652 - Casa Antonella - € 580,000
Good country road
Distance to town
Distance to sea
A substantial and imposing country house set within beautiful mature gardens and with exceptional tranquil views of the surrounding countryside. This original 1850's farmhouse has been restored to the highest standards and specification to provide a superbly designed home with generous proportions throughout.
In addition to the lovely feeling of space and natural light, this property features oak lintels, brick arched doors, cotto flooring, high timber beam ceilings and part exposed stone walls. There is underfloor heating to the two principal floors and a dual fuel heating system for convenience and cost efficiency.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors. The ground floor is accessed through the impressive arched front door to the central Entrance Hall and spacious open plan area combining the Living Room and Dining Room. Adjacent is the fully fitted modern Kitchen with space for dining, Utility Room and luxury Bathroom with bath tub. All principal rooms have direct access to the garden and terraces.
An elegant central travertine topped staircase leads to the two upper floors. The first floor comprises the spacious landing with useful storage space, Master Bedroom with en-suite bathroom and walk-in dressing room with comprehensive range of full height shelving, a second Suite with two bedrooms and en-suite bathroom and two further double bedrooms.
The second floor currently comprises a vast open Living Room / Studio extending over the whole house. This area can easily be converted to additional bedroom and bathroom accommodation if required.
The external space to this delightful property is another outstanding feature and carefully designed to maximise enjoyment outside. Within the well maintained landscaped garden are areas of lawn, swimming pool, extensive terrace for entertaining on a grand scale and a substantial BBQ and outdoor kitchen zone with electric pizza oven.
The fully enclosed grounds, accessed through double electric gates and the winding tree lined drive, include ample parking and 30 olive trees offering a generous supply of home produced oil!
In addition to the main house there is also an independent single storey one bedroom apartment with full length covered portico and potential to extend the living accommodation.
Note, that additional land including stabling for horses may be available if required.
This desirable property is located in one of the most popular areas in the Marche region with excellent access to local shopping facilities and the larger town of Macerata with its world famous opera house is only 15 minutes away.