If you've always dreamed of relocating to the Italian countryside, real estate website Technocasa's recent listing for 10-room whitewashed cottage on the outskirts of the Medieval hill town of Perugia might strike your fancy.
However, there's a catch.
The Via della Pergola home hit the market just before Christmas for $500,000, boasting stunning views of the surrounding hills and close proximity to the University for Foreigners. But as listing agent Vincenzo Russo tells the UK's Telegraph, interested buyers are likely to have "macabre curiosity" since the house is where British university student Meredith Kercher was murdered six years ago, leading to the conviction, then acquittal, of her roommate, American student Amanda Knox.
Crime scene tourists need not apply, however, Russo says, noting that the two-story home, which he's selling on behalf of Aldalia Tattanelli, a pensioner who inherited the house from her father, is in “excellent condition," includes two separate properties, one acre of land and enough parking space for seven cars.
Kercher was a student in the town in 2007 when she was found murdered, with her throat slit in her bedroom at the house.
H/T: NY Daily News
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