Press & Accolades

  • Home & Garden

    Set in the heart of Tuscany, this new farmhouse, built from reclaimed stone and brick, sits harmoniously in the idyllic countryside. ...Casali di Casole, an estate of 4,200 acres dotted with farmhouses, set among vast fields and olive groves.
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  • The Times

    ... or with Timbers' Casali di Casole in Tuscany, we have been getting inquiries about Aspen." he says. "There's also an increasing appetite for serviced properties where you can just show up and everything's ready for you...
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  • The Wall Street Journal

    Sean Daly, a retired partner with a major accounting firm, has a lot o practice working with fractions. Now he has used that skill to amass a portfolio of vacation homes in pie-chart slices: one-tenth of a ski home in Vail, one-twelfth of an oceanfront retreat on Hawaii’s island of Kauai, and one-twelfth of a centuries-old villa in Tuscany. Added together, the three fractional properties–which he takes turns using with other fractional owners–cost over $1 million.
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  • Brides

    Set in the rolling hills of Tuscany, the heated infinity pool at Casali di Casole (a 10th-century castle turned five-star boutique hotel) boasts unobstructed views of vineyards and olive groves. Magic hour feels just that much more, well, magical while gazing upon the idyllic countryside with a glass of private label wine.
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  • Forbes.com

    If you’re traveling to Tuscany, (Elma) Beganovich suggests staying at Casali di Casole—a medieval castle turned into a hotel. “It’s a beautiful castle in Tuscany,” she says. “It’s on a hill, and it has a vineyard surrounding it.” According to Casali di Casole, the castle was built around the end of the 10th century. Beganovich says she enjoyed walking around the grounds and taking in the scenery during her quiet and relaxing stay there. “The castle felt like you were staying in a museum,” she adds.
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  • Forbes.com

    If you’re traveling to Tuscany, (Elma) Beganovich suggests staying at Casali di Casole—a medieval castle turned into a hotel. “It’s a beautiful castle in Tuscany,” she says. “It’s on a hill, and it has a vineyard surrounding it.” According to Casali di Casole, the castle was built around the end of the 10th century. Beganovich says she enjoyed walking around the grounds and taking in the scenery during her quiet and relaxing stay there. “The castle felt like you were staying in a museum,” she adds.
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  • Travel + Leisure

    Most hotel and resort proposal packages expect the trip to have a fairytale ending. But at Casali di Casole — A Timbers Resort, in Italy, there’s a back-up plan. If your significant other isn’t wooed by the extravagant stay at this restored castle (or the bottles of estate wine, personally-designed engagement, romantic candlelit dinners, and rose petal baths) — the rejected guest can enjoy a half-hour drive in a Ferrari.
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  • LA Travel

    As we pulled of the main road we looked up to the hillside and there she was, quintessential Tuscany and luxury at it’s finest. Castell di Caseole – A Timbers Resorts was in our sights and it was a grandiose as the pictures portrayed it to be. As we pulled into the driveway it all set in, our Tuscan adventure was bestowed upon us. This ravishing hilltop castle took our breath away once on the grounds, the cypress tree lined paths led us to the front door of our humble abode for the next few days.
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  • Unique Homes

    Casali di Casole – A Timbers Resorts (Europe's No. 1 Resort as ranked by Travel + Leisure) which recently hosted Unique Homes for three beautiful nights to experience its magic firsthand. What we discovered was a perfectly placed paradise offering the finest level of service imaginable. The setting is storybook. Through a cypress-lined drive up to a hilltop in Siena, a Middle Age castle from the 10 century serves as the core of the hotel and resort, "we are very, very lucky, because we are in the heart of Tuscany, " says Gabriele Olla, senior sales manager. Some of the world's best wineries are very close as are Michelin-starred restaurants – Florence is an easy 45-minute drive. But visitors and residents hardly have to leave the 4,200-acre estate.
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    Forbes.com

    If a stay in a luxury approximation of a tiny historic hamlet is your goal, book a few nights at Casali di Casole. The hotel is tucked into the countryside 40-minutes south of San Gimignano. Accessed by a meandering road lined in stately cypress trees, this 5-star property dazzles first-time visitors when they crest its hilltop setting. This 4,200-acre castle turned boutique hotel, has been lavished with numerous travel industry accolades. The estate’s namesake building harkens back to the 10th century when it was erected and christened the Querceto Manor. During the 1800’s, the noble Bargagli family of Siena assembled properties surrounding the Manor, and the estate grew to include nearby farms rich in wheat, corn, olives, grapes, and livestock. The castle fell into disrepair before undergoing a major renovation in the 18th century, resulting in the structure that is now Hotel Casali di Casole.
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