euro 390 000
+3.66% Commission (inc. VAT)
~ 320 m²
Not far from Alba, in the center of the Roero wine region, this well-kept property is located in a small hamlet on a hill with a wonderful view. The hamlet contains just 4 properties in total, and is very quiet - without being isolated. The nearest town, featuring good infrastructure and shopping facilities, and home to some famous wineries, can easily be reached in just a few minutes by car. Alba is less than a 15 minute drive away.
Lovingly renovated and expanded, the charming former vineyard farmhouse includes a generous amount of living space. Many historical elements - such as the traditional vaulted brick ceilings, and the antique cotto floors on the first floor - have been meticulously renovated, and give the house its typical Piedmontese character. The cream-colored, hand-cut natural stone floors that cover the entire living area on the ground floor are particularly attractive - they make the rooms appear bright and cheerful. The house faces south, and is attached to a similar property on one side.
The main entrance leads from the sunny forecourt into a large, bright and open living-dining room with a kitchen area. The antique brick-vaulted ceiling, which has been carefully renovated, is particularly attractive. The room has generous dimensions and is very bright. Also on the ground floor are an anteroom, a bathroom and a smaller room with an open fireplace: this room is could be used as an additional guest room.
A door leads from the living area into what was once the wine cellar, which runs the full length of the rear of the house. This space could be used to expand the usable accommodation: for example, a separate kitchen could easily be created here.
A staircase leads up from the living area to the first floor, which includes with an open plan room with a sleeping area and a corridor to the two double bedrooms. These are very light and spacious, with access to the long, south-facing balcony.
At the back of the house, above the wine cellar, is an attic space that has already been prepared for further expansion. Two additional bedrooms and a bathroom could be accommodated here.
Around the house there is a courtyard, partly gravel and partly lawn with an outdoor seating area. The large portico is currently used as a car port, but it could also be used as an additional sheltered seating area.
The plot in front of the house, on the other side of the driveway, also belongs to the property, and additional parking spaces could be created here. The plot is currently unmaintained and overgrown, but could easily be used as a kitchen garden - or even a small vineyard.