Property Detail


Montone, Umbria - Italy

€ 1,250,000

This farmhouse underwent extensive restoration 10 years ago by the current owners. Immaculately maintained, architect designed fully equipped residence. 4 beds, 5 baths, annex, garage pool and 11.8 hectares.


Name: Fontanile
Reference: 51278
Location: Pietralunga
Town/City: Montone
Region: Umbria - Italy
Property Size: 270 mq
Land: 12 hectares
Property Type: Farmhouse
Position: Hillside
Nearest Towns: Montone 5 km, Umbertide 8, Pietralunga 15 km, Citt' Di Castello 20 km, Perugia airport 35 km
Access: White road 600 m
Condition: Good
Construction: stone
Services: Spring, well, electricity, gas/fuel oil, septic system
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 5
Reception Rooms: 2
Total Rooms: 16
Outbuildings: Workshop 27 mq (restored)
Swimming Pool: Yes


Ancient brick door/window surrounds

Architect designed

Cut-stone corners

Exposed beams

Hand-made floor/ceiling tiles

Stone fireplace


Electric gates

External lighting

Fenced land


Irrigation system

Mature gardens

Central Heating

Double glazed windows

Satellite tv

swimming pool 10x5


This farmhouse underwent an extensive restoration ten years ago carried out by the current owners. No expense was spared and since the restoration the property has been used as a permanent residence and immaculately maintained.
There are three building on the 11.8 hectare estate, the main house, an annex workshop, garden room and bread oven and a large covered parking area. The property is partially fenced and the land outside of the 3 hectares fenced area is currently rented on a 3 year renewable basis to a local biological farmer who provides firewood in payment for planting the surrounding fields. This arrangement not only certifies the privacy of the property but gives a plentiful supply of firewood for the wood burning stoves that assist the heating system. There are solar panels for hot water and a gas boiler for back up.
The L shaped main house is on two floors and one is greeted with an impressive galleried entrance hall, living room with stone fireplace, large dining room open plan to fully fitted kitchen with travertine work tops and island, pantry/laundry, shower room and external access to the technical room. Solid chestnut timbered ceilings and handmade terracotta floors give this generous living area a friendly cosy but spacious feeling.
The upper floor is accessed by a chestnut staircase to the gallery landing and from here you access the four en-suite bedrooms The master with a large bathroom has external access with a terrace and steps down to the garden.
The fenced area around the house has an outbuilding that has been restored and used as a workshop, garden room and there is a working bread oven between these two rooms. There is a 65 square meter open sided covered car port with electricity and water for cleaning the cars.
The ten by five meter salt chlorinated, heated pool sits on a terrace with a pergola at one end and views over the unspoilt mountain ranges. Below the terrace is a pool plant room with plenty of room to store tables chairs and sun loungers.

This property is completely private, gated and not overlooked, the fully fitted kitchen is included in the asking price, the furniture is available under separate negotiation. The 6 kilometre gravel road to the property has several other habitations on the way and is mostly maintained by the Municipality, there is about 800 meters for which the maintenance is shared with one other person and the costs per annum are about 400 euro on average.

Measurements are approximate, and no responsibility is taken for any error, omission or misunderstanding in these particulars, which do not constitute an offer or contract. No representation or warranty whatever is made or given either during negotiation, in particulars or elsewhere.