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12TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE, SIENA, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1511

"12TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE, SIENA, TUSCANY"

 

In the Tuscan countryside, a short distance from Siena, this imposing medieval fortress from the 12th century is an authentic piece of history. With a surface of 870 sqm, 7 bedrooms, the impressive stone walls and the perfectly preserved battlements, the castle dominates the surrounding valley with an unrivaled view. If you are looking for a place to live in full quiet or a property to start a high quality hosting business, this castle is the perfect choice. The property includes 99.6 hectares of land.

SIENA - SIENA - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: habitable
Area: 870 sqm (9,361 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 99.6 ha (246.1 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 2.900.000,00
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MEDIEVAL ABBEY WITH 755 HA OF LAND FOR SALE IN SIENA, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1757

"MEDIEVAL ABBEY WITH 755 HA OF LAND FOR SALE IN SIENA, TUSCANY"

 

At the border between Valdichiana and Val d’Orcia this beautiful 755-hectare estate includes an old 11th-century finely restored abbey and 11 farmhouses used in a well-started accommodation business. The property offers a total of 98 bedrooms over approximately 8,900 sqm of surface. The stables included in the estate allow breeding horses and the whole land is registered as a hunting reserve.

SIENA - SIENA - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: luxury finishes
Area: 8,900 sqm (95,764 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 755 ha (1,865 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 23.000.000,00
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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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HISTORIC VILLA WITH B&B AND VINEYARD FOR SALE, EMILIA-ROMAGNA

Wonderfully settled on the Tosco-Romagnolo hills of Emilia-Romagna, in the province of Ravenna, this 32.5-hectare organic wine estate offers a splendidly restored historic villa, embedded in century-old cypresses, linden and oak trees, a luxurious boutique B&B with pool, a 3.4-hectare vineyards and a brand new winery for the production of excellent wines with great personality. The estate is highly ecologic by exploiting renewable resources such as photovoltaic and geothermal energy. No fossil fuels are used.



MANOR VILLA WITH DEPENDANCE AND POOL FOR SALE IN SPOLETO, UMBRIA

In Umbria, 2 km from the historic centre of Spoleto, in a very panoramic location, manor villa with dependance, pool and 11 ha of land of which 10 ha of park. In total, the property has thirteen bedrooms and sixteen bathrooms. The origins of this villa, which stands out for its elegance, date back to the 19th century.



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MEDIEVAL ABBEY WITH 755 HA OF LAND FOR SALE IN SIENA, TUSCANY

At the border between Valdichiana and Val d’Orcia this beautiful 755-hectare estate includes an old 11th-century finely restored abbey and 11 farmhouses used in a well-started accommodation business. The property offers a total of 98 bedrooms over approximately 8,900 sqm of surface. The stables included in the estate allow breeding horses and the whole land is registered as a hunting reserve.



MANOR VILLA FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, FLORENCE

In the Florentine Chianti hills, not far from the cradle of the Renaissance, this impressive 3,763 sqm 15th century villa is the ideal property if you have always wanted to start a hosting business. With 25 bedrooms to exploit, a nice garden with tennis court and swimming pool, the villa can offer all the comfort one may desire. The location in the heart of Tuscany is a further bonus to this already wonderful property. 



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