Garden, Park, Pool.
Living Room, Living/Dining Combo, Storage Room, Utility Room, Wine Cellar.
Gazebo, Open Porch(es), Patio, Swimming.
Hills View, Mountain View.
Just 14 miles from the historic town centre of Todi, Casale San Lorenzo is situated in a unique hillside position, which is private but not isolated. It is less than 2 km from Monte Castello di Vibio, a very ancient village, listed as one of "the most beautiful villages in Italy".
The view is magnificent. It overlooks a deep valley and you can see as far as Todi and the Martani Mountain range.
The property consists of a house on three levels with a gross surface area of 514 sqm, as well as 120 sqm of cellars and 86 sqm of porches and terraces. There is also an annex, intended for use as a storehouse, of about 180 sqm. The private grounds extend over almost two hectares.
We are located in a central position between some of the major historical towns of Umbria: Perugia (43 km), Orvieto (47 km), Spoleto (52 km) and Foligno (57 km) can all be reached in less than an hour by car and Lake Trasimeno (65 km) can also be reached in the same amount of time.
Casale San Lorenzo is conveniently connected to the main roads and, thanks to the E45 (just 6 km away) and the A1 motorway (40 km away) you can reach Rome in less than two hours (136 km) and Florence in just a little more (189 km).
The nearest airport is Perugia S. Egidio, 45 km away, while the international airports of Rome Ciampino and Rome Fiumicino are respectively 154 and 181 km away.
Description of buildings
From above the property’s entrance gate, you can see the silhouettes of the main house and the annex, in addition to the swimming pool overlooking the valley. Once through the gate, you reach an area for used parking cars.
The main house is spread over three levels and has a gross surface area of approximately 514 sqm as well as a terrace, a porch, a pergola and cellars on the basement floor.
The main entrance leads directly into the living area on the ground floor, where there are two large living rooms, of which one with a fireplace, a large kitchen with an island, three bedrooms and three bathrooms.
The first floor is accessible via an internal staircase from the living room on the ground floor, and it also has an independent entrance. It consists of a spacious living room, a lounge with a fireplace, a study, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a large panoramic terrace with a view of the valley, covered by a Pergola.
The mezzanine floor consists of two rooms to be used as studies and a storeroom.
On the basement floor, there are two large cellars, the central heating plant and a utility room.
A few steps away from the main house there is an annex of about 180 sqm, intended as a storehouse, tool shed and washhouse.
Energy class: D.
The property is in perfect condition.
The building dates back to the 15th century and has been restructured, maintaining the original design and architectural features and most of the existing stones, bricks and tiles have been recovered.
Externally, the property is in exposed stone, the roof is tiled, the portico has arches and the terrace and pergola overlook the valley and Todi, revealing a picturesque landscape.
Internally, there are handmade terracotta floors, ceilings with wooden beams and flat tiles, large fireplaces in travertine marble, brickwork arches and some walls have been left with exposed stone.
The property extends over almost two hectares of land, of which the area surrounding the houses (about 1500 sqm) are well-kept lawns, with a swimming pool measuring 8 x 4 m and 1.4 m deep. Inside the property’s grounds there are also 60 olive trees.
Usage and potential
Thanks to its central position, with regard to some of the most important historical Umbrian towns and its proximity to the main roads, allowing you to reach Rome and Florence in about two hours, Casale San Lorenzo represents the ideal solution for anyone looking for a property in which to spend weekends and take relaxing breaks, away from the hectic pace of the big city.
An interesting opportunity to earn an income from the property also exists, by renting it out during periods of non-use, to a medium-high level international clientele who love the charm ad tranquillity of the little Umbrian villages.
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