House for sale at € 1100000 in VolterraName/Address:
With easy access from the main highway this 200 year old Farmhouse has been the family home of the current owners for five years during which time it has been transformed into a highly desirable property boasting many unique features which combine the best of traditional Tuscan style with discrete modern amenities.
The first view of the property is the stunning loggia, the venue for those long tuscan meals. The house of 344 sq metres has a top quality Italian fitted kitchen, a WiFi area, bathroom, hall and large lounge. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two further bathrooms and a landing which overlooks the pool. The master bedroom has a terrace. All bedrooms have air conditioning providing heating in the winter and cooling in the summer. The house has, in addition, full gas central heating, and enclosed wood burning stoves in the Kitchen and Lounge.
There is a separate newly refurbished apartment, including a new kitchen area and bathroom. The apartment has its own central heating system and wood burning stove.
The grounds extend to 5000 sq metres and includes substantial irrigated landscaped gardens, 60 olive trees, multiple storage facilities and workshops. There is a 40 metre diameter lake currently drained and grassed which can be refilled by local natural drainage to provide a haven for fishing and wildlife. The grounds have secluded seating areas to admire the views and there are mature trees offering shade at all times of the day.
Maximum use is made of the free power of the sun to heat the domestic water, and to heat swimming pool water to a temperature of 29 degrees from May to October. Completely free electricity for the property plus an annual cash income is provided by the Photovoltaic System connected to the national grid. The eco friendly insulated pool, 10 x 5 metres, has an automatic safety cover and a beautiful 3m wide travertine tile surround.
The property has been developed for easy maintenance, especially the garden and pool.
The property has many other features which you will see when you view.
The current owners bought this house after only one viewing enchanted by the views and the garden! It was bought maybe as a holiday home or for letting but the owners found living there so attractive and leaving so hard they decided to live there full time.
The price includes the fitted kitchens, white goods, alarm system, air conditioning and wood burning stoves and the PV Systems.