Large, detached house with the potential to create four bedrooms, in the sought-after Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park. Ideally situated in a friendly hamlet, 20 minutes’ drive from the historic town of Penne. Stunning views of the mountains and nearby medieval village of Farindola. A perfect place to relax!
Local attractions include:
The habitable part of the first floor includes the following accommodation:
The second floor comprises:
The un-renovated part of the house, on the first and ground floors, require modernisation.
The property offers plenty of scope, enough to create a separate apartment, perfect for Airbnb. Alternatively, there is the possibility to add three bedrooms, a kitchen and living area, plus a bathroom to the existing habitable space.
The house benefits from a large, terraced garden which includes fig and olive trees.
An important point to note is that there is cross country skiing, not far from the property. The area, Anello di Pietrattina on the Campo Imperatore plateau, is renowned for having some of the best trails in Italy.
FARINDOLA - PESCARA PROVINCE
The picturesque centre of Farindola is medieval in origin with characteristic stairways and pathways that criss-cross the historic heart. The town boasts numerous churches which possess valuable works of art. The parish church of San Nicola and the remains of the castle are definitely worth a visit.
Farindola is located on the eastern slopes of the Gran Sasso at 530 metres above sea level and is a wonderful base for nature lovers with natural springs, panoramic walks and unique fauna. It has also been designated the scientific centre of the National Park of Gran Sasso and the Monti della Laga.
The area is famous for its Pecorino cheese and there is a festival held, each year, to celebrate this tasty speciality.
Perfect for sport lovers is the local ‘Centro Sportivo’ which has a swimming pool, sun chairs, sun beds and bar. For the more energetic there is also a tennis court and football field.
Catering for the 1,486 inhabitants are numerous facilities including restaurants, bars, pharmacy, mini-market, butcher, baker, bank and post office. There is a weekly market, each Friday morning, which takes place in the main square.
DRIVING DISTANCES/TRAVEL TIMES (subject to traffic)
Abruzzo International Airport - 47 km/1 hr 5 min
Ancona/Le Marche Airport - 190 km/2 hr 30 min
Rome Fiumicino Airport - 216 km/2 hr 50 min
Rome Ciampino Airport - 189 km/2 hr 40 min
Adriatic Coast at Montesilvano - 37 km/52 min
Skiing (Nordic) at Voltigno - 19 km/30 min
Skiing (Alpine) at Campo Imperatore - 44 km/1 hr 3 min