The Country house in the hills is beautiful property is located in the lush countryside of Apiro, in the Italian Region Le Marche. A private house or a country house that can be renovated and rent out, you decide its purpose, this house has got potential! The property is composed of a main house that covers a surface of 230 square meters, a porch of 30 square meters (that could also be wider), over 2 floors and 2 apartments with an outbuilding of 80 square meters to be restored. The Country house in the hills is surrounded by a courtyard and garden over 4000 square meters and the opportunity to buy even a larger plot of land.
The main country house is in exposed brickwork, it is in very good structural conditions, overlooking the valley, the peak of Mount San Vicino and its large woods, while on the backyard you can get a stunning look over the town of Apiro located upon a gentle hill.
The house has all the typical features of the local country house, i.e. “casa colonica” of the Region Le Marche, with its shack roof, the lintels of the windows in oak wood, its warm color of outdoors plaster.
The house is heavy, with its thick walls that give the impression of its solid structure. Indoors there are archways covered with bricks and the flooring is in ancient cotto tiles, wooden ceilings. Outdoors there’s also a panoramic terrace.
On the ground floor: a large living kitchen that could also include a sitting room, two double rooms, a bathroom with shower, locker room. Through the kitchen, you walk to the porch, with its stunning view over the valley and the Romanesque Abbey of Sant’Urbano, a gorgeous jewel of Romanesque architecture. The flooring in cotto tiles was designed to offer a perimetral frame that reminds of ancient churches.
On the first floor: there’s a large kitchen and sitting room, a terrace of 20 square meters, suggestive view, three double rooms and a large bathroom. Every room shares a view over the woods and pastures, many hamlets and villages upon the hills. The house needs to be completed in its doors and electrical system: we can advise the best professional in the area for a quick and top quality work.
The outbuilding: completely to be restored. This is a typical building made in sandstone. Regulations in force in the Region Le Marche allows you to renovate and turn the outbuilding into a house, through authorization procedures at the Municipality, requesting a building permit and obtaining the permission in two months (in accordance to the Law).
The courtyard / garden: this property is surrounded by 4000 square meters of garden made of semi-flat land, at the moment rich in local plants, like broom tree and “roverella” (the local oak tree). It is possible to build a swimming pool (please see examples on www.seriomarinelli.com) and a solarium or a Jacuzzi.
If you like farming it is possible to bay more land, up to 15 hectares, composed of pasture, vineyard, and arable land.
The main building was built in 2011 in accordance to strong anti-seismic regulations in force.
Where is located the property: Apiro is a beautiful city with its typical old town, restaurants and trattoria, surrounded by many villages and holiday locations for tourists that during spring – summer – autumn go for trekking and bike riding, horse riding or picnics. This is a place of pastures and truffles, where you can find chestnuts and buy famous cheese, with many small farms where you can buy fresh ricotta and pecorino cheese. The fresh and clean air due to many woods and grassland make the area very attractive for those who are into nature and art. There are villages of unique beauty, like the famous Elcito. In the area horses, foxes, fawns, hares, eagles and many other animals live in freedom. 5 kilometers far from the property there is the Lake of Castriccioni, where you can swim and go canoeing, eat typical food that is “crescia” (i.e. a kind of local break cooked in wood stove) with vegetables and local cheese, or typical ravioli stuffed with fresh ricotta cheese and spinach, and drink good red wine of “Colli Maceratesi”.
Frasassi caves are close to the property, only 15 minutes away. Fabriano and its Museum of Paper, as well as the city of Gubbio are also nearby. The city of Cingoli is very close, with its beautiful old town. All these cities have kept their original and genuine atmosphere of the typical and rustic character of the Region Le Marche: chaotic shores are so close, but faraway. Here you can experience the real quiet, smiling and philosophical attitude of the people of Le Marche.
A good reason to buy this real estate:
This is the perfect property for anyone who wants to live in the nature, for anyone who wants to reinvigorate mind and body and is unsatisfied with stressing modern life. It is a good place for a business, with few renovation works, you can have a habitable house, you could rent it out, or turn it into a Bed & Breakfast facility, doing the restoration of the agricultural outbuilding and you could become a farmer and sell local products! You can definitely change your life! Many people have done it, and would never turn back their decision. Apiro is very close, so children can go to school, a yellow school bus can go everywhere to bring them to school.
Train station is nearby, 7 kilometers away the railroad Ancona – Rome.
Apiro 2,8 km
Freeway Ancona – Perugia – Ancona 7,1 km
Airport 26 km
Adriatic coast 32 km
Mount San Vicino and its parks 4 km
Frasassi Caves 16 km
Fabriano 19 km
Jesi 19,5 km
Lake of Cingoli 5,2 km