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House in Saracen Tower with large garden and small rustico for sale in Triora

Saracen Tower Placed in the historic center On four floors Vaulted ceilings and authentic floors Views over the mountains Independent rustico of 56sqm TerraceGarden
Province
Imperia
City/Town
Triora
Area
Historic centre
Type
Country House
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Size
305 m²
Land size
130 m²
Heating
Autonomous
Distance from the sea
30 km
Exposure
South
Energy rating
G
Price
298.000,00 €

Statuesque antique Saracen Tower in Triora for sale. The property develops over 4 floors of 305 sq m. The entrance is typical of the architecture of the fourteenth century Liguria with a stone frame to the imposing door. Above the door is the lion of Genova, and the coat of arms of the noble family who inhabited the tower was removed in Napoleonic times. The grand entrance hall with fantastic moldings leads directly to the property which at this level has a further hall, bedroom and bathroom. There is a large panoramic terrace with amazing views over the mountain valleys. Below is the old village of Peralo, the Bridge of Loreto and the Church of San Bernadino dating from the thirteenth century, full of afrescoes by Canavesio. To the north is Monte Ceppo. From March to November starlings dive and swoop around the tower, there are 4 different species in this mountain habitat.

Stairs lead to the next floor, with a double bedroom and balcony, bathroom, hall and a further bedroom all made of arches with an arched terrace made in ardesia. It has an en-suite bathroom. Below is the kitchen all terracotta and wood beams, the walls are 50 cm thick. There is a further bedroom and bathroom all arched with 3 double beds, all in natural stone and parquet. In the hallway a large rock of natural ardesia juts out from the wall. Below is the bathroom and living room, with stone steps out to the garden . In the living room there is a trap door to the water cistern below. The garden is of 130 sq m full of the perfume of jasmine, sage and rosemary. The gates lead out to old mule paths leading both into the village of Triora and into the valleys. In the garden is a rustico of 56 sq m over two floors, this could be converted into a studio.

The village of Triora is some 20 km from the sea (780 m above sea level). It is a mountain location with superb walking and mountain biking on the Alta Via (from France to Genova). It is was a traditionally rich area growing cereals, wine and chestnuts. Placed in a strategic point between France and Piemonte, it was much visited by the aristocracy, leaving fine buildings and churches. It is noted as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy and has many fine restaurants and bars.