San Lorenzo di Bibbiena,

San Leo Bastia, Citta di Castello(PG)

Restored rectory and schoolhouse, with option to buy adjoining church. Stunning views. Swimming pool. Low cost maintenance.
Euro 825,000
Underfloor heating pellet/gas/solar
Broadband Internet. Good mobile reception
Approx 316 square metres + 80 square metres
7000 sq mts approximately
Good white road, 15 mins to Mercatale di Cortona
Abundant bore hole water
GPL/solar water heating
Photovoltaic panels connected to grid.

San Lorenzo is a recently restored, stone built casa canonica (rectory) with the old school house that has been converted to create a comfortable home, guest cottage, outbuildings, swimming pool, and stunning views.  The current owners have the option from the local Diocese to buy the adjoining church for Euro 50,000.
The property has been thoughtfully and sympathetically restored incorporating up to date ‘green’ technologies making annual energy expenditure very low. 
Main house:   Ground floor, front door to entrance hallway/boot room, leading to a large sitting room with fireplace and satellite TV point, a small cloakroom with WC and basin. Through to a well fitted modern kitchen with small larder.  Through to a dining room with glazed arched ‘French’ windows out to terrace with barbeque.  Off the dining room there is a utility, with sink, washing machine, cupboards for storage and from this room there is a doorway to the ‘technical room’ which houses the boilers, water tanks, pellet hopper etc.  There are also two further rooms at ground floor level used for storage for wood and pellets.  There are chestnut beams throughout and flagstone floors.  Under floor heating. 
 On the first floor there is another large upstairs sitting room with TV point, a study/snug (from which there is possible access to the church) and a double bedroom. There is also access to a large upstairs terrace with table tennis table and a further room which houses the pool table. Last but not least are two double bedrooms with bathrooms en suite. Under floor heating.

On the second floor are two huge bedrooms suites, both with dressing rooms and en-suite bathrooms.  The two upper floors have beamed ceilings and oak plank flooring. Radiators
All bathrooms have heated towel rails.
 Guest cottage:  Ground floor.  Entrance to stairwell, to the right a small bedroom or dressing room,to the left there is a shower room and a door leading to the main bedroom with an en suite shower room.  Upstairs to newly fitted kitchen with dining area and large sitting room with fireplace housing the wood-burning stove with back boiler. 
The terraced garden (approx. 7,000sq mts) is well laid out and provides a choice of several wonderful vantage points to eat ‘al fresco’.  The views are stupendous from wherever you may choose.  There are two large outhouses in the garden providing ample storage for gardening equipment etc. The swimming pool is 10 metres x 5 metres and is solar heated there also is a solar heated shower. There is a covered terrace to one side of the pool where there is a built in bbq area.
The rainwater from the roofs of both houses is collected in storage tanks and used for the automatic garden irrigation system. 
There are photovoltaic panels that feed into the grid making electricity costs minimal, solar heated hot water.  Heating in the main house is under floor and is fired by pellet boiler/gas with an automatic switchover. In the guest house heating is by the wood-burning stove with a back boiler or electricity in the summer. 

There is broadband internet, satellite dish currently set up for UK TV and abundant well water from a 105 metre deep borehole.
Furnishings can be negotiated.
PRICE:  Euro 825,000



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