Lanciano, Abruzzo. 1930s country house, 2 beds, garden 2km from shops, 4km to the city of Lanciano. The property offers 1000sqm of garden 20 meters from the house, 2/3 of the land is on a slope but the top area is flat and could be used as a kitchen garden, patio/bbq or parking area. The property is located in the outskirts of Lanciano in Contrada Camice, 2km to shops and bar, 4km to the city center. Built in the 1930’s it offers a lot of original character. It feels detached, but it is connected at the back. There are a couple of other families in this small hamlet. Some of the floors have original tiles from the 30’s. The ground floor has 2 entrances, one into the kitchen / lounge and fireplace the other into a secondary kitchen with the stairs (terracotta tiles on the stairs) and access to the basic bathroom. On the ground floor, not connected to the main house via a door, there is a barn / stables. Up internal stairs to the first floor where there are 2 bedrooms and a balcony. Up internal stairs to the loft that can be converted to bedrooms, or maybe a flat roof terrace to enjoy the open rolling hills view. There is basic wiring which seems functional, and there is a water connection. There is no sewage. The house is badly presented with some cracks that do not seem structural, the ground floor is slightly wavy suggesting the need for reinforcement. The roof seems mainly dry.
Fara San Martino, Abruzzo. 2 bedroom stone house in the old part of this typical mountain town and completely renovated with private patio. This town house is made up of two parts, the main house of 70sqm, and in front of which is a cellar of 30sqm. The main house is completely finished, to a high quality. The front door to the property leads directly into the lounge with fireplace and nicely finished. Some of the stone has been revealed as a decorative effect. Through the lounge arrive at the kitchen, with an in-built kitchen , again nicely finished. From the kitchen there is a bathroom with a small / half tub. The kitchen has a back door leading to an enclosed patio with some mountain views, of about 15sqm. Up internal stairs (spiral staircase in the kitchen) to the night area with 2 bedrooms, one being a converted attic with a skylight in the roof and low height, and the second is a normal double bedroom. The house is fully centrally heated. The first floor has 2 air conditioning units in the 2 bedrooms. The house is connected to sewage, gas, electricity and water. The cellar in front of the house has no utilities connected and is circa 30sqm with a high celling. There is some evidence of damp.
Bomba, Abruzzo. 200-year-old Duplex apartment of 160sqm , 4 bedrooms, in the main square of a historic town with vaulted ceilings. Located in the main square of town, next to bars, shops and pizzeria, 1km to a public, out-door swimming pool and 5 km to Lake Bomba, 20 minutes to the beach, 50 minutes to the airport and 20 minutes to Lanciano. The property consists of a private entrance into a ground floor reception room with stone walls and vaulted ceilings. Up internal stairs to the first floor apartment with spacious and open , grand, kitchen lounge and 2 bedrooms (one can be divided into 2 rooms) and long balcony. The property has some unique features due to its age. This floor is habitable in need of modernising only. Up internal stairs to the second floor which is in original condition, and comprised of 4 rooms with vaulted ceilings, bathroom, fireplace and plenty of character. Connected to water, electricity and sewage, easily connected to mains gas.
Pennadomo, Abruzzo. Amazing lake views, detached, 30sqm of terrace, 3 beds, habitable, garden and isolated. The house is located just over Lake Bomba, 500 meters from the house, and you can dive into the lake. Submerged in peaceful, quiet green countryside in an isolated spot. The house is located at the end of a council, tarmac road, in isolated countryside with some spectacular views at the end of which you need to open and nice gate to access the garden. Around the house is 1000sqm of garden with various fruit trees and olives, a couple of sheds, and a patio, and in front of the front door is a 40sqm patio, perfect for entertaining. The ground floor has 2 entrances, the main entrance goes straight into the lounge, and from the lounge you can access the kitchen with a fireplace and bathroom with shower (in need of some repair) and a larder (store room). There is also a dining room and a 3rd bedroom. Up internal stairs to the first floor where there is a corridor leading to a bathroom with a shower, 2 double bedrooms and the terrace. It is a 30sqm sun terrace with a most beautiful lake and mountain view. From the terrace there is an external spiral staircase leading to the loft which is useful for storage as the roof is low. Connected to electricity and water. Gas is supplied via a tank in the garden. Sewage is presently connected to a shared septic tank, but there is also a private, but smaller, septic tank in the garden. There is a gas boiler and radiators throughout the house. The house has been underpinned and seems structurally sound.
Poggiofiorito, Abruzzo. Brick 120sqm, 3 bed town house, with garden, parking, terrace and open views. In the center of this small town, walking distance to basic shops, restaurant and bars, yet 10 minutes to the city of Lanciano and 15 minutes to the beach. The property is easily accessible from the motorway. There is a drive way leading to the garden. The property is actually made up of 2 separate houses, which are easily connected. The older, original condition part has two rooms, one on top of the other and a loft space, with internal stairs. The property is brick. Alongside, there is a renovated property, but still in poor condition, with again one room on top of the other, except, there are 3 rooms extra on the ground floor, above which there is a spacious 15sqm terrace. In front of this house is a garden of 200sqm. Connected to electricity, water and sewage, and easily connected to mains gas.
Torricella Peligna, Abruzzo. Country, stone, cottage, 180sqm, habitable, garden, garage, open mountain views 6 bedrooms. This property is located in a small hamlet called Colle Morretto , part of Torricella Peligna and close to Lake Bomba, in the mountains. It is a small but active community in a peaceful mountain location with fantastic mountain and valley views. It has a garden at the back of the property of around 300sqm , perfect for a few vegetables, swimming pool or just lazing in the sun. A spacious property with 6 bedrooms, easily expanded to 9 or 10. The main entrance is raised on the first floor , via external stairs to a 10sqm terrace with great views. The main front door is off the terrace opening into the kitchen. There is a spacious kitchen with fireplace, lounge, 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom with shower, all finished. Some of the rooms also have small vaults. Via an internal staircase arrive at the second floor which is a rough apartment with 4 bedrooms, and plumbing for kitchen and bathroom, with the original part of the building offering original terracotta floor tiles. There is a small leak in the roof on the old side of the property. There is a terrace of 8 sqm with amazing open views. The house is comprised of an original stone cottage with a new extension creating 180sqm of habitable property. The extension has been made effectively to avoid cracks and parts detaching. It seems, the property is solid and dry. The roof too has ben restored and seems mainly fine. On the ground floor, there are 3 large rooms, a garage and 2 cellars. In the garden there is a gas tank supplying the house for central heating. Mains gas however, passes close to the property. There is electricity, water and mains sewage.
Torino Di Sangro, Abruzzo. Detached farm house, with 3000sqm of land on a hill top with beautiful mountain views. Located along the main road between Torino di Sangro and Casalbordino, this location is easy to find and well connected and in front of a building supplier’s. There is a private entrance with elaborate gate, plenty of space for cars, covered garage and other outbuildings that can be converted. The property is located on a hill top with mountain views (some sea), and suffering from cracks. It is 15 minutes to the beach, 30 minutes to Lanciano, 15 minutes to the motorway. On the ground floor are various outbuildings and the garage, including lounge, kitchen and dinning room, in need of repair. Up internal stairs to 2 double bedrooms. Around the house is a flat garden (about half) and then on one side it drops steeply. The property is connected to water and electricity but not sewage. A fantastic location, a house in need of works.
Castel Frentano, Abruzzo. Detached town house, with terrace, garden, parking and amazing mountain views. A perfect balance between mountain views, peace and the countryside, yet 200 meters to a lively town, 15 minutes to the beach and an hour to the airport. This property seems solid and dry, with a 100sqm garden around it and a space for parking. Perched on the hill top with an open view of the rolling green valley hills and the mountain backdrop. The front door opens into a corridor leading to a dining room, lounge, kitchen with fireplace, and utility room. Up internal stairs (confortable marble staircase) to the sleeping area where there are two double bedrooms and a single room, two of the rooms are connected to a long balcony. There is the main bathroom with a small bath tub. You may consider modernising this bathroom. Up internal stairs to the attic, high enough to walk around, a perfect space for 2 bedrooms. There is a small door to the 20sqm terrace via a ladder. The access to the terrace would need to be completed to enjoy the benefits this space offers. The terrace is truly spectacular, with amazing views and privacy. It also requires a rail around it. The property is fully centrally heated (except the attic) via a mains gas boiler. Connected to electricity, water, sewage and gas. Easy to connect to internet.
Taranta Peligna, Abruzzo. Detached, stone town house of 120sqm with garden , out buildings and mountain views near the ski resorts . This typical , original building from the 50s is a fine example of the architecture from the time with a distant sound of rushing water down the mountain side. Composed of 100sqm garden, four rooms (2 on the ground floor and 2 on the second floor) with attic space and balcony, off-road parking, long drive. The ground floor offers kitchen, with a fireplace and a lounge. On the first floor are 2 bedrooms. It has a basic bathroom connected to the sewage. The structure seems solid and dry. The attic can be dismantled and converted into a fantastic roof terrace with open amazing mountain views. In the garden there is a long stone shed used for wood storage and chickens. The property is located close to bars, restaurants and shops and a national park area for gentle walks and picnics. In the garden there are a few fruit trees.
Palombaro, Abruzzo. Fantastic mountain views from this 2 bedroom town house in the high street with garden and cellar. The front door leads to some steps down to the kitchen. From the kitchen there is access to a larder which could be used as an extension to the kitchen. There is also access to 2 bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite bathroom. The other bedroom has a fantastic mountain view. Under the apartment of 50sqm is a cellar which can be connected to the main house. The cellar is 20sqm and is at the same level as the garden of 50sqm with a fig tree, walnut tree and peach tree. Connected to the electrics and water with basic wiring and plumbing.
Torino Di Sangro, Abruzzo. Farm house with sea and mountain views, including barn and 2000sqm of land in habitable condition. The house is made out of original brick, and comprises of three levels. The ground floor entrance is direct into a corridor which takes you to both the internal stairs and kitchen with fireplace. On the ground floor there s also a stables that can be converted into a lounge / dinning room. Up the internal staircase to the sleeping area composed of a bathroom and two bedrooms, both of which are connected to a 10sqm terrace with sea and countryside views. Up internal stairs to the attic space, whcih can be easily converted to a further two bedrooms and bathroom. Each floor is around 60sqm, making a total of 120sqm livable space with the option of adding a further 50sqm in the attic. The barn can also be converted into a second house of around 100sqm. There are many fruit trees and open , beautiful views of the mountains and sea. A fantastic location.
Guardiagrele, Abruzzo. Finished 3 bedroom town house, with garden in a small, peaceful community overlooking valleys and mountains. Located close to a main road between Lanciano and Guardiagrele and the mountains, this small community offers a bar, restaurant and a couple of shops , all within 500 meters of the house. 15 minutes to Lanciano, and 10 minutes to Guardiagrele and 30 minutes to the beach this is a nicely positioned property half way between ski resorts and the sea. The property offers the main house of 110sqm with kitchen and lounge on the ground floor, three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There are some fantastic mountain and valley views. Outside the property is a garden of 50sqm mainly used as a car sace, and 100 meters from the property is 1000sqm of vegetable allotment, again with fantastic mountain views. The house is connected to water, electricity, sewage and easily connected to gas. A great base for those looking for both mountains and beaches and not interested in renovations.
Semivicoli, Abruzzo. Finished, 2 bed, character full cottage with 3500sqm of olives and vines, beautiful views, garage and vaulted ceilings. Located in the outskirts of this idilyc Italian village famous for its castle and wine, 30 minutes to the airport and 20 minutes to the beach. The front door opens into a lounge with fire place and vaulted ceilings, all nicely renovated. With access to a basic kitchen, and a dining room and that leads to 2 bedrooms and a bathroom with a tub. The rooms have vaulted ceilings and fully centrally heated via mains gas. There is a trap door to an attic. In front of the property is a private road, after which is 3500sqm of land included with the property. The land has a cellar and garage which offer a 40sqm terrace with mountain and sea views. There are 50 olive trees and a vineyard and a whole range of fruit trees. There is a well. Most furniture will be included. Connected to the electricity, water, sewage and gas.
Vacri, Abruzzo. Hill top, finished Villa with 5000sqm of land. Offering all round views of the mountains and beach this is a peaceful escape for people looking to avoid builders. This nicely finished Villa is detached with a wall surrounding the main Villa, and two entrances, one with an ornate iron gate. Within the private gardens, there is a BBQ area, various garages, rustic kitchen and patio. The main entrance leads to a corridor with internal stairs to the 3 different apartments. The ground floor apartment has a large kitchen/ lounge space with three bedrooms and a bathroom. The first floor apartment is of a similar layout and the top floor attic convertion. Some fantastic features. The whole house is full centrally heated connected.
Lanciano, Abruzzo. Historic, listed palace of 200sqm perfect for a B & B, with 100sqm of garden in the old part of Lanciano. This original condition building dating back to the late 1800s is made out of original stone and brick with vaulted ceilings and a garden at the back, most unusual for a property in the old part. The property has 3 different entrances, comprises of 2 floors, and 6 rooms per floor. The structure seems solid, and it is connected to water , electricity and sewage and easily connected to mains gas
Lama Dei Peligni, Abruzzo. Mountain apartment with spacious terrace in a character full active town. The front door leads to exclusive stairs to the first floor to the apartment of 60sqm plus terrace. At the top of the stairs there is the kitchen and lounge with fireplace, from which you can access the bathroom, with toilet, sink and basic shower, a store room, a double bedroom (with Juliette Balcony) . From the kitchen there is a dining room with access to a 15sqm terrace overlooking the rolling green valleys. There is also a small room for a single bed, There is access to the attic via an internal stairway which could easily be converted into a terrace. The structural walls are stone with no signs of structural problems and leaks. Connected to the water, electricity and sewage. Easy to connect the property to mains gas.
Ari, Abruzzo. Old brick structure, 2 bed country house, 10 minutes to the beach, garden and garage. A peaceful and remote location, surrounded by green valleys, yet amongst other properties. There is an option to buy the garage and barn next door from the same lady, which offers many options to expand the property and have a much larger garden. The property is built on 2 floors and the out building is also on 2 floors. There are two ground floor entrances, the main front door leads to a landing accessing the stairs, and the kitchen and lounge. The kitchen has a store area and fireplace with a second front door and vaulted ceilings with original beautiful brick under the white plaster. The lounge also feels light and spacious. The building is built out of original old bricks, which have been plastered over. Via internal marble stairs arrive at the first floor. On the first floor there are two spacious double bedrooms, one with vaulted ceilings, and a bathroom with a tub. Both bedrooms have access to a long balcony with a wonderful green valley view. There is a trap door leading to the roof area which could be converted to a roof terrace with even more amazing views. There is the option to buy a barn and garage connected to the property, with 850sqm of abandoned land for Euro 10,000. The barn is 80sqm on 2 floors and could offer some fantastic elements to the property, like an open terrace and barbeque area. There is a well on the extra piece of land. The property is connected to electricity , water and sewage. Works to do, plastering, renovate the bathroom, wiring, roof maintenance and restoring the doors and windows.
Bomba, Abruzzo. Stone structure, 100sqm town house with 2 beds and 2 cellars, 1km to an outdoor pool, 4km to the Lake. The property is quite spacious and offering 2 spacious bedrooms, with a roof recently restored. I would recommend opening a new sun terrace which would offer amazing views. From the main entrance of the house access the kitchen lounge, with a fireplace. Up internal stairs to a double bedroom and along a corridor there is a bathroom with shower and long balcony with mountain views. Up internal stairs, to a double bedroom with 2 windows and a balcony. Water stains on the roof are from prior to the works to repair the roof, I am told. Under the house there is a large cellar, and also next to the cellar, under the neighbour’s house, there is a second cellar. It would be easy to connect the main house with the cellar via internal stairs. The cellar is dark and damp but could be converted into a useful space. Connected to water, electrics and sewage. Roof repaired recently, and waterproofed.
Bomba, Abruzzo. Stone structure, studio flat, amazing views in the town center. This flat is accessible from the high street of Bomba, up external stairs to the first floor. There is a 5sqm shared terrace in front of the house to access the front door. Inside the property are 3 rooms, a kitchen lounge off which there is a small basic bathroom and a back-room bedroom with the views. The house needs restoring and the roof is leaking. I recommend converting a small space at the back of the bedroom to a 5sqm terrace which would offer the most amazing views.
Fara San Martino, Abruzzo. Stone, town house with fantastic sun terrace , 3 bedrooms in lively town. Located in the old part of Fara San Martino, built out of maiella stone, habitable of 110sqm , with 3 bedrooms, cellar and a fantastic sun terrace, overlooking the old town with mountain backdrop. The ground floor offers a kitchen with fireplace, lounge and basic bathroom, up internal stairs to 2 bedrooms, one double and one single, up internal stairs to the third bedroom and terrace area. The roof is flat, so the terrace can be extended easily. Under the house is a cellar with rustic kitchen and basic bathroom. The house is connected to electricity , water and sewage, and easily connected to mains gas.
Fossacesia, Abruzzo. Walk to the beach from this finished 2 bed, sea view apartment. Located in the ever more popular beach resort of Fossacesia, along the trabocchi coast line. A second-floor apartment, built 20 years ago, with no evident problems, this apartment has a sea view and walking distance to the beach. The apartment is comprised of a lounge / kitchen area with electric water heater, a double and single bedroom, a bathroom with a shower and attic space. The attic is separate and could be used as a back up bedroom. The season lasts 3 months and Fossacesia is becoming ever more popular with all ages. It is easy to reach from airports and motorways and the train. There is the plumbing and radiators for central heating but not the gas boiler, nor the connection. There is no lift. Connected to water, electrics and sewage, easily connected to gas. There is an annual condominium payment for this apartment.