"EXCLUSIVE FARMHOUSE IN TUSCANY - PODERE "POGGIO OLIVO" "
|| TUSCANY - Cetona (Siena)
|| € EUR 1,800,000
|TYPE: FarmHouses or Hamlets
|| BUILDING SIZE: 500.00 sqm
|| PLOT SIZE: 5.00 ha
Cetona, the winner of “Orange flag” in 2005 is one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. It nestled in the slopes of Mount Cetona (1184 m). It has a lot of fascinating medieval buildings, ancient fortress, country houses and the most prestigious farmhouses immersed into a greenery of cypress, pines, olive trees and vineyards, in the heart of the fertile and green Valdichiana. Nearby, there are famous villages like San Casciano dei Bagni with its spectacular Fonteverde Terme, Montepulciano, a town of "Noble" wine, the charming town of Pienza and the beautiful natural zones of Valdichiana, Val d'Orcia, Trasimeno Lake. Cetona is just a 10 minute drive from A1 motorway at Chiusi - Chianciano Terme and from the railway station of Chiusi.
"Poggio Olivo" is located in a splendid panoramic place which is also dominant, high and airy, with a magnificent view over the nearby historic town of Cetona, Etruscan town of Chiusi and the Umbrian territories bordering with Tuscany where you can discover ancient villages of Città della Pieve, Monteleone d'Orvieto, Montegabbione, a beautiful area of Lake Trasimeno and wonderful places further south of Orvieto; in the distance you can also see a splendid Apennine mountain range. This exclusive location is definitely a strong point of the property because the view is like a "framework" with nature that makes "Poggio Olivo" one of the most important and exclusive farmhouses.
The property is easily accessible all year round by a short stretch (1,5 km) of well maintained county road in the proximity (2,5 km) to the essential amenities offered by the town of Cetona. The position of the property is perfect, here you can enjoy the maximum brightness, sunny and fresh area of surrounding park. "Poggio Olivo" is a magnificent farmhouse perfect for living all year round.
Estate "Poggio Olivo" includes an ancient farmhouse with stone facades and with a total area of 500 sqm which consist of:
- The ground floor (320 sqm.) performed by a large living room with a beautiful fireplace, a bathroom, a dining room, a kitchen with pantry, a hallway, a master's bedroom with a wardrobe and a large en suite bathroom finished in travertine (bath + shower), one more double bedroom, one more bathroom and a large study. The entire ground floor has beautiful and large windows that unite the green park exterior and internal living spaces, bringing great brightness which is difficult to find in any other Tuscan farmhouses;
- The first floor of 180 sqm has an independent entrance by the external staircase that ends with a lovely lodge which leads to the original residence with beautiful antique terracotta flooring and a classic Tuscan fireplace. On this floor there is a spacious living area, a kitchen with pantry, a hallway, and three bedrooms each with separate bathroom.
Currently the house is divided into two apartments with separate entrances creating large pieces of space and interior volumes; however it would not be difficult to connect these two levels in order to obtain a unique and extremely huge residence. The whole structure of the house is completed by a pretty pergola on ground floor and a large overlooking south solarium place on the lateral side.
This prestigious residence is surrounded by a beautiful park for a total area of about 5 ha. It was constructed according to the project of a famous British architect; the main entrance is leaded by a majestic tree-lined path of 500m, typical for Tuscany. There are also an additional entrance also with a tree-lined path and one more service entrance. The green areas in the very heart of the property are formed by beautiful hedges of roses, Mediterranean plants and herbs, all surrounded by cypress; the swimming pool is situated in a private place. From paths and walkways that surround the property you can enjoy magnificent views over the unique, ancient village of Cetona. Also the surrounding area includes an olive grove that counts about 250 plants, hazel trees and woodland on the borders of the property.
The current owners were preserving and enhancing the architectural features and great charm of this exclusive and prestigious real estate during all the time of their ownership.
The interior was carefully renovated in the 70s' in the Tuscan tradition, using quality materials. At the beginning of new millennium, the property has been well preserved; landscape and ordinary works were completed.
From the architectural point of view it is a blend of tradition and innovation which makes this house unique in the middle of green garden of rare beauty.
The property is provided by all utilities: the connection to the public waterworks, electricity, and telephone. The heating system is independent on both floors and uses GPL gas tank. To reduce the energy expenditure biomass boiler (wood) was recently installed. The property also has a private well serving for the irrigation of green areas.
Land Registry Details
We have done careful verification of building and land registries of this prestigious farmhouse in Tuscany, as of all our properties for sale, and for a reason of privacy, we will provide it in time of real interest. Such verification allows our national and international clients to receive a precise analysis of the property from the technical point of view.
The property is owned by a private individual and the sale is subject to a property registration tax of 9% on the registered value if purchased as a second home. The land is subject to registration tax of 12%.
Potential Land Use
This charming farmhouse "Poggio Olivo" can be used as a magnificent private residence to spend holidays in one of the most beautiful areas of southern Tuscany. The property also can be used as a principal residence, to live all year round, thanks to very comfortable position and proximity to the town of Cetona. Also there is a tempting alternative to insert this property to the tourists’ luxury-receptive circuits in order to obtain optimal profitability.
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