An exceptional historic property in Piedmont in Italy for sale by auction without reserve price
This historic property for sale by auction without reserve price sits within a walled park and is surrounded by the beautiful Monferrato countryside in Piedmont in Italy. The historic estate is a former Benedictine convent which originally was developed as part of the Romanesque Abbey of Santa Giustina di Sezzadio.
Dating back to the 11th century, the residential living areas of the architecturally stunning property have been carefully restored with the original features retained with its original beauty and charm intact.
The estate comprises a picturesque 3,100m² main villa, 1,110m² of cellars and in addition, 11,000m² of other buildings which have endless potential as either a residential or tourist accommodation facility.
The Romanesque abbey is a true gem and is listed as a national monument containing extraordinary features such as mosaic floors dating back to the 9th-10th century and frescoes from the 14th and 15th centuries.
The main villa’s interior features well maintained original parquet and stone flooring, arched doorways, and wrought iron details. The grand state rooms and spacious master bedrooms lead off the villa’s main gallery with a grand stair case.
You will enter the property via a shaded, tree-lined private drive through 9-hectares of parkland with a swimming pool, clay tennis court, walking trails, kitchen garden with limonaia and a lake.
The Piedmont region lies at the foot of the Italian Alps and is known for its cuisine and Barolo wine. The region is a land of mountains, open valleys and charming hilltop towns and villages. The Alps of Piedmont and Aosta with the high altitude world class ski areas of the Via Lattea Milky Way and Breuil-Cervinia only 2 hours away and the Mediterranean Ligurian coast is just 45 minutes away from the property with the beautiful towns of Rapallo, Camogli and the world renowned harbor of Portofino.
And if you rather prefer Italian fashion and furniture design, Milan is just 1 hour 15 minutes and closer to the property you can splash out at the Serravalle Outlet shopping center, Italy’s largest designer outlet center.
And to enjoy the ultimate luxury and no nothing, a short stroll into the village of Sezzadio for a frothy cappuccino in one of the cafes is the perfect way to spend the day.
Bidding Opens: Jun 26, 2018 10 AM EDT.