Fractional ownership or whole ownership of beautifully restored and reconstructed farmhouse villas on an historic 4200 acres or 1700 hectare estate close to Siena. For those who desire to live the Tuscan lifestyle, Castello di Casole is a five-star luxury resort and residence club currently under development by Timbers Resorts, leaders in the emerging category of luxury, boutique resorts.
Respectful of their heritage, these villas are being painstakingly restored and reconstructed to their original charm and further enhanced with modern amenities. Residences are organized around a series of glass-tiled, infinity-edge pools and hand-set stone patios complete with wood-burning ovens. Indoor spaces range from approximately 4000 to 7000 square feet or 350 to 750 square meters. Outside and in, one can trace the centuries across the hand-set loggias, terracotta vaulted ceilings and attention to exacting detail which makes each villa an individual expression of art and architecture. The farmhouse villas range from 3 to 5 bedrooms and include a private infinity-edged pool. Furnishings are a collection of the finest interior appointments from local artisans and antiquities gathered from throughout the region.
Located within easy proximity to Siena and Florence, this historic estate is also home to the 18th century Castello, opening in spring of 2010 as an intimate 41-suite, plus luxurious penthouse, hotel. Formal and casual dining venues, terraces, pools, artisan shops and a world-class spa and fitness center will be available for an Owner’s enjoyment
Features and Benefits
A Signature Development of Timbers Resorts
Luxury residence club and resort
Traditional Tuscan architecture and interiors
Airport transfers, private chefs and dining upon request
Language and cooking classes
Extensive private trail system
Guided regional day trips
Grape and Olive harvesting
Wine and Olive Oil
Out of more than 60 in the province of Siena, Castello di Casole was singled out as a leader Model Game Reserve for its thriving vegetation and animal populations, including hare, pheasant and deer. Within this setting, Castello di Casole’s more than 88 acres, or 41 hectares, of working vineyards surround the residences growing SanGiovese, Cabernet, Merlot and Petit Verdot grapes. Wine is produced in limited quantities for Owners and their guests, and there plans are taking shape for a Vintners Experience. Add to this extra virgin olive oil, which is also produced on the estate for owners’ enjoyment.
The Timbers Collection is a portfolio of small, private, luxury resort properties in the world’s most sought-after ski, golf, beach and scenic countryside locations. These exclusive destinations combine hassle-free second-home ownership with the services and amenities of a five-star hotel.
Owners at Castello di Casole have access to all of the acclaimed properties in the Timbers Collection. By enrolling in the Timbers Reciprocity Program (TRP), Owners can use a simple online system to trade vacation weeks at Castello di Casole for vacation weeks at other destinations within the Timbers Collection. Current properties in the Timbers Collection include:
Esperanza Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico;
The Orchard at The Carneros Inn, Napa Valley, California;
The Rocks Club, Scottsdale, Arizona;
The Timbers Club, Snowmass, Colorado
Castello di Casole, Tuscany, Italy
And coming soon:
One Steamboat Place, Steamboat Springs, Colorado;
The Preserve at Botany Bay, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Other added benefits for Owners of Timbers Collection properties include Sentient Jet access, Hertz Rental Car Gold Membership and special benefits, access to special guided trips by BACKROADS and numerous other delights.