Umbria, Lake Trasimeno area
New built country house with all modern comfort in the hills overlooking the Tuscan mountain ridge and Piegaro, Perugia, Italy
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This traditional luxurious Umbrian villa of 250 sqm (8 sleeps, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms) was newly built (finished in Spring 2008 and redecorated in May 2015) using authentic materials like stone exposed outside walls and wooden beams. The interior is done in a light modern, but cozy style and can be described as very luxury. The fenced villa is dominantly positioned on top of an important hillside near Lake Trasimeno and Perugia. Enjoying spectacular vast views to Tuscany (Montepulciano). The old Medieval town of Piegaro is only 3 kilometers away where the A1 Motorway (Rome-Florence) is only 20 minutes drive.

The villa is not isolated, but will offer enough privacy. The beautiful pool is positioned within an olive grove and is surrounded by modern garden furniture. The garden consists of large lawns, roses, oleanders, lavender, cypresses and rosemary. A large veranda and separate pergola offer shade at any time of the day. In the basement the internal parking garage is positioned as well as the beautiful traditional wine-cellar. In summer 2015 the current owner acquired extra adjacent land that enlarges the current garden to the mentioned dimensions of approximately 3.849 sqm. Also, building allowance is available for another approximately 180 sqm of new buildings (e.g. poolhouse or guest annex).

Casale Orizzonte is fulltime under Exclusive SpecialUmbria Property Management.

Why this is Special
This is the ideal combination between a classical Umbrian country house and modern luxury inside. Ever since the building of Casale Orizzonte the owners spent maximum of attention to all aspects of the house and its direct environment.
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Type of property
Inside: approximately 250 gross sqm; outside: approximately 3.846 sqm of which approximately 756 sqm of buildable land with a building allowance of approximately 189 sqm.
Rental Potential
Casale Orizzonte has shown excellent rental results since 2008 up to 15 weeks per year.
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All 4 luxurious rooms have a double bed where one bedroom has 2 single beds. There are another 2 folding beds; we suggest this only for young children sleeping at their parents room. In the main bedroom a large flat screen satellite TV is positioned, built in the cupboard.
2 bathrooms of which 1 is en-suite both in modern style (toilet, shower, bidet). There is a separate guest toilet on the ground floor.
Very large L-shaped, open, well equiped, kitchen with all modern equipment among which JURA espresso machine.
Very spacious living room attached to the large veranda which is overlooking the countryside. Traditional Umbrian fireplace. Large dining table. Loewe HIFI system and satellite TV. Tuned piano.
Other rooms
In the basement area accessible from the driveway are a large garage including laundry, two separate utility rooms and an Umbrian style wine cellar.
Amenities: Hob/Stove, Oven, Fridge, Fridge with freezer, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Tumble dryer, Iron+board, Satellite tv, Television, Internet access, Central heating, Barbeque, Private pool, all in good condition.
The swimming pool is 10 x 5 meters; a well preserved and maintained garden (including automatic daily watering) consisting of large lawns with up to 50 big old olive trees around the house as well as luxurious garden furniture. Traditional BBQ built in local stone near the house.
Direct Environment
Orizzonte is part of a small development where some other villas and apartments at comfortable distance in the same style and quality are located.
Property Management
The house is under exclusive property management of SpecialUmbria all year through which can be continued after acquisition.
Class D
There are 2 solar panels for the production of hot domestic water, a water softening and pressure system, an excellent functioning well for watering the garden and a full automatic irrigation system. The house is connected to mains (septic tank), electricity, gas, telephone and flat wireless internet.
The current asking sales price refers to the property in its current state as described in this profile, including kitchen and sanitary equipment in the bathrooms. All inside (excluding the piano) and outside furniture is for sale at a separate price of EUR 45.000. This property is currently also for rent through SpecialUmbria. The owner has committed himself to respect all currently taken short term rental agreements before selling the property. Please inform with SpecialUmbria for the latest updates on this. After the sale rentals can be continued if desired.

The Lake Trasimeno is 25 km away. Nearest village is Piegaro (3 km) and other important towns are Citta  della Pieve (13 km), Paciano (18 km) and Panicale (13 km).

Piegaro is a sleepy medieval town with some shops (butcher, bakery, small grocery), bars, pharmacy, bank and church. Better equipped shops one can find in Tavernelle di Panicale (9 km) on the way to Perugia. In Piegaro and around one can find some local restaurants; a broader offer with also some fine restaurants is found in Citta  della Pieve.
Ideal for long walks directly from the property. Beach and water sport facilities at the nearby Lake Trasimeno (25 km). Golf courses are near Panicarola (16 km) at Golf Course Lamborghini (9 holes) and in Ellera Umbra (28 km) at Golf Club Perugia (18 holes).
Nearest airports are Umbria International Airport Sant'Egidio near Perugia (45 km), Rome Fiumicino (190 km) and Ciampino (175 km) International Airports and Florence International Airport (165 km); nearest A1 Motorway exits are at Fabro (20 km) for Rome and exit Chiusi (25 km) for Florence; international train station of Chiusi (22 km) also hosts car rentals.
The most important cities in Umbria and Tuscany with all facilities for shopping, culture and art are within reach: (wine in) Montepulciano (45 km), Castiglione del Lago (26 km), Cortona (45 km), Siena (105 km), Florence (145 km), Perugia (35 km), Gubbio (80 km), Todi (60 km), Orvieto (50 km), Spoleto (95 km), Montefalco / Bevagna (85 km), Deruta (50 km), Assisi (55 km) and of course Rome (170 km).