Real estate complex, former district prison, situated in the municipality of San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore, in the Province of Pescara, close to the National Park of Majella. The building, built with public funds, was completed in 1994 and given to the Penitentiary to be used as “District Prison”. The property, not utilized for years, is in an abandoned condition.
Prison structure never utilized and made up of a building for detention complete with service homes and three small buildings for accessory functions. The entire compendium is surrounded by a continuous concrete wall. The main body, that develops itself on two levels above the ground, with an internal courtyard, is made up of 24 areas each with its own toilet, as well as rooms for common activities, refectory, tv and library rooms, rooms destined for nursing and medication, kitchen, speaking, judicial offices, guardian activities. The main structure is in reinforced concrete and doesn’t present clear signs of structural damages, while the finished parts are in terrible conditions and need consistent interventions. The current urban tool in the Municipality of San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore includes the property destined for “General Equipment” of common interest (hospital, prison, headquarters of judicial offices, compound) however, it is possible, with the adoption of a variation to the General Regulatory Plan, to transform it into a touristic and hotel facility.
The Rea estate complex is situated in the periphery of the urban area of San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore (1,911 inhabitants), in the province of Pescara, in the pedemontano area of the Majella and the Morrone, in contrada San Rocco, at 1 km from the historical centre of the town. The surrounding area is characterized by the presence of houses. The zone is easily accessible SR-487 and is 8 km from the exit “Alanno-Scafa” of highway Parchi Pescara – Roma. The residential centre of Caramanico Terme (PE), famous thermal locality in Central Italy is 6 km from the property, while Passo San Leonardo, skiing locality in the Majella, is 15 km away.