One step closer to paradise

The castle San Filippo in Ragusa – a potential horse farm

This uniquely beautiful 1.500 sqm (16.146 sq ft) castle is located near Lake Santa Rosalia and the picturesque village of San Giacomo. It enjoys fantastic views of the southern Sicilian countryside. The castle comes with 7 hectares of land (70.000 sqm, 17.3 acres). Another 60 hectares of land (148.2 acres) and another 500 sq m (5,382 sq ft) of antique stone houses available to add to the property.


  • Partly restored castle
  • Fantastic views of the countryside
  • A 60 sqm big church
  • 2 stables, barns, storages, etc
  • The castle has its own water supply
  • Installed water, sewer, electricity, heating, gas and telephone
  • Hunting is permitted on the property


The property includes a private church of 60 sq m, two stables, barns, storages, etc. It has its own water supply (3 l/sec), sewer and electricity and there are carrubas, almond trees and olive trees on the property.

There is a private road and entrance gate. The property is perfect for someone who wants to create a vineyard, a horse farm etc. Of course it would also be possible to create an hotel activity here.

The location is extremely private and tranquil, near a protected nature area with hunting permitted on property.Nearby is Lago Santa Rosalia, a beautiful fishing lake. The castle enjoy a wonderful view toward the protected nature area from the balconies as well as from the tower.

The original stone walls are in good condition, but the roofs and interior needs to be renovated. The castle has got original floors in most rooms.

The property was used for parts of the film Capo dei Capi (the movie about the infamous Mafia boss Totò Riina) by Cinecitta.

The castle is located 15 km from the regional capital Ragusa, 35 km from the Mediterranean Sea, beaches, port and to the airport in Comiso it is 40 km.

Apart from the seven hectares included in the price, it is possible to buy additional 65 hectares and 500 sq m of buildings, located around 200 meters from the castle.

Property summary

Property number A507


Near Ragusa
97015 Modica, Ragusa

Type Country house
Transaction For sale
Bedrooms 15
Floor area 1500 sq.m.
Land area 700000 sq.m.
Price 1,250,000 €

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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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