Thinking about a great escape to Italy? These homes for sale ranging from £77k all the way up to £8.9m might be able to sway you.
1. Two-bedroom terraced house in Palazzolo Acreide, Syracuse, Sicily, for £77,377 (€88,000)
Even on a tighter budget, you can bag a bargain in Italy. This rustic two-bedroom home dates back to the 1800s and was tastefully renovated in 2016, so you won’t have to splash extra cash on redecorating. It also comes fully furnished, making it a great option as a holiday bolthole.
Available via Galeone Immobiliare
2. One-bedroom cottage in Carovigno, Brindisi, for £193,443 (€220,000)
Made from dry stone with conical roofs, trullis are one of Italy’s most recognisable countryside home styles. This trullo with two cones and two alcoves is the perfect spot for escaping everyday life as it is surrounded by an olive grove. There’s also permission in place to add a swimming pool and a solarium.
Available via Prof.Im.S.r.l.
3. Three-bedroom farmhouse in Smerillo, Fermo, Marche, for £259,389 (€295,000)
This single-storey farmhouse has been packed full of mod-cons, including underfloor heating, air conditioning and anti-seismic technology. Outside, an automatic irrigation system and a rainwater storage tank add eco practically, while a barbecue area and swimming pool with panoramic views of the rolling hills are prefect for relaxing.
Great Estate Immobiliare Srl
4. One-bedroom apartment in Dorsoduro, Venice, for £395,678 (€450,000)
How about a love nest in one of the most romantic cities on the planet? This first-floor Venice apartment boasts canal views, a balcony, antique parquet flooring and beamed ceilings. It’s also within a short walk of the stunning Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
Available via Savills
5. Two-bedroom country house in Volterra, Pisa, Tuscany, for £571,536 (€650,000)
Close to the medieval town of Volterra and offering a quiet retreat, is this secluded farmhouse with spectacular countryside views. The current owners have painstakingly renovated the property, which was built in the 1700s, to add modern conveniences but retain its authenticity. There’s also 12 acres of land that includes a loggia, olive groves and an infinity pool.
Available via Casa & Country Italian Property
6. Five-bedroom detached house in Terracina, Latina, £1,129,882 (€1,285,000)
If you’ve a bigger budget and fancy sun, sea and gelato, then this minimalist beachfront home in Terracina could be perfect. Three of its bedrooms have access to a sweeping terrace which overlooks the sea and while it might not have a pool, it does come with direct private access to the beach.
Available via Italy Sotheby’s International Realty
7. Six-bedroom villa in Gera Lario, Como, Lombardy, for £2,945,606 (€3,350,000)
Lake Como has drawn in many famous faces over the years, with the likes of Madonna, George Clooney and Richard Branson having owned homes in the area. And if you have close to £3m to spare, you can join the A-list action with this six-bedroom, six-bathroom villa. Perks include a fitness room with a sauna and storage for a boat.
Available via Lionard Srl
8. 27-bedroom chateau in Orvieto, Terni, Umbria, £8,968,712 (€10,200,000)
This vast 12th Century abbey is currently being used as a hotel, but is also an ideal venue for private events and ceremonies. The up-and-running business also comes with a restaurant, WiFi, air conditioning, a swimming pool and a tennis court to keep guests happy.
Available via Lionard Srl