Prestigious Castle for sale in Siena Tuscany
Castello La pertica - Siena, Sovicille - Tuscany
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Prestigious Castle for sale in Siena Tuscany

Castello La pertica - Sovicille, Tuscany
Price On Application
  • Buildings Surface: 1450 Sq.m.
  • Size of land: 979000 Sq.m.
  • Number of rooms: 13
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Energy class: E
  • Energy Performance Index: 189,91 kWh/(m²*a)
  • Guest House:
  • Cellar:
  • Year of construction: 730
  • Property conditions: good
  • Distance from town center: 2000 Mt.

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 mod,
rnized, 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.
There is the possibility of splitting the land around and buying only a part of it.
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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.
The territory of the Province of Siena is one of the richest in artistic and natural wonders in Italy. In ancient times, this same territory was the Republic of Siena, which was independent from 1100 to 1559, when it came under the dominion of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. The hilly landscape has many vast woods and agricultural lands with vineyards and olive groves.
From the Valdelsa territory it is easy to reach world-renowned art cities such as Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, San Gimignano, and Volterra. The valley Val d’Orcia is a hilly area bordering on the north-west with Crete Senesi, on the east with the valley Val di Chiana, and on the south with Mount Amiata (the most important ski resort in southern Tuscany) and with the Province of Grosseto. The Chianti area, world-renowned for wine making, is the piece de resistance of the Province of Siena.
A wide valley, through which runs the river Orcia and which has many small towns surrounded with greenery, this land has been a main stage in medieval Tuscany, an influence which is felt to this day.
The medieval small towns and abbeys, built as small forts or strongholds, are wonderful tourist locations today.
Montalcino, Pienza, Radicofani, San Quirico d’Orcia, Bagno Vignoni, and Castiglione d’Orcia are beautiful and well-known destinations. Show more Show less


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