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Matilde di Canossa award winning golf, spa and hotel resort

25th July 2007 Print
Matilde di Canossa, Italy RealPoint Property is delighted to bring to the market Matilde di Canossa an award winning golf, spa and hotel resort in Italy that has been designed by an international group of architects selected from the Alumni of The Prince of Wales Institute of Architecture.

Matilde di Canossa is a state of the art golf course, luxury hotel and spa development situated in San Bartolomeo, in the hills just outside the city of Reggio Emilia, surrounded by spectacular landscapes and rich in history with a wealth of timeless traditions. The development will be finished in Renaissance style architecture and set in a private estate of 144 acres of unspoilt, natural beauty. When you add all of this together, you get the Fonti di Matilde Golf and Spa Resort. Designed by an international group of architects selected from the Alumni of The Prince of Wales Institute of Architecture, in collaboration with Pier Carlo Bontempi, a member of the INTBAU (The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism), the Fonti di Matilde Golf and Spa Resort offers a unique chance to own property in one of the most exclusive areas of northern Italy.

Like other organizations under the patronage of His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, INTBAU works to promote and sustain the design of buildings, towns and cities to optimize the environment in which people live and which are able to pass the test of time with flying colors. The development has also won the prestigious Charter Award for Best development on the outskirts of a town. It combines natural beauty with Renaissance Architecture, providing some of the most sought after properties in Italy. The development has recreated a typical, Italian village with stone paths that wind their way through the piazzas of the village. Utmost attention has been paid to making the development environmentally friendly, secure, private and in keeping with the surrounding countryside and architecture.

The 18 hole Golf course is a full 6,300 meters with a par of 72. Its hallmark is the considerable variety of the natural land contours created by the Quaresimo stream that wanders over its entire length. The gentle slopes and the thick vegetation make each round technically demanding, interesting and, above all, fun. The course offers wonderful panoramas and enchanting views. The waters of the Spa Centre, itself based on the designs of Roman baths, have their origin on the resort’s land are renowned for their healing qualities.

Eddy Crompton, Director of RealPoint Property says, “It does not often occur, that such exclusive areas of Italy are kept virtually hidden, the Fonti di Matilde is one of these places. It is a rare opportunity to own a unique apartment overlooking the breathtaking golf course designed by the renowned architect Marco Croze. The facilities, setting and panoramas all combine to guarantee that residents have a property of the highest quality and the time they spend at the resort is unforgettable. ”

Realpoint Property is offering luxury two and three bedroom apartments on the western side of the golf course, built using high quality materials and master craftsmen, the resort is based on the traditional architecture of the region. However internal designs can vary according to the requirements of clients, so larger apartments can be created if needed. There is a strictly limited number of apartments available for the select few, who will become neighbors to such Italian luminaries as Andrea Griminelli, the world famous Flautist.

The resort provides an array of facilities for residents including, concierge service, CCTV security, Kindergarten, Luxury hotel for guests, function rooms, shops, wine bar, gym, restaurants with world class chefs and a swimming pool.

Prices start from £245,500. Capital growth of 30% over 3 years is anticipated with a highly attractive rental potential. There is also 80% mortgages available (subject to status) with phased payments along with a rental management service also available.

RealPoint Property also markets a wide range of properties throughout Italy and offers a personalised service to all potential buyers, speaking in English and advising clients every step of the way.

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Matilde di Canossa, Italy