Location: Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy
This splendid castle for sale in Lombardy that dates back to the year 1200 is a national monument of established historic prestige.
It is the last of four fortifications that used to defend the lands of the bishops of Bergamo. Recent restoration which was carried out with the supervision of the Lombardy Superintendence of Cultural Heritage, have dismantled improper additions and restored it of the damages brought by years of abandonment and transformed it into a unique luxury residence.
The grounds surrounding this luxury property, ancient 19th century park, is now an enchanting garden that complements fully the architecture of this historic residence. The result is a residence of priceless value and timeless charm and beauty.
The building is structured with a main 750 m2 building with 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a vast living room with a beautiful grand piano, an office/studio with independent access, a dining room, a kitchendiner with adjacent dinette and a barbeque fireplace, a utility room, a changing room, a pantry, a wine cellar and a stock room. There is also attic space which has been furnished with custom made
wardrobes and a studio in the turret, a tavern used as a disco and 50 m2 of terraces. Many are the pieces of quality, antique furniture throughout this residence.
There are 4 perfectly functioning fireplaces and there is also a modern elevator leading right up to the turret.
Besides the 800 m2 garden, which is part of a great private park, this property for sale also features a vegetable garden and a garage that can accommodate up to 8 vehicles.
A second independent 100 m2 building, located in a wing of the castle is perfect to accommodate guests, or keepers or staff, and features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, a dining room, a mezzanine lounge, an attic, a cellar and reserved parking space in the main garage.