Prestigious building dating from 1490, once a fortified castle, restored over 4 years to become an elegant and spacious home. This unique and prestigious residence is immersed in tranquillity and privacy. Once part of a huge estate, the magnificent building has been home, over 5 centuries, to the same historical family of Counts, Countesses and today of a Baron. Recently undertaking a complete restoration it is now ready to become home to a new owner who is looking for clean air, peaceful surroundings, breathtaking panorama and comfortable living. Cooking enthusiasts will delight in the fully equipped kitchen, wine lovers with the cellar, luxury car fanatics with the vast underground garage and lack of dusty white roads and gardeners with the David Austin rose garden, orchard and olive grove. This property is a rare and exclusive chance to own a piece of history you can escape to and will never want to leave. Accommodation: Well maintained since its restoration, its use of ecological materials, eco-architecture and ventilated roof mean that the property is in excellent condition. Lower ground floor: At street level there is a large entrance, sitting room, bedroom with en suite bathroom and laundry room. Garage (250 sq m) for up to 6 cars. Ground floor: Official entrance to the residence, 65 sq m reception room with ancient stone fireplace, sitting room, dining room, professional kitchen, studio, vaulted room with exit to the courtyard, cantina and guest bathroom. First floor: Right wing: Bedroom 2 with large dressing room and bathroom, bedroom 3 that covers the entire centre section of the building (60 sq m), bathroom 3, bathroom 4 and left wing: Bedroom 4 with dressing room, bedroom 5 and bathroom 5. Outbuildings: There is an independent annex of 65 sq m with bedroom, sitting room with fireplace and bathroom There is the possibility of building a further 300 sq.m on the property as a dependance subject to the relevant permits and permissions. Land: There are approximately 3 hectares of land included in the sale, with 350 olive trees in full production, fruit trees and vegetable garden, a covered pergola for dining and plenty of space for a swimming pool and helipad if required. The property is fenced and has a full alarm system for security. The walled garden in front of the house and annexe is a wealth of David Austin roses which perfectly frame the magnificent views from the terrace. Area: Situated in a dominant position on the edge of Monte Tezio, just outside of Perugia. Private, peaceful and emerged in countryside yet close to all amenities and just 30 minutes from the airport of Perugia. Ideal for exploring both Umbria and Tuscany with towns such as Assisi, Gubbio and Cortona close by and views stretching as far as Monte Amiata the other side of the Val D’Orcia.
Perugia 12 km, Assisi 40 km, Gubbio 42 km, Cortona 45 km, Rome 185 km. Supermarket just 5 minutes drive.
Services: The property has a 15 kW photovoltaic system for the electricity - with 86 photovoltaic panels and 3 inverters, GPL gas heating and cooking. Dual water supply: Independent water system from an ancient natural spring producing 80,000 per day during the winter and 16,000 litres a day in the summer months plus mains water. Central heating system with 2 condensing boilers. Highly sophisticated alarm system using microwave barriers.
Property Ref.: 10123
Surface: 1000 Sq Mt
Land: 3 Ha
Reception Rooms: 3
Nearest Town: Maggione 5km
Nearest City: Perugia 12km
Nearest Airport: Perugia 12km
Nearest Shop: Colle Umberto 2km