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The property is surrounded by cypress and oak woods, olive and vineyards, dominating a little lonely valley. It is located in one of the most wooded and well preserved part of Chianti Classico area, between S.Donato in Poggio and Castellina in Chianti. It is easy to see roe-deers, even during the day, istrici (a particular kind of porcupine introduced by the Romans, emblem of one 'contrada' of Siena's palio ) and wild boars during the night. We rent two of our houses, a small villa and a bigger country house, totally independent and separated (on two different levels of the hill) from each other. Both of the houses, surrounded by the green, are fully restored and equipped. One (unit 1019994) can give accommodation to 2/4 people and the other (unit 1228613) up to 8 people. The photos show both the units ; please pay attention to the descriptions. Swimming pool 83 square metres wide shared with us open from the beginning of May to the beginning of October. Minimum stay 3 days, discounts from the second week and for smaller groups in the largest house (in low season). Please email me for price. N.B.: please check the last paragraph (bottom of rates page) for charges (utilities and stay tax) and discounts.
Red house: Barberino Val d'Elsa Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 420494ha
An entrance hall leads to a living room, double sofa bed to change into two different single beds, chimney..., a small separate kitchen, dishwasher, microwave..., a closet with heating and a washing machine, a bathroom, shower and the stairs to the first floor where there is a master bedroom besides a really small room however with six small windows and a chairbed. A covered veranda leading to a wood of cypresses is built around two sides of the house.
Discounts on the second and third week accordingly to the seasons.
Electricity, ca. € 0,35 /kW
Gas for cooking, heating and warm water, ca € 3,9/m3.
Accomodation/tourist tax: €1 daily for each adult for the first 4 nights.
Final cleaning by the renter.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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The property is located midway between Florence and Siena, about half an hour from both. Nearby the numberless charming hamlets, small villages, churches, castles, spots of Chianti Classico region but also S.Gimignano, with the well known tower-houses, the palaces of Colle Val d'Elsa, birthplace of Arnolfo di Cambio, the architect of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Certaldo, where Boccaccio, the author of Decameron, lived, the fortress of Monteriggioni, just a little farther the etruscan Volterra, Montalcino and Val d'Orcia, the area of thermal hot springs like for instance Bagno Vignoni, showed by Tarkovskj in Nostalghia, Pienza, magnificent example of Renaissance 'città ideale'... Excellent wines and food...
Other Activities: monuments and museums, wine tourism...