Castello Medioevale, Perugia - Umbria

Unique opportunity to purchase part of prestigious castle for sale near Perugia. The medieval castle is set on a hillside commanding great views of the local area and come with large gardens. The 10th century property was built in the early Middle Ages, as part of a circle of castles built to defend the city of Perugia from the South. Later, in the 13th century, the castle became the home of a noble family bequeathed by the abbot of St. Peter in exchange for military alliance and protection. The Castle has always been inhabited so its originally features have been admirably retained. The property offered for sale is located in a picturesque spot, in area rich in history and culture. The castle is spread over five levels. There are 54 rooms including 4 large bedrooms or suites, 11 bathrooms, three kitchens, living and study areas, 5 large reception rooms, a large terrace of approx. 60 sqm adorned with battlements overlooking the valley and a complete apartment of approx. 200 sqm, consisting of 3 bedrooms (one bedroom leads to the castle’s fine tower, an integral part of the property, reached by a spiral staircase and the battlements), 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen and attic. The Castle is located in an area of outstanding historical interest and is under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and Landscape. The castle is in a quiet village, and is not surrounded by any industrial sites or high voltage cables, highways, or farms. The property has many typical Umbrian architectural features such as large brick fireplaces, terracotta floors and exposed wooden beams. The castle is located near to Lake Trasimeno, and the medieval towns of Todi, Città della Pieve, Assisi and Perugia. And you are within easy access of Rome. The property is currently being used as a hotel and to host weddings, receptions, exhibitions, concerts, food and wine events. In addition, there is the opportunity to purchase the farm, which has a thriving vineyard and could be developed into a commercial wine centre.

Price: 1,980,000 Euro