This historical property has been lovingly restored by its current owners, one of whom is an architect. They are in the final stages of renovation, but the majority of the work has been completed and the property is now habitable.
The main house consists of a 3 storey pigeonry tower, dating from c.1750, with 2 two storey side wings. The side wings have been demolished and completely reconstructed. There was also an annex, built in 1898, which has a project to be converted into a separate apartment. It has been recently completely demolished and rebuilt.
- Large living area (32 m2) in the centre of the building.
- Side wing east ground floor: apartment with living room, kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom,
- Side wing west: apartment with kitchenette and bathroom,
- Vaulted-living area in first floor with open room surrounding balcony in mezzanine floor with its 100 pigeon niches and skylight glass
- Side wing first floor east: kitchen and living room
- Side wing first floor west: bedroom with large bathroom
The project for the Annex is: Apartment with 1 bedroom, 1 living/bedroom, 1 dining room/kitchen, bathroom. The interior work is still to be carried out, but can be finished according to the requirements of the buyer.
There is a boiler room, with solar heating system, including a 1.050 l boiler. Plus there is a pizza oven with storage room above. There is also a 'Fountain' house with 27 m deep well.
Grounds and gardens
- 2,720sqm of land
- Drive way and courtyard with car parking covered with gravel
- 5 parking spaces, shaded by grapevines
- Baroque garden walk ways in coloured concrete
- 750 Buxus plants border plantation and Plombago climbing plants on rose arches
- Kitchen garden created
- Matured trees: 3 mulberry trees ca. 200 years old, 1 olive tree 200 years old
- Newly planted trees: 1 date palm tree, 4 cypress
In addition, many bushes and fruit trees have been newly planted.
RIPATTONI - TERAMO PROVINCE
A small village with a pretty centre and 300 inhabitants. It forms part of the administrative town of Bellante which is 7.5 kilometres away. The old town of Ripattoni has a bar but is only 2 kms from Bellante Stazione which has all facilities including banks, shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. There are also train links to Pescara, Giulianova and Teramo.
DRIVING DISTANCES/TRAVEL TIMES (subject to traffic)
Abruzzo International Airport - 61 km/46 min
Ancona/Le Marche Airport - 132 km/1 hr 20 min
Rome Fiumicino Airport - 213 km/2 hr 6 min
Rome Ciampino Airport - 187 km/1 hr 52 min
Adriatic Coast at Giulianova - 15 km/22 min
Skiing at Prati di Tivo - 51 km/60 min