Villa Cripta, House with a Crypt, Italy

An abandoned house in Italy with its own winery, chapel and even a crypt where the family elders were laid to rest.

Villa Cripta, Italy - House with a crypt
 

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Villa Cripta is an abandoned house in Italy with its own chapel and crypt. The house was clearly built by a wealthy family, the older generations of which were laid to rest in the crypt below the chapel.

Villa Cripta, Italy - External from the front of the house

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Villa Cripta, Italy – External from the front of the house

The house itself contains some very impressive rooms with ornately painted ceilings. The reception hall is lined with columns.

There is also a winery and stable block within the grounds. The winery still contains large barrels for wine fermentation and storage.

Villa Cripta, Italy - Amazing hall with columns and ornate ceiling

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Villa Cripta, Italy – Amazing hall with columns and ornate ceiling

Villa Cripta, Italy - Hallway with steps

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Villa Cripta, Italy – Hallway with steps

Villa Cripta, Italy - Columns line the grand hall

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Villa Cripta, Italy – Columns line the grand hall

Villa Cripta, Italy - Grand room with amazing ornately painted ceiling

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Villa Cripta, Italy – Grand room with amazing ornately painted ceiling

Villa Cripta, Italy - Bedroom with ornate ceiling

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Villa Cripta, Italy – Bedroom with ornate ceiling

Villa Cripta, Italy - White tiled bathroom

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Villa Cripta, Italy – White tiled bathroom

Villa Cripta, Italy - The chapel above the crypt

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Villa Cripta, Italy – The chapel above the crypt

Villa Cripta, Italy - The chapel above the crypt

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Villa Cripta, Italy – The chapel above the crypt

Villa Cripta, Italy - The crypt contains the family elders

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Villa Cripta, Italy – The crypt contains the family elders

Villa Cripta, Italy - Winery still contains barrels

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Villa Cripta, Italy – Winery still contains barrels

Villa Cripta, Italy - Barrels for wine making

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Villa Cripta, Italy – Barrels for wine making

Villa Cripta, Italy - External view of winery

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Villa Cripta, Italy – External view of winery

Villa Cripta, Italy - Rooms upstairs in the winery are crumbing

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Villa Cripta, Italy – Rooms upstairs in the winery are crumbing

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