• Country house near Assisi

    Umbria, Italy
  • €1,600,000 EUR


PROPERTY INFORMATION

Location

Assisi, one of the most charming historic centres in Umbria, is home town of Saint Francis.
La Torretta, just 10 minutes drive to Assisi, among the hills of olive trees stretching up to Perugia, is an ancient stone farmhouse overlooking the valley.
The property in conveniently located, secluded but not isolated, easily accessible and well-connected to the main road system.
The quickroad SS75, just 7 km away, ensures convenient connections to Perugia (19 km) in 15 minutes drive, Foligno (28 km), Trevi (39 km) and Lake Trasimeno (37 km).
Spoleto (52 km), Todi (51 km) and Gubbio (40 km) are just 30 minutes drive, while Rome and Florence are respectively 182 km and 168 km away.
The Airport of Perugia Sant’Egidio, just 8 km away, provides direct flights to Milan and London (Ryanair).
 
Description of buildings

A tree-lined driveway beyond the entrance gate gives access to the park that frames the manor’s farmhouse, the outbuilding and the garage.
The manor’s farmhouse consists of a tower, the main buildng, around which the other ones develop.
The façade is characterized by staircase with lodge, typical of the countryhouse of Umbria and Tuscany, while one side features a cosy portico for al fresco dining adjoining the kitchen.
The property hosts 5 independent apartments; the main one is on the ground floor, recoverd from the former stables and consisting of dining-room, living-room with fireplace and brick vaulted ceiling, kitchen with direct access to the portico, bathroom, bedroom, further bathroom and utility room.
The external staircase gives access to the first floor, where a landing makes two apartments independent, each one composed of living-room with kitchenette, double en-suite bedroom and bathroom.
From the first floor an internal staircase leads to the second floor consisiting of two apartments which are similar to the one on the first floor, consisting of kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom.

The property is completed by a further apartment included in the stone outbuilding, set between the property entrance and the square. It hosts living-room with fireplace and kitchen, double bedroom, utility room and bathroom.

The overall surface of the farmhouse plus the outbuilding is 354 sqm (including the 21 sqm portico), in addition to 16 sqm of garage with 42 sqm of shed. 
Condition

The property, completely restored, features very good finishings and excellent general conditions.
The manor’s farmhouse maintains the characteristic exposed stone structure, featured by the outbuilding as well.
 
Outdoor space

The landscape gardening has been carefully designed.
A green carpet embraces the property stretching up to the stone paving of the terrace overlooking the valley and the beautiful 10x5 m swimming-pool with a depth ranging from 1,2 to 1,4 m.
The stone paving finishes the area around the swimming-pool equipped with deckchairs and sun umbrellas.
The property land is completed by a beautiful stretch of olive trees.

 
Usage and potential

Set in the heart of the most renowned town in Umbria, 15 minutes to the Universitary city of Perugia, 30 minutes to Lake Trasimeno and 9 km to Assisi, La Torretta is the ideal property for those who love combining their house with easily manageable accomodation facilities.
The presence of a kitchenette in each apartment allows the guests to live in complete privacy.
The Airport of Perugia Sant’Egidio, 8 km away, is a very imoprtant connection for the tourists from UK, thanks to the direct flights to London.