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Il Castello di Frassinello * * *

Historic House

General Description of the Property

The Castle of Frassinello, XI century, today it is comprised of a set of buildings with an area of ​​over 3,000 square meters, articulated body of a "U" around a large central courtyard and surrounded by a terraced park of 5,000 square meters. The main buildings ending with two buildings very scenic, with pointed arches surmounted by four turrets overlooking an Italian garden. The chromatic effect created by alternating-typical Monferrato-between the horizontal lines of the white of the stone from the canton and the red of the terracotta elements, is the main feature of the complex. Located on the top of the village of Frassinello, its fortunate position with an amazing 360 ° view over the hills of Monferrato. On a clear day you can see as many as 32 countries and the chains of the Alps from Monte Rosa Monte Viso.

Dall'androne entrance which leads to the armory, built in volcanic rock, and the guard post. The medieval court is enriched by an ancient mulberry tree and two wells incorporated in the mulberry-on-one, each at one end of the court. The main body of the Castle is the oldest part, as evidenced by the Caminata, large living room of late Gothic style where lords and vassals would gather around the fireplace. The fine arches create an environment of great charm.

The wing noble houses instead the most important environments. On the ground floor you meet the billiard room, the pink living room and two large rooms, the apartment where the Bishop-Nemours hosted the cardinal during his visits-and the Hall of Honor. Of the latter to distinguish the ancient marble fireplace, ceiling lunette with stucco friezes and frescoes with which they are background scenery and views, the walls decorated with polychrome and large gilded mirrors, doors and OVERDOORS shaped, decorated with subjects architectural and finally the floor "beat Venetian" with a large mosaic with the coats of arms of the lineage. A wide stone staircase with baroque volutes leads to the first floor are the bedrooms-that after the recent restoration are 4:00 to 1:00 closet and a living room with loggia. The same period, the small chapel of octagonal shape finely painted. In the basement of the wing are the ancient noble kitchens and sinks with outbreaks in stone. and a vast environment of the Middle Ages with Gothic elements, which faces directly onto small garden.
The secondary entrance of the Castle, where guests can enjoy an indoor parking area, you go to another room, separated from the rest of the building and of particular interest: the Cantinone, a unique space with vaulted exposed brick, used as a restaurant for many years the Pro Loco of Frassinello.

After the recent restoration, the wing of nobility, of which have been renovated over 800sqm. on two floors, has returned accessible and ready to be used as a sumptuous setting for events (receptions, parties, conferences, accommodation etc.). The entire wing was wired and each room is equipped with power supply, telephone, provision for cable TV and satellite TV, central heating.

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