Castello delle Quattro Torra

Apartment and B&B

Castelnuovo Berardenga (Siena)

Restaurant, Cooking Lessons, Truffle hunting







Situated at the edge of the tree-filled, full of tree line to the east of that Vignano available in a series of villas, woods and olive groves to the more stark and less-populated area of ​​the Crete Senesi, the Castello delle Quattro Torra with its four angular towers and battlements, the beautiful and austere courtyard, reminiscent of the Town Hall, and the characteristic stairway, the attention and arouses the curiosity of anyone passing through this area near Siena.
At the beginning of '300 was owned by the family Cinughi, aristocratic feudal family.
During the war of Siena (1555), the castle saw eventful vicissitudes: tradition has it that you had the the Marignano lodged and these misfortunes were lost in the opulent surroundings of which had endowed Giovanni Bichi.
With the fall of Siena history of Quattro Torra is ended with the return of peace was only a country house picturesque and tranquil, that still gives the landscape of the area an original touch and recalls a time not so long ago, yet in many ways tormented by the struggles that have always poisoned the peaceful enjoyment of so many goods that God has placed at the disposal of men. Since 1885 it is inhabited and conserved by the Ponticelli family.
Recent studies suggest that the Castello delle Quattro Torra is the same as depicted in the Good Government by Ambrogio Lorenzetti's frescoes in the Palazzo Pubblico of Siena (1339).
Once through the front door, all'nterno imposing medieval courtyard in the open, overlooking the first floor, at guests disposal, an independent apartment with a panoramic view composed of a double bedroom, a small kitchen feature in a compartment tower, a living room with fireplace and sofa bed for two. The beams of the ceiling, the terracotta flooring, the antique furniture make the atmosphere comfortable and refined. Included are a dishwasher and a washing machine.
The price includes linen, water, electricity, gas and heating.
In the apartment manor, where the period decor helps create a fairytale atmosphere that takes you back in time, from the charming living room with fireplace and comfortable sofas, it leads to the two guest rooms and elegant sitting area where Blue is served breakfast. It is available to guests for reading the adjoining Library Lounge, where you can enjoy the view of a magnificent panorama in silence full of peace and tranquility.