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  • Umbria
Price £370,098

Property Description

Close to the village of Ficulle, only 500 mts from the tiny hamlet of S. Cristoforo, a beautiful house set in open countryside with a lovely entrance made of stone and brick. The property has two separate apartments, but it is possible to gain access from one to the other if required, a cantina with an annex garage, and a large attic space which measures approximately 56 sq mts. The ground floor apartment has a living room/ dining room with a kitchen, a storage area, a bathroom, a hallway, a study and two bedrooms. The other apartment is on the first floor, which you access via a staircase, the living area is as follows: a living room, a kitchen, two bedrooms, a storage area and a two bathrooms. Underneath the main house there is a cantina, which is very dry and which is currently used as a wine cellar in which to conserve the excellent wine which is produced in this area. Externally there is a beautiful garden which is planted with ornamental plants and evergreens, and you enter the property through an entrance gate which leads you down a tree lined path to the front of the house. The property has mains water, but it also has a spring which is used to irrigate the land, but which could also be used for human consumption if required.Repair StateInternally, the rooms are all in excellent condition structurally, and have been finished to a very high standard using very good taste and a high level of refinement. The ceilings and plasterwork have either been restored or recently replaced and are all in sound condition. The external walls of the property are made of local stone on the ground floor. Internally the floors are made of terracotta which is very easy to clean. The doors and windows are made of wood and bronze Externally there is a lovely entrance porch and a beautiful garden with an avenue of trees..AmenitiesThe property has all the services and is on mains water with an Enel electricity box. There is also a natural spring which gives additional water to the property, which could be used for human consumption if required. There is a telephone line and it also has ADSL cover. The property uses thermoconvection heating and radiators which use GPL gas, there is a gas tank in the garden.Land Registry DetailsThe main house and the annexes are noted as being built before 1967 which have been subsequently modified and restored according to all the correct building regulations and planning guidelines in force at the time. It is listed in the land registry at the NCT in the comune of Ficulle for the land and at the NCEU for the buildings.Ownership DetailsThe property is owned by a private individual and the sale is subject to a registration tax of 10% for the building if it is being purchased as a second home, or 3% if it is being purchased as the main residence/ first house, in which case the purchaser is obliged to transfer residency to the property within 18 months from the purchase date. The land is taxed at 18% of the price declared in the deeds.Potential Land UseThe property could be used as a main residence or as a second home. It has a perfect position, as it has wonderful views of the surrounding area and is very close to the nearby hamlet. It has an excellent location from which to visit all the major tourist centres of Umbria and Tuscany, and because of this would be likely to make an excellent tourist rental property.LocationThe property is situated in the comune of Ficulle in a very beautiful location which at the same time is very convenient for services and amenities. To reach the property there is a white road which is only 100 metres long. The property is only approximately 500 metres from the little village hamlet of S. Cristoforo, close to the centre. It is only 5 minutes drive to the main line station and A1 motorway junction at Fabro, and within a radius of 25-35 kms it is possible to reach all the most important and fascinating historical centres of Umbria and Tuscany such as Assisi,Gubbio,Orvieto,S.Casciano,Pienza and Siena.

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