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A renovated Florentine palace

A renovated Florentine palace

A terrace overlooks the 20-M swimming pool that faces the Gulf of Saint-Florent

Located in the heart of a small Corsican town, this stunning 16th-century Florentine-style mansion overlooks the Gulf of Saint-Florent and the Agriates Desert. "Luxury meets history in this extraordinary palace," stresses Propriétés Corses Sotheby's International Realty. Renovation of the entire building, including the façade, the roof and the moldings, lasted 16 months, based on vintage photos. Architect Nathalie Battesti turned the estate, which provides 600 sq m of living space, into a luxury resort. The property houses six rooms and three deluxe suites with a view, done up in a contemporary style. Amenities feature comfortable beddings, oak-tree floors, A/C, flat screen TVs, DVD players, and individual Internet access. The restaurant accommodates up to 25 people, and dinner can be served on the terrace in the summer. Additionally, an outstanding 20-m swimming pool allows for relaxing moments. This jewel is only a 90-min flight away from Paris.

Proposed price : 5,250,000 euros

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Estate agent: Propriétés Corses Sotheby’s International Realty, 20137 Porto-Vecchio. Tel: 04 95 71 52 66. http://www.proprietescorses.fr

A renovated Florentine palace