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CASTLE FOR SALE IN TUSCANY, UMBRIA, PIEDMONT, COMO LAKE

 
Ref.: 1399

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

EUR 2.875.000,00
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA

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

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

    15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
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    15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
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  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
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  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
  • 15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA
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PASSIGNANO SUL TRASIMENO - PERUGIA - UMBRIA

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

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REF. CODE: 1399
TYPE: castle with medieval tower and land
CONDITION: structurally completely restored, ready for internal finishing and decoration
POSITION: hilly, panoramic
MUNICIPALITY: Passignano sul Trasimeno
PROVINCE: Perugia
REGION: Umbria
SIZE: 534 square metres (10,759 square feet)
TOT. N° OF ROOMS: 30
BEDROOMS: 7
BATHROOMS: 8
FEATURES: stone arches, loggia, terrace
ANNEX: no
ACCESS: unpaved road
POOL: no, but possible
ELECTRICITY: already connected
WATER: already connected
TELEPHONE: to be connected
ADSL: yes
GAS: to be connected
HEATING: partly installed underfloor heating system, boiler to be installed
GARDEN: yes, to be landscaped
LAND: 6,500 square metres (1.6 acres)

NEAREST TOWNS


Lisciano Niccone (8km; 16’); Passignano sul Trasimeno (13km; 21’); Umbertide (24km; 34’); Perugia (32km; 38’); Cortona (34km; 43’); Città di Castello (41km; 46’); Assisi (53km; 54’); Gubbio (54km; 1h6’); Spello (58km; 50’); Pienza (69km; 1h7’); Todi (71km; 1h1’); Arezzo (79km; 1h6’); Siena (94km; 1h14’); Firenze (136km; 1h51’)


NEAREST AIRPOTRS


Perugia Sant’Egidio (40km; 39’); Firenze Peretola (147km; 1h41’); Roma Ciampino (212km; 2h31’); Pisa Galilei (215km; 2h32’); Roma Fiumicino (230km; 2h40’); Bologna Marconi (235km; 2h35’)


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 EUR 2.875.000,00

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15TH CENTURY CASTLE FOR SALE TRASIMENO LAKE, UMBRIA



GEOGRAPHIC POSITION

In Umbria, a few km from Passignano sul Trasimeno, on a hill with panoramic views, stunning historic property made up of a watching tower and ruin of a castle with surrounding walls.
Passignano is one of the most beautiful villages by Lake Trasimeno and it is within easy reach of important tourist towns in Umbria and Tuscany, such as Perugia, Cortona, Assisi, Gubbio and Arezzo.
The nearest airport is in Perugia, only 40 km away.

 

 

HISTORY OF THE BUILDING

In 217 B.C. a battle between the Romans and the Carthaginians took place in the vicinity of Passignano sul Trasimeno, it was one of the most important battles of the Second Punic War.
This area has always been strictly connected to Perugia and had a strategic importance, since it is located among Lake Trasimeno, the Upper Tiber Valley and the Val di Chiana.
Passignano in the 11th century belonged partially to some monks and partially to a noble family, then it was plundered by the Florentine army and later it was annexed to the States of the Church.

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGS

The property is made up of the tower and the ruin of the castle, for a total surface area of 534 square metres.
The sandstone quadrangular tower has pointed windows and is laid out on six levels. In the tower there are pigeonholes, which were used to catch birds, and on the top of it there are brick brackets.
The castle is laid out on two levels on average and it has sandstone and calcareous walls. According to the project, which has already been approved, the property will be composed as follows:

- Basement: hall, bathroom, internal pool, bedroom with en suite bathroom. Kitchen, living room and bedroom with en suite bathroom. Storeroom and utility room;

- Ground floor: eat-in kitchen, cantina, loggia, terrace, dining room/kitchen, two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms;

- First floor: bedroom with en suite bathroom, bedroom with en suite bathroom and terrace;

- Second floor: kitchen;

- Third floor: living room;

- Forth floor: living room;

- Fifth floor: corridor, bathroom and laundry room;

- Sixth floor: bedroom.

 

 

STATE AND FINISHES

The property has the status of the National monument and is presented as Castel Fiume on various antique maps including the Fresco in Vatican map gallery. 

The castle is finished to a builder’s finish, the tower and part of the castle are habitable, while the frontal part has been rebuilt.
The origins of the property are uncertain, probably the largest part of the building dates back to the 11th-12th centuries, while we know for sure that in 1313 the walls were restored.

 

 

EXTERNAL AREA

The property is surrounded by 6,500 square metres of land with olive grove.

 

 

USE AND POTENTIAL USES

Given its privileged position and its features, the property can be used as representative building and as luxury private home.



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Rif. 1399 "Torre Trasimeno"

PASSIGNANO SUL TRASIMENO - PERUGIA - UMBRIA
Position: hilly, panoramic
Condition: partially restored
Size: 534 sqm (10,759 sqft)
Bedrooms: 7
Land: 6,500 sqm (1.6 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.
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