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Beautiful Villa with Private Pool in the Heart of Tuscany

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

'Casa Campana' (The Bellhouse), a recently renovated 17th century quarrystone house, is part of a small privately owned hamlet only 2.2 km from the charming wine producing village of Castellina in Chianti. Castellina is known for its rich history and its shops and restaurants, where locals and visitors gather to celebrate the bounty of the Chianti region. Its central location (35 km to Florence, 25 km to Siena, 150 km to airports in Pisa or Bologna) makes it a perfect starting point for all sightseeing trips.

Set aside on the north end of the estate from the few other houses, 'The Bellhouse' will help you realize your dream of real Tuscan country living. This enchanting stone house built on several levels into the hillside offers a large terrace as well as a vine-covered patio, a private pool (5m x 9m x 1.5m), extended leisure areas with a gazebo and a view of the surrounding hills from its sun-drenched position.

Ground floor: living room with open fireplace, library with satellite TV, DVD player, stereo, CD player, service room with toilet, washing machine, maintenance room.

Two steps down there is a dining room, and fully-equipped, recently remodeled kitchen.

Upstairs: 4 bedrooms: 3 with large beds (two single mattresses in one frame) 2 with ensuite shower and bathroom, and 1 bedroom with two single beds.

The property extends over 86.5 ha (approx. 300 acres) and is part of the natural resort of 'Oasis del Chianti,' the only no-hunting zone in the area with an amazing variety of fauna and flora. An island of absolute peace and privacy and the perfect starting point for short or long tours on local roads through the world famous vineyards, forests and olive groves of the Chianti Classico region.

Its close location to the main highways makes it perfect for all kinds of day excursions to places like Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Greve, Lucca, Pisa and even for extended day trips to Rome (3.5 hrs. drive) or Venice (3 hrs.).

The house is surrounded by a large, well-maintained garden with dozens of flower pots, ornamental trees (pomegranite, olive, fig, etc.)and citrus fruit trees.

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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • Villa

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books:

    Hundreds of books in English....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    lots of puzzles!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Pool towels also provided....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In the house, not shared...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    New fireplace insert, 2017...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    We can arrange to have a catering service prepare meals in Casa Campana....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils


  • Deck / Patio:

    Two patios adjoining the house, plus a large patio by the pool....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


Write a review 4.8
from 10 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$3,150 $13,000
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  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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30 Miles
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25 Miles
Nearest Train

We can help arrange winetastings and visits to wineries, tasting of local products such as pecorino cheese, wild boar salami, extra virgin olive oil, jams and other homemade specialities, hiking, hunts for wild asparagus in spring and mushrooms in autumn and winter, winemaking activities in September /October & olive picking in November /December, opera, theatre, open air summer festivals and concerts, museums.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Erin and I bought Casa Campana in 2006 after renting it for several summer vacations. I run a small book publishing house and Erin is a freelance college text editor. We have lived at Casa Campana four months each year since buying it.

Why the Owner Chose Castellina In Chianti SI, Italy:
The location is amazing -- close to Florence and Siena, yet in the Chianti Classico wine growing region, one of the most beautiful areas in Italy. Our house is actually in a nature preserve, so we have many birds, deer, boar, etc., and even fireflies during early summer.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The private pool is the best feature in the summer. Most similar rentals offer shared swimming pools, but ours is completely private and has a lovely view to the north towards Florence.

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Speaks: english, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Casa Campana

    Casa Campana

  • The bell (campana) above the small chapel

    The bell (campana) above the small chapel

  • Front view

    Front view

  • New kitchen, 2nd view

    New kitchen, 2nd view

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Bedroom 1 with private bathroom

    Bedroom 1 with private bathroom

  • Private bath for bedroom 1

    Private bath for bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 2, 2nd view

    Bedroom 2, 2nd view

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Bathroom shared by bedrooms 3 and 4.

    Bathroom shared by bedrooms 3 and 4.

  • South patio

    South patio

  • Local vineyard and olive grove

    Local vineyard and olive grove

  • Private swimming pool

    Private swimming pool

  • Front entrance

    Front entrance

  • New kitchen, 2011

    New kitchen, 2011

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Living room, 2nd view. New bookshelves, lights & TV, 2012

    Living room, 2nd view. New bookshelves, lights & TV, 2012

  • Bedroom 1, 2nd view.

    Bedroom 1, 2nd view.

  • Bedroom 2, with private bathroom

    Bedroom 2, with private bathroom

  • Private bathroom for bedroom 2.

    Private bathroom for bedroom 2.

  • Bedroom 4, two single beds

    Bedroom 4, two single beds

  • North patio

    North patio

  • Local road

    Local road

  • Winter scene

    Winter scene

VRBO #64607

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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