Il Casello is located on a very large agricultural estate producing olive oil, wine and wheat. The house is surrounded by the Sienese hills with views of stone houses, cypresses and umbrella pines. There are spectacular 360 degree views. The house is furnished with a combination of antiques and modern.. There are the original beams and terracotta floors and high quality fabrics. Just ten minutes from Siena, the newly redone ss#326 can take to Arezzo or Cortona while the nearby ss # 2 will take you to Montalcino and the Val d’Orcia. For those wanting to go to Florence, the Florence – Siena autostrada is minutes away. The Chianti hills with its vineyards is a short drive north. This elegant villa is ideal for family reunions or for a group of friends. Larger groups can also rent the nearby Villa Vico Basso which can accommodate 4 people.
Vico Basso can be seen in the apartments and cottages page.
Ground Floor: Large living / dining room with several sets of doors to the outside – Large fully equipped eat-in kitchen – Half bath – Twin bedroom (can be made a king) with en-suite bath, low ceilings-ideal for teenagers.
First Floor: Large double living room with fireplace and doors to dining loggia with stairs to courtyard and barbeque – Five double bedrooms (can be made as twins) with en-suite baths and views of the countryside
Outside: Original paved courtyard with barbeque and wood burning oven for bread and pizzas – Grapevine covered pergola for al fresco dining – additional tables and chairs around the gardens – 24 x 48 ft. swimming pool with outside shower and changing room
Facilities: washing machine, dishwasher, SAT TV, CD player, telephone, fax & Wi-Fi
Staff: Housekeeper three days per week, personal laundry and ironing.
Cooking classes available
Distances: Taverne d’ Arbia (basic shopping) – 5 min., Siena – 15 min., Florence – 1.25 hours.