The house is located in Vicolo Giordano 7, in the…
Casale Francia is a delightful century-old building of 200 sq.m. stone house, now perfectly restored and equipped with all modern comforts. It is located in 20,000 square meters. of private land with a large lawn, a playground for bowls. an outdoor wood-burning grill and a fun area, a well-stocked vegetable garden, olive groves and a vineyard. There is a quiet area with a large hammock to relax on a summer afternoon, an old threshing circle (a farmyard) ideal as a romantic setting for alfresco dining, and the park extends into the surrounding woods ensuring privacy . The wells provide plenty of water for the well-tended gardens and hand-picked bushes and trees. Located high above the road from Arpino to the valley, the property enjoys magnificent panoramic views. The elevation above the street protects from any traffic noise, while the street still provides a few minutes of access to shops, cafes and other facilities in Arpino. The property is close to a well-lit private driveway with electronically controlled wrought-iron entrance gates.
The restoration of Casale Francia shows a finely judged balance between ancient and modern, respecting and highlighting the ancient stone while presenting a sophisticated sense of modern style, emphasized by dramatic furnishings and lighting.
There is a pleasant covered terrace at the entrance of the house overlooking the shady lawn where the hammock is tucked in the trees with a view across the hills surrounding the valley. The entrance hall has a full bathroom that leads it, designed for the convenience of the shower if the buyer decides to install a swimming pool and / or a tennis court, for which there is ample space. A large formal dining room opens onto a terrace and a modern staircase stands dramatically against a red wall that leads upstairs. The old stone is left bare to frame a custom designed wrought iron gate that leads to the living room – a comfortable room with a stone fireplace and patio doors to the garden.
Next comes the magnificent, distinctive kitchen with a breakfast bar and also an informal dining room. Equipped with all modern dining facilities, the kitchen with its walk-in wardrobe and closet is a cook’s dream, while the French doors in the back garden with the outdoor wood-burning grill next to a fountain make a pleasant dinner. is open. The integrated cabinets and kitchen counters have spectacular variable lighting to create traditional, romantic or modern effects.
An attractive staircase leads to the well-lit upper rooms that are used to display art. Currently configured with four large double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a large bathroom, the single bedroom could, if desired, be converted into a second bathroom. The master bedroom has a separate dressing room.
A second smaller building of the property houses the garage, a storeroom and a wine shop and has a smaller covered terrace.
Nestled in a vast park with sweeping panoramic views, Casale Francia is a wonderful opportunity to acquire a century-old stone house with charm and character combined with every elegant structure for modern life.
Energy classification G