Umbria, Italy is known for its gorgeous landscapesâ€”it is even called il cuor verde d'Italia (the green heart of Italy) â€”but if it were not, it should be known as the home of Casa Bramasole. Hundreds of years ago, Casa Bramasole was a farmhouse, but all that changed as recently as 2004 when it was renovated and transformed into a gorgeous manor house. The local craftsmen entrusted with this ambitious project followed strict regulations to ensure that as much of the original character has been preserved.The result: a stunning recreation of the Italy of oldâ€”with some modern twists thrown in.
The house also features a pool heated by solar panels. Dug into the mountainside, it features a fantastic view of Lake Trasimeno while almost invisible from the terrace of the house.
The interior is a graceful mix of the old and the new. Original brickwork and exposed beams meld seamlessly with modern furniture.
A manor house cannot be complete without a fireplace of course, and Casa Bramasole is not lacking in that respect. The exposed brick is a great backdrop for the main living area which also features leather couches and an antique desk loaded with books.
The Boffi kitchen, on the other hand, is state-of-the-art. Graced by a majestic arch, it is a reflection of Italy's long and delicious history of great food. Anyone can be a master chef in this kitchen.
It even features a pizza oven to create that holiest of Italian dishes
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