31.10.2008 - Tuscan home on market for first time in 500 years
From Homesoverseas.co.uk: A 16th century villa located just outside the Tuscan town of Cortona has been placed on the market for the first time in 500 years at an asking price of €8m (£6.3m). Villa Fontana was once a hangout for the Knights of Saint Stephen and a Grand Master of the Knights of Malta, not to mention the German army during World War II. The villa features 16 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, six reception rooms and a nifty lookout tower with lake views, terracotta floors and frescoed ceilings help provide that old world ambiance..... Full Article: Source