In Umbria, the green heart of Italy, sustainable hamlet with 39 hectares of land.
The property is surrounded by oak woods, olive groves, a vineyard and boasts breathtaking amazing views. The farm is 9 km from the historic centre of Umbertide and 20 km from Lake Trasimeno, the largest peninsular lake in Italy.
Perugia Ponte San Giovanni and Terontola-Cortona are the closest train stations.
Perugia-Sant’Egidio airport is about 45 minutes’ drive away, the two airports in Rome can be reached in approx. Two hours and forty minutes.
Description of the buildings
The hamlet consists of a main farmhouse and numerous outbuildings.
The main farmhouse (about 1,035 sqm) is laid out on three levels, composed as follows.
- Ground floor: Ample kitchen with larder, dining room, living room, bathroom, office and bedroom with en-suite bathroom
- First floor: 2 bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, 3 bedrooms with shared bathroom, 2 living room with fireplaces, 2 kitchens
- Second floor: Dining room with fireplace and terrace, ample kitchen, a bedroom with en-suite bathroom and three bedrooms with a shared bathroom
The building is completed by a small annex housing a technical room and a tool shed.
The second building (120 sqm) is laid out on two levels.
- Ground floor: Kitchen/dining room, bedroom with bathroom.
- First floor: Kitchen/dining room with fireplace, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
The third building is a large outbuilding of about 280 sqm with floor to ceilings windows, high ceilings, bamboo floorings (perfect for yoga courses) and bathroom. The building is surrounded by a solar greenhouse/orangery. On the ground floor there is a carpenter’s shop and a cellar where you can make wine.
The property is completed by a bbq for pizza, a storage, an outbuilding with technical room on the first floor and a tool shed, a horse stable, henhouse, pigsty, a mud brick outbuilding, a 200 sqm greenhouse, two derelict buildings that can be renovated into two 100 sqm buildings, a parking area
State and finishes
The property dates back to the 15thcentury, originally it was a watching tower and over the years other buildings have been added. The current owner bought the hamlet in 2012, which was renovated following the principles of renewable energy, recycling of water, biomass heating and bio-construction.
The property includes a saltwater swimming pool (5 x 12 m) and it is surrounded by 39 hectares (96.33 acres) of land, of which 25 ha of woodland, 9 ha of arable and grazing, 2 ha of olive grove, 1 ha of vineyard, and 1 ha of vegetable gardens and fruit orchard.
In the farm there are various animals like horses, pigs, chickens, geese and goats; the flora consists of oak trees, juniper trees, chestnut trees, brooms, dog roses, berries and mushrooms. We find several hedges, planted by the current owner, enriching the property.
Use and potential uses
The hamlet can easily be used as a private home for up to three families, with lots of privacy and a great deal of shared external areas.