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*Please note distances are straight line measurements and are approximate
REDUCED FROM 2,450,000 Casa Santa’ Anna is named after the 13th century chapel that sits in the grounds which is now restored to provide guest accommodation. The property sits at 550 meters above sea level and has superb views over the Tiber Valley towards the Apennines. Sitting just below the ancient Etruscan Hilltop village of Celle and only 12 minutes by car to Città di Castello this property benefits from being immersed in beautiful unspoilt countryside yet an easy drive to a major town a combination easily found.
Completely restored 8 years ago by the current owner to provide a luxurious contemporary home. The technical structure of the architect designed restoration, with its emphasis on steel, glass and light, creates limitless visual access to the wonderful garden and scenery surrounding the house.
The ground floor is open plan but with designated areas including a generous reception hall accessed under a covered portico of twenty square meters, dining room glazed on three sides, thirty square meter contemporary kitchen opening to a glazed atrium used as a breakfast area and giving the living area an unusual amount of natural light. There is a studio that doubles as a bedroom with a large shower room doubling as the ground floor cloak room and a large storage area that house s the laundry facilities.
The one meter wide open cut stone staircase leads to the first floor living areas with traditional exposed timber roof trusses. There is 55 square meters of living room including the upper part of the atrium and again incorporating the contemporary use of glass to provide abundant natural light into a traditional space. There is a stone working fireplace and access to a studio/single bedroom. The two double bedrooms both have bathrooms with tubs. Even the bedrooms have floor to ceiling windows overlooking the gardens.
All windows are double glazed with reinforced glass on the ground floor. Full gas central heating with the option of using the ecological pellet stove and wood burner in the living room fireplace. There is a well and mains water supply, telephone, broadband and security system.
The restored chapel complex has a separate entrance or can be approached from the main house or terrace via an arched rose walkway of approximately 30 meters. The guest annex has only recently been restored and still has a small amount of cosmetic work to complete. This too is open plan and contemporary in design consisting of a 41 square meter living room with a pitched roof of over 3.5 meters, a fitted kitchen with iron stairs to a studio with bathroom facilities (bathroom to complete), a glass roofed connecting section to a double bedroom (ex chapel) with a bathroom area.
There 2.5 hectares of which one hectare is woodland, one hectare of olives (over 100 trees) producing at least 50 liters of oil per year. The remaining half hectare is landscaped garden surrounding the house, irrigated, fenced, gated and has over 200 roses throughout the garden. The private driveway is accessed through electric gates and within the well planted gardens is a 14 x 4.5 swimming pool with a black liner and internal lights.
Well, Supplied Water, Electricity, Gas, Telephone, Outbuildings: annex (110 m2) restored, Land: 2,5 hectares: olives, garden, woods, Cut Cornerstones, Marble Floors, Vaulted Ceilings, open Fireplace, High Ceilings, Open Plan, Terra Cotta floors, Central heating, Wi-fi, security system, Panoramic terrace, external lighting, Electric gates, irrigation system, Landscaping, Swimming pool 14 x 5, Energy rating G
Condition: restored luxury/excellent
Town/City: Città di Castello
Region: Umbria - Italy
Property Size: 300 m²