Tocco da Casauria PE (€ 165.000)

House with large garden and olive grove.

Little villa on two levels of 165 g. sqm. surrounded by fully fenced garden and olive grove of 800 sqm. The house is a typical tuff stone building, totally renovated with reconstruction of the roof, consolidation of the floors and the entire structure but preserving the original features as possible. It has two entrances with stone portals that lead to the two levels connected also by an internal staircase. The ground floor is divided into two large rooms with wonderful exposed brick cross vaults, interspersed with brick arches and having windows towards the garden. The vaults are not too high and opposed to a beautiful tiled floor, give the rooms a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The first room is used as a large living room / dining room, the other as  kitchen / dining room with a rustic and simple built-in kitchen with appliances concealed. A small room has a wooden staircase with "alternating step" that leads upstairs. The first floor has a spacious hall, a bathroom with shower, two bedrooms (double + single) and a living room / study with beautiful fireplace; flat or vaulted ceilings and rustic ceramic floors. The first floor can be reached directly by a masonry and stone staircase that leads into the living room. There is trap door with retractable ladder to go up to the attic and out to the roof.

The roof of the house has been redone with wooden frame placed on concrete steel, is insulated with cork panels and covered with traditional tiles. The floors are tiled or rustic pottery. The windows are traditional wooden and with seals, double glazing, mosquito nets, robust security grilles in iron and / or external hatchbacks. The heating is gas boiler inserted in an autonomous space under external staircase and radiators on the wall; air conditioning in the bedroom. 3 kw photovoltaic system integrated on the roof pitch facing south. Cabling digital TV, telephone and wireless internet.

Energy Class G, EPgl nren 256.30 kWh/sqm yearly, EPgl ren 0.10 kWh/sqm yearly.

The land surrounding the house (800 sqm) is totally fenced, largely a lawn and used as garden with hedges, trees and perimeter lighting, partly paved with rustic betonelle; a sector is an olive grove with a dozen adults and productive plants. There also is a small structure used as a tool shed.

Tocco da Casauria , on the slopes of Mount Morrone ( Majella /Morrone National Park) , has less than 3,000 inhabitants , it is 400 m . asl overlooking  the Pescara River Valley , surrounded by mountains and hills with endless olive groves ; is famous for its production of oil and liquor " centerbe ." The wind coming from the Gorges of Popoli feeds a major wind farm and allows the activity of the National School of Paragliding . There is a small hospital , bank, post office, pharmacy, shops, bars , offices and all services generally needed ; Frequent buses and trains (downstream stations ) lead anywhere . Motorway A25 at 5 ' , the city of Pescara , the beaches of the Adriatic Sea and the Airport are a 40 ' , the famous ski centers in the region in just over half an hour , Rome is 90 ' .

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