Italy, Umbria - We are pleased to be able to offer for sale a charming villa with pool and outbuilding in Avigliano Umbro - About 30 years ago the current owners, after having spent their holidays on a property in Tuscany for almost a decade 'extreme north of Sardinia, they were looking for an investment property that had the following characteristics:
Easy connection with Rome in every period of the year;
Unspoiled environment conducive to better relaxation;
Proximity to centers of high artistic and cultural interest for short excursions;
Possibility to reach in a few hours the most important cities of central and northern Italy.
The publication of a research produced by an American university, had classified Todi as the most livable city in Italy, led them to focus their research in this district, where they came into contact with an exponent of the Corsini family of principles, owner 400 years of a large farm around the Castle of Sismano. Negotiations were not easy, as during the same period they had expressed interest in the purchase of the same area identified, is one of the best known entrepreneurs in the field of Italian sports federations that the most known composer of national light music, looking of an area where to set up a European music center.
After this competition has passed and proceeded to purchase an area of approx. 13 hectares with overhanging 2 constructions, the owners began to put their hands on expensive reconversion works of the farmhouses (the main building was abandoned for years) in the manor house. Completed the enclosure of the entire property and the creation of a new access road, has been maintained on approx. 8 hectares the agricultural destination, which allows you to take advantage of community contributions, while the remaining land has been transformed into a lush park with the planting of hundreds of tall trees (including over 200 olive trees) and flowering plants, with prevalence of roses. Here and there stand out some fountains that accentuate the atmosphere of peace, a simple garden with plenty of aromatic herbs and a vegetable garden, both paved for an easier proceed, with an artistic gazebo. IS?? a complex pool area has been created, while the complete renovation of the buildings has embraced the maximum functionality of the systems with the refinement of the furnishings and furniture (one of the owners is a well-known international interior decorator).
The most important artistic and cultural centers of Umbria are among the 10 and 60 km, Perugia with Umbria Jazz, Spoleto and Todi with their festivals, Montefalco, Assisi, Bevagna, Orvieto, Narni and Spello. Rome to 120 km is easily reachable also by train from Terni (12 km) and Florence is at 200 km.