“La Torre Colombaia di Orvieto” is an elegant medieval farmhouse for sale between Umbria and Tuscany, rebuilt in 2016 with prestigious materials and anti-seismic criteria.
It covers a total area of 310sqm on three levels, with living area, sleeping area, attic and side wings with several rooms.
In a dominating position, it is surrounded by about 3ha of land with semi-flat areas, olive grove (80 trees) and fruit trees. Possibility to build a guesthouse of about 50sqm, indoor swimming pool/Jacuzzi and fountain with already approved project.
“La Torre Colombaia di Orvieto” is an elegant property, rich in history, which is even portrayed in a fifteenth century print. This particular residence is located very close to the centre of Orvieto, just a few steps away from its cliff and its famous Cathedral. Originally built in the medieval age, it was then rebuilt in 2016, in accordance with anti-seismic criteria, with recovered materials and prestigious elements, respecting the typical standard of the area while adding safe structures and modern comforts.
The property covers an area of 310sqm on 3 levels: a large central front door leads to a 40sqm living room with monumental fireplace and large side French window, which can be used as second entrance with glass security door connected to a wooden pergola; from the living room, we get to a first sleeping area, with bedroom and bathroom with shower (perfect for people with reduced mobility too). Climbing up some steps, we get to a typical tufa rock “taverna” with fireplace and brick recesses. In the hallway we find a lift and a stone staircase. On the first floor we have an elegant sitting room with antique fireplace, dining area with antique wood burning stove, masonry kitchen with high fireplace (used also as barbecue) and bathroom. On the second floor there are two bedrooms with walk in closets and bathrooms. Through a small stair, we get to the attic with study/bedroom and bathroom.
The property includes a technical room/laundry room with antique sink, woodshed, storages and thermal plant.
Located in a very panoramic position, overlooking the valley, the house is surrounded by about 3ha of land with olive grove and fruit trees. There is an already approved project for the construction of a guesthouse of about 50sqm, an indoor swimming pool/Jacuzzi and a fountain.
This property would be perfect as both main residence and second home. Considering its location in an area sought by tourists, it could also be used as holiday home to rent out. Thanks to its beauty, historic taste, location and comfort, just a few steps away from the marvellous town of Orvieto, this property is an interesting investment not to be missed.
Considering also its 3ha of land, the new owners could start a small agricultural business, with typical/organic products such as olive oil, vegetables, lavender and high quality intensive crops.
This farmhouse is located in Umbria, close to Tuscany, in a strategical position just a few steps away from Orvieto with all its amenities. Immersed in greenery, in a private but not isolated position, it boasts beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding countryside and the historical Cathedral. The property is reachable through a paved road, with a small stretch of dirt road currently under maintenance. In few minutes by car, by bike or on foot, it is possible to reach Orvieto. Nearby, many other important centres, such as Todi, Città della Pieve, Cetona, Bolsena Lake.