Properties of the week: dreamy Italian homes for under €1m

Featuring gardens with olive trees, swimming pools and a charming stone farmhouse

1. Citta di Castello

Citta di Castello

Umbria: €888,481

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.

€888,481; Engel & Völkers

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2. Lago Trasimeno, Panicale Castle

Lago Trasimeno, Panicale Castle

Umbria: €990,000

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.

€990,000; Engel & Völkers

3. Licciana, Nardi

Licciana, Nardi

Tuscany: €890,000

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.

€890,000; Knight Frank

4. Città Della Pieve, Monteleone d’Orvieto

Città Della Pieve, Monteleone d’Orvieto

Umbria: €990,000

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.

€990,000; Engel & Völkers

5. Zoverallo, Verbania

Zoverallo, Verbania

Piedmont: €900,000

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.

€900,000; Streza

6. Casa Country

Casa Country

Umbria: €750,000

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.

€750,000; Casa Italia

7. Trullo Asfodelo, Valle d’Itria

Trullo Asfodelo, Valle d’Itria

Puglia: €600,000

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.

€600,000; Raro Realty

8. Monterosso Al Mare, Cinque Terre

Monterosso Al Mare, Cinque Terre

Liguria: €850,000

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.

€850,000; IB International real estate

9. Monte San Savino, Province of Arezzo

Monte San Savino, Province of Arezzo

Tuscany: €890,000

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.

€890,000; Terragente Real Estate

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