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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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MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE ON CHIANTI HILLS, SIENA
     
Reference 979

"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.

SIENA - SIENA - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: luxury finishes
Area: 1,405 sqm (15,118 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 17 ha (42 ac)
Pool: no

5M to 10M Euro
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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 TOWER FOR SALE, SAN CASCIANO VAL DI PESA

On the Chianti Hills, not far from the town of San Casciano in Val di Pesa, this 1,250 sqm farmhouse (up to 12 bedrooms) is the result of several enlargements applied on a 12th-century medieval tower. The building has been masterfully restored preserving its original features, to the point that inside the house it seems to be back to the Middle Ages. On the outside, 10,000 sqm of land complete the property.



CASTLE FOR SALE IN FLORENCE


WINE ESTATE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI FIORENTINO, TUSCANY

In the province of Florence, on the Chianti Hills, this 236.2 ha estate includes a beautiful historical manor villa and several farms for a total of 15,500 sqm. Jewel of the property are the wine and oil production, thanks to 18.1 ha of vineyard and 47.7 ha of olive grove. Yearly production ranges around 46,700 bottles of wine (including the famous Chianti Colli Fiorentini DOCG) and 12,000 bottles of oil. The restoration of the building could open up the doors to a luxury hosting business.



CASTLE FOR SALE IN SAN GIMIGNANO, TUSCANY

A short distance from the medieval town of San Gimignano, in an extremely panoramic position, this medieval abbey has been converted into a luxury 20-key boutique hotel (3,178 sqm). The buildings have finishes of the highest level and the property is completed by 2.5 hectares of garden enclosed by a stone wall. Not far from the villa is the pool area with bar.



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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