Casalincontrada CH: € 280,000 (Code 0955)
Historic house expertly restored and immediately habitable in the characteristic center of the town.
Three-level house (275 t. sq.m.) dating back to 1900 and skilfully renovated in 2003 safeguarding and enhancing the original elements integrated with compatible and valuable ones. The house has with 2-3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, can be reached by car and has free parking nearby on the municipal road. There are 5 entrances with solid wooden doors leading to the different levels.
The lower levelcorresponds to a large tavern with independent entrance, windows and two rooms characterized by cross vaults in bricks treated with a sandblasting process. This tavern has been prepared for transformation into a possible studio apartment through the provision of connections for the kitchen and bathroom, currently hidden by a counter-wall.
The middle floorit has a main entrance that leads to an atrium with a connecting function, connected to a further tavern with an independent entrance and brickwork and vaults left exposed in which a remarkable fireplace in Lecce stone stands out. From the atrium, a short flight of marble stairs with a wrought iron railing leads to the large kitchen and dining room with a fireplace embellished with a wooden beam from the 1200s and evidence of an ancient kitchenette (fornacella). The fully equipped built-in kitchen covered with Vietri ceramic tiles is remarkable, all the doors are in solid walnut and the sink is carved out of stone with a hand-carved front. This is followed by a small bathroom with English-style ceramics and wrought iron supports, chandelier and wall lights. The intermediate floor also has a storage room/cellar with an independent entrance.
The upper floorit has access by climbing the internal staircase or directly from the outside through an ancient door that leads into an atrium with a ceiling in wooden beams and bricks, embellished by two perfectly restored ancient doors. To the right, a studio with mezzanine and an artistic iron staircase to access the attic. On the left, a large living room still with a ceiling with wooden beams and bricks and a marble grit floor with decorations. Followed by two remarkable bedrooms with attention to every detail and with windows onto a balcony from which you can enjoy a spectacular view of the surrounding area towards the Maiella National Park. Finally, there is a further marble bathroom with tub and sinks in full excavated marble.
The roof of the house is made of wood, totally redone in the 90s. In the 2003 renovation, the internal and external walls were reinforced with electro-welded mesh and old-fashioned concrete. All floors are the original ones, repaired and smoothed. The external and internal fixtures are in solid wood and the windows (about 20) have double glazing and often mosquito nets and external shutters. The heating is gas with cast iron wall radiators and the boiler housed in the tavern on the middle floor.
Energy Class F, EPglnren 130.85 kWh/m2 year, EPglren 0.40 kWh/m2 year.
Note: The sale price includes most of the furniture shown in the photos.
Casalincontrada is a Municipality in the Province of Chieti at 333 m. asl with about 3,000 inhabitants. The town still has an interesting historic center with several churches and period buildings. There are all the generally necessary services, shops, bars, restaurants, pharmacy, post office and there are frequent bus connections with the city of Chieti. The A24 motorway is 10 km (Manoppello), the coast with the beaches of the Adriatic Sea and the city of Pescara with the International Airport are 30 km, the ski center 20 km (Passolanciano).