Beautiful, fully restored stone farmhouse nestled at the foot of the mountains and 200m from the edge of the Gran Sasso National Park.
The house is composed as follows:
GROUND FLOOR – entrance, open plan living room leading to dining room, leading to kitchen, utility room and bathroom.Stairs leading to:
FIRST FLOOR – open plan space currently used as an office, 2 double bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms with showers, 2 double bedrooms which share a family bathroom, with a large bath tub and shower. 2 of the bedrooms have sea views.
The renovation of the farmhouse has been carried out with the utmost respect and integrity for the structures, using traditional materials stone, wood, brick and wrought iron. The new chestnut beams are structural and the roof is completely new, insulated with both thermal and soundproof Rockwool. The double brick vaulted living room, which is a spacious 50sqm, is the highlight of the interior. The windows and doors are triple-glazed German engineered Schuco, with deadlocks on the main doors.
The restoration complies with all current requirements and has full steel reinforced ring beams and sub foundations. (All certificates will be supplied).
The Stovax wood burner provides 25k of heat in the vaulted living room, whilst the Aga kitchen range provides 500lt of hot water, serves 23 radiators and functions as an oven with 2 hobs.In the garden, there is an above-ground swimming pool.
The land has fruit trees, plum, cherry, walnut and fig along the boundary.
The property has expansive views towards the Adriatic Sea and the rolling hills of Penne and Loreto Aprutino and has the immediate backdrop of the mountains.
The pretty hillside town of Arsita is 15 minutes by car (8km) where there is a supermarket, bank, ATM, pharmacy, post office, hairdressers, primary school and doctor’s surgery.
ARSITA - TERAMO PROVINCE
Arsita is a medieval town in the ‘Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park’. It is situated in a panoramic position, 470 metres above sea level, along the River Fino. Its population is 818.
The town’s origins date back to a pre-Roman era, proved by archaeological finds including tombs and jewellery. Later, the Romans, too, settled the area as shown by the discovery of Roman coins, floors and small early Christian statues. There are some historic churches and aristocratic mansions in Arsita worth seeing.
During July and August there are many festivals and activities, for all the family to enjoy and participate in. These include exhibitions, treasure hunts, food festivals, dance parties and nature walks.
The town has a bank, post office, pharmacy, food shops, restaurants and bars. There is also a weekly market.
DRIVING DISTANCES/TRAVEL TIMES (subject to traffic)
Abruzzo International Airport - 51 km/1 hr 7 min
Ancona/Le Marche Airport - 168 km/2 hr 3 min
Rome Fiumicino Airport - 203 km/2 hr 26 min
Rome Ciampino Airport - 177 km/2 hr 12 min
Teramo - 30 km/47 min
Adriatic Coast at Montesilvano Marina - 43 km/58 min
Skiing (Nordic) at Voltigno - 35 km/1 hr 1 min