• For Sale
  • Price Available Upon Request 
  • Build Size: 29,063 ft2
  • Land Size: 914,940 ft2
  • Property Type: Private Villa
  • Property Style: Castle
  • Bedroom: 7
  • Bathroom: 8
This castle for sale in Calenzano, in the province of Florence, dates back to the 12th century and was built at the behest of Emperor Federico Barbarossa, to defend the communication route that connected the city to the Mugello valley. The property belonged to noble local families such as the Alberti, the Guidi and the Cavalcanti. In 1300 the estate lost its original military function becoming a stately home.The castle is immersed in a fenced park of 1.6 hectares, perfect for organizing conferences, cultural events, weddings, meetings and private parties. The interiors of the property are large and bright, host rooms for receptions and exhibitions and some suites for living rooms, one of which was the favorite home of the tenor Caruso. The park can accommodate over 250 people. The chapel of the castle, dedicated to St. Peter, is the setting for religious ceremonies.Ref.: 1479https://www.lionard.com/medieval-castle-for-sale-calenzano-florence.html
Dimitri Corti
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Castle for sale near Florence, Florence, Tuscany, Italy is a 29,063ft2 Florence luxury Private Villa listed for sale Price Available Upon Request. This high end Florence Private Villa is comprised of 7 bedrooms and 8 baths. Find more luxury properties in Florence or search for luxury properties for sale in Florence.