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ANCIENT RINCO CASTLE IN BASSO MONFERRATO (Montiglio)
HOLIDAY IN PIEDMONT

In an old country village with a 12th century tower and a 13th century fortress, an enchanting 1600 CASTLE with an ORIGINAL PARK is being restored. The historical building is going to be DIVIDED IN a series of APARTMENTS and MANSONETTES for VACATION or PERMANENT HOME.

The castle can be reached by PLANE ( Turin International Airport at 60 km ), TRAIN AND MOTORWAY (2 railway lines and 3 motorways at 20 km). In the same area important cities as Torino, Alessandria and Vercelli are located and interesting towns as Asti, Casale, Chieri.

The complex situated on the crest of the hillside of BASSO MONFERRATO (Lower Monferrato Hills), looks onto a hilly PANORAMA and on a breath taking view of the ALPI. It is also in the middle of a region known for its CASTLES, MONUMENTS and ROMAN ARCHAEOLOGY,with a famous enologic tradition with a wide variety of WINES DOC, VINERIES and TYPICAL RESTAURANTS.

All kind of events are organised all year around: SPORT, cultural TOURISM, naturalistic, thermal and religious; FESTIVALS (Dance, Music, Theatre), HISTORICAL CELEBRATIONS.

A NEW GOLF COURSE is due to be built in the surroundings, and numerous COUNTRY WALKS links close castles.

A SPECIAL RESTRAINT OF MONUMENTS and Fine Arts OFFICE of Piedmont is laid to preserve the 1600 park and castle mainly the Lords Chapel, the Alcova Hall and the monumental outside staircase.

The PROJECT aims to EXPLOIT both PAST AND PRESENT, with an accurate restoration without stylistic imitations and with PERSONALISED SOLUTIONS suitable for modern life-style, in detail: comfort, information, sport.

There will be a COMPUTER ROOM (common services with individual extensions): ISDN telephone lines, FAX, SATELLITE TV, INTERNET.

All apartments will be suited with FITTINGS AND SERVICES OF GREAT VALUE proper of a PERMANENT HOME.

Common open air FACILITIES include: green areas, SWIMMING POOL and open air solarium.

At the basement level: recreation rooms, fitness centre and changing rooms, children playroom, satellite TV room, LAUNDRY and food dispenser.

For your security: a GUARDIAN SERVICE.

External private and pubblic PARKING.
Panorama view from Castle


AVAILABLE FITTINGS FOR EACH APARTMENT
  • SPECIFIC interior DESIGN FOR EACH APARTMENT will combine daily needs with the exploitation of spaces, with a special attention to the most aulic ones.
  • Two SAMPLE APARTMENTS complete with all fittings available WILL BE VIEWABLE since june 2000 on site.

  • IMPREGNATED WOOD internal and external doors, windows and front doors; venished wood shutters and blindes.

  • Original floors: two colours BARGIOLINA, TERRA COTTA, STONE, PARQUET AND INLAID PARQUET. New floors: PARQUETS WITH MARBLE borders, CERAMICS, TERRA COTTA.

  • Original PLASTERWORKS.

  • CENTRALISED HOOVERING system.

  • Predispositions for: internet, ISDN telephone lines and satellite TV.

  • Electrical wiring on a CONTINUOUS SKIRTING BOARD.

  • HEATING system.

  • Private CELLAR for precious WINES.

  • Private area for ORCHARD/VEGETABLE GARDEN.
    English translation A.Celoria
  • Restoration and renewal project and divided in appartments and mansonettes.
    Two appartments finished and visionable since june 2000.
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