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Palazzo Bellavista

Property situated on the south side of the ancient village of Badolato, Calabria with a magnificent view over a beautiful landscape and the clear blue waters of the Ionian sea. This building is one of the nicest of the village; it dates back to 1645 and has a unique shape and two hanging terraces.

P.Bellavista side view

6 rooms +3 bathrooms+ 1 terrace + 2 terraced gardens
140 sq. mt. apartment + 12 sq. mt. terraces + 60 sq. mt.

P.Bellavista kitchen side view

Current condition: The whole house was completely refurbished with very high quality materials. It has conditioning units and heaters in all rooms, audio system and internet access in all rooms, two fireplaces (wood and gas), two gardens, solar panel system, barbecue, and another entrance from the main square with more land/garden.

P.Bellavista living.2

studio with fireplace

Air conditioner and heaters in all rooms, satellite tv, fireplaces, fully equipped bathrooms, Italian tiled built in kitchen, iron handworked staircase, and more unique features.

P.Bellavista bathroom in master bedroom

The palazzo is located in Via Dante Alighieri, only 100 meters from from main square, Piazza Castello. The house has an independent entrance from the main square that brings you directly in one of the two gardens.

P.Bellavista garden 1st floor.2
PRICE : To be discussed with buyer privately. Contact me and I will put you in touch directly with the seller.

Casa di Nicola, Badolato, Italy

Casa Nicola

La Casa di Nicola is a partially restored property in Badolato on four levels, which could be made into one large structure or two generously-sized apartments–and it has a gorgeous view of the Ionian Sea and rolling Calabrian hills to boot.

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Casa di Franco

Casa Franco

La Casa di Franco is a modest home on two levels that includes a large bedroom, living room, kitchen with wood stove, and bedroom. It also has a small balcony with a panoramic view of the Ionian Sea and surrounding hills.

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Casa dell'Elicriso

Casa dell’Elicriso

Casa dell’Elicriso is a fully restored property in the heart of Badolato that has been used as a bed & breakfast. It is a large property, particularly for our medieval village with three independent living areas, each with separate entrances.

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Michelle KaminskyMichelle Kaminsky is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer who lived in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy for 15 years. This blog is now archived. 

Calabria Guidebook

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Calabrian sausage and fava beans
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