Large portion of XI century Malaspina Castle, VIrgoletta

  • €700,000
VIrgoletta, Massa-Carrara, Tuscany
  • Type
  • Castle
  • Bedrooms
  • 3
  • Bathroom
  • 1
  • Floor Area (m²)
  • 400
Large portion of XI century Malaspina Castle, VIrgoletta
VIrgoletta, Massa-Carrara, Tuscany
  • €700,000


Part of a castle of approximately 400 mq. on 3 levels

Located at the end, in a raised and sunny position, of the village of VIrgoletta (Villafranca in Lunigiana, Massa Carrara

Lunigiana – upper Tuscany (on the borders of Liguria and Emilia Romagna) 40 km away. From the city of Carrara, 30 km. From the city of la Spezia, 80 km. From the city of Pisa and 90 km from the city of Parma. Very close to the cinque terre towns in Liguria and the Tuscan marine coast of Versilia (fForte Dei Marmi and Viareggio).

A few km away is the sea (both with sandy beach and those with rocks) and the mountains at 1800 meters.

The property includes the entire west wing of the castle’s living area and is composed of 3 levels:

Area 1

Approximately 80 mq. (basement) with double access. One from the internal courtyard of the castle and the other from the north west side of the external walls.Currently used as a warehouse, tool shed and storage of supplies. All the walls of these spaces are made of stone and still original as from the first construction (excellent for a large taverna).

Area 2

Approximately 250 mq. (second level) with double access. One from the south/east staircase inside the courtyard and the other from the north/east staircase also inside the courtyard.

Immediately habitable, this part represents the most historic and fascinating part of the property with 3 large halls with stucco and vaulted ceilings.

Area 3

Approximately 70 mq (third and last roof level but with ceiling sizes of 3/4 m on all 4 sides of the two large rooms (called ”votoni” since the middle ages…to be renovated internally only)

Double access here too (one from inside one of the halls on the second level and the other

From the north/east staircase, mentioned above, inside the courtyard.

The history of the Virgoletta castle is easily found on the web and the foundation stone was from the 12th century with some subsequent modifications and expansions (the most important of these began at the end of the 1400).

The charm of many years of history and various events give the castle an historical importance and a charming environment.




  • Property ID: ITU40025
  • Price: €700,000
  • Floor Area: 400 m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathroom: 1
  • Type: Castle
  • Condition: Habitable


  • Province Massa-Carrara
  • Region Tuscany
  • Post Code / CAP 54028
  • Location VIrgoletta


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