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MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE IN PERUGIA, UMBRIA
     
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"MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE IN PERUGIA, UMBRIA"

 

On the hills of Umbria, not far from Perugia, this medieval watch tower has been converted into a luxury farmhouse and offers (together with a dependance) 700 sqm of surface and 6 bedrooms. A courtyard enclosed by crenellated walls offers a nice outdoor area to relax. The farmhouse is surrounded by 10.6 hectares of land (currently rented out) and boasts a 150-tree olive grove to produce oil.

PERUGIA - PERUGIA - UMBRIA

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: restored
Area: 700 sqm (7,532 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 10.6 ha (26.2 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 1.300.000,00
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The term Castle derives from castellum which, in turn, derives from Castrum, a Latin term that refers to a military settlement. It is, in fact, in Roman times that we find the first elements of castles, architectural structures that become even more important with the advent of the barbarians. These peoples, nomads and mostly devoted to hunting and war, were also particularly ferocious and it was therefore required to fortify the already existing military facilities.

 
With the fall of the Roman Empire and the advent of the Middle Ages the decentralization of power required the creation of different types of fortification. At the beginning the scene was dominated by the watch towers whose purpose was primarily military.
 
The different economic and social structure, typical of the Middle Ages, then, required the creation of fortified towns. The castle became, therefore, the nucleus of a decentralized economy that, from the city, now moved to the countryside. That’s why the castle appeared as real fortified village.

In modern times, with the advent of various forms of fortification, the castle lost its defensive role. The various castles began, therefore, to be converted into residences for noble families.
Currently many of the castles in Italy and Europe are in need of renovation and therefore represent an unique opportunity to give a new life to a piece of history.
 
Owning a castle, live in a castle and, even more, to revive a castle is surely one of the most exciting experiences of life.

 
 
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MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE ON CHIANTI HILLS, SIENA

This one of a Kind 13th century castle with annexes, Italian garden, olive grove and  Chianti vineyards, once a military fortress built to defend Siena, is laid out onto four floors for a total surface of 1,405 sqm and is currently run as an accommodation business. The building boasts all the typical traits of Medieval fortifications and a beautiful internal courtyard. The land, 17 hectares in total, includes a 400-tree olive grove and 1.4 ha of Chianti Colli Senesi DOCG vineyards.



15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA

In Umbria, a few km Trasimeno lake, castle with medieval tower and land for sale. The quadrangular tower is laid out on six levels, the castle has two floors on average. The property, which has the status of national monument, has a surface of 534 sqm and is surrounded by 6500 sqm of land with olive grove.



CASTLE TO BE RESTORED FOR SALE IN UMBRIA

On the green hills of Umbria, in panoramic position overlooking the Tiber Valley, this imposing medieval castle (14th and 15th century) offers a surface of over 2,000 sqm for the realization of a beautiful hotel. The building, in excellent structural conditions, requires a full restoration of the interiors before being usable and there is a project already approved for its reworking. The property is completed by a chapel and 63 ha of land.



TOWER FOR SALE IN TUSCANY PIENZA
A rare opportunity to find a tower for sale in the area of Pienza, Tuscany. Built in 1256-57, the Torre was soldiers’ shelter against the enemy and the elements. Purchased in 1967 by the Finnish sculptress Eila Hiltunen it was completely restored for the following three years and eventually  converted  from ruins into a home.


FORTRESS WITH TOWER FOR SALE IN UMBRIA.
The conservative restoration has given new life to this magnificent fortress by restoring the tower, the chapel and the surrounding walls. There are some ruins to restore, for a surface of 570 square metres (6136 square feet).
The property is completed by 4 hectares of surrounding land with 470 olive trees.


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