Historic complex for sale in Piedmont

Piedmont - 13 km from Acqui Terme | Antica Corte Ref. code Y4AW

Historic complex in the grounds of the castle, with residence to be used as a B&B and rural outbuildings

Euros 450,000 Euros 350,000

Details and accessories

  • Surface: 1.162 mq
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 5
  • Land: 1.500 mq
  • Conditions: excellent
  • Energy efficiency rating: C
  • EPi: nren 363,41 ren 0,68
  • Fireplace
  • Walled courtyard

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Brief description

Historic complex in the grounds of the castle, in Castelnuovo Bormida, comprising the main house of around 330 sq.m in total plus annexes for a further 832 sq.m, in addition to porches, barns and a courtyard of around 1,500 sq.m.

Geographic position

The property is situated in the historic centre of Castelnuovo Bormida, 13 km from the spa town of Acqui Terme (AL), and adjoins the Castle, the square in front of the Church of San Quirico and Santa Giulitta dating from the 12th-17th century, called the Chessboard Square where a traditional festival in costume takes place every year.


In an hour and a half’s drive it is possible to get to Turin, Genoa, Milan and the Valle d’Aosta where there are important and well-known ski resorts such as Cervinia and Courmayeur and the Mont Blanc tunnel connecting Italy with France.


Also an hour and a half away is the city of Alba, famous for its Piedmontese cuisine and the prestigious truffle. For golf lovers, there is a welcoming sports club with a nine hole course in nearby Acqui Terme, Alto Monferrato’s well-known spa town.


In around an hour and a half you can reach the airports in Genoa (Christopher Columbus 92.4 km) Turin (Caselle 144 km) and Milan (Linate 130 km, and Malpensa 144 km).

Description of buildings

The complex extends around a private courtyard measuring around 1,500 sq.m and comprises a restored building for use as a residence (currently being used as a B&B), of around 330 sq.m in total and various farm buildings and annexes, partially restored, for a further 832 sq.m, adding to which a further 256 sq.m of porches and an open barn measuring 243 sq.m in total.


The residence, of 330 sq.m with 6 bedrooms

The property, converted into a home and used for a room rental business is structured as follows: on the ground floor, the entrance, hallway, dining room, living room, dining kitchen, dressing room and bathroom (equipped for handicapped users); on the first floor, three furnished bedrooms, two bathrooms and a hallway; on the second floor, two furnished bedrooms, hallways, two bathrooms, small terrace overlooking internal courtyard. On the top floor (in the tower) there is another bedroom with internal staircase to the toilet. In addition to these rooms there is a cellar measuring around 160 sq.m and 16 sq.m of balcony space.


The rural part: buildings and annexes for 832 sq.m + 256 sq,m of porch space and 243 sq.m of open barn

The rural part comprises various storerooms, stables, granaries and porches (some overlooking the courtyard and have wooden trusses) and features a space measuring around 150 sq.m on the ground floor which has been converted into a banqueting hall, furnished in a rustic style and featuring vaulted ceilings with exposed brickwork and tiled floors.


The dimensions are as follows:

Storerooms: 395 mq lordi

Stables : 117 mq lordi

Half-covered porch: circa 190 mq lordi

Further porch : 66 mq lordi

Granaries : 320 mq lordi

Open barn: 243 mq lordi

State and finishing

The residential part was restored in 2004 using a mix of luxury materials and those recovered from the old building including some of the tiled floors, wood beamed ceilings, and period doors and windows.

All the fixtures are wood with double glazing. Some of the ceilings are vaulted with exposed brickwork.

The rural part comprises various storerooms and is largely undecorated but could be used to extend the B&B and/or be converted into a home. 

External areas

The complex includes a private courtyard measuring 1500 sq.m.

In the residential building there is a balcony of around 16 sq.m which overlooks the courtyard from one of the bedrooms. 

Use and potential uses

The location, close to the town and to the spa area of Acqui Terme, makes this property ideal for those looking for a convenient and quiet base from which to visit the major tourist cities and destinations of Piedmont, Liguria and the Valle d’Aosta, all accessible within an hour/an hour and a half’s drive, and for those who love cultural, food and wine tourism, for which the Monferrato region is famous.


The property would also be suited to private use for those looking for a country house near to a town and one hour from the sea. 



Distances and location

  • Acqui Terme 13 Km
  • Alessandria 23 Km
  • Asti 61 Km
  • Genoa 71 Km
  • Alba 84 Km
  • Turin 111 Km
  • Milan 145 Km
  • Saint Vincent 164 Km
Sea and lakes
  • Ligurian sea 54 Km
  • Lake Maggiore 129 Km
  • Lake Orta 130 Km
  • Golf course 16 Km
  • Skiing location 177 Km
  • Dual carriageway 17 Km

Piedmont - Italy

Neighboring regions: Liguria, Lombardy, Emilia Romagna, Aosta Valley, and also France and Switzerland

Main centers: Turin, Asti, Alessandria, Novara, Cuneo

Characteristics: is one of the larger regions located in Northern Italy, with a territory characterized by impressive mountain ranges, rich of important and well-known ski resorts, lakes (Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta) and extensive hilly and flat areas, famous for producing top quality wines. Its extraordinary natural wealth is protected by two national parks: the Gran Paradiso and Val Grande.

The climate is mostly temperate with colder winters, as we approach the mountain massifs.

Piedmont has a popular enogastronomic tradition, its hills are in fact famous for producing top quality wines (including Barolo, Brachetto, Barbera, Moscato...), cheese (Gorgonzola, Castelmagno, Bra, among others) and for the presence of the famous white truffle of Alba.

Property offer: Piedmont offers a varied range of property investments: wineries in the areas of Monferrato and Langhe, farmhouses, historical villas with park and apartments in the main historical centers.


*The location of the property on the map is approximate