Ref. 1405 - Countryside of Siena

€ 1.500.000,00

  • MunicipalitySiena (SI)

  • Square meters1200

  • Bedrooms6

  • Bathrooms7

  • Garden m29000

  • PoolNo

  • Distance from the center15 km

  • CondominiumYes

This ancient castle for sale is located just a few kilometres from Siena in Tuscany, surrounded by a spectacular view; the first certain date is 731 d.c. when it was assigned to the Lombard king Liutprand. Later, the castle became one of the possessions of the Lombard family 'Ardegheschi' whose domain stretched between the Tyrrhenian sea and Siena, infact the area was named "County Ardenghesca". Their possessions were centered on some castles, including this for sale and many other fortified villages.
In the thirteenth century the Republic of Siena subdued the Ardengheschi family and the Castle passed under the Sienese domain. Later the Count Andrea Tolomei became the new owner.
For sure there are documents that testify the history of the building back from the 12th century and in time has been occupied by some of the most powerful families in the region of Siena.
Once eclipsed the Republic of Siena the castle passed in the hands of the Florentines under the monarchy of the family Dei Medici.
In the eighteenth century began its restructuring following the purchase by the noble Borghesi family and after many others transfers of property and a long tormented history, this castle today appears unique and mysteriously beautiful, full of historical charm which has been perfectly preserved.

A characteristic road leads to this luxurious castle, from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view and a stunning landscape; the imposing front door gives access to a room with the staircase leading to the main floors.

The castle is spread over four levels and is composed as follows:
-ground floor with large entrance hall, study, kitchen, two bathrooms, wine cellar;
-on the first floor there is an apartment with living room/kitchen, two bedrooms , two bathrooms;
-On the second floor the noble area: wide and bright living area, two bedrooms, two bathrooms
On the third floor: living room, two bedrooms and a bathroom, in this plan there is the passage to the roof characterized by battlements, a traditional element of medieval military architecture.

The Castle has a gross area of 1200 square meters and includes also an outbuilding of approx. 75 sqm ( ground floor: living room, kitchen, two first floor bedrooms and bathroom ).

Property is surrounded by 9000 sqm of land by luxuriant vegetation including oak trees, holly oaks, limes, and Mediterranean shrub.
In this enchanting location one can enjoy privacy and peacefulness, with the unique charm of a historic castle in which all modern commodities perfectly integrated with its medieval architecture and style.

Two separate annexes to renovate with a total gross surface of approximately 550 square meters and other 98 hectares of land can be purchased separately by the same owner.

  • White road3 km

  • Rooms15

  • Energy ratingG

  • GarageYes

  • Parking spacesYes

  • ConditionerYes

  • ChimneyYes

  • HeatingLPG

  • WaterPrivate well

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