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bedrooms: 4

bathrooms: 5

available for: 8 people

Pool type: Private Pool

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Lecchi in Chianti - Siena
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Bellaria 8
Location address: Lecchi in Chianti - Siena   Show on map
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Bellaria 8 is a lovely, well restored villa in the heart of the Chianti. It's just a few minutes drive to a local village. It's also possible to walk to the village through a forest. This wonderfully Tuscan villa boasts incredible views of the Chianti hills.
The main garden is to the back of the villa. Here there is the large pool and gazebo which look out to the fantastic views. The villa is on the quiet country road however it has extensive private land which is terraced with olive trees.
(pool photos will be updated as soon as possible)

Bellaria 8 is composed of two independent apartments. The iron gates lead to a small paved courtyard in front of the main entrance to the two larger apartments. Tall cypress trees surround the terrace area.
The central door leads into a little entrance hall which is furnished with pretty antiques including a pony trap from the owner's family. Narrow steep stairs lead to the first floor. To the left at the top of the stairs, passing under a terracotta arch, is the fully equipped kitchen, this includes a fridge with separate freezer, gas hobs, an oven and dishwasher. In the centre of the room is wooden dining table with chairs. A large window looks out to the terrace outside the front door.
Off the kitchen is a spacious double bedroom. The bed has twin mattresses however cannot be divided into a twin room. To one side of this large room is a table with chair and a wooden wardrobe, a marble topped chest of drawer completes the furnishings. There are two windows which provide plenty of light, one of these looks out to the garden while the other looks towards the passing road and vineyards beyond. In the room is an en-suite bathroom with shower.
To the other side of the stairs there is a small sitting room. This room, like the rest of the villa, has large, aged and glazed terracotta tiles, with the tradition Tuscan ceiling of wooden beams and terracotta tiles. The room is furnished with a couple of armchairs, a writing desk and chair.
The sitting room leads to a twin bedroom simply furnished with a chest of drawers.  The windows have a magnificent view over the nearby village, Lecchi in Chianti, and of the hills beyond. There is an en-suite bathroom with shower, the small oval window also looks out to the views.
From the sitting area there is access to another large bedroom, furnished with a pretty iron double bed. This has twin mattresses but cannot be divided into a twin. The room has a large wardrobe, chest of drawer, an armchair and writing desk with chair. One of the two windows looks out to the excellent views of the Chianti. There is an en-suite bathroom with shower.
At the end of the sitting room are some stairs to the tower floor. This room is furnished as a comfortable, bright lounge. It has a double sofa and wicker armchairs. Arched windows look out towards the cypress tree courtyard. The second window has a great view over the hills, it's even possible to see Siena on clear days.
The second apartment is also entered from the paved terrace. There is a large iron and glass door which leads into the kitchen. The room is well equipped and includes gas hobs, oven, dishwasher and fridge with small internal freezer. There is a large oak table surrounded by comfortable wicker chairs.


To one side steps lead down into a walk through bedroom. This room is furnished with twin beds, one on either side of the door, it cannot be made into a double. There is a wardrobe in the room.
Passing through the room a door leads into a small hall, at the end of which there is a bathroom with shower. Going left off the hall is access to a third kitchen, this is the largest of those available in the villa. This room is also fully furnished with gas hobs, oven, dishwasher and a fridge with separate freezer. In the centre of the room is a circular wooden table which can be extended. To the back of the kitchen is a bathroom, with anti-bathroom. There is a shower in this bathroom.


A terracotta archway leads into the largest of the lounges. This is a spacious room, furnished with two double sofas and one that seats four people. There is a door which accesses the garden and pool area.
Double rooms cannot be made into twins. If you require a twin room made up as a double please indicate this when booking. One of the twins cannot be made into a double.
Bellaria is attached to a quiet, unpaved country road. Passing cars can be heard and seen from various parts of the property. The pool area cannot be seen from the road.

It is possible to walk into the local village, this is at least a 40 minute walk partly through a forest and with a steep, paved section of road. It's a similar distance to another village, through a forest and vineyards. If you plan to walk make sure you bring a flashlight with you.

Pool Info

The pool is located to the back of the villa. It is slightly below the villa and hidden from view from the passing road. From the pool area there are incredible views over Lecchi in Chianti and of the Chianti countryside dotted with castles, villas and small estates.
Around the pool is a small paved area which is surrounded by a lawn that has several sunbeds to enjoy the warm Tuscan sun while admiring the vine and olive tree covered hills.
The pool is 15x7 metres and 1.2 metres deep. It is open from mid May to September.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the villa is 290 sqm
  • Furnished terrace
  • Barbecue
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • CD player
  • DVD-MP3 player
  • Fire place (open)
  • American coffee machine
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Microwave oven
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Baby cot
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Small dogs allowed
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 15x7 mtrs, 1.2 mtrs deep, open from mid May to September (weather permitting)
  • Leisure - walks, swimming, tennis in Radda, mountain bikes, cooking school, horse riding, ballooning
  • House Maid - book in advance
  • Private Chef - book in advance
  • Babysitter - book in advance
  • Railways - Montevarchi, approx 45 minutes drive
  • Parking - available on site
  • Distances - Florence 40km, Siena 25km, San Gimignano 50km
  • Approach road - 1km very good unpaved road

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2015 availability
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Important booking info
Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 500 Euro or equivalent in your own currency, is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: by consumption
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
2014 availability
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October
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Important booking info
  • Price: price per villa, per week
  • Arrival/Departure day: Saturday
  • Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract
  • The Security Deposit is 500 Euro or equivalent in your own currency, is collected on your arrival and held by the owner for the duration of your stay. Should you or your party cause any damage at the property contact us straight away so that we can help agree a reasonable settlement. Damage does not mean normal usage or wear and tear.
    Payment method for security deposit: Cash
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: by consumption
  • Final clean: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
The guest reviews published below represent the personal opinions of To Tuscany customers who completed a questionnaire after their stay at the villa or apartment. These opinions do not necessarily represent the view of To Tuscany. For help with translation we recommend http://translate.google.com/
Ramya
Adult family group
Mumbai, India

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros Its a beautiful property, secluded atop a hill, with breathtaking views of the quaint little town Lecchi. The location the pool is to die for!

Fabio, one of the key holders is a fantastic guy, and was very helpful.
10

Nearest town

Bellaria 8 is located 2km from Lecchi in Chianti, although the pages say nearest town Lecchi in Chianti is a small village but there is a grocery store with provisions counter, a cafe bar which is open from Easter to October and a restaurant open all year round.
Within walking distance of Bellaria is also the village San Sano. The Chianti town, Radda in Chianti is 15 minutes drive away.

FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check is in from 16.00-19.00.
Checkout by: 10.00

- Can we arrive earlier than 16.00-19.00?
No it is not possible to arrive early, this is to ensure the villa is fully prepared for your arrival.
To ensure the villa can be prepared for the next guest please depart by 10.00

- Are pool towels supplied?
not included

- Is there Internet in the villa?
no internet available

- Can we bring an extra person / child that can sleep on an air mattress or not the couch?
No, for fire and safety regulations, and insurance purposes, the maximum number of people indicated on the description cannot be exceeded.
NB: anyone aged 2 or above counts towards the occupancy of the house.

- Can we order a cot and / or high chair?
Please see here if it is possible in your villa. You can order these while completing your booking online, or at a later date by logging into you account.

- Where do I find information about the final cleaning, security deposit and other extra charges?
For complete details about what costs are included and excluded see here

- How much does heating cost in Italy?
Heating is very expensive in Italy. Most properties charge heating by consumption. Please make sure on arrival you are shown the meter so that you can check your spending. Here you can see how heating is charged at your villa.

- Is there a local bike hire place?
For bike hire shops see here, this is not an exhaustive list. On arrival you can check with the property owner for the closest shop.

- Where is the nearest grocery shop?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and grocery shop.

- Is it possible to have a starter pack? if yes, how can we order one?
Yes, a starter pack can be provided. To order a starter pack please login into your account and place the order for one starter pack

- Where is the nearest recommended restaurant?
Click here for information about the nearest village/town and restaurant.

- How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
Florence Airport: 75km - 1h 16m
Aeroporto Perugia: 126km - 1h 38m
Aeroporto Pisa: 135km - 1h 53m

Show on map the main airports

- Can you assist with travel information?
Click here to view information we have put together to assist you with your travel plans

- When do I get the directions and keyholder contact?
After paying the balance you will receive the directions. They will also be accessible in your account.
You will also be supplied with a contact number for To Tuscany in case you should have any queries about the property on arrival

- Where do I find the directions?
Once your balance payment has been received you can access the directions from your account.

- Can we book a weekly stay not arriving on Saturday?
From June to end September, it is not possible to change the arrival/departure days. In other seasons it can be considered only for last minute bookings and at the owners discretion. Please contact us for more information or if you have a specific request.

- What is there for children to do in Tuscany?
Click here for some ideas of what to do with children while on holiday

- What is there to do in Tuscany?
Click here to put together your personal guide book for your holiday

- Are pets allowed?
Villas which allow pets have an icon with a dog. Please check the description page of your villa for the icon. If pets are accepted this is normally limited to ONE dog per booking, please contact your agent for any questions. Some properties have extra charges for pets, make sure you check the extra charges here for pet charges.

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