ITALY, TUSCANY, PISA
For sale noble palace which dates back to the XVI century, a real triumph of art, highlighting especially the passing age between Renaissance and Baroque.
The palace faces the main street and is 40 m long and 16m deep.
Part of the historical property and precisely 2000 sqm is for sale.
The aristocratic family originally lived on the first and noble floor whose area is 500 sqm while on the ground floor, 450 sqm, are the cellars.
Also on the ground floor is an external courtyard and cloisters.
The upper floors, 960 sqm, comprise several units on staggered levels and each floor is connected by an internal staircase.
The roof of the palace was built according to typical Tuscan style with beamed ceilings, and typical cotto roof tiles.
The palace is a real museum as it has a rare collection of old books, alabaster candleholders, inlaid tables, Chinese and Asian eighteenth century decorative objects, prestigious Italian furniture and finally amazing and famous paintings.
14 rooms have been beautifully furnished and have witnessed the visits of kings and princes.
Effectively, visiting these beautifully frescoed rooms is like reliving the magic atmosphere of times past. In the entrance hall, for example is an 18th-century gilt-rimmed mirror, bordered on both sides by 19 magnificent Indian miniatures on ivory; paper and wood, below, a beautiful alabaster console with a marble top. Opposite are three portraits from the Lombard school. In the umbrella stand, a small collection of parasols and antique sticks.
The ballroom is probably one of the most impressive rooms with notable white hardened alabaster tiles which give beautiful perspective effects to the spectators and the stunning Murano glass chandeliers.
Other finest rooms of the palace surely are: the noble dining room; the salon; the porcelain room, the library with various paintings and notable and valued books; the red sitting room; the balcony room which opens on the terrace; the king’s room; the yellow room, the dressing room and the exhibition hall.
On the ground floor and basement iis the ‘Etruscan well’ which dates back to the 5th century BC and is 2.2 m wide and 4.5 m deep.
Today the cellars are utilized by several different users and managers for different business activities. The palace accommodates 10 apartments, accessible from a private door on the main facade and they all beneift from their own independence.
* Energy Class: D