A stone house, in need of restoration, which is full of character and nestles in the green hills of Umbria between Montegabbione and Parrano. The main building measures approximately 350 sq mts, there is the option to increase the size of the property by another 100 sq mts. Included in the sale are another two agricultural buildings which measure approximately 125 sq mts and approximately 5000 sq mts of land. The property is easy to reach from the main road, but at the same time is located in a wonderful position, which is extremely quiet and peaceful with stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
The property has good communication links as it is located only 8 kms from the A1 motorway junction at Fabro. It is situated in the Comune of Montegabbione, which is a perfect place from which to reach all the major historical towns and villages of both Umbria and Tuscany. Within a radius of approximately 25-30 kms you can visit the fascinating towns of Monteleone d’Orvieto, Città della Pieve, Parrano and Orvieto in Umbria and Cetona, San Casciano dei Bagni in Tuscany. In an hour’s drive from the property you will discover larger cities such as Rome, Florence, Arezzo, Siena, Perugia and Assisi as well as the areas of the Val d’Orcia and the Val di Chiana.
A stone house in need of restoration which is full of character and measures approximately 350 sq mts. The property is on two floors and the living area consists of: on the ground floor – old stables and animal stalls which are currently used as a storage area, on the first floor – (which you access via an external staircase which has a covered porch) there is the living area which is made up of a large kitchen with a fireplace, a lounge, three bedrooms, a bathroom, a large storage area and a storage room/box room. There is the option to increase the building by another 100 sq mts and currently there is a planning application which has been approved by the Comune of Montegabbione to add this additional volume to the property. Close to the main house there are two agricultural annexes (one attached to the main house and the other slightly detached) one is currently used as animal stalls, and the other is an oven and an agricultural storage area, together they measure a total of 125 sq mts. These two annexes, which are attached to each other on one floor, can be demolished and re-built as one building which measures 125 sq mts either spread over two floors or all on one floor (if attached to the main house). The property also includes land which measures approximately 5000 sq mts, which could be used to make a lovely garden with a swimming pool and some parking spaces. There are currently several sets of plans which have been drawn up with ideas as to how to make best use of the volume which is available in this property, these have been produced by the current owner and are held in the Agency office and can be viewed if required.
State of repair:
The main houses retains many of its original features and the traditional characteristics of a rural property in Umbria. Externally the building is made of lovely local stone and internally the floors on the first floor are all covered with original terracotta tiles, and all the ceilings have exposed wooden beams with terracotta panels in between. On the ground floor, which has been used as animal stalls and a storage area, there are currently no floor tiles.
The two agricultural annexes have the same original features as the main house.
The property already has all the main services such as water and electricity. As well as the mains water supply the property has a well which is in working order. The telephone is awaiting connection and requires only a phonecall to make the line usable. The property is currently heated using the fireplace and a woodburning stove. As part of the restoration it would be possible to install a g.p.l. gas tank in the grounds and therefore add an additional heating system inside the property.
Land registry details:
The main house and the agriucultural annexes are listed on the urban profile as being buildings which were constructed before 1967 which have not been changed or restored since. The buildings and the land are registered to and owned by the current proprietors and are listed in the Nuovo Catasto Edilizio Urbano.
Ownership Details/Contractual Obligations:
The property is owned at the moment by an agricultural/forestry society and the sale includes both the buildings and the land.
Potential Land Use:
One of the many attractive things about this property is its panoramic location, tucked away from the noise and stress of the city, and another is the large surface area which is available for restoration (approximately 575 sq mts), which could be used in a variety of ways to suit a diverse selection of potential buyers.
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