A rural estate of 8 hectares that includes: a farmhouse with 5 B&B rooms and two annexes; a DOP-grade olive grove, a fruit orchard and vegetable garden.
Building 1 has an area of 350 sqm; Building 2 has an area of 70 sqm, Building 3 has an area of 30 sqm.
A wonderful 250-year-old stone farmhouse in a stunning, rural setting that extends to 8 hectares and includes a commercial olive grove, a fruit orchard, a kitchen garden, woodland and meadows.
This is a 250-year-old farm in a tranquil setting of woodland and meadows, olive groves and orchards. The old stone farmhouse in rustic style is currently run as a B&B.
Downstairs, the property has an open kitchen, a large hall, a breakfast room and a sitting room with a fireplace. Upstairs are five en-suite double bedrooms connected by a long corridor that can be closed off in a couple of places, and a terrace overlooking the forest behind the house.
The terrace at the front of the property offers the perfect setting for dining al fresco, with views over the gardens, trees and valleys beyond. There is an outdoor pool (14m x 7m) with a terrace, where two large walnut trees provide shade.
The land here is a foodie and forager’s dream with a fruit orchard, olive groves, nut trees, wildflowers and an organic kitchen garden.
Food is a serious undertaking in this part of Italy and truffles, mushrooms, asparagus and wild boar are just a few of the culinary treasures to be found on the estate, all of which currently find their way onto the menu for guests.
The village of Macchie is close to Amelia, an ancient hill town with four of its six original entrances through the Etruscan wall still in place. Here, there are shops, bars and restaurants and well as Roman ruins to admire.
There are five double or twin en-suite bedrooms on the first floor in the main building. In the two annexes there are 3 bedrooms in total.
In the main building, each of the five bedrooms has an en-suite shower room and there is an independent bathroom on ground floor also.
In the two annexes there is one bathroom each.
There is a large, open kitchen with space for a table or island. The kitchen is connected by an archway to a dining area, which leads through another archway to a sitting area beyond. In both the annexes there is a kitchen corner each.
The living areas on the ground floor have cotto floors throughout and are connected by archways. There is a large hall, a breakfast room and a sitting room with an open fireplace.
In the whole property there are some extra rooms, that are technical rooms and pantries. On the ground floor of the main house a library is present with a wood burner for extra comfort.
The property has a terrace at the front with space for dining, and views out across the valley.
A second terrace looks out from the first floor bedrooms to the forest behind the house. The outdoor pool (14m x 7m) is gated. The paths that wind through the different parts of the estate are bordered by wildflowers and lead to an organic kitchen garden, a fruit orchard and three olive groves. The right type of soil and the kind climate mean an abundance of fruit, vegetables, nut trees and even truffles and mushrooms thrive here.
The estate is connected to mains electricity and mains water, as well as having a well used for irrigation of the garden and vegetable garden. Central heating is fuelled by LPG, with two boilers in the main house, with an underfloor heating system. There is air conditioning in each of the five bedrooms in the main house. There is a fireplace in the main house and a wood-burner in the library.
Another fireplace is present in the second house, which has also underfloor heating as well.
In the small house there is only electrical heating.
There is Wi-Fi, that has been recently upgraded.
The property is surrounded by 8 hectares of trees, meadows, olive groves and orchards. The Mediterranean evergreen woodland’s protected status makes it a haven for wildlife and birds, while the olive groves include 122 trees of four different varieties, which, due to the excellent quality, have the DOP mark, protecting their origin. Amelia, an ancient town dating back to the Etruscan period, is just 7km from the property. There are Roman ruins and lots of buildings of architectural interest, as well as a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants. Perugia, Assisi, Spoleto, Todi and Orvieto are all within reach.
The property is offered for sale in its current state as described. Some of the furniture shown in the pictures is no longer available but some is for sale separately.
An additional approximate 30 gross sqm may be built nearby or attached to the current buildings.