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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: 12
Land: 17 ha (42 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 6.900.000,00
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TOWER FOR SALE IN TUSCANY PIENZA
     
Reference 568

"TOWER FOR SALE IN TUSCANY PIENZA"

 

A rare opportunity to find a tower for sale in the area of Pienza, Tuscany. Built in 1256-57, the Torre was soldiers’ shelter against the enemy and the elements. Purchased in 1967 by the Finnish sculptress Eila Hiltunen it was completely restored for the following three years and eventually  converted  from ruins into a home.

PIENZA - SIENA - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: restored
Area: 130 sqm (1,399 sqft)
Bedrooms: 3
Land: 0.9 ha (2.2 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 650.000,00
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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: 98
Land: 755 ha (1,865 ac)
Pool: si

EUR 23.000.000,00
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15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
     
Reference 1399

"15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA"

 

In Umbria, a few km Trasimeno lake, castle with medieval tower and land for sale. The quadrangular tower is laid out on six levels, the castle has two floors on average. The property, which has the status of national monument, has a surface of 534 sqm and is surrounded by 6500 sqm of land with olive grove.

PASSIGNANO SUL TRASIMENO - PERUGIA - UMBRIA

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: partially restored
Area: 534 sqm (10,759 sqft)
Bedrooms: 7
Land: 6,500 sqm (1.6 ac)
Pool: no

3M to 5M Euro
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CASTLE TO BE RESTORED FOR SALE IN UMBRIA
     
Reference 1811

"CASTLE TO BE RESTORED FOR SALE IN UMBRIA"

 

On the green hills of Umbria, in panoramic position overlooking the Tiber Valley, this imposing medieval castle (14th and 15th century) offers a surface of over 2,000 sqm for the realization of a beautiful hotel. The building, in excellent structural conditions, requires a full restoration of the interiors before being usable and there is a project already approved for its reworking. The property is completed by a chapel and 63 ha of land.

UMBERTIDE - PERUGIA - UMBRIA

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: to be rstored
Area: 2,526 sqm (27,180 sqft)
Bedrooms: 21
Land: 63 ha (155.7 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 3.500.000,00
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FORTRESS WITH TOWER FOR SALE IN UMBRIA.
     
Reference 663

"FORTRESS WITH TOWER FOR SALE IN UMBRIA."

 

The conservative restoration has given new life to this magnificent fortress by restoring the tower, the chapel and the surrounding walls. There are some ruins to restore, for a surface of 570 square metres (6136 square feet).
The property is completed by 4 hectares of surrounding land with 470 olive trees.

FOLIGNO - PERUGIA - UMBRIA

Position: Panoramic.
Conditions: Restored.
Area: 920 sqmts (9903 sqft)
Bedrooms: 4
Land: 4 hectares
Pool: si

EUR 3.500.000,00
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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: 7
Land: 99.6 ha (246.1 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 2.900.000,00
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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: 2
Land: 300 sqm (0.05 ac)
Pool: si

EUR 425.000,00
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MEDIEVAL CASTLE FOR SALE IN PERUGIA, UMBRIA
     
Reference 1686

"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.

PERUGIA - PERUGIA - UMBRIA

Position: hilly, panoramic
Conditions: restored
Area: 700 sqm (7,532 sqft)
Bedrooms: 6
Land: 10.6 ha (26.2 ac)
Pool: no

EUR 1.300.000,00
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CASTLE FOR SALE IN SAN GIMIGNANO, TUSCANY
     
Reference 871

"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.

SAN GIMIGNANO - SIENA - TUSCANY

Position: hilly, panoramic, view over San Gimignano
Conditions: renovated, luxury finishes
Area: 3,178 sqm (34,195 sqft)
Bedrooms: 20
Land: 2,5 ha (6,2 ac)
Pool: si

Over 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 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.



TOWER FOR SALE IN TUSCANY PIENZA
A rare opportunity to find a tower for sale in the area of Pienza, Tuscany. Built in 1256-57, the Torre was soldiers’ shelter against the enemy and the elements. Purchased in 1967 by the Finnish sculptress Eila Hiltunen it was completely restored for the following three years and eventually  converted  from ruins into a home.


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.



15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA

In Umbria, a few km Trasimeno lake, castle with medieval tower and land for sale. The quadrangular tower is laid out on six levels, the castle has two floors on average. The property, which has the status of national monument, has a surface of 534 sqm and is surrounded by 6500 sqm of land with olive grove.



CASTLE TO BE RESTORED FOR SALE IN UMBRIA

On the green hills of Umbria, in panoramic position overlooking the Tiber Valley, this imposing medieval castle (14th and 15th century) offers a surface of over 2,000 sqm for the realization of a beautiful hotel. The building, in excellent structural conditions, requires a full restoration of the interiors before being usable and there is a project already approved for its reworking. The property is completed by a chapel and 63 ha of land.



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