Casale del Boschetto
"Home is not a place, it´s a feeling"
The prestigious Casale del Boschetto was built in the 1600s, it is located in a calm yet easily accessible area.
This exclusive residence was renovated in 2012 in perfect harmony with the surrounding area and maintaining the typical features of Umbrian farmhouses. The project is characterised by several gable roofs placed on different levels and by peculiar and wide openings from which one can enjoy the view of the surrounding hills, therefore providing unique moments. Colours, harmonies and patterns transform every part of the house in a never-ending discovery.
The real estate complex consists of a main building and a small outbuilding with a bedroom and a bathroom. The main farmhouse is on two levels, on the ground floor there is a large open space which comprises of a living room with a fieldstone fireplace, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, and utility room. A glass and iron interior staircase leads from the centre of the living room to the first floor, which has four en suite bedrooms, and a wood and iron mezzanine.
Outside there is a wide porch with exposed wooden beams facing the pool; this includes a hot tub and a wonderful waterfall with a view of the surrounding landscape. The first floor is also accessible through an external stone stairway with a small arcade from which one can enjoy views of the town of Panicale.
The property is further enriched by a wonderful garden with olive trees, mulberries, wisterias, and rosemary bushes.
- Main building: 400 sq. m.
- Annex: 23 sq. m.
- Pool: 16,00 x 6,40 m
- Hot tub: 6,15 x 2,30 m
- Land: 4 Ha
- Energy class: D
Services and Utilities
- Well for irrigation
- LPG underfloor heating
- Alarm system
The property is located a few meters from Panicale, a small town which lies on a hill at the foot of Mount Petrarvella and overlooks Lake Trasimeno. Panicale has been included in the list “I Borghi più belli d’Italia” (Italy’s most beautiful towns) and has been awarded the Orange Flag by the Italian Touring Club.
It is the ideal location to reach other typical Umbrian towns such as Città della Pieve, Paciano, Montepulciano, and Castiglione del Lago as well as larger cities such as Perugia, Assisi, Orvieto, and Foligno.
- Paciano 4 Km
- Città della Pieve 18 Km
- Castiglione del Lago 14 Km
- Perugia 37 Km
- Assisi 57 Km
- Orvieto 59 Km
- Foligno 72 Km
- Chianciano Terme 32 Km
- Montepulciano 38 Km
- Firenze 135 Km
- Roma 174 Km
- Perugia Airport 45 Km
Location of the property
Historical Notes About Panicale
Panicale is a historical and picturesque village of Medieval origin which still maintains its structural and architectural characteristics. The town’s plan is structured in concentric circles and represents one of the most advanced systems for military defence. This structure allowed the fortress of Panicale to resist to several sieges throughout the centuries.
What to see in Panicale
Porta Perugina is the entrance to Piazza Umberto I where one can find a fountain in travertine which dates back to 1473. Higher up one encounters the Collegiate Church of San Michele Arcangelo, which contains a small museum with works by Caporali and Masolino da Panicale.
Next, one comes across the Palazzo del Podestà which was built in the 12th century and is the highest point in Panicale.
Descending along via Sellari one reaches via Cesare Caporali and the municipal theatre of the same name. Reaching Porta Fiorentina, one enters Piazza Regina Margherita and finds the deconsecrated church of Sant’Agostino, which is now home to the Museum of Tulle.
Finally, there is the Church of San Sebastiano, dated between the 14th and 15th century, featuring frescos by Pietro Perugino.