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Castle for sale in Abruzzo. In the heart of Abruzzo near Rome and Naples, stands this extraordinary castle, an ancient manor of counts and royalty, which was built on the foundations of another ancient military structure dating back to the thirteenth century. Later it underwent various passages of feudal lordship, up to the current property that puts it up for sale after having taken care of the maintenance and conservative restoration for over forty years.
It is one of the largest and most fascinating castles in central Italy, it has hosted illustrious personalities, princes and kings over the centuries, in the last century it was a residential residence, restaurant for events and location for films.
Positioned on top of a hill and well protected by perimeter walls and 5 circular towers, this prestigious residence is a place rich in history immersed in the magnificent Abruzzo countryside and surrounded by olive groves and luxuriant vegetation. A walkway runs along the entire perimeter of the high walls from which the whole valley is dominated.
Castle for sale in Abruzzo
The castle has an irregular pentagonal plan with circular towers at the corners and a rear crowning, which still underline its ancient military function. On the other hand, the elegant “L” -shaped courtyard with a well in the center, embellished with mullioned windows and
arches. The interior spaces are partly refined by the restoration carried out in the 1930s.
The interior maintains the original Gothic and Renaissance appearance; the large internal courtyard in Renaissance style is the ideal setting for receptions and outdoor dinners. The large swimming pool open towards the valley gives a further note of magic and charm. Inside there are countless architectural motifs worthy of note: the Guelph battlements, the five towers at the corners, the internal courtyard, the loggia with four arches and the private chapel for religious functions with a single nave, in the fifteenth century style. There is nothing more to add …… for more information contact us.