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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: 755.0 ha (1,865 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 23.000.000,00
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MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE VAL D'ORCIA, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1928

"MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE VAL D'ORCIA, TUSCANY"

 

On the hills of the Sienese countryside, a few kilometers from Radicondoli, the castle of Montingegnoli dominates its surroundings. The imposing estate of the castle covers over 680 hectares of land and accommodated many buildings for a total of 15,500 sqm of livable surface. The restoration of the buildings would allow creating a luxury boutique hotel (with approximately 90 bedrooms) and several additional residences in its immediate vicinity.

SIENA - SIENA - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: to be restored
Area: 15,400 sqm (165,704 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 683.0 ha (1,687 ac)
Pool: no

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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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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.



CASTLE FOR SALE, DOLOMITES, ITALY

Nestled on a hill of Trentino-Alto Adige, roughly 20 km from Trento, majestic medieval castle with park. The property, partially to be restored, is located in a very panoramic spot with a view raging from the Alps to the North to Lake Garda towards the South. The buildings, over 3,600 sqm in total, currently offer 13 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms, but many more rooms could be created by restoring the ruined portion. A fully enclosed 12-ha park complete the property and is the ideal background for events and ceremonies.



RESTORED CASTLE FOR SALE IN PIEDMONT, NEAR TURIN

Located on top of a hill overlooking the historic center of Pavone Canavese, Piedmont, we find this imposing medieval castle, masterfully restored and converted into a luxury 28-bedroom hotel. In a very panoramic position, the castle is also the ideal location for weddings, ceremonies and congresses thanks to a set of beautiful conference halls (up to 250 seats) and a welcoming restaurant (400 seats) offering typical Piedmontese and international dishes.



CASTLE FOR SALE, LAKE ISEO

On the biggest isle of Lake Iseo, Monte Isola, we find this 13th-century medieval castle. The property enjoys an exceptional view over the lake and the Isle of San Paolo and offers a total of 7 bedrooms (two of which inside the tower), 5 bathrooms and a 5,500-sqm park. The building has been restored a last time in 1964 and is in need of restoration: by completing these works one could establish a boutique hotel or a location for events and weddings.



MAJESTIC CASTLE FOR SALE IN PIEDMONT, LANGHE

On top of a rocky spur overlooking the beautiful landscape of Langhe (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), incredible late-19th-century Neogothic castle currently working as a hotel. Result of a masterful renovation carried out with great care and love by the current owners since the 1960s, the castle (with its annexes) includes nowadays a total of 25 bedrooms and a restaurant. The private wood (roughly 2.0 ha) is an excellent spot for truffles but a project to convert this plot of land into a Nebbiolo/Barolo vineyard has already been approved (as it was in the past).



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