Apartment for sale in Ciociaria - Casa Degli Affreschi

Property Year
Property Class
Square Meters ( m² )
Less than 1h from Train Station
Less than 2h from Airport

Distances From

Rome-Ciampino Airport "Giovan Battista Pastine"
86 km - 53 miles
Rome-Fiumicino Airport "Leonardo da Vinci"
115 km - 71 miles
Naples-Capodichino Airport "Ugo Niutta"
90 km - 55 miles
Abruzzo Airport "Pasquale Liberi"
102 km - 63 miles
Properties of the Holy See
97 km - 60 miles
Historic Centre of Naples
103 km - 64 miles
Royal Palace of Caserta
86 km - 53 miles
Archaeological Areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
124 km - 77 miles

*Please note distances are straight line measurements and are approximate


The House of the Frescoes, comprises the top two floors of a prestigious palazzo in the heart of the historic centre of Arpino, a medieval hilltop town continuously inhabited since pre-Roman times. The main accommodation is to be found on the magnificently frescoed third floor, a 200 sq. mt. apartment with frescoes dating from the 1800s. There is a plaque on the ceiling of the main salon attesting to the name of the painter, Vincenzo Salvato Paliotti (1831-1894), and the date of this work - 1866. Beautiful period furnishings and fittings, including antique floor tiles and wall-coverings, complete the luxurious elegance of this property. Additionally there is a 150 sq.mt. attic floor awaiting restoration, which can be configured as one or two modern bedrooms and bathrooms, together with a kitchen, while leaving the magnificent lower floor to be enjoyed as the principal living area and master bedroom for the property. """An additional and exceptional option is the possibility of buying this last floor not only together with the first as mentioned at the price of 600'000 but also individually at the price of € 150'000""" The property enjoys panoramic views and has excellent street access. All utilities are available. Energy classification G


All utilities connected Excellent street access


The principal frescoed floor is beautifully restored The attic floor awaits restoration


ARPINO AND THE CIOCIARIA Arpino is one of the major medieval hilltop towns in the area of Italy called the Ciociaria, the name given to the fertile land that lies south of Rome but north of Naples, situated inland in the hills in the heart of Italy. The Ciociaria region is within easy reach of both Rome and Naples and their respective airports. A day's shopping in Rome is a common pastime, while an even shorter drive brings you to the charming beaches south of Rome. Alternatively, drive east, and the mountains of the Abruzzo National Park await with horse trekking in the magnificent beech forests, and sparkling mountain lakes and rivers where you can swim in the heat of the summer. And at the other extreme of temperature, although Arpino itself is temperate, less than an hour's drive brings you to the winter ski slopes. Often overlooked, both by tourists and by those foreigners in search of an Italian home, in favour of the more publicized regions of Tuscany and Umbria, the Ciociaria remains largely an unspoilt gem with beautiful scenery and medieval hilltop towns. A home or second home in the Ciociaria, in the hilltop towns of Arpino, Veroli, Alatri or in the rolling countryside that surrounds them, will afford you a setting where over two thousand years of history combine with an idyllic rural Italian lifestyle, where you can still discover the ‘real’ Italy and take time out from the busy crowds of the larger tourist cities, while being less than ninety minutes journey from central Rome or either of Rome’s two airports.

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