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This website is the achievement of an ambitious project, started by a deep knowledge of the luxury real estate, prestigious property and period houses market. For anyone looking for a castle for sale in Tuscany, Umbria , Piedmont , Langhe or a Chateaux in France, to be used as a private residence or to create a relais, a luury hotel, a boutique hotel or an hotelde charm, www.castelloinvendita.com will be able to offer the widest selection of Castles for sale in Europe.

 
This project is addressed to anyone who owns or is looking to become the owner of a castle, a manor house, a fortress or an ancient hamlet and is considering to sell it.

Castles surely represent the most prestigious kind of property that anyone can aspire to own. To be looking for a castle for sale could also mean to revive a piece of history. That's why our project began from a deep awareness of the old properties real estate market and of all the associated issues .

For those who are thinking of selling or purchasing a castle, our team of experts will be pleased to offer its professional advice.

 

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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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NOEGOTHIC CASTLE FOR SALE ON THE TRASIMENO LAKE

On the southern edge of the Isola Maggiore in the Trasimeno Lake, in a hill and panoramic position, this beautiful 19th century castle is a real gem. With a surface of 6,459 sqm and the possibility of creating up to 76 bedrooms, the building is perfect as a luxury hosting activity. Further enriching the property we can find several beautiful panoramic terraces (2,614 sqm), a 4 hectares park dotted by century-old trees and potentially two docks for an easier access to the property.



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.



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 600 sqm, 5 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.



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.



CASTLE WITH HAMLET FOR SALE IN PISA, TUSCANY

On the hills of the province of Pisa, in panoramic position, this vast estate with 7,520 sqm is ideal for anyone looking for a piece of history to use as part of a hosting business or as a simple retirement from the chaos of city life. 110 hectares of land allows the cultivation of wheat and the presence of an olive grove (1,900 trees) would allow the production of nice Tuscan oil. The building outside the hamlet are abandoned and ruined.



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