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House to swap in Emilia-Romagna, Italy (Ref: 3491)

Mountain Retreat Stone Village House & Converted Barn

Price: 300,000€

Living Area:313 m²
Land:530 m²


A restored traditional stone village house and separate converted stone barn with B & B potential, both with an existing solid holiday rental history.

The property is in The Appennino Tuscany-Emiliano National Park, in the village of Sologno, Emilia Romagna (750 meters above sea level and about 16 Km from the Tuscany border - as the crow flies). The Appennino Mountains surrounding the village are around altitude 2000 mtrs. The house is in the older part of the village called ‘Castello’ and is built on a ridge giving stunning panoramic views from both sides of the property.

The property consists of 2 separate stone buildings set either side of a private enclosed courtyard and terrace with a small covered ‘cool pool’. Parts of the main 3 bedroomed house date back to 1791 and is complete with a gated “torre”. There are extensive arched stone cellars under the whole property currently set out mainly as an entertainment area. The other building is a stone barn that has been extensively renovated to form 2 separate self contained apartments. The main House is 'La Casa', Groundfloor apartment is 'La Stalla' and the first floor apartment is 'il Fienile'.

Outside there is the private enclosed courtyard and about 530 Sq.mtrs. of steep land with Walnut and Plum trees and on a flatter area, a vegetable garden.

Investment Potential The whole area is very popular with tourists and this is where the investment potential lies. The property has been rented out in the Summer casually for the last few years and has provided a useful income. This could be easily expanded as well as the possibility of running it as a Bed and Breakfast. The area caters for cyclists, walkers, horse riders, motorcyclists and skiers and is very food orientated with 2 Parmesan cheese factories within a 15 minute drive. There are several small ski resorts within a 25-60 minute drive of the property. The nearest coast (the Mediterranean Sea) and legendary beautiful Cinque Terre is about a 2 hour drive. In Sologno there is a bar/restaurant, shop, post office and a church a few minutes walk from the property.

LA CASA 208.29 - The main house is entered from the courtyard and consists of Covered Porch area leading to: Entrance Hall 2.59 with door leading to: Shower room 5.02 double shower, toilet, wash basin and bidet. Off Entrance hall, door leading to Downstairs and archway through to : Kitchen/Diner 20.94 wood burner, with large archway through to: Lounge 11.41 with large picture windows with panoramic views. Off Kitchen/Diner, door leading to: Inner Hallway 7.33 with doors leading to: Bedroom 1 12.93 large double. Bedroom 2 12.02 large double.Bedroom 3 15.74 large double. Office/Room 10.87 off bedroom 3 over Gatehouse. Bathroom 5.68 bath with shower over, toilet, wash basin and bidet. Downstairs ‘The Cantina’ of la Casa consists of: Utility room 15.00 with doors leading to: Store room 13.37 Cantinas 64.52 large entertainment area with bar and original stone arches, with door leading to: Gate House 10.87 log store.

LA STALLA 52.36 - Ground floor of the converted barn consists of: Kitchen/diner 16.10 Shower room 3.79 shower, toilet, wash basin and bidet. Lounge 16.02 with flue for wood burner, walk in wardrobe (1.36 Bedroom 1 3.73 large double with walk in wardrobe (1.36

IL FIENILE 52.36 - First floor of the converted barn, consists of: external steps leading to covered balcony area with entrance into: Studio room 43.50  large open plan vaulted ceiling with wood burner and basic kitchen facilities. Shower room 3.48 shower, toilet, wash basin and bidet. Loggia 5.38 covered balcony.

OUTSIDE - Private enclosed courtyard and terrace with small covered pool and storage area, additional Parking area. In addition, about 530 Sq.mtrs. of steep land with Walnut and Plum trees and on a flatter area, a vegetable garden.

SERVICES - Mains electricity, gas and water are connected. Woodburners and Gas fired central heating.Broadband is available via landline and the mobile network. 

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Price: 300,000€

Looking to swap for: Anything considered in Wales, England or Ireland.

This property is for sale or permanent swap through the owner.


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