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Houses For Sale In Italy

Houses for sale in Italy

Italian houses for Sale

Italian houses come in all shapes and sizes from a stone houses with olive groves in Tuscany to houses surrounded by vineyards in Liguria. There are sea view houses, Italian houses in medieval walled towns and ski chalets in mountain resorts. Browse our site and you will find a wonderful selction of Italian houses.

The best place to start is to decide in which region of Italy you want to live. Please see our guide to Italy's regions as there is a striking difference between the north and south. Our guide to finding and buying Italian property has tips on what to look out for and explains how a house purchase is carried out in Italy.

Houses for sale in northern Italy

House for sale in Tuscany ItalyTown Houses for sale in northern Italy 

House can be found in the historic quarters of medieval towns in Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Umbria and Le Marche

They offer character, often dating back centuries. You are likely to have a balcony but outdoor space is more difficult to find.  The beauty of living in the historic centre is that you are part of the everyday life of the town and its history.

A typical town house in the old quarter if often on many floors as lack of space meant building upwards. Common features to be found are terracotta floors and wooden beams. Renovated houses keep original features and add a touch of modern

 

Village houses for sale in northern Italy 

Often found in a Corte, beautiful squares enclosed within thick walled houses, usually developing vertically. 

Village houses for sale may need to be renovated, but they are picturesque and allow you to add your stamp on the property. Please refer to our guide to renovation.

Life in these courtyards follows the rhythm and style of another time and everyone residing in a corte knows each other like family.

 

Houses for sale in southern Italy

Houses for sale in Southern Italy White houses of the South

At the other end of Italy's boot, the South, most houses are white and have a terraced roof. This is a feature of houses in Puglia, Sicily and Basilicata imposed by the climate: white reflects light and heat away, keeping the inside of the house cooler, whereas flat roofs were useful surface to help collect rain water, often essential in areas where the climate is dry.

Traditional buildings may have vaulted ceilings, terracotta floors and balconies. Detached countryside houses often have dry stone walls that surround vineyards and olive groves as far as the eye can see.

Southern Italy combines good value homes and the architectural and cultural beauty of centuries of civilisation. The south is  is in many ways more intensely Italian

Houses for sale in an Italian Borgo

House  for sale Tuscany Italy Houses for sale in a Borgo

Italian houses for sale also can be found in a Borgo (hamlet). A collection of houses located in idyllic settings. In Tuscany and Umbria these can often be on hilltops and centred in the most sought after location of regions such as in Val d'Orcia in Tuscany or Orvieto and Ameila in Umbria.  Such houses offer attractive rental income.

Houses for sale on the edge of an Italian village

Houses for sale on the outskirts of an Italian towns and villages are very popular. You can stroll to a village restaurant and have easy access to shops and services. Yet you are surrounded by the countryside when you get home

Detached houses for sale in Italy

Some prefer houses in isolated positions, away from the beaten track for complete tranquillity.

Houses For Sale In Italy

Houses for sale in Italy

Italian houses for Sale

Italian houses come in all shapes and sizes from a stone houses with olive groves in Tuscany to houses surrounded by vineyards in Liguria. There are sea view houses, Italian houses in medieval walled towns and ski chalets in mountain resorts. Browse our site and you will find a wonderful selction of Italian houses.

The best place to start is to decide in which region of Italy you want to live. Please see our guide to Italy's regions as there is a striking difference between the north and south. Our guide to finding and buying Italian property has tips on what to look out for and explains how a house purchase is carried out in Italy.

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