58 Ha of land
Bedrooms: 10, Bathrooms: 15, Floor Area: 1485 sq. mt
Energy performance index: G, >175 kWh/sq m year
“L’antico Contado di Meana” is a farm estate rising on the remains of an ancient country hamlet in the municipality of Allerona, 580 m above sea level.
Surrounded by the charming typical landscape of the “Crete”, with its fantastic views, the estate is located near Fabro and Orvieto, at the meeting point of Umbria, Tuscany and Lazio. The A1 highway exit of Fabro is at less than 10 km away, reachable through a partially gravelled and partially tarmac road, gently winding on the hillsides.
This farm estate measures 58 Hectares, with woods, prays, sheep breeding, cereals and an orchard. It borders with the natural Park of Rufeno and with the Natural Park Selva di Meana (600 Ha of natural reserves); there is therefore the opportunity to go on excursions on foot, on horseback or by bike, in a wonderful landscape of untouched beauty.
In the nearby there’s the Tuscan village of San Casciano dei Bagni, very well known for its thermal springs (10 km) and spas, and the nice towns of Allerona, Orvieto , Città della Pieve.
The property is composed by several buildings gathered together for a total surface of 1500 sq m. The restoration of each building has been carried out by a professional of this sector, with the greatest respect for local traditions.
Very modern materials and new solutions have been used in order to insulate the roof and walls and for the internal design.
The main building, the oldest one, is on 2 levels, for a total surface of 485 sq m. It is composed by a large living area with a fabulous fireplace, kitchen, entrance , 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and another bathroom on the ground floor. 2 additional bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms are located on the ground floor and have independent access from the outside. On the first floor there are further 5 bedrooms (some with a mezzanine) with en-suite, a living room and a large panoramic terrace.
Most of the rooms have stone exposed walls, timer beams and cotto tiles on the ceilings and cotto floors.
Detached from the main building there’s the old barn on two levels (515 sqm ), thoroughly restored. On the ground floor you can find the entrance hall, 2 toilets, a large meeting room, a fitness area and some rooms meant for a wellness centre in course of realization. On the first floor there’s an airy and delightful area used as a restaurant with double sloping truss roof with timber beams and cotto tiles, the equipped kitchen and the toilets; on the outside, a portico provided with table and chairs for dining al fresco.
Joined to the former hayloft there’s another building on 2 levels: on the ground floor (175 sqm) there is the apartment of the owners, besides some storage rooms; on the first floor (235 sqm) works are in progress for the realization of 3 suites, a living room and an additional bedroom with bathroom; there are also some covered areas joined to the portico of the restaurant and a highly panoramic terrace.
In a lower position than the buildings so far described, there is an intriguing grotto-cellar (75 sqm) completely restored, where it’s possible to serve meals and drinks.
Next to the beautiful pool of 8,4 X 18,5 m, from where you can enjoy a fabulous view, there is a nice wood building of about 95 sqm including a portico with tables and chairs, the toilets, a bar with kitchen and a storage room.
Nearby the pool, the current owners have predisposed a flat area for making a tennis court or
mini-soccer field; from there also start a jogging trail.
A wood stable of 60 sq m has been erected down in the prays beneath the main buildings, to house the smart goats who here dwell.
Further downhill, a fenced area has been prepared for creating a horse-riding center.
Fresh water is very abundant; all services are available and property working.
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