Barberino Val D'elsa, Tuscany, Italy
€113 - €165 per night
€660 - €968 per week
Vacation Villa Rental Description:
This apartment is situated in a former barn, approx. 50 m from the swimming-pool away and 300 m from the hamlet.
Mezzanine ground floor (accessible via 3 steps): dining-room (TV) with fireplace and kitchen corner (American coffee maker).
4 steps higher: double bedroom, bathroom with shower, double bedroom with sofa-bed.
Personal furnished outdoor area with barbecue.
Overall Property Description:
Nice apartments situated on an ancient farming estate dating back to 16th century and owned in the past to noble Florentine families (Gherardini and Pitti). This property is situated in panoramic location in the hearth of Tuscany, a short distance away from San Gimignano, Siena and the Chianti region. The ancient buildings on the estate (a farmhouse, a small hamlet of houses and a barn) have been recently restored and turned into 8 comfortable apartments offering rustic-style interiors. A nice fenced swimming-pool, to be shared among the 8 apartments, is situated just in front of the barn, a few hundred meters away from the main farmhouse and from the hamlet.
Excellent wines are produced on the estate and are available for tasting in the beautiful cellars of the property completely dug out of tuff.
In the hamlet there also are a good restaurant offering local recipes and a charming small ancient church dating back to medieval times.
Distances: Barberino Val D’Elsa and Poggibonsi with all kinds of shops are 5 km away, San Gimignano 15 km away, Florence 30 km Siena approx. 30 km, Volterra 35 km.
At guests’ disposal: fenced swimming-pool (6 x 12 m – maximum depth 1,4 m – open from 01/05 to 30/09 and from 10.00 to 19.30), furnished garden with sun umbrellas, chairs and tables.
Air conditioning available in all apartments. Near the reception there is a gazebo where guests can connect (for free) to Internet with their own computer via wi-fi.
During some months (July and August), the owners of the property offer to their guests a free tasting of their wines. Parking within the grounds.
Extra Services: Baby bed free of charge. Maid service available by arrangement (€ 15,- / per hour to be paid on the spot). Bikes for rent. Wine tasting and guided visit of the cellars. Upon request it is possible to organize cooking classes (min. 4 persons) at € 90,- / per person.
Fees Due at Check in:
Security deposit: € 150,-
Final cleaning: € 60,-
Heating: € 9,- / per day