8 bedroom castle for sale
Italy - Isole del Cantone, Genoa, Liguria
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- good accessed
- 5 minutes walk from village
- Within walking distance from many amenities and shopping facilities
- only 25 minutes drive from the beach
The Castle is set on the edge of a mountain area of utstanding natural beauty and adjacent to a small yet attractive village in the backgrounds of Genova. It lies infact only 25 km from Genova and its international airport, and the A7 in the close vicinity offers easy access to Genova and to many beach resorts. The famous wine town Gavi is 15 min drive away with a diverse range of amenities including a Golf Course, restaurant, shops and the famous Designer's Outlet in Serravalle Scrivia.
Built in the 14th Century, the Castle is largely medieval with early classical renaissance influences. The interior was subsequently tastefully remodelled in 18th Century.
For much of its history the house was in the ownership of the noble family Spinola before it passed to the vendor's family ancestors and used as family retreat since then.
The current owner has converted the house from its first defensive incarnation creating a fine, enviable country residence.
The Castle is situated around a traditional central courtyard with the front door entrance porchway leading into the great hall, a finely proportioned state room retaining important architectural details including frescoes and cornicing.
Internal areas: around 900 sq m
Park: 1000 sq m
Parking area: 500 sq m
Courtyard: 110 sq m
Each floor consists of around 300 sq m.
In total there are eight bedrooms/studios (two with ensuite-bathrooms)
3 bathrooms more, one for each floor.
These comprise a magnificent entertainment room, a kitchen / bar and an additional cloakroom all creating a self-contained living area with access to the outdoor courtyard enjoying views across the river and attractive mountain views beyond.
It consists of a spacious kitchen with an extra large utility room, and an imposing lounge featuring medieval woodwork, more utilities rooms and toilet on this floor.
The imposing staircase leads to an impressive grand hall and two more reception rooms, with original frescoed ceilings and working fireplaces. The marble fireplaces throughout the property are of exceptionally high quality. Two more bright and airy rooms on this floor, and a bathroom.
Beyond the formal reception rooms the upstairs accommodation has been remodelled, including two bedrooms with ensuite, and two more bedrooms and a bathroom. There are also two balconies leading to the towers.
There is a Church inside the park.
The Castle has a main gated access and a second gated driveway in the rear side.
Situated in a easy accessed valley in the close vicinity of the Ligurian seaside, the Castle stands within walking distance from the little town and its many amenities and facilities, set within a manicured garden.
- Cristoforo Colombo (International), 26.4 miles
- Linate (Domestic), 93.4 miles
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