Property 1 – Semoigo

Country house in Semoigo, Apricale

Price: €210,000

Contact Terra Italia, Via Roma, 40, 18035 Dolceacqua IM, tel: +39 0184 206925 or email

This comfortable family house of 160sqm, constructed to a high standard in the 1970s and extended in 2015, is situated on a south-east facing hillside with spectacular views, 4 kms from Apricale, in a partly fenced olive grove of about 2800 msq with parking space for several cars. It comprises 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen/dining room, 2 large terraces, garage/workshop and gardens, as follows:

Upper floor: Wide entrance terrace with access above to roof space and door to:

Living room: 7.2m x 4.7m with windows to south-east and north-east, cassette log-burning fan-assisted stove, 2 radiators and wide staircase to lower floor. Cable from outside TV dish, telephone point.

Kitchen/Dining room: 4.6m x 4.2m with window to south-east, dual-fuel stove (wood pellets and logs) supplying central heating and hot water. Range of kitchen units with inset stone resin sink and chrome steel shelving over. Space for freestanding cooker and plumbed-in washing machine. Cable from outside TV dish.

Bathroom: 2.8m x 2.2m with radiator, window to south-west, bath with shower, washbasin, WC and Bidet. Closet area (2.2m x 1.8m) with radiator and large built-in storage cupboard.

Lower floor:

Bedroom 1: 4.4m x 3.5m Recent extension with radiator, double-glazed window to south-east and triple patio doors to south-west. Wardrobe area (1.9m x 1.3m) with hot and cold water and drainage ready to connect to appliances. Cable from outside TV dish.

Bathroom adjacent to bedroom 1, 2.5m x 2.0m with closet area 1.8m x 1.3m: window to north-east. Walk-in shower, washbasin, WC, bidet and radiator/towel dryer.

Bedroom 2: 4.0m x 3.5m with window to south-east. Radiator and washbasin.

The 2 main bedrooms are connected by a corridor with a window to south-east and a door leading to the lower terrace. On one side is:

Bedroom 3 / Office: 3.7m x 2.9m with double sliding doors to corridor. Radiator and access to under-stair space.


The roof of bedroom 1 is a tiled terrace (4.8m x 3.7m) accessed from the main entrance adjacent to the living room. It offers superb sweeping views across the valley to Monte Bignone and the Druid village of Baiardo in the distance.

The lower tiled terrace (12.0m x 5.4m) is accessed by the triple doors in bedroom 1 and from the corridor. There is ample space to hold dinner parties. At one end is a decorative shingle area with a small fish pond.

The garage/workshop provides ample storage space, with a fitted workbench, lighting and power. It also contains the hot water tank, that has connections for solar panels if these are fitted. At the back of the garage is a 120cm satellite dish able to receive transmissions from any chosen satellite.

The property is on a terraced hillside containing olive trees, with terraces below and above the house. The terraces closer to the house also contain fruit and citrus trees and 2 of the larger terraces are included in the fencing that surrounds the property. On one of these terraces is a covered log store and a fenced vegetable garden.


Mains electricity, drinking and agricultural water

Septic tank drainage

Telephone with ADSL

Satellite TV

Good mobile 4G phone reception

The house is located close to the historical Roman footpath from Apricale to Baiardo and is an excellent base for walking. From this footpath there are spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea, the villages of Apricale, Perinaldo and Baiardo, and of nearby mountains in the Maritime Alps.