Torino Di Sangro, Abruzzo. 1 mile to the Trabocchi coast, recently renovated, in the woods of a natural reserve with amazing sea views. This recently renovated 2 bedroom house is a 20 minutes’ walk to the beach or 2 minutes’ drive, in the middle of the woods from the natural reserve of Lecceta, 5 minutes’ drive to the motorway, 15 minutes to Lanciano and 50 minutes to Pescara. The closest beach is the famous Costa Dei Trabocchi, and from the house, you can see the Gulf of Venus. The house has a shared area for parking, off a tarmac road. The house is on two floors, the ground floor and the first floor.The ground floor has an entrance with store room (potential bathroom) and stairs going to the first floor. There is a separate room with a fireplace along side, which would be easily connected to the entrance, and will make a kitchen. Up the internal stairs to the first floor which presently has a kitchen, bathroom with shower and 2 double bedrooms. One bedroom has a long balcony with a view of the natural reserve. The other bedroom has an open view of the beach. There is a spacious bathroom with shower and terrace, again, with sea views. The house is fully renovated. I would recommend you connect the 2 ground floor rooms, move the kitchen down stairs, and create a stair case to the roof, which becomes a flat sun terrace, with outstanding sea views (aprox cost Euro 30,000).
Casoli, Abruzzo. 160sqm, detached, habitable, farmhouse of 100 years old with 2 out buildings and 1000sqm of land. The property is 300 meters to a restaurant, 5 km to Casoli, 20 minutes’ drive to the city of Lanciano, 25 minutes to the beach, 50 minutes’ drive to Pescara airport. The house is on 2 floors, the ground floor and the first floor, and there are 10 rooms, plus the 2 out buildings. 4 of the rooms are habitable, the rest are to renovate. The area has a small community around it and peaceful and private. The garden is mainly enclosed by the property creating a private courtyard. The property offers a lot of character and original features.
Cupello, Abruzzo. 1950s town house with 2 bedrooms, garden, out building in the center of an active cute town. Located in the high street of this lively town, with all the local shops, coffee shops, restaurants around you, 15 minutes to the beach, 10 minutes to Vasto, 50 minutes to Pescara airport, 3 hours to Rome. The house has 2 rooms on the ground floor, lounge and kitchen with a small bathroom, and internal stairs to 2 bedrooms, and internal stairs to the attic. On the ground floor, at the back of the house, is a 60sqm garden with a 20sqm shed at the back. The house has electricity, water and connected to mains sewage, with easy access to mains gas. The kitchen offers a fireplace and there seems to be no structural issues. There is a small leak in the roof, that is probably due to a faulty rainwater gutter, and some ground floor damp which can easily be remedied. The roof can be raised to fit an new floor or replaced by a sun terrace (subject to planning permission).
Lanciano, Abruzzo. 350sqm detached, country house with amazing mountain views and 3000sqm of orchard. This 100 year old farm house is full of original character, on a gental slope, with a mountain backdrop. Located 3 km to the center of the city of Lanciano, 15 minutes to the beach and 50 minutes to the airport, this could be a spacious, traditional Italian holiday home or B & B location. The surrounding land is full of various fruit trees, including grapefruit, which I had never seen before! The house is detached, and comprising of 16 rooms, 3 working bathrooms and plenty of original character and fireplaces. The sewage passes in front of the house, and is connected to water and electricity. Part of the house needs a lot of renovation, but if you do not need all of those rooms, you can always demolish 4 rooms, and create a mountain view terrace instead!
Torino Di Sangro, Abruzzo. 350sqm farm house, 7 bedrooms, with olive grove, 2km to the beach. The farm house built 40 years ago, on two floors, is mostly habitable with 2000sqm of olive grove surrounding the main house, and a private and long entrance to the council road which is 2km to the beach. This could be an excellent B & B or a spacious family house. There are also building rights with the land. The structure and internal floors and roof all seem fine, and many of the doors and windows also seem fine. Located 2km from Le Morgia beach, Torino Di Sangro, one of the most popular sandy beaches in Abruzzo, 15 km to the city of Lanciano and 60 km to the airport. The house has a ground floor which is mainly an unfinished shell, with plenty of outside space. There is an external staircase to the first floor, which could be a grand entrance, and the first floor is mainly habitable, not very well presented. There is a kitchen, bathroom and several bedrooms and a lounge. One of the rooms is 40sqm and would be fantastic for entertainment. The house has electricity and water (now switch off) and mains gas passes along the road. We do not know if the property is connected to sewage at this time. The views are open and include rolling green hills, some distant sea and the olive grove. A private, semi-detached property.
Ortona, Abruzzo. 36,000 sqm of land with 120sqm barn and amazing sea views and building rights 1km to the beach. This amazing location is for beach lovers, walking distance to the trabocchi coast, and open sea views, with some mountain views, in a quite farming community and prestigious villas as neighbours. Peaceful quiet and idyllic, yet with easy access to a major road (SS16) and public transport, it is a 10 minute drive to Ortona and the motorway, 40 minutes to Pescara Airport and 2.5 hours to Rome. The land is crop land, with no fruit trees, and is mainly flat, with a country access road from the SS16, so quiet and safe yet with easy access. Water and electricity passes close by, with excellent internet access. You can build a Villa of around 350sqm on this plot.
Arielli, Abruzzo. 4 bedroom, town house with garden and garage and beautiful views in the center of town. 200 meters to shops and bars, this property offers both views and comfort of a garage and garden. Presently, the habitable area is on the ground floor with an attic and cellar to convert for further space, and the garden at the back with beautiful open views of the surrounding vineyards. This property seems structurally sound, with no signs of roof leaks or cracks. Located 200 meters to the centre, 10 minutes to the motorway, 15 minutes to the beach, 15 minutes to Lanciano, 50 minutes to Pescara Airport and 2.5 hours to Rome. There is a terrace at the entrance on the ground floor, the front door opens to a corridor accessing the lounge, kitchen with fireplace (which heats the central heating), a bathroom with tub and 2 double bedrooms with an adjoining, long balcony with beautiful views. Via internal stairs there is access to the cellar, part garage, which can be converted to living quarters. There is a door to access the garden and the front drive. There is also a large fireplace. Up internal stairs there is also the attic, an open plan space, again easily converted to living space, perfect for 2 bedrooms and a second bathroom. The garden is adequate for relaxing and enjoying the view. There is a connection to the gas, electricity, water and sewage. The property requires some modernising at first and then you can consider converting the different areas.
Atessa, Abruzzo. Cottage with 19,000sqm of land in an isolated spot. Located along a country path, with only one neighbour at the bottom of the hill, this property is for somebody looking for peace and space. Surrounded by rolling crop hills, 2km to a local town, 30 km to the beach and 75 minutesâ€™ drive to the closest airport, and 8km to the city of Atessa. The land has 1.9 hectares with a private road running through the middle to the neighbourâ€™s house. The road is included in the sale and the neighbour has a right of way. The house is 80sqm and made of maiella stone, a cute cottage. The property can be extended to add an extra room. Water and electricity run close to the property.
Casoli, Abruzzo. Hill top, detached, finished, 3 bedroom house with amazing views, garden and garage. This stone house has plenty of outside space with a 500sqm garden and 2 terraces, with other strips of land around the property. There is an outbuilding small olive grove, and amazing views. Located 10 minutes to Casoli, 15 minutes to Lanciano, 20 minutes to the beach and motorway and 50 minutes to Pescara Airport. The house is detached, and on the ground floor consists of reception with fireplace (heats radiators), kitchen, lounge and bathroom (ceiling is a little low). Via spiral staircase or external staircase, is a second apartment, with 3 double bedrooms, nicely finished kitchen, bathroom with tub. Up internal stairs to the attice with access to 2 terraces, 1 x 30sqm and 1 x 10sqm, with mountain and surrounding views. There are 3 strips of land, one has an outhouse. This can easily be split into 2 apartments or left as 1. Connected to water, electricity, sewage but not mains gas. There are a few house near by creating a friendly community.
Atessa, Abruzzo. Ruin of 180 sqm with 1000sqm of land in a beautiful and panoramic position. The ruin is made of some fantastic, original materials, unique to 150 years ago when it was built. You will be able to build a large Villa of around 200sqm. Parts of the façade can be saved to offer original character to the new building. The property is 10 minutes to the city of Atessa, 25 minutes to the beach, 60 minutes to the airport of Pescara and 3 hours to Rome. Around the house there are all of the services, electricity, water, sewage and telephone but they need to be connected. There are 2 rain water wells on the land.
Arielli, Abruzzo. Ruin of 300sqm, dating back to 1850s, in the center of this lively village, full or original character. This property is located in the center of town, 20 minutes to the beach, 20 minutes to Lanciano, 15 minutes to Ortona, 15 minutes to the motorway and 50 minutes to the airport. The house needs to be mainly demolished and re-built but some of the original features can be saved. A big project to develop a large family home or business in the center of Italy. Fantastic mountain views and 50 meters to the bar.
Caldari, Abruzzo. Spacious town house, close to shops, bars and restaurants, completely finished with large balcony. This nicely finished town house is in the center of a town famous for its wine, and 300 meters to one of the most respected farmhouse restaurants in Abruzzo. Located, 10 minutes drive to Ortona and the motorway, 25 minutes to the beach and 50 minutes to Pescara airport, and in the center of a lively town with no renovations. The property is on 3 floors, the ground floor has a utility room, then up internalÃ² stairs to the first floor with a kitchen bathroom, lounge or bedroom and 2 balconies, one is big enough for a table and chairs. The bathroom has a shower and small tub. Up internal stairs to a single and double bedroom with Juliette balcony. The property seems to be in fine order with little or no renovation required. It is fully gas centrally heated. A perfect starter holiday home for those looking to avoid builders in a lively town.