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Live Your Tuscan Dream in a Little Slice of Heaven

(14 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 double bedrooms with breathtaking views 2 bathrooms fully equipped kitchen

Guests enter from the private parking in a large space including living with two comfortable sofas, tv, fire place and a fully equipped kitchen. The beautiful large terrace has table and chairs for dining 'al fresco', settee and armchairs. Under the terrace there is a large spare room and the laundry. A stairs leads to the upper floor where there are two double bedrooms and two bathrooms, both with showers. The main bedroom has its bathroom 'en suite'. Special care for mattresses to allow guests a perfect rest. The beautiful infinity pool is not far.
In only few minutes you are within easy reach of Castellina and Radda restaurants, shops, boutiques. Both villages have Coop supermarkets for your daily needs. We'll always be there to help you to find the best.
Ovile enjoys complete privacy, in a property of 150 acres off the beaten path yet only five minutes drive from the medieval village of Castellina in Chianti. In the property there are four buildings, the main house where we live, Fienile (VRBO listing 282678), Ovile and the house of our caretaker, Dimitri and his family. From Ovile di Muricciaglia you reach easily all Tuscan beautiful sites. We'll always be there for advice, driving directions, special tips.
One day tours to S. Gimignano, Volterra, Colle Val d' Elsa, Pisa, Lucca, Arezzo. Not to speak of the great choice of wine tours in the villages of Chianti. The list is endless, not to speak of Florence and Siena. Driving a little longer you reach the Tyrrhenian Sea and its wonderful beaches.
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 100 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Children must be constantly supervised by an adult when at the swimming pool. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom with adjacent bathroom: 1 queen

    Upon request twin beds available...moreless

  • Bedroom with bathroom en suite: 1 queen

    upon request twin beds available...moreless

  • The two double bedrooms can be queen or double (twin beds) following guests' request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet


  • The bathrooms while still rustic include modern stainless steel and Carrara marble....moreless


  • Books:

    Ovile as our own house is full of books of all kind....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    It is a satellite TV : channels and programs are limited due to the hilly countryside area....moreless

  • Television:

    There is a TV set at Ovile, the number of programs is limited....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Splendid view over Chianti hills, vineyards and olive groves. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed sheets, pillow cases and everything is needed for very comfortable beds....moreless

  • Living Room:

    There are two sofas, armchairs and a large low table with books and reviews....moreless

  • Parking:

    Ovile has its own parking area, but guests are welcome in the main house's parking....moreless

  • Telephone:

    In case of need, our home telephone is always available....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, kitchen and beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Percolator and Italian Espresso....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Guests find dishes, glasses, utensils and all kitchenware to seriously cook for up to six people....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen in the large living area, is fully equipped with Carrara marble countertops and stainless steel shelves....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Guests find staples items, including spices, condiments, bottled water and paper goods....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    The outdoor patio is fully equipped with settee, chairs and a large terracotta table for alfresco meals....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Ovile has its own deck and lawn and guests can enjoy the vaste space around with tracks, woods, fields. Muricciaglia is a property of 150 acres....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A classic Chianti barbecue grill that uses charcoal or wood....moreless

  • Tennis:

    There are public tennis courts in the nearby villages....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The infinity pool is shared with guests at Fienile, rarely 5, nearly always 4....moreless



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from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,390 $2,994
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Guests are required to pay 1,50€ per person per night for the first 7 nights. Children below 14 years of age do not pay.

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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40 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Castellina in Chianti
90 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Ugolino, south of Florence
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Castellina in Chianti
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Abetone, north of Florence
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Grosseto area

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1991

About the owner: We have been an expatriate family for many years, Franco working for EXXON CHEMICALS and Mimma busy teaching Italian at Bruxelles University and growing a family of three children. We chose Tuscany to retire, thanks to a sum of 'plus' factors such as weather, landscape and culture. We bought a group of rural ruins in Chianti and year after year we brought them back to life, shaping the wild land around. Franco took good care of the abandoned olive groves and now twenty years later, we sell worldwide our extra virgin olive oil. I take care of guests who are coming back year after year and am busy with our culinary program 'Tutti a Tavola' (Everybody to the table) or 'The Tuscan Mammas' (as many American fans have started calling us). Many family members and friends made the same choice and all enjoy warm friendship and camaraderie.

Why the Owner Chose Radda In Chianti SI, Italy:
Because Chianti is the pearl of the charming sophisticated 'rustic' gentle place called Tuscany.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
I can't really put into words the emotions I have experienced here at Muricciaglia: I felt peace at once, I came home.

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Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

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Links to more information:



  • Ovile entrance

    Ovile entrance

  • living


  • doors


  • dining


  • stairs to bedrooms

    stairs to bedrooms

  • bathroom en suite

    bathroom en suite

  • details


  • details


  • infinity pool

    infinity pool

  • our extra virgin olive oil

    our extra virgin olive oil

  • view of Radda in Chianti

    view of Radda in Chianti

  • Ovile west side

    Ovile west side

  • living


  • dining


  • kitchen


  • masterbedroom


  • second bedroom

    second bedroom

  • second bathroom

    second bathroom

  • terrace


  • happy children

    happy children

  • wood ready for the fire place

    wood ready for the fire place

VRBO #654067

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017

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