Italy. Province Of Piedmont. For sale elegant Villa on the hills of Novi Ligure. Price: 4 500 000 Euro. ( discounts are available ). Living area:2300 mq. Land area:40000 mq. Partially furnished. Fireplace, Private garden / Park, courtyard / Patio, terrace, Balcony, Land, Gazebo, Extension / Guest house, outbuildings. Alarm. Shopping / Restaurants, Tennis. Panoramic view, Quiet area, countryside, Rolling hills. Luxury Villa for sale on the slopes of Novi Ligure (Novi Ligure), historical value. Beautiful old Villa with a total area of 2300 sq.m. comprising 4 hectares in a beautiful Park with old trees, statues and sculptures. Classical pillars, magnificent Carrara fireplace, Venetian murals and mosaics are only a small part of the elegant decoration of this fine three-storey villas. On site there is also a guest house area of 400 sq.m. According to legend, in the 15th century on the site of the Villa there was a small, hidden from prying eyes hut that served as a refuge to one bandit. Later the house had been converted to a farmhouse, and a little later, Andrea Donia (Andrea Donia), the famous Admiral of the old family of Genoa (Genoa), who lived in 1466-1560 years., extended the building and gave it an elegant look. In the Park surrounding the Villa, unfolded steps of the famous battle of Novi (15 August 1799), during which the Austrians and the Russians, led by Alexander Suvorov defeated the French. The course of this battle was depicted on the painting of the famous artist of romanticism Alexander Kotzebue. In the background of this picture you can see the Villa, its decoration at the time of the artist's work on his masterpiece. In the early 19th century Villa became the property of the Genoese family Balbi (Balbi), well known in the circles of international trade and banking. During the possession of the estate it come from, this Villa was built on the top floor. For its design was invited by the famous artist of Barabino decorating the hall for its frescoes and Banquet hall - images of the four great people, uniting Italy: Vittorio Emanuele II, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Camillo Benso, count di Cavour and Giuseppe Mazzini. From the late 19th to the mid 20th century the manor was owned by the family Sacco del Santo (Saccco del Santo), whose last heir, Marquis Domenico, fond of botany. It is thanks to him and his travels in the garden of the manor, there are many different kinds of plants from around the world, including Russian rose, blooming in the winter. The Villa is surrounded by the enchanting scenery of the hills, castles, fine food and wine (Gavi), is located in the best area within an hour's drive from Milan and Turin and 45 minutes from Liguria, Genoa and the international airport, 2.5 km from the Milano-Genova. Next to the Villa there are 3 major Golf courses, the largest Retal Park and one of the largest designer shopping centres in Europe. Exclusive object with a rich history.