Italian town houses can be found in the historic quarters of medieval towns in Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Umbria and Le Marche.
They offer character, often dating back centuries. You are likely to have a balcony but outdoor space is more difficult to find. The beauty of living in the historic centre is that you are part of the everyday life of the town and its history.
A typical town house in the old quarter if often on many floors as lack of space meant building upwards. Common features to be found are terracotta floors and wooden beams. Renovated houses keep original features and add a touch of modern
Village houses are often found in a Corte, beautiful squares enclosed within thick walled houses, usually developing vertically.
Rural Italian houses for sale may need to be renovated, but they are picturesque and allow you to add your stamp on the property. Please refer to our guide to renovation.
Life in these courtyards follows the rhythm and style of another time and everyone residing in a corte knows each other like family.