A Spanish Castle, Furniture Included, Estate of the Day
Posted by LuxuryRealEstate.com — October 8, 2010
The Castillo de Santa Florentina – Casa Nova is for sale. It combines a historic country estate, in the envelope of a true Spanish castle, located 22 miles from Barcelona, in the northeast region of Spain. Santa Florentina Castle is a medieval building from the eleventh century, built on ancient Roman ruins. Despite its fortified appearance, the castle was never a defensive fortress. Its location at the foot of a mountain and not on the highest point, which suggests that it was thought to be a residence, instead of a classic fortress. Guadimir Canet was one of its first owners, who hosted a royal visit from King Alfonso XIII, who stayed here in 1908.
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