ITALY, TUSCANY, SIENA, CASTIGLIONE D’ORCIA
Typical Val d’Orcia Farmhouse for Sale
Val d’Orcia Farmhouse for Sale. In the sought after Val D’Orcia in Tuscany, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famed the world over for its wonderful landscapes and enchanting towns and villages, this beautiful farmhouse enjoys a tranquil position just 4km from the town of Castiglione d’Orcia where there is a good selcetion of shops, restaurants and other services. In the heart of the most authentic Tuscany, this lovely property is surrounded by ancient woodland with a unique view of the Castle of Ripa d’Orcia.
Dating back to the 1700’s and renovated with care and attention to detail between 2002 and 2005, the property comprises a 2 storey farmhouse of 350 sqm with a delightful internal courtyard with an adjoining oven and a charming ruin of 60 sqm which could be restored to create an annex. The buildings are set in 3 hectares of land with a garden, woodland and 160 olive trees.
On the ground floor there is a large kitchen, 3 rooms dedicated to the dining and living area, a bathroom, various service rooms and a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and an independent entrance on the porch. Upstairs there are 3 comfortable bedrooms with 3 bathrooms and and access to a balcony connected to the ground floor by an ancient travertine staircase.
The property is accessed via a private driveway through the large olive grove consisting of 160 plants. A landscape of strawberry plants, gorse, rare junipers, elms, holm oaks and secular oaks make up the remaining 3 hectares of land. The numerous terraces were built with dry stone walls with the use of original stones.
Restored in keeping with Tuscan style and under the protection of the Superintendence of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape, the house has retained its wealth of wonderful original features including ancient terracotta floors, reclaimed oak floors and exposed oak beams. The ground floor heating is underfloor and the electricity underground to protect the original beauty and architecture of the property. Furnishings can be included in the sale.
350 sqm on 2 storeys.
Ground Floor: Living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen with fireplace, TV room, bedroom with fireplace and en-suite bathroom and access to the porch, pantry, bathroom, porch with wood oven and access to the technical room and storage room, courtyard.
First Floor: 3 bedrooms, 2 of which with en-suite bathrooms, bathroom, laundry.
Outbuilding to be restored.
Approx 3 hectares (7.41 acres) with garden, woodland and 160 olive tree.
Courtyard and terrace.
Access via 4km gravel road.
LPG heating + 3 fireplaces + ancient iron stove, mains water, mains electricity, 2 wells for automatic irrigation, alarm system, wifi possible by satellite.
Energy Efficiency Class: D
Distance from services:
4 km from Castiglione d’Orcia, 6 km from Bagno Vignoni, 16 km from Pienza.
Distance from main airports:
Perugia 105 km, Florence 135 km, Rome 225 km.
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