One step closer to paradise

Noble living in Siculiana

This is an opportunity to acquire a majestic apartment in one of Siculiana’s most historic and famous palaces.


  • Palace
  • Majestic apartment
  • Renovation object
  • Terrace of 36 sqm
  • High vaulted ceilings
  • Antique flooring
  • Acqure more living space


In Palazzo Agnello, built by baron Agnello in 1794 you find this beautiful apartment. The palace has been in the family until about ten years ago, when the most recent baron Agnello donated it to a music association.

The latter baron Agnello was a great lover of music and culture, and in this palace was written parts of the famous book The Leopard by Tomasi Di Lampedusa, a close friend of the Baron. He organized many concerts with promising as well as famous musicians, that all came to live in this apartment during their stays.

Tomasi Di Lampedusa wrote parts of the famous Gattopardo in this palace

The apartment needs total renovation, but here are preserved all original atmosphere it had in its heyday. It is approximately 270 sqm plus a terrace of 36 sqm. The major part of the living area are located on one floor, but a staircase leads up to a room upstairs. On the lower floor, the surface is distributed over 10 rooms.

Here we have high vaulted ceilings and antique flooring preserved. The entrance to the apartment is renovated and very impressive.

Possible to acquire additional living space
For those who wish more living area, it is possible to buy also the neighboring apartment in the same, noble style, providing an additional 170 sq m of living space. The apartments are easy to connect. See the link.

In addition, at the ground floor of the palace, it is possible to acquire a room possible to use as offices, reception etc.

Furthermore, with a separate entrence from the back of the building, is a large, arched stone celler of 276 sq m plus a courtyard of 116 sq m available to acquire. This part of the property is suitable for a wine cellar, restaurant, etc, but can also be converted into an exceptionally beautiful apartment with huge arches, stone walls, etc. See link.

Available is also another part of arched stone celler, possible to connect to these mentioned above. They are in total 108 sq m.See link.

About Siculiana
Siculiana is a town of about 4,500 residents, located about 20 kilometers from the city of Agrigento along the southern coast of Sicily. Founded in 1450, the old town of Siculiana has an ancient and original atmosphere.

Three kilometers away is Siculiana Marina, where you find sandy beaches and a well organized beach with a variety of bars and restaurants.

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Property summary

Property number A899


Via Guglielmo Marconi 388
92010 Alessandria della Rocca, Agrigento

Type Apartment
Transaction For sale
Bedrooms 6
Floor area 270 sq.m.
Price 200,000 €

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Broker information

Broker Sicilian Houses
Via Garibaldi 39
90018 Termini Imerese (PA)
Contact Ms. Marie Wester
Phone +39 328 444 8589

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