Luxury Farmhouse for sale in Tuscany – The “Podere Casetta” is a beautiful property perfectly restored, situated in the Tuscan hills, only a stone’s throw away from the famous Val d’Orcia area. The property consists of a farmhouse of 250 sqm, an adjacent outbuilding of 80 sqm, beautiful 1 ha. of surrounding park/garden area which has been excellently maintained with olive grove and lovely 10 x 5mt. private swimming pool. Charming and private location with beautiful views of the surrounding hills, but at the same time convenient to reach all year round with easy access from the historic Via Cassia.
The prestigious property for sale was completely restored in 2006 and is in perfect ‘move in’ condition and therefore is ready for one or more families in the best seasons of the year. The property has also been included for several years in the international holiday rental circuit and therefore would lend itself perfectly to the continuation of this business which would be useful to reduce its running costs. Currently the property has a rental agreement with one of the most important agency, with guaranteed income until 2018.
Energy Class B – IPE 68 289 kwh/m2anno (Farmhouse)
Energy Class C – IPE 90 228 kwh/m2anno (Outbuilding)
The ‘Podere Casetta’ property is located on the Tuscan Lazio border, equidistant between the villages of Acquapendente and San Casciano dei Bagni. Siena is about 87 km away and Rome 130 km.
Proceno, the municipality of the property, located on a hill at about 400m above sea level, and is the last municipality situated in northern Lazio. Its border separates the province of Viterbo from those of Siena and Grosseto. It is surrounded by two rivers: the Paglia and Stridolone and it’s within easy reach of the historic Via Cassia that links Viterbo to Siena. Lake Bolsena is about 20 km away, and is about 30 km from Monte Amiata. Following the A1 Rome-Florence motorway, recommended exits are Orvieto, Fabro, and Chiusi-Chianciano Terme. Proceno in recent years has increasingly become a popular tourist destination for people from every corner of the world, both in summer and winter, and is therefore the ideal place for those who want a relaxing time away from a hectic city life.
The “Podere Casetta” property, surrounded by greenery, offers the opportunity of long walks in the countryside and along the road and ‘Stridolone’ river. Given its geographical location spending some days in Proceno, it is possible to enjoy a trip to the Brunello, area, visiting the beautiful towns such of Pienza, Radicofani, Montalcino and S. Quirico d’Orcia. Spa lovers will find maximum benefit at the beautiful and renowned “Fonteverde” spa, located in San Casciano dei Bagni which is about a 15 minute drive away from the property. The Lake areas and the hamlets nearby; Bolsena, Marta and Capodimonte are also very beautiful.
The prestigious “Podere Casetta” property has an area of 250 square metres. and is located on two levels:
The ground floor comprises a spacious and airy living room with a beautiful stone “Peperino” fireplace, a dining room, a kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a laundry room. Outside is a beautiful area with a porch overlooking the park, as well as the swimming pool area and the surrounding countryside.
On the first floor, there is an antique living room with fireplace which has been preserved which serves the external loggia, a single bedroom/study, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and its own walk-in closet as well as a lovely small terrace.
The equipped kitchen has basalt worktops such as the one in the outbuilding which is ncluded in the sale.
There is also a delightful outbuilding set in its own private area, measuring about 80 square metres in size, and comprises two bedrooms with their respective bathrooms, a small living room with fireplace, a fitted kitchen and a utility room that also serves as a pantry. It boasts an outdoor area complete with pergola and paved patio, which can give this small residence excellent privacy with respect to the main farmhouse.
There is 1 ha. of completely fenced and developed land surrounding the buildings. The property has an automatic gated entrance as well as a tree-lined driveway and an outdoor area useful for maneuvering cars. Every part of the green park is delightful and is composed of the building’s courtyards, driveways, swimming pool area, 50 olive trees, fruit trees, plants and tall trees as well as flower beds. The outdoor area is complete with lighting and irrigation systems and there is also the 10 x 5 m swimming pool which has beautiful Roman steps and is 1.40 m deep.
State of repair:
The farmhouse was completely and skilfully restored in 2006, while the outbuilding and swimming pool were built in 2011.
The materials used in the farmhouse restoration were for the major part recovered from the original ruins. The farmhouse has stone facades while the outbuilding, has been completely plastered and painted. There are waterproofed and thermally insulated roofs which are covered with traditional Roman tiles. There are interior wooden beamed and brick ceilings with terracotta tiles that can be seen which have been created using the traditional Tuscan technique while in the spacious and beautiful living room of the farmhouse is characterized by beautiful vaulted terracotta ceilings. There are chestnut wood internal doors and windows while the windows have been fitted with double glazing for energy saving. There are hand made terracotta floors, with the exception of the first floor of the farmhouse, where there are beautiful irregular strips of oak parquet flooring.
All utilities are present at the property: electricity, mains water supply and an underground water tank that can hold 10,000 litres of water. There is independent heating by GPL gas and a thermal fireplace located in the outbuilding.
Land registry details:
This prestigious farmhouse in Tuscany, as with all our properties for sale, will have a detailed and in-depth analysis of the urban, town and land planning and that, for privacy reasons, will be provided at time of interest. This enables our domestic and international buyers to have a detailed technical report of the property.
Potential Land Use:
Perfect solution to be immediately experienced in view of a permanent move, or as a second home for use during the summer months or to continue to include the property in the international holiday rental circuit.
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