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Beautiful converted Tower for sale.

Nestling in the chestnut hills of Umbria, on the border of Tuscany with Cortona only a 35minute drive away, This restored former Seccatoio (Tobacco barn) is peaceful and yet not isolated, as there are neighbours including a medieval castle above and a 15th century monastery across the valley. The house was fully restored in 2000 and the present owners have upgraded it further by adding a new kitchen, state of the art wood burning fire, central heating and a deep well for plentiful water supply. The ground floor has a wonderful loggia perfect for dining and relaxing and this could also be transformed into two further rooms such as a third bedroom and a dining room if required. There is a fully fitted modern kitchen with breakfast/dining unit and doors to the front garden.

There is also a comfortable lounge with doors leading to the loggia and back garden. Off the lounge and under the stairwell is an extra small room which is used as storage and utility.

The staircase leads to two double bedrooms and a fully fitted bathroom with bath. The main bedroom has a lofty ceiling and picture window, and fully fitted wardrobes. Bedroom two also has high ceilings.

All rooms have original beams. All flooring is tiled. The majority of the furniture and fittings are included in the price. The front garden is lawned and has ample parking for two cars.

The large back garden is spread over two levels. There is a patio/barbecue area located outside the back door. Here there is also a rockery and rose garden and a washing line. The bottom level has fruit trees and lawn. The second level is also lawned and has a hammock area and further seating area. The two levels are separated by a bank of rosemary and lavender plants. The views are beautiful. There is ample room to build a swimming pool.

In terms of amenities, the large village of Trestina is 5minutes drive and has everything from doctors, dentists, supermarkets and its own train station. The nearest village of Petrelle has two bars, A small alimentari and petrol station.

Driving distances: Cortona - 35minutes Perugia - 40minutes Florence - 90minutes Siena - 100minutes Rome - 120minutes Arezzo - 50minutes Citta Di Castello - 15minutes Umbertide - 15minutes Nearest airport: Perugia 35minutes

Facts and Figures

House size - 150square metres Garden size - 3000square metres Central heating gas, wood burning fire, well water and spring water, electric 4.5kw, telephone and internet, predisposed for satellite TV. Double glazed windows. Price EUR195,000