|Village / Town:||15 mins|
|Beds / Baths:||3 / 2|
|Garden / Pool:||Yes / no|
|Garden size:||6.000 sqm|
|Energy label:||F - Epi 138 Kwh/sqm per year|
|Nearest town with services:||Cortona, 12 kilometers|
|City or Zone:||Cortona|
With an atmosphere so hard to find in everyday life, in an area where peace, tranquility and silence predominate, Casa Piumacceta is a fully renovated stone farmhouse with a beautiful garden of 6,000 sqmts.
The property is built on several floors. On the ground floor there is a kitchen, living room with fireplace, hall, bathroom and a wonderful veranda which is accessed from the kitchen - great for outdoor dining. On the upper floor (mezzanine level) there is one bedroom and a second room – upstairs hallway - which one passes through to access the bedroom. The lower level has two rooms, one of which is a double bedroom, a bathroom and a boiler room. Accessed only externally, there is also a garage.
From an energetic point of view the house is self sufficient since the owner has installed a large photovoltaic system (6 Kwh), central heating with heat pumps / LPG and fireplace.
The property has its own well with water of a crystalline quality. Casa Piumacceta is perched on a hill with excellent exposure to the sun, has no security problems, has a telephone line and a very fast internet connection and enough space to build a good sized pool.
“After 25 years it's time to think about leaving this beautiful place. Pleasant, intense, hard-working, healthy and harmonious days providing peace and inner maturity, in the green and in the silence of oak, chestnut, cherry, apple and elders, surrounded by the yellow of gorse and the sun or the white of snow and the moon, with a sky of azure, celeste, blue, wonderfully full of stars ... with the transparency and lightness of a water that fears no comparison in its unique purity. We have re-colonized this part of the Earth: we bought it abandoned and have turned it into an oasis, easily accessible (we never needed a 4x4) with fast internet and satellite for every modern convenience .
As is the tradition with old farmhouses, it is cool in summer and warm in winter. The solar panels provide hot water and the photovoltaic panels produce sufficient energy for the year (8000 kWh/year). Nor do we suffer from the cold with our open fireplace, gorgeous when lit, and the wood stove as well. Sheltered from the cold wind of the Tramontana, but well exposed to the sun, in a dominant position in the cool of 800 metres altitude, when our son was small we had an above ground "pool" for the summer. It would be easy to build a proper pool or to install a large hydro-massage tub. Frogs, crickets, cicadas and deer and badgers, hawks and swallows in flight making a continual party around us. "