Halfway between Orvieto and Amelia, within a small medieval hamet, there is Palazzetto de' Conti, an ancient palzzo di guardia dating back to the XVII century, finely restored turned into a cosy accommodation business in a characteristic setting boasting breathtaking view over the Tiber Valley. It is located in Umbria, on the border with the northern part of Lazio, very conveniently located: in half an hour drive it is possible to reach some of the most characteristic historic centres of the area, such as Orvieto (25 km), Amelia (23 km) and Todi (27 km), while Lake Bolsena is 38 km away. The road network is very good, the access to highway A1 (Attigliano or Orvieto toll) 16 km away allows to reach Rome (102 km) in just one hour drive. The nearest Airport is Perugia S.Egidio (71 km), while the Airport of Rome Fiumicino is 149 km away.
Description of buildings
The Guard Mansion, finely restored, develops over three levels covering an overall surface of gross 411 sqm.
Entrance hall, large central hall with fireplace, direct connection to the panoramic terrace, four en-suite bedrooms (one of them is currently used as studio).
Large hall with fireplace and bar corner around which four additional en-suite bedrooms develop.
It has direct access from outside as well as inside connection, it is composed of a characteristic breakfast hall partly digged into the rock, further hall suitable for restaurant/breakfast hall, gourmet kitchen, toilet and technical room.
The purchase price includes also the whole furniture (with the exception of a few personal belongings) including the one of the bedrooms and the gourmet kitchen.
Potential enlargement It possible to purchase separately two additional buildings in close proximity (not included in the asking price) that cover about 120 sqm:
Located in the vicinity, just below the Mansion, there is a portion on two levels plus a spacious terrace connected to the living-room of the mansion. The two floors have been prearranged to host two en-suite bedrooms as well as a kitchenette. The rooms can be either connected by an internal staircase or separately used thanks to two separate entrances. The restoration has been carried out up to a builder’s finish in order to let the future owner choose the finishings according to his personal taste and requirements.
The separate apartment
Only a few metres from the mansion and the portion, there is a further independent apartment, ready to live-in and in good conditions, consisting of two bedrooms, bathroom and living area with kitchenette.
The basement of the apartment hosts a laundry-room.
The mansion has been carefully restored and is in perfect condition.
The large terrace of new construction, adjoining the living-room of the mansion, represents an outdoor area that allows to enjoy the breathtaking view. An ideal place for relaxing and al fresco dining.
Usage and potential
The primary use of this property is accommodation business, therefore this property is ideal for those who look for a prestige accommodation business for international clients. Further to the enchanting and convenient location, the property boasts the following strong points:
-possibility of continuing the already established business with an immediate income;
-further accommodation potentiality of the portion and of the separate apartment; -possibility of enlarging the catering business thanks to the licence that currently allows to cater both for guests and for clients who don’t stay by the property;
-suitable both for a sustainable management and for a potential future resale.