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Apartments in the countryside with large garden and amazing swimming pool - Cardisco

Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights




Cardisco, casually furnished in comfortable Tuscan style, is located on the first floor of the villa complex. The apartment includes two double bedrooms with a wonderful view to the vineyards and olive trees, with beds in wrought iron, a bathroom with shower, kitchen and living room. It is perfect for 2 couples of a family with 2 children. On the ground floor, in the outdoor main central court, table and chairs at disposal for the guest of the apartment.

About the property

Casale di Villore

Il Casale di Villore is an ochre stone farmhouse, medieval in origin, situated in the heart of the Tuscan countryside and enjoys a hilltop position from which the pastoral beauty of the countryside is in full view. After painstaking renovations, Villore’s six apartments are now available for holiday rental, each named after a different type of grape in honor of the region’s wine culture. We invite you to pass your holiday immersed in the rhythm and beauty of the Tuscan landscape.

All of the apartments are furnished with antiques and have been decorated by the owner himself who has charmingly combined traditional Tuscan elements with the spaciousness, light and airiness that hallmark modern design.


A large and elegant apartment, Sangioveto’s three floors are comprised of a fully equipped kitchen and large living room with fireplace, two bedrooms with en suite baths, a children’s bedroom and a magnificent tower suite with panoramic views of the countryside. A private wine cellar, stocked with a selection of Tuscan wines, is at the exclusive disposition of the guests of this apartment.


Cardisco, casually furnished in comfortable Tuscan style, is located on the first floor of the villa complex. The apartment includes two double bedrooms, with beds in wrought iron, a bathroom with shower, kitchen and living room.


A private external staircase leads to this cozy apartment, ideal for two guests. The country kitchen with its antique marble countertops and sink, opens into a small living area, spacious enough for a single bed for couples with a young child. A double bedroom with wardrobe and a bathroom with shower complete this apartment.


Apartment Prugnolo encompasses the entire ground floor of the main structure. The sunny kitchen is framed by a brick archway that leads into a large living room with fireplace and two single beds. Prugnolo’s double bedroom, located just across the corridor from the bathroom with shower, has an antique wardrobe and matching dresser.


Located in what was once Villore’s granary, apartment Granaio’s most outstanding feature is its beautifully furnished living room with fireplace, a large dining area, perfect for long evenings of entertaining with friends or family, and a dependence with a double bed. A kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom and a children’s bedroom complete the accommodations.


Frantoio apartment is a part of the complex of Villore. It is situated beyond the country road that crosses our property. It has all the comforts of a home away from home: satellite television, telephone and internet connection

Frantoio 's two floors are comprised of a fully equipped kitchen, living room and bathroom on the first floor, two bedrooms and another bathroom on the second floor. >The apartment has air conditioning. Outdoor private garden space with table and chairs, umbrella and sunbeds (this area is under construction for the next season - 2018). Guests can use also the large garden, the central court and swimming pool of the property, just crossing the road. Private car parking

Hiking, walking and bicycle trails radiate from Il Casale di Villore. Florence and Siena, renown for their art and architecture, are within easy driving distance as is the medieval city of San Gimignano. Traditional Tuscan dishes are on offer in area restaurants and local wineries open their doors to you for tours and tastings.

Our guests are our number one priority and a member of the Villore staff is always on hand to address any problems or simply offer suggestions on how to best take advantage of the beauty of the region. In addition, we are also pleased to organize guided excursions, chef services or cooking class, additional housekeeping and even appointments with our on-call masseuse, guided tours, wine tasting and museums tickets

More Details

Property Manager
Antonio Pagliai
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Antonio Pagliai

I have walked this land for many years and each time I still see something new. The time of day or year does not matter. I love music, paint ...that's why I love Tuscany. Here, in this land, rich with history and tradition, my guest will have my suggestions to enjoy a great vacation in Tuscany.

Antonio Pagliai purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Antonio Pagliai chose Poggibonsi

It was our family residend used, in the past, during the summer period. We had a very great time here, when I was young. Then, the entire complex, was completely restored and we decided to rent it...

What makes this apartment unique

Great view in the tuscan landscape, swimming pool with salt water and terrace, excellent fornitures, help and suggestions by the owner to enjoy your vacation in Tuscany!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have just returned from spending 3 weeks at Casale di Villore, we loved it so much that we have already booked for a week in October and for 3 weeks again next summer! We discovered it while on our previous visit to Castellina in Chianti, as it was recommended by a favourite vineyard of ours, Casa Emma. We booked directly with Antonio who owns the property and the process was extremely efficient. We stayed in the largest apartment, although caters for a large number, we found it excellent for 2 adults and two children as their was plenty of space. The location, between Poggibonsi and Castellina in Chianti is ideal, giving access to a number of major attractions throughout Tuscany. The villa is surrounded by the most beautiful views and sits in stunning gardens surrounded by olive trees and vines, a truly perfect setting.

Antonio and his family were fantastic, Antonio was always on hand to suggest places to visit, restaurants to eat at (which were always fantastic) and to answer any questions we had. I couldn't rate the service high enough.

We have booked a return visit in October to experience the area and accommodation in a different season and have booked again for another 3 weeks next summer. I highly recommended it!
Sep 2010
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Services included:
Water, electricity, linen and towels, use of laundry, use of barbecue, final cleaning, pool, bowling alley, wireless Internet connection, parking, taxes (VAT 10%).
Extra charge:
- Heating (November to March) - Euro 10,00 per day


Poggibonsi Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:30 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 1:30 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 4.875 based on 17 reviews

Superb villa with incredible views from the infinity pool towards San Gimignano.

  • 5 of 5

I have just spent a fantastic week with my family in this wonderful villa near Poggibonsi. The villa has beautiful views towards San Gimignano from its pool and the owner Antonio is very helpful and was kind enough to meet us in Poggibonsi to guide us to the villa, as we arrived late evening. It is very conveniently located in Tuscany, allowing easy day trips to Florence, Siena and Lucca, as well as being very close to the many vineyards in Chianti.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Burny! I really hope to host you again... Ciao... to all your wonderful family ;)
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Beautiful location with fantastic views and lovely pool.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in Cardisco apartment. We had a very warm welcome from Antonio and the apartment was very clean with beautiful views from every window. Bedrooms were large and nicely furnished, the kitchen area and lounge rather small and kitchen adequately equipped but no proper oven (just a combined microwave/oven/grill). Unfortunately the weather was extremely hot and with no air conditioning or ceiling fans (only one desk fan in each bedroom) this made it very uncomfortable to sleep at night. Cardisco also doesn't have a private outdoor space, but there are plenty of tables and outdoor seating areas around the property. Lots to do and explore around the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Tuscan escape

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our holiday was perfect. Antonio was a warm and friendly host, providing great itinerary suggestions. Beautiful rustic Tuscan apartment, spotlessly clean on arrival. The view from our windows was spectacular. The pool was a favourite for our children & the deck chairs for us. Lovely gardens and tables with views. Great location, visit medieval Tuscan villages in the morning & relax by the pool in the afternoon and eat in the many splendid restaurants nearby!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jacqueline ! ... I really hope to see you again ... A special kiss to Oliver & Maxwell. Antonio
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Fantastic place!

  • 5 of 5

Nice, clean rustic apartment with a fantastic view over the landscape. Lovely to sit in the garden in the evenings and see the sunset over the hills.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, picturesque Tuscan villa

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my girlfriend and our two close fiends in the Cardisco unit. It is a very cozy and intimate 2 bedroom with a small kitchenette. It was the perfect size and cost for us. The views of the country side from the upstairs unit are amazing; as were the views from the infinity pool. We visited in May and the pool was not heated. However, during the middle of the day it was sometimes warm enough to swim and take in the countryside view. Antonio and his staff were very accommodating and always willing to share their knowledge of the area. In fact, two of the restaurants Antonio recommended turned out to be the best meals we had during our nine day visit.

Keep in mind that there are no nearby stores (grocery or otherwise), so you will need a car to make the mile long trip to Poggibonsi. About Poggibonsi: this little town (40,000+ population?) was not crowded with tourists at all. We loved spending time in Poggibonsi, browsing the market, eating food, and just people watching in one of the many squares throughout town. I believe there were not many tourists because the town was heavily bombed during WWII resulting in very little old architecture remaining. This is made up for by giving you a very "local" feel.

Travel tip: bring toilet paper and soap with you when you arrive. When we arrived at Cardisco these were not stocked. Antonio made sure to provide these upon request, though, but you may not think to check or ask about these supplies when you arrive. We found this to be the case everywhere we traveled in Europe, so it is not affecting my review negatively. Just be prepared.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This Villa is everything I dreamed about for a Tuscan holiday. Everywhere you look is breathtakingly gorgeous! The apartment was well equipped, the beds were comfortable, the vistas from each window were awe inspiring!

Antonio was the perfect host; helpful, knowledgeable and very kind. When we return I will definitely stay here again. The most magical holiday I have ever had! I do miss the sound of the Roosters in the morning and the incredible countryside!

Grazie Antonio!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Delicious Typical Tuscan restaurant
Nearest Ski
80 Miles
Nearest Beach
110 Kilometres
Castiglione della Pescaia
Car: recommended

Located near the Via Chiantigiana between Poggibonsi and Castellina in Chianti, one of the most historically significant roads in the region, Villore enjoys a hilltop position from which the pastoral beauty of the Tuscan countryside is in full view.

In the middle of tuscany : Florence (North : 33 km) it was the place where the Renaissance grew; Siena (South 28 Km.) famous for the horse race named 'PALIO'; Chianti Area (East) of course, Tuscany’s food and wine culture are of incredible importance and excursions to local wineries and smal villages; Sangimignano (West : 15 Km.) called the 'Manhattan of Tuscany' cause of its medieval towers.


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