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Villa Accommodation Details
Villa Details
bedrooms: 5

bathrooms: 5

available for: 10 people

Pool type: Private Pool

Private PoolPet FriendlyInternet WI-FI InhouseWashing Machine Inhouse
2014 Prices per villa
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2359 to 4501 US Dollar
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Calafralina
Location address: Radda in Chianti - Siena   Show on map - 9,7 (3 reviews)
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9.7 / 10
Score from 3 reviews

Calafralina is a pretty Tuscan villa located in the heart of the Chianti halfway between Castellina in Chianti and Radda in Chianti. It is divided into several cottages around a central communal building.
Surrounding the little Tuscan cottages is a large garden simply maintained with an orchard, olive grove and some large trees. To one side of a large grassy area is a pool overlooking stunning views. The pool is fenced with a modest fence.
The main living area is a large stone building with huge glass windows and doors on three sides making it an incredibly bright room and providing it with the effect of being outside amongst the trees that surround it. Outside, shaded by the trees is a wooden table with benches to eat al fresco if desired.
Inside is paved with traditional terracotta tiles and has a high pitched roof with wooden beams and terracotta tiles. To one side is a large modern angle sofa with a second two seater sofa.
In the centre of this light filled room is an iron dining table with glass top, surrounded by cushioned iron chairs. To one side is a fireplace which also acts as a barbeque.
To the back of the room is the small kitchen. It's fully equipped with gas hobs, oven, dishwasher and has two fridges with separate freezers. Behind this is the laundry room.
The first of the other three buildings that make up the property is attached to the back of the communal building. It's composed of a spacious bedroom with a high ceiling. The room is with an iron double bed which can be divided into two singles. To one side of the room is a large wardrobe and a couple of armchairs. En-suite is a small bathroom with shower.
The second cottage is approximately 30metres away from the communal area, and a few steps away from the pool. It's a typical Tuscan stone cottage. It is not overly bright but is a lovely romantic cottage. There is a pretty, double iron bed, large wardrobe and an armchair. En-suite is a small bathroom with open shower.
The last three bedrooms are all part of a single building, next to the communal area. The building is on a sloped part of the land and has a large terrace above it, accessible from the higher part of the slope.
The bedrooms are all independently accessed from the garden, onto which a glass door opens. There are no other windows in the rooms. Each has a simple en-suite bathroom with shower. Each room is connected to fresh air ventilation system.

These modern three bedrooms are identically furnished with a double bed, armchair and a writing desk with chair. They all have a built-in wardrobe.
Note this Tuscan villa is recommended for the warmer months as there is  no direct access to it from the bedrooms without crossing the garden.
The owner has a private holiday villa on the property, to the back of  Calafralina, he rarely uses his villa.
The cottage with the 5th bedroom is not indicated in the floor plans

Internet WI-FI available in the villa for free. Please bring your own laptop.
Availability in this villa needs to be checked with the owner before a booking can be confirmed.

Pool Info

The pool is located at the end of the simply maintained garden. It is in an are which has full sun making it the ideal place to relax and soak up the warm Tuscan sun. Around the pool is a terracotta tiled deck dotted with sun beds and a couple of umbrellas.
From this area of the property there are fantastic views over the hedge which borders the grounds. The pool itself is fenced with a temporary structure making it safe for when children are present in the group or if pets are travelling.
It is 15x7 metre, 1-2.3 metres deep pool and open from May to October, weather permitting.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the villa is 150 sqm
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Furnished terrace
  • Barbecue
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • CD player
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • Fire place (open)
  • American coffee machine
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Microwave oven
  • Kettle
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Hairdryer
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Baby cot
  • Toddler friendly property
  • No smoking
  • Pets welcome
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 15x7mtrs depth 1 to 2.3mtrs, open from May to October (weather permitting)
  • Leisure - walking, biking, hotair ballooning, horse riding, wine tasting, olive oil tasting
  • Tennis - in Castellina in Chianti, approx 5km away
  • House Maid - available on request
  • Babysitter - available on request
  • Private Chef - book in advance
  • Railways - nearest station is in Castellina Scalo 10km away
  • Parking - available on site
  • Approach road - all paved
  • Distances - Siena 30km, San Gimignano 40km, Florence 55km, Pisa 130km, Rome 260km

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7 Night Villa Price in US Dollar for up to 10 people - Price is NOT per head
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2014 availability
Availability at this villa needs to be checked with the owner before To Tuscany can confirm any bookings. Please use this availabilty calendar as a guide for this particular property.
April
19. - 26.
3073 US Dollar
26. - 03.
3073 US Dollar
May
03. - 10.
3073 US Dollar
3073 US Dollar
3073 US Dollar
24. - 31.
3570 US Dollar
31. - 07.
3570 US Dollar
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3570 US Dollar
3927 US Dollar
3927 US Dollar
28. - 05.
3927 US Dollar
July
4501 US Dollar
4501 US Dollar
4501 US Dollar
4501 US Dollar
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4501 US Dollar
4501 US Dollar
4501 US Dollar
3570 US Dollar
3570 US Dollar
September
3073 US Dollar
3073 US Dollar
2359 US Dollar
2359 US Dollar
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2359 US Dollar
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2359 US Dollar
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2359 US Dollar

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 payable only in Euro 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
  • Tourist tax: 1,50 Euro per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
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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 payable only in Euro 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
  • Tourist tax: 1,50 Euro per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply
  • 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/
Karoline
Family with young children
St. Florian/Inn, Austria

Review date:
Stay: July 2013
Pros Wir (10 Personen) waren von dem erstern bis zum Letzten Tag sehr zufrieden.
Der Gärtner war sehr bemüht bei der Pflege von Garten und Pool.
Ein Kompliment an die "Putzengeln". Wir werden sicher wieder dieses Haus in idyllischer Lage mal buchen.
10
sylvie
Family with young children
MARCQ EN BAROEUL, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros l espace , la taille de la piscine , l accueil et la gentillesse de stefano
Cons une chose , pouvez vous prevoir des rideaux occultants pour les chambres sans volets ?
10
André
Group of friends
Berlin, Germany

Review date:
Stay: June 2013
Pros Sehr schönes Anwesen, riesiger gepflegter Garten, fantastischer Panoramablick, schöner sauberer Pool, schöne Einrichtung, sehr romantisches Poolcottage.
Die Kritikpunkte verblassen bei dem hervorragenden Gesamteindruck.
Cons Auf Grund des großen Gartens war auch immer der freundliche Gärtner auf dem Grundstück tätig, teilweise mit lauten Geräten, was manchmal etwas lästig war. Der ehemalige Durchgang zwischen zwei Zimmer waren nur durch zwei Spiegel zugebaut, dadurch hörte man jedes Geräusch aus dem jeweils anderen Raum. Das Grundstück war nicht vollständig eingezäunt, dadurch entkam unser angemeldeter Hund zwei Mal auf das Nachbargrundstück, was zu größerer Kritik an uns führte. Wenn ein Hund erlaubt ist, sollte das Grundstück dafür auch vorbereitet sein.
Local attractions "La Perla del Pallazo" in Radda Siena, San Gimigagno Der "Calcio storico" in Florenz, ein historisches Fussballspiel.
9

Nearest town

Radda in Chianti and Castellina in Chianti are 5km from the villa. Both are typical Chianti towns with several shops, restaurants and other amenities.

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?
free WI-FI 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: 63km - 0h 59m
Aeroporto Pisa: 123km - 1h 36m
Aeroporto Perugia: 145km - 1h 51m

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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