Class G and IPE ≥229,5740 kwh / m2 per year; Energy Class G and IPE ≥296,244 kwh / m2 per year.
This prestigious Agricultural Business - Winery is located on the beautiful and famous Monferrato hills, halfway between Nizza Monferrato and Canelli, two of the six components of the site "The wine landscapes of Piedmont: Langhe, Monferrato and Roero". On June 25, 2014 this territory became a part of UNESCO, being surrounded by beautiful vineyards, typical for the area of Astigiano, and specialized particularly on the production of high quality wines.
The farm is situated only 16 km from the town of Acqui Terme, famous for its excellent thermal waters, just 4.5 km from Nizza Monferrato, 6 km from Canelli, 27 km from Asti and 40 km from the city of Alba, known throughout the world for its truffles.
The nearest airports:
- Turin Airport 107 km - (about 1 hour and 30 minutes)
- Milan Malpensa Airport 135 km - (1 hour and 45 minutes)
- Genoa Airport 80 km - (1 hour and 15 minutes)
Cities of interest:
- Milan 128 km
- Turin 90 km
- Genoa 108 km
Places of interest:
Golf Club 36 holes:
• Golf Club Villa Carolina 44 km
• Golf Club Margara 34 km
Golf Club 18 holes:
• Golf Feudo d'Asti 38 km
• Golf Club Cherasco 60 km
Outlet Serravalle Scrivia 85 km
2 hours to the French border
2 hours to the Swiss border.
This prestigious Farm - Winery consists of a main building 1,700 sqm in size, while the heart of the building dates back to the 1600s, of partly renovated and partly new construction (works were carried out between 1998 and 2002), two apartments for tourist accommodation or guardians, technical premises, storage rooms, winery, tasting rooms with ancient brick vaults, barrel room, large garage, barbeque area, a shed for tool and farming transport storage with an area of 370 sqm.
Everything is productive and perfectly restored. The winery was and still is rewarded with numerous wine awards such as "Il premio città di Acqui Terme", "I vini di Veronelli", "I migliori vini", golden medals in the competitions "Pramaggiore", "Douja d'Or", the diploma of Great Mention in the Vinitaly, "Decanter world wine" and many others. Such excellent quality of wine is owned to the current owner who started this activity as a hobby and then, with great passion and dedication, managed to create a prestigious high quality winery. For the present moment, the farm can still be developed and expanded.
Above the prestigious winery there is a main housing part where we can find: on the ground floor - an office, a kitchen, a reception hall of about 120 sqm with windows overlooking the vineyards of the property, a dining room, a large kitchen, two bathrooms, two staircases and a terrace - all for total area of about 250 sqm.
The first floor includes an independent part with a bedroom, a bathroom and a living room; in the rest part of the house we can find a master bedroom with a wardrobe, a bathroom and two terraces; two bedrooms with a shared bathroom and a terrace, as well as a laundry room - all for total area of about 260 sqm.
The tasting area is with vaulted dry made ceilings with ancient bricks which welcome guests to taste the famous wines of the winery. This area consists of two adjoining rooms and a guest bathroom (100 sqm).
Next to the tasting area there is two wonderful barriques carved in tufa stone and covered with old bricks. They contain thirty oak barrels.
Under the main building we can find the "lungs" of the farm: the Wine Cellar of about 250 sqm disposed within one room, decorated with ancient Piedmont vaults. This place is equipped with a destemmer, a pump for replacement, three stainless steel tanks for 30 hl, three wooden casks for 25 hl, two stainless steel tanks for 20 hl, fiberglass tanks of various sizes and other equipment for producing of wine.
On the same floor, bordering the winery, there is a changing room with a bathroom and a charming showroom with old stone walls and vaulted brick ceilings where they stored and exposed the bottles of the various years of production.
Next to the main house there is a utility room with plumbing and heating equipment, 25 sqm in size, externally all covered with ancient bricks.
Bordered to the main building there is an independent one-floor apartment, consisting of a kitchen, a living room, a hallway, two bedrooms, a bathroom - all for a total area of about 100 sqm. There is also a large terrace of 30 sqm. This building has a tiled roof and old exposed beams in the roof terrace; externally it is covered with ancient bricks.
Under the apartment there is a warehouse for finished products and barrels. In addition to the bottles of finished product there are about twenty barrels for the aging of wine. The setting is done with reinforced concrete and dug to three sides in the tuff stone which ensures a temperature with low external excursions during the year and with average annual values of about 14 ° C.
Near the barbeque zone we can find another two-floor apartment currently used by custodians, of about 50 sqm each floor; it consist of a kitchen, a living room, a bathroom, a utility room and a staircase on the ground floor and two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor.
For the lovely warm spring, summer and autumn evenings there is a barbecue area of about 75 sqm equipped with a grate for grilling, oven for bread and pizza, gas stove and two large tables to enjoy with friends the famous local cuisine with truffles, mushrooms, salami and famous cheeses. The porch was built with exposed wood beams and antique tiles.
Under the barbeque area there was built a large garage.
Separately from the main building there is a shed for equipment and farm vehicles. The structure of the building is made of single-span reinforced concrete, roof with exposed beams and antique tiles and exterior walls covered with old bricks salvaged from the demolition of old farmhouses. All this was done in order not to spoil the environment and ensure that the structure fits harmoniously with nature and surrounding landscape. The building is equipped with five aluminum doors and windows, to facilitate the movement of vehicles from the shed directly to agricultural land. Its total area is approximately 360 sqm.
On the one of the external sides of the façade there was constructed a sundial.
Outside the house, on its perimeter there is a walkway coated in cotto that adjoins the main house, the dependent houses and the barbecue area.
Under the main terrace bordering the glass door of the tasting area, there is a natural crotto with spring water carved into the stone.
The wines produced by this prestigious winery: whites - Chardonnay Piemonte D.O.C., Cortese dell'Alto Monferrato D.O.C., Terre Bruciate and Ecartè dei Fiori; reds - Barbera d'Asti D.O.C.G., Barbera d'Asti Superiore Nizza D.O.C.G., Dolcetto D'Asti D.O.C., Vino rosso Barbella; dessert wines - Brachetto d'Acqui D.O.C.G., il Moscato d'Asti D.O.C.G. and Grappa di Dolcetto, Grappa Moscato and la Grappa di Brachetto.
The winery also commercializes three other popular types of wines such as Barolo D.O.C.G., Nebbiolo D.O.C. and Roero Arneis D.O.C.G.
Superficie Utile: (1856|netsurface)
State of repair
All the buildings were excellently restored and preserved respecting the uniqueness of the place and the area. On the ground floor of the housing part the flooring is done in ancient terracotta, partly in prestigious Luserna stone and partly in wood. All the flooring of the first level is wooden.
Walls are in stone and antique bricks, vaults are in ancient bricks.
In the technical room we can find a wood boiler, three boilers on gas and a water heater on gas.
The underfloor heating is designed at low temperature and controlled by a thermostat for temperature regulating enabling to choose more pleasant temperature in every room.
The furniture is mainly antique.
Intranet with access points in various places, distributed over the entire living area.
The doors are in black anodized aluminum Schuco with thermal and double glazing.
The living room window is double glazed with high insulation reflecting solar radiation.
In spring 2014 it was checked all the electrical systems; was done updating of the documents and the measure of the system's "grounding".
Land registry details
All the buildings are regularly registered at N.C.E.U.
Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations
The property is owned by a private individual.
It is not encumbered by a mortgage.
The property is free of any lines or third parties' rights.
Potential Land Use
This beautiful winery fits for multiple destinations. It can be a wonderful representative property for those who want to have an exclusive farmhouse in Piedmont, but it can also be a farm where you can develop an unmatched holiday rental business in Monferrato, in addition to its current production activities of wines made from the grapes grown on the owned land.
- Cristoforo Colombo (INTERNATIONAL), 33.8 miles
- Città di Torino (INTERNATIONAL), 45.7 miles
- Milano (Malpensa) (INTERNATIONAL), 64.9 miles
- Linate (LOCAL), 67.3 miles
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