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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Castelnuovo Berardenga villa description

1/ This is a charming Villa, set amidst an amazing panaroma, being in a perfect location to enjoy a relaxing vacation with family and/ or friends whilst experiencing the unique appeal and attractions of Tuscany.

2/ You can enjoy a special holiday in a small but luxury villa on a beautiful estate in Tuscany, the most famous and visited region of Italy.

3/ The surrounding area in Tuscany has the best in architecture, art, culture, fine food and wine. There are numerous excursions and activities that can be undertaken.

4/ Welcome to Capella di Pancole, part of the prestigious estate of Villa d'Arceno. The residence comprises 3 double bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, a guest bathroom, laundry, kitchen, dining room, living room leading to a grand terrace and private gardens.

5/ The rental rate includes all energy and water costs, the supply of all linens and towels( including pool towels) cleaning costs, consumables ( such as washing powder and dishwasher tablets). It also includes a Welcome Basket comprising good wine, local olive oil,food for the first evening's meal and breafast plus essential food condiments. There is free Wi FI and entertainment facilities provided.

6/ Experience al fresco dining on the terrace watching a Tuscan sunset . Enjoy a drink in the garden or on the terrace experiencing the special ambience, tranquility and scenery.

GROUND FLOOR; Fully equipped and integrated modern travertine kitchen with dining table for 6 persons. Adjoining is a large living room with open fire place and comfortable seating, satellite TV, DVD, music system, i Pod dock / CD and internet/ email access with WI Fi provided free of charge. The living room leads onto an expansive terrace with table and chairs for 8 guests making it ideal for al fresco dining. There are also reclining chairs for those wishing to enjoy the expansive views of the olive groves, ancient hilltop towns, vineyards and mountains in the distance .

FIRST FLOOR; An internal staircase leads upstairs to 2 large double bedrooms. The main bedroom has a queen bed whilst the second bedroom has twin beds convertible to a king bed. Each bedroom has a walk in wardrobe and ensuite travertine bathroom. The main bathroom has a double basin, shower, bath and toilet. In the second bathroom, there is a basin, shower and toilet.

LOWER GROUND LEVEL; An internal staircase leads to a large double room with ensuite travertine bathroom containing basin, shower and toilet. There is a sofa and wardrobe in this bedroom. The laundry is on this level. There are double doors leading to a private courtyard and lawn to the olive grove.

7/ All bedrooms have side tables with reading lamps and are furnished in country style and antique pieces.
Private garden;

8/ The property is fenced and set amid olive trees, native plants and expansive lawn.

9/ The terrace faces in a southerly direction, and there is an awning which provides good protection from the Tuscan sun.

10/ There is also a secluded and partly shaded garden and lawn facing south east, where you can relax on sun beds or reclining chairs enjoying privacy and tranquility .There is an area for outdoor games for children .

POOL; There is a pathway leading to a large private pool ( 19m x 6 m ). It is only shared with the neighbouring property who does not rent to holiday makers and it is rarely used and never busy. The pool is cleaned regularly. The location is peaceful in an uncontaminated environment with unbrella, sunbeds and reclining chairs provided.

11/ There is available in the Villa a guide of amenities and activities. Personal assistance can be given by the hosts to their guests at their request. There are guidebooks and maps available for your use.

12/ Cappella di Pancole was originally the site of the chapel to the local community and was recently reconstructed into a luxury villa. It comprises locally sourced materials combining timber beams, cotto ceilings and floors with travertine finishes of a typical villa in the area. These materials blend well with modern, stylish appliances and design to create spacious accomodation with the utmost convenience.

13/ The estate is ideally situated to visit the historic culture towns of Siena ( 25 minutes ), Florence ( 1 hour ) and Perugia ( 1 hour ). From Perugia, one can easily reach interesting towns in Umbria such as Assisi, Gubbio, Spello, Spoleto and Todi.
Other well known Tuscan towns are nearby including Arezzo, Cortona and San Gimignano, all about 45 minutes drive. Montepulciano, Montalcino ( home to Brunello wines ) and Pienza ( World heritage listed ) are all about 50 minutes drive. Volterra is about 1 hours' drive and Pisa and Lucca 2 hours away.

14/ Being situated in the Chianti Classico region, there are many good vineyards, picturesque towns and scenery within easy driving distances.

15/ The market town of Castelnuovo Berardenga is close with the choice of supermarkets, local shops, banks, restaurants and medical services. The charming villages of San Gusme, Villa a Sesta and Montebenichi, which all have good restaurants and bars are within 10 minutes drive. The World heritage site of the Crete Senese is only 15 minutes away.

16/ Cappella di Pancole is situated on a 1,100 hectare estate with more than 30 villas and farmhouses dotted amongst nature reseves, vineyards, olives and woodlands. The Tenuta di Villa d'Arceno is a high quality wine producer and exporter. There is an unique feeling of grandeur and serenity about the estate. The main Villa on the estate originates from 17th century, having been owned by an aristocractic Senese family. There are interesting walks and bike riding can be undertaken within the estate .

17/ The estate is situated only 7 ks north of the Siena - Arezzo motorway. The airports of Florence and Perugia are about 75 minutes drive . Pisa and Bologna Airports are about 2 hours by car .

18/ A car is recommended . A driver can be arranged for interesting excursions .


Keywords: Villa

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Villa
  • 210 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            There are substantial grounds for outside activities as well as indoor games...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is not permitted inside...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • King size beds (2) Convertible to twin/single beds (4), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Convertible to king beds ( 2), Child Beds (1) Cot provided on request...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Available on prior request...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Toaster
          • Oven
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Washing Machine:

            Fully automotatic front loader washing machine...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            towels including pool towels provided...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            convenient covered parking for 2 cars...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            open fireplace with firewood provided...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            firewood provided free of charge...moreless

          • Parking:

            covered carport for 2 cars...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            ceiling fans ...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Heating
          • Living Room seats 7
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • On arrival guests are presented with a complimentry welcome basket of local house wine and Pancole olive oil from the estate as well as essential items In bedroom 2 and 3 ,there are king beds convertible to twin/ single (2) beds. Large terrace, patio and garden offer the prospect of private sunbathing. The swimming pool is located in a private setting. The lower ground level offers its own privacy away from the terrace and garden. Central heating is available but is not needed in high, mid and autumn seasons and rarely needed in the other season periods. For the cooler months, in particular, firewood is provided free of charge . There are ceiling fans in the upstairs bedrooms for use during warmer summer evenings. The villa has very thick walls of stone and is well ventilated throughout the summer . Usually the evenings are temperate with a prevailing gentile breeze ....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                Indoor & outdoor games...moreless

              • Books
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Video Library
              • Video Games
              • Television

              Communications

              • Internet:

                unlimited Wi Fi access provided free of charge...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    Pool is shared with neighbouring property but is rarely used ( not used for holiday rent) . It is never busy . Pool is cleaned regularly...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    large 38 sq metre terrace for dining , entertaining and relaxing...moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    3 bicycles are available for use on the estate roads...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Patio outside lower gound level bedroom...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                  • Rural
                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Churches
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Golf
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Easter, 2015
                  Apr 4 - Apr 11, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,400
                  Early spring
                  Apr 12 - May 1, 2015
                  5 night min stay

                  €2,100
                  Spring
                  May 2 - May 22, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,400
                  Mid season rate
                  May 23 - Jun 19, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,600
                  High season
                  Jun 20 - Aug 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €3,150
                  Mid season
                  Aug 30 - Oct 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,600
                  Autumn
                  Oct 3 - Oct 30, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,100
                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  €2,100

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Deposit of 25% rental amont upon making booking with balance payable 1 month prior to arrival.


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                  Location

                  90 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Florence
                  9 Kilometres
                  Nearest Train
                  Rapolano Terme
                  6 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Siena - Arezzo Super Strada
                  110 Kilometres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Castiglione della Pescala & Punta Alla
                  2.5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  San Gusme
                  30 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  La Bagnaia Resort tuscan living golf & spa
                  2.5 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  San Gusme

                  Car: Recommended

                  The Chianti region is famous for its food and wine and apart from an excellent choice of restaurants, there are cooking classes and wine tasting for those enthusiasts .

                  There are numerous galleries, exhibitions, artisan shops / factories, market shopping, outlet shopping, sightseeing of medieval towns, monastries, and churches that can be visited.

                  For more active persons, there are 2 golf courses within 3/4 hour, horse riding, bike riding ( 3 bikes provided) both on and outside of the estate, walking and swimming. There are thermal spas only 5ks away and massage for those wishing to be indulged.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: David and Karen are Australians, who have been visiting Tuscany for over 15 years. They enjoy the history , art, architecture, culture, food and wine that the region offers. When the opportunity arose for them to purchase a property on this famous estate they were very much attracted to its peaceful location, as well as its close proximity to the famous historical towns of Tuscany.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  Luxury private accomodation in a stunning location situated in and close to some of the most beautiful countryside and famous towns in the world. The owners have a vast knowledge of the area and all its wonderful amenities. They also have good personal connections with local restaurants and vineyards. David & Karen can advise guests important travelling considerations prior to or during their stay . They are available to pass on their knowledge if so requested.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, italian

                   

                  Photos

                  • Cappella di Pancole in spring

                    Cappella di Pancole in spring

                  • Lounge room with TV/ DVD / music system on right, leading onto covered terrace.

                    Lounge room with TV/ DVD / music system on right, leading onto covered terrace.

                  • Villa illuminated under the Tuscan twilight.

                    Villa illuminated under the Tuscan twilight.

                  • morning sun shining on the estate vineyards

                    morning sun shining on the estate vineyards

                  • Closer view of Main bedroom with designer finishes

                    Closer view of Main bedroom with designer finishes

                  • Bedroom 2 with king bed convertible to 2 twin/single beds

                    Bedroom 2 with king bed convertible to 2 twin/single beds

                  • Bedroom 3 with king bed convertible to 2 single/twin beds

                    Bedroom 3 with king bed convertible to 2 single/twin beds

                  • View from terrace to hilltop medieval towns, vineyards and olive groves

                    View from terrace to hilltop medieval towns, vineyards and olive groves

                  • Closer view of large pool from opposie side

                    Closer view of large pool from opposie side

                  • Spectacular panoroma to Tuscan hills and distant mountains.

                    Spectacular panoroma to Tuscan hills and distant mountains.

                  • Lounge room /dining table in background . TV, DVD & music system on left side

                    Lounge room /dining table in background . TV, DVD & music system on left side

                  • Dining table with modern fully integrated kitchen in the background.

                    Dining table with modern fully integrated kitchen in the background.

                  • Pool ( 19 x 6m ) in tranquil setting

                    Pool ( 19 x 6m ) in tranquil setting

                  • Cypress alley on historic estate

                    Cypress alley on historic estate

                  • Main bedroom with cotto floor/ceilings and painted timber beams

                    Main bedroom with cotto floor/ceilings and painted timber beams

                  • Main bathroom.  (modern recently built luxury travertine finishes)

                    Main bathroom. (modern recently built luxury travertine finishes)

                  • Bathroom 2 ( modern, recently buit travertine finishes)incl shower, basin, wc)

                    Bathroom 2 ( modern, recently buit travertine finishes)incl shower, basin, wc)

                  • Bathroom to Bedroom 3( recently built travertine finishes,shower, basin,wc )

                    Bathroom to Bedroom 3( recently built travertine finishes,shower, basin,wc )

                  • Alfresco dining on terrace looking on olive groves, cypress trees & woodlands.

                    Alfresco dining on terrace looking on olive groves, cypress trees & woodlands.

                  • Terrace with spectacular views to woodlands, olives, vineyards and hilltop towns

                    Terrace with spectacular views to woodlands, olives, vineyards and hilltop towns

                  • Walled garden and entrance to Villa

                    Walled garden and entrance to Villa

                  • Autumn on estate vineyards.

                    Autumn on estate vineyards.

                  VRBO #385218

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

                  €300 - €450 per night (EUR)
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                  3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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