Restored Farmhouse Villa To Buy In Italy
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Looking to buy a villa in Italy, then welcome to Santa Maria Vecchia. This is a beautifully restored, comfortable, farmhouse/villa in Italy on the border of Tuscany and Umbria set in 1.5 hectares being house, garden, olive grove, vegetable garden, orchard and woodland.
It has stunning views as far and wide as Chiusi, Montepulciano, Cortona, Mount Amiata, the Cetona Hills and surrounding towns and countryside.
It is set in a beautiful 600 hectare managed estate being a nature reserve with the fauna, flora and animals protected and within this beautiful setting you have use of 2 common swimming pools, a children’s playground, 2 tennis courts, table tennis, archery, fishing and a bocce ball (bowls) court. Providing a private swimming pool within the property can be arranged and the construction project managed.
The villa is genuinely ecological, with photovoltaic solar panels providing 7.3kWh to the grid for which the government pay a grant and the electricity rates to the house are minimised.
There are 100 olive trees within the property producing top grade extra virgin organic olive oil, a large irrigated vegetable garden and an orchard with a variety of productive fruit trees, some woodland and wide open spaces with wonderful views.
This farmhouse villa was completely renovated in 2009.
It could be occupied as two apartments – one on each floor - and is wheelchair accessible throughout.
There is an outbuilding of approximately 81sqm which is currently divided into a ceramic studio and a separate workshop – both being fully equipped.
The villa itself could be enlarged by another 100sqm and the outbuilding could be renovated into living accommodation. The study/kitchen on the first floor could be converted into a 4th bedroom.
The Villa has high speed ADSL Internet coming directly into the upstairs study with WiFi covering the house.
There are three telephone points - one on the ground floor and two on the first floor.
Purchase of contents from house, workshop and/or studio is negotiable.
The property is freehold and the Energy Classification is C.