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