La Casina is located in the hills of Caprese Michelangelo, in the province of Arezzo, in the Tuscan part of the Upper Tiber Valley. Caprese Michelangelo, which is approx. 6 km away, is a charming, medieval, hilltop town of approx. 1,500 inhabitants, whose most famous son is none other than the incomparable maestro Michelangelo Buonarroti. Caprese Michelangelo is also know for a unique variety of chestnut, which has DOP status (the equivalent of DOCG wine) and which can only be grown in Caprese Michelangelo and part of Anghiari called ‘Marrone di Caprese Michelangelo’.
Shops, supermarkets, banks, etc. can all be found in Caprese Michelangelo together with numerous excellent restaurants, well known for their fresh, seasonal food with wild mushrooms and truffles gathered locally.
The farmhouse is set on the edge of a quiet hamlet with just a few neighbouring houses. The house is in traditional Tuscan stone and is detached with beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. The property was renovated in 2002 by its current owners, renovations included a new roof, wiring and plumbing. Original features have been retained and the wooden beamed ceilings and tiled floors add to the charm of this lovely home.
La Casina is set out over 3 floors for a total of approx. 125 sq m, as follows:
- Ground floor: storage, utility area.
- First floor: kitchen, living/dining room, bathroom.
- Second floor: 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
A charming country lane leads to the hamlet. La Casina is the last house along the lane and has a private parking area by the garage. The farmhouse has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms plus living space and a plenty of storage areas. On the ground floor there is are 2 cantinas, perfect for storing summer furniture and bbq’s with a covered terrace overlooking the garden – a great spot for outdoor dining or an aperitivo.
The entrance to the house is on the first floor and is a reached via outdoor stone steps – traditional for the area as the ground floor would have originally housed animals. On the first floor there is a cosy country kitchen with a fireplace and pellet stove, fitted units and dining table. The living room is spacious and has wonderful views from the window.
A bespoke wooden staircase leads upstairs where there is a large landing, 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom.
The garden is set out on 2 levels with a fully fenced lawned area directly from the house, perfect for pups and children. A gate leads to the lower level which is currently used to grow vegetables and includes an outbuilding that could be used to house chickens or gardening tools. There is also a field that belongs to the property. The garage is approx. 45 sq m providing plenty of storage space and could be converted into guest accommodation if desired.
This lovely property is ready to move into with the only additions needed being your own personal touches to make it your home.
Nearby towns & cities
Caprese Michelangelo (6 km); Anghiari (21 km); Sansepolcro (21 km); Arezzo (41 km); Città di Castello (36 km), Cortona (70 km); Montepulciano (90 km); Perugia (87 km); Pienza (100 km); Siena (122 km); Assisi (104 km); Spello (106 km); Florence (122 km); Todi (127 km); Orvieto (149 km); San Gimignano (159 km); Rome (254 km).
Perugia St. Francis Airport (86 km); Forlì L Ridolfi (92 km); Florence Peretola (120 km); Bologna G Marconi (168 km); Pisa Galileo Galilei (181 km); Airport delle Marche (189 km); Rome Ciampino (268 km); Rome Leonardo Da Vinci (282 km).