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TOWER INSIDE MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE IN UMBRIA
     
Reference 1802

"TOWER INSIDE MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE IN UMBRIA"

 

On the shore of the Trasimeno Lake, not far from Magione, this beautiful medieval tower (220 sqm) has been finely renovated to preserve its typical traits and create a refined residence. The tower offers two bedrooms with two bathrooms, a 300 sqm garden with a swimming pool, a parking area and an inner stone-paved courtyard shared with the other residents of the castle.

MAGIONE - PERUGIA - UMBRIA

Position: hilly, panoramic, lake view
Conditions: renovated
Area: 220 sqm (2,367 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 300 sqm (0.05 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 425.000,00
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MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE IN UMBRIA
     
Reference 1863

"MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE IN UMBRIA"

 

Located on top of a hill, with a beautiful view over the Trasimeno Lake, this 3,500-sqm medieval castle is an excellent investment opportunity for anyone looking for a property to exploit as an accommodation business: the ample size allows creating more than 40 bedrooms inside the several buildings and the vicinity to the Autodromo dell’Umbria offers interesting opportunities for events, rallies and conventions.

MAGIONE - PERUGIA - UMBRIA

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: builder's finish
Area: 3,500 sqm (37,660 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 4,7 ha (11.6 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 2.200.000,00
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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 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.



SEAFRONT CASTLE FOR SALE IN SORRENTO

In the heart of the Peninsula Sorrentina, luxury property with imposing sea view mansion, farm and country houses for sale. Surrounded by olive trees, vineyards and citrus trees, the castle boasts an amazing panoramic view on the Islands of the Gulf of Naples, Capri, Ischia and Procida.



CASTLE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI

Wine estate in the famous Chianti area with imposing Castle, currenlty running as luxury Bed & Breakfast, between Florence and Siena, in Tuscany. Arranged around a central courtyard, this prestigious Castle for sale hosts 25 bedrooms and 33 bathrooms (19 bedrooms are currently used as guest accommodation). The plot of land extends over 90 hectares (222,39 acres), of which 12 ha of vineyard (10 ha of Chianti D.O.C.G. and 2 ha of IGT), 30 ha of olive grove and 30 ha of arable land.



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.



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.



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