Anthony Cestra, Agent in NYC - Compass

Anthony Cestra

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About Anthony

Antony’s approach and understanding of real estate comes from his extensive training in Architecture. Having worked at Foster + Partners, one of the most innovative architectural design practices in the world, Antony Cestra developed his passion for real estate by viewing the market from a wide angle in order to provide his clients with an educated and tailored design solution.

Raised predominantly in Italy, Antony honed his design and building skills from apprenticing at his father’s construction company, which established, at a very young age, his hard work ethics and perseverance in the attention to details.

As a New York City based Architect, ocean explorer, yogi practitioner and non-profit advocate, Antony has built a solid network of local and international contacts by embracing his customers needs with his positive energy, ambition and understanding of their lifestyles, enabling him to successfully achieve their goals.


Abadia a Rofeno, Siena, Italy

Price $4,427,022.80 / Euro 3,800,000.00
Approximately 22,000 sqft and 7.4 Acres +/-
14 rooms - 20 services (toilette) - 2 kitchens - 2 dining room - 2 TV lounges - 1 library - 1 internal elevator
*Possibility of construction of housing units on the land annexed

The Rofeno Monastery is a unique architectural jewel set in the Tuscan hills, located in the Crete Senesi area. It is about 20 kilometers southeast of Siena, 100 km from Florence and 200 km from Rome.

The property includes a church, restored in the external and structural parts, a thermal power plant, an artificial lake for the collection of rainwater and about 3 hectares of land, richly planted with, olive trees, holm oaks, mulberries, laurels, and pomegranates. Nearby is the Monte Oliveto Maggiore, whose archive still kept important documents concerning the life of the Abbey. The Romanesque chapel dedicated to Santa Maria and the SS. Giacomo and Cristoforo (to be restored), once housed a precious altarpiece by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, depicting St. Michael the Archangel killing the dragon, a splendid wooden tabernacle and an ancient crucifix. Today these works are kept inside the Corboli di Asciano museum, easily reachable from the Abbadia.

The courtyard, enclosed between the arches of the cloister and the nave of the church, is completely paved with Sienese brick and contains two wells. On the east side of the Abbadia there is a large open space of about 500 square meters which is a natural panoramic terrace from which one can see the succession of valleys towards Asciano, Rapolano and Serre di Rapolano and on the other long panorama that extends to the summits of the Amiata.

The Abbadia has a large master apartment in the central loggia of the first floor with a living room, large kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has nine comfortable double bedrooms and a single bedroom, all equipped with every comfort, furnished with sober elegance and antiques in each one. The large bathrooms are made of travertine from the Crete Senesi. Also on the first floor, there are two other rooms with services, already restored and furnished. In the spaces once used as stables, a splendid library - music room has been created, where small meetings, cocktails and even very private and exclusive convivial occasions can be found.

For more information regarding this property please contact:
Antony Cestra
Signature Team


Villa Gaudia, Florence, Italy

Price: € 3.700.000,00 / $4,334,102.30
approximately 1,150 square meters
44.7 Acre +/- of land
5 Bedrooms / suites - 5 Bathrooms - 8 terraces - Outdoor Park

Immersed in the green Tuscan countryside and surrounded by about 44.7 Acre +/- of land, there is the Villa Gaudia. Located in San Donato in Collina (Bagno a Ripoli) in the residential municipality of Rignano sull'Arno, this beautiful villa is 18 Km from Florence and 260 Km from Rome

The fantastic building dates back to the 70s and is a private property, managed as a family-owned "Villa Rental" for the rent of the five rooms-suites located on the ground floor of the structure. It develops in approximately 1,150 square meters. On the ground floor, there is the living room, mezzanine, kitchen, 5 rooms-suites, 5 toilet facilities, and closet / disengagement. Located in the basement is the recreational party venue, wardrobe area, recreation area and stores. Outside is the porch, external wooden pergola, 8 terraces, swimming pool and outdoor park.

All the rooms are well lit through large windows, where on the ground floor there is a large terrace covered by a wooden structure integrated with the roof. The building presents aesthetic and formal finishes with precious materials that is unmatched by any other property.

For more information regarding this property please contact:
Antony Cestra
Signature Team


Castello Ribano

26.5M Euros

The castle, surrounded by beautiful vineyards, is perched on a beautiful and charming hill. Built in 1580 by the monks of Camaldolese, as a summer residence, half a fortress and half a convent, it responded well to the needs of the religious who wanted to restore themselves in body and spirit in this place.