JKM-895 Stone house of antique origins immersed in vegetation in hilly and panoramic position
The property is located 3 km from Santa Maria della Rassinata, probably the eldest Tuscan village around which during past twenty centuries several residential and religious building were constructed.
The house was most probably built on top of a pre-existing antique structure. It was modified and extended during following centuries and today measures approximately 360 sq.m. on two levels plus under roof area.
The ground floor consists of several old cellars, stables and stores, which height vary from 1.50 to 3.40 metres (sufficient to be turned into habitable space). Most rooms feature beamed ceilings, terracotta or stone floors. There is even an antique arch made out of stone.
The first floor, with entrance through an internal staircase, features three bedrooms, kitchen with open fire place in terracotta, dining room, sitting room with magnificent stone fire place, two small bathrooms and larder. It also features a panoramic terrace overlooking the below valley. Some of the rooms still have beamed ceilings and floors in terracotta.
Under roof area is partially habitable since its height varies from 1.35 to 2.63 metres.
The antique bread oven, still perfectly functioning is located in a 30 sq.m. outbuilding located nearby.
The antique church stands slightly below. It is partially collapsed.
The property includes 5 hectares of land which develops mostly on terraces towards the valley. There are olive trees, fruit trees and arable land with an artificial lake used once to water the vegetable garden.
The part around the house has old stone walls and is fenced. If required, more land - up to additional 7 hectares can be purchased.
City water, light and telephone line are in place. Access is through 500 metre dirt road, along which there are two other houses. The one closer to the property is abandoned.
It is a beautiful property, suitable also to become a holiday home or B&B. The area, with its high altitude and rich vegetation is appreciated for its cool summers.
Distances: Santa Maria in Rassinata (restaurant) Arezzo - 26, Castiglion F.no - 25 km, Firenze 106, Perugia 67, Palazzo del Pero - 14, Cortona - 28 km., Ansina - 9 km.
- Toscana, Arezzo – Santa Maria della Rassinata
- Living surface
- 450 m2
- 50.000 m2
- GPS coordinates
- 43.384249, 12.046694
- In need of restoration
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- € 170.000,00
The beautiful property, dating back to the beginning of 19th century is located in a hilly and panoramic position, surrounded by the most prestigious estates and villas of Arezzo. It consists of a restored farm house, old barn, garden with lake and three hectares of olive groves and vineyard.
The main building measures approx. 450 sq.m. It is divided into four independent units. The largest apartment consists of a large portico, triple sitting room with vaulted ceilings and open fire place, eat-in-kitchen and bathroom. First floor features a sitting room with antique fire place, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The second unit consists of a spacious studio with bathroom. The other two units are being presently restored. One will feature a sitting room with kitchenette and open fire place on the ground floor and two bedrooms and bathroom on the first. The other will have a sitting room with kitchenette, bathroom and bedroom. Very little work remained to complete these former two apartments.
The old barn measures approx. 200 sq.m. on two levels. It is presently being used as storage of agricultural equipment, but could be easily turned into a guest house.
The houses are surrounded by a nice garden with extensive lawns and lake with water lilies, perfectly maintained olive grove and vineyard in full production.
All utilities are in place.
It is a beautiful property set in panoramic and prestigious position, at almost walking distance to the town centre. Perfect as private residence or B&B.
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