The villa is set within 8000 sq metres of land and includes a swimming pool with sundeck, a terrace with water feature, parking, bbq area, vegetable plots, fruit trees , small vineyard, woodland and cultivated flower beds.
On the ground floor there is a self contained studio apartment with holiday rental potential. It consists of a fully equipped kitchen/dining area, a large bedroom with space for a double and 2 single beds, chests of drawers and wardrobe space. the bathroom is en suite with a toilet, bidet, washbasin and full sized bath with shower.
Also on the ground floor is a large garage workshop with workbench and various tools and other equipment. Next to this is the cantina and storeroom. This has a kitchen area with a double sink, cupboards, worktop, chest freezer and gas hob. It is fitted out with shelving and contains a wine press and other winemaking equipment and garden tools and equipment . The tools, garden equipment including a tractor with implements are not included in the house price but may be negotiated for a reasonable offer.
The external stairs lead to the first floor balcony from which the main door opens into a hallway accessing the main living area.
There is a double bedroom with laminate flooring, large fitted wardrobes, a king sized bed, bedside cabinets and dressing table. Adjacent to the bedroom is the main bathroom with a toilet, washbasin, shower cubicle, large storecupboard. and washing machine.
The large living /dining room has a laminate floor, large fireplace with woodburner, fitted storage shelves with TV,skybox,dvd and vcr, 2 sofas, a large dining table with 6 chairs and an office corner with desk and bookshelves.
The fully fitted kitchen includes a double sink, gas hob, electric fan oven, chest of drawers with worktop, fridge/freezer, microwave and an extending table with 4 chairs. Off the kitchen is the sunroom with floor to ceiling double glazed windows affording panoramic views. In here is a double sofa bed, tiled top table, dresser and sidetables. There is also a second tv with vcr.
The property is double glazed throughout and is connected to mains electricity and water and has full gas central heating which runs on LPG. There is also an electric water heater should it be needed. All furniture and household appliances and electrical equipment mentioned are included in the price. The property has been updated and decorated and no further work is neccessary.
The villa is named Bella Vista as it has supberb panoramic views across mountains and countryside down to the Ionian sea. It is in a quiet location on a minor road between 2 villages, each about 2 kilometres away. The local villages have schools, doctors, shops, bars and restaurants and the nearby historic town of San Giovanni in Fiore has everything a family would need including a hospital with emergency facilities.
The road leads onto the main state road between Cosenza, over the mountains, and Crotone on the coast. The coast has miles of white sand with public beaches and private lidos where there are sunbeds and boats etc for hire. The area is popular with divers and water sports enthusiasts . In the mountains there are ski resorts with all the facilities in the winter and cool lakeside beaches and forest walks with picnic areas in the summer.