Price EUR 1.350.000
Sales Category ready to move in
Dimensions Main house: approximately 394 sqm including an orangery connected with the house through a porch
Small utility room behind the house: 10 sqm.
The garden in front of the house is approximately 5.000 sqm
Location Click here for location map
Rental Potential Upon purchase, Special Umbria is available to project-manage the renovation and/or styling of this property, for an agreed fee. On completion of the project, we would be delighted to exclusively manage the short-term holiday rental of the property, giving you a guaranteed return on your investment. Please contact us for more details.
Building project Click here
Sleeps 8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 4
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Torrantica


A unique use of old materials for a house that makes cosiness its key point .


This former watch tower out of the 14th century near Lake Trasimeno was meticulously restored by the current owners. Over the centuries the upper part of the tower has been dismantled and transformed into a residential building with additions over time to create, albeit accidental, an architecturally interesting farmhouse with varying roof levels – and each has a story to tell. The latest restoration works were carried out with original and reclaimed materials to create an authentic rustic feel but with all the comforts of modern living. The beautiful arched entrance leads to the almost 40 m² eat-in kitchen with a stone fireplace, Ilve stove and Francesco di Maio hand painted tiles. The kitchen forms the central hub of this exceptional property. The layout offers 3, 4 or even 5 bedrooms depending on requirements. The covered pergola is the perfect outdoor eating space for 14 people and the orangery is a bright, airy reading room of 25 m². The mature gardens feature a planted arched walkway to an intimate pergola which takes in the sunset, olive groves, cypress trees and a gravel path to the swimming pool with a bathroom, relaxation area and connections for a sauna. There is a storage area and technical room below the pool. Altogether a perfectly maintained property in a peaceful position with great character and a feeling of homely warmth.

Layout


Bedrooms

The main bedroom is on the first floor and it has a old and working fire place and a private terrace south exposed. Another bedroom is found on a mezzanine floor and keeps its allure of character. Another bedroom with separate entrance is found on the ground floor and it is connected to further bedroom.

Bathrooms

Bathrooms are all equipped with showers, and different coloured tiles.

Kitchen

One large kitchen is present in the main house with easy connection with the outdoor. The kitchen boast a big fireplace.

Living room

Very large living room perfect for family reunions on the first floor floor directly connected to a large library room and with a porch with stairs.

Other rooms

Having the characteristics of being a long house, there are several extra rooms that can be used with different purposes. At the moment, connected to the main bedroom there is a large cloackroom with built in closet, a large library, a studio office on the ground floor. There is also a pantry with separate doors connected to the kitchen. A very nice feature is the orangerie at the entrance of the property.

Facilities


Outside

The property is not overlooked by other properties, and enjoys wonderful panoramic views across the Umbrian countryside. The half hectare of land includes landscaped gardens and more natural areas including an olive grove. The 14 x 6 metre swimming pool with sun terrace is located below the property and is equipped with a small pool house. Access is by means of a good white road.

Technical

Electricity, own well water, central heating, fireplace, broadband internet access, satellite-TV, alarm system, irrigation system.

Energy

Class: G

Other features

Direct environment

The house is close by the villages Lisciano Niccone and Castel Rigone.
Castel Rigone can also be reached by walk via a path behind the house (20 minutes walking)

Property Management

Notes

The property is offered for sale in its current state as described in this profile; all present furniture is for sale at seperate offer.

Location


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Surroundings

Torrantica is located in a very unspoilt countryside, but with easy access from the tarmac road. There are few houses and fields in the view. Lisciano Niccone is few km away with supermarket, shops and bars. The lovely town of Castel Rigone is at 10 minute drive or 20 minutes walk.

Travel

Nearest airports are Umbria International Airport Sant'Egidio near Perugia (55 km), Ancona International Airport (165 km), Rome Fiumicino (250 km) and Ciampino (235 km) International Airports, Florence International Airport (150 km) as well as Pisa International Airport (215 km); nearest Motorway exit is at Tuoro sul Trasimeno (12 km; N75/E45) for the connection with the A1 to Rome and Florence; in the direction Umbertide (23 km) one will find the N3bis/E45 towards the Adriatic coast northbound and to Perugia southbound. Near the train stations of Terontola (23 km) as well as the one in Umbertide one will find car rentals.

Distances

The most important cities in Umbria and Tuscany with all facilities for shopping, culture and art are within reach: (wine in) Montepulciano (50 km), Castiglione del Lago (28 km), Arezzo (50 Km), Citta di Castello (40 km), Siena (88 km), Florence (120 km), Perugia (45 km), Gubbio (53 km), Todi (85 km), Orvieto (110 km), Spoleto (105 km), Montefalco / Bevagna (95 km), Deruta (60 km), Assisi (65 km) and of course Rome (230 km).

Leisure & activities

Lake Trasimeno (15 km) with its islands, boats, beaches, leisure activities and amazing views is in the next valley, near Tuoro sul Trasimeno (12 km) and Passignano sul Trasimeno (18 km). Golf courses are near Panicarola (38 km) at Golf Course Lamborghini (9 holes) and in Ellera Umbra (40 km) at Golf Club Perugia (18 holes).

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