Price €: 850.000
Rustic farmhouse for sale in Noto with 7,7 hectares of adjacent land.
In Sicily on the hills of Noto easy to reach, this ancient farmhouse is ideal for those looking for a residence in a quiet and peaceful location or a building to start a business.
The property located in Contrada Zisola, on the historic Noto-Rosolini road, 2 km from Noto and 8 km from the sea, is an ancient rural residence composed of a building and about 7,7 hectares of agricultural land.
The farmhouse is situated in an excellent and sunny position with a magnificent 360-degree view of the surrounding hills and a view of the Baroque city of Noto, the construction dates back to the end of the 18th century.
The building, on two levels, consists of two independent living units and a total gross area of approximately 300 square meters.
On the ground floor we find the first housing unit of the farmhouse of about 200 square meters, it is composed of 8 vani and stairwell.
At one time the ground floor was used by the sharecropper, the peasant chief of the farmhouse who worked the farm.
The second housing unit, on the first floor of about 100 square meters, which is accessed by an independent internal staircase, is composed of 4 vani plus services.
The land around the farmhouse of 7,7 hectares, has olive grove arable land and irrigated garden, in the past it was covered with vineyards and it is possible to replant a vineyard to produce wine. There is a proprietary water drill.
The structure of the building is in good condition but a renovation is needed to make it perfectly habitable, using the materials present in the area and realizing the finishes
with solutions coming from and artisans of the area, the architectural features can be kept unchanged typical of the rural building of Noto.
The farmhouse is ideal for those who dream of buying a home in an area of Sicily declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and the Capital of the Baroque.
Thanks to its large size and its privileged position, the farmhouse is well suited to being used both as a private residence and as a holiday home, B&B or farmhouse.
Main distances: Lido di Noto 8 km, Noto 2 km, Avola 10 km, Syracuse 35 km, Catania Fontanarossa Airport 80 km, Vendicari Reserve 12 km, San Lorenzo 18 km, Borgo di Marzamemi 20 km, Portopalo di Capo Passaro 28 km, Modica 34 km, Scicli 40 km.
Noto is a small jewel of Sicilian baroque, a beautiful village perched on a plateau overlooking the Asinaro valley.
Important center Sicilian, Roman, Byzantine and later Arab, it was destroyed in its full splendor by the earthquake of 1693, but thanks to the skilful reconstruction, Noto has become a magnificent city of art, Unesco heritage together with Caltagirone, Militello, Catania, Modica, Palazzolo, Ragusa and Scicli.
Noto is a perfect place to visit at any time of the year: in summer, when you can combine cultural visits with trips to the beautiful sea of Sicily, in autumn and winter, perhaps along the Wine Road of Val di Noto which through six municipalities of South Eastern Sicily, such as Palazzolo, Avola, Noto, Rosolini, Pachino and Ispica.
Anciently called Neas by the Sicilians, Neaton by the Greeks and Netum by the Romans, it was the Arabs who gave it the final name of Noto. The term in Arabic has the same meaning as in Italian, it wanted to be a tribute to the beauty and importance of the city.
Main data on the property:
Gross floor area house = 260 sq.m. about
Ground area including the area occupied by buildings = 77.545 sq.m.