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Near Certaldo: a Beautifully Located Property in the Heart of Tuscany

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A short drive along a country lane lined with cypresses, leads to the property (500 m dirt road). Casale Elsa dates back to the 19th-century. The original building was just the Tower, built to see the arrival of strangers. Through the years, the structure has been enlarged to its present form. Once a modest farmhouse with barn it has been completely restored in 1992 and converted into seven rustic apartments. The property, immersed in the magical atmosphere of the Tuscan hills, is surrounded by vineyards, olive groves, fields of sunflowers, cherry trees, walnut trees and woods. On return from a day out, you can relax with a swim in the pool, enjoying the nature and the peace of the estate. The pool is set in middle of a large and well-kept lawn.

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The offered apartment can accommodate 4-5 people: 1 living room with dining area and kitchen (dishwasher), 2 double rooms (which can be converted into a twin), 2 bathrooms and an outdoor seating to enjoy an outdoor meal.

There is an outdoor area to enjoy an outdoor meal. The outside area is directly in front of the apartment. If you prefer eating out, you will find in the immediate vicinity a variety of excellent trattorias and restaurants. The nearest restaurant is 1 km from the house, another is 2 km away. A list of good tips in English can be found in your home.

The bedrooms can be arranged as twin or double room. (Please specify when booking how you prepared the bed disposition want). The apartment is equipped with satellite TV, dishwasher and small wall safe, has a hairdryer in the bathroom, floor or ceiling fans in the bedrooms and fly screens on the windows. There is a laundry room, a barbecue area, the access is provided privately and with automatic entrance gate, the parking lot has a shade roof.

Casale Elsa is a perfect starting point to explore Tuscany: situated in the heart of Chianti, the major attractions of the region can easily be reached. It is only a 15 minutes' drive to the jewel of San Gimignano, and within an hour you can reach both Florence and Siena. Closer are some lesser-known treasures: On the next hill lies the romantic old town of Certaldo, abuzz each July with its medieval pageant, the Mercantia, during the summer months concerts and art exhibitions are hold here. In Certaldo (4 km) you will find all kind of grocery shops, a supermarket, post office, banks, bars and restaurants. In the other direction lie San Vivaldo, a Franciscan monastery with its 13th century chapels, and Montaione, whose pedestrianised old centre is packed with shops and restaurants.

The villa's location only 4 km from the railway station of Certaldo is a good base to visit Florence and Siena even without a car: You can park your car in Certaldo (free parking behind the railway station) and take the train in both directions. During the week, trains to Florence/Siena and back go regularly (approx. every 1.5 or 2 hours). The train ride takes less than an hour. In Florence the train will take you to the main train station which is right in the centre of Florence - it is just a short walk from the station 'Santa Maria Novella' to the Cathedral or the Uffizi. In Siena the railway station is located approx. 3 km from centre, and you have to take a bus to reach the old town on top of the hill. One hour of driving takes you to the sea.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Schlafzimmer 1: 1 king

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  • Schlafzimmer 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Additional bed if more than 4 people: € 50 per person per week. Please ask for prices for occupancy by only two people!...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Satellite TV, Internet WIFI connection, small wall safe, kitchenette with four hotplates, small countertop, dishwasher, small oven / grill, electric coffee machine, fridge with freezer, hairdryer, standard lamps or ceiling fans in the bedrooms, fly screens on the windows. Furthermore, there are the following amenities: laundry with washing machine and ironing facilities (payable locally use), barbecue, driveway with automatic entrance gate, parking lot with shade roof, garden, patio and pool....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Building Type

  • Farmhouse
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid season 1
Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
7 night min stay

€890

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €127 Nightly

Low season
Sep 27 - Nov 3, 2015
7 night min stay

€750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: €107 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rent includes: bed, bath and kitchen linens, bath towels changed twice a week (Tuesday and Saturday), water, electricity, gas, Internet WIFI connection, pool cleaning service. Rent does not include: security deposit, heating, additional beds, final cleaning.


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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Florence
3 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Certaldo
80 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Livorno
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golf Ugolino Florence
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Certaldo
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Poggibonsi
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Certaldo
55 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Pisa

Car: Necessary

Please note: The Google Map shows only the approximate location.

Casale Elsa is a perfect starting point to explore Tuscany: situated in the heart of Chianti, the major attractions of the region can easily be reached. It is only a 15 minutes' drive to the jewel of San Gimignano, and within an hour you can reach both Florence and Siena. Closer are some lesser-known treasures: On the next hill lies the romantic old town of Certaldo, abuzz each July with its medieval pageant, the Mercantia, during the summer months concerts and art exhibitions are hold here. In Certaldo (4 km) you will find all kind of grocery shops, a supermarket, post office, banks, bars and restaurants. In the other direction lie San Vivaldo, a Franciscan monastery with its 13th century chapels, and Montaione, whose pedestrianised old centre is packed with shops and restaurants.

The villa's location only 4 km from the railway station of Certaldo is a good base to visit Florence and Siena even without a car: You can park your car in Certaldo (free parking behind the railway station) and take the train in both directions. During the week, trains to Florence/Siena and back go regularly (approx. every 1.5 or 2 hours). The train ride takes less than an hour. In Florence the train will take you to the main train station which is right in the centre of Florence - it is just a short walk from the station 'Santa Maria Novella' to the Cathedral or the Uffizi. In Siena the railway station is located approx. 3 km from centre, and you have to take a bus to reach the old town on top of the hill. One hour of driving takes you to the sea.

 

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About: Please ask for the link of our website to get more information. Thank you!

Why Certaldo:
Farmhouse with barn converted into seven rustic apartments surrounded by vineyards, olive groves.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
In the heart of the Chianti region, halfway between Florence and Siena: a great location for daytrips in all directions. Florence and Siena can even be reached without a car because the train station of Certaldo is just 4 km away.


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Speaks: english, german, italian

 

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