Modern,well built and well maintained
easy reach of skiing and beaches
Private but not isolated
Security shutters on all windows and doors
Property within walled/fenced enclosure
\all shopping/medical /entertainment within five minutes
fantastic views of surrounding area
tremendous star display
Gas and electric central heating.
Radiators in all rooms open fireplace and Pellet stove
Detached house for sale in ITALY. Located in the village of CASTELSILANO, in the South of ITALY, the property is approximately midway between the cities of CROTONE on the east coast and COSENZA on the west coast, two cities within easy reaching distance in the province of CALABRIA in the heel of ITALY.
The property is located within the area of the SILA mountain range and is almost 1000metres above sea level, and inside the boundary of the SILA pine forest, an area famous for its natural beauty and historical interest .Within easy reaching distance of CASTELSILANO, approximately 30kms is the town of LORICA, well-known for its skiing facilities lifts to the top of the ski runs from the peak of BOTTE DONATO , at a height of 5000ft falling to the tourist resort of CAMIGLIATELLO.. The whole area is within the SILA pine forest which is known for its scenic beauty as well as its pine scented fresh air that is a boon to Asthma and other respiratory problem sufferers
The town of CROTONE,approximately 40 kms distance is a sea port with a considerable coast line of both private and public bathing areas. Due to its history of Greek occupation it also boasts a marine and historical artefacts conservation area, relics of which are available for viewing on accompanied excursions only. The Greek mathematician PYTHAGORUS spent a number of years in the town and was partly responsible for its design.
To the west lies the city of COSENZO, approximately 50 kms distance,a town worthy of a visit if only for the stunning scenery on route, crossing over the top of the SILA mountain range before descending to a town hosting the usual variety of shopping outlets , a university and hospital.
To give one an idea of the resorts in the vicinity of CROTONE please see a selection of photographs are included for information but appreciate that these are only a small proportion of the local attractions on offer. The area is serviced by 2 airports, one in CROTONE, for internal flights only and another at LAMETZIA TERME, some 150Kms distance that provides daily services to the UK and EUROPEAN locations.
The property consists of:
Ground floor: Lounge/kitchen/dining area
Additional room: possible dining room/extra bedroom
Front porch access from lounge to front and rear gardens.
Upper floor: Three double bedrooms
Fitted bathroom with shower attachment
The house has the benefit of both gas and electric central heating with radiators in every room and an open fireplace in the lounge area. In addition the house also has a stove that burns pellets, also in the lounge.
The rear of the house has a raised patio area, covered with a gazebo and garden area with a selection of local plants and flowers and a small number of grape vines.
Also to the rear of the house are two outbuildings, one housing a washing machine and additional shower facility and storage racking whilst the other is currently used for storing plants over the winter period but could easily be converted to a garage if desired.
The front garden has a number of recently planted fruit trees and grape vines in addition to a variety of local plants. Also ,a new addition is a terrace down the left of the house ideal for dining out of the hot sunshine and offering a view of the surrounding countryside
The total area of the property is some 800sq mts, the house 100sq mts and is surrounded by a walled/fenced enclosure with private gate access.
Facilities: The village of CASTELSILANO, some three kilometres distance has:
Post Office with cash dispenser that accepts most international cards.
Six kilometres distance is the town of SAN GIOVANI IN FIORE, a large town of some 25000 residents with a Hospital and other medical facilities and the usual outlets associated with a large town including eight Supermarketsand numerous bars and restaurants, and a variety of shops to suit all your needs..
It would be wrong not to stress the views of the surrounding area which need to be seen to be appreciated, with the different towns and hilltop villages each with their own styles and cultures and the ever changing colours of the diverse countryside.
Ground Floor Lounge//Kitchen 34’ 7” x 17’ 2” (10’54mt x5’23mt)
Dining room 10` 0” x 8` 5” ( 3`04mt x2`56mt)
Bathroom 6` 6” x 6` 6” (1`98mt x 1`98m
Upper Floor 1st Bedroom 14` 8” x11` 8” (4`47mt x3`55m)
2nd Bedroom 12’ 9” x 10’ 6” (3`81mt x3`2mt
3rd Bedroom 12’ 6” x 8’ 2” (3`81mt x2`48mt)
Bathroom 7’ 8” x 4’ 9” (2`33mt x1`44mt)