51 km - 31 miles
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144 km - 89 miles
41 km - 25 miles
*Please note distances are straight line measurements and are approximate
The entrance to the property is via a private driveway with a movable bar, through the gate in anchored iron with stone parapets – an example of ancient prestigious workmanship. Through this gate you can reach the main building following the tree lined alley for about 120 m up to the court of the house. The grounds from the both sides of the driveway are planted in vineyards with about 3000 vines. The villa consists of the ground floor and the first floor, 8 rooms in total, plus utility rooms and services, the gross floor area is approx. 283 sqm, the usable area is 152.50 sqm on the ground floor and 38.00 sqm on the first floor. The external corners of the house are in sandstone, external fixtures are made of doorposts and architrave in sandstone, and iron frames. Internal frames are in old wood in a good condition. Veranda in front of the house is paved with brickwork, perimeter columns in sandstone surmounted by ceramic and iron vases. The entrance staircase and wainscot are covered with brick tiles. The complex includes three additional units: the building for storage with 59 sqm of gross floor area and 49 sqm of usable area, the guests house with 63 sqm of gross floor area and 55,40 sqm of usable area divided into two rooms and toilet, and one more storage outbuilding with 13.00 sqm of gross floor area and 9.00 sqm of usable area, adoptable for changing room and toilets for a football field’s service. The field is made for outdoor activities, with pavement in industrial quartz, fully fenced with iron stakes and metal wires, illuminated with halogen lights for night use. The property also includes a space of 200,00 sqm covered with tensile structure in iron and plastic awning, paved with clinker outside, surrounded and enclosed with a hedge, approx. 2 m high. The ex irrigation tank, converted into the swimming pool, is also completely fenced with low wall with iron railings which is accessed by an iron gate, recently covered. The area around is paved with terracotta bricks, accompanied by lava stone seats and lighting. All the additional buildings are finished internally and externally. The spaces in front of the buildings are equipped with tables and seats made of lava stone, paved with terra-cotta bricks and can be used as a barbecue and / or relaxation areas, with gazebos during the summer periods. The rest part of the grounds is planted with vineyards and partly with pine trees. Finally, in the background, there is an artesian well that serves the sufficient quantity of water for the needs of the property.
The characteristic property with its morphological and climate conditions, and exposure can be transformed into agritourism and/or Bed and breakfast. In addition, the position is very strategic, as it is easily accessible from the international airport of Catania – 30 km and from the airport of Comiso - 25 km; in the vicinity to Caltagirone, there are also the famous towns of Ceramics, Ragusa and Catania.
The whole structure was built according to regular building concessions; the land registry and urban situation is in order.
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 or 2% if purchased as the main residence. The land is subject to registration tax of 12% from the declared value.
Water supply is guaranteed by the municipal waterworks; the electricity is distributed by the ENEL network. The heating of water and kitchen facilities are fuelled with LPG cylinders. There are phone covers, digital terrestrial and ADSL. On the territory of the property, there is an artesian well usable for irrigation.
The property is in a good condition, both internally and externally. The external part with the court was maintained with particular attention, bounded by hedges, trees, lawn and various plants.
The property for sale is located in Grammichele, in contrada Sovarelle s.n.c., about 4 km from the town centre, accessible by the highway 124 that leads from Grammichele to Caltagirone.