From historic estates to castles in the countryside, and including magnificent villas on the beautiful coasts of the two major Italian islands, when it comes to luxury real estate, Italy boasts some of the world’s best. So, here is where to find the five most expensive dream properties that are currently available on the market.
1 – Historic estate in Tuscany for €50,000,000 – This historic 5,000-square-meter mansion just a few kilometers from Florence has 50 rooms, 10 bathrooms, and 300 hectares of land.
2- Villa on the Costa Smeralda for €25,000,000 – Near Porto Rotondo, in the Sardinian province of Olbia, this villa boasts a 7,800-square-meters lush park with a panoramic view of the coastline, a 200-square-meters rectangular pool, and a private dock.
3 – Castle in Chianti for €25,000,000 – This prestigious 5,000-square-meter castle located in the Chianti region, halfway between Florence and Siena dates back to the 10th century and it is surrounded by a vast estate where oil and wine are produced.
4 – Sardinian villa for €20,000,000 – Villa Solana on the Miata hill overlooking Costa Smeralda is just 450 meters from the sea and has 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a gym, and a 25-meters-long swimming pool set among granite sculptures and shaped like a musical key. It is part of a group of 12 extra luxury villas, designed by world-famous architects.
5 – Nelson’s villa in Taormina for €18,000,000 – Villa Falconara, built by Admiral Horatio Nelson in 1780, is immersed in the very suggestive Sicilian landscapes. This three-floor residence that sits amid 50,000 square meters of greenery boasts over 1000 square meters of accommodation that include 8 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms.