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Location The Cascina di Cassan is in Piedmont, in a hilly, panoramic position, on the border of the Casale Monferrato territory and a few kilometres from the Ligurian border.The property comprises a main country house, which has a living space with a gross surface area of 619 sqm, an adjacent porch, on two levels, a small tool shed/storage area, a shelter/tool shed with small farm machinery, a swimming pool with changing rooms and a barn, all surrounded by 11 hectares of land.The nearest town, which is 2 km away, is Cassano Spinola and is a reference point for shopping and other everyday needs. Novi Ligure is less than 10 minutes away (9 km), Tortona is 15 minutes away (18 km) and we are in a central position with respect to Alessandria (31 km) and Genova (55 km), both of which can be reached by car in less than 45 minutes.It takes about an hour to get to Milan (90 km) and Piacenza (103 km).The motorway connection is 11 km away.The nearest airport is the Cristoforo Colombo airport in Genova and is just 55 km away. Milano Linate airport can be reached in about an hour (110 km) and Milano Malpensa airport can be reached in about an hour and a half (140 km).Description of buildings The main house is a U-shaped building on two levels. The entrance is in the living area, which is characterized by three large rooms, to be used as living and dining rooms. From here, an open staircase takes you to a landing that overlooks the lower floor and leads to a large sitting room, master bedroom, wardrobe and bathroom.On the ground floor there is also a kitchen, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a laundry room and a large hall, from which two other bedrooms can be reached by going up a wooden staircase.Adjacent to the main house are some annexes:- a porch on two levels with a gross surface area of 159 sqm, with two storage rooms and a bathroom on the first floor;- a small tool shed/storage area;- a shelter/tool shed and small farm machinery;- a changing room next to the swimming pool.Condition The farmhouse was built with great care and blends perfectly into the surrounding hilly territory.The interior is characterized by wooden ceilings and terracotta floors and is bright thanks to numerous windows.The choice of an open staircase in the living room, which leads to the landing and to a large lounge overlooking the lower floor, gives the living area a very airy and unique quality.Outdoor space The property is surrounded by about 11 hectares of land.Around the main house and the swimming pool is an extensive area of well-kept garden, with lawns, hedges and flowerbeds. Usage and potential Although the Cascina di Cassan is in a private and scenic position, it is also near a town and this makes it perfect for anyone wishing to live in contact with nature, without being too isolated.Moreover, the house is suitable as a private residence that can also be combined as a small tourist accommodation business.