- Barn Conversion
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Reception rooms: 3
- Property size: 330 sqm
- Land size: 2.4 Acres
- Year built: 2000
Charming rustic, spacious, well-maintained barn conversion, oodles of garden and outdoor space
Stunning vineyard surroundings, breathtaking views from property
Finest quality solid timber features:open beams, floors, doors, double-glazed french doors&windows
Generous office and living/entertaining, state of the art kitchen
Excellent local amenities and facilties, convenient transport/motorway links, 2 nearby airports
Fabulous Food & Wine routes including michelin starred restaurants & superb cosy local osterias
Quick access to ski-resorts, Adriatic seaside towns, cycling routes (Giro d'Italia, AlpeAdria trail)
Numerous World-Heritage historical and cultural sites
Amazing choice of outlets and shopping centres
Possibility of generating income from cycling tourism and walking/painting tours in local area
FOR SALE: Friuli Venezia-Giulia, North-East Italy.
House: Traditional 4 bedroom + 1 office, 3 bathroom, renovated (2001) stone barn-conversion /farmhouse (300+ sq.m/mq), abundant space and storage, gated courtyard. Possible multiple office space.
Land: 0.95 hectare/2.4 acres of meadow and woods, plenty of room for for gardening and activities, for a pool and tennis courts, with breathtaking views, on edge of pretty countryside village. Land may be sold separately to house.
Rural hamlet 2 minutes from village, 15 minutes from major town.
- Peaceful location, minutes from bustling university town of Udine, with excellent facilities, transport hubs, hospitals, history and culture, dining and shopping.
-Nearby: two local airports with daily services to the UK and Ireland.
-Minutes from main international motorway and rail routes.
-Convenient for ski-slopes, and many outdoor/mountain/adventure activities/sports centres.
-Close to seaside towns of the Adriatic: Italy, Slovenia, Croatia/ Dalmatia,
-On the doorstep: Europe’s most beautiful AlpeAdria tourism cycling route, the Giro d'Italia route, and gourmet dining/wine routes.
There is a wealth of natural local beauty spots, lakes and rivers in the area, and the picturesque surroundings inspire painting/drawing/yoga retreats, walks, food and wine tours and cycling tourism.
THE HOUSE: a spacious, well-maintained craftsman-built traditional Friulian farmhouse with rustic features including: timber-beam ceilings in living room and upper floors, solid mahogany /cherry/walnut/chestnut floors/doors/windows throughout, antique brick archway, artisan-joinery double-glazed windows/French doors, wood-burning stoves.
The construction conforms to strict anti-seismic criteria.
Particular attention has been given to using natural, non-toxic and non-allergenic materials, including plaster, insulation, timber finishes and paint.
The electrics in the house have EMF shielding.
- Ground floor (c90 mq): generous open kitchen/living, separate study/office, bathroom, storage area, large laundry/utility and boiler room;
- 1st floor (c60 mq): two double BRs and large bathroom, roomy landing, large storage cupboard and balcony;
- 2nd floor (c60 mq): two double BRs, bathroom, breakfast area/kitchenette, two balconies;
- Basement: (60 mq) basement/storage/cellar.
THE GARDENS AND LAND
The entry courtyard opens onto long 0.95 hectare open wooded plot surrounded by vineyards on the edge of a small village, with organic orchard, grapevines, fruit trees and herb patch, and room for a pool and tennis court.
The house is independent for winter fuel for wood-burning stoves from the woods/trees on the property.
The heart of this house is the bright generously-proportioned (47 sq.m.) open-plan kitchen/living area, connected by brick archway which flows out through French-doors onto garden and patio areas, creating an extremely large indoor/outdoor family and entertaining space.
The state-of-the-art kitchen, with massive island bench, multiple food preparation zones, 3 sinks, two cooktops (gas and induction), and wood-burning range, is equipped with Whirlpool and NEFF cooking appliances/oven, dishwashers, double door vertical fridge/freezer, wine-fridge, and large walk-in pantry.
The ground floor also houses a large office/study (or 5th bedroom), a bathroom and spacious covered laundry/utility area with washer and dryer and hanging space.
The ground floor looks onto the very large garden, while 1st and 2nd floor bedrooms and balconies overlook peaceful views of the surrounding vineyards and the Alps.
Step back in time, to a slower-paced life with rapid access to all modern conveniences and facilities. Wake to the sound of bird-song, church bells, or a distant rooster crowing.
Enjoy numerous peaceful walks around the rural countryside and hamlets and shopping at nearby village farmers' markets or larger shopping centres a short drive /cycle away.
The property, set up for and listed as part-rental, provides space and comfort for extended family/ guests (or granny flat) / B&B accommodation.
- Numerous private workspaces enable quiet study or even multiple simultaneous video-conferencing - with acoustic insulation from thick stone walls and solid timber doors.
You’ll love this house because of its peaceful surroundings, its welcoming ambience, the light, stunning views, and the generous spaces it affords for entertaining, co-living/working, and its convenience to all amenities and infrastructure, and the superb climate: long warm summers/autumns and bright crisp alpine winters.
This is a property with many opportunities, near to excellent amenities and hospitals, to seaside and mountain resorts, to adventure activities like hiking and skiing, close to sites rich in history and culture, and to wonderful dining out experiences with a great range of excellent and authentic traditional Italian cuisine, as well as excellent shopping. We even had our excellent quality locally grown farm produce, oil and wine delivered during lockdown. Everything you need is on hand. All this in the heart of the north-eastern wine growing and tasting mecca. This property is able to provide space, serenity, security – and sanctuary, not only during the Covid19 pandemic. It offers options for independence, an amazing lifestyle, with the possibility of running businesses from home, and adding to your income with B&B accommodation in a growing cycling tourism market as it is right on the Alpe Adria Cycling path - frankly, a fabulous package, at an affordable cost - an extremely difficult combination to find.