Ever imagined what it would be like to live inside a full-fledged castle? Well, you can do so now if you have $18.3 million to spare along with the desire to permanently shift base to the stunning Italian country-side. Coming to you straight out of a fairy-tale, the Sammezzano Castle in the heart of Tuscany is now on sale and could very well be yours if you have the aforementioned millions at hand.
A glorious and whimsical Moorish masterpiece, the castle is a breathtaking amalgamation of sumptuous interiors, kaleidoscopic rooms and well-manicured lawns – each defining royalty at its very best. Constructed in 1605 by a Spanish nobleman—Ximenes of Aragon, the palatial property has been owned by several rich men and was also operated as a hotel cum bar in the early 2000s. It features 365 rooms in total, each highlighting a unique layout and design.
The quarters also carry an individual name of their own with the most stunning ones including – the Room of the Peacocks, featuring a subtle web of colors and geometric designs; the White Room, with Moroccan mosaic tiles and ancient chandelier-decked ceilings; the Room of the Lilies; Room of the Lovers; Room of the Stalactites; Room of the Mirrors; the octagon-shaped Smoking Room; and a small, attractive chapel. The property is further surrounded by dreamy, landscaped gardens and on all sides along with ponds, water fountains, a bridge, and a terracotta garden filled with ornaments and statues.It is also Instagram sensation with the hashtag #sammezzano showcasing 6,000 posts on its 58,400-square-foot luxuriant interiors.
The Sammezzano Castle is currently on the market with Coldwell Banker Bodini Barbera Real Estate for $18.362m