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Farmhouse in Ricco, Modena, Italy – RPPIER38724


Property ID

426 m2




House and land in the Modena Apennines, in a hamlet dating back to 1750, 1.5 km from the provincial road which from Torre Maina climbs towards Puianello (old via Vandelli), Ricco village, Municipality of Serramazzoni.

Hilly area about 450 meters above sea level

The house is independent, on its own land which extends in a single body between land and wood, crossed by the Rio Giardino.

The building is partly in stone, partly in brick, on two floors, renovated in 2002.
The roof was made of wood insulated with cork, covered with a tarred sheath on the ground floor and with corrugated roof tiles on the first floor to create ventilation.

Ground floor: 150 square meters inhabited, with large well-distributed spaces, formerly used as an agritourism with catering in the past. Very bright entrance hall, large hall, large eat-in kitchen, bedroom, two bathrooms, laundry corner.

Porch of over 40sqm made of wood with a roof insulated with cork and facing South.

Another 50 square meters in the raw state where you can get a bedroom with bathroom and mezzanine, or garage, or warehouse, or cellar, etc.

First floor: 136 m2 in the raw state in the walls and floors, where it is possible to obtain a second home, or rooms for hospitality or for other activities. The brick walls and the floor (vaulted ceiling of the ground floor) have been consolidated and insulated. The roof, as described, has been redone in wood and insulated.

Services: systems (electricity, plumbing, heating), compliant with standards and certified.
External electrical system with braid and ceramic supports, in order to avoid the creation of harmful electromagnetic fields inside the structure.

Heating system with cast iron radiators and recently installed condensing boiler. Methane gas. Powerful wood stove.

Excellent internet connection with private antenna.

Completely cemented road, with free municipal snow cleaning service.
Waste tax discounted by 50% for the distance from the bins which are at the entrance to the provincial road.

Report on the energy resources of the house, written by a professional, based on the science of Feng Shui.

Land: excellent exposure, south/west.

Since 1993 organic farming methods have been used and subsequently applying regenerative agriculture and following the principles of biodynamics.

Approximately 4 hectares of cultivable land, of which approximately 4000 m2 fenced with chestnut poles and anti-wildlife nets, used to cultivate vegetable gardens and orchards, on flat land.

A water reserve system was created inside the fence with the installation of some cisterns to irrigate the vegetable garden and orchard without energy consumption.

Fruit trees present: black cherries, pears, peaches, almonds, blackthorns, table grapes, quinces, figs, black and white mulberries. Some already in production, others growing.

There is a well that also collects rainwater, from which to draw water to fill the water reserve inside the fence.

Tool shed, 50 sq m.

Anti-predator chicken coop, 40 square meters served by a water system.

Reinforced concrete base where you can build a small stable or shelter for animals of about 40 square meters served by a water system.

The lands border on other organic lands, even if not certified, and many hectares of forest.

Forest composed as follows: 2 hectares of forest with tall trees; 4 ha of coppice; 2 ha of young growing forest. With typical varieties of the Apennines: oak (pedunculate oak, oak, downy oak, Turkey oak), manna ash, ciavardello, etc.

The village is located 30 km from Modena (40/45 minutes), 1 hour and 15 minutes from the center of Bologna, 30 minutes from Vignola, 20 minutes from Maranello and in any case surrounded by greenery and away from traffic and city noise.


  • Property ID RPPIER38724
  • Price €260,000
  • Property Type
  • Property status
  • Size 426 m2
  • Land area 40,000 m2


Address: Ricco, Modena, Italy
  • Country: Italy
  • Province / State: Modena
  • City / Town: Ricco