Country House IN Italy
A substantial restored five bedroom country house set within an area of outstanding Marche rolling hills and countryside. This traditional original farmhouse features generous room sizes, lots of natural light and glorious views in all directions. It's convenient location makes it perfect for immediate use as a Bed & Breakfast business or an impressive family home.
The main accommodation is arranged over the first and second floors, both of which benefit from high timber beamed ceilings, cotto and granite flooring and exude a lovely feeling of space. The first floor offers a large central landing; living room with part exposed brick walls and glazed double doors opening onto a west facing terrace; fully fitted kitchen with space for dining and an open fireplace with wood burning stove; two large double bedrooms with double aspect views and a family bathroom with shower.
A wide stone staircase leads to the second floor comprising two further double bedrooms with shared bathroom with bath tub and the very spacious fifth bedroom with exposed brick walls and en-suite bathroom with shower.
The ground floor offers the central entrance hall and two original farmhouse / storage rooms totalling 120 sq metres. These are unrestored but offer the opportunity for conversion to additional accommodation if required. In the meantime they are usefully used as a summer kitchen, laundry and storage with potential for leisure, gymnasium or other informal activities.
Externally, there are further storage rooms including a garage and adjacent traditional pizza oven.
The 2,000 square metre garden includes the immediate parking area, a grassed lawn and a variety of plants, shrubs and 18 olive trees. There is ample space for a swimming pool.
The local town of Montappone is widely renowned as an important centre of hat manufacture and offers excellent local facilities. The convenient location of this property also offers easy access to the many surrounding medieval towns including the larger historic town of Fermo. The sandy beaches of the Adriatic coast are only 30 minutes away and the Sibillini mountains 45 minutes. The two local airports can be reached in just over an hour.