Gorgeous XIV century castle in Umbertide (PG), in a panoramic position over Valtiberina umbra valley. The main property is 2400 sqm and it spreads on four levels; furthermore, there is an annex of 350 sqm and a church of 126 sqm. The castle is surrounded by a 9300 sqm garden and 62 hectares land.
The current building was built over the ruins of an XI century castle, which was destroyed in 1420. The structure is composed of a high squared tower (XIV century), a defensive roofed tower (XV century) and a fortified house (XIV-XV century).
The location is easily accessible from E45 road (Cesena-Roma), from which it’s 3 km away. Umbertide city center and the main services are only 7 km away.
Other near points of interest are Gubbio (25km), Perugia (39km), Trasimeno Lake (55 km), Arezzo (64 km) and Assisi (52km).
A1 Higway is 112 km away, while the main airports are Perugia Sant’Egidio (37km), Firenze Peretola (160km), Bologna Marconi (216km), Pisa Galileo Galilei (218km) and Roma Fiumicino (230km).
The castle spreads on four levels: on the ground floor there are two large halls, divided by columns of stone and a beautiful rib vault ceiling.
On the other floors there are wide halls with pietra serena stone fireplaces and Tuscan terracotta tiled floors. The last level of the castle is an attic with exposed beams.
The annex, built in VIII century as the house of the keeper, spreads on three levels and is adjacent to the church, which is devoted to the Virgin and which was consecrated in 1783.
State and finishes
The castle is in good external structural conditions; the interior needs instead a deep restoration, as well as the connection to the utilities.
The structure has a historical-artistic bond from the Mibact, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and for the Tourism, which allows to receive some benefits.
The property is surrounded by 9300 sqm garden and by a huge land of 63 hectares of woods (38 hectares), arable lands (19 hectares) and olive groves (2 hectares).
With the restorations, the current structure could be turned into a luxury hotel.
Loalità Serra Partucci , Umbria, Italy