Villa Cripta, House with a Crypt, Italy

Villa Cripta, Italy - House with a crypt

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

Visited April 2015 Italy Abandoned

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
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
Villa Cripta, Italy – Amazing hall with columns and ornate ceiling
Villa Cripta, Italy - Hallway with steps
Villa Cripta, Italy – Hallway with steps
 
Villa Cripta, Italy - Columns line the grand hall
Villa Cripta, Italy – Columns line the grand hall
Villa Cripta, Italy - Grand room with amazing ornately painted ceiling
Villa Cripta, Italy – Grand room with amazing ornately painted ceiling
Villa Cripta, Italy - Bedroom with ornate ceiling
Villa Cripta, Italy – Bedroom with ornate ceiling
Villa Cripta, Italy - White tiled bathroom
Villa Cripta, Italy – White tiled bathroom
 
Villa Cripta, Italy - The chapel above the crypt
Villa Cripta, Italy – The chapel above the crypt
Villa Cripta, Italy - The chapel above the crypt
Villa Cripta, Italy – The chapel above the crypt
Villa Cripta, Italy - The crypt contains the family elders
Villa Cripta, Italy – The crypt contains the family elders
Villa Cripta, Italy - Winery still contains barrels
Villa Cripta, Italy – Winery still contains barrels
Villa Cripta, Italy - Barrels for wine making
Villa Cripta, Italy – Barrels for wine making
Villa Cripta, Italy - External view of winery
Villa Cripta, Italy – External view of winery
 
Villa Cripta, Italy - Rooms upstairs in the winery are crumbing
Villa Cripta, Italy – Rooms upstairs in the winery are crumbing

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