200 YEAR OLD STONE HOUSE, FULL OF ORIGINAL FEATURES AND OOZING CHARACTER, WITH THE RARE ADDITION OF A PRIVATE, LEAFY TERRACED GARDEN.
On the edge of Introdacqua's historic centre, the house (99m2) is entered via an entrance hall (13m2) with a large cantina (22m2) and wine cave (2m2). Up the marble stairs to a hallway which leads into a bathroom (5m2) with bath, shower with feature porcelain shower head, wc, sink and bidet original terracotta tiles and travertine wall tiles. Next to this, a utility room (5m2) with washing machine, large fridge and storage. On into the garden room (14m2), currently used as a lounge with an antique French wood burner, this room has a domed ceiling and door leading to the garden. The kitchen (18m2) is also reached via this hallway and has a feature whitewashed chestnut beamed ceiling, open fire, hand built wooden kitchen, French doors to a tiny balcony and door to the garden. Stairs from the kitchen lead to the upper floor where you will find two bedrooms (19 and 16m2) both with domed ceilings and views of the garden.
The garden (66m2) is terraced with a deck on the upper level, a gravelled dining area on the second level and a built in stone bench and BBQ area on the lower level. Leafy and filled with shrubs and herbs, with a grapevine and fig covering the wooden pergola. The garden is private, tranquil and not overlooked.
Next door there is a stable (12m2) which is very dry and excellent for storage, it has a concrete floor and could be incorporated into the main house. Both this and the cantina could be easily converted into extra living space.
The main roof is in very good order and the smaller roof over the bathroom was replaced 2 years ago. The house has village gas and is on mains waste and water.
Introdacqua has been voted one of Italy's most beautiful villages and has a lively community and many music and food festivals. The property is just minutes walk from all amenities in the village but with the added bonus of being tucked down a quiet cobbled street. The nearby main town of Sulmona has large supermarkets, a weekly market and all other amenities.