Period freehold manor house in need of restoration, for sale in Galatina, Salento – Italy.
Located just over a kilometre away from the town of Galatina, an eighteenth-century manor house, with subsequent modifications over the years.
The villa, in need of restoration, boasts a sober and impressive architectural style. It is spread over two floors and has, on the first floor, a characteristic "U" shape, with an elegant central body and two symmetrical wings on the sides of the property which, on the back of the building, join in a suggestive level terrace, with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
The front of the building is entirely in exposed Lecce stone.
A large central entrance portal leads into the villa where a lobby with star vaults, and paved with original paving slabs, opens towards a spacious and bright uncovered atrium which leads to 13 service rooms, all located on the ground floor (deposits, warehouses, former stables, and utility rooms ).
From the entrance hall, an internal staircase leads to the first floor comprising a total of 8 rooms, some of which have entirely frescoed ceilings, and utility rooms. Each side wing of the main floor overlooks a large level terrace that extends to the rear of the house and offers a wonderful view of the villa's gardens and the nearby green grounds.
An internal service staircase links the first floor to the roof terrace which offers a wider panoramic view of the surrounding countryside.
The gross internal floor area of the property is approximately 680 sq. m. (7320 sq. ft.) distributed between ground floor and first floor, for a total of 21 rooms.
All the rooms are spacious, sober, elegant, airy and flooded with natural light as they are illuminated by the sun for most of the day.
The fixtures are the original ones of the time, in lacquered wood.
The floor is in antique handcrafted cement tiles.
The pertinent land is equipped with artesian well; it is about 2.52 hectares for agricultural use.
The property is a freehold and requires restoration.
Energy rating: "G" 427,5 KWh/m2 per annum
Energy Class: 427,5 kWh/m2