Stone farmhouse, sea views & olive groves. Established B&B and olive oil businesses ideal for single or shared ownership

The Marches - Le Marche

€790,000 ID: 148529

A unique opportunity to acquire an authentic, romantic ancient Italian farmhouse steeped in history, the stuff of dreams. With the best or one of the best panoramic views in Le Marche, this stone farm house immersed in its own 2 Ha (four acres) of aged olive groves, has an established bed & breakfast business and own private label Michelin Starred Chef endorsed extra virgin olive oil business.

Surrounded by nature, wildlife and located in a private and tranquil setting, the property is situated 33 Km’s (20 miles) from the Adriatic blue flag beaches and 30 minutes drive from Ancona International Airport.

Facing east with spectacular sun rises, originally constructed in local stone as a three storey ‘Casa Colonica’ (County House) in the late 17th century it has been lovingly restored to a high standard. With stunning views of medieval towns, patchwork fields of green and gold and the distant azure sea, the property has good vehicular access and nearby to shops, supermarkets, restaurants, schools, colleges, ‘cottage hospital’ with doctors practice and public transport close by.

The property and land are easily managed and the owners live in the property all year round. Inexpensive to run with wood burning stoves, mains water, mains electricity, fast 4.5G mobile and wi-fi coverage is ready for the new owners to move straight into. The property is also ideally suited for shared ownership with three separate private en-suite rooms & further communal rooms and the land is already divided into three parcels. The owners purchased the property & land in 2002, moving permanently in 2004 and have now reluctantly decided to sell to seek a new chapter in their lives.

The listed property 230 m² had a new insulated roof fitted in 2003, has maintenance free double glazed windows, doors and seismic protection. The property has internal exposed stonework and original features include hand made oak doors & fittings; hand hewed oak beams; hand made ceiling tiles. Floors comprise of tiles and original brick and stone.

The ground floor comprises two guest rooms with independent entrances each with private bathrooms. There is an additional room presently used as a “cantina” and could easily be converted into further guest accommodation. There is an under stair storage room, original bread oven which could be re-used and garage. Ancient stone steps with loggia lead to the first floor which comprises owner’s lounge & bedroom with en-suite bathroom/utility room and large open plan kitchen/dining area. Wooden stairs access the second floor which comprises study with step leading to a further galleried bedroom.

Externally, the property is accessed from the council maintained white road through iron entrance gates onto a large gravelled drive. There are five separate seating areas offering full sun, half-sun or shade. There is a working well. The original terraced gardens are well stocked and there is a fruit orchard. The olive groves comprise of approximately 100 olive trees used to produce the own label extra virgin olive oil and further fruit trees.

Investment potential, the property can be extended by up to 30%; there is lots of space for an infinity pool; the B&B business and the olive oil business could be expanded; there is ample land for ‘Glamping’ with Yurts, Pods or Log cabins. Le Marche is developing quickly and the return on investment is forecasted to be excellent.

The property is sold as a whole and sold privately with no estate agents to pay. Buyers interested in shared ownership for example with family or friends could determine the price of individual shares themselves.

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  • Details

    Note by advertiser
    Prime Location
    Property type
    Farmhouse/farm
    Year of construction
    1700
    Status
    Authentic
    Special class
    Country Seat
    Central heating
    Wood
    Grounds
    Grounds 1-5 HA
    Total living area
    230 m²
    Plot size
    20,000 m²
    Orientation
    Easterly
    Scenery
    Sea / Valley
    Sewage
    Septic Tank
    Grounds
    Gardens / meadows
    Stories / levels
    3
  • Room information

    Total number of rooms
    12
    Lounge size
    22.5 m²
    Bedrooms
    3
    En-suite bathrooms
    2
    All bathrooms
    3
    Kitchen size
    21.1 m²
    Dining room
    9.7 m²
    Library / Study
    9.7 m²
    Garage
    Detached
    Garage car spaces
    1
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Workshop
    • TV available in rooms
    • Grade listed building
    • Parking Spaces 6
    • Open fireplace
    • Guesthouse
  • Services in the area

    • Airport 37.3 km
    • Hospital 5.8 km
    • River 12 km
    • Lake 15.7 km
    • Golf Course 7.2 km
    • School 4.2 km
    • Skiing 60 km
    • Train Station 23.4 km
    • Supermarket 1.8 km
    • Coast 33 km