A noble castle surrounded by quintessential Tuscan scenery
The Castelnuovo Tancredi Estate represents luxury living in an authentic area of Tuscany, spreading over 600 hectares of rolling hills in the Montalcino area of the famous Siena region. This exclusive aristocratic castle underwent extensive renovation over a period of two years; however, it still preserves the charm and tradition of a historical property that dates from 1315.
The property is surrounded by 8 hectares of vineyards and extensive cereal areas for oil production. Castelnuovo is a model of agrotourism as it maintains the unspoilt atmosphere created by the stone farmhouses and fully conserves nature by using organic agricultural methods.
The surrounding area is filled with oaks, farmland, olives and vineyards; therefore, guests are immersed in the traditional Tuscan landscape. This exclusive accommodation comprises a main villa and a tower. The castle grounds include extensive manicured lawns and a beautiful Italian-style rose garden.
Quintessentially Tuscan, the road leading to the entrance of the estate is flanked on each side by iconic cypress trees.
Guests are able to admire the breath-taking views of the charming countryside from their own private swimming pool. There is a pool gazebo and recliners to bask in the sun. There are various seating areas and also an al fresco dining table to gather with family and friends for a delicious meal.
Entering the castle, guests will be welcomed by an entrance hall with a stone fireplace, beamed ceilings and a reception throne that dates back to the 1500s. The ground floor features a dining room with an antique fireplace and a large table that can accommodate up to 16 guests. There is also a fully equipped kitchen and a small sitting room.
Castelnuovo’s sleeping quarters comprise eleven bedrooms spread across the main villa with its attached tower and the nearby guest house. The main castle includes three master bedroom suites, four double bedrooms and one twin room. In the separate guest house there are three additional double en suite bedrooms.
The guest house is located in the surroundings of the main villa and is attached to the antique church. This two-storey house, suitable for six additional guests, features its own American-style open kitchen and two living rooms with fireplaces (one on each floor).
For the guests’ entertainment, they can choose to be active on the tennis court or learn about Tuscan cuisine. To take care of guests’ needs there are staff available round the clock.
First Floor: 3 x master double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower 1 x twin/double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with large shower
On Request: 1 x small single bedroom with shared bathroom
Second Floor: 1 x double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower
Third Floor: 1 x double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bathtub & shower 1 x twin/double bedroom with shared bathroom
Tower Room: 1 x master bedroom with 2 large single beds, a living room and en-suite bathroom with bathtub/shower
GUEST HOUSE (VICAR’S COTTAGE)
Ground Floor: 1 x twin bedroom with small living room and en-suite bathroom with shower
First Floor: 1 x master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower 1 x twin/double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower
Things to do and see in the area:
Sightseeing in Florence, Siena, Pienza, Montepulciano, Lucca Hot air ballooning over the Crete Siennese and departure from nearby town Horse riding Trekking through the countryside “the Francigena way” Wine tastings and tours Mountain bike excursions on the eroica bike route through the Chianti countryside Palio horse race in Siena (July and August)
Distances (approx.): Closest shops/restaurants (Buonconvento) – 4 km Nearest golf course – 27 km Siena – 20 minutes’ drive Pienza – 30 minutes’ drive Montepulciano – 40 minutes’ drive Florence – 1.5 hours’ drive Rome Fiumicino Airport – 2 hours’ drive Pisa Airport – 2 hours’ drive NB: Access to the castle is on a well-maintained and gated gravel road
Disclaimer: the location on the map may be approximate due to privacy reasons.
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