A fairy castle nestled in the heart of beautiful Tuscan countryside with stunning views across Siena and the gentle Tuscan hills.
This unique property boasts ancient origins, in fact, its name was mentioned in old historic documents dated 1st December 731.
This fabulous castle, surrounded by lush woods, with panoramic views over the city of Siena and the picturesque Tuscan hills, has a net surface area ( walking area) of 600 sq m well arranged over five floors.
Inside it provides comfortable and elegant accommodation comprising two apartments, one on the first floor consisting of a large bright living room, bathroom and two spacious bedrooms ( Giunti's bedroom and Petroni's bedroom) with views across the woods, both in quite tranquil position where the only sound you can hear is the birdsong, and another one on the main "piano nobile" floor that consists of a large entrance-hall with access to the 2 elegant and aristocratic bedrooms ( Tolomeo's bedroom and Ardengheschi's bedroom) both with en-suite bathroom.
On the top floor there is a large bright attic with open fireplace, an ideal room where entertaining your guests, while on the ground floor we find the main entrance-hall, a dining room, a lounge, two bathrooms and a fully fitted kitchen. A spacious, old cellar is in the basement.
Each room provides relaxing and elegant areas where we can still admire ancient open fires, old cotto floor tiles ( some of which dating back to 1000 A.D) stone staircases and other authentic original features which have been successfully maintained till nowadays making this property unique.
Included in the property is a guesthouse of approximately 70 square meters arranged on two levels, that in the past used to be a stable, comprising two bedrooms and bathrooms on the first floor and kitchen with dining area on the ground floor; a cottage of 450 square meters to be internally modernized, the ancient Church of 150 square meters. All the properties are then surrounded by the wonderful park of oaks, holm oaks, linden trees, Mediterranean maquis, entirely recited, which reserves corners of absolute privacy and peace.
Ideal place for those who want to live in an environment rich in history and charm with modern comforts, a stone's throw from one of the most beautiful cities in Italy or for those wishing to undertake a high-level accommodation business.
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This property benefits from an absolutely unique convenient location, nestled amid Tuscan countryside, well known all over the world for its stunning beauty, yet within a few kilometers from the city of Siena and only 5 kilometers from one of the most luxury golf courses in Italy. Thanks to its private secluded position, this castle guarantees a complete privacy to its guests without being away from the rest of the world, in fact the nearest village is reachable within 5 minutes' drive and Siena is 10 minutes', while the main cities of art such as Florence, San Gimignano, Volterra, Pisa ( to name but a few) are all within a short drive. Furthermore, for those who love the sea, the Tuscan seaside with its clear blue waters and dramatic landscapes, is easily reachable within an hour's drive. For those who use to travel, the international airport of Pisa is only 150 km away and is well connected to the property by the modern motorway network. The city of Siena is one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities of art in Tuscany, known all over the world for its “Palio di Siena”, an ancient horse race dating back to 17th century which takes place during July and August each year in the famous “Piazza del Campo” main square, a square of unrivalled beauty. Siena is itself a sort of open air museum, with its ancient Towers where you can enjoy a stunning panorama, its historic palazzi, its old town streets with local shops selling traditional food. Siena is said to have been founded by Senius, Remus' son, one of the 2 legendary founders of Rome, thus you'll find many statues throughout the city representing its old origins.