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#36 Silkworm Farm €199k • 500m² • pricey yet connected near coast with land and lots to convert
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Central Italy • rustictown • Ancona
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☃️ 10–17°C 🏖 31–37°; ☀️ 14 days, ☔️ 8 days; perfect!

A pretty good balance of all criteria plus great weather. Advertised as only 500m2 yet lots of conversion/extension potential for up to 1450m2. Whilst it has no transport at the door, everything is only a 30min walk (quicker by bike of course, and it's rarely rainy!). It is reasonably isolated with a very large field which could be re-wilded. The disadvantage is that it is expensive (maybe 175k) however the main buulding requires no structural work to get going, although would need permission for converting a shelter into additional capacity/event space. Just 15mins from airport.

Environment edge of town surrounded by fields, lightly rolling and agricultural but near bigger hills (30mins, also hourly train), cycle path on doorstep, 15 mins coast; one hiking track to coast (but no others)

Services none, 30mins walk to town

Access no busses pass so everything is a 30mins walk or short car/bike ride; 15mins airport(!), year-round to Charleroi, London and Munich, seasonal Berlin; Ancona 30mins; Bologna 2h (train)

Property includes 4ha of surrounding field;

Other Notes on market since Nov so definately can be beaten down
• enough land for cultivation also good for solar/ground-source heatpump
• might hear planes but not in flight path and only a few per day
• no vdsl, but WiMAX (distant yet choice of three bases) and could create relay from fibre (1.5km LoS)
• main building 2x 24x16=380 plus 16*5=80 top floor, has 9x50 (450m2) of shelter that could be built as single storey extension, plus small barn for coworking 6x11=60==120 and additional shed 18x5=90
• there is some kind of processing plant next door but it is hidden by hedge and doesn't look noisy/busy

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#26 Mulino Boem €120k • 775m² • VISIT • similar to original candidate, smaller but extendable, better connected
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Northern Italy • historicsuburb • Udine, (Trieste)
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☃️ 7–12°C 🏖 26–33°; ☀️ 12 days, ☔️ 10 days; cold ☃️s!

Environment green open agricultural area across stream from apartment blocks; parks in town, walks along river, mountains 15km; 1h coast, 1h30 Slovenian parks and skiing (Sonnenalpe)

Services shops 15mins walk; town centre 40mins walk, but there are busses

Access bus next door every 20 mins to mainline station (40 mins walk); 30mins train to Trieste airport, Venice 1h30, Salzburg 4h30; car 45mins airport, 1h30 Trieste, 1h45 Ljubljana

Property small, adequate with an extra wing (increases to 910m2), also possible to build large conservatory and event space (both 100m2, thus increasing to 1110m2); would have lovely ground floor spaces open between stream and courtyard

Other Notes the advert and thus price is only for the main building, EXCLUDING the front 2-floor xtension and barn which have differnt ownrs (five total) but all ar willing to sell, and two are willing to exchange for a studio
• as it is smaller it is more expensive than original, but much better connected, and actually adequate size if all the sheds are converted
• capacity is 24: 4 studios, 16 rooms (13 ensuite, 2 shared, 1 bunk); 2 living rooms, 100m2 event space, 100m2 conservatory
• extended wing would add 4–6 studios
• FTTC (80/20) and WiMAX are available so both would be perfect; FTTH would only be a few hundred metres of cable lay
• many areas have unrestricted mountain views to the north; existing front looks over Udine and to mountains; back onto stream and field then apartments
• probably still has hydro rights (there's an unused sluice!) thus solving ☃️ heating costs (including heating conservatory as with original)
• main building 20x8.5, 3 floors =170 ==510
• side extension 6x8.5, 2 floors ==100
• part ruin 5.5x15, 2 floors ==165 (4 studios) potential to extend 13m ==300
• barn 8x4.5 (16pers workspace on 2 floors)
• 5x20 (100m2) event space in place of sheds (60 people for talks, 21 for yoga)
• annoyingly needs new roof tiles (is corugated metal) but scaffolding is quite useful
• zona M (Parco del Torre)
• http://www.comune.udine.gov.it/files/amministrazione_trasparente/pianificazione_e_governo_del_territorio/var_5/adozione_FascicoloRelazioni.pdf

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#55 Complexo Lanifícios €110k • 2600m² • VISIT • Quiet warehouses above town in natural park
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Portugal • industrialtown • Castelo Branco, Guarda, (Lisbon)
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☃️ 14–19°C 🏖 33–39°; ☀️ 15 days, ☔️ 9 days;

Environment natural park with 2,000m peak, natural swimming; town has gym and sports centre; paths on doorstep; river 7km, would need own equipment; small ski station 30mins drive; coast 2h

Services all, town centre 25mins walk; next town 1h train

Access station 40mins walk across town (3h30 Lisbon); airports too far (2h30 drive)

Other Notes this is the more presentable with its stone facade, long internal courtyard, and position as penultimate factory of the valley
• directly in front of the massive old Fiação Rosetas building
• should be possible to acquire the land on other side of road and thus a very cool garden (~1600m2)) with access down to the stream; score assumes this otherwise lower
• 11*90==2000 rear warehouse on two floors but with bends and only front windows; good for studios with a rear corridor
• 10*30==600 stone front building, ground floor front windows only
• access is restricted to train or bus from Lisbon or Porto as rather far to drive unless combined with a group day trip, however future rail connections will improve
• very hot so down season might be 1.5 months summer and 1.5 months winter
• local town of Guarda is on Mardrid-Lisbon night train line but not useful; new services may be introduced
• town has a datacentre and fibre networks are being rolled out
• property 4 http://www.cm-covilha.pt/db/documentos/899.1.1541418585.pdf
• multiple convenient daily direct trains to Lisbon 7h50–11h20, 19h–20h20; also possible 4h50–9h20 with change; from Lisbon last train is 19h15–22h55; access score is higher becuase easy via Lisbon, and okay via Porto (5h with change, last out at 17h45, earliest in for 11h)
• it's a 200m climb and 3km from the station; bike rentals are planned, else we could have our own electric scooters, could easily drop some down there

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#53 Têxtil Cravinos €180k • 1250m² • VISIT • Warehouses straddling stream next to town and natural park
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Portugal • industrialtown • Castelo Branco, Guarda, (Lisbon)
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☃️ 14–19°C 🏖 33–39°; ☀️ 15 days, ☔️ 9 days;

Environment natural park with 2,000m peak, lakes; town has gym and sports centre; paths but start 1h through town; river 5km, would ned own equipment; small ski station 30mins drive; coast 2h

Services all, town centre 30mins walk; next town 1h train

Access station 10mins walk (3h30 Lisbon); airports too far (2h30 drive)

Other Notes advertised as two warehouses (all three parts visible behind rail bridge) but plot size corresponds to only one; if both then also includes land so better garden, and very attractive as totalling around 2500m2; score assumes this
• access is restricted to train or bus from Lisbon or Porto as rather far to drive unless combined with a group day trip, however future rail connections will improve
• very hot so down season might be 1.5 months summer and 1.5 months winter
• 11x44 500m2=1250 main building on lane, on two floors, plus a third of unknown size
• over stream: 10x20 house on 2 floors=400; 10*40 maybe on 2 floors==800 warehouse
• wuld demolish the ruins/garages at either end for nice terraces, but really need to aquire the building across the stream
• local town of Guarda is on Mardrid-Lisbon night train line but not useful; new services may be introduced
• next to a rail bridge, the line will be reopened soon and used for freight, as interconnects to Spain (Salamanca)
• town has a datacentre and fibre networks are being rolled out
• 53 and 54 http://www.cm-covilha.pt/db/documentos/899.1.1541418585.pdf
• stream might be suitable for small scale hydro but doesn't have any flow in the summer
• multiple convenient daily direct trains to Lisbon 7h50–11h20, 19h–20h20; also possible 4h50–9h20 with change; from Lisbon last train is 19h15–22h55; access score is higher becuase easy via Lisbon, and okay via Porto (5h with change, last out at 17h45, earliest in for 11h)

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#52 Hôpital Saint-Louis €55k • 5200m² • VISIT • Ginormous, close to Paris, pretty and well connected village
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Central France • historicvillage • Poitiers, Angouleme, La Rochelle, (Paris)
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☃️ 9–14°C 🏖 26–35°; ☀️ 8 days, ☔️ 11 days; bit cloudy

At auction on 16th September, only 30mins from Poitiers so might attract developers, however low price may be indicitive protected status or high cost of demoilition thus not appealing to them yet neither is an issue for us so is definately plausible. Bids may increase to about €150. Interesting history dating back to 1248, and located on one of the routes to Compostela, thus having a history of welcoming travellers that could be continued!

Environment flat agricultural land but village is on a hillwith woodland, there's paths on doorstep along river, a natural pool, plus SUP/kayak are available in summer; no mountains, coast 1h30 (also direct train)

Services supermarket 15 mins walk; town only 15mins by train

Access station 10mins walk (Niort 30mins, Paris 2h); Poitiers airport 30 mins drive (Stansted, Porto, Marrakesh), Limoges 1h

Property ex hospital so needs stripping but in decent condition unlike Montlucon; includes a chapelle with stained glass window; entirely south facing with hill protecting from north; is located opposite a modern retirement home

Other Notes excellent vdsl2+, exchange 400m
• has mains gas
• village has a bypass so road is not busy
• I've uprated the garden because around the corner is the town's own nice hilltop park; there's only 800m2 of south-facing terraced garden at the top abovee the buildings, but there is enough space for more (upto an extra 900m2) terraces plus conservatory, especially if the ground level carparks (with about 28 spaces) at the sides are eliminated (may not be allowed as technically requires 1 parking space per unit, which is another reason developers could have a problem, however we will hopefully classify it as a single house).
• There's a small land parcel (#1, about 6,000m2) opposite (behind the retirement home) that could be suitable for aquisition.
• The village has three wind generators producing a surplus; it or the surroundings also seems to be part of a no-pesticides project.
• Can reach Paris with earliest trains at 8h30, but last return from Poitiers/Niort are 19h20 thus from Paris quite early at 17h20.

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#45 Ecole St. Michel €130k • 1150m² • Large in village surrounded by nature
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Central France • commercialvillage • Figeac, Rodez, Brive, (Toulouse)
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☃️ 9–15°C 🏖 26–33°; ☀️ 10 days, ☔️ 12 days

Large building in well-served but quiet village (1.5k pop) with markets, station, gardens, casino(!) and a thermal spa. Not as natural nor lively as other options but more convenient. Could be purchased in seperate lots which brings it back in budget, however would loose some of the garden.

Environment rolling agricultural land; some paths on doorstep, over 30km of greenway including along canal; lots of rivers, watersports etc, forest 30mins, mountains 1h30, coast too far

Services on doorstep, town 15mins (local busses), larger 30mins

Access local station 15mins walk with overnight train to Paris, Toulouse 3h; larger 30mins + 2h15 Toulouse; Rodez/Brive airports; Toulouse 2h drive

Property total space is around 2350m2; good views across village and valley from upper floors; comprises several buildings, and garages/sheds; one looks onto village square over the road; at the back there's a long shed which would be best demolished for semi-private garden space however the village has a large public garden immediately across the road

Other Notes ZRR ✅ thus no taxe fonciere however is only €3k
• on market since 2015, reduced from €250k, thus further may bee possible; owner is l'association Sainte-Catherine de Rodez; mayor seems ammenable to repurposing as can't afford to themselves and supports tourism
• purchase in seperate lots (main buildings ~€130k) could leave the 350m2 house (~€80k) but would thus loose some garden space
• 250*3=750 streetfront (gite?); 250*4=1000 side (school); house 120*3=350 (convent?); can demolish 250m2 sheds at back or convert to events or garden; 800–1000m2 of garden/courtyard/terraces
• 1.2km from exchange but LoS relay possible if too slow
• village uses a collective biomass heating circuit
• elementary school behind, which might be moderately noisy at playtime

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#59 Fábrica do Padre João €40k • 2000m² • VISIT • Warehouses nestled next to stream
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Portugal • industrialtown • Castelo Branco, Guarda, (Lisbon)
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☃️ 14–19°C 🏖 33–39°; ☀️ 15 days, ☔️ 9 days;

Advert mentions 5500m2 which may be lot size or floorspace.

Environment natural park with 2,000m peak, lakes; town has gym and sports centre; paths but start 1h through town; river 5km, would ned own equipment; small ski station 30mins drive; coast 2h

Services all, town centre 30mins walk; next town 1h train

Access station 10mins walk (3h30 Lisbon); airports too far (2h30 drive)

Other Notes would demolish small building to open up acess to stream, possibly includes additional land
• 260m2*2=520
• 200*2=400
• 400*2=800
• 100 side shed
• 100 (1 floor?)
• local town of Guarda is on Mardrid-Lisbon night train line but not useful; new services may be introduced
• next to a rail bridge, the line will be reopened soon and used for freight, as interconnects to Spain (Salamanca)
• town has a datacentre and fibre networks are being rolled out
• 51 http://www.cm-covilha.pt/db/documentos/899.1.1541418585.pdf
• stream might be suitable for small scale hydro but doesn't have any flow in the summer
• multiple convenient daily direct trains to Lisbon 7h50–11h20, 19h–20h20; also possible 4h50–9h20 with change; from Lisbon last train is 19h15–22h55; access score is higher becuase easy via Lisbon, and okay via Porto (5h with change, last out at 17h45, earliest in for 11h)

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#54 Fábrica Alçada €0k • 4300m² • Ginormous complex with chimney
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Portugal • industrialtown • Castelo Branco, Guarda, (Lisbon)
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☃️ 14–19°C 🏖 33–39°; ☀️ 15 days, ☔️ 9 days;

Environment natural park with 2,000m peak, lakes; town has gym and sports centre; paths 30mins walk away on backlanes; river 7km, would ned own equipment; small ski station 30mins drive; coast 2h

Services all, town centre 15mins walk; next town 1h train

Access station 30mins walk (3h30 Lisbon); airports too far (2h30 drive)

Other Notes there is a nightclub (or two?!) below the property which might be a problem!!
• also on road bend so not as quiet as other options, but is a minor road to only a few suburbs
• probably too expensive as huge; has two entrances, so first building could be divided
• gates onto courtyard above road but probably unpleasant due to road expsoure, second lower courtyard has trees and could be better walled from the road; there is potentially also a rear courtyard with th chimney, but it has a mobile mast overlooking it
• 1300m2*3 floors but maybe not full depth ==2500m2
• 400m2 single floor warehouse on road above stream (no access)
• 700m2*2 floors main building
• potentially 600m2 *2 of additional buildings
• should be possible to acquire land adjacent and/or behind for garden with access to stream
• access is restricted to train or bus from Lisbon or Porto as rather far to drive unless combined with a group day trip, however future rail connections will improve
• very hot so down season might be 1.5 months summer and 1.5 months winter
• local town of Guarda is on Mardrid-Lisbon night train line but not useful; new services may be introduced
• town has a datacentre and fibre networks are being rolled out
• property 27 http://www.cm-covilha.pt/db/documentos/899.1.1541418585.pdf
• multiple convenient daily direct trains to Lisbon 7h50–11h20, 19h–20h20; also possible 4h50–9h20 with change; from Lisbon last train is 19h15–22h55; access score is higher becuase easy via Lisbon, and okay via Porto (5h with change, last out at 17h45, earliest in for 11h)

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#44 Saint Claud Forge €107k • 1200m² • Pretty forge with stream in countryside
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Central France • historicrural • Angouleme, Limoges, (Bordeaux)
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☃️ 9–14°C 🏖 26–35°; ☀️ 8 days, ☔️ 12 days; fairly overcast

Forge with watercourse (for hydro) on large pond. Shops nearby but otherwise isolated with very limited places to go out independently except for daytrips to town.

Environment gently rolling agricultural land; some trails on doorstep; lake is 250m so maybe suitable for SUP, else rivers/kayak/horse 20mins; 10km to woodland; 2h coast, no mountains

Services 20mins walk to decent but small village with shops and cafes and busses a few times daily to Angouleme (1h); 20mins bike to larger shops

Access 30mins Angouleme (+2h Paris TGV), 1h Limoges, 30mins Bordeaux; 10 mins to local station (currently bus replacement 3 times daily, may reopen in 3years+)

Other Notes Regrettably the front of the building looks onto a courtyard shared with another building however it is pretty, the utilised exposure would therefore mainly be to north facing onto the lake for better privacy. Would only work with neighbouring field (lot 570 or 571) and either an extension or seperate event space, likely not a problem so score assumes this.
• The Oven part of the structure will have to be demolished but provides lots of lovely stone for extension, of which the watercourse course would flow through the middle.
• Next to quiet road, but new extension could also shield from it.
• Forge building is 46x12m=550m2 needs an internal floor giving 1100m2
• moderate VDSL, maybe 30Mbps, else LoS to near exchange is possible
• half of the roof is redone, rest just needs tiles?
• //No response from legett

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#43 Velino Casale €200k • 1100m² • Rural farm on river
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Central Italy • rusticrural • Terni, (Perugia, Rome)
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☃️ 10–16°C 🏖 31–36°; ☀️ 11 days, ☔️ 10 days; very good although ☃️ nights cold

Great climate, varied location, natural and semi-isolated with possibility of fairly easy trips to town on nearby train, or shopping by scooter/bike. Lots of potential for the land, with hyrdo and isolated work/event space.

Environment hills and river walks on doorstep, lake with boating walkable; mountains 30km (30mins regular train), coast 1h30

Services no shops walkable, basics bikeable 5km/20mins, local station 30mins walk +25mins to town 3 times daily, more frequent from next station at 3.5km (i.e. bike/scooter

Access 20mins mainline station, Rome 1h, Florence 3h, Bologna 3h30; driving Perugia 1h, Rome 1h30

Property 4ha land bordered by river; advertised as less floorspace, but inludes several outbuildings including a huge 450m2 footprint that could be rebuilt for floorspace totalling up to 1400m2

Other Notes Chelsea Rustrum's alchemyspaces.co is 15mins away! (very different positioning, starts at €1600/mo so arguably complimentary)
• probably would come down to 175k in which case it's okay, otherwise too expensive although the main building (700m2 usable) has a solid roof and floors so no major works, however needs 500m2 to be built (foundations, some walling and maybe roof frame exists)
• 41x8=300==600 +200m2 attic; 300x2 38x11=450 base; 50m2 60m2 and 100m2 outbuildings, plus 120m2 base
• WiMAX coverage from Rieti but ~10km could be supplemented with 4G from same location (signal is fair); might be possible mount relay on antenna on hill above (1000m) for connection in Terni or secondary WiMAX
• backs onto road but very quiet because mainroad is in tunnel through opposite hill (although exists in front of a hill that may reflect sound across the narrow valley); possible also to use a 2-step relay from Spinacetto to the intervening ridge (3.75+2.5 80/24), or from edge of Colli via the houses on the ridge (1km+1; 40/17)
• railway actually cuts through property, but tiny singletrack and no more frequent than hourly so I'd argue this is quite a nice reminder that we'd still be connected civilisation
• will need septic tank as usual but possibility of natural treatment into canal?
• river is very still as damed much further down, so probably not great for swimming but good for kayak/SUP on dorrstep itself up to 7km probably much further
• 3 water courses (river plus 2 canalised through property) potential for micro hydro maybe larger as one has weir at top of property; plus solar and groundsource heatpump
• could possibly use water from canal for a natural pool if filtered (sandpit)

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#58 Antigua Fabrica €250k • 3475m² • Big mill with hydro rights on river
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Spain • historicrural • Valladolid
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☃️ 8–13°C 🏖 28–35°; ☀️ 11 days, ☔️ 9 days;

Lots of potential in an unappealing village, but easy access

Environment rolling agricultural; river on property; tracks on doorstep, woods 5km

Services basics; bigger town 30mins

Access mainline station 30mins drive, Madrid 2h; local station 15mins walk, 2h20 Santander, 2h20 Madrid; Valladolid 1h (airport Barcelona all year and Canaries seasonal), Vitoria 1h30 (airport, Cologne and Bergamo year-round) Santander 1h30, Bilbao 2h

Other Notes access via Madrid is adquate, otherwise limited airports except if combining with daytrip to Bilbao
• main building 550*3=1600
• road building 2 floors 300m2, basement and attic 200m2 ==1000m2
• side building 1 floor 170m2
• possible 80m2*2==160 house
• (doesn't add up so must be more)
• if the land between the canal and river can be aquired would have a lovely garden; may include a small section down to river
• on quiet lane only used for farms but maybe also occasional sandpit lorries
• train service is limited, only twice daily between Santander and Palencia, but the line has been approved for upgrades to higher speed service through to Madrid; single train from Bilbao to Mataporquera (3h30+45min drive

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#34 Piossasco Fucina di Ferro €100k • 650m² • VISIT • both nature and city within reach, but an odd setting
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Northern Italy • industrialtown • Pinerolo, Turin
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☃️ 8–15°C 🏖 29–34°; ☀️ 14 days, ☔️ 10 days; good sun exposure (if not misty!)

Old ironworks on a good plot alongside a stream in the centre of a small town. Whilst obviously long abandonded the structure is easily adapated to a layout that works well for coliving.

Environment small town surrounded by nature, lots of trail 20 mins walk away; mountains 20km, skiing 1h, coast 2h; good activities from SUP 20 mins away on a lake to hang gliding

Services fiber ✅ theatre/cinema/resturant/venue next door; town centre 10mins walk along stream

Access station 15mins drive (different town), Turin 45min bus; airport 40 mins drive

Property not as industrial as it sounds, just a basic open plan factory building having 4000m2 of land overgrown with trees, essentially an island between the canal down from the mill next door (renovated into an event venue) and the stream of which it has around 200m; lovely setting when the trees have leaves, otherwise rather less so

Other Notes ✉️ enquiry made to commune
• in sat view most of the building is hidden by trees (it's below/south of what is visible)
• will require a new extension, not likely to be a problem given that the nextdoor mill has a massive modern exension
• a large walled conservatory will avoid the uglyiness and loss of privacy from the trees during ☃️
• 4,000m2 of land next to (somewhat feeble) stream; can make a path to teh mill so we don't walk along the road into town
• 1st floor for rooms as ground floor below sewerage; ground floor has brick vaulted cielings so floor is solid, 2nd needs replacing; attic is barely usable due to central columns and low pitch, however would make great mezzanines for rooms
• the neighbouring hill has lots of paths
• fibre is available at the other end of the land; WiMAX form the tower too of course
• surrounded by a housing district thus may not feel very natural except in 🏖
• sunnier and warmer than Udine
• fairly unimpressive small town of 18k pop
• main building is ~20mx10=200==400 attic not usable unless roof entirely replaced, plus a tower/staircase?
• not actually straight (plan in ad#1)
• a reasonable size for extension might be 15x6=90==180, with no attic it would be hard to have enough rooms only on the 1st floor, if the extension has a third attic floor it wouldn't be a problem, however it would block sunlight unless oriated parrallel to the main building and joined by a bridge with conservatory in-between (ideal!); in this layout it could be 8*30 or more giving an extra 480m2 on two floors, we really don't need that much common space, so some shared rooms would be on the ground with shared bath above
• the canal has been blocked so doesn't carry water, although it may be possible to regain rights or re-dam the stream
• if it's not foggy could install solar

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#30 Sorbolo Complex €160k • 900m² • quiet and well placed giant barn, but little nature
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Northern Italy • rusticsuburb • Parma, (Bologna)
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☃️ 8–15°C 🏖 30–35°; ☀️ 12 days, ☔️ 9 days

Environment flat and agricultural, limited trails, but rivers near and hills 45mins (train or car); coast 1h30

Services village 15mins walk

Access 3 stations in 15mins; 1h Bologna

Property 3 buildings, a house in good condition, the huge barn (pictured) requiring significant work to add floors, and a small barn requiring very little; a conservatory could be built to connect the house and large barn, whilst the small barn could be 4–6 studios can be converted to 1300m2, perhaps 1500 or 1800; could maybe acquire plot of land next door for larger garden; regrettably attic cannot be used as roof has no gables, but if gables added (not so hard) added +300m2

Other Notes 165/25 FTTC + wimax + 4G
• on quiet lane, garden has some trees, views oveer fields, but also warehouses across road
• main building 300m2 27x12 2 floors (attic not usable)
• big barn 260 20x13 but actually bigger with covered terraces, roof needs partial repair; needs floor; possibility of third floor but only windows at end or skylights; good for events but better for rooms with events at ground
• small barn 110 10x11 2 floors
• =800
• ==1300+

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#42 San Pietro Complex €178k • 900m² • ginormous and unusual near Bologna but boring surroundings
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Central Italy • rusticrural • Bologna, Ferrara, Modena, (Venice)
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☃️ 9–15°C 🏖 32–37°; ☀️ 10 days, ☔️ 10 days

Fantastic potential in huge partly ruined building complex with an immense 500m2 arched covered space, huge brick vaulting, and garden full of trees. Good connection to towns, cities and for daytrips, but immediate enviornment offers very little although there's a bus stop outside for the town/station which makes escapes easy. Could be developed into two spaces one being multigenerational and overlapping with the first.

Environment Boring flat agricultural, one or two paths within 5km; horse 20mins, hills 1h15 train, coast 1h

Services 5mins walk for frequent bus to everything or 40mins walk, town 5mins drive/20mins bike

Access station 5mins; Bologna 45mins

Property potentially 4000m2; 25x10=250m2 building *2+attic, 50x10=500m2 arched tunnel, and 1400m2 of footprint (most two storey), however much likely needs demolishing, in any case the accommodation needs access to light thus a central building needs demoolishing to create a courtyard for windows, with the tunnel interconnecting everything

Other Notes can most definately be knocked down on price
• excellent WiMAX, fibre 5km, VDSL 60/20 2km, excellent 4G
• setback from moderately busy road behind trees, may not be anough to be adequately calm on south (garden) side, but north os open well shielded; although really needs neigbouring small 3000m2 field to be rewilded to shelter east side of surviving (main) building
• south side of arched area needs lots of large windows and part of the roof could be converted to glass as well to function as huge conservatory, else extended in length
• local suburb is ugly but slightly further towns are good
• acquiring and rewilding a neigbouring field would be benficial, there's also lots of other abandoned buildings

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#37 Minoterie de la Chalosse €76k • 600m² • VISIT • isolated in woods next to river and town, but unusual
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Southern France • industrialtown • Mont-de-Marsan, Dax, (Pau, Bayonne, Bordeaux)
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☃️ 11–18°C 🏖 26–35°; ☀️ 9 days, ☔️ 12 days; mild but often overcast(!?)

Environment natural setting but flat agricultural environment with little variety; beach 1h, hills 1h30, mountains/skiing 2h; one greenway on doorstep, very few trails nearby, tennis courts; could SUP and kayak on the river; horse/kayak within 30mins

Services all 15mins walk; 20mins drive to town

Access busses to Mont de Marsan and Hagetmau (thrice) and Dax (once 6am); stations 40mins; 1h15 to three airports including Bordeaux

Property needs significant extension but only has 650m2 garden so needa additional land for garden, next to abandoned railway; includes four ugly cement grain silos attached to the building itself, but could maybe install spiral water slides instead 🙃 difficult to demolish so have to keep them; could have amazing roof terrace!

Other Notes p45 zone UHc extensions permitted and is surrounded by protected zone with exception of the station https://www.saint-sever.fr/content/download/13246/102211/file/Piece%20n°5.1.Document%20graphique_Planche%202.pdf
• ZRR ✅ tax reductions
• 1.5km to exchange so only ADSL2+; but there's a pocket of VDSL2 across the field (and river) so could relay
• 34km greenway to Dax (can start on railway at doorstep); the remaining railway to Mont-de-Marsan past the building will probably be converted in future as well which would be very cool
• unusally ugly, so more creativity needed!
• island in the river just across the railway (cross p2 to reach, probably communal land)
• with our own, good for SUP (river is damned above) and canoe/kayak on doorstep!
• silo building 4 floors, 17x5.5=85==340, too narrow for rooms boths sides! could maybe use for spiral stairway and remove the existing inside but the main wing is narrow and full depth should probably be used for studios at that end rather than lost to corridors unless with balcony?
• office building 3 floors 13x6=75==225 which would leave very little garden without additional aquisition
• garage 50m2
• would need to build at least 200m2 new on 2 floors
• there is a large mostly wooded plot (73) of 1.8ha opposite over the lane, or neigbouring plot (44) with sheds but huge, might need splitting if expensive
• original perspective http://hub.house/admin/properties/37a.jpg

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#21 Montecastelli Mas €135k • 850m² • VISIT • well connected semi-rural with land
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Central Italy • rusticvillage • Umbertide, Città di Castello, Perugia
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☃️ 9–14°C 🏖 30–36°; ☀️ 12 days, ☔️ 10 days

Environment varied agriculture but some distance to more interesting easy on train; 1h30 coast; on hillside but no actual walks without short drive; lake 40mins

Services none; towns 5 mins (train/bike)

Access station next door; 45mins Perugia (Ryanair); 3h30 Rome (train); Rome/Bologna 2h15 car; 1h45 Florence/Ancona

Property new roof(!) and land; could build event space in field

Other Notes √ contacted
• includes 4000m2 of land (field on opposite side of lane) but 15000 more can be acquired
• needs a new wing, could build at bottom/south if large field (1ha) is acquired, or front/east into garden, but most likely for permission is back/west (which would be quieter and have more natural views) however that plot is expensive (€40k+ as ad #3) but would protect from potential neighbours if acquired together (or reserved for later)
• ugly little village but nice surroundings and towns
• 1600s
• 40/10 wimax €150 http://www.retewifi.it/ add 6mbps up for €40; 4G is good
• would need to use wireless to FTTC in umbertide as no VDSL?
• walks short drive away
• 7 Via del Castello, 06019 Umbertide PG
• towns 10 mins
• 40mins to Perugia/lake Trasimeno
• Florence 1h45 Rome 2h30; coast 2h
• station 5 mins (network being updated)

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#47 Usine de Moulin Girardy €42k • 3000m² • Massive and cheap in pretty setting, but no transit
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Central France • historicrural • Montlucon, (Limoges, Clermont Ferrand)
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☃️ 8–14°C 🏖 25–34°; ☀️ 8 days, ☔️ 13 days; frequently overcast and showery

(Very similar opportunity to the Monlucon property #46, but in a much more natural setting.) Huge spaces, for potentially 40 studios with large windows and copious common areas next to a stream, although somewhat enclosed by the shallow valley that surrounds it. Short walk to pretty village but having only supermarket, bakery, two resturants and tennis court. With this scale of space organising regular events and activities would make up for the lack of dynamism around and contrast well with the isolation.

Environment path on doorstep along little valley; rolling agricultural land; potential for SUP in village, lots of rivers, watersports etc in short drive, woods 5km, no mountains and coast too far but reasonably varied and Puy de Dome park 1h; climate ☃️ 8–9°C, shoulder 11–15°, 🏖 25–34°, sunny 8 days, rainy 13 days

Services 15mins walk to village centre/supermarket, has a couple of restaurants; town 25mins

Access Montlucon station 30mins (+3h30 Paris), Limoges/Clermont Ferrand airports 1h30

Property 800m2 on each of 3 floors, plus potential for rebuilt event space (currently a 1300m2 warehouse); appears to be one long building 13x62m but actually two of differeing ages with slightly different window styles

Other Notes ZRR ✅
• entire roof needs replacing, and existing iron framework will need reenforcing but could be done after refit
• awaiting clarification (from mairie and agent) as located in red zone but actually the weir for the mill has a fair drop so shouldn't be an issue
• 1.7km to exchange but apparently good, else can relay but may need 2 steps
• there are twice daily busses to neigbouring villages and towns but not very useful/well timed
• at bottom of valley therefore may be a bit gloomy, but open to south-east
• a road winds up valley above the property but isn't busy nonetheless the noise may echo
• with warehouse demolished could build a lovely garden and conservatory to catch sun better in the flat open space that it occupies
• mill just below doesn't appear to be developed, could probabbly acquire, if not the next one down is ruined
• 4km to abandoned railway part of which (xkm) is already a greenway

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#27 Brickworks €110k • 1500m² • natural, isolated ruin with 5ha land near station
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Northern Italy • rusticisolated • Savona
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☃️ 7–13°C 🏖 26–31°; ☀️ 11 days, ☔️ 9 days; chilly ☃️

Environment fabulous location in hills completely surrounded by nature, 30 min walk to station and shops along backroad; coast 40mins; skiing (Prato Nevoso) 1h30; trails on doorstep; nice river in village, stream at end of track

Services basics near, town 15mins

Access 40mins Savona, 1h Genova airport, 1h30 Alessandria/Turin; hourly trains

Property 55000m2 of land including woods and fields (probably the two big neigbouring fields plus some of the trees; over 900m2 of footprint, with two floors that's 1800m2 usable; but currently only 180m2 usable

Other Notes has WiMAX coverage, and adequate 4G
• knock the price down to 90k and within budget could build a decently sized functioning space, whilst a huge amount more could be added in due course
• climate a little colder than desireable in ☃️, and avg 26°C in 🏖 (max 31°)
• main building is 17x46
• TODO: quick build costing

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#35 Fabbrica Majoliche Artistiche €177k • 1200m² • outstanding old ceramics factory but neigbouring workshops
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Central Italy • industrialvillage • Perugia
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Environment edge of village; amongst hills; 2h either coast; 3 months ☃️ 8°C, shoulder 12–15°, 🏖 29°, sunny over 14 days, rainy (light) under 8 days

Services mostly potery shops, supermarket 10mins walk;

Access local busses; local station bikeable; Perugia 20mins

Property isolated in a little valley just off the road; some warehouses/workshops behind thus the land and access are shared

Other Notes AWAITING CLARIFICATIONS as may lack land, nor be possible to acquire any, in which case not a candidate
• not much of a view because of the valley; top floor looks up across fields, view down is blocked by trees and houses
• a large but old warehouse originally part of the property sits next to it, and is apparently used for stocking potery and they also do courses which might be cool, so occasional traffic
• main building 20x13 (260m2) on 4 floors?
• fibre is across the field so could do a relay, but vdsl is good; WiMAX appears to okay but a tall antenna may be required

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#48 Molini di Faenza €150k • 1100m² • Small courtyard mill with great space if rebuilt
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Northern Italy • typicalvillage • Vigevano, Pavia, (Milan)
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☃️ 6–12°C 🏖 30–34°; ☀️ 13 days, ☔️ 7 days; good sun (if not foggy) but cold winter

Environment flat and agricultural but many tracks, 3 rivers close for longer trails but few kayak/SUP operators so would need own; coast 1h30; 2h skiing

Services 25mins walk station/supermarket; town 10mins drive, 20mins bike; busses on doorstep

Access 45mins Milan airport, Pavia, Alessandria; 1h Milan; 1h30 Genoa

Property Despite being on the edge of the hamlet, with a neighbour directly on the canal there's no windows and it's ivy-cpvered, there's also a a bit of garden onto the stream although that faces the neigbourhour and the other edges of the property are hemmed by the village lanes. Nonetheless quiet and calm and pretty. Especially if the side onto the canal is opened up with big windows or a terrace.

Other Notes Expensive even if knocked down given amount of new and rebuilding required, but well positioned.
• could aquire extra small bit of land next to stream, and even the larger parcel with trees on other side in hamlet for a very cool garden and event space which is otherwise lacking
• Multiple WiMAX and possibility of LoS fibre/VDSL2 relay
• can create a natural water pool; canal is fed from another canal fed from the Ticiono above Milan
• need to ask the mayor to move the bins!

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#51 Torre Beretti Complex €63k • 2100m² • Multiple courtyard buuldings and garden
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Northern Italy • typicalrural • Tortona, Voghera, Alessandria, Pavia, (Milan)
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☃️ 8–14°C 🏖 30–34°; ☀️ 11 days, ☔️ 11 days; foggy

Auction scheduled for 18th August. Listed since 2011, and reduced seveeral times, other bids unlikely.

Environment flat and agricultural but lots of paths in natural reserve along river; hills 45mins, coast 1h15; skiing/mountains 1h30

Services only bar; easy busses and trains

Access station 10mins walk; Genoa/Milan 1h, Turin 1h15

Property Loads of old buildings and two courtyards, plus trees next to road thus shielding.

Other Notes some bits renovated, some falling down, quite a mix

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#32 Tobacco Warehouse €150k • 970m² • VISIT • lovely building on edge of village near lake
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Central Italy • historicvillage • Perugia
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☃️ 9–14°C 🏖 31–36°; ☀️ 14 days, ☔️ 8 days; very good!

Environment mostly flat and cultivated but paths on doorstep to hills (1h walk) and a very large lake with watersports; 2h15 to either coast

Services local busses, basics (cafes, food), 15 mins walk to supermarket; 30mins bike to small town, 40mins drive to Perugia

Access good local busses, station 10mins, Florence 1h30, Rome 2h

Property gorgeous internal arches although possibly difficult to plan around; can rebuild the ruined '☃️ garden' for extra 160m2 (maybe double if two floors is allowed) and neigbour will sell some adjoining garden of around 1300m2; a vegetable plot is included on opposite side of road

Other Notes roof already renovated
• adjacent part of the same building is also for sale but already renovated thus no value in purchasing
• with extra garden could using ground source heatpump and install solar
• Capacities:
• attic 7 bedrooms (3 ensuite, 4 shared), all with one small window, 2 large rooms would need skylights
• 1st floor 7 rooms (3 ensuite, 4 shared) + dorm
• ground floor 8 rooms (all ensuite)
• event space must be in garden but workspace (

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#33 Manzo Complex €135k • 350m² • buildings at bottom of hills
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Northern Italy • rusticvillage • Pavia, Voghera
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Environment tracks at doorstep, but short; mountains 40km; coast 1h

Services basics, several towns within 30 mins

Access station 20mins walk, local busses; Milan 1h; Milan/Genoa/Parma airports all 1h20

Property 2700m2 plot, 5 buildings several undeveloped barns so easily extendable

Other Notes AWAITING FURTHER DETAILS
• on market since Dec

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#39 Cascinale Dalle Corte €195k • 950m² • well connected courtyard complex in village with views
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Northern Italy • typicalvillage • Asti, Alessandria, (Turin, Genoa, Milan)
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Environment rolling agricultural; lots of gentle paths on doorstep, 5km woods, 15mins horses, no watersports but 2 rivers within 30mins; coast 1h, skiing 1h45; ☃️ 6–8°C, shoulder 11–17°, 🏖 29°, sunny 13 days, rainy 6 days

Services all basics, 25mins town/station,

Access Alessandria 30mins 1h15 Genoa/Turin/Milan

Property advertised as 500m2 but actually has 950 with barns and cellar, plus could add more

Other Notes possibility to install solar
• 500m2 barns
• 6x17, 5x23
• 320m2 house 7x27
• 120m2 cellar below house
• 940m2 east/south faciung garden above road
• could add 50m2 1floor across lane (keeping gate)
• could add 120m2 at front with terrace

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#49 Molino Desana €49k • 1000m² • Good value village mill
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Northern Italy • typicalvillage • Vercelli, Alessandria, (Milan, Turin)
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☃️ 6–12°C 🏖 30–34°; ☀️ 13 days, ☔️ 7 days; good sun (if not foggy) but cold winter

Environment flat and agricultural but many tracks, 3 rivers close for longer trails but few kayak/SUP operators so would need own; coast 1h30; 2h skiing

Services basics; town 10mins drive, 20mins bike; busses on doorstep

Access 15mins station; 1h Turin/Milan airport, Asti, Alessandria; 1h15 Milan; 1h30 Genoa

Property comprises buildings on both sides of canal with mill wheels and wier/walkway in middle, with both properties opened up onto the canal would be really nice; but needs garden and additional building

Other Notes could aquire either or both the 900m2 strip of land or the field, thus gaining a great garden and preserving a gren view
• 190m2*2 warehoouse
• 110*2
• maybe:100*2

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#22 Instituto Montorsoli €200k • 1000m² • impressive countryside and climate yet expensive
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Southern Italy • commercialvillage • Naples
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Environment pretty village on hills in natural park 30mins walk to waterfalls; ☃️ 11°C, shoulder 14–17°, 🏖 31°, sunny 11 days, rainy 11 days

Services everything but basic, towns 20 mins

Access 20 mins station; mainline 45mins; Naples 1h15 (airport);

Property needs some wisteria; flat roof

Other Notes 30m x 11m 330m2
• could install solar

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#50 Rata Farm €115k • 1300m² • Farmhouse with land
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Northern Italy • typicalrural • Mantua, Verona, Modena
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☃️ 6–13°C 🏖 31–36°; ☀️ 13 days, ☔️ 7 days; good sun (if not foggy)

Environment flat and agricultural no pathhs, some tracks near, lake/hills 45mins, 3 rivers close for longer trails but few kayak/SUP operators so would need own; 1h45 coast and skiing

Services basics/busses 30mins; station/supermarket 10mins drive, 30mins bike

Access 45mins Verona; 1h30 Bologna

Property Much larger than indicated as has 550m2 barn, which can be demolished in favour of a new wing creating a new private courtyard facing west into the field which is included.

Other Notes 350*2 main barn, 90*2 front wing, 240*2 main wing
• kif knocking down barn +200 *2 replace warehouse; includes large field (1.4ha) to weast

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#6 Clog Factory €60k • 2200m² • VISIT • amazingly vast and open, with greenery and good village
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Central France • industrialvillage • Nevers, Moulins
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☃️ 8–14°C 🏖 26–34°; ☀️ 9 days, ☔️ 12 days; borderline as mild and often overcast or showery

Whilst the surroundings don't offer too much variety and its badly connected, the tiny town (2k pop) seems fairly dynamic with unusual attractions — Street Art City (22,000m2 of art by new artists every year!), a velodrome, a (tiny) F1/F3 racetrack and also a lake/leisure area with volley-ball and probably suitable for SUP if we get boards, oh and there's a tennis club. The space itself is plenty big enough to be attractive year round, it benefits from natural surroundings being the last building on the stream. The climate is pretty similar to all the Northern Italy candidates, except a few degrees less hot in 🏖. The opportunity to have an incredible space where many of us can congregate and still have lots of personal space may outweigh the negatives.

Environment fairly boring northly agricultural terrain; theree's a few paths on the doorstep and forests for biking and horse riding, plus river canoeing all 10mins

Services whilst not connected it has all services including a covered market, local towns Nevers and Moulins are 35mins drive

Access station 20min (car, 1h bike) 2h30 paris 1h Nevers; Clermont 1h45; driving bourges/mont lucon 1h; clermont 1h30; bus Moulins twice daily (maybe res req by tel?)

Property unusually large with a fantastic top floor having a 4m high roof with full width skylights; all floors have large windows and all rooms would be spacious benefitting from at least one window each looking either west or east onto a courtyard; located on edge of village next to stream, thus lots of view onto nature; with some climbing plants to hide the ugly bits of the building and some garden it could be welcoming

Other Notes there might be the possibility of persuading the mayor to let us dam the stream for a pond and hydro, it has been damned for the lake and several other pools
• could maybe acquire land on other side of stream (p68 1.2ha), or downstream towards allotments (p169, 3600m2) both apparently unused
• currently has septic tank but should be no problem to build a pumped connection if possible via right of way
• p178;
• +250m to exchange (+Free)
• 1500m2 land alongside stream
• + extra buildings
• 3 floors, top is over 4m with full width skylights
• 53m long, 11m wide (ex stairs etc)
• 22 generous rooms and studios all with at least one large window either east or west
• 2nd: 2 large studios
• 1st: 6 shared, 7 ensuite, 1 bunkroom
• ground: 3 studios, 4 ensuite, 1 bunkroom
• =22 + bunkrooms

• 140m2 casual work area with 27 desks and sofas
• 50m2 quiet work area with 10 desks
• conservatory with work area with 6 desks and sofas
• 190m2 dual station kitchen with breakfast bars and sofas and dining for 32 extending onto terrace beside stream
• 90m2 cinema lounge
• 260m2 unallocated space with high ceilings and skylights
• large staircase
• potential for 480m2 of solar (skylights face north)

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#57 Fábrica de harinas €150k • 1700m² • Calm 7ha along stream
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Spain • historicrural • Valladolid
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☃️ 9–14°C 🏖 30–36°; ☀️ 13 days, ☔️ 8 days;

Not very plausible as very limited activities.

Environment dry and flat agricultural; river on property; woods 5km

Services village very basic, 10mins walk; town 15mins drive; bigger towns 45mins; Madrid 2h, Leon 1h

Access station 30mins drive; Valladolid 45mins

Other Notes main building 350*3+200==1200
• 500m2 single storey outbuildings and chapel
• could very likely add more
• has a tree lined track from road and lots of tress around
• appears to have a weir thus possibility of feeding a natural pool (neeeds filtering) but likely not enough flow for hydro

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#10 Moulin d'Onard €175k • 700m² • nice building with relaxing land but isolated, expensive
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Southern France • historicrural • Dax, Mont-de-Marsan, (Pau, Biaritz)
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Environment flat and agricultural; path along river on doorstep, 45mins beaches; 1h30 hills; 2h mountains/skiining

Services none; shops 25mins bike, 10mins drive; town 30mins drive

Access no public transport; 30mins stations; 1h15 Biaritz/airport or Pau/Lourdes/airport, 1h45 Bordeaux/airport

Other Notes expensive for size
• bad dsl and may be difficult to get wireless relay unless vdsl is in Onard (exchanges are Gouts probably blocked by woods, 2km or more likely Saint Geours 2.5km which at elevation)
• only 15m above sea
• 1 floor has low cielings and attic appears unusable; maybe difficult to adapt without new extension; outbuilding can be rebuilt adding an extra 70m2 but need much more!
• 3000m2 next to river
• 3 floors of 28.5x10.5=250m2
• 3.5 x20=70m2) outbuilding can be expanded to 2 floors
• voie verte 30mins bike away

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#31 Clavesana Complex €73k • 1100m² • natural, hillside hamlet but no transport or paths
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Northern Italy • rusticrural • Mondovi, Cuneo, (Turin, Savona)
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Environment in cultivated hills, river below; 45mins mountains, 1h coast/skiing (Prato Nevoso); climate is borderline; ☃️ 9°C, 3 months 12–16°, 🏖 mean only 26°; sunny over 14 days, rainy under 9 days; can gently explore by bike amongst the towns and rivers, but everything else requires a drive

Services nearest irregular bus 30mins walk, 40mins to town; could have some scooters as well as bikes; 4 towns 10–20 mins;

Access 30mins station; 1h Turin/Savona; 1h30 Genoa

Property on steep hillside with some land below and on lane in hamlet at the top; also has own tree-lined track through groves; 4 buildings with two courtyards; really needs to be supplemented with neigbouring building (500m2+); could probably also get extra adjoining land TODO: capacity

Other Notes private sale

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#3 Vigevano Farm €120k • 1900m² • natural, quiet and really well positioned but misty/muggy
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Northern Italy • typicalrural • Vigevano, Milan
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This is quite an unusual and appealing option, being both in a quiet and green setting, yet 10 mins outside a good town and 45 mins from Milan! The accommodation would be rustic (i.e. small rooms) although there's barns (and a ruined brick church) that'd be gutted for some larger modern facilities. The disadvantage is potentially pollution from Milan, and misty/fog even though according to data it gets more clear sunny days than a location further south near Perugia.

Environment flat and agricultural (rice fields), few trails but natural along nearby river; 1h to hills, 1h30 to coast/Alps; 45 mins to Pavia and many interesting towns; extreme climate: ☃️ 6–8°, shoulder 12–18°, mean sumnmer 30°, 14 sunny days, 7 rainy

Services everything in town 15 mins, 40mins walk

Access station 15 mins by car; 45 mins Milan

Property isolated complex of multiple buildings with old church next to farm that can be bought separately to double the size, 4500m2 of land (10km2 possible total)

Other Notes not sure if fog is counted as cloud cover, lots of mist/fog
• Wimax, maybe relay to local fibre? good 4G; dsl bad
• lot1 120k
• (6) main 2fl: 30x8 plus wing 6x6
• two sections? 12+18
• (5) tall 12x9 wide 3 floors or 2 with high ground and high ciel
• lot 3 65k
• (1) secondary 2fl: 22x8 5 windows across
• lot2 mostly garden

• edge of town
• station (Vigevano) 40mins walk; 15mins car
• airport 45mins car
• milan 1h (train/car)
• hills 1h drive (3h train)
• Pavia 45 mins
• Turin/coast 1h30

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#56 Quinta da Fábrica €270k • 2000m² • Historic rural factory with chimney
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Portugal • historicvillage • Badajoz, (Lisbon)
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☃️ 13–17°C 🏖 33–40°; ☀️ 16 days, ☔️ 7 days;

Not for serious consideration but intrsting. Could probably be beaten down to 200k but still expensive so would require a partnership.

Environment dry and rolling agricultural; hiking track (Compostela) on doorstep, but few others, small river 30 mins walk; natural park and river 30mins; coast 2h

Services all, town 25mins drive

Access station 25mins walk (3h30 Lisbon but only one train per day!); Badajoz 1h

Other Notes 170m2*2==340 house on road
• main building 500m2*3==1500 needs floors and roof
• 170m2 side building
• 350m2 road building
• all except house needs new roofs
• includes land directly in front
• railway line has been closed but a single train per day runs to Badajoz, when th AVE reachs there I wuld expect services to be increased although the new mainline will be 1h south
• down season might be 1.5 months summer and 1.5 months winter

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#19 Sangarrén Molino €70k • 900m² • warm/hot all year but arid and argicultural
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Spain • rusticvillage • Huesca, Zaragoza
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Environment arid and agricultural, but pyrenees not far, plus has stream next door and a few nominal walks

Services nothing, big town is only 10mins with (occasional?) coach

Access 3 towns with AVE trains in 15 mins: 2h30 Madrid, 3h Barcelona; by car: 1h Zaragoza, Pamplona 2h30

Other Notes 1500m2 land outside village next to stream
• could become too hot in 🏖 (for two months can reach 38°C though usually 32), and we would porbably need A/C although there'd be a good shaded courtyard
• WiMAX with embou.com; LoS is possible to Huesca (13km)
• 33m x 8 3 storeys = 750 +176 road +60 front (high) or 120(2 storey)
• new build 5.5x 16m (studios onto courtyard with outdoor steps + 8 wide 7.7 deep to front
• can have north facing courtyard and sheltered from NW wind by hillock
• + great weather (maybe bit hot)
• very barren
• mountains 30mins car; 1h train +15km
• possible hydro source (unlikely as irrigation changing to pumped)
• 3 stories
• + can build extra 200m2 on two floors

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#16 Juillac Duo €60k • 900m² • cheap, enlargable and pleasant but village traffic and cloudy
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Central France • typicalvillage • Brive-la-Gaillard
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Environment rolling hills, mostly agricultural, no trails; kayaking and horse riding

Services most shops; town 30mins

Access no public transport; 2h45 Toulouse by train + car; no air

Property two great stone buildings; would expand and connect with large conservatory; small garden; edge of village but on road into

Other Notes p245
• probably noise from village traffic would require garden wall
• 2 buildings
• 200m2 3 floors + loft; 13m wide 4 windows; 13.5m deep no windows!
• 120m2 2 floors +larger loft; requires 1st floor beams; 3 windows 11.5m wide; 3 windows (one side only) 9m deep
• + garden, cave,
• + exterior renovated, new floor supports
• + shops
• <500m to exchange vdsl2 >30mbps + free
• no floors
• just outside ZRR
• car needed no regular bus; TER 15mins 6x daily to Brive
• 30 mins to brive; 45 Uzerche (4h Paris)
• BUS objat 12:05 sat; 13:50 weds 18:05 MTTF
• brive-toulouse 2h15 (last 18h30)