Country house for sale in Umbria – “Podere Fornace”
Large and countryhouse located just km away from the splendid Amelia, less then 1 hour drive from Rome. 7 bedrooms, for a total of 460 sqm all in typical Umbrian style; 10 acres of land with 250 olive trees.
Energy performance index: F, 139 kWh/sq m year.
Situated among the green and pristine hills around Amelia, just 3 km from this beautiful medieval town, is Podere Fornace. Amelia, formerly known by the name of Ameria, is a city of ancient origins and full of history, located in the south of Umbria, it is located in a strategic position from which you can easily reach the beautiful Narni, the center of Terni, Viterbo and Rome, as well as other cities like Todi, Orvieto, Perugia and Spoleto.
Easily accessible by a private road that branches off from the main road, the property covers approximately 4 hectares and includes an olive grove of circa 250 trees and a large flat lawn area, encircling the house, where it would also be possible to create a swimming pool.
Podere Fornace, of circa 460 square meters (390 square meters above ground and 70 square meters of cantina / garage), was completely rebuilt in 1996 on the site of a pre-existing farm building in ruins. On the west side of the building, with access from both the living room and the dining room, run large porches for outdoor dining, a further pergola, affords a shaded area on the east side.
The sleeping area on the ground floor consists of 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom, with provision for the creation of an additional bathroom. The basement, afforded access by both internal and external stairs, is a large room of 70 square meters, which also houses the boiler room. Separate from the main building, which is connected to the main house by the aforementioned pergola, there is also a guest house / annex consisting of living room with fireplace, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
State of repair
Podere Fornace is in good condition, with finishes that follow the Umbrian tradition, such as handmade terracotta floors, ceilings with wooden beams, solid wood doors and windows, and the use (were possible) of recovered materials such as the recovered roofing tiles.
All hook ups are present such as electricity, heating (LPG gas tank), telephone. There is a private well.
The building has a peculiar architecture, with staggered roofs and with alternating façades of stone facing and bricks and plaster, enriched by many arcades. The interior is characterized by a beautiful central living room with high ceilings with wooden beams of around 4 meters in hight, giving the room an immediate impression of space and airiness. From this large and airy sitting room opens a spacious dining room with large windows overlooking the garden and the kitchen.
Land registry details
The house in question is regularly registered to N.C.E.U. with the City of Amelia, while land to the N.C.T. of the same municipality.
Ownership details and eventual contractual obligations
The owners of the property are private individuals. A purchase tax of 9% is payable on the updated cadastral value of the property.
Potential Land Use
This beautiful restored property for sale is perfect as a primary residence or also as a boutique hotel.
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