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A medieval castle which becomes in the exclusive residential complex

It's a medieval castle and a collection of over 600 paintings,

preserved of all the north of Italy. ).

300 antique furniture , and over 2000 antique items located in the beautiful area of the Langhe, famous for its wines (Barolo and Barbaresco) and the white truffle, northern Italy.

A peculiarity: the exterior walls of the castle has an unusual color (in italy is called "salmon", a special pink ..) that makes this building unique. Inside the castle (which is elevated on three floors+ cellar),

The castle is a very beautiful historical monument. The style of the castle is typical of medieval fortresses in Italy. The castle was built in the twelfth century by the Marquis Del

there are over 40 rooms full of antique objects and furniture. In all there are about 600 paintings, 300 fornitures and over other 2000 miscellaneous items, including some religious items (reliquaries), sculptures, clocks, tapestries, 15

Carretto, local feudal lord. The castle was remodeled in 1630 and again in 1731 by the

wonderful safes (1500/1600), old clothes (1700), books (1800), musical instruments, silverware, china,

Marquis Gian Giacomo FONTANA, Minister of Carlo Emanuele III, which give it its current appearance and name. Now it is perfectly restored and habitable (is one of the best

candelabras .... In all there are about 3,000 pieces. There are about 600 paintings, many old (1500/1600) and of all sizes, from the painting to the small size of a wall.


Located in an unique environment: The Langhe, Wines and white Truffles

.The ancient paintings (from the fifteenth to the eighteenth

There are chests, cabinets (small and large), tables, chairs,

century) are about 300, the rest are of the nineteenth to the twentieth century. Among the antique paintings there may be some valuable paintings (Domenichino, Rubens .....) but we don't know if

beds, all in perfect storage conditions.

they are authentic or by school of the master, but surely they are antique. Between modern paintings there are many famous Italian names (Favretto, Galizio, Bianchi, Cassinari, A. Tosi,

treasures. He is passionate about art and antiques. But he is also stingy .. and therefore he never spent money to make an inventory of the objects of art. So... the buyer can do an inventory/catalog and then if he wants he can sell

Barbano, Bazzi, Fields, Mancini ........). There are about 300 furniture, all very beautiful and ancient.

anything and earn a lot. The buyer may find some paintings/ objects of great value that we doesn't know we have.....

The ancient furniture dating from the fifteenth century onwards.

My uncle is a very special person. He lives in the castle for 30 years. During these years he has accumulated these


40 rooms in three floors and cellar

The buyer can come to see items accompanied by an expert.

level of the courtyard - then can be used to derive reception

(the buyer could definitely get a higher price by selling the assets separately, after being cataloged. My uncle can not do this, because it takes time and he is elderly and has no desire to do so).

hall. for example). Rooms: at the Land Registry recorded 51 rooms, but the owner has turned in 40. Size of the castle: about 2700 square meters = 3250 square

The property includes a nice park and a garden inside the courtyard, a private chapel (inside the castle) and 2 houses (for the servants... for example).

yards. Size of the land (the park and courtyard) about 5000 square meters = 6000 square yards There is a bathroom on every floor. The Castle is connected

The castle is fully restored and habitable. No liens on the property. No legal problems with the land. The castle is free

to the local gas network. There are several fireplaces on each floor. The kitchen and the bathrooms (except the

from restrictions, and therefore can be freely converted into a Hotel, SPA or Resort. The castle is on three floors high, to which we must add the attic and large wineries (at the same

bathroom at ground floor, the bathroom of my uncle) are functioning, but they should be replaced.


2.700 s. mt. builded area +5.000 sq mt of land and countryside

in Italy is always changing these things every change of

the farmer's house (behind the church) is still within the walls,

ownershipthe kitchen (ground floor) can be expanded using the two adjacent rooms. In addition to the castle, the property also includes 2 other

and then simply open a port for connecting directly with the park of the castle. The roof of the castle and the roof of the two houses are completely restored. This is very important because it means that there are no leaks of any kind.

houses. House of the factor: to be restructured: 240 square yard/ 200 square meters. 10 rooms + 1 courtyard + meadows. Farmer's house: to be restructured: 240 square yard/ 200 square meters + Garden.

The property is absolutely safe because it is equipped with a alarm system linked directly to the police barracks (less than 100 yards from the castle).

The first house is adjacent to the castle. The second house is

The castle is about 30 Km from the city of Alba, the capital of

outside the park (adjacent to the church - that is not part of the property). But both houses are inside the castle walls.

the Langhe. The castle is about 122 km from Turin (less than 2 hours by car) and about 120 km from the border with France.


The area will be included in the UNESCO heritage

The castle is about one hour by car from the sea of Liguria.

Also, in september 2010, in the hall of the castle, there was

The castle is in the beautiful area of the Langhe, famous for its wines (Barolo and Barbaresco), hazelnuts and the White Truffles; a very touristy area! Moreover, this area is to be included in the UNESCO

the meeting of all public agencies involved in planning this event (in the presence of the Governor and representatives of the PiĂŠmont Region and all the mayors of nearby cities). the castle could became a great point of reference (for

heritage, and this will represent an important opportunity for further growth of tourism, which just now is very important (the last year for the Truffle Fair of Alba came to 1,000,000 tourists).

example, it could be converted into a museum of hazelnut) When the Langhe become a UNESCO site, there will be major repercussions on economic development and tourism (and therefore with rises in real estate, especially historical

The city where the castle stands is destined to become the

ones! and maybe access to concessional funding to renovate the buildings).

country of Piedmont hazelnuts IGP, and it is planned every september an annual event of great importance.


Amazing Castle


In a parkland and turistic area


A luxury Spa Hotel


40 Rooms


600 Paintings


300 fornitures


Very big rooms


Surrounded by a marvellous park


Amazing views to the langhe


Avda. Jacinto Benavente 5 Edf. Mendisol 3E - 29601 Marbella MA Telf. +34 952 765 926 Fax. +34 952 764 762 info@edomo.com www.edomo.com


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