House of the XVI-XVII Century


Santo Stefano di Sessanio, L'Aquila


Characteristic, picturesque and exclusive property in stone of about 1600, in the historic center of the Sessanio (AQ) Santo Stefano , an ancient medieval village, completely rebuilt with a new approach of Conservative Restoration of Historical Heritage Minor and popular with tourists and celebrities in the world of entertainment, art and Italian and foreign entrepreneurs.

the house is located in the way of the Church n. 28, just opposite the central “Casa del Capitano” and above the municipal multipurpose space, a place of important cultural events. At the time of writing this text the municipal exhibition space hosts a show of Works of Art from the “Galleria degli Uffizi” in Florence .

The property, despite the earthquake that struck the city of L’Aquila in 2009, did not suffered any damage and is in perfect condition, even in relation to a careful restoration work in previous years. This house, as well as the entire village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio, is in fact the result of a meticulous work of Conservative Restoration that, on the one hand, wanted to reproduce the life that took place around the year 1600 in this quaint little mountain village (1200 m above sea level) and, secondly, to equip the building of the necessary plant technologies that make the house accessible, according to current standards.

the village is:

  • from Rome (A24) 144 km, 1 hour 39 min
  • from Ciampino airport (A24) 151 km, 1 hour 41 min
  • from Fiumicino Airport (A24) 185 km, 2 hours 9 min
  • from Pescara and Abruzzo International Airport (PE) (A25) 82.9 km, 1 hour 10 min
  • from L’Aquila (SS17 and SP7 / SP97) 27.1 km, 35 min


The property, the net floor area of about 81 square meters, is divided into a mezzanine floor, which is reached via an outside staircase directly connected to the pedestrian thoroughfare of Via della Chiesa. Is accessed, then, on the first floor through an entrance door (original 1600) to a large living-dining room with fireplace, on the right a double bedroom with bath on the left is accessed, however, in succession, to a sitting area, bathroom and bedroom as well with a bath. A wooden ladder leads then to the attic where there are a bathroom and another room. All doors and locks are also original, as well as the furniture is deliberately poor with items vintage. The heating system is, however, to the floor while the electrical and modern plant, equipped with automation in ‘power with special lighting design equipment. Even the sanitary fixtures are of particular and refined design.

Other aspects

It is noted that the structure is inserted in the ‘ Albergo Diffuso managed by Soc. Sextantio and therefore, when not in use can be made income.

Energy certification

Class “G” – EPgl 784.3 KWh / m² Year


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Additional Details

  • NAME
    House of the XVI-XVII Century
  • TYPE
  • AREA
    81 mq