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Countryhouse Wiht Panoramic View, Private Pool, Large Fenced Garden, Bbq, Wi-Fi

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Last updated: 07/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Villa PetrAlexa is a renovated barn, with natural stone, original beam ceilings and glass doors which offer a pleasing mix in a comfortable environment spread over two floors, granting all the comforts of a modern house.

The PRIVATE POOL, ideal for children, is within the fenced garden, with sun beds for each party member and a comfortable hammock under the gazebo.

On entering the house you find yourself in the spacious lounge area with fireplace, sofa corner and Sat Tv.

The kitchen is an open area with dining table for groups of up to 7 persons.

The main bedroom has a double bed with access to the garden through a large French window and an en suite bathroom.
It also includes a sofa bed – perfect for a couple with child.

On the first floor, there is a spacious loft area of which to the right is a twin/double bedded room with access to the above terrace and garden, and an adjacent bathroom.
On the landing itself are two single beds with its own bathroom.

Free Wi-fi, English library and DVD's for children are at your disposal.


BUT ABOVE ALL … WHAT MAKES A HOLIDAY AT PETRALEXA AN UNFORGETTABLE MEMORY?
the people you will meet ...
* our Chef Maria Rosa and it's great menus, and her passion in teaching you the secrets of the Tuscan cuisine
* our lovely housekeeper Piero and his art of preparing the fire for a pizza
* our local guide with his weakness for this unique area of Tuscany and all the fascinating stories and anecdotes he can tell you
* our passion for cycling and walking! We have many nice itineraries to suggest you
* our personal experience of the area: we can help you in your choices and plans to make the most of your time and experience the real Tuscan way of life!

Surrounded by a wide garden between centuries old oak trees, the villa provides wonderful views over the hills, the vineyards and the famous village Vertine.
Many shaded areas, the gazebo with sun beds, the barbecue area offer different opportunities to best enjoy the outside environment.

LOCATION:
Villa PetrAlexa is situated in the heart of Tuscany, in the Chianti hills, midway between Siena and Firenze reachable respectively in 30 and 45 minutes by car.
Immersed in this famous hills for its wine brand “Gallo Nero”, between vineyards and olive-groves the villa enjoys a position which will permit you to isolate yourself from the rest of the world and take delight of the charm of these land, but with the comfort to have the nearest centre only a short drive away:
Radda in Chianti, delicious small village, with its restaurants and shops, a pharmacy, a bank, a cinema, many bars, Internet Cafe, and many wine and food tasting opportunities.

FURTHER DETAILS INDOOR:
- 180 square meters villa
- Wi-fi
- Washing-machine, dishwasher, iron and ironing-board.
- Safe
- Recreational reading library, games for adults and children, Dvd, Cd player.

FURTHER DETAILS OUTDOOR:
- Swimming pool with outside shower and sun beds for each party member. (7,5mt; width 5,5mt; depth 1,20mt) Closed in Off Season.
- Wide garden with pretty vistas over the countryside, the castle of Vertine, and surrounded by woods.
- Barbecue bbq with outside dining area.
- Gazebo with table, chairs and sun beds, hammock
- Parking for 3 cars inside the fenced garden
- Outside sofa area with beautiful views

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 180 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Ideal for children: fenced garden, no cars passing....moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Please avoid smoking in bedrooms!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    On the attic floor in open area...moreless

  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and single sofabed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds (convertible in double bed) 2 single beds on the attic....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, bidet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, bidet

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  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, sink, WC, bidet. Bedroom 2 with bathroom (shower, sink, WC, bidet). 2 single beds on the attic with bathroom (shower, sink, WC, bidet). Bathroom 4 near the living room....moreless

Other Amenities

  • What makes a holiday at PetrAlexa an unforgettable memory? the people you will meet ... * our Chef and it's great menus, and her passion in teaching you the secrets of the Tuscan cuisine * our lovely housekeeper and his art of preparing the fire for a pizza * our professional tennis teacher and his love for teaching * our local guide with his weakness for this unique area of Tuscany and all the fascinating stories and anecdotes he can tell you * our personal experience of the area: we can help you in your choices and plans to make the most of your time and experience the real Tuscan way of life! * … and our passion for cycling and walking! We have many nice itineraries to suggest you...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    English books available and many brochures, depliants and guides about Chianti and Tuscany...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Children Dvds...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Famous italian music collection...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    DVD's for children...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    countryside view over Tuscany vineyards, woods and small villages...moreless

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Available upon request: 20 Euro/night ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    1 bed sheet,1 pillow case: changed weekly....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking:

    Within the fenced garden. ...moreless

  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    1 bath towel, 1 hand towel, 1 pool towels for each person. Kitchen towels. Weekly change. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood on request, 15 Euro/ cubic meter...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available:

    Try our Chef Mariarosa for a dinner or a cooking lessons!...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Italian and american coffee maker available....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped kitchen for seven persons....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully equipped with a dishwasher, oven, refrigerator, microwave....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    spices, salt, sugar...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    can be rented in Greve in Chianti; they provide transportation service ...moreless

  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gazebo:

    Gazebo and another eating area covered by large parasol....moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf, Firenze Circolo Golf Ugolino, 18 holes. - Via Chiantigiana, 3 (50015) Grassina Fi 63km, 1 hour. Poggio dei Medici Golf and Country Club is located in the green heart of Tuscany...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Private swimming pool with outside shower length 7,5mt; width 5,5mt; depth 1,20mt Pool is opened from May to October included. Sun beds for each party member. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jul 2 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,632

Changeover Day: Saturday

Middle Season
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,106

Changeover Day: Saturday

Low Season 2017
Oct 1 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,579

Changeover Day: Saturday

Middle Season 2017
May 27 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,106

Changeover Day: Saturday

High Season 2017
Jun 24 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,632

Changeover Day: Saturday

Middle Season 2017
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,106

Changeover Day: Saturday

Low Season 2017/18
Sep 30 - May 25, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,579

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,579

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $109.67

Notes:

!!! AGAINST OUR (Owners) WILL, on 31 May 2016 HomeAway introduced a 6% fee percentage of the total rental cost which will be added when you proceed with the online payment.

ON ARRIVAL:

- breakages deposit of 250,00€ CASH to be paid to housekeeper (returned back at departure after check of the villa).

- tourist tax: 1.50€/day/person for the first week. Children under 12 do not pay

Check-in: from 5pm to 7pm

Check-out: from 7am to 9am

EXTRAS upon request:

Heating: 15Euro/night to be paid on departure

Firewood: 15Euro/cubic meter to be paid on departure

Extra house cleaning: 15Euro/h

Extra sheet and towel change: 15Euro/person

Welcome pack: it includes a shopping for a first breakfast for an amount of more or less 30 Euro to be paid cash to our housekeeper at your arrival.

Cooking classes: prices per menu

Dinner cooked at home: prices per menu

Personalized tours: prices per tours


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

85 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Florence
3 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Lecchi in Chianti
60 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Firenze Ugolino
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Montevarchi
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Firenze Impruneta
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Lecchi in Chianti
117 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Grosseto

Car: Necessary

The villa is placed only 1.5 km from the main road (SP114a), in the heart of the Chianti Classico triangle of Radda/Castellina/Gaiole in Chianti, in a very silent position, far away from the main road, in the middle of vineyards and woods.

You can take advantage of the nearby village of Radda in Chianti (6kms from home) with its election of restaurants and beautiful little shops; here you can also find all necessary services for your stay like supermarkets, banks, a pharmacy and medical support.

Lecchi in Chianti with a bar, a restaurant and a little supermarket is only 3kms from home.

Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni are reachable in an easy day-trip.

Nearby there are also plenty of wine-and oil tasting opportunities, castles-and villages tours.

A very strategic position for MOUNTAIN BIKE TOURS!

The most beautiful tours in this surroundings pass just next to our house.

You can choose a different tour each day, between easy and demanding. We have detailed maps of all our favorite tours and can help you in the organisation.

From the villa you can start beautiful RELAXING WALKS in the silence of the area, go jogging on the unpaved road along the woods, and cycle passing vineyards and olive trees.

Or take the car and quickly reach many wine-and oil tasting farms, special restaurants, an ‘Enoteca’ for happy hours with 'bruschetta' and visit the beauties of this country.

Moreover there are horse riding opportunities and itineraries, the Golf Ugolino, 18 holes in Grassina near Florence (63km).

Termal baths - Spa: Terme di Rapolano: 42km, 45min. Terme di Radicondoli: 54km, 1h. Terme di Murlo: 60km, 1h. Terme di Rapolano, San Giovanni: 62km, 1h.

Think about choosing a week in relation to the many YEARLY EVENTS events of this region, for example:

- 'Cantine aperte', last weekend of May: over 800 wine cellars open to be visited for free wine tasting.

- 'Palio' of Siena, 2 July and 16 August: the bareback horse races.

- 'Calici di stelle': 10 August: possibility to delight in 'the raining of San Lorenzo's tears' quality wine and typical quality products in the historical centre and piazzas, among courtyards of unexpected beauty and castles.

- 'Welcome harvest', September: discover the production cycle of wine through walks through the vineyards, visits to the companies, and tastings.

- 'St. Martins day', 2nd week of November: the Wineries will be open to the public for the tasting of the 'Novello Wine' (the new wine of last season)

- Chianti bycicling and mountain biking:

June: 'Chianti Classic' non competitive cycling road race

October: 'L'Eroica', Vintage Race, participants from all over the world

- 'Stelle mercanti', Stars and Merchants. A market held at night with local artisans, hand crafts and music. From 6 PM to 11 PM. Every third Thursday of the months of June, July and August at Greve in Chianti.

... and many other local events...

Once you decide your period of holiday, if you wish we will help you to find out all what’s going on so to fully experience your Tuscan stay!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Hello from Petra and Alexa! We both live in Genoa (north Italy) and manage our parents properties: Villa LisiDor, Villa PetrAlexa, Villa EnriMar, Casa Margit have been our secret places where we spent our regenerative holidays in marvelous natural settings away from daily chaos. We have preserved them jealously, putting all our loving care to make every villa always more comfortable, unique and unrepeatable.

Why the Owner Chose Gaiole in Chianti, Siena, Italy:
Not a long time ago we decided to share them with people who, as we do, love nature, the tradition of simple things and appreciate the care for every little detail, typical of a domestic management. We love to know when people from foreign countries come and appreciate our beautiful land and feel at home when they stay in our villa: that's our greatest satisfaction! ... We warmly welcome you!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Spacious and comfortable, Villa PetrAlexa will permit you to rediscover the luxury of simple things: …wake up in the morning and appreciate the peaceful sound of silence which surrounds you, …enjoy complete privacy in the middle of woods, hills of vineyards and olive groves, …relish a savoury “Fiorentina” cooked on the barbecue in the garden or on the fireplace in the house, …take pleasure in the wonderful garden as the fragrance of rosemary, lavender and sage fills the air. …all this at half an hour from Siena and 40 minutes from Firenze ! Benefits: Tuscany countryside villa in the Chianti hills. Private swimming pool with sun beds (open from mid May to mid October) Tennis court shared with villa LisiDor (same owner) Veranda with bbq for outside meals Large fenced garden ideal for children TV Sat Wi-fi Fully equipped kitchen English library and games Cot and highchair available for free Chef available for dinners cooked at home or for cooking lessons Tennis teacher available Mountain bike rental Guided tours on request Easy day trips to Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and many Tuscan villages Pool keeper and gardener included Welcome pack on request


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Speaks: english, german, italian

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, July 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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