Prestigious and Historic Palace in Trastevere - Rome Price On Request

Prestigious and Historic Palace in Trastevere - Rome
Prestigious and Historic Palace in Trastevere - Rome
Prestigious and Historic Palace in Trastevere - Rome
Prestigious and Historic Palace in Trastevere - Rome

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Carratelli RE srl

Palazzo Massaini, 8
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Responsible agent Gabriele Carratelli

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  • Year: 1800
  • Location: Roma Italy
  • Address: Piazza dei Ponziani 8/C ()
  • Property type: Townhouse
  • Bedrooms: 10
  • Bathrooms: 10
  • Living area: 2000 sqm (21528 sqft)
  • Land area: 124.0 sqm (1334.7 sqft)
  • Floors: 3
  • Internal Reference: 2314


In the most characteristic, picturesque, colorful and fascinating quarter of the capital, in a magical corner of ancient medieval memory, the prestigious Palazzo Patrizio of more than 2000 M2 dating back to the 15th century, belonged to the Trastevere branch of a noble Roman family, today the exclusive residence of high representation.
The building faces the Tiber River, in front of the suggestive Tiberina Island, passing between the Synagogue and the Marcello Theater, leads a little further to the Campidoglio and to the Vittoriano. Crossing the nearby Palatine Bridge, you will reach the Temple of Vesta, the Circus Maximus, from where, by climbing the Arch of Constantine, you reach the Colosseum and the ancient archaeological areas of the Roman Forum and the Imperial Forum. All of these monumental sites can be reached walikg.
This particular and prestigious Palazzo is made up of an elegant complex of 14th-century houses built by a noble Roman family in the picturesque Trastevere district, and is in an unbeatable position for being close to all the monuments and squares of the center of Rome.
In the 1960s the palace was subdivided in the same way as we find it today.
A - A central “noble” space on three levels for a total of approximately 1200sqm.
a.1 The lobby - The lobby is a large rectangular environment from which you can access the various rooms of the Palace.
The lobby is connected to the hallway where we find the service elevator, and a bathroom. The gross surface area is about 150sqm.
a.2 The inner courtyard - In addition to the lobby, between this and the high wall towards the Lungotevere, there is a delightful inner courtyard.
Characteristic are all brick flooring kits.
The gross surface area is about 128sqm.
a.3 Noble Floor - F. 1 ° - Surface about 403sqm.
The noble floor, first flooe, high on average 4.50 - 5.00 m., Has finishing touches that extend along the entire length of the floor. Features: a large and majestic library with fireplace, living room, dining room with fireplace, large hallway, dining room, bathroom and a large and functional kitchen.
The high-profile central salon, which also houses the library, is a majestic place for meetings and readings, and also serves as a distribution to the many rooms. It has boiserie with full-length bookcase, served at the top level by a walkway and connected with a wooden staircase. All doors are framed by solid stone and remarkable is the number of contemporary fireplaces present. The floors are in solid wood slats of dark brown gradation. Of considerable impact is the "rectangular for convent" wood floor, consisting of a five-faceted beam trimmed on the sides with ornamental motifs.

The floor also has a vertical link via lift with landing in the dining room.
a.4 2nd and 3rd floor – Surface about 300sqm 
This floor, with height ranging from 2.90 to 3.50 meters, can be accessed directly from the floor below by a lift with landing in the breakfast room, equipped with a fireplace, which occupies about two-thirds of the floor. The room is exquisite and enriched by the presence of an impressive loggia of over 40 square meters overlooking the square. The floor also consists of a bedroom with bathroom, with a nice terrace of 20sqm facing the Tiber and the Tiberina island, with a precious ceiling in beams and drawers, as well as a wardrobe, connected by a spiral staircase to the underlying environment (ground floor mezzanine), used for storage. The second floor space is a private and secluded place, ideal for the owner's work and rest.
The second floor, about 44 square meters, is located on the upper floor, the third floor in the attic, where there is also a small gym, set up in an interconnecting space of about 15 square meters, featuring trusses supporting roof covering. The aforementioned bath room is served by a spiral staircase and small lift. The large and beautiful bathroom has floor and walls covered with black marble with white hints, has a large bathtub, shower, steam room; in a private area  there are the sanitary appliances in polished stainless steel.

B - Housing units placed in the wings of the palace
 The outer wings of the Palace are occupied by spaces intended for residential environments and places of different destination.
To the right of the main entrance develops the accommodation of the staff. It is articulated on the ground floor and the mezzanine floor, developing an area of approx. 108sqm.
To the left of the main entrance there are four more rooms and some rooms with different destinations arranged on different levels for a total of 330sqm. The various levels are vertically connected by large staircase and condominium elevator.
Residential units and rooms with different destinations have recently been restructured and are in good condition and well maintained. The interiors are of good design, they have 60 x 60 ceramic flooring, plastered and painted walls and wooden and glass windows.
C - Garage
On the ground floor there is a large garage of about 68sqm, able to accommodate three vehicles.
D - Cellars on S1 floor
On the first floor there are six cellar rooms and the thermal power plant for a total of 176sqm.
The building develops on a covered surface of approximately 1468sqm and a total developed area of about 2206sqm distributed on the ground floor and mezzanine floor, first and first floor mezzanine, second floor, third floor, fourth floor and basement.
 The above surface is articulated:
 • in approximately sqm. 1109 of the noble ancient unit surface
• in approximately sqm. 506 distributed between the five housing and the rooms with different distribution;
• in approximately sqm. 347 common parts (stairs, footpaths on the ground floor, etc.);
• in approximately sqm. 176 of cellars;
• and in approx. 68 of garage.
The Palace presents the architectural and stylistic features highlighted during the important restoration and consolidation work carried out in the 1920s.
The "guided cross windows" that stand out on the main façade, as well as the upper double windows and the arches with columns and capitals in the loggia, have been brought to light reintegrating the original elements and fragments. An analogue restoration criterion was implemented in the East corner porch.
The building faces spectacular and seductive views, featuring palaces and churches, restaurants, shops, leisure activities and fun outdoor activities such as cinemas and canoeing centers on the Tiber.
The Palace is the "top price" for its history, with its great architectural and artistic advantages, for its ideal location, as well as being attested near the historic center and the Vatican City.
The peculiar feature of Palazzo Mattei is the multiple possibility of combining residential functions with those of representation, which are expressed at the highest levels.