In the very heart of The Langhe – Piedmont – this 300 years old luxurious villa with 7 bedrooms, 75 sq.m. living room and mature garden with pool, is the perfect place for a big family or for those, who’d like to try the experience of living in Italy while renting a few bedrooms to international tourists.
This property of rare beauty, elegance and history is only 1,5 kms from Monchiero and 6 kms from Monforte d’Alba, two lovely towns in the Langa of Barolo.
This property has been object of renovation from 2010 until 2012 and is composed by a single unit, measuring about 555 sq.m., on 2 floors.
As soon as you open the entrance door you walk through the living room characterized by arched ceilings and cotto floorings. The living room is extremely spacious, directly illuminated and connected to the garden and portico via French doors. When sitting here, you feel like you are in another century.
From the living area, your journey continues to the modern and fully equipped kitchen, in contrast with the very traditional structure of the house.
Still on the same floor there’s a studio, directly connected to the garden on one side and to the portico on the other side. The living area and the kitchen are directly connected to the bigger portico facing east: here it’s very nice to have breakfast early in the morning, and it’s a cool area to enjoy an aperitif late in the afternoon.
On the opposite wing of the house, there is a suite, composed of sitting room and double bedroom; close by there’s another double bedroom currently equipped and used as a gym, a technical room and a guest bathroom.
From the living room, you can access the first floor, via a majestic staircase in wood and wrought iron.
On this floor, there are 5 double bedrooms and 2 spacious bathrooms. From all bedrooms, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Langhe. From 2 bedrooms you have direct exit out to the lovely loggia, where you can sit and watch the sunrise.
The basement is composed by 3 very spacious cellars (155 sq.m.) with vaulted ceilings, where you can store your collection of Barolo and other precious wines.
The villa was restored with great attention to details and with the clear intention to preserve all the original features, as the vaulted ceilings and cotto floorings. At the same time, some modern features have been added as thermal glasses on all windows, mosquito nets, alarm system and solar panels for hot water.
The heating system goes with radiators; in the living rooms there’s a wood fireplace.
This wonderful property, is surrounded by 1 hectare land, thus providing full privacy. The hillslope towards Monchiero is covered with a small forest of 40 trees.
Not far from the portico, there’s the large pool in natural stone masonry, measuring 11×4.6 mt. This is a perfect spot where you can relax chatting, reading, swimming or just enjoying the superb view.
In 2017 a BBQ area was created, so you can cook and dine out with your friends. The BBQ area has been conveniently placed not far from the kitchen.
When you are in the garden, looking eastwards one can see the foothills of the rolling country of the Langhe region; if you look south, you can spot the southern Alps with the Ligurian coast lying behind. Given clear weather, impressive mount Monviso, where the Po river has its source, can be seen in the distance. Also the Castle of Monchiero Alto is visible from the garden and house.
This superb luxury villa is located in the very heart of Piedmont, an Italian region where you have it all – lakes, hills, mountains, fine wines, great food and breathtaking scenery. It’s the perfect recipe for a happy life, as well as for a successful rental business.
The location is very private, yet extremely close to all services: you can walk to Monchiero (1,5 kms) where you can find a bakery, food shops, bars, post office, restaurants and all you need for your daily life. In a short distance, you can reach beautiful places like Monforte D’Alba (6 kms), Barolo (9 kms), Cherasco (14 kms), Alba (22 kms) and many others.
Why Buy It
This villa spreads a charm like a few others: very elegant and attractive, it’s the perfect Italian mansion for a big family.
Moreover, thanks to the big number of bedrooms, it may be also a good investment in terms of holiday rentals: you may rent the whole property or just a few rooms. Incomes are guaranteed: this area it’s near to the mountains for skiing in the winter, it’s near to the sea, it’s well-placed for reaching the rest of Europe, but most importantly it’s extremely beautiful in every season.
Moreover, thanks to the grape harvest in the autumn and white truffles, which are typically found from about November, the tourist season here is really long.
People who have moved to Piedmont, after years spent in the region, still find themselves stopping to take photos every time they go out. It’s a region, that will steal your heart.
* PROPERTY: Villa
* SIZE (sq.m.): 555
* ROOMS: 18
* BEDROOMS: 7
* BATHROOMS: 3
* LAND / GARDEN: 11.000 sq.m.
* GARAGE: Yes
* SWIMMING POOL: Yes
* ANNEXES: No
* CONDITION: Excellent
* POSITION: Hill
* CITY / TOWN: Monchiero
* PROVINCE: Cuneo
* REGION: Piedmont
* ACCESS: Paved Road
* ELECTRICITY: Yes
* WATER: Yes
* TELEPHONE: Yes
* INTERNET: Yes
* GAS: Yes
* HEATING: Yes
* Disable Friendly: No
* OTHER: Rental Potential