The Piccolomini estate lies only 9 Kms away from Siena, plunged in an unspoiled area between Chianti and Val d'Orcia. It's an ancient medieval fortress dating back to the year 1000 that became the private dwelling of a noble family in the 15th century.
A long cypressed alley runs along the slope creating a schenographic access to the manor palace located on the top of the hill where it enjoys a fantastic open and wide panorama.
The position is ideal, conveniently located amongst some of the most famous Tuscan Towns such as Siena (9 km), Monteriggioni (17 km), Castellina in Chianti (32 km), Colle di Val d'Elsa (36 km), Asciano (38 km), Rapolano Terme (39 km), Gaiole in Chianti (45 km) and Montalcino (48 km).
In less than one hour you can reach the Tyrrhenian sea (Follonica lies 74 kms away) and Florence (78 km).
The quick road Siena-Firenze is accessible in 8 Kms whilst the closest airports are Florence (88 km), Perugia Sant'Egidio (125 km) and Pisa (172 km).Description of buildings
The property is surrounded by more than 9 hectares of land where the ancient buildings stand, sheltered by the boundary stone walls.
The dwelling has a total surface of about 1.838 sqm gross divided between the spa (348 sqm) and the guests area (1.490 sqm) with 20 indipendent units for a total of 31 bedrooms.
In addition to the above surface there is also a stone farmhouse to be restored and some annexes.Condition
The property is in perfect conditions, it has been restored respecting the original structure to add utmost value to the historic charm of the complex.Outdoor space
A beautiful park with groomed lawn surrounds the Manor palace and the adjacent buildings. The alley connects the residential area to the ancient chapel and divides the park between the characteristic courtyard with well and the swimming pool-relax area. Out of the boundary walls a tennis court is located in discreet position.Usage and potential
The complex is currently used as high end tourist accommodation, also as location for important events and venues thanks to its scenographic spaces.