Traditional country house situated in a panoramic position on a hill with a view overlooking the centre of Todi. Fully restored, with a surface area of 540 sq.m, with ample living area and kitchen, 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, laundry room and garage. Features include beamed ceilings and handmade tiled floors. 1.4 hectares of land.
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On a hilltop, surrounded by the unspoilt countryside, the farmhouse enjoys a breathtaking panorama overlooking the ancient town of Todi, only 9 km away.
The location is peaceful and secluded but not isolated; in the surroundings, in lower position, there are further dwellings that are less than 1 km away; the closest village is 4 km away, while the quickroad E45 is a 10 minute drive (Colvalenza Exit from south and Todi San Damiano form north)
The property is very well-connected to the main historic towns of Umbria, such as Perugia (53 km), Orvieto (47 km), Spoleto (42 km), Terni (40 km).
Rome is one and a half hour drive (128 Km), while Florence is a two hour drive (197 km). The closest Airport is Perugia s.Egidio (54 km, about a 45 minute drive), while the international Airports of Rome Fiumicino and Rome Ciampino are respectively 170 km and 142 km away.
Description of buildings
The property consists of a large and finely restored farmhouse plus a small outbuilding to be retrieved and is surrounded by 1,4 hectares of private land.
The farmhouse is set on three levels covering an overall area of about 540 gross sqm in addition to further 54 gross sqm of the closeby outbuilding.
The ground floor
A stone paved small path crosses the lawn giving access to the main entrance that leads to the ground floor consisting of entrance hall, double lounge with fireplace overlooking the portico, dining-room, large kitchen with fireplace, double en-suite bedroom and second bathroom serving the living area.
The first floor
From the entrance hall of the ground floor a staircase connects to the upper floor hosting the sleeping area composed of three large double en-suite bedrooms.
Located in secluded position on the rear of the farmhouse, a paved ramp leads to a large and conveniently located garage that is directly connected to the dwelling and to the rest of the basement, hosting a spacious laundry-room, utility room, pantry and storage. The power station plant, with independent access from the outside is located near the garages.
The outbuilding to be retrieved
Opposite the farmhouse, there is an outbuilding of about 54 gross sqm that can be retrieved to create an area serving the main dwelling.
State and finishing
Dated back to the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, the farmhouse has been completely restored in 2005 preserving the original structure and the typical materials of the Umbrian countryhouses.
The exteriors feature exposed stone walls with arches and windows finished with bricks, while the interiors have handmade cotto floors, plastered walls conveying brightness to the rooms and ceilings with wooden beams and cotto tiles.
The property is in perfect condition with new bathrooms and plants.
The farmhouse is embraced by 1,4 hectares of gently rolling land.
The area nearby the farmhouse consists of garden with lawn, olive trees and cypresses, while the border of the lawn is marked off by white stones, the same that form the walls of the farmhouse.
The beautiful portico stretches along the whole south side and represents a passage area between the living area and the garden, ideal for al fresco dining while enjoying a breathtaking view over the countryside and Todi with its large dome of the Consolazione.
The building of a swimming-pool is allowed.
Use and potential uses
The property is ideal both as permanent residence and as holiday home, as well as an investment with the possibility of renting it out on a weekly basis when it is not inhabited.
It represents the ideal location for those who wish a secluded but not too isolated property and for those who love living in the countryside without renouncing the closeness to historic towns offering amenities and cultural events.