House for sale in Gropparello

€ 4,200,000

Just 30 minutes from Piacenza, on the hills just above the town, there is this 12th-century fortress surrounded by 27 hectares of grounds for sale. Built in the 12th century on the remains of a Roman fortress, this castle has undergone a very careful restoration in the last 25 years in strict compliance with its huge historical prestige and the original architectural, built in stone on a rectangular plan, with a square corner keep adorned with Guelph crenellations. In the pediment, we can still admire the original joints of the bridge and the drawbridge. Today fully furnished, this castle blends the charm of a historical Tuscan estate with that of ancient Provenal houses. Its striking 1,100 sqm include a 300-sqm farmhouse and the 200-sqm keeper's house, located beyond the gate of the property's 27-hectare park, which offers well-tended lawns, centuries-old trees, botanical gardens, and forests. Today, its perfect state of conservation and pleasant context, in a quiet hilly area near Piacenza, make it an object of great historical, artistic and cultural value, easily accessible from all the major towns in northern Italy. Ref: 7464