For many, there is no thought more enticing than owning a home in Italy. All the romance and adventure of owning a vacation home in Italy can now be yours with Italian Private Residence Clubs offering real estate ownership and vacation experiences through the popular and proven fractional ownership model. Discover a few of the finest Residence Clubs in Italy from Florence and Tuscany to Rome and beyond.
Castello di Casole
This 4,200-acre historic estate is an unmatched private resort featuring 30 restored farmhouses and a five-star boutique hotel. Castello di Casole is one of the most romantic and enchanting properties within the Timbers Collection. Timbers Resorts has created some of the finest private residence clubs built to date: The Timbers Club in Snowmass, Dancing Bear Aspen, One Steamboat Place in Steamboat Springs, The Orchard in Napa Valley, The Sebastian – Vail, The Rocks Residence Club in Scottsdale and Esperanza in Cabo San Lucas and more. If you are looking for your own slice of the good life in the Tuscan hills, at a luxurious, exclusive, and hidden estate – la bella vita awaits at Castello di Casole.
Here, you will discover masterful residences that reflect the grand traditions of Tuscany’s architecture and design, both indoors and out. Each luxury residence is a unique work of art that is highlighted by traditional architecture and design, luxurious details and furnishings, paired with modern day amenities and conveniences throughout.
The Castello di Casole residences are available through the private residence club program or as whole ownership. Prices range from € 338,000 – 750,000 Euro for Residential Interests; Whole Ownership pricing starts at € 3.7M.
Villa Sant’ Antonio
Villa Sant’ Antonio is an enclave of seven exceptional villas dating to the 18th century. These quintessential Tuscan villas offer an idyllic setting overlooking the estate’s most scenic vineyard, with distant views to Casole d’Elsa and Mensano. While these vacation residences are exceptionally private, Owners will delight in the luxuries and energy of the five-star Hotel Castello di Casole just steps away up a cypress-lined lane.
The villas average 3,000 square feet and feature their own pergola-covered dining terraces and outdoor pizza ovens. A 1/12 fraction is priced a €338k. Owners can rent or exchange up to three weeks a year through the Timbers Reciprocity Program, plus the opportunity to visit depending on availability for up to a week at a time. Annual dues are estimated at €7,717. Limited interests are still available.
The Bargagli Penthouse
The exquisite three-bedroom 3,350 square penthouse at Hotel Castello di Casole is currently being offered in 1/12 interests. The crown jewel of the Castello, originally built by the ancient and noble Bargagli family of Siena, the penthouse is a lavish, living work of art spanning two stories with private terrace overlooking the hotel’s courtyard and the Tuscan countryside. The price for a 1/12 interest is €348k and annual dues are estimated at €8,516 – Limited interests are still available.
Casale San Damiano
A newly released offering in Italian Residence Clubs, Casale San Damiano is a spacious farm villa created in the classic Tuscan tradition with the finest reclaimed materials. Over half of the interests have already sold, but limited interests are still available. Casale San Damiano is a very spacious, warm and inviting four-bedroom, four-and-one-half bath farmhouse with cozy areas to enjoy family and friends, a large fireplace, outdoor wood fired forno pizza oven and an infinity pool with dramatic views to the hillside towns of Mensano and Casole d’Elsa. And, it is just a short 10- minute walk to the Hotel. The property is exceptionally private, save for abundant pheasant, deer and rabbit.
San Damiano is being offered in 1/12 fractions, which entitles Owners to a minimum of four weeks a year plus the opportunity to visit whenever there is availability. Owners can rent up to two weeks a year and exchange up to three weeks a year through the Timbers Reciprocity Program.
Palazzo Tornabuoni – A Four Seasons Residence Club
Florence is one of those rare places in the world where the past and present live harmoniously side by side. The cobble stone streets, palazzos, bell towers, and fortresses of 500 years ago still stand, now home to a thriving and exciting international community. The quest for beauty during the Renaissance, lead by residents such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo – made Florence the cradle of western civilization. Today new Florentine artisans, designers and artists continue to impact the world with their own sense of beauty. At Palazzo Tornabuoni the beauty of the two periods are seamlessly interwoven to create elegant and contemporary homes. Members of Palazzo Tornabuoni enjoy a unique lifestyle born of the best of centuries of Florentine life.
The advent of sophisticated European private residence clubs has arrived in Florence. Palazzo Tornabuoni is an exciting new Four Seasons Residence Club allowing owners to experience Italian life in a 15th century palace located in the heart of Florence. This very elegant property was restored to all its original grandeur and charm. This former home of noble Renaissance families is one of Europe’s most elegant private residence clubs.
Palazzo Tornabuoni members enjoy the ultimate Florentine lifestyle and have access to one of Florence’s most important landmarks, comprised of up to 36 elegant studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom residences. Palazzo Tornabuoni – a luxury living experience beyond any other.