Historic farmhouse for sale in Francavilla Fontana, two levels with mature garden, fully renovated and ready to move.
The access to the property can happen through two separate entrances: one leads into an internal courtyard on the Southside of the building, the other through the garden on the West side of the property.
An inscription in the large living room on the ground floor indicates that the building was built in 1772 most probably built on an older, existing building.
The ground floor has a spacious lounge with a huge barrel vault ceiling through which you get access to the dining area, the kitchen, and then outside in the back yard; in the lounge, there is a powerful woodstove which can supply heat and hot water to the entire house. From the lounge it is also possible to get access to a bedroom on the ground floor, the library, the chapel, and then the covered veranda located on the West side of the building. There is also a useful bathroom with a shower. The ground floor overall net space is 141 square meters apart from 60 square meters of covered veranda.
The access to the first floor can happen through a staircase - or by elevator - straight to a typical hallway with a fireplace. From there you can access three bedrooms all with private bathroom (one of these is currently used as a bureau), as well as another multi-purpose room. Furthermore, there is a large terrace, just above the covered veranda on the ground floor, from where you can enjoy views of the garden, the surrounding countryside, and the skyline of Oria with its medieval castle and the cathedral.
The terraces, and therefore the first floor, is also accessible through an external stone staircase located in the courtyard. The first floor has a net space of 128 square meters and a terrace of 65 square meters.
The property also has a basement accessed from the outside with a cellar and a storage room.
The land coming with the property measure about one hectare, half of it is fully enclosed by walls fencing the building. In the garden, there are numerous shaded areas, a gazebo, the traditional pizza oven with a barbecue, and a fountain.
The water supply is guaranteed by an artesian well connected with a 5000 liter buried tank with a water softener. There is also a spring well for garden irrigating.
Heating is supplied by the above-mentioned woodstove in the lounge, but it can also be powered by LPG gas with a 1000-liter underground tank. Air conditioning.
The hot water is also supplied by solar panels installed on the roof.
The house comes also with a septic tank, internal lift, alarm system with video surveillance, and connected to a surveillance company, two automatic gates, and wifi internet.
It is also possible to build a swimming pool or extend the existing building.
The property is in perfect condition, it can be used as a private residence or to run a B&B.