A pair of farmhouses for sale in Tuscany near Caprese Michelangelo overlooking Lake Montedoglio, available for sale together or separately. The villa farmhouse has 5 bedrooms and the larger farmhouse has 6 bedrooms. Each have their own private 12 x 6 mts swimming pool and share a land total of 11.5 hectares (7.6 ha mixed woodland + 3.2 ha arable land + 0.7 ha olive grove).
Farmhouses for sale in Tuscany – Lake Montedoglio – holiday accommodation business
The property, thanks to its panoramic position and its high-quality finishes, is currently run as a holiday accommodation business. It is possible to take over the business without further works needed, by using both buildings for it. Alternatively, it is possible to convert one of the farmhouses into a private residence, while keeping the other one available for guests.
The numerous activities one can take part in nearby contribute to the value of the property. In Caprese Michelangelo one can join the archery club or rent tennis courts. If one likes enjoying the landscape, woods and hills in the vicinity are crossed by paths and roads suitable both for hiking or mountain biking or horse riding. Fishing both coarse and trout is available locally and a professional golf course is available in Perugia (82km; 1h) while smaller course are available for amateurs in the vicinity.
Places to visit include the medieval town of Sansepolcro (16km; 20’), Arezzo (41km; 45’), the Etruscan Cortona (55km; 1h 6’), the crossbow town of Gubbio (79km; 1h 10’), the wine town of Montepulciano (89km; 1h 25’), the Franciscan Assisi (95km; 1h 15’), the papal Pienza (96km; 1h 35’), the Renaissance Florence (123km; 1h 50’), Perugia (82km; 1h) and the turreted San Gimignano (149 km; 2h 15’).
The closest and easiest to reach airports are Perugia Sant’Egidio (88km; 1h 10’), Firenze Peretola (128km; 1h 45’), Bologna Marconi (175km; 2h 10’), Ancona Falconara (191km; 2h 20’), Pisa Galilei (191km; 2h 25’), Roma Ciampino (269km; 3h) and Roma Fiumicino (284km; 3h 5’).
The particular shape of this Tuscan countryside real estate gives the opportunity of buying the two buildings separately, each with its own pool and half of the total land:
– The villa (300 sqm) with 12 x 6 m pool and 5.75 ha of land is available for EUR 525.000,00
– The farmhouse (500 sqm) with 12 x 6 m pool and 5.75 ha of land is available for EUR 425.000,00
The villa (300 sqm – 3,228 sqft) dates back to the 18th century and was originally a barn. Built following the slope of the hill, the villa boasts two independent accesses while the floors are connected by an internal staircase. The upper doorway leads to the night zone of the house, starting from an entrance hall with exposed stone walls, terracotta floors and wooden beams supporting the roof.
Bedroom N°1 is small and accessed directly from the entrance hall. Here we have terracotta floors and wooden beams on the roof with a single window offering a view over the nearby vineyards.
The room at the center of the floor, with parquet flooring and exposed stone walls, hosts the staircase leading down to the lower floor and grants access to the other three bedrooms.
Bedrooms N°2 is fitted with a panoramic terrace over the Lake Montedoglio. The bedroom has a parquet floor and a roof supported by wooden beams. The en-suite bathroom is paved in gres while the bath tub and the basins are covered in travertine.
Bedrooms N°3 is the biggest in the building and one of its walls is almost entirely covered in glass so that it offers a unique view over the surrounding countryside. A huge tree shields part of the sunlight in the afternoon. The ceiling, as high as 4 m at the top, is supported by wooden beams while floors are covered in gres.
Bedroom N°4 is really simple, with two windows granting a nice view over the Singerna river on one side and the Lake Montedoglio on the other.
The independent bathroom on the upper floor is a real masterwork: the shower, in particular, is covered in Murano glass tiles with small blown glass fishes embedded. The shower floor is tiled in two-colored glass (blue and copper).
The entryway on the lower floor leads directly to an open space including the living room, the dining room and the kitchen. The room is tiled in terracotta, while walls are plastered leaving only small sections of exposed stone. The arched entrance doorway offers a beautiful view over the Lake Montedoglio.
Bedroom N°5 (the only one on the ground floor) boasts a terrace and an en-suite bathroom with travertine-covered tub and shower. The rustic style of the bedroom is highlighted by terracotta floors and exposed stone walls.
The villa boasts two terraces, one for each floor. The upper one, with a beautiful ivy-covered pergola, is right next to a useful car park and leads to the entryway of the villa. The one on the lower floor, paved in stone, hosts a BBQ area ideal for al fresco dining.
The farmhouse (500 sqm – 5,380 sqft) dates back to the 18th century too and has been attentively restored to preserve the typical traits of the countryside buildings in Tuscany.
On the ground floor, we enter a spacious entrance hall, characterized by stone and graniglia floors, wooden beams on the ceiling and a monumental stone fireplace usable to warm the room during winter. The kitchen, right next to the entrance hall, boasts graniglia floors and wooden beams. Just after the kitchen one enters a snug with stone floors and wooden beams, particularly suitable to spend evenings with friends.
The master bedroom, characterized by terracotta floors and white-painted wooden beams, is equipped with a double bedroom and an en-suite bathroom.
Bedroom N°2 offers a beautiful view over the surrounding valleys and boasts a classical style with terracotta floors and wooden beams. It is usually furnished with two single beds and bunk beds.
Bedroom N°3, similar to the previous one but with white-painted wooden beams, hosts a double bed. Its window offers a view over the swimming pool and the Lake Montedoglio.
The two previous bedrooms share a bathroom located right between them.
Bedroom N°4 is a simple double in shape with terracotta floors and wooden beams supported the ceilings. The window offers a view over the pool and the Lake Montedoglio.
Bedroom N°5 is a double, extremely similar to the master bedroom and boasts a useful en-suite bathroom with shower. Main characteristics are terracotta floors and wooden beams.
Bedroom N°6 is a double with wooden beams, terracotta floors and beautiful lake view.
The basement includes two storage rooms for firewood and a cellar for storing wines and other products.
On the outside there is a nice panoramic terrace with stone walls and paving, fitted with a BBQ area perfect for al fresco dining.
A small derelict building (80 sqm – 861 sqft) on three floors can be fully restored and used as a small storage room or warehouse for tools.
The villa has a 12 x 6 m swimming pool with a terracotta solarium (200 sqm – 1,152 sqft) which can easily be equipped with chairs and/or sunbathing beds to spend pleasant summer days.
The farmhouse has a 12 x 6 m swimming pool with Roman staircase and a solarium (100 sqm – 1,076 sqft).
Buildings are surrounded by 11.5 hectares of land mainly covered in mixed woodland (7.6 ha) and arable land (3.2 ha). The olive grove covers 0.7 hectares of land and allows the production of a small quantity of olive oil.
TYPE Farmhouses for sale in Tuscany. Pair of Stone farmhouses with Lake Montedoglio view and swimming pools, currently working as a vacation rentals business
CONDITION Fully restored
LOCATION Panoramic view overlooking Lake Montedoglio
MUNICIPALITY Caprese Michelangelo
SIZE 800 sqm (8,608 sqft)
FEATURES Stone buildings, terracotta floors, parquet floors, wooden beams, stone floors, exposed stones, fireplaces, Murano glass, travertine, car park, lake view, BBQ
LAND 11.5 hectares (7.6 ha mixed woodland + 3.2 ha arable land + 0.7 ha olive grove)
ANNEX Shed to be restored
POOL Two 12 x 6 m pool
ELECTRICITY Already connected
WATER Private source
HEATING Radiators, fireplaces
TELEPHONE Already connected
Caprese Michelangelo (6km; 5’), Sansepolcro (16km; 20’), Pieve Santo Stefano (16km; 20’), Arezzo (41km; 45’), Cortona (55km; 1h 6’), Gubbio (79km; 1h 10’), Montepulciano (89km; 1h 25’), Assisi (95km; 1h 15’), Pienza (96km; 1h 35’), Florence (123km; 1h 50’), Perugia (82km; 1h), San Gimignano (149 km; 2h 15’)
Perugia Sant’Egidio (88km; 1h 10’), Firenze Peretola (128km; 1h 45’), Bologna Marconi (175km; 2h 10’), Ancona Falconara (191km; 2h 20’), Pisa Galilei (191km; 2h 25’), Roma Ciampino (269km; 3h), Roma Fiumicino (284km; 3h 5’)