Large tower house with habitable outhouse and large garden at a panoramic location at Castiglione dei Pepoli, Emilia Romagna, Italy
Unique tower house with a large sunny terrace, fenced garden and habitable outhouse at central location. Tax incentives for B&B.
This large character home offers 340 sqm living space and consists of the main house and a large annex with 2 habitable, independent units. Excellent main residence, holiday home and suitable for a B&B or rental accomodation due to its size and convenient location.
The appealing main house is across 2 floors, boost of many character features, furthermore there is a tower as part of the main building.
and there is a large annex, recent construction with much more added living space, all kept in a very good order.
The house is on 1370 sqm plot with a cobbled courtyard, 2 small stone sheds, driveway and fenced garden with some mature trees and a small orchard. There is sufficient space for a swimming pool to be added.
The property has been tastefully decorated throughout. It offers an airy and bright living space.
The main building benefits from a large panoramic terrace where one can enjoy the Mediterranean sunshine, watch the spectacular sunsets over the Apennines. From the terrace the entrance takes you to a spacious living room with a fire place, exposed beams. At the ground floor level there is also a fitted kitchen, a double bedroom and a bathroom.
The lower ground floor with a benefit of a separate entrance, 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 unique 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, ideal spot to relax and enjoy the far reaching views.
In the main house there are 4 double bedrooms all with fabulous panoramic views of the Apennines.
Located in the garden, it has been designed and furnished by an architect.
It has been built on two levels in a country house style. This part of the property is a recent construction. At the ground floor there is a fully fitted 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 Apennines. There are also 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
At the lower ground floor of the annex, there is a small apartment with its own independent access. It consists of 2 bright bedrooms , a modern bathroom, spacious fully fitted kitchen, pantry, laundry and utility room.
The property has its own LPG central heating fitted which can be switched to gas supply available in this town.
The property is at Castiglione dei Pepoli town, less than 10 minutes walk to the town centre. It is situated in a green, sought after 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 by car via the A1 motorway.
This property offers a great living space and is ideal as a family home with space for visitors or home based business and also suitable for a B&B or guesthouse. There are various tax incentives available for this purpose.
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 cultural and sporting events take place here.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 with ski slopes and winter sport facilities, ideal for a day trip or weekend away.
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