Il Casale del Poeta is for sale in a hilly and panoramic location, just 7 km from Todi. The property comprises an old farmhouse which has been restored and extended surrounded by around 4 hectares of land, with pool and horse stall. The offer of sale also includes a useful space for building another farmhouse for use as living space, with a surface area of around 120 sq.m above ground and the possibility of converting a small structure (40 sqm) into an annex consisting of living room, bedroom and bathroom.
The property is situated in the pretty Umbrian hills, in a secluded area surrounded by nature but at the same time close to the region’s main historic centres, which provide cultural events and shows throughout the year: Orvieto (38 km), Perugia (50 km) and Spoleto (50 km) can be reached in around 45 minutes by car. The nearest airport is Perugia, 53 km away, while Rome Ciampino (152 km) and Rome Fiumicino (170 km) airports are less than two hours drive away.
Description of buildings The farmhouse has a total surface area of around 473 sq.m, over two floors, plus a picturesque little tower. The entrance opens into a large area featuring a decorative steel staircase, which leads to the next floor. In this area there is also a guest bathroom for the ground floor and a storeroom. Next door, there is the living space with a large living room with fireplace, the dining room and the kitchen, also with fireplace and a good sized pantry. Up the staircase from the entrance to the next floor there is a large studio/sitting room and, to the left, a gallery, each overlooking the area below. On the right side of the floor there is the sleeping area, with two double bedrooms with en-suite and another bedroom with two floors: with a walk-in wardrobe and bathroom on the first floor and the bedroom area in the tower on the floor above.
It is also possible to build an annex for living purposes, with a total surface area of around 120 sq.m above ground and convert another small existing structure (40 sqm approx) into a further independent unit with living room, bedroom, bathroom.
Not far from the farmhouse there is an area for horses: an annex of around 200 sq.m with stalls for 4 horses, tack room and hayloft.
State and finishing The property has been completely restored and is in perfect condition. Inside, there are the typical features of Umbrian farmhouses, such as tiled floors and ceilings with wood beams and tiles on the first floor, which fit perfectly with the modern elements of the decor such as the steel staircase or the minimalist bathroom fixtures.
Almost all the furniture (with the exception of some pieces such as the piano), all of the best quality, is included in the sale price.
External areas Il Casale del Poeta is surrounded by around 4 hectares of hilly, panoramic land, with a little olive grove with around 60 trees. The swimming pool, with a view of Todi, is in a secluded and peaceful location, with a small porch nearby where there is a barbecue and wood-burning oven.
Use and potential uses Il Casale del Poeta is in one of Umbria’s best-loved areas and would be an ideal home to spend holidays or long periods of the year, due to its central location in relation to some of the region’s main historic centres. Being so close to Todi, just 7 km away and around an hour and a half from Rome, means the property would also be perfect as a main house, for those looking to live in contact with nature, away from the stress of the city.