Sant Cugat Del Vallès (BARCELONA)
Rustic House for sale in Sant Cugat Del Vallès
SANT CUGAT. This extraordinary piece, goes beyond a building, on its walls is recorded history, almost a thousand years standing, it is a witness that remains motionless in time. A tower, a palace and today a farmhouse, in its 903m2 useful and 1200m2 built, we find high ceilings engraved, Catalan vault, arches, windows, stairs, wooden beams, and the privilege of being part of the history of this Tower that will continue standing as a witness in time a thousand years more. It is surrounded by a garden of 30 hectares, and not being enough, has its own forest of 80 hectares within the protected environment of Collserola, which delights us with unthinkable views of Barcelona from which only we are separated by 15 minutes by car ; From the Black Tower you can walk to the center of Sant Cugat, crossing a tree walk, in the course of 20 minutes. From the many windows of the tower we can enjoy the views of a quiet natural environment and leafy trees that surround it. The Black Tower, was a military construction, built to defend the monastery during the crusades, for this purpose three more forts were erected, being the Black Tower the only building of this type that still stands. Its origin dates back to the 12th century, in a castle named Ricanli or Ricard, built in the era of Abbot Ermengol and it seems that it was rebuilt between the 14th and 15th centuries. The Black Tower owes its current name to its dark-colored stone walls. It is formed by a quadrangular plant and three stories high with a square tower attached to an angle of the building. Some windows of the facade are geminated and the entrance door is formed by a semicircular arch. The distinction of time, history, elegance, the content of its walls, and the unique environment that surrounds it, are the addition that make this extraordinary property also an exclusive property.