Sotheby's International Realty - Orvieto, TR

Exceptional property on the border between Tuscany and Umbria, situated on a hilltop with a spectacular 360° panoramic view; due do its unique position, the property has an incredible privacy. It features a unique combination of historical heritage and architectural traditions with the best of modern comfort and environmental performancee. Its XVth century military watchtower was enlarged to become a house two centuries later. The house was entirely restored between 2008 and 2014 according to the severe Umbrian anti-seismic norms and using highest quality materials. It offers the comfort of floor heating based on a geothermic system, very well insulated floors, walls and roofs, massive oak doors, shutters and windows with double glass. The property is composed of three independent units, with a total of 7 bedrooms and six bathrooms. It has a large covered terrace, two semi-basements with a playroom, a wine cellar as well as a pizza oven. It also harbours an Etruscan tomb that is now used as a wine cellar. With a view on the Cathedral of Orvieto, the heated infinity pool is entirely automated. The property of 4.15 ha includes an olive grove, a vineyard, an orchard with a collection of traditional varieties of all the types of fruit found in Umbria, a recently established truffle field and a vegetable garden, all grown organically. Quality water is supplied by a 165mt deep well. The property also has a spring in a small cave. Photovoltaic panels supply part of the electricity need. It is ideally situated halfway between Rome and Florence, near the beautiful city of Orvieto, 8 km form the A1 highway exit and the Orvieto train station.