Betwixt sea & mountains TRIORA is a lost-in-time town, a medieval citadel, set amidst stunning scenery
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PROPERTY for sale - buy a holiday home & invest in Triora.
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We have 4 prestige properties for sale, in a medieval palace, in Triora;
available for viewing from autumn 2013 : quality holiday homes for sale:
ABOVE 1 of 4/5 distinctive & prestigious medieval palace apartments, for sale
BELOW 3 of the others, all with winter-to-summer terraces, ideal for al fresco dining. The 5th has a garden
the 4 photos of terraces above relate to the 4 palace homes for sale, see below:
Top (A.) prestige palace apartment - finished - 6/9 rooms & large, lodge-terrace +land with water from E275,000 (to E345,000).
Centre (B.) palace home of Napoleon's General Massena - finished - 7/10 rooms & sun terrace from E245,000 (to E325,000).
Right (C.) the penthouse - high living with amazing views, atop the palace - 5/6 rooms, private sun terrace. E265,000
[Note : (B.) as 7 rooms, may be added to (C.) 5/6 rooms penthouse = 12+ rooms & 2 terraces for E485,000.]
Left (D.) The South-East Palace Wing - consisting of TWO palace apartments together, with 12/13 rooms,
The Palace Sanctuary, a finished house and The Palace Convent, a project, together have
1 terrace, 1 garden-terrace & 1 garden! Partly finished, part to finish E215,000
For more details on these 4 different palace apartments for sale, scroll down, see below ...
(A). PALACE CLOISTERS, a prestige apartment, with 6 or 9 rooms
N.B. sales will not affect holidays; sales happen in after-season times
Recently re-fitted, this quality property was, until just some decadeas ago, a convent.
Today, it's a spacious home abroad, sold with fixtures, appliances & fittings.
Once upon a time, 600 years ago, it was a noble family's palace home.
It enjoys one of the palace's two regal tower-terraces!
It is sold with land, which has 2 water sources.
It is for sale either as: (Bi.) a spacious 1-bedroom apartment, on 1 floor, with 6 rooms,
with that elegant and gloriously large terrace, no.1 in Triora ... & the land too! Or ...
or for sale as : (Bii.) a grand apartment on 2 floors with 9 rooms, including
in total, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, etc., and that terrace, the best in Triora
The land (seen above, right) has 2 water sources: a cistern & an adjacent stream.
This valuable natural resource is sold with either the 6 or 9 room option.
Either (Bi.) Palace Cloisters 6 rooms, Euros 275,000 (1 floor, 6 rooms, terrace & land)
or (Bii.) Palace Cloisters 9 rooms, Euros 345,000 (2 floors, 9 rooms, terrace & land)
The Palace Cloisters is sold fully fitted for all-year-round living & is stylishly finished, with a high quality, brand new
central heating system, which heats stylish radiators throughout; & two heated bathroom floors.
Both master bathroom & kitchen are fitted in marble & slate. The latter has all the appliances.
The master bedroom is huge! All 3 bedrooms are sold with beds & furniture.
The terrace is sold with quality outdoor dining table & chairs.
It's fully ready to use! There is also a British freeview satellite TV system fitted.
It is supplied with high power too - 15kw/3-phase, so you have enough at all times.
All-new plumbing & electrics throughout. Sold with adjacent street-side cellar, for storage.
Private entrance hall with storage space, from private front door.
6 rooms, about 100m² / or 9 rooms, about 130m².
Renovated in 2010.
For more info upon request from us, or from Casa Antica, in Molini di Triora
to contact us click here
B). The PALACE CHAMBERS of NAPOLEON's GENERAL MASSENA
The Palace Chambers & terrace - either 7 or 10 rooms options
This quality property was, 225 years ago, the home of Napoleon's General Massena, 'the liberator of Liguria'.
Recently it has been re-fitted & is now a fully-modernized palace apartment & a stylish holiday home,
with a sun terrace - 180° panoramic views, a medieval dining room, living room, library, etc.
This is for sale EITHER as :
(Bi.) a grand apartment on 1 floor, with 10 rooms, including 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, etc., and the terrace;
OR it's for sale as :
(Bii.) a stylish apartment, on 1 floor of the palace, with 1-bedroom, en-suite - 7 rooms in total, & sun terrace.
either (Bi.) Palace Chambers of Massena with 10 rooms, Euros 325,000 (1 floor, 10 rooms option, with sun terrace)
or (Bii.) Palace Chambers of Massena 7 rooms, Euros 245,000 (1 floor, 7 rooms option & sun terrace)
The Palace Chambers of General Massena, is an apartment that is sold FULLY FITTED for all-year-round living,
including a wood-pellet heater which heats stylish radiators throughout; and a wood-burning stove.
It is also fitted with a heated bathroom floor - the bathroom is finished in marble;
the kitchen is also fitted in marble and sold with all the appliances (new in 2010).
The master bedroom is sold with bed, new mattress & wardrobes & cupboards
(if bought with 2 other bedrooms, they will also be sold with beds & furniture).
3/4 other rooms: library, large dining room, nook, and a fair-sized sitting room.
This apartment is ready to use (some furnishing is needed in the living rooms)
Terrace sold with dining table & chairs.
There is a British freeview satellite TV system fitted.
All new plumbing & electrics throughout.
6 rooms about 110m2 - or - 9 rooms about 140m2.
Entrance from vaulted entrance hall shared with (D.) below
Renovated in 2010.
NOTE : this apartment may be sold together with the 3 extra rooms shown above
or it may be sold with (C.) the entire Palace Penthouse - see below
More info upon request from us, or via Casa Antica, Molini di Triora.
CONTACT US - either click on pictures atop this page or click here
C). PALACE PENTHOUSE contemporary apartment. 5/6 rooms & terrace:
The Palace Penthouse - a stylish apartment; high living with amazing views & a private sun terrace
either sold as 5/6 rooms, plus storage, and a very private sun terrace for E265,000
or sold with all 7 rooms of The Palace Chambers of General Massena (see above - Bii.)
together (C.)+(Bii.) = 12 rooms, plus storage, & 2 sun terraces! Together E485,000
The Palace Penthouse is an apartment that is sold fully-fitted for all-year-round living, with appliances, & recently finished.
It is also sold including a new wood-pellet heater, and a contemporary, stylish wood-burning stove.
It also has new pipework laid for central heating in all rooms - it just needs 6 radiators fitted.
The kitchen is finished in granite and is sold with all the appliances (new in 2010).
Presently consisting of a huge sitting room with magnificent views, a large studio, kitchen, 2 bathrooms (1 to finish).
Note : the large studio was designed to be 2 bedrooms, each with big storage areas, built-in, and it already has
separate lighting ready-fitted too. This apartment is ready to use now. It just needs your furnishings.
The sun terrace is sold with dining table & chairs.
There is a store room near the front door.
Entrance from a beautiful, vaulted hallway shared with (Cii.), see above.
There is a British freeview satellite TV system fitted. All new plumbing & electrics throughout.
In all, 5 or 6 rooms, plus stairs, halls & entrance, about 100m² in total. Renovated in 2010.
NOTE : The Palace Penthouse may be sold together with (Bii.) Palace Chambers of General Massena
For more details, see above (Bii.) for the joint-E485,000 purchase for both apartments together.
More info upon request from us, or via Casa Antica, Molini di Triora.
CONTACT US - either click on pictures atop this page or click here
(D.) PALACE SOUTH-EAST WING, 2 TERRACES & 1 GARDEN
For more pictures of this sale, see below, where this is also offered for rental.
A substantial part of the SE Wing is renovated & finished, to a very high standard. Part is to finish.
This is both a finished home AND a project. With terrace, a garden-terrace AND a walled garden!
Live in comfort whilst you develop the rest; either connect the 2, or rent one & live in the other;
or split the property easily to create - 3 - separate homes, each of which has an outside space!
The PALACE SOUTH-EAST WING consists of
(Ai) The PALACE SANCTUARY, a fully renovated, high quality, stylish 4-room apartment for 2, with a terrace
(some photos of The Palace Sanctuary are shown above, in Triora rentals. See above)
(Aii) The PALACE CONVENTO, an 8-room house, with which The Palace Sanctuary is for sale, and also
this sale includes a large garden of 60m²; and a small garden-terrace (12m²); and also an off-street store,
as well as the afore-mentioned, beautiful antique terrace, constructed in old stone
For more details on (A.) PALACE SOUTH-EAST WING read on;
or, for the other apartments scroll down this page to the next photo
(Ai)The PALACE SANCTUARY is the finished apartment within The South-East Wing of The Palace.
It is fully fitted for all-year-round living with 1 bedroom, 1 en-suite: a large, walk-in shower-room, fitted in slate;
1 large living- and dining-room, & 1 open-plan kitchen.
Also there is 1 loggia-style, antique terrace, fitted in old stone.
Sold with heating, all fittings, and all appliances, and most furnishings too!
SEE PHOTOS, PLANS, DETAILS of the finished home, The Palace Sanctuary - CLICK HERE
and, the other property within The PALACE SOUTH-EAST WING is:
(Aii) The PALACE CONVENTO, a partly-renovated project, with plans drawn-up, with 8 rooms, &
1 garden of 60 square meters; and a garden-terrace too! It could be 2 or 3 apartments, or 1 large home.
now to SEE PHOTOS, PLANS, DETAILS of the project, The Palace Convento - CLICK HERE
The PALACE SANCTUARY is sold FULLY FITTED, with a heavily-insulated new roof, with newly restored fascias.
It is sold with a new wood-pellet heater, a heated bathroom floor, & dedicated wiring, ready-fitted for a bedroom heater.
The kitchen & bathroom are newly fitted in granite & slate, and both are both finished to a very high standard.
The bedroom has recessed clothes hanging spaces & varied new furniture. There is a British freeview TV system.
The terrace has a dining table & chairs. The sitting room & dining room furniture is in place. It's fully ready to use!
All-new plumbing & electrics throughout; and new plastering in all rooms <60m2. Renovated in 2010.
The PALACE CONVENTO is structurally renewed: re-enforcing works, 3 new steel & concrete floors; and a new plumbing
waste system. It has a set of plans drawn-up by the architect at the local council, and it is ready to finish. There is scope to
convert it into 2 rental homes, but it would also make an ideal 12-room house - with The Sanctuary - or it could be a
home of 8 rooms - whilst using The Palace Sanctuary as a holiday let to generate income*; or even 3 properties!
(* NOTE : The Palace Sanctuary is an established holiday let, with a high booking rate p.a.)
THE PRICE for all of this is only 215,000 Euros - that's for 12 rooms, 1 terrace, 1 garden and a garden-terrace too!
Holiday in a Medieval Palace apartment, or maybe in a Renaissance Convent...
1. Stay in a Medieval Palace, in a house, ideal for a couple - The Palace Sanctuary :
It is a cosy snug, ideally for 2, though an adjacent property can be added, for up to 6 in total. It was renovated in 2010, then opened in late summer 2011, fully refurbished. It is a warm & stylish house-within-a-palace, a part of the east wing of a medieval palazzo. Once upon a time it was part of the palace monastery, being the 2 upper floors of a one-time, 5-storey-high chapterhouse. Entering at ground level, guests may go straight to the snug & cosy (cool-in-summer & warm-in-winter) large bedroom, with its designer, en-suite shower-room (where once there was a sacral antechamber). The bathroom has a very large walk-in, open shower, and a designer suite of WC, bidet and slate stone-mounted sink. Ascending the stairs brings guests into a bright and comfortable, loft-style open living area that features a brand new kitchen, fitted-out completely in granite stone. The adjacent living and dual-dining areas enjoy natural light and incredible views. Plenty of seating options afford comfort, whether watching satellite TV (all the British terrestrial channels plus many more) or whether sitting in the huge French window-doors, or enjoying the views from a 600-year-old, beautifully restored stone terrace, where dinner can be served & enjoyed al fresco, in all weathers, in medieval ambience. Indoor dining is also an option. So too is relaxing in another outdoor area, for The Sanctuary has 2 al fresco spots! As well as the terrace, it has a stone patio-nook, under the shade of an elderberry tree. The panoramic views of the valley and mountains to the sunny south, and also the option to enjoy the outdoors in 2 very different spots, make this attractive property not only one of immense character but one that offers far more than many holiday homes do. Sound-proofed and heat/cold-proofed, it affords a great level of comfort. Prices from only around 390 a week! For more info about either - or other superb properties in Triora - please Email us. Click on photos ABOVE and follow links to contact page.
The photos below are from The Palace Sanctuary (opened in late summer 2011):
The Palace Sanctuary is a 600-year-old stone house; and a part of the east wing of a medieval palace. Its southerly, sunny views, from its all-weather, antique stone terrace, are amazing!
Bookings : for the convent contact us and we will put you in touch with the owners;
and likewise, for The palace Sanctuary, please Email us.
click here to CONTACT US
Bookings can be made via a secure on-line link - pay a down-payment of just 150.
The remaining balance can be paid by bank-to-bank transfer to an Italian bank.
2. Stay in a Renaissance Convent, Casa Convento :
Casa Convento is the largest vacation rental in Triora, worth millions, it's a veritable villa of olde, with many rooms & large gardens!
The Renaissance Convent, Casa Convento, is one of the other noble homes of former times, in medieval Triora. With gardens and sun terraces, it is the largest single holiday home in Triora. It sleeps up to 8. If your budget goes as far as a very reasonable 1150 per week, do consider it - it's huge! It has been recently renovated and refurbished. Its labyrinths & gardens will enchant & intrigue you. Once upon a time it was a convent, hence its name. Today, this 3-storey, enormous holiday home, with its myriad rooms & passageways, will make for a memorable vacation. Entering at street level, guests may go straight up to the tower, across to the wing, straight on the glorious living rooms, or down to the terraces, and out to the gardens. Privacy and panoramic views - amidst stupendous space! We can take a booking directly for you. It costs 1,150 Euros per week. For nightly rates please ask.
NOTE : palace vacation rentals will NOT be affected at all by any sales, as all 2014 viewings will be before the season, or when
guests are not staying; and all sales will be completed after the 2014 holiday season is over.
Sales typically take months to a year to organise and holidays will not be affected.
Why not buy your own holiday home, within a medieval palace?
It's a safer investment than bank deposits or weak stocks.
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for the TRIORA WEBCAM please scroll further down ...
Above : a typical image, one of 100's of local bathing spots, in myriad rivers & streams nearby
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3. TRIORA in BOOKS and in FILMS
Four film celebrities, with Academy Awards (Oscar) backgrounds - nominees & winners - have holiday homes in Triora.
Italian writers have written 50 books on Triora & there are also titles penned by international authors who live here :
Julia Blackburn, biographer of Billie Holiday, Napoleon, Goya & author of many books, lives here;
as does Nadya De Angelis, former editor-in-chief of Russian science journal "FOCUS".
Veronica Sparre, the former vice-President of Scandic energy giant, Skagerak Energi, lives in Triora too.
A reel of movies about Triora has been filmed; and a galaxy of film-makers, stars, authors & artists live in Triora,
Some of the films by Triora's stars include these international hits - 4 Oscar nominated & award winning movies:
Triora is also on CD! Music by The Tallis Scholars, The Brighton Early Music Festival, and other groups
who frequent Triora for concerts, for opera and for theatre al fresco, has made it on to CD and DVD.
CLICK on the CATS photo here to see the TRIORA WEBCAM
N.B. The TRIORA WEBCAM shows not the medieval borgo, merely the westerly extremity of Triora
Triora is FACTUALLY one of the top-100 most beautiful spots in Italy*
"Triora is like The English Lake District WITH good weather ... & more history."**
"Triora is a bit like Machu Picchu ... without having to travel to Peru!"**
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