A unique opportunity to acquire a 12th Century castle in one of Girona Province's most emblematic medieval villages, with wonderful views across the surrounding countryside to the volcanic hills of La Garrotxa
- Size 2,754m²
- Plot size 3,000m²
A superb opportunity to acquire an historic 12th Century castle and establish a high-end boutique hotel business in one of Girona province's most beautiful medieval villages
This magnificent 12th Century castle to buy is located in the centre of a beautiful medieval village in Girona province, close to the town of Olot and with a dramatic backdrop of the volcanic hills of La Garrotxa.
The earliest documentation relating to the property dates back to 1147 and the building has undergone numerous modifications and extensions over the ensuing centuries. The tower, which has a Romanic door, is thought to be the original construction, dating from around the end of the 10th Century.
Until the 1970s, the castle was inhabited by a school of nuns.
The property is constructed over three levels and built around a large interior courtyard.
Though the main structure is in good condition, the castle requires extensive renovation.
The property would be ideal for an investor looking to establish a 27 key (aprox) boutique hotel business in an area of Girona province which attracts significant numbers of both national and international visitors.
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Historic castle in a prime area of La Garrotxa
2754m2 of interior living space
Plot of approximately 3000m2
Property constructed over 3 levels
Large interior courtyard
Original gothic and romanic features
The property is constructed over four levels, each of the following dimensions:
Ground floor: 760m2
First floor: 693m2
Second floor: 649m2
Third floor: 649m2
The ground floor includes a chapel, theatre and an ancient prison.
This magnificent Castle for sale is located in an emblematic medieval village of La Garrotxa, surrounded by the volcanic hills for which the region is famed. The property is situated within comfortable driving distance of Girona city (40km), Barcelona city (117km), the beaches of the Costa Brava (70km), and the nearest ski resorts of the Spanish Pyrenees (60km). The French border is just 80km from the property.
There are three international airports within a 1h30m drive: Girona (50km), Perpignan (120km) and Barcelona (130km).
This is a superbly situated, historic property in beautiful surroundings and would make a wonderful hotel business.
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