Casale Monastero sul Colle
â€˜Casale Monastero sul Colleâ€™ has been beautifully and sensitively restored. While faithful to historical detail, the rebuilding has incorporated the modern refinements required for comfortable contemporary life. Inside and outside, the prevailing building material is Montelparo stone, celebrated for its soft golden color. All the floors are antique stone and tile and the wood accents such as beams, doors and windows are chestnut.
Hand-forged iron gates, window boxes, fencing and a pergola are some of the reiterated artistic details. The platforms where centuries ago the monks processed grapes into wine and the cantina used by them and later farmers remain intact.
Main house: 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms 3 reception rooms, 2 kitchens, library. Other building: church ruin to be restored. Land: 5Ha including garden, vineyard and olive grove. Location: 5km from the village of Montelparo in the Province of Ascoli Piceno, Marche Region. 20 km to the coast and 30 km to the mountains.
History: The original monastery and small church of Casale Monastero sul Colle date from the 12th century. Seeking sanctuary, the Farfa monks fled Rome at the time of the Saracen invasions. They built their refuge on a promontory to secure a vantage point that looked across the valleys and towards the mountain passes from which to detect the marauders below. Guide Price: â‚Ź1.250.000.
Monastero sul Colle
Restored Cottage Nearby. Just 2 km away from the main house, the owners of Casale Monstero in Colle are also selling a restored property that would make a perfect guest house. Mountain views, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 reception room, kitchen/diner and garden.
David Parish email@example.com +39 348 2485818 www.vinciproperties.com
restored monastery in the marche region of Italy - SOLD