Properties of the week: dreamy Italian homes for under €1m
Featuring gardens with olive trees, swimming pools and a charming stone farmhouse
Citta di Castello
A delightful farmhouse built around an old watch tower. Currently serving as a B&B, the property is flanked by cypress trees. It has retained all its rustic features: old terracotta floors, wooden beams, stone walls and a brick vault. 5 beds, 5 baths, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, recep, pool, garden.
Lago Trasimeno, Panicale Castle
A unique 15th century fortification with a rich history. Includes the old stables, which have been converted into an art exhibition space. 7 beds, 5 baths, kitchen, 2 receps, attic.
This beautiful and secluded 17th century castle is set in 5.44 acres of woods and gardens. 6 beds, 6 baths, kitchen, dining room, pool, garden with olive groves.
Città Della Pieve, Monteleone d’Orvieto
Overlooking one of the most beautiful villages in Umbria, this delightful farmhouse comes with 3.7 acres of land. The property is made up of three separate self-contained apartments. Main suite, 5 further beds (3 en suite), 2 baths, 3 kitchens, 3 receps, laundry room, garden, garage.
This villa enjoys commanding views over Lake Maggiore and is only a short drive to its famous beaches. 4 beds, family bath, kitchen, open-plan dining/living room, 2-storey outbuilding in need of conversion, garage.
Part of a small medieval village built on the ruins of a Roman site, this property comes with a private chapel and includes a large garden. It is surrounded by the Parco Fluviale del Tevere, between Umbria’s green hills and the River Tiber. 5 suites, 6 baths, kitchen, living/dining room, 1 recep, gardens.
Trullo Asfodelo, Valle d’Itria
These conical trulli buildings typical of the region are set in an elevated position with views of the Itria Valley, and include gardens with olive trees and a vineyard. 2 suites, 1 further bed, shower room, 2 kitchenettes, dining room, pool.
Monterosso Al Mare, Cinque Terre
Perched high up on the west promontory of Monterosso, the house comes with glorious views of the Mediterranean. Master suite, 3 further beds, 2 baths, kitchen, dining room, recep, courtyard, gardens, garage.
Monte San Savino, Province of Arezzo
Enjoying panoramic views of Monte San Savino Cortona and Val di Chiana, this charming stone farmhouse also comes with an olive grove and an annexe in need of restoration. 4 beds, 3 baths, kitchen, dining room, 2 receps, garden, double garage.