Country Home - Restored for sale in Mondovi - Ancient Country House in the Hills Surrounding the South Piemontese Town of Mondovì / MVI011

450000
Property Class
Country Home - Restored
Rooms
11
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Dimensions
914
Garden
Less than 1h from Train Station
Less than 1h from Ski
Less than 2h from Airport

Distances From

Airports
Albenga Airport "Clemente Panero"
46 km - 28 miles
Cuneo-Levaldigi Airport
30 km - 18 miles
Genoa-Sestri Airport "Cristoforo Colombo"
89 km - 55 miles
Turin-Caselle Airport "Sandro Pertini"
88 km - 55 miles
Unesco
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
68 km - 42 miles
Genoa, Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli
88 km - 54 miles
Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century
119 km - 74 miles
Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato
84 km - 52 miles

*Please note distances are straight line measurements and are approximate

Description

The secluded and tranquil location produces in the visitor a state of calm and serenity. Leaving the low-traffic asphalt road that winds amid the green grassy hills, one takes a track which leads to the cluster of three buildings, of which one is a former nunnery from the 1600’s while the other two are rural houses of sharecroppers. The entire property is enveloped by a gently ascending hill slope which contains two spring water wells and a chapel. The property’s land holding extends over approximately 3 hectares (7.4 acres) all contained in a single plot wedged between the road and a creek.

The stones of the walls seem bent on telling the stories they must have witnessed. Stories of prayers and spiritual exertions from times when nuns inhabited the convent. In more recent times stories of adolescents from disadvantaged backgrounds who have recovered their capacity and will to play and live thanks to therapies based on play, music and creative endeavors in general.

On a meadow in the grounds a megalithic site has been recreated where sunrays mark the succession of seasons and instill a particular energy.

The most ancient and majestic building, the former convent, is in need of restoration while offering sound structural conditions and noteworthy architectural features such as vaulted ceilings, cotto tile floors and fireplaces, all well preserved despite the passage of centuries. On its ground floor the house contains cellar and stables while the two upper floors contain kitchens and rooms varying in size. Above the stable there is a spacious hayloft.

The two remaining houses are the ones which are inhabited at present.

We rely on the photographs to better illustrate the rooms, their arrangement and use and the potential contained in the over 900 square meters of floorspace provided by the property which is equally suitable for a private residence as it is for a hospitality business.

The locality is set in a private and undisturbed position with easy access from the motorway (4 miles/6 kilometers). The same distance separates the property from the towns of Vicoforte and Mondovì, home to a wide variety of shops and services, a railway station and schools of all grades up to and including university level.

The ski slopes of the Maritime Alps are just 25 kms away, the beaches of the Italian Riviera 60 kms.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be swayed by the charm of this unique property whose viewing cannot but leave pleasant memories irrespective of your decision regarding the purchase.

Services

Electricity, Telephone, Water, Gas

Condition

Partly renovated

Location

  • Autostrada: 

    6, 3km

  • Primo centro abitato: 

    Mondovì 7, 6km

  • Primo centro abitato: 

    Alba 44km

  • Primo centro abitato: 

    Vicoforte 6km

  • Mare: 

    Savona 64km

  • Aeroporto: 

    Torino Caselle 114km

  • Aeroporto: 

    Cuneo Levaldigi 36km

  • Stazione ferroviaria: 

    Mondovì 8km

  • Piste da sci: 

    Mondolè Ski 24 km

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