Property of the Day: Radicondoli Siena, Italy
THE PROPERTY: This 2,000-hectare estate has an extraordinary mediaeval castle and two beautifully renovated villas at its heart. It also comprises hunting ground, farmland and vineyards for wine production.
THE LOCATION: Deep in the Tuscan countryside near Siena, the estate borders three separate municipalities – Radicondoli, Castelnuovo Val di Cecina and Montieri – all accessible via long stretches of Mediterranean scrub and woods.
THE INTERIOR: While the main castle is in need of renovation, the two villas have been sympathetically restored by a leading architectural studio and have a comfortable, homely feel.
WHY WE LOVE IT: It’s hard to know where to start: essentially, we’re fantasising about giving up our day jobs in favour of leading the life of a Disney princess in a fairy-tale castle, drinking glasses of wine produced on site, relaxing in the enormous outdoor pool and strolling through the lush gardens of roses and medicinal plants. We could go on…
BUY IT NOW: €35,000,000 (approx. £30,412,794) with Italy Sotheby’s International Realty
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