Characterful 3 level townhouse ideally situated in the popular village of Alanno. The property features an impressive 49 sq. metres roof terrace offering 270° uninterrupted views of the Maiella and Gran Sasso national parks. The space in the property is 190 sq. metres.
The house itself comprises 3 levels, serviced by a sympathetically renovated exposed stone wall staircase running through the spine of the property, The 3 levels comprise the following accommodation:
Ground Floor (Pianta Piano Terra)
Off the main entrance doorway is a roomy reception area with a door leading into the 4 room cantina consisting of a large storage room, a laundry room and two additional storage rooms. The cantina has its own entrance door and has the potential to be re-purposed into a stand alone apartment.
First Floor (Pianta Piano Prima)
Main living area consists of a spacious lounge/living room with access to the main, air conditioned double bedroom, a second large double bedroom and the well appointed kitchen, which also benefits from air conditioning. An airy and light ante room off the lounge leads to a recently renovated and modernised bathroom. Back onto the main stairway is a landing leading to a 3rd single bedroom featuring exposed stone wall and arched ceiling.
Second Floor (Pianta Piano Secondo)
Returning to the main stairway leads up to the 2nd floor where there is an open plan exposed stone library/study room and a delightful annex that leads onto the roof terrace. Along with the stunning views the terrace features two retractable wall mounted awnings along with an outside summer sink with running hot and cold water.
Amenities within short walking distance of the house are a village supermarket, fresh fruit and vegetables shop, post office, bakery, bank, pharmacy, hairdresser and two bars.
The village of Alanno sits within 45 minutes of both the sandy beaches of the Adriatic and the ski resorts of the Maiella.
ALANNO - PESCARA PROVINCE
Alanno is a hilltop town which is 307 metres above sea level and dominates the valley of the Pescara River between the Adriatic Sea and Majella Massif. It dates to medieval times and the bastions, together with the three towers of the castle, are still visible. The historic centre is delightful and worth taking the time to enjoy on foot.
Alanno has a population of 3,487 and has many amenities including a bank, post office, supermarket, butcher, baker, bars and restaurants. There is even a weekly market selling local fruit, vegetables, salamis and cheeses.
Further afield is the Nature Reserve of Alanno which is managed by the WWF. It is possible to stroll along the beautiful paths by the River Pescara and view the many species of migratory birds and the interesting river vegetation.
DRIVING DISTANCES/TRAVEL TIMES (subject to traffic)
Abruzzo International Airport - 30 km/32 min
Ancona/Le Marche Airport - 194 km/1 hr 54 min
Rome Fiumicino Airport - 217 km/2 hr 5 min
Rome Ciampino Airport - 191 km/1 hr 52 min
Adriatic Coast at Pescara - 35 km/32 min
Skiing (Nordic) at Voltigno - 34 km/52 min
Skiing (Alpine) at Passo Lanciano - 24 km/33 min