Spain 16th Century Fortress for sale, Real Estate Salamanca-Spain
Luxury 16th Century Spain Fortress for Sale
In a beautiful country side in Salamanca, near the border with Portugal, A privately owned 16th Century fortress, is now for sale. This could be your new primary home, summer house, Equestrian Estate, Hotel, Private Club, Polo Center, etc., etc., possibility are endless.
Your Dream of owning a piece of history is here now, own a fortress, a unique lifestyle, one of a kind home, this is the perfect moment to make your dream come true.
Fortress land area:
25 Hectares …….. 25ha= 61ac 33817.59ft²
Directions and Location:
2:30 Hrs from Madrid 1:20 hr from Lisbon International Airport.
Full detailed information upon request, presentation of credentials and Letter of Intent ( LOI).
The Duke of Osuna, following Philip IV’s orders, started its construction in 1663
The construction of the present Royal Fortress of the Concepcion started in November 1735. It was completed on the 8th December 1758, the feast day of the Immaculate Conception.
Its designer and constructor was Pedro Moreau, engineer. The master builder was Larra Churriguera, also master at Salamanca catedral.
The English general Craufurd, who belonged to Lord Wellington’s
army and was occupying the fortress so that Napoleon could not use
it, partially blew it during the War of Independence, on 20th July, 1810
Generals Moore and Wellington slept in this fortress as well as
Napoleon’s marshals Ney, Masséna, Junot and Marmont
The Fortress has been abandoned for 200 years
Its restoration started in 2006. It took 6 years
Hotel Royal Fortress of the Concepcion opened on 12th October, 2012 until today