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A width of 12,000 square meters, enclosed and separated from the public streets by walls that surround the entire area of ​​the castle. A green area that develops in front of and behind the villa, with different historical functions, today destined entirely as a park.

The large courtyard in front of the main entrance of the building once had a different appearance and served to perform both a traditional agricultural and representative function from which the various access routes to the gardens branched off, both the rear and the more hidden ones. alongside the side towers. Once partly paved for beating grain, the area also housed a farmyard with pets and was used for all productive work, such as bagging products or shelling legumes.

The service buildings that once served as a farm, residence of the steward, a colombara for the breeding of pigeons, greenhouses and barchesse with arcades, whose intervention by Andrea Palladio will lead them to have a significant architectural importance thanks to the connection with the main building. In the barchesse there were carts, tools, warehouses, shops, stables and craft workshops.

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