Historic Piedmont castle hotel for sale located at the top of a medieval village near to Cuneo. Currently running as a 4 star hotel, ideal location for holidays, business meetings and weddings, the property would also be suited to other commercial or residential uses.
Ideal location, not far from Turin and the Ligurian coast and only a few hours from the French Riviera.
The property, for a total surface area of 2500 square metres (or 26.910 square feet) is divided into two parts: the main one is characterized by towers (occupied by the staircases linking the various floors) and it is currently destinated to the Hotel common areas (hall, reception, kitchen, restaurant, meeting rooms) and bedrooms; the minor wing hosts, instead, suites on the first floor and medical offices on the ground floor. This area is acceded by a picturesque gallery.
The Spa is situated on the basement, just below the hotel and the courtyard .
In both the wings floors area connected by lifts.
A small building, partially occupied by bedrooms, partially by a technical room and by storage, is situated at the entrance of the estate, within the fencing walls.
The Castle comprises:
-4 stars hotel : 25 bedrooms (1 single, 5 double, 1 triple, 14 matrimonial, 3 deluxe, 1 luxury suite).
All the bedrooms have bathroom with shower, air conditioning, independent heating system, satellite and digital TV, fridge bar, safe, ADSL connection and landline phone connection.
Restaurant: composed of four elegant dining rooms for a total of 410 seats;
meeting center: two spacious meeting rooms fully equipped with devices suitable to host conventions, seminars and business meetings;
-Spa: expands over a surface of over 300 square meters ( 3330 square feet) and comprises Jacuzzi rooms, massage rooms, aesthetical treatments area and a gym.
– medical centre: group of four dependances, set outside the Castle walls, but included within the property,
Built around XIII century as a fortification, after having been turned into a noble residence, has been transformed and restored throughout the years .
The latest renovations have been undertaken in late 1990s while the kitchen has been enlarged and renewed in 2000.
The Castle is characterized by towers and by a small tower set within the park (and dating back to XVIII century), by a Church, by arches and vaults.
The garden, perfectly landscaped and carefully maintained, is characterized by paths, secular trees, flowerbeds and ornamental plants.
Although still retaining original historic features such as frescoed ceilings and walls, the castle has, at the same time, all the modern equipment and technology such as professional kitchen, air conditioning, satellite tv, independent heating system .
An important fresco, attributed to the Flemish painter Hans Clemer (better knowed as Mestro d’Elva) is still within the most ancient part of the castle, dating back to XIII century . The painting, dating back to the end of XV century, represents the Virgin with child, Maria Maddalena supporting a pix and Saint Catherine.
Murano Chandeliers adorn the most important castle rooms.
Prestigious masterpieces are shielded in the towers.
A winged gryphon dominates the whole estate from the guesthouse roof .
The property comprises 6000 square metres ( or 1.5 acre) of private park, completely fenced and characterized by numerous secular trees and Asiatic plants.
A crenellated tower, dating back to XVIII century is situated in the park’s north-east corner.
The Swimming pool, the solarium and the lemon house are adjacent to the park.
The parking area expands over a surface of 1000 square meters, is set on two levels and hosts about 50 parking places.
The level underneath the parking is occupied by storages and technical rooms.
An architecturally interesting church, still to be restored, with triangular ground floor plan and pentagonal first floor plan, is placed within a short walk from the castle .
The property is completed by 2.5 hectares (or 6.17 acres) of wood.
A few steps away from the historical village centre, on top of a hill, on a private and tranquil position with open views of the valley below.
Easily reachable through the A6 Torino-Savona highway, from the Turin Caselle international airport and from the main Piedmont railway stations.
23 km away from Cuneo, 83 from Turin and about 100 from Savona.
TYPE Historic Piedmont castle hotel for sale. Medieval Castle with private park, swimming pool and surrounding land. Currently running as four Star Hotel business.
LOCATION Hilly, panoramic view. Close to amenities.
SIZE 2500 square meters (26.910 square feet)
FEATURES Watch tower, arches, frescoed ceilings and walls, original old fireplaces, parquet flooring, professional kitchen.
LAND 3 hectares ( or 7.41 acres) including park, wood and parking
GARDEN Landscaped, with fountain, ornamental plants and secular trees.
ANNEX Independent annex currently used as guest house and storage, watch tower and Church.
ACCESS Asphalted road
POOL Yes, with pool cover
WATER Mains water + public well
GAS Mains gas
TELEPHONE Already connected + ADSL
Cuneo (28 km, 23’), Asti (80 km, 1’13’), Torino (83 km, 1h 16’), Savona (106 km, 1h 34’), Genova (154 km, 1h 56’)
Cuneo Levaldigi (13 km, 15’), Torino Caselle (95 km, 1h 18’), Genova Cristoforo Colombo (146 km, 1h 48’), Albenga (148 km, 1h 46’)