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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 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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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 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: 17.0 ha (42.0 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 5.900.000,00
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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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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.



SMALL CASTLE FOR SALE IN FLORENCE, TUSCANY

Located just 17 km from Florence, in the beautiful hills of Chianti Classico, we find this manorial villa with Chianti Classico DOCG vineyards and winery. The property is currently operational as a luxury boutique hotel with 11 bedrooms, but more could be created in the outbuildings. Roughly 3.0 hectares of vineyard allow producing up to 18,000 bottles of Chianti Classico DOCG wine.



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.



MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE IN UMBRIA

In a beautiful panoramic position in the municipality of Foligno, in the heart of Umbria, we find this beautiful medieval castle. The property, spanning over 500 sqm, currently offers a total of 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. A beautiful garden enclosed by the original walls is ideal for events and weddings and also features a finely restored private chapel. All around, 4.0 hectares of land complete the property.



HAMLET WITH POOL TENNIS COURT FOR SALE UMBRIA TUSCANY

Along the border between Tuscany and Umbria, in a private and very panoramic location, we find this 26.7-ha estate with medieval tower, farmhouses and tennis court for sale. The property features a total of 10 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms and is currently working as a boutique hotel. A 500-tree olive grove allows producing excellent extra-virgin olive oil.



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