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1 Rif. 0187

2 Lionard Luxury Real Estate Via dei Banchi, 6 - ang. Piazza S. Maria Novella Florence Italy Tel Fax Tuscany Siena Exclusive Castle For Sale DESCRIPTION This stunning castle for sale dates back to Medieval times and extends for a total of 1800 m2. The luxury property is divided into four apartments, two of which are used by the current owners and the others used as charming guest houses. One of the apartments is located on the first floor overlooking a grand medieval open air courtyard, from other side you can see the elegant Chianti countryside. It has its own separate entrance, one master bedroom, a cosy kitchen in the tower of the building, a living room with a lovely fireplace and a library room. The ceilings have their own original wooden beams, the flooring is in terracotta and the antique furniture all create a comfortable and refined atmosphere. The enchanted atmosphere is complimented by the antique furniture from ages past. The impressive drawing room in the owners apartment, featuring a beautiful fireplace, leads to the guest rooms, and

3 to the elegant dining room and adjacent reading room, where you can admire the magnificent view over Siena and the small medieval hamlets and other properties dotted throughout the Chianti countryside. A truly exclusive home, it is surrounded by an Italian garden cultivated with myrtle, roses and peonies, which is visible from all the castle's windows. An ample outdoor garden area furnished and fully equipped is the ideal place to greet guests and friends in the midsummer nights. TECHNICAL DETAILS LOCATION Situated at the edge of the tree-filled, tufa-soil zone east of Vignano that slopes with a series of villas, woods and olive groves towards the more stark and less-populated area of the Crete Senesi, the Castello delle Quattro Torra with its four angular towers and battlements, its lovely,austere courtyard recalling that of the City Hall, and its characteristic stairway, the castle commands attention and arouses the curiosity of anyone passing through this area near Siena. The castle originally belonged to the Cinughis, an aristocratic feudal family from Siena. During the war of Siena (1555), the castle saw eventful vicissitudes: tradition holds that the Marignano lodged here, and in this unfortunate episode the extravagant furnishings Giovanni Bichi had filled it with were lost. With the fall of Siena, the castle s story ends: with peace restored, it became simply a picturesque and quiet country residence, which still today lends an original touch to the landscape and recalls a time not so long ago but in many ways tormented by the struggles that had always tainted the peaceful enjoyment of so many of the delights God has given to men. Since 1885, the castle has been inhabited and conserved by the same ancient noble family. Recent studies have suggested that the Castello delle Quattro Torra could be the one painted by Ambrogio Lorenzetti in this fresco mural The Allegory of Good Governement in Siena s Palazzo Pubblico. Indoor surface: 1800 m2 Outdoor surface: 16 hectares no.4 apartment bedrooms: 8

4 bathrooms: 9 living-rooms: 5 dining rooms: 2 kitchen: 4 chapel old olive groves woods italian garden Siena 3 km - Florence 65 km - Volterra 47 km - Monteriggioni 19 km - Montalcino 56 km - San Gimignano 42 km - Thermal facilities 2 km - Golf Club 4 km - Florence airport 70 km - Motorway exit E78 2,5 km. Rif.: 0187 Price: On Application

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13 ITALIAN HEADQUARTER Lionard Luxury Real Estate via dei Banchi, 6 - ang. Piazza S. Maria Novella Firenze Italia Tel Fax Lionard Luxury Real Estate MAIL CONTACT DIRECT ENQUIRES Marketing: Office number: Tel Acquisitions and Sales: English department: Tel Mob. +44 (0) Office management: Be-LIONARD: Human Resources: Russian department: Tel U.S.A. department: Chinese department: Tel