The Ancient Abode Residence of Art is situated in the commune of Torrita di Siena to few kms. from Siena, Pienza, Montepulciano and Cortona.
It's an ancient Suburb in stone of the XIV century positioned on a splendid hill inserted in a landscape of rare beauty surrounded by cypresses and secular olive groves.
The Residence of Art is an historical abode that rises nearby to a 400 church (inside we can celebrate weddings and religious ceremonies), that gives the name to the suburb Knoll Madonna of the Olivo .
The principal characteristic of the Residence of Art, that offers a service of bed and breakfast or the whole house , is to give a sojourn in a place rich in works of art both pictorial and sculptural (around 300 the exposed works) positioned in all the inside environments and in the park, a sort of cultural trip among the art of the past and the present.
The Suites :
Each Suite is particular and different from the others.
Mislead in wood, fireplaces, arcs and old boundaries in stone brought to the ancient shines, from an accurate restoration, cohabit together with meaningful works of contemporary art and design creating a particular atmosphere that conjugates the poetry of the past with all comforts of the present.
The splendid suites are all endowed with bath with shower and hair dryer, frigobar, Tv, gardens and independent entries that lean out on an absorbed hill in a sea of olive groves and secular cypresses in front of an enchanting panorama.
Services And Courses :
Painting courses, cultural tour in the most important cities of the Tuscany, wine tours in Montepulciano, Montalcino, and Chianti area, massages in the small relax area, excursions with horse, convention with a swimming pool (45 m X 15 m) near the property, well-being treatments personalized in the thermal centre of Montepulciano, private parking, etc. are some of the other services for every customer, for a stay full of refinement, calm and beauty.
How to reach us :
From Florence or Roma : Take Autosole A1 tollway and Exit at Val di Chiana and follow signs for Torrita di Siena.
When you come into Torrita di Siena, take the left fork in the road to Pienza, then go straight up hill towards the arched gateway into the town (not left). Turn right at the gate and go around the wall.
Then turn sharp right at the sign tutte le direzioni and go downhill and turn left at the sign for Residenza D'Arte.
At the top there is a wall and church in front of you. The entrance gate is on your left.
Park and walk up around the wall and up the stairs to the front of the property.
Reception is inside the second building on your left.