- MLS® #: C-36-12-001
- 1000 AD Castle
- Piedmont, Italy
- Price Available Upon Request
- 12 Bed, 10 Bath
Piedmont Homes For Sale
Piedmont (also known as Piemont) real estate's close proximity to the rest of Europe makes this region popular house hunting grounds for investors looking for a 2nd home in Italy. Bordered by Aosta Valley to the north, Lombardy to the east, Emilia-Romagna to the southeast, and Liguria to the west, Piedmont homes for sale are easily accessible via charter flights and by train.
Located in the northwest of Italy, this mountainous area also borders Switzerland and France and is home to some of the best skiing in all of Europe. The attractions do not end there however. Piedmont also delivers on culture, history, food and access to cities like Milan, Genoa and Turin. Looking for some scenic backdrops? This lovely region has some of the most breathtaking natural scenery as well from the magnificent Alps to the picturesque Padana Plain and winding Po river and its tributaries. Read more about Piedmont real estate.
Piedmont Homes For Sale in Italy
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Homebuyers can still find affordable Piedmont homes for sale when compared to areas like Tuscany. Since this region is very popular with tourists, an investment in a property here can also yield big rewards as a rental or vacation property. A fully-furnished studio apartment in Piedmont costs in the area of 75,000 Euros, whereas restored stone houses from the late 1800s can cost anywhere between 100,000 - 200,000 Euros. Looking for a luxury home? Beautiful lakeside estate homes and villas will cost closer to a million Euros, but well worth the investment for a piece of paradise.
The geography of Piedmont is mostly mountainous, with extensive areas of hills and plains. Piedmont is the second largest of Italy's 20 regions, after Sicily.
If you love good wine, this area has some famous varieties as well including Barolo, Asti Spumante, and Barbera just to name a few. In fact Piedmont churns out 8 billion bottles every year. That's something definitely worth celebrating!
Speaking of which, Piedmont also hosts a number of annual festivals, many of which revolve around food. Some of the calendar highlights include the Alba National Truffle Fair in October, the Asti Palio d'Asti which is a popular wine festival, the Barolo Wine Festival, Slow Food CHEESE! International Cheese Fair in Bra and Cuneo's annual chocolate celebration.
Regional Specialties: Barbera (wine), Barolo (wine), Dolcetto (wine), Asti Spumante (wine), white truffles, Robiola (cheese).
Good to Know:
- Tourism in Piedmont employs over seventy five thousand people and currently with over 17,000 companies currently perating in the hospitality industry. The sector generates a turnover of €2,671 million Euros, 3.3% of the over €80 million which represents the total spending on tourism in Italy. The Piedmont region enjoys an equality of popularity among Italians and visitors from overseas. In 2002 international visitors to Piedmont accounted for 42% of the total number of tourists. The traditional leading areas for tourism in Piedmont are the Lake District, the “Piedmont's riviera", and the metropolitan area of Turin.
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