Restored traditional Italian town house close to the sea – Torino di Sangro, Italy – €320.000
This large palazzo is an antique palace dated back to the middle age, the villagers say that the foundation are 900 years old! The palazzo has been restored several times in the past 900 years. The latest restoration has been done by an American couple. They have dedicated 12 years of their life to restore the property, what they have achieved is an unique mix of Italian classic character and American modern comfort.
The house has four levels. On the basement we find an impressively large room of 82,5 sqm with fantastic vaulted ceilings and exposed bricks. The room is a renovation masterpiece, the old plasters have been carefully removed to expose the beautiful ancient bricks. All the bricks have been cleaned up and polished to look shiny and new although they are dated back to the middle age. This fantastic room avails of a kitchen area that opens on the outdoor patio, a bar corner, a sitting area and a dining area achieved into one of the natural caves. On this large room we also find a bathroom. This is a perfect to entertain friends or have large parties.
On the ground floor we find a large, airy master bedroom with two balconies and vaulted ceilings, a bathroom, a room with fireplace that could be used as a bedroom or as a sitting area, a large hall with storage room and staircase to the upper floor.
The first floor avails of a third large bedroom with balcony and vaulted ceilings, a bedroom with fantastic barrel ceilings, a small kitchen, a bathroom and a characteristic entrance with original flooring.
On the attic floor we find a second kitchen that opens directly into the panoramic terrace, a large bedroom and a bathroom. The terrace enjoys a fantastic view of the Adriatic sea, the Majella mountain and the hills scattered with vineyards and olive trees.
Each floor of this building have its own independent entrance, therefore the house can be used as a large family house or B&B, or otherwise part of it can be rented as self-contained units.
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