In the beautiful town of Bartolone, in the middle of the green hills of one of the most traditional and genuine places of Ciociaria, we propose in SALE a solution of ruins, to be renovated with an advantageous area of surrounding land.
The building, of 200 square meters walkable, consists of a side in front of the street of 2 floors, respectively ground floor and basement, to which in the back of adds a first floor, which was in ancient times used as a sleeping area. three stories. The way the shape of the building evolves along the road is decidedly graceful and gives the property an appearance reminiscent of a small village.
A massive stone staircase accompanies the entrance of the building; like it, large cantoned stones are distributed along all the walls of the building. In the event of partial demolition or renovation the property could be moved within the same land with exceptional recovery and reuse of most of its materials. From the valley-facing windows there is a position at the top and a very open and wild view of the Valley, you can also admire the land surrounding the property of about 1.7 hectares of unspoiled forest and olive trees.
A walk along a path that can also be allowed by car, allows you to admire the countryside. You will pass by the Hague partly belonging to the property, a place where the typical products from the countryside, such as wheat grapes and much more, were once worked in the family.
Exceptional possibility of purchase in private negotiation of an additional ruin of about 140 square meters with land 5000 square meters not far away, and another portion of the building close to the property mentioned above. A unique opportunity to build your own small village.
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ARPINO AND CIOCIARIA
Arpino, of Saturnie origin, was a very important fortified city of the Volsci, The Sannites and the Romans. This is evidenced by the imposing cyclo-pecological walls from which opens a door to acute sixth, unique in Europe. In 188 BC he obtained full Roman citizenship; the city expanded the territory, with Caio Mario the Arpinas ager enriched himself with possessions in Gaul. For centuries, since the early Middle Ages, it was the domain of numerous lords before being permanently part, after long disputes with the papacy, of the Kingdom of Naples.
Until the unity of Italy has been thriving for the wool industry. Among the churches are that of St. Michael Archangel (sec. X), which preserves works by the Cavalier d'Arpino, of the Caravaggio School. In the church of St. Mary of Civita (sec. Xl) is guarded the wooden statue of the Assumption (sec. X-XI), particularly
revered by the arpinates. The Monastery of St. Andrew the Apostle, one of the oldest Benedictine cloistered monasteries in the area, houses an ancient oil crucifix, under which a medieval specimen of a painted cross depicting the triumphant Christ on death has been found.
The Ciociaria is easily accessible from both Rome and Naples and their respective airports. A day of shopping in Rome is a common pastime, while an even shorter commute takes you to the enchanting beaches south of Rome. Alternatively, drive east, and the mountains of Abruzzo National Park await you with horseback trekking in the magnificent beeps, and sparkling lakes and mountain rivers where you can bathe in the heat of summer. And at the other end of the temperature, even if Arpino himself is temperate, less than an hour's drive will get to the winter ski slopes.
The Ciociaria remains largely a pristine pearl with beautiful landscapes and medieval villages at the top of the hills. A house or second home in Ciociaria, in the hilly towns of Arpino, Veroli, Alatri or in the gentle countryside that surrounds them, will offer you an environment where over two thousand years of history combine with an idyllic Italian rural lifestyle, where you can still discover the "real" Italy and take time off from the crowded crowds of big tourist cities, despite being less than ninety minutes' drive from the center of Rome or from one of the two airports. Rome.