Prestigious Medieval Castle With A Pool For Sale In Piacenza
Majestic renovated fortress with an ancient park, a swimming pool, a sports fields and a helipad for sale on Piacenza's hills
10th century castle with swimming pool and helipad for sale on Monte Bissago in a magnificent panoramic position above Piacenza
In the heart of the picturesque Emilian hills, near Piacenza, this prestigious castle dating back to the 10th century for sale offers an estate of incomparable luxury and history. This majestic 8,000-sqm fortress, located on the slopes of Mount Bissago, overlooks the Luretta valley, offering a breathtaking panoramic view. Immersed in a 7-hectare park, enriched by fountains, statues, two lakes, a pond, and various streams, this castle is a historical masterpiece equipped with every modern comfort, including a beautiful swimming pool, five-a-side football, tennis and basketball courts and a helipad.
Located in a high position on Piacenza's charming hills, in Emilia Romagna, the castle is in a privileged location, perfect for lovers of nature and history. The proximity to the last hilly offshoots of the Luretta valley offers a serene refuge, ideal for those seeking an escape from the bustle of the city, while remaining a short distance from Lombardy's big cities.
This castle is a historical treasure, with mentions dating back to 1001. Passing from the Benedictine monks to the Gerolamini, this estate has gone through the struggles between Guelphs and Ghibellines, passing through the hands of the most influential noble families of the region, covering centuries of Italian history. During the Second World War, it was used as a prison camp, and after several changes of ownership, it began a new life as a cultural and recreational centre in the 1980s.
The structure of this ancient fortress has a trapezoidal plan and is characterized by a big internal courtyard. The four towers, distributed at the corners of the castle, emerge with elegant momentum, from the round base, crowned by small buttresses that support arches and are surmounted by conical roofs. A refined decoration, arranged in a double order, extends along the roof of the facades, while numerous windows, designed to satisfy modern living needs, give brightness to the interiors and offer panoramic views of the lush surrounding nature.
This luxury castle for sale has 16 bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, furnished with elegant antique furniture and embellished with four-poster beds that evoke a late medieval style. The rooms, enriched by majestic fireplaces and refined furnishings, include not only the private dwellings, but also common spaces such as an enchanting dining room, created from the ancient stables, and the restaurant, located in the castle's dungeons and equipped with three well-equipped modern kitchens. equipped. The fortress also offers exclusive internal spaces dedicated to meetings and conferences. Of particular note are the prestigious internal chapel and the ancient 17th-century church, adjacent to the main structure of the castle.
This splendid fortress is framed by a magnificent centuries-old park spread over 7 hectares, along the avenue that leads to the castle, there are fountains, statues and various relaxation areas, and inside there are two lakes, a pond, a spring natural water and charming streams. The surrounding greenery is embellished with particular tree species and exotic plants, which thrive thanks to the ideal microclimate of this place. The garden behind the main structure hosts a magnificent heated swimming pool, an elegant gazebo suitable for events and festivals, and a suggestive natural arena perfect for concerts and conventions. The area dedicated to entertainment and sports offers a five-a-side football pitch, a tennis court, and a basketball court. To complete the picture, the estate is equipped with a helipad, ensuring convenient and exclusive access.
Buying the castle means owning a piece of Italian history, immersed in the uncontaminated nature of the Piacenza hills. It is a luxurious refuge where history, nature and modernity unite in a unique and inimitable life experience. This fortress is not just a luxury estate, but a symbol of prestige and an exclusive lifestyle, surrounded by the scenic beauty of Emilia and its rich cultural heritage.
- Swimming pool
- Panoramic terrace
- Private parking space
- Double glazing
- Wooden floors