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  Property ref. 1115
  PISTOIA center, 258 SQM NOBLE FLOOR APARTMENT consisting of a beautiful large living room of 105 square meters with a height of Mt 8 with 4 large windows, kitchen connected to the mezzanine floor by a characteristic basement, utility room, 2 large bedrooms with a loft for a total sq.m 30, hallway, 2 bathrooms.
  PISTOIA historical center
  258 sq.m
  Storage room outside the apartment. Exclusive parking in the courtyard. Cellar in the basement.


The original core settlement of Pistoia was built on a type of floodplain formed by sediment from the Ombrone stream. While it is true that this initial Roman oppidum was built to support the troops on the occasion of the Liguria Wars, there are also traces of earlier populations and ethnic groups in the area. Though it did not yet exist at the time of Hannibal?s invasion during the Second Punic War, the town soon took on noteworthy importance, thanks to its position on the Via Cassia. After becoming a territorial district of the Byzantine Empire, the town fell to the Longobards, whose presence is still well documented by local place names. The Germanic domination gave way to that of the Franks, albeit peacefully, and a closed, self-sufficient type of economy became the norm for the town: feudalism arrived, with the Counts of the Guidi and Cadolingi families fighting over possession of Pistoia and the surrounding territory.

In the 12th century, a newfound wellbeing led the population to increase fourfold, and trade also grew. But Pistoia?s good fortune irritated Florence, which tried to take advantage of large-scale political motives, such as points of conflict between the Papacy and the Holy Roman Empire, in order to openly challenge the enemy city, which was ultimately forced into subjugation by Florence. In 1348 the plague broke out in Pistoia, as it did in the rest of Europe as well, inflicting large demographic and economic losses, a situation that remained unchanged until the 17th century, when Giulio Rospigliosi, a native of Pistoia, was elected Pope under the name of Clement IX.

The city?s definitive revival came under the Lorena family, and it became increasingly independent, to the point where, during the wars of Italian Unification, it dared to move against the Austrians. In the nineteen-twenties, when the fascist regime designated Pistoia as one of the new provincial seats, Mussolini chose the city because of its reputation of devotion to Italian unity and resistance against foreign occupiers.

.Classe energetica: G
.Indice di prestazione > 165,78
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