JKM-1087 Centuries old, restored palace with garden and pool in centre of Monterchi, hilltop medieval hamlet where the famous Madonna del Parto painting by Piero della Francesca is kept.
This quite a unique property – palace dating back to 17th century, restored with great care and maximum respect for the past and at the same time supplied with all the modern commodities. Located in the historic centre of Monterchi, the medieval borgo famous for the painting Madonna del Parto made by Piero della Francesca as tribute to his mother, it has a beautiful garden on two levels. The lower level, located close to the kitchen and under shadow of secular oaks is used for outside dining. The upper level has a beautiful Italian garden, swimming pool and fantastic views.
The palace measures about 800 sq.m. on three levels plus under roof area, partially habitable. The ground floor has two splendid sitting rooms, bedroom with bathroom on one side and an independent two-bedroom, two bathrooms, sitting room with kitchenette apartment on the other. This part has its own entrance from outside but is also connected with the main part.
An elegant stone staircase leads to the first floor which features a large dining room with antique fireplace, two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, another bedroom with separate bathroom, fantastic eat-in-kitchen, and another sitting room.
These two levels are in perfect and ready to move in conditions. They feature original terracotta floors, beamed ceilings, antique frames of internal doors and large windows which allow plenty of daylight. All bathrooms have been made quite recently. They all have showers except one, which features a bathtub. The kitchen has two hobs, original kitchen stove, antique sink, dishwasher, and all modern commodities.
All rooms have central heating. There are also several antique wood stoves. There are all included in the sale price.
The lower part of the garden is on the same level as the first floor of the building and close to the kitchen. There is a large pergola for outside dining and some romantic spots for relax under in the shade. Stone stairs lead to the Italian garden with fountains, old statues, and swimming pool with Jacuzzi. From here one can admire the beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
The lower ground floor is divided into several large rooms with high ceilings. One has access from the outside and can be used as garage for two or more cars. There is also an antique frigidarie, cellar excavated in the rock. All these spaces can be used for several purposes – gym, small Spa, wine cellar, wine bar or other.
The underroof is partially habitable and could be turned into additional living space if required.
This paradise is located within the antique walls of Monterchi, just below the watchtower and panoramic terrace, in front of the main square with several parking spaces. All services are at walking distance.
It is possible to purchase the attached building which has a separate entrance, beautiful suite, former store perfect for a bar and several room on the two upper levels.
Distances: Sansepolcro 14 km, Anghiari 9 km, Citta di Castello 12 km, Perugia with International airport 65km, Gubbio 62 km, Adriatic coast 100 km, Arezzo 27 km, Florence 104 km, Siena 98 km.
- Toscana, Arezzo – Monterchi
- Living surface
- 800 m2
- 460 m2
- GPS coordinates
- 43.4859, 12.111317
- 7 bedrooms
- 7 bathrooms
- € 1.150.000,00
- Swimming pool
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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