CASA SAMBUCO  € 149 000  EL539 Appignano 

Detached, recently renovated and spacious 3 bedroom country property in an idyllic spot with plenty of character. Fabulous panoramic views over the ever-changing scenic Gran Sasso mountain range are something that cannot be replicated in photographs.

The "pièce de résistance" of the property is a very large sun terrace which benefits from both sun / shade and provides a great place to relax at any time of the day or night. The beautiful scenery really gives this exceptional terrace the wow factor.

The property is composed of:

Living room - Tasteful ivory coloured tiled floor throughout. Two windows with shutters overlooking the lovely countryside and mountains. Plenty of sockets. Two main light fittings. Modern highly efficient log burning stove.

Kitchen - Fully fitted modern kitchen in ivory with metal handles. Includes lower and wall cabinets, glass fronted wall display units, Belfast sink and large Belfast drainer. Scandinavian high quality red and black wood burning stove hob and oven. The stove runs central heating radiators with temperature control both on the oven and the radiators.

Bathroom - Tiled floor, double glass shower cubicle. White toilet and sink. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Boiler for hot water.

Lower Hallway - A spacious room used as a reading room by the current owners.

Bedroom 1 - Window with shutters and ornate wrought iron facade. Plenty of sockets. A spacious double room. Direct access to bathroom.

Bedroom 2 - A very good sized double bedroom. French doors and shutters leading to private tiled balcony with wrought iron railings. Window overlooking hills and mountain range.

Bedroom 3 - A double bedroom. French doors and shutters leading to private tiled balcony with wrought iron railings. Window overlooking hills and mountain range.

Upper hallway - A spacious tiled room currently used as a 2nd sitting room / study. Lighting, sockets, telephony / internet. French doors with shutters leading onto tiled balcony with wrought iron surround. A further set of French doors leading to outdoor terrace. Provides access to bedrooms and staircase.

Terrace - Last but no means least, a superb sun terrace with fantastic views of the Gran Sasso mountain range and nearby hills. This is a large space, with quality wrought iron railings. The terrace also wraps around the sides of the house, providing a larger area than the footprint of the house itself. This is a lovely space that lends itself to using from dawn till dusk. This has to be viewed in person to appreciate it fully.

Cantinas - Two generous sized separate rooms both accessed from a concrete driveway. These are very useful for storage.

Garden and grounds.

The gardens have over 170 established grapevines, (a mixture of red and white grapes) 22 olive trees, walnut, persimmon (kaki or sharon fruit) pear, orange, fig trees, elderberry, Pistachio, mint, Rosemary, and other herbs. Substantial Bamboo grows in two areas of the garden making a useful resource for garden use or crafts. Ample parking for several vehicles. Brick built bread oven with terracotta roof tiles. Chicken or animal runs and vehicular access for agricultural machinery if required.

Local area.

Just over 20 minutes from one of 13 "green flag" soft sandy beaches, and 30 mins from Abruzzo airport. Walking distance to nearest beautiful medieval village and surrounded by several equally beautiful hill top villages including Montefino, Castiglione Messer Raimondo, and Bisenti, which is only 3km away. Bisentis signposts quote "welcome to Bisenti birthplace of Pontius Pilate" His house sits in the quaint village centre, and at the time of writing allows the general public to view it at no cost. It has a very quaint historic village centre, and in the main Piazza a stunning and very impressive church. There are two good sized supermarkets, bakery, several butchers, several bars and places to eat, banks, a fuel station, chemist, Doctor and dentist, ambulance station, Police, vets, a superb large very well stocked ironmongers, hairdressers and beauty, clothing shops, two tobacco shops, white goods outlet, farming and industrial outlet, toy shop, computer and mobile phone shop, chocolate manufacturer and outlet, log suppliers, post office, flower shop, two parks and much more. Bisenti holds an annual wine tasting festival very popular with locals and visitors. Within 1 hour of one of many ski resorts. Situated with easy reach on foot or by car to bars and restaurants.

NB. The owners may consider a part-exchange on a property in the UK, dependant on location. 

Property ReferenceEL539
Price € 149 000 
Type of PropertyDetached House
Size of house (sqm)150
Size of land (sqm)5000
Restoration StateVery Good Condition/ Recently Restored
ServicesWater, Electricity, Telephone, Broadband
Energy Classificationawaiting certification
Distance (km)
Distance to Beach Distance to Mountains Distance to Airport Distance to Motorway Distance to Town/Amenities
34 25 42 32 3

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