Characteristic, brick built country house, within walking distance of the village of Serramonacesca.
The property is on 3 floors and accommodation is composed as follows:
Ground floor – hallway, large, open living room/kitchen with dining area, bathroom, laundry room and storage. Internal stairs lead to:
First floor – hallway with balcony, bedroom, bathroom with large corner bath-tub, storage room. Internal stairs lead to:
Second floor – hallway with Juliet balcony, bedroom with Juliet balcony, bedroom with Juliet balcony and en-suite bathroom, with shower.
There is a working fireplace in the living room. The staircase and bedrooms have the original terracotta flooring. The windows are double glazed. Central heating is with a gas boiler. Wooden beamed ceilings in the top floor.
Beautiful garden, with many mature trees. There is a lovely patio area with pergola, ideal for al-fresco dining and enjoying the tranquillity of the area.
There is room for a pool.
Gorgeous views of the local countryside and nearby village.
Ideal as either a permanent or a holiday home. This is a rare opportunity to own such a characteristic home.
SERRAMONACESCA - PESCARA PROVINCE
Serramonacesca is a small village situated at 280 metres above sea level in the Maiella National Park. It is near the River Alento, in front of Mount Piano di Tericca, and surrounded by beautiful woods, mountains and olive groves.
The village is particularly well known for the presence of religious and fortified monuments. These include the ‘Abbey of San Libertatore in Maiella’ one of the most ancient Benedictine convents of Abruzzo; the ‘Hermitage of San Onoforio’, a small church built into rocky cliffs, attracting pilgrims each year, and the remains of ‘Castle Menardo’ which provides a stunning view of the area and rooftops of the town.
The population of 534 is served by a couple of bars, two restaurants, two convenience stores, butcher, chemist and post office.
For lovers of nature and outdoor activities, the National Park offers canoeing, kayaking, cycling, fishing, hiking, biking, climbing and snow sports.
Serramonacesca is in an ideal location as the airport, Adriatic coast and skiing are all a short drive away.
DRIVING DISTANCES/TRAVEL TIMES (subject to traffic)
Abruzzo International Airport - 33 km/41 min
Ancona/Le Marche Airport - 197 km/2 hr 4 min
Rome Fiumicino Airport - 225 km/2 hr 17 min
Rome Ciampino Airport - 199 km/2 hr 3 min
Adriatic Coast at Francavilla al Mare - 32 km/39 min
Skiing at Passo Lanciano - 18 km/29 min