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The house stands within its own private grounds of 3 acres traditionally terraced. There are 360° views taking in the magnificent Mount Cetona and its valley to the west on the Tuscany side, on the Umbria side to the east views of Citta delle Pieve and the valley .
The swimming pool, on the same level as the house, 10m x 5m, has a wide terracotta tiled patio surround and close by is a pergola dining area with BBQ for outside entertaining and relaxation to make the most of the long Italian summers. Mature plants including roses, oleander, lavender, rosemary and shade trees give a park like feel to the house and enhances the privacy of the hill-top location.
The terraces have well established fruit trees, peaches, nectarines, plums, a grape vine plus the lower terrace has a small olive grove of 8 productive trees and secluded wooden gazebo.
Complete privacy is assured as the property is positioned to take full advantage of the peace and tranquility of the location as it is surrounded by mature oak woodland up to and included within its boundaries
.There is a grotto, handy for storage of wine and oil and other necessary items, in the lower terrace and there the encompassing woodland where deer, wild boar and porcupines are often seen, enhances the enchanting atmosphere of the property.
The nearest neighbours are located 800 metres away and well below the house and gardens ensuring that the property and grounds are not over looked in any way.
The main entrance way leads into a tiled and beamed hallway. On the left is the kitchen with a wood burning stove, gas cooker and fitted units. To the right are the walk in larder, utility room, and cloakroom. The hallway leads into a large beamed main living space with fireplace at one end, central space used as a formal dining room, but would accommodate a full size pool table, with door to east patio. The northern end section, with stairs to the upper floor, is currently a second sitting area but could be a small cinema room . An internal doorway at the southern end leads into a small hallway with the principal bedroom en-suite, a study/bedroom and the boiler room with door to the southern fruit garden and back patio areas.
Accessed by either the internal or external solid staircases has five double, or triple bedrooms, and one single all with shower en-suites. Tiled floors, radiators and spectacular aspects from the windows.
One additional room has been converted into a kitchen, used for self-catering rentals, but could easily be returned to a bedroom en-suite, with appropriate permission or kept for B&B purposes.
Attic. There is a metal extending ladder to access the attic storage space with solid floor running the length of the building where a gas boiler is located.
Throughout there are solid wood double glazed windows with incorporated insect screens with security grills on ground floor windows. The five reinforced entrance security doorways have beautiful wood panelling finishes both inside and out.
There is both LPG gas, served by an in-ground tank , and wood/ biomass central heating servicing the house, with the option to enhance the system with solar panels
There is ample scope to put your own style making this your home to your requirements or tasteful accommodation for guests and visitors to this wonderful region.
This is a rare opportunity for someone with a love of character and traditional values to own this property .
Beneficially there is an external staircase to the 1st floor, lending the property the flexibility to be used as a B&B, large family home or developed into 2 separate 230m2 apartments or even more given the right permissions
On the same level as the house is the BBQ and pergola sitting on a brick base adjacent to the swimming pool with wide patio terracotta paving and shower. A stand pipe to water the garden joined to the water collection tank to water the garden plus there is a large underground water reservoir connected to the mains supply to serve the property as a back-up.
There are several terraces around the house with well established grounds with shrubs, fruit trees, olive trees and a walnut tree.
The grotto, located on a lower terrace, is a useful place to house non-perishable as well as wine and oil.
There is a large level area, in front of the gateway to the house, divided in half to provide parking for up to 10 cars. The other section has wond3erful views of the mountain and valley. It could be utilized as a vegetable garden, play area or provide more parking