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Villa with swimming pool and terrace with mountain view.

Beautiful renovated rural villa for sale, with garden and terrace with mountain view. Located in Casoli, Abruzzo region of Italy.

Beautiful villa composed by two separate units, swimming pool, panoramic terrace, garden, olive grove and parking area. 235.000 €. View Property.

Charming renovated stone house with beautiful garden. Abruzzo.

Country stone house beautifully restored for sale, surrounded by 2.000 sqm garden with amazing Majella Mountain view, in Abruzzo, Italy.

Character property composed by two separate units surrounded by 2000 sqm garden and majestic Majella Mountain view. 285.000 €. View Property.

Renovated traditional Italian town house near the Adriatic Sea.

Charming renovated town house with stunning brick barrel ceilings, patio and sea view terrace, for sale in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Character Italian house of 330 sqm with fantastic brick vaulted ceilings and amazing details, sea view terrace and patio. 320.000 €. View Property.

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 A unique elegant property, a large historic palace of over 500 sqm, located in the historic centre of Colledimezzo. The palace has been built over 200 years ago; it used to be the local doctor's house and small private clinic.

Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, Abruzzo region, ItalyHistoric Palace - Room with frescos in Abruzzo, Italy

This charming and characterful property has belonged to the same family for over 200 years and now it is on the market for just 300.000,00 euro.

Sitting Room - Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, ItalyDining Room - Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, Italy

The roof of the entire building has been recently rebuilt and is completely new. The structure is in perfect conditions, no cracks, no signs of dump.

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The palace is composed by four floors. On the ground floor we find a large foyer, a kitchen, a large living room with terrace, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large office. All the rooms avails of original tiles, oak doors, vaulted ceilings. From the foyer, an imposing staircase takes natural lights from the characteristic top cupola finely decorated with frescos. The staircase takes to the first floor were we find a large sitting area, a living room, three double bedrooms and a bathroom. All the rooms have frescos decorations on the ceilings, original tiles and beautiful character details. On the semi basement floor there are five rooms with exposed stone and vaulted ceilings, these rooms can be converted into habitable space because avail of windows and beautiful views. The basement floor was used as a cellar, storage rooms and wine cellar. This floor does not avail of natural light. The palace needs light internal cosmetic works and it has to be re-wired.

Roof detail - Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, ItalyPanoramic view - Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, Italy

A very unique opportunity to buy a dream property.

See this historic palace for sale.

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 A few week ago I have found a picture in Pinterest, the title was: A DESCRIPTION OF APRUTIUM, NOW CALLED ABRUZZO, APPEARING ON THE BACK OF A MAP DATED 1590, from Donald Hall's 1956 book, "Eagle Argent"; I felt immediately very interested. I tried to read it, but it was too small and some of the words were completely unreadable. I printed the document to try to decipher it, but it has been hard because the file was badly scanned and many of the words were missed up and badly spelt. I have done a search to prove all the Latin names, those at least are right. Below the text I have managed to transcribe.

If someone has some suggestion or comment, I would be glad to hear them!

A description of Aprutium, now called Abruzzo, appearing on the back of a map dated 1590.

from Donald Hall's 1956 book, "Eagle Argent".

In the kingdom of Naples there is a province which they call Abruzzo, the Latin’s anciently named it, Aprutium: why it was so called, as it is uncertain, so that it took not his name of the Bruy, as someone have been of opinion. I make no question.

Some there are which think it so named Ab Aprus of Bores, for that country being forestry and full of woods, it swarmed with wild hogged: other name do derive it ab asperitate montis apennini, from the peaks of the mount Apenninus, which here in this tract is very hideous, steep and high. The greater and better sort of writers do believe that in it some part of the ancient name of Praetutium as yet remain.

For Scipione Mazzella, the Samnites, (and amongst them the Praetutium) the Peligni, Marsicans, Forestum, Vestini, Marsi, and Albenses, have formerly inhabited these places.

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 You have bought your dream house in Abruzzo region and now you are thinking about a swimming pool... What permits do you need to install a swimming pool in Italy?

If you have bought a house in Abruzzo and you are thinking about installing a swimming pool, it is important that you follow the right procedure to require the necessary permits before starting any work. Every region in Italy and even every municipality have different laws regarding the installation of swimming pools.

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First of all, to install a swimming pool you need to require a permit to the municipality where the house is located; It is not possible to install a pool without any permit. The permit can be either a simple S.C.I.A. or a building project. If you have bought a land and you are building your house from scratch or if you are restoring a ruin and you intend to extend it, then you will need a building project. An engineer, an architect or a geometra of your choice will apply for your building project. Besides all the structural works, the building project can also cover the installation of the pool.

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On the other hand, if the house is already built and you just need to install the pool, you have to ask a geometra to apply for a S.C.I.A.

S.C.I.A. means 'Segnalazione Certificata Inizio Attivita’, this document is necessary when you intend to renovate the house without changing its structure: renovate a bathroom, knock down a partition wall, change the layout of the rooms, etc…The S.C.I.A. is also required if you intend to install a swimming pool. Normally a geometra charges 500,00 / 600,00 euro to submit a S.C.I.A.

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