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Lovable ancient tower house - Civitella del Lago

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Property ID : BC01

  €299.000 negotiable - To restore, Villa or country house


It is without a doubt the tower that is considered the most striking element of this ancient house. It is the oldest part and centuries ago it used to be a watchtower, the remaining parts of the house are subsequently added. The original builders choose a site on top of massive rocks which are still visible in various parts of the building and form interesting details. The roof has been completely renovated, the floors, walls, windows, doors, bathrooms and kitchen are still to be finished and added. The lay-out can, if desired, be changed, as well as the staircases between the various floors.


A possible lay-out could be as follows: On the ground floor a spacious living room, kitchen and utility room or bathroom. The first floor can accommodate two bedrooms with a shared bathroom located in the middle, and in the top of the tower is a division already made ​​for a bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

In the recent renovation a large add-on has been realized which features one wall consisting mainly of rock, which could act as intriguing back wall of a wine cellar made in glass. After that there is sufficient space to allow room for the kitchen on this level together with a second living room, or to realize. An apartment The roof could either be used as a sun deck, used or can be modified in a roof identical to the existing roof, which would strengthen the imposing appearance.


The view towards the Tiber valley is grand  and the nearness of the village is an excellent combination with the country feeling this property offers. The plot is big enough to ensure privacy and small enough to avoid heaps of maintenance. There plenty of space for a swimming pool, which might be constructed next to the add-on with the roof functioning as sundeck.


Civitella del lago is a lovely little village hoovering high above Lake Corbara, between Todi and Orvieto. Ancient streets and colorful house, a restaurant of excellent reputation, shops and a lovely balcony to enjoy the beautiful view can all be found at walking distance. The A1 highway is nearby making both Rome and Tuscany are easily accessible. Many small villages including Montecchio and fascinating and interesting towns such as Perugia, Foligno, Montefalco and Amelia are a short distance away.











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