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VILLA FOR SALE LAKE MAGGIORE, LOCARNO
     
Reference 1175

"VILLA FOR SALE LAKE MAGGIORE, LOCARNO"

 

This 320 square meter villa is located in Locarno, charming village on the shores of Lake Maggiore. Arranged over three floors, plus a basement, the villa boasts enchanting lake views and it includes four bedrooms and four bathrooms. Surrounded by a well-kept garden with pool, it is completed by a covered pergola with BBQ area.

LOCARNO - LOCARNO - TICINO

Position: Lake Maggiore
Conditions: Luxury finishes
Area: 400 sqm (4305,56 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 1000 sqm
Pool: no

EUR 6.500.000,00
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LAKEVIEW VILLA FOR SALE IN LOCARNO, LAKE MAGGIORE
     
Reference 1174

"LAKEVIEW VILLA FOR SALE IN LOCARNO, LAKE MAGGIORE"

 

In Switzerland, in one of the most exclusive areas of Locarno, lakeview villa for sale in Locarno, on Lake Maggiore. This enchanting proeprty has a total surface area of 800 square meters and it includes spacious rooms, a cinema room, three apartments and an indoor pool, currently used as gym. Complete the property a private beach with pier. Boat and Rolls Royce Phantom included in the selling price.

LOCARNO - LOCARNO - TICINO

Position: Lake Maggiore
Conditions: Luxury finishes
Area: 800 sqm (8611 sqft)
Bedrooms:
Land: 2400 sqm
Pool: no

9.900.000 Francs CH
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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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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.



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.



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.



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