|Ad type:||For sale|
|Date added:||07 Feb 2019|
"La Casa del Campanile" stands on the ruins of a Malaspina castle.
There are approximately 80+ old San Giovese vines on the terraces below the 13th century bell tower at the rear of the property. While the bell tower is literally in the back yard, it is owned and maintained by the Italian government. The vines have produced an excellent drinking wine for private use for a number of years.
The Casa itself consists of a living/dining room, kitchen, laundry room, and servizio (basin and toilet) on the ground floor. The second floor has a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower. A second room, that can be a bedroom, TV lounge/office, or combination with a roll-out couch with en-suite bathroom with tub/shower. The house has central heating from a gas fired appliance. There is a dishwasher in the kitchen and a washer and dryer in the laundry room.
Under the house are two "cantinas," one used for storage, extra refrigerator, workshop, etc; and the other a complete winemaking room. Other features include a wood-fired bread baking oven, WiFi internet connection, and great views of the surrounding mountains. There is also an extra workshop/storage garden house with two bunks, a chicken coop, and a one car garage for car storage, not practical for daily parking use. There is daily parking next to the tower and in the piazza below.
There are two garden areas with available automatic watering and stone retaining walls. The property is situated in a small Tuscan village, with approximately 25 permanent inhabitants and several part-timers from the US and GB.
The village is a few minutes from the nearest commercial facilities in Licciana Nardi; bank, gas station, restaurants, small shops, etc.; 25 minutes from the large town of Aulla with supermarkets, train depot, etc; 45 minutes to the beaches at Lerici and port of La Spezia; 1 hour to Cinque Terra; approximately 1 hour from Pisa International Airport and the Leaning Tower; 1+hours from Parma, and 2+ hours to Florence.
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US Owner financing possible with sufficient down payment.