Former barracks and border post, the building is made of three levels above ground and a basement and is located in the alpine village of Montespluga, near the crossing to Switzerland, at 1.908 metres altitude.
The building, made of three levels above ground and a basement, has an appurtenant area used as parking place and a sentry box formerly used to control the border crossing.
It has a masonry structure, double pitched roof, facades with exposed stones and trapezoidal sheet metal. The inner walls are plastered and covered with wooden planks. The single-glazed windows have wooden double-leaf fixtures and metal shutters. The estate is equipped with oil heating, electrical system, fire protection system with powder extinguisher and water system.
It consists of 7 rooms in the basement, 4 rooms with entrance and toilet on the ground floor, 5 rooms with entrance and toilet on the first floor, and 5 rooms with toilets and utility rooms on the second floor. The second floor is an attic with ridge height of 4 metres and eave height of 0,75 metres.
The real estate is included in an area classified as T6, where accomodation facilities and ancillary services are favoured by the Town-planning regulation.
Former border post, the estate is situated in the Splügen Pass, one of the most important alpine crossings at the border between Italy and Switzerland. The Splügen Pass is renowned for its wonderful natural setting and its ski facilities.
It is situated at 1.908 metres altitude and at about 14 km from the small quaint village of Montespluga with its artificial lake, in one of the most popular cross-border hiking routes used especially by Swiss and German tourists to reach renowned holiday resorts like Madesimo in Italy and Splügen in Switzerland.