|Location: Borgomaro / Liguria (Italy)|
|Living area: ca. 270 sqm + 60 sqm|
Second floor: (270 sqm):
Top floor: (60sqm):
The stately residence is located on the edge of the Ligurian town Borgomaro facing one side of the picturesque old town and the roaring river Impero, on the other side of the wide valley. The origin of the house lies in the Renaissance, or perhaps even earlier. It was the residence of one of the richest noble families of Borgomaro. On the walls you will see the old coat of arms.
In the house there is a unique atmosphere, you can feel the glamor of the old time, the past wealth. It is a dream for all, who love art and architecture - a unique treasure.
The manor house consists of 3 levels, the properties available for sale are located on the second and third floor.
The apartment on the 2nd floor is already restored and habitable. All walls are decorated with frescoes from the 18th century. The living room itself already measures nearly 48 ssqm. The ceiling height is approximately 4.5 m. From the living room three bedrooms and the kitchen are leaving in a star-shaped form. The bathroom is just next to one of the bedrooms. It also has an separate access from a balcony. To the apartment still belongs an un-refurbished room which can be modified into a second bathroom. One day the apartment has become too big for the residents, so one part was separated but it also could be connected again at any time. The entire floor (measured inside) has got 270 ssqm.
The top floor is also for sale, about 60 square meters. This part of the house has not yet been restored and consists of two rooms with barrel ceilings and antique cotto floors and a large open loggia. Here in former times the washing was done and the laundry was hanged in the Loggia to dry or in summer the tomatoes and figs were parched in the sun. In addition there is a small turret on the top part of the house. The view is fantastic. This floor can easily be connected to the lower apartment. Using both floors together you could say "a house in the house". You could start living in the downstairs apartment having a beautiful, functional kitchen, a bathroom and central heating and restoring the other plane at the same time.
If you are thinking about buying both levels, a discount is possible. In any case you can also just buy one apartment.
The seller even runs a construction company and the house has been owned a long time by the family. So you could charge him directly with the construction works, he knows the property well.
If requested, a garage near the house is available (rent or buy).
In the lower part of the house there are apartments, which are used exclusively by the Italian owners occasionally.
The house has electricity, water, sewage, pellet central heating and satellite TV. Everything has already been rehabilitated. A gas line can be laid without any problems, the gas connection is already available at the house.
All floors are covered with high-quality antique tiles, almost all walls are painted with frescoes, partly restored, partly in its original state.
The roof is not insulated but in a very good condition.
There is no preservation, in terms of the interior works. All changes outside must be approved.
The entire 2nd floor: already renovated apartment plus the unrenovated part = 270 ssqm, EUR 270, 000 or nearest offer.
The top floor with loggia and tower 60 ssqm, in need of renovation, EUR 50, 000 or nearest offer.
The town of Borgomaro is a small medieval Ligurian summerdream with plenty of ancient houses which are standing in a labyrinth of streets and paths. Everything is still very authentic and good but fortunately no "open air museum".
The place is located in Maro Valley, divided by the river Impero. The quite large river is adorned with greenery and is winding elegantly through the countryside, where it forms a rippling waterfall and some romantic pools. In summertime you can go swimming here. It is a welcome alternative to the beaches. The place is peaceful and very down to earth. There are several small shops, a pharmacy, a post office, a bar and various restaurants. Recently, the very nice upper class hotel "Relais Maro" was opened. Up to Imperia it is 15 km, the route runs partly on a well-constructed expressway, so you can be on the beach quite quickly.