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Casale Cipressi

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Casale Cipressi
bedrooms: 5

bathrooms: 3

available for: 9 people

Pool type: Private Pool

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Casale Cipressi
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Casale Cipressi is an exclusive Tuscan country house 2.7km from Castellina in Chianti furnished to a high standard and consists of two floors. It is totally built in stone, has terracotta floors throughout and chestnut wooden beams gracing the old style ceilings.
The villa has a dominant position on a hilltop which provides wonderful views of the Tuscany countryside dotted with hamlets, vineyards, olive groves and woodlands. In the landscaped gardens there is a large infinity swimming pool and a sauna outhouse. Pool towels are provided. There are two covered parking places and ample parking is available for a number of other cars in the uncovered areas.

Because of the particular design all the rooms of the house have direct access to the courtyard, garden or terrace. The main part of the house is entered from the large furnished terrace that wraps around half of the house, on this terrace there is a large fireplace with BBQ. Part of this terrace can be heated due to the presence of a gas heater. From this terrace you can enter the large fully equipped kitchen which includes gas and electric hobs, electric grill, oven, one fridge/freezer and a second american fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher.



The large terrace also provides access to a lounge and dining room. On one side of this room there is a large wooden dining table that seats 10 people. To the other side of the room there is an open fireplace surrounded by a leather sofa and armchairs. The villa is furnished with various antiques.





To the left of the lounge there is a double bedroom which also has access to the terrace on which there is an outside open fireplace/BBQ.




Off the lounge there is a corridor which provides access to the master double bedroom and a bedroom with a three quarter bed (120cm x 190cm). Along this corridor there are two bathrooms, one with shower cubicle and one with open shower.



The ground floor is accessed externally from the first floor. The central room is a large living area which includes a smaller fully equipped kitchen with gas hobs, fridge and dishwasher.



There is a double bedroom and a twin bedroom on this floor. On the left of the living area is the large double bedroom.




On the other side of the room is the living area that has a sofa and armchairs and a dining table. From here there is access to the garden and a furnished terrace.

The other bedroom is to the right of the living area, it is entered through a bathroom with jacuzzi and separate WC. Both bedrooms have access to the garden. There are fans available in all of the bedrooms.

The twin beds can be made into a double on request, if you need this please make sure that you request it when booking otherwise the house will be as described.

There are two BBQ's on site; one is charcoal fueled Weber while the other is a professional gas grill.


The owner requests no pets
Three times a week there are 2 hours of maid service included in the price.
There is a private helipad on the property exclusively for guests of Casale Cipressi.


Firewood is available with an additional cost
 


Pool Info




The swimming pool is immediately next to the house and lies in a well maintained Tuscan garden. It is surrounded by sun beds and umbrellas. From this relaxing position you have a fantastic view of the countryside of Tuscany.




Near the pool there is a sauna.
The pool is 12x6 meters and 1.7-1.9 meters deep and open from May to mid-October.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the villa is 380 sqm
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • 2 CD players
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • Fire place (open)
  • NO ANIMALS ALLOWED
  • 5 furnished terraces
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Microwave oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Sauna
  • Toaster
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 covered terraces
  • Trouser press
  • Barbecue
  • 1 baby cot
  • 1 highchair
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • American coffee machine
  • CD player with speakers also outside in the loggia
  • 2 Sat TV
  • 2 working fireplaces
  • Fans
  • Ping-pong table
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 12x6 mtrs and 1.6 to 1.8mtrs deep, open from May to mid October (weather permitting) - 12x6 mtrs and 1.6 to 1.8mtrs deep, open from May to mid October (weather permitting)
  • Tennis - 2.7km away in Castellina
  • Leisure - walking, ballooning, cycling, wine tastings
  • House Maid - available on request
  • Private Chef - available on request
  • Babysitter - available on request
  • Washing Machine Onsite - washing and ironing facilities, no dryer
  • Railways - Castellina Scalo, 16km away
  • Approach road - 1.7km unpaved road, not suitable for sports cars or small cars that are fully loaded.
  • Distances - Siena 25km, San Gimignano 30km, Florence 44km, Pisa 100km, Rome 250km

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7 Night Villa Price in US Dollar for up to 9 people - Price is NOT per head

 

2015 availability
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August

29. - 05.
3355 US Dollar
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September

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3355 US Dollar
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3948 US Dollar
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3180 US Dollar

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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 or Cheque
  • 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
  • Optional extra costs: Firewood is available for an extra cost

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December

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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 or Cheque
  • 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
  • Optional extra costs: Firewood is available for an 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 more information and our reviews policy please click here
10
Beatrice
Family with older children
Meyreuil, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2015
Pros la localisation de la maison, le calme, la proximité de la piscine avec la maison
Cons la présence envahissante du personnel de maison
Local attractions taverna squarchalupi

10
9
Silke
Young couple
91227, Germany

Review date:
Stay: May 2015
Pros Die Lage sowie der Ausblick ist traumhaft schön. Die Küche hat alles zu bieten, was benötigt wird. Man hat für jede Mahlzeit den richtigen Platz.
Local attractions Radda, San Gimignano, Montefioralle,

9
9
Yvonne
Family with older children
Alkmaar, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: May 2015
Pros De prachtige perfecte ligging en uitstraling zijn zeer authentiek. Prima uitvalsbasis voor o.a Siena, Florence, San Gimignano en andere steden in de omgeving. Prachtige tuin met uitzicht wat nooit gaat vervelen, niet overdag, niet in de schemer en nacht. Goed uitgeruste keuken inclusief buiten keuken.
Schoonmaak 3 x per week, zeer gerieflijk, niet echt nodig, maar wel plezierig.
Zwembad.
Het is zo mooi dat je eigenlijk geen excursies moet maken en alleen maar moet gaan genieten van de locatie. Wij waren er met 6 volwassenen en 1 peuter en 2 baby's. Ook voor hen was het perfect.
Cons De derde badkamer stelt niets voor en de badkamer beneden is gedateerd. Een koffiemachine zou een toegevoegde waarde hebben. Tuinmeubelen zijn gerieflijk, maar oud.

To Tuscany team comments for this review:

16.05.2015
Thank you for your review. There are 3 Mocha coffee machines in the villa and a brand new American coffee machine.
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Glyn
Group of friends
Leeds, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: April 2015
Pros Beautiful villa with a lovely outlook. Good sense of character. Huge range of facilities, especially places to eat
Cons Ideally, we would have had en-suite facilities, though this was difficult because of the villa lay-out. Cold evenings caught us by surprise, but that's ur fault for choosing to take a holiday in mid-April
Local attractions We enjoyed Castellina-in-Chianti, the facilities in (including a lovely restaurant, Tre Porti) and the local walks to it. Further afield, we loved Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra, Greve-in-Chianti and, of course, Florence

8
 
Karen
To Tuscany Team
Karen
Review date: 23.04.2015
Pros The owner has informed us that they have made improvements to the approach road. It is now in very good condition. It has been tested with a low sports car with no problems. They have added another teapot. There are 4 different coffee makers in this villa.

 
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Anonymous
Young couple
amsterdam, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: October 2014
Pros mooie locatie, groot huis, sauna, open haard. helemaal afgelegen, maar wel in de buurt van dorp, mooie keuken. Twee verdiepingen voor als je met meerdere mensen of families gaat.
Local attractions wijnhuizen, siena, florence

9
9
Marilyn
Family with young children
Ottawa, Canada

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Client images
Pros The villa is very well equipped and the cleaning lady is superb at keeping everything neat and clean. The beds are comfortable. The pool and sauna are added treats and the washing machine was a real bonus with 3 young children. The villa is 45 minutes from Florence and Siena and 7 minutes from Castellina in Chianti, a charming town with a number of very good restaurants, grocery store, and a number of other stores. The view from the terrace is spectacular. Loved having our meals outside with views of the valley and towns in the distance. The owner Nik was extremely helpful. We enjoyed it all.
Cons The road into Casale Cipressi is awful. It takes 5 to 6 minutes to drive 1.7 km. and is a concern each time because on each trip you hit the bottom and sides of your car no matter how careful you are. The road really should be repaired. It may have been the year, as Tuscany had a lot of rain in 2014, but the bugs, especially the horse/deer flies that bite were awful. It really affected our ability to enjoy the pool in late afternoons. Installed bug deterrents inside and that worked but the bugs were awful and caused considerable discomfort for my daughter-in-law who was badly bitten.
Local attractions We enjoyed Tre Porte, Il Torre, Albergaccio di Castellina and the restaurant at the Hotel Palazzo Squarcialupi, where there was also excellent entertainment, We visited most of the nearby villages including Panzano for the Sunday market, Montereggioni, which was great fun for the children who enjoyed climbing the walls and dressing up in the museum. Rada was charming and we made many trips to both Siena and Florence. San Gimignano and Colle di Val Elsa are close and great day trips.

To Tuscany team comments for this review:

29.09.2014
It was a shame this year as there was an extraordinary outbreak of horseflies in the area.
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8
Andrew
Family with older children
Bradford, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros The villa is very secluded and private and the views from it are beautiful and tranquil. It is very spacious and there are lots of nice spaces for dining and chilling. The pool is excellent for an adult party (no shallow end). The kitchen is mostly well equipped, and overall the equipment and facilities at the villa are very good. The owner was very helpful, efficient and pleasant to deal with.
Cons The access track is very, very rough and the novelty of bumping along it for 15 minutes every time we left or returned to the villa really did wear off. By the end of the week we were resentful of the discomfort and the wasted time. We would not book the villa again for this reason. More minor points: whilst traditional and elderly furniture is fine in most cases, the mattresses were all showing their age too and not that comfortable. Overall the kitchen was better equipped than many holiday villas, but a villa intended for 8 or 9 people needs more than one teapot and one small cafetiere!
Local attractions We had a very good meal at the A Torre restaurant in Castellina itself. Radda and Panzano are both pretty towns and worth a visit (as well as the obvious attractions at Siena, San Gimignano and Monterrigione). The old town at Colle di Val d'Elsa Alto took us completely by surprise, we thought it was delightful. We hired racing bikes from Gippo Bikes at Colle dVd'E, they were excellent to deal with and the bikes were perfect.

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Anonymous
Group of friends
Heers, Belgium

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros Fantastisch uitzicht en leuke terassen om te eten en te relaxen
Cons Weg naar huis, 1,5 km onverhard. Voor dit bedrag had huis enkele oyderdomsmankementen, licht in badkamer werkte niet, ijsmachine koelkast en tv stuk
Local attractions Lekkere restaurants en ijs in casala

8
Vyacheslav
Group of friends
Begnins, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: June 2014
Pros Very good location in the region, good views over the Tuscan hills
Cons The access road is REALLY bad!! And the villa needs SERIOUS renovation - everything inside is very old: half of the laps is not working, doors are squicky, water was not working from time to time....

To Tuscany team comments for this review:

04.08.2014
The owner plans to improve the road as soon as is possible. The power tripped during a thunderstorm and the water pump lost power at this stage too. The pump was switched back on immediately it was reported.
9
ANGELO
Adult family group
TENAFLY, United States of America

Review date:
Stay: May 2014
Pros Casale Cipressi is exactly as advertised. It is a beautiful residence which sits atop a mountain with 360 degree views of the Tuscan countryside. The owner has embellished both the interior and the grounds with artifacts from his travel which makes the property more interesting. The villa is meticulously maintained.
The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of glassware to enjoy a variety of Tuscan wines. All the elements of sleeping and living comfort were good. The location of this villa is very private. It is accessed by a safe but rutted dirt road which will jostle you as you make the seven minute drive to the villa, rewarded when you arrive. The house has several routers inside and out but the wifi signal is weak.
We were out and about so we only met the cleaning lady on arrival. A sweet women she was very efficient in her responsibilities and we appreciated having her on Mon, Wed and Fri. Nikolaus, who is the owner, is a very nice man who makes himself accessible during your stay.

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Anonymous
Adult family group
North Saanich, Canada

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros This spacious and well appointed villa is situated in a quiet and private location and commands a spectacular view. It is also very convenient for exploring Chianti-Tuscany. We liked the modern and well equipped kitchen and the gas BBQ. Everything worked, too. It was easy to cook meals for a large group. The pool is a good size for doing laps and getting some exercise after lots of food and wine. The beds are very comfortable and the bed linen of high quality and even ironed! The bedrooms are large and bright with very convenient access to outside patios etc. The outside sitting/dining are spacious and very comfortable.

Nik, the owner was very helpful and provided us with lots of useful information about the local are, shopping, restaurants, etc. And Signora Rina was very helpful and patient with my limited knowledge of Italian.

While some previous guest have commented on the "difficult" access road to the villa, we did not find it so if driven slowly. In fact we would say that casual passers-by are discouraged from taking it, therefore enhancing the privacy and quiet of the villa.
Local attractions Sunday market in Panzano with a visit to Dario Checcini's butcher shop Co-op in Poggibonsi is a good place to buy fresh fish (Thank you, Nik for the recommendation)

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9
Martina
Family with young children
New Westminster, Canada

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
Pros We loved our stay at Casale Cipressi. There were 9 of us, 2 families with kids, and it worked out so well in terms of bedrooms and bathrooms. We were initially concerned about only having access from the outside to the bottom floor rooms, especially at night, but the outdoor patio and stairs were well lit at night.

We all love to cook and the kitchen is well equipped with every thing you could possibly need to make a fabulous meal. The 2 living rooms (one up, one below) worked well with adults upstairs and the kids and their toys & electronics downstairs.

The view and the setting are amazing. Yes, it's a bit of a bumpy drive in from the main road, but well worth it for the view and lack of neighbours. Nice spot to go for a run in the mornings and where else can you see deer walking across the lawn in the early morning?

I loved the number of patios, covered and open, that the place has. You could eat at a different spot with every meal. Especially fantastic is the covered outdoor living room with fireplace. Since it was late September, we spent every evening sipping wine on the 3 big comfy sofas with a fire burning.

The kids loved the pool, even on the not-so-sunny days. The sauna was a great way for them to warm up after a swim.

We all loved it and would definitely go back.
Local attractions Check out the butcher in Greve. Amazing wild boar prosciutto, steaks and a rabbit roast. Good cheeses down in the cellar as well. Make sure you visit Radda in Chianti - our favourite town. Definite place for lunch is Badia Coltibuono. It was our 4th time to the restaurant and winery and again, so impressed with our meal.

9
9
Geoffrey
Group of friends
Oakville, Canada

Review date:
Stay: October 2013
Pros The views and location of the property were fantastic.
The kitchen was really well equipped for large groups. Lots of big serving dishes and pots. Also a great selection of wine glasses to enjoy the local wines. Big American fridge was handy for a large group.
We appreciated the recommendations for the cooking classes at Malborghetto in Lecchi, and the chef who came in to cook at the villa - both were highlights.
The cleaning lady was charming, efficient and friendly.
We loved the many outdoor seating areas for large groups and meals, but were unable to use most of them because we booked late in the season and it was cool outside. I imagine it would have a completely different feel in slightly warmer weather.
Nik responded promptly to our requests for firewood and was attentive to any needs we had.
We were able to walk into Castellina (50 mins) which was a good chance to explore the area on foot.
Cons The policy of one roll of toilet paper per bathroom is an irritant for a "luxury" villa. We had a maid come in 3 times in our week who could have easily restocked the bathrooms when she cleaned them. Also, the need to purchase your own dishwasher soap. We stayed in several inexpensive Airbnb places that provided us with these items plus a food starter pack for free. This policy is uncompetitive for this quality of accommodation. A few interior lights didn't work which made it dark in the evening. The road in was rough even by Canadian cottaging standards.
Local attractions Sunday market in Panzano Lunch on the terrace restaurant in Volpaia Dinner at Tre Porte in Castellina.

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Anonymous
Group of friends
nancy, France

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
Pros La villa est belle, spacieuse, très bien équipée (cuisine, wifi, cheminée, chauffage sur la terrasse, table de ping pong, chaine hifi, ...) Le jardin, la piscine, les nombreuses terrasses sont très agréables.
La maison est idéalement située pour visiter la région et on trouve tout ce qu'il faut au village de Castellina.
Cons La villa est difficile d'accès, le chemin d'arrivée est très escarpé. Il y a beaucoup d'insectes. La piscine était très froide certainement dû à une météo capricieuse pendant notre séjour.
Local attractions Nous avons pu visité Florence, Rada in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, San Gimignano, et Sienne.

10
Patrizia
Young couple
Heimstetten, Germany

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
Pros Wir waren nun bereits zum zweiten Mal dort und es war sofort wieder ein vertrautes Gefühl da. Wir lieben den Platz auf der überdachten Terrasse und diese Aussicht. Wenn es "Probleme" gibt, z.B. mit dem Internet, kümmert sich der Besitzer sofort darum. Wir haben die Woche sehr genossen und werden diesem Haus auch bei zukünftigen Toskana-Urlauben treu bleiben.
Local attractions Siena, Florenz, Castellina, San Gimignano

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10
Lucy
Family with young children
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Everything! The location, layout, lovely gardens and facilities. The table tennis table was a big hit with our kids!
Cons We found the road tricky in our hire car - would have hired something more suitable if we'd known more about the length and condition of the track.
Local attractions The ice-cream shop in Castellina in Chianti Siena

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9
André
Family with young children
Gwatt, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: July 2013
Pros Die einmalige und spezielle Lage miten in Fauna und Flora, die Grösse des Grundstückes ist sehr imposant und provoziert sogar kleine Spaziergänge :-)
Der Pool und die verschiedenen Plätze zum Verweilen sind genial und sehr schön eingerichtet.
Das antike Ambiente lässt einem an ein Schloss denken, die Mischung passt hervorragend!
Die Betreuung vor Ort war sehr nett und aufmerksam, Gruss an Herr Barnewitz!
Cons Die Liegestühle sind alt und durchgelegen, die Sonnenschirme müssten ersetzt oder revidiert werden.
Local attractions Castellina in Chianti (Dorfbummel mit Abstecher in die Dorf-Metzgerei) Siena Florenz auf der Landstrasse (auf der Rück-oder Anreise)

To Tuscany team comments for this review:

15.08.2013
The owner has placed new sunbeds and the umbrellas were repaired at the soonest possible moment.
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Moira
Family with older children
Dalkeith, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: June 2013
Pros The view was stunning. Very private location. Very spacious villa. The garden was very spacious. Over all I thought the villa was well equiped inside and out. The cleaner was very pleasant. There was plenty information about Castalina and surrounding areas'.
Cons The road into the villa was pot holed and difficult to drive on with a car load of luggage and people. A 4X4 vehicle would have been the way forward. The villa was not easy to find once in Castalina but Nick the owner met us and guided us there. The barbecue was not big enough to cook on for nine people, two would have been better.

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Anonymous
Adult family group
Arnsberg, Germany

Review date:
Stay: May 2013
Pros insbesondere der riesige Garten und die wunderschöne Aussicht,, sowie die vielen Terrassen
Local attractions Lieblingsausfkugsziel war San Ginignano Restaurants haben wir kaum genutzt

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Alice Anne
Family with young children
Stony Brook, United States of America

Review date:
Stay: April 2013
Pros Beautiful fireplace. Beautiful sauna. Beautiful countryside. Really nice flat lawn for Grandpa to play catch with the 9 & 7 year old grand boys!
Cons TV and Internet didn't work for the first three days. After that the TV only worked intermittently.
Local attractions Town and the beautiful center. Beautiful walking town. Little shops and a coop for grocery shopping. Don't remember the name but it was the first restaurant after the coop. Wonderful!

To Tuscany team comments for this review:

03.06.2013
Owner reply: the TV and internet signal were interrupted by the bad weather at the time. This was fixed at the earliest opportunity.

Nearest town

Castellina in Chianti is the nearest town, it is 2.7km away. In this market town there is a wide selection of shops, restaurants and other amenities. We recommend you try the restaurant La Torre.

FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is 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?
included - service provided by local supplier

- 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 Welcome Hamper? if yes, how can we order one?
Yes, a Welcome Hamper can be provided (service provided by local supplier). To order a Welcome Hamper please login into your account and place the order for one Welcome Hamper

- 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: 57km - 0h 52m
Aeroporto Pisa: 116km - 1h 29m
Aeroporto Bologna: 140km - 1h 38m

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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