FOR SALE: Casa Al Tribbio, Barga
With stunning views of the picturesque medieval hill town Barga, this former farmhouse has been restored to a very high standard (including double glazing and anti-seismic floors) while retaining its original features, including chestnut beams and terracotta floor tiles. Central heating throughout and 6kWh electrics.
The house has accommodation on three floors (5/6 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms and 3 bathrooms). Outside three large sun terraces overlook well maintained and planted gardens, including lawns and terraces including fruit, olive and walnut trees. The house is about 190 sq m and the land 1,500 sq m.
The ground floor has a formal double door entrance into a large hall; and leads to: the fitted kitchen, including Rayburn wood-burning range, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge-freezer; and dining room; a reading/sitting room with an open fire that makes it very snug in winter; and the sixth bedroom/study.
The first floor has three double bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room; all are spacious, well decorated and have wonderful views and a family bathroom with window.
The lower ground floor , the former “cantina” has been converted into a large sitting room/TV/games room, a double bedroom and shower room: it is in fact a potential “granny” or teenage annex!
There is one more room with an independent entrance from the lower terrace. This is currently a bedroom but would make a great office, study or studio.
Outside, on the lower ground floor terrace, there is a dining area, a gym area and the outside/summer kitchen.
The house enjoys its own sun-drenched swimming pool, fully terraced and with spectacular views over Barga and Sommocolonia. The in-ground pool is 10x5m fully concrete lined with sand filtration.
The garden is well landscaped with fruit, olive and walnut trees, lawn, laurel and box hedges and has an irrigation and light system.
All the doors and windows are solid chestnut. There is full gas-fired central heating. The roof has insulation. There is mains water and a modern septic system. The electrics are three phase and 6KW. There is high speed internet provided by Clouditalia as well as an Italian satellite dish. There is off-street parking out of sight of the main house for three small cars.
The property could be rented, either in whole or part e basement area, to provide a good income The house is a great retreat for enjoying hot summer days or crisp winters before sampling the treats of Barga - renowned for its art, Jazz festival and opera; and of course its many restaurants.
-Energy efficiency class: G
-Energy Performance Index: 427,89 kWh/sqm year.
Price € 470.000
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