Historical 15 bedroom Villa for sale with countryside view in Biella, Piedmont

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Reference: 241981

  • Bedrooms: 15
  • Bathrooms: 14
  • Floor Size: 1,302 m2
  • Plot Size: 7.64 hectares / 18.87 acres


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Woodland
  • Fruit Trees
  • Lake or River Included
  • Vineyard or Wine Making
  • Skiing Area
  • Gym
  • Hot Tub or Sauna
  • Possible Extra Dwellings
  • Potential for Income
  • Countryside View
  • Parking
  • Garage


For auction, this absolutely enchanting historical 8 bedroom villa with 4 bedroom guest house and 3 bedroom cottage, nestling in nearly 19 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and woodland, enjoying far reaching countryside views from its peaceful location at the foot of the Alps in Biella, Piedmont.

Bidding commences on June 9th 2023 with a reserve price of just 1,250,000 Euros. The auction date is June 14th 2023.
Please contact us for further details, terms and conditions.

The main house has 4 full and 2 half bathrooms, built in 1834 and the guest house has 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, it is a contemporary style residence, built in 2003.

The cottage has 1 full and 1 half bathroom. All properties enjoy spacious and bright living and dining rooms and fitted kitchens.

Outdoor features include multiple terraces, porticos, a winter garden, rose garden, orchard and limonaia (lemon tree house), a 6 person hot tub and forested surroundings and trails rich with porcini and truffle.

There is a gym, wine cellar; a 4 car garage and wine production capability for Grave quality Nebbiolo and IGT Coste della Sesia.

This fabulous estate is situated 10 minutes from Biella, 1 hour to Turin, 85.4km to Turin Airport,1.25 hours to Milan, 1 hour to Milan Malpensa Airport, 1.25 to Milan Linate Airport, 2 hours from Genoa/Liguria coast and 3.30 hours to Geneva.

Nestled at the foot of the Alps on the border with France and Switzerland, Piedmont is a region of Baroque architecture, rolling vineyards, and elegant cuisine. The property is set just outside of Biella, an area rich in culture, food, majestic nature, and outdoor adventure, and world-renowned for its textiles industry.

Home to creative and innovative minds, Biella is truly the heart of "Made in Italy" fashion. Relish locally grown and produced products such as white truffles, world-famous Nebbiolo wines, or hazelnuts. Ski the Italian Alps in the shadow of Mont Blanc-Courmayeur and Monterosa are 90 minutes away. Relish long summer days on Lake Como (90 minutes) and Lakes Orta and Maggiore (1 hour away). Further afield, luscious seafood and Mediterranean beaches await you on the Ligurian Coast, 2 hours from this fabulous estate. For transcendence-seekers, the UNESCO-recognized Sanctuary di Oropa is a religious pilgrimage site in the Biellese Alps. Well-connected to Milan and Turin, Beilla is convenient to reach via train or car.

The spirit of the late Nino Cerruti, famed Italian designer and textile entrepreneur, endures in Biella, Piedmont, a world-famous destination for its textile and wool industry and the real Made in Italy movement of Italian fashion. Steeped in heritage and history, this is a bespoke estate, offering the opportunity to take up the mantle of a truly magnificent provenance. T

Three structures occupy this expansive, nearly 19 acre property in the Italian Alps, a famed get-away destination for Hollywood celebrities like Roman Polanski, Michael Douglas, and Jack Nicholson. From the nearly 200-year-old primary residence to the contemporary guest house to a cosy caretaker's cottage, guests will enjoy a private retreat.

The estate is ideal for large family gatherings or hosting friends; pull a bottle of the region's finest from the cellar and enjoy the breathtaking views of expansive peaks in the distance from the multiple terraces. With on-property wine production capability, you won't have to look far for a quality glass of vino. Continue the storied tradition of locally grown produce year-round with a lemon tree house and winter garden. Idyllic fruit orchards and rose gardens dot the span of the grounds, adding to the distinct essence and historic allure the House of Cerruti has to offer.

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