Press & Accolades

  • Peter Greenberg Cover

    Casali di Casole — ʻA Timbers Resort is a restored Italian castle-turned-boutique-hotel on a 4,200-acre country estate in Tuscany. The castle dates back to the year 998 AD, when it was known as Querceto Manor and often hosted Siena’s political exiles until it fell into decline in the 15th century... Today, the estate includes 41 hotel suites, the Bargagli Penthouse, the Farmhouses, the Tuscan Hotel Villas, a game preserve, 88 acres of vineyards, and 13 acres of olive groves.ʻ
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  • The Sunday Telegraph Cover

    The Sunday Telegraph

    Five-star Casali di Casole, a 50-minute drive from Siena, offers a b&b package including suite accommodation, a three-course dinner at the hotel, a three-hour tour of Siena, dinner in a contrada (city quarter) and balcony seats near la mossa (the start and finish line).
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  • Brides Magazine September 2016 Cover


    Casali di Casole, once the private estate of an aristoratic family, and the ʻ60s home of glamorous Italian film Director, Luchino Visconti. This resotred Estrucan castle commands a hilltop position, tucked away in the picture-perfect Tuscan countryside surrounded by cypress tress, olive groves and Chianti vineyards.
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  • Harper's Bazaar India August 2016 Cover

    Harperʻs Bazaar

    The Casali di Casole is a dazzling revelation in stylish living: The rooms are exqusitely done up, the staff is enthusiastic and obliging, and its dramatic pool overlooks rolling Tuscan hills. At sundown, as I head for a meal in its Michelin-blessed restaurant, Tosca, the estate is aglow in saffron light.
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  • Destination I Do Cover

    Destination I Do

    If you’ve decided on or are considering a honeymoon in Italy, there are countless amazing resorts and hotels to choose from. To help narrow your search, why not take your trip over-the-top and book accommodations that also offer romantic, bonus packages? Luckily, there is one resort in Tuscany that checks all the honeymoon boxes – Casali di Casole – A Timbers Resort. The historic 4,200-acre estate features restored Tuscan farmhouses, a 41-suite boutique hotel (complete with a world-class spa), ten hotel villas and a luxurious penthouse. Once you’ve checked in, you might not want to go anywhere else since the estate also includes a model game reserve, 88 acres of vineyards, 13 acres of olive groves and an expansive trail system.
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  • Variety Magazine December 14, 2016 Cover

    Variety Magazine

    Casali di Casole, a vast, historic estate in the achingly scenic heart of Italy's Tuscany region, near the fabled citeis of FLorednce, Chianti and Siena, has released a limited number of farm properties for purchase. Prices range from about $5.5 million to $8.5 million.
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  • Variety Magazine Cover

    Casali di Casole, a vast, historic estate in the achingly scenic heart of Italy’s Tuscany region, near the fabled cities of Florence, Chianti, and Siena, has released a limited number of farm properties for purchase. Prices range from about $5.5 million to $8.5 million. Timbers has developed the estate to include fractional or whole ownership of a variety of residence types: hotel-adjacent villas, 28 farmhouses (each with a glass- tiled swimming pool), and 10 farm properties that span 100-160 acres of cultivatable land. Buyers can purchase one of the farm properties with an existing ruin ready for restoration, or they can opt to custom-build a new home. Each farm will be managed and maintained by the estate’s extensive agricultural team, which will plant and harvest crops at no expense to the owner.
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  • Gentry Magazine

    At the heart of Hotel Casali di Casole is a storied castle that dates back to the year 998. The hotel offers 41 luxurious hotel suites in a range of styles and sizes; or guests may choose from one of the Hotel Villas just steps away. Or, for a bit more privacy, choose one of the Tuscan Farmhouses set on hillsides throughout the 4,200-acre property.
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