Villa Il Frutteto is a modern country house set in a beautiful, peaceful location, with 360 views over surrounding hills of olive groves and wheat fields with the Gran Sasso mountain range in the distance. The villa, with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, has a swimming pool and is surrounded by its own grounds amounting to 1.65 hectares of garden including shrub borders, trees and an 100 tree olive grove.
Built in 2015 on the site of an old farmhouse, the villa has a timber frame construction with very good insulation and is considered to be very economical to run with solar panels for hot water and a 6kw array of photovoltaic panels on the roof.
The property is composed as follows:
On the GROUND FLOOR:
Kitchen – 4.46 x 5.2 m, with modern array of base units and wall units with
worktops with built in fridge-freezer, dishwasher, gas hob and extractor fan,
electric oven and microwave. Patio doors to side and opening to dining
Dining Room – 4.4 x 5.1 m, with patio doors to patio area
Sitting Room – 4.4 x 5.7 m, with patio doors to patio area
W.C. with toilet and basin.
Bedroom – 5, 4 x 5.7 m, with ensuite shower room comprising large shower,
basin unit, bidet and wc.
Outside staircase to FIRST FLOOR:
outside door to hallway leading to
Bedroom 1 – 5.1 x 4.4 m, doors to balcony with hillside views and distant
mountains. Ensuite shower room with shower, basin unit, bidet and w.c.
Bedroom 2 – 5 x 5.1 m, with views of the garden and hills beyond. Ensuite
shower room with shower, basin unit, bidet and w.c.
Bedroom 3 – 5.1 x 4.4 m, with views of pool, hillsides and mountains beyond.
Ensuite shower room with shower, basin unit, bidet and w.c. Double doors
opening onto balcony.
Bedroom 4 – 4.4 x 5.1 m, with views over the hillsides and mountains beyond.
Ensuite shower room with shower, basin unit, bidet and w.c. Double doors opening onto balcony
Rimessa 1 – 8.3 x 13.6 m, containing the technical room with 800litre heat bank, currently heated by solar panels and wood burning stove in winter. Supplementary electric hot water boiler. Controls for underfloor heating and photovoltaic panels.
sink and plumbing for washing machine 4 other rooms and bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, w.c. and basin unit.
Rimessa 2 – 9.2 x 4 m, 2 rooms and a bathroom containing shower, basin, bidet and w.c. Kitchen.
Rimessa 3 – 5.5 x 8 m, Brick built garage currently used for storage and workshop.
Swimming pool with Roman end 12.5 x 4.8m, brick built pool house.
Solar panels providing hot water. Photovoltaic panels 24, providing 6kw of electricity, surplus electricity purchased by Enel.Underfloor heating in villa and Rimessa 1
Water for non-domestic use provided by pump from nearby lake. Insect nets at most of the windows of main house. Shutters at all windows. 120 Olive trees in total. 15 fruit trees
The villa is located in a peaceful spot, at the end of a 1km white road, off the road between Bellante Stazione and Bellante Paese. At 3km, there are shops, pizzeria and cafes providing everything you need for day to day living. At 8km, there is a shopping centre, large supermarket and many shops.
The A24 motorway is 5 mins drive away, giving access to the beaches at Giulianova (12km away) and Cologna spiaggia, and in the other direction, to Teramo (15km) and the mountains beyond.
Assergi is 45 mins drive leading up to Campo Imperatore.
Pescara airport 45 mins drive.
20km from Civitella del Tronto, an ancient fortress. Rome is 2.5hrs by car and there is a very good coach service from Bellante which runs several times a day to central Rome and takes 2.5hrs.
The property is currently used as a successful B&B and holiday rental property.