Real estate complex, former convent "San Gabriello", built in the first half of the 18th century, one of the richest examples of Baroque introduced in Capua in the 700s.
The building, thanks to its location, is well adaptable to be used for functions that are compatible with touristic and hospitality uses.
The property named “Former convent Saint Gabriello”, built in 1734 is part of a larger complex located in the historical centre of Capua, has restrictions of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage according to the Legislative Decree n°42/2004 (registered with the ID
CED0018 of the Historical and Artistic properties of the Province of Caserta).
dei Beni Storici Artistici della Provincia di Caserta). The building for centuries used as a convent of the Carmelitane Scalze Nuns, at the beginning of the 900s passed to the management of the Municipality, and the Convent was transferred to another site.
The building, that is in mediocre preservation conditions, is realized on three levels above the ground. It presents the classical implants in courts, with ground floor and first floor destined to be used for public and representation functions, while the second floor is partially to be used as terrace, from which it is possible to see the Provincial Museum of Campania and the close Church of Saint Placida, and in part under the ceiling, at present in rural condition. The connection between the various floors is guaranteed by an internal stairway from which you can access from the common courtyard. There is no lift. From the back part of the courtyard you can access the garden of small dimensions.
The property is located in the Municipality of Capua (18,484 inhabitants), in the Province of Caserta (923,445 inhabitants), in the historical centre in via Duomo. The City of Capua is on the side of the Volturno River, position that historically is strategic, at the foot of Mount Tifata. The naturalistic and environmental value of the territory goes along the Volturno River. The Historical and cultural patrimony is considerable: of particular interest is the small historical centre that still today keeps its original implant.
Capua distinguishes itself for its architectural and monumental elements. The property is
about 10 km from the exit “Capua” of Highway A-1 (Milan-Rome-Naples), from which you can easily reach Naples (that is 43 km away) and Rome (190 km away); the railway station is about 3 km from the property, and guarantees connection with the cities of Naples, Caserta, Cassino and Rome. The international airport “Capodichino” of Naples (7th Italian airport with 8.6 million passengers in 2017), is 36 km from the city.