Podere La Favola

In a panoramic and uncontaminated context, just a five minute walk from Montegabbione, towards the park of Monte Arale, you will find this splendid renovated farmhouse with a beautiful garden that surrounds it, complete with irrigation and lighting as well as an olive grove of 130 trees and a part of woods for 8.7 hectares in total.

Podere La Favola is a beautiful property consisting of a farmhouse of about 300 square meters located in a park of about 20,000 square meters. The property also includes woodland for a total of 8.7 hectares. The property is located in a splendid mid-hill position, with a panoramic view of Umbria, on the border with Tuscany and in particular the historic centers of Montegabbione, Monteleone d’Orvieto and Città della Pieve. It is located at an altitude of 620 meters above sea level, in an area full of greenery that continues to the top of Mount Arale (860 meters above sea level). The building structure is earthquake-proof, built in 1980 and has a well-kept garden inside which, in a fenced area, there is a well. In the ground we find a spring with a small pond. The farmhouse, in brick and stone, has a surface area of ​​about 300 square meters on two levels and is currently used as the owners’ residence. The farmhouse is currently divided into two apartments, one of which is on the ground floor and one on the first floor. Through the internal staircase it is possible to create a single large apartment. On the ground floor there is a garage with laundry and a second kitchen with a wood-burning oven, perfect for getting together with friends. From the farmhouse you can reach the historic center of Montegabbione in a pleasant walk, in the small village we find a library, the town hall, a beautiful church, some bars, a pub, an artisan pastry shop, a pharmacy, post office and food shops. An ideal context for a high quality of life.

State of repair

Externally the farmhouse has kept the traditional characteristics of an old Umbrian farm unaltered: stone masonry with red brick inserts, roof tiles and ancient tiles. Internally it has single-fired floors in simil-fired or light-colored single fired tiles. Bathrooms and kitchens have ceramic floors. A first renovation in the early 1980’s which was followed in 2015 by an update of the heating system with the installation of a pellet boiler. The windows, with shutters, are made of wood. The electric gate is in wrought iron.


All utilities are present and functioning: electricity connected at the national grid, water from the well, independent heating with LPG donut tank underground and a wood pellet stoves. There are solar panels that helps the production of domestic hot water. There is a water storage tank from the source used for irrigation of the garden and olive grove. Landline phone and ADSL and WIFI.

Use and Potential Uses

This property is the ideal choice for those who want to own a splendid residence in the countryside, excellent views and absolute privacy while not being isolated, and with the possibility of earning the building with different solutions and few adjustments. The location is interesting as we are within walking distance of all the major tourist attractions in the upper Orvietana and Perugino area; also close to the province of Siena. Ideal both as a second home and as a home for residence with the possibility of starting a tourist accommodation business.

Land registry details

The Great Estate group carries out a technical due diligence on each property acquired through the seller’s technician, which allows us to know in detail the urban and cadastral status of the property. This due diligence may be requested by the client at the time of a real interest in the property.

Ownership details and eventual contractual obligations

This property is in the name of a natural person (s) and the sale will be subject to registration tax according to the regulations in force (see private purchase costs).


The farmhouse is located in a very large and uncontaminated green area, on the border between Umbria and Tuscany. The property is located a few kilometers from Fabro, Città della Pieve and Castiglione del Lago. Surrounded by woods, vineyards and olive groves with very suggestive views, it can be reached via 900 meters of perfectly maintained gravel road to reach the nearest village with services. It is located halfway between Rome (150km) and Florence (120km) with the great advantage of being easily accessible from the A1 (E35) motorway within 10 kilometres.

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Property’s details

Price: €495,000

Type: Rustic farmhouses and Countryhouses

Land: 87,135 m2 / 937,913.30 sqft

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 4

Kitchen: 3

Living Rooms: 3

Studio: 0

Year of construction: 1980

Year of the last renovation: 1990

Condition: Restored

Energy class: Indice di prestazione energetica in attesa di classificazione

Surfaces data

Commercial surface : 313 m2 / 3,369.10 sqft

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Cities/Towns/Villages: 1 km

Shops: 1 km

Schools: 1 km

"Motorway exit": 10 km

Banks: 1 km

Supermarket: 1 km

Station: 10 km

External features

Open view

Mountain view

Garden view

Park view

Forest view


Interior features

Armored door


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