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BORGO FOR SALE IN TUSCANY, AREZZO
     
Reference 965

"BORGO FOR SALE IN TUSCANY, AREZZO"

 

Surrounded by rolling hills, this charming borgo is located less than one hour from Florence and Siena, in Tuscany. Surrounded by a lush garden with swimming pool, the property consists of a main villa and four independent outbuildings, for a total of 19 bedrooms.

AREZZO - AREZZO - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: restored
Area: 1,240 sqmts (13,347 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 8,000 sqm (2 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 5.900.000,00
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CASTLE WITH SEASIDE VIEW FOR SALE IN TUSCANY
     
Reference 1466

"CASTLE WITH SEASIDE VIEW FOR SALE IN TUSCANY"

 

Located on the hills of the Tuscan countryside, this vast property is ideal for someone looking for a private and retired life. The impressive size of the buildings, including a wonderful 16th century castle, is ideal to start a hosting activity without too much of a problem. The only disadvantage is the necessity of a great amount of restoration to bring the buildings back to a presentable and habitable state. 

PISA - PISA - TUSCANY

Position: hilltop, panoramic
Conditions: to be restored
Area: 5,568 sqm (59,912 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 426 ha (1,053 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 6.000.000,00
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MEDIEVAL TOWER WITH POOL AND LAND FOR SALE, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1497

"MEDIEVAL TOWER WITH POOL AND LAND FOR SALE, TUSCANY"

 

Deep in the green of the Tuscan hills near the town of Poppi, this 10th century watch tower converted into a luxury villa is perfect for history lovers looking for a residence which is quiet but not far from any necessary service. With 180 sqm of surface and 3 bedrooms, the residence is spacious and fitted with every comfort imaginable: a spring-fed swimming pool, air conditioning, panoramic terrace, BBQ and a nice piece of land (7.5 ha).

POPPI - AREZZO - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: fully restored
Area: 180 sqm (1,937 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 7.5 ha (18.5 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 790.000,00
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LUXURY VILLA FOR SALE NEAR FLORENCE, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1515

"LUXURY VILLA FOR SALE NEAR FLORENCE, TUSCANY"

 

A stone’s throw from Florence, cradle of the Italian Renaissance, this impressive 3,264 sqm (20+ bedrooms) complex made up of a manor villa and a medieval hamlet is perfect if one is looking for a property to start his own hosting business or simply live in a historical building without giving up comforts offered by the nearby town. The property needs several restoration works to be brought back to its old splendor but once they are over, you’ll have a real gem in your possession.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly
Conditions: to be restored
Area: 3,264 sqm (35,121 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 2.2 ha (5.4 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 3.900.000,00
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HISTORICAL VILLA WITH CHIANTI VINEYARD FOR SALE
     
Reference 1518

"HISTORICAL VILLA WITH CHIANTI VINEYARD FOR SALE"

 

A short distance from Florence, in the countryside, this luxury countryside estate is a real gem. With a wonderful 17th century manor villa and a state-of-the-art cellar, this 7,830 sqm property is perfect if one wants to start a hosting business together with the production of the renowned Chianti Montalbano DOCG. The property is completed by several farms to be restored to further expand the hosting activity.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: to be restored
Area: 7,830 sqm (84,251 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 231.5 ha (572 ac)
Pool: no

Price upon request
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ITALIAN CASTLE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1526

"ITALIAN CASTLE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, TUSCANY"

 

In the Tuscan countryside, in the province of Arezzo, this wonderful medieval castle in the center of a beautiful hamlet on the hills of Chianti is ideal for whoever is looking for a building to use as a hosting business. Over 1,000 sqm include 9 luxury suites, 3 apartments and a gym for fitness-lovers, all enriched by a beautiful Italian garden attached to the castle and by a park spanning over 4,000 sqm with a 14 x 6 m pool on the terraced slope.

BUCINE - AREZZO - TUSCANY

Position: historic centre
Conditions: fully restored
Area: 1,040 sqm (11,190 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 1.9 ha (4.7 ac)
Pool: no

Price upon request
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WINE ESTATE FOR SALE IN CHIANTI FIORENTINO, TUSCANY
     
Reference 1561

"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.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: partially restored
Area: 15,500 sqm (166,780 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 236.2 ha (583.7 ac)
Pool: no

Price upon request
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MEDIEVAL TOWER FOR SALE, SAN CASCIANO VAL DI PESA
     
Reference 1756

"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.

SAN CASCIANO IN VAL DI PESA - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: partially restored
Area: 1,250 sqm (13,450 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 1 ha (2.5 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 1.980.000,00
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15TH CENTURY VILLA FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, FLORENCE
     
Reference 1574

"15TH CENTURY VILLA FOR SALE IN CHIANTI, FLORENCE"

 

On the Chianti hills in the province of Florence, this prestigious 115 hectare historical wine estate includes a beautiful 16th century villa (1,125 sqm), a cellar (760 sqm) and a Chianti DOCG vineyard (7.7 ha). The property, thanks to its location in the heart of Tuscany and the size of the buildings, is perfect to start a hosting business. The cellar and the vineyards allow a theoretical production of up to 70.000 bottles of wine per year. There is also a hunting reserve and the possibility of creating a truffle reserve.

FLORENCE - FLORENCE PROVINCE - TUSCANY

Position: hilly
Conditions: partially restored
Area: 3,850 sqm (41,404 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 115.0 ha (284.2 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 2.980.000,00
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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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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, 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.



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.



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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