Castles always present a great opportunity for investment and retain their value for the long run.Around the world, there are only a limited number of such properties that have ever been built and each one is unique.
We provide a variety of different types and styles of castles for sale; some range from those which requires renovation to those which are of the perfect elegance look and have probably been recently restored.
Castles for sale can be found at a wide range of prices and it is highly worth your time to be exploring all available options. If moving into a property that is majestic to suit your exquisite tastes, we are sure to have something to fits you.
Of course, owning your very own castle can bring many further exciting opportunities for some grand projects too. You may be searching for that perfect castle for sale, to which you could convert into a luxurious hotel or be used as a majestic meeting hall.
Castles can be useful in so many ways.
Some castles may even come complete with timber or wine production facilities.
So why wait now? Castles might be that perfect investment opportunity you're looking for all this time!
Florence, Historical Palace
This historical palace is built in Florence, also one of the most prestigious and famous residences in Florence, recently renovated for it to look its best.
The total surface of the palace is 6.000 sqm.
There is also a permission recently to create luxury apartments out of the palace.
The cap rate expected for the palace is 5-7%.
Another entry of a beautiful castle located in Chianti!
This elegant XIII century castle is located in Chianti, with a long and important history behind it.
The property consists of the castle itself which is 1.300 sqm, two farmhouses for 1.150 sqm, the barns for 250 sqm, the winery for 1.200 sqm, the church for 750 sqm, another complex to be restored soon that is 900 sqm, and two pools, both indoor outdoor.
The main part of the property has been properly and perfectly restored and the castle currently hosts a touristic accomodation.
The land measurement is of 62 hectares altogether, which consists of 1o hectares of vineyards, 12 olive trees, while the rest is wood and arable land.
It is possible to separate the sale of the estates with the sale of the lands.
Please contact our team if interested.
The distance from the castle to both Florence and Siena is 50 km.
The cap rate expected for the castle is 3-4%.
This ancient XI century castle is located in the city of Arezzo, Italy.
The castle once belonged to noble Tuscan families.
The total surface for the castle is 3.000 sqm which consists of 46 rooms and 18 hectares worth of park where olive trees and wood can be found.
The castle can also possibly be used as an exclusive touristic accomodation.
The distance between the castle to Siena is 60 km, Florence being 80 km, whilst Rome is 200 km.
The cap rate expected for the castle is 4-5%.
Castello di Montauto
The Vallecchi Family has held countless cultural events at Castello di Montauto with all their passion in the building of cultural and development of knowledge in the management of the castle. The charming castle itself has over 1000 years of history.
Castello di Montauto rises to an altitude of 168m s.l.m on top of a conical hill overlooking the Chiantigiana. The dominant position on the summit dell'erto hill building offers a vast landscape and extremely attractive to the Impruneta and Chianti.
The castle, despite its significant size constitutes an element far from obvious in the surrounding landscape, is protected by a large park of cypress and live oaks that extends far beyond the perimeter of the ancient walls.
The Montauto Chapel is a church-hidden by vegetation and it seems to strongly remain intact, thanks to the nineteenth-century restoration by the Cav. Busi. Inside you can admire a fresco attributed to the school of Giotto, while above the entrance door is a bas-relief in terracotta from the school of Luca della Robbia representing St. Lucia. The Montauto Castle is an interesting composite monument that summarizes in itself aspects of medieval art, Renaissance and Baroque. Castello di Montauto is a very strong and majestic castle that has preserved over the centuries, despite the succession of owners, so much of its original characteristics remains untouched.
However, it was eminently built for defensive purposes, as related to the control of the surrounding area, which was built in the year 980 B. C.
At the turn of the XIII and XIV century, it is perhaps one of the most dramatic moments in the history of Montauto that, as previously was probably involved in the fights between Guelfi and Ghibellines, supported by the fact that at this time a leading role in even more violent clashes between Bianchi and Blacks.
Around 1550, the castle was enlarged and transformed into a villa by markers Ciaini at the hands of one of the most talented architects, Domenico Baccio d'Agnolo. The villa was specially decorated with numerous and exuberant Grotesque, frescos that can be found in the corridors of the Uffizi Vasari.
The area surrounding the castle is also a very suitable territory for quality winemaking, which convinced the Cecchi family to undertake the venture of winemaking. The usual attention to environmental impact and the desire to get the best out of the available land led the Cecchi family to plant 48 hectares if vineyard on 82 properties nearby the castle.
In 1988, the Cecchi family purchased Castello di Montauto and has since made a winery within the castle to continue with their winemaking business.
The wines produced so far are Vernaccia di San Gimignano and Chianti.
Embellished with cornices, reliefs and friezes, Montauto long remained one of the most elegant and prestigious residences of the Florentine countryside.
In the castle they have provided 5 double rooms where visitors can stay overnight. Simple and elegant features and original antique furniture are provided for the leisure of the visitors. From each room visitors can enjoy a beautiful view of the surrounding hills. Services offered include weekly change of linen and breakfast. In addition, guests can enjoy the common areas such as a large lounge, a dining room, a roof covered terrace, the garden inside the walls and the surrounding park that covers an area of 70,000 square meters.
The Montauto Castle offers the opportunity for guests to plan important business dinners, meetings, birthdays, weddings and exhibitions. There are a total of 5 rooms, a large rooftop courtyard enclosed on three sides, a loggia and two other small passage halls that connect the different environments, along with a billiard room. All the environments are characterized by frescoes and decorations of the '500, the strictly vintage furniture are in absolute harmony with the environment.
The surface of the castle is 1.400 sqm, whilst the park outside is 8 hectares in total.
The Morsasco Castle or Castle Piedmont stands proudly on the houses of the old shelter that is accessed by passing through a high door, carved at the base of the tower which still shows traces of the drawbridge.
Exceeded the threshold, it climbs along the stone alley to the parish. The entrance park opens like a fan on the view of the Monferrato hills.
The castle, built since the thirteenth century, belonged to the Malaspina, the Lodron, Gonzaga, Centurion and Pallavicino.
Due to considerable strategic importance, over the centuries the castle has lost its military features, and is presented today as a stately home. Within the castle there are great halls and the rooms of pleasant condition. The castle provides a beautiful stone fireplace in the New Hall, commissioned by Lodron at the beginning of the '500 and the game arcade of the Tennis Court (early' 700). The chapel, built where once was the well of the courtyard, is of the early '700 and is dedicated to St. Catherine of Siena, patroness of Centurion Scotto Principles.
Most of the visitors of the famous castle remember the passage of San Luigi Gonzaga. From the park visitors can enjoy a beautiful view of the hills of Monferrato.
The Pallacorda gallery is currently closed due restoration work. The prisons of the castle inside the main tower are open to visitors.
Castello di Morsasco is open for guided tours for visitors. The visit starts from the gateway of the old shelter and resumes in the courtyard of the castle to go up to visit the main floor of the castle. They then go down to the basement and go into barns where they set up mechanical kitchen utensils, ranging from the collection of XIX till XX centuries. The tour ends in the cellar with the big barrels (400-300 kegs). The tour is generally guided around by the owners.
The castle is open for rental for events, weddings, corporate events and meetings.
Nearby places of interest are the parish church of San Bartolomeo; Chapel of San Vito, the castles of Alto Monferrato and wineries.
The City Administration is available for supporting the redevelopment of the complex.
Additional renovation work for the castle is estimated to start with an additional 700.000 Euro.
The value after renovation as luxury residence for the castle can go for about starting at 16 million Euro.
The estimated yearly income if the castle has been made into a hotel would be around 350.000 Euro.
Castello di Panzano
Castello di Panzano is a beautiful and historical castle, located in Panzano in Chianti, in the heart of Chianti region, with a magnificent view of the surrounding vineyards and countryside.
Built in 1500, the castle retains the original classical architectural elements while offering the comforts of a real house.
The property comprises 20.000 sqm of enclosed park including olive groves, cypress trees, a small forest of holm oaks and a beautiful Italian garden.
There are also several modern amenities and facilities: heated swimming pool (with parasols and deck chairs), pool house (with summer kitchen and fitness room), tennis court, children's play area, panoramic terrace and loggia equipped with a dining table for dining alfresco.
The castle, set on 2 floors, can accommodate up to 10 people and has 5 bedrooms (including 3 doubles and 2 twins) and 5 bathrooms.
The property includes 2,200 square meters of living space with very high ceilings, elegant antique terracotta floors, majestic fireplaces, and huge windows giving onto the gardens. There are several living rooms, more than twelve bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom, two kitchens, large playrooms for children, staff quarters, wine cellars, and entrance courtyard.
Castello di Panzano is equipped with all kinds of modern facilities (heated swimming pool, fitness room, tennis court, pool house, pool room). It is ideal for families or groups of friends who want to spend an unforgettable holiday in one of the most beautiful and famous areas of the world. Complimentary wifi provided.
Castello di Panzano is situated in Panzano in Chianti, a little village just halfway between Firenze and Siena. The town centre with its typical "trattorias" and restaurants can be reached by an easy walk.
The property is in the heart of the Chianti region, known worldwide for the prestigious wine to which it gives birth (the typical mark of the Gallo Nero) and for its evocative sceneries and charming villages, from Greve (8 km) to Castellina (13 km), from Radda (12 km) to Gaiole (24 km), up to the beautiful Siena.
For sport lovers, they can choose to either go trekking and biking paths, tennis courts and football pitches at the Chianti Country Club (23 km), golf courses at the Circolo Golf Ugolino (24 km), riding stables at the Equestrian Center Antellino (31 km).
For shopping lovers, it is advisable to go to The Mall (26 km), a luxury outlet centre where you can find the most famous Italian and International high fashion brands.
The cap rate expected for the castle is between 4-5%.
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