Unique tower house with a myriad of character features at Castiglione dei Pepoli, Emilia Romagna, ItalyRef: ITAERAB
- Energy rating: In process
- Storage room
- Private Parking
- Parking space
- Seperate Kitchen
- Air conditioning
- Central heating
- Lounge / diner
- Nice views
- Electrical Appliances
- Laundry room
- Fully Equipped
- Fenced plot
- Mountain views
Charming character home with a tower and architect designed stone house annex, driveway, fenced garden at Castiglione dei Pepoli, near Bologna, Italy.
The property consists of the main house across 2 floors and a character tower as part of the building across 2 floors and there is a large annex, recent construction with much more added living space, all kept in a very good order. The total internal area is 340 sqm.
The house is on 1370 sqm plot with a cobbled courtyard, small stone shed, nice fenced garden mainly laid to lawn and a few fruit trees. There is also a driveway.
The property has been tastefully decorated, it boasts a myriad of character features throughout and offers a variety of living areas which allows one to use its creativeness to make the best use of the habitat.
The main building welcomes you with a large panoramic terrace which basks in sunshine and is a great place to spend the long summer afternoons here whilst watching the spectacular sunsets over the Apennines. From here the entrance leads to a large and bright living room with a fire place, exposed beams. At this ground floor level there is also a kitchen, a double bedroom and a bathroom.
The lower ground floor offers a large fully fitted kitchen, an inviting lounge with a stove, dining room, pantry , bathroom and a bedroom or space for home office.
The tower which is accessed by an internal spiral staircase consists of two levels. At the first floor there are 2 bedrooms with a bathroom and at the top level there is a lookout tower with large windows allowing plenty of sunshine to come in. This is an ideal spot where one can enjoy the wonderful views of the area, relax mind and body.
There are 4 double bedrooms all with fabulous panoramic views of the Apennines.
The property is completed by an outbuilding, located just a few steps from the main building with its own entrance and terrace.
It has been built on two levels in a country house style. This part of the property has been recently added.
It has been designed by an architect with an intention to blend in with the character of the main building. At the ground floor there is a modern kitchen with a dining area, access to a yard and a large living room with fire place, exposed stone walls, wooden beams and unobstructed views of the mountains. Furthermore there are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
At the lower ground floor which has its own independent access there are 2 bright bedrooms , a modern bathroom, spacious fully fitted kitchen, pantry, laundry and utility room.
The property is at Castiglione dei Pepoli town, less than 10 minutes walk to the town centre. It is situated in a green, tranquil residential area. The property is 600 meters above sea level at a panoramic position, half way between Bologna and Florence, each city can be reached within 30 minutes drive along the A1 motorway.
This property offers a plenty of flexible living space for somebody looking for a large family home, space for visitors, home based business. This property is also ideal for a Bread and Breakfast or similar hospitality activity, with minimum effort one could easily have a flourishing business at this wonderful panoramic location. Considering the closeness to Castiglione dei Pepoli town centre, to the A1 motorway connecting this area with North and South of Italy, this is a perfect location and development for a such purpose considering that many visitors to Bologna, Florence or Tuscany stop on a way here for a few days.
Castiglione dei Pepoli is the biggest town in the Apennines between Bologna and Florence with 4000 inhabitants. The town boasts of a variety of amenities: supermarket, butcher, banks, library, news agents, pharmacy, hospital, post office, schools, bars, few restaurants and pizza places, hotels, weekly market, public swimming pool and other sports facilities. A number of festivities and events take place during the summer months here where traditional food, local wine and other produce can be sampled and one can blend in with the inhabitants of the local area. There are many hiking and cycling routes in the area. The closest airport is in Bologna and Florence.
The advantage of this area is that it is very central to Italy, one can easily reach Florence, Bologna, Modena, Ferrara, Mughello (home to Moto GP), Siena, Pisa, Volterra, San Gimignano, Rimini, Ravenna. On the west of Italy, the Tuscan coastline or on the east the Adriatic coastline can be reached within 2 hours. While in wintertime one can benefit from the closeness of the Abetone and Cimone mountains, which are about 2 hours drive and offer well groomed ski slopes and winter sport facilities, ideal for a day trip or weekend away.
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