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Historical palace

House, Buy | Italy, Umbria, Assisi - Spoleto
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4,000,000 EUR
Approx. 4,404,914 USD
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6
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9
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26,597.62 sqft
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4,000,000 EUR
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Amenities and special features of this house

Located atop a medieval hamlet on the rolling Umbrian hills, this magnificently restored mansion dating back to the mid 1600’s features solemn Baroque architecture on the exterior enchanted with frescoed vaults, silk-lined walls, and luxurious furnishings inside. The manor villa is laid out on four levels with the top two floors offering 965 square meters (10,000 sq.ft.) of livable space.
The entrance is on the ground floor and leads to a wide carriage hall with an illuminated internal well and unobstructed panoramic views of the vast expanse of the Tiber river valley below, a large garrison room with 4,80m (nearly 16ft) high vaulted ceilings and fortress-like stone walls (thick enough to provide thermal insulation), and a series of detached workshop and storage rooms in addition to a service kitchen. A massive stone staircase connects all the floors.

The first floor, or piano nobile, opens to a central, richly-decorated lounge room with a massive stone fireplace, a frescoed vaulted ceiling, and silk-lined walls. From here one can access five different rooms: a coffered ceiling library with fireplace; an elegant sitting room also with fireplace; a drawing room entirely frescoed by artist Andrea Galeotti in the mid-1800’s.; a formal dining room with a stone fireplace and vaulted ceiling that opens to a terrace for summer eating; and a quaint coffered ceiling family room that leads to a large kitchen with a fireplace. In addition, two corner bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a silver-and-plate room serving the dining room, and a half bath complete the piano nobile which boasts marble and terracotta floors that measure 520 sqm (5,600 sq.ft.).
The second level consists of 445 square meters divided into four bedrooms, each with its own fireplace and en-suite bathroom. There are 7 additional rooms and a walk-in attic to complete the second floor which has lower, wooden beam ceilings throughout.
The underground floor has two wine cellar rooms, a hall, and a vast, barrel-vaulted ceiling room made of exposed stones. This suggestive setting is ideal to house large banquets or create a spa or inside pool.
The estate, which is lived in by the owners, includes a two-level farmhouse annex (462 sqm or 5,000 sq.ft.) housing a permanent private “Old Farming Society Life” exhibit, a two-level gatekeeper’s house (114 sqm or 1,200 sq.ft.), a three-car garage, a split level garden featuring a lemon tree house and towering trees, and 3 hectares (7.4 acres) of dense, sloping woods.
Finally, the estate and surrounding area are protected by the Regional Board of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage. This majestic residence was also featured by the British daily "The Times" in an article published in 2007.


Assisi - Spoleto: Location and surroundings of this property

Region Umbria. Near to Orvieto is one of the oldest cities in Italy. Known as "the green he art of Italy", Umbria is a region with unique characteristics, unavailable anywhere else for variety and beauty. Here history and nature blend perfectly resulting in authentic present, a guarantee of a high standard of living. The line that connect Assisi and Spoleto is the fulcrum of this territory. It is homogeneous but also varied, in which the UNESCO Heritage sites such as the Basilica of San Francesco, the Eremo delle Carceri, the Tempietto del Clitunno, just to name a few, are intertwined with the green of the landscape, offering priceless scenarios to the windows of those lucky enough to live there. Tranquility, food and wine, craftsmanship, spirituality and culture in a few kilometers all together. Material but also immaterial heritage: culture, traditions, events, exhibitions, festivals offer important occasions that enrich the experience in the territory. Orvieto stands on top of a tufa hill, a city of ancient origins, whose settlements date back to the ninth century BC. Today, Orvieto is one of the most beautiful villages in central Italy, defined as "ideal city" thanks to the harmonious union between art and nature. Rich of Etruscan and Roman testimonies, it offers to visitors and inhabitants the sight of historical monuments including the amazing Duomo and the Well of San Patrizio, just to name a few, and landscapes and breathtaking views. Without ever losing track of its historically elegant soul, it is a center of productive and economic services thanks to its privileged position. In fact it is halfway between Rome and Perugia with their airports offering flights to and from all over the world. Orvieto is easily connected to the most important cities of central Italy such as: Assisi; Gubbio; Spello; Spoleto; Todi, Lake Trasimeno, Lake Bolsena, Viterbo, Pienza and Siena.


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