Country House in Montone, Umbria, Italy
Farmhouse with a 5-hectare plot of land between Città di Castello and Perugia
This renovated farmhouse is divided into 5 apartments intended for accommodation purposes and is surrounded by a private 5-hectare plot, including a park, a swimming pool, agricultural land and woodland. This 538 sq.m building develops over three floors and includes 8 rooms and 7 bathrooms. Each apartment has a living area.
Casale di Fortebraccio is located on a hill of the High Tiber Valley in Umbria near Tuscany, Marche and Emilia Romagna.
Its position is panoramic and strategic since it’s 5 minutes away from Montone (4 km) and half an hour from Città di Castello (20 km) and Perugia (36 km).
In less than one hour, you can reach Cortona (44 km) and Arezzo (60 km) and in one hour and a half, you can reach Siena (130 km), Florence (134 km) or the Adriatic sea (Fano, 95 km).
The nearest airports are Perugia (38 km) and Ancona (140 km), which are both one hour and a half away by car.
Description of buildings
This farmhouse develops over three floors for a net saleable area of 538 sq.m, besides an 11 sq.m portico and two terraces of 13 sq.m and 5.5 sq.m, respectively.
This building is divided into five apartments, one of which has an independent entrance and can be used as the owner’s house or it can be rented.
Owner’s apartment (floors 1 and 2): 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The external staircase on the side of the farmhouse leads to a 13 sq.m terrace, which gives access to the apartment on the first floor.
This apartment houses an entrance, a study, an eat-in kitchen, a living room with a fireplace and a 5.5 sq.m terrace, and a mezzanine.
The second floor includes two large rooms, both with an en-suite bathroom.
The owner’s apartment can be expanded by connecting it with one of the rented apartments.
The ground floor of this area houses the technical rooms, which include the heating and water systems facing the 11 sq.m portico, the pantry, the laundry room and a small storage room, besides a woodshed and another laundry room, both with an independent entrance.
The apartments are intended for accommodation purposes.
Apartment A (ground floor): 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. This apartment features an independent entrance, a living room with a kitchenette, a double room and a bathroom.
Apartment B (ground floor): 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. This apartment features a sitting room, an eat-in kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom.
Apartment C (first floor): 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. This apartment includes a living room with a fireplace, an eat-in kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
Apartment D (second floor): 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. This apartment is identical to the apartment on the first floor, and it includes a living room with a fireplace, an eat-in kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
State and finishing
This farmhouse was renovated in 2007 and dates back to the sixteenth century. It was probably built on the ruins of a fortified camp of commander Braccio Fortebraccio’s soldiers of fortune.
This property is in good conditions and is immediately habitable.
The owner’s area has maintained its original ambient, as it was renovated using the materials of the old building.
The area used for accommodation purposes is more modern and features single-fired and terracotta tiles. Some apartments have ceilings with exposed beams.
This property includes a plot of land of about 5.1 hectares. One hectare is intended for the park and the remaining ones for cultivation purposes and woodland.
The tarmac road that reaches the farmhouse is comfortable.
A tree-lined avenue gives access to the property and opens up to the park, which includes a car park.
Walking areas and a swimming pool with a solarium surround the building.
The private park offers the possibility to build a tennis court and expand the swimming pool.
Use and potential uses
Casale di Fortebraccio is perfect for a family who wants to live in the countryside and run a small accommodation business near Città di Castello (20 km away), a medium-sized town that offers all kind of services.
This farmhouse can also be converted into a permanent residence or can be used for long holidays.
Via Roma 30, Montone, Umbria, Italy