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Panoramic Homes on the Chianti Area, 20' from Florence, Siena and San Gimignano - Il Torrino

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A


Il Torrino: Barberino Val d'Elsa Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 875022ha

Il Torrino (4 +3 people) is an historic, bright and panoramic house, with internet access.
The kitchen of the house has been built within a small and ancient defensive tower, which is part of the town walls dating back to the XIII century, this tower is called 'Il Torrino'. The ground floor of the apartment consists of a large dining room, a kitchen, a living room and a laundry room. The dining room is characterized by a big table, two armchairs and by the presence of the kitchen, placed in this small tower. The kitchen is well furnished: there is the fridge, freezer, oven, gas cooker and the dishwasher. The living room has a sofa-bed, two armchairs, a fireplace and a large window with panoramic views of the Chianti hills. On the first floor there is: a double bedroom with an attic with a single bed and also a small bathroom; a bedroom with two single beds; a big bathroom with shower and also a bathtub; a balcony looking down on a quiet square of the town.

About the Property

3 homes (garden, terrace):kitchen-livingroom, from 2 to 7 beds.

Welcome home!
Independent apartments, panoramic, ideal for couples or families who want to enjoy the right privacy, while having the opportunity to experience the simple and welcoming atmosphere of a small town.
From here, in the heart of Chianti, you can easily reach the cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano (by public transport) Volterra, Pisa, Arezzo. Moreover the magnificent bays of the Tyrrhenian coast are at an hour and twenty minutes by car. Furthermore the area offers cultural, natural, gastronomic and in each winery the wine tastings are offered free of charge.

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

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Additional information about rental rates:

INCLUDED IN PRICE: - Use of water - Use of gas - Breakfast hamper What NOT 'INCLUDED in the price - Linen for kitchen, bedroom, bathroom (10 euro per person) - final cleaning (10 euro per person) - Heating (on consumption)  -Tax of stay
- Check-in: from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the apartment. - Check-out: before 9:00 a.m. at the apartment. - Deposit: Euro 150 to be delivered in cash on arrival, will be refunded at check-out. - Deposit: 30% of the total price to be paid by bank transfer
The prices refer to the stay of 4 people.Per the fifth and the sixth person there is an extra charge of 10 euro per day .

Property Type

  • House
  • 90 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Smoking Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

  • double bedroom: 1 queen, 1 baby crib


  • bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • sofa bed for 2 people: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single


  • At the first floor of the apartment you will find: a large double bedroom with a small bathroom (with bidet and washbasin); an attic with panoramic views and a single bed; a bedroom with two single beds. Both the bedrooms have large wardrobes and windows; The house fronts onto the picturesque and quiet village square...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 2: shower, bidet


  • The main bathroom is very large. In it there is shower, bathtub, bidet, sink, toilet and a panoramic window fronts onto Chianti hills. The small bathroom is composed of washbasin and bidet....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The whole house is finely restored, furnished with antique furniture and much attention to detail. Guests can enjoy plenty of space for relaxation and beautiful corners with panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside. Outside the main door there is a table with chairs where you can eat and enjoy the simple life of the town.   A few meters from the house there are: wi-fi zone, restaurants, pizzeria, bar, butcher, baker. At 200 meters Coop supermarket. We organize cooking courses on request. Possibility of booking free wine tastings. Panoramic views of the Tuscan landscape....moreless


  • Books
  • Toys


  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


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


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    free internet access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


from 8 traveler reviews


44 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Firenze Peretola
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Caffé Bijou (free wi-fi) and Bar Sport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
La Badia Golf in Colle Val d'Elsa
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Firenze Impruneta
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Archibugio and Il Campanellino
113 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

History and charm in the hills of Chianti ... welcome in your historic and panoramic house.

Barberino is located in the heart of Chianti, from there you can easily reach the cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano (by public transport) Greve in Chianti, Gaiole, Radda, Castellina in Chianti, Volterra, Pisa, Arezzo etc.

However Barberino is not just a stopping point on the way to important towns: the village has its own wine and food, cultural and artistic peculiarities.

Below some short tours in the countryside of Barberino Val d'Elsa:

1)Barberino, S. Lorenzo,Vagliano, Marcialla

2)Monsanto, Paneretta, Cepparello

3)Petrognano, Semifonte, S. Donnino

4) Linari, Vico, Certaldo

Vineyards and olive trees are one of the main engines of the local economy. Our grapes produce Chianti Classico, Chianti Colli Fiorentini, Chianti DOCG and our olives produce one of the best extra-virgin olive oil.

The wine cellars of Giannozzi, Pasolini, Poggio al Bosco will be glad to offer you their genuine and traditional products.

Barberino is the perfect location for couples or families who want to relax theirselves and spend their holidays in a quiet and welcoming atmosphere of a small Tuscan town, apart from big commercial tourist centres, which are often crowded and noisy. Barberino, with a population of just one thousand people, is a restful place both for villagers and visitors.

Even if Barberino is a small village, it offers many facilities: there is a restaurant, an excellent Italian pizzeria, Café Bijou with free wi-fi, a bakery open every day, the supermarket Coop, the village library with Internet-point, free of charge parkings close to the apartment. Public transport services link Barberino to close towns. Lastly, it is possible to have walking and mountain bike tours, horseback riding vacations, as well as guided tours to the village wine cellars.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1896

About the owner: Chianti-holidays are four holiday-homes which belong to our family for over a century ... They are the result of the work of four generations, now these apartments belong to us, three brothers: Franca Maria Fabio and Luca. I am Maria Franca, the creator of this activity of holiday-homes. Our holiday-homes activity does not involve only us but also our children.

Why the Owner Chose Barberino Val D'elsa FI, Italy:
My brothers and I decided to rent out these properties because everyone has his house of residence. These are apartments that our family has acquired, preserved, and valued over time. We would like our guests to appreciate these historic and charming apartments.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Each apartment is characterized by some historic peculiarities: a stone wall, an old lodge, a wooden ceiling, an arch etc.In each renovation we have tried to maintain the original structure of each property.

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Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

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  • ' Il Torrino': the kitchen

    ' Il Torrino': the kitchen

  • 'Il Torrino': the double bedroom

    'Il Torrino': the double bedroom

  • 'Il Torrino': the main entrance

    'Il Torrino': the main entrance

  • 'LA PIAZZETTA': the bedroom

    'LA PIAZZETTA': the bedroom

  • 'La Piazzetta': the kitchen

    'La Piazzetta': the kitchen

  • 'Il Torrino': external view

    'Il Torrino': external view

  • 'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the kitchen

    'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the kitchen

  • 'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the garden

    'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the garden

  • 'La Piazzetta': the terrace

    'La Piazzetta': the terrace

  • ' Il Torrino': the diningroom

    ' Il Torrino': the diningroom

  • 'Il Torrino': the livingroom

    'Il Torrino': the livingroom

  • 'Il Torrino': the second bedroom (2 single beds)

    'Il Torrino': the second bedroom (2 single beds)

  • 'LA PIAZZETTA': the hall and the livingroom

    'LA PIAZZETTA': the hall and the livingroom

  • 'LA PIAZZETTA': the window on the Chianti Area

    'LA PIAZZETTA': the window on the Chianti Area

  • 'La Piazzetta': the terrace

    'La Piazzetta': the terrace

  • 'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the kitchen

    'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the kitchen

  • 'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the bouble bedroom

    'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the bouble bedroom

  • 'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the garden

    'IL NIDO DEI CIAPPI': the garden

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