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bedrooms: 2

bathroom: 1

available for: 2 to 3 people

Pool type: Private Pool

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Casetta Kiwi
Location address: Gaiole in Chianti - Siena   Show on map
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Casetta Kiwi is a lovely semi-detached Tuscan villa in the hamlet of Bricciano. The villa is divided between the first and second floor of the property. The quaint village of Barbischio is only a short distance away. The beautiful town of Gaiole in Chianti can be reached within a few minutes drive.
The villa is situated in wonderful manicured gardens and offers lovely views of the Chianti.  The sparkling black lined pool is accessed down a flight of stone steps and is approximately fifty metres from the villa. The pool has plenty of privacy due to its location in the lower gardens. From here there are beautiful views of the valley and distant hills of the Chianti.
Close to the external steps of Cassetta Kiwi is a furnished terrace with table and chairs for four and a very large parasol. Three sun chairs are also available for relaxing in the warm Tuscan sunshine. This area is surrounded by a hedge which offers some privacy. A second small covered terrace can be found at the top of the external stairs next to the main entrance. This is furnished with a small table and four chairs.
Entry into the villa is via a flight of stone steps directly into the modern and spacious kitchen. The 'L' shaped kitchen area has plenty of work and storage space. It is furnished with an oven, gas hobs, dishwasher and fridge with separate freezer compartment. Next to the kitchen is a dining area with table and chairs for four. The two windows in this area offer wonderful views of the countryside and distant hills.
Left of the kitchen and main entrance is the comfortable lounge. This room is bright and airy and comprises of two sofa's, armchair, wood burning stove and a large cabinet. On top of the cabinet is a flat screen television with satellite, DVD and MP3 player. A glass door opens onto the small terrace by the main entrance. There is also a flight of stairs in the lounge that lead to the upstairs bedrooms and bathroom.
At the top of the stairs and to the left is the spacious double room. Plenty of light enters through the two windows which also provide wonderful views. The room is furnished with a double bed, chest of drawers and a large built-in wardrobe with plenty of cupboard space above.
Directly ahead from the top of the stairs is the second room. It is furnished with a single bed, small table and two sets of shelving space. A glass door leads out onto a small unfurnished terrace which offers more of the beautiful views. A short corridor leads from both bedrooms to a bathroom with shower and washing machine.



1 double room and 1 single room
The double bed cannot be converted into a twin.

The owners house is approximately fifty metres from the villa.




The ground floor of the apartment is used by the owner as an office, it is well insulated and has a separate private entrance.


Pool Info


The sparkling pool is lined in black to assist in keeping it warmer. The area is furnished with sunbeds and umbrellas.
It is 18x4 meters, and 1.40 meters deep. It's open from May to October.

The pool is located below Casetta Kiwi. It's not possible to see it from the villa. There are appoximately 12 steps down to the pool from the garden around the villa. This secluded area is ideal to relax and enjoy the wonderful views of the Tuscan countryside infront of you.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the villa is 55 sqm
  • 2 furnished terraces
  • Barbecue
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • CD player
  • MP3 player
  • Fire place (stove)
  • Kettle
  • American coffee machine
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Baby cot
  • Highchair
  • Hairdryer
  • Mosquito screens in every room
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • No pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • Air-conditioning
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 18x4 mtrs, 1.4mtrs deep. Open May to October (weather permitting)
  • Leisure - walking, wine tasting, horse riding, ballooning, cycling
  • Private Chef - available on request
  • Babysitter - available on request
  • Other services - a starter pack of groceries is available on request with a weeks notice
  • Railways - Montevarchi, 24km away
  • Approach road - 1km good unpaved road - last 50 mtrs in poor condition
  • Distances - Florence 40km, Siena 25km, San Gimignano 50km

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7 Night Villa Price in US Dollar for up to 3 people - Price is NOT per head
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2014 availability
To Tuscany's up to date availability data-base is checked at the moment of your request.
September
1493 US Dollar
1193 US Dollar
October
04. - 11.
1193 US Dollar
11. - 18.
1193 US Dollar
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1193 US Dollar
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1193 US Dollar
November
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1193 US Dollar
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975 US Dollar
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975 US Dollar
December
06. - 13.
975 US Dollar
13. - 20.
1193 US Dollar
20. - 27.
1193 US Dollar
27. - 03.
1193 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 150 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 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: Air conditioning is available on the first floor and is charged by consumption.
 
2015 availability
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December
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1050 US Dollar
19. - 26.
1313 US Dollar
26. - 02.
1313 US Dollar

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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 150 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 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: Air conditioning is available on the first floor and is charged by consumption.
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/
Anonymous
Family with older children
Pirna, Germany

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros gepflegte Einrichtung, große Räume
Super Pool in super ruhiger Lage und mitte in der Natur - sehr schön
Cons Anfahrtsweg etwas ausbesserungsbedürftig Fußweg zum Pool recht steil
Local attractions Castello Meleto - Führung mit Weinprobe Siena Arezzo Florenz
8
cools
Mature couple
Deinze, Belgium

Review date:
Stay: June 2014
Pros prachtige omgeving, totale rust, heel mooi appartement met alle comfort,
goede uitvalsbasis voor steden bezoeken en het maken van natuur wandelingen.
Cons niks
Local attractions Eldorada, in Gaiole (pizza restaurant met prachtig terras en vriendelijke bediening) Castello di Ricassole in Brolio (iets duurder maar zeker zijn prijs waard, uiterst vriendelijke bediening) Bezoek waard => Siena, Firenze, Panzano (op zondag dan is er markt en een bezoek aan de beenhouwerij van Dario Cecchini niet vergeten eenvoudig een must )
9
Anonymous
Young couple
Gütersloh, Germany

Review date:
Stay: May 2014
Pros Uns hat ganz besonders der Pool zur Alleinnutzung und das freundliche Bemühen der Gastgeber gefallen. Die Lage etwas abseits war einerseits ganz wunderbar, andererseits waren die Wege sowohl zum Einkauf als auch zu touristischen Zielen mitunter recht weit. In der wunderschönen Unterkunft haben wir uns sehr wohl gefühlt.
Local attractions Uns hat es besonders gut in San Gimignano, Lucca und Arezzo gefallen; Florenz war uns zu voll. Das Restaurant "Il Papavero" war eine Empfehlung der Gastgeber. Die Beratung war gut, das Essen lecker, die Portionen eher klein, der Preis dafür "groß".
10

Nearest town

The nearest village is Barbischio, it is 1km away. There are no shops in this village. The nearest town is Gaiole where there is a selection of shops and restaurants. This town is about 4km away from Casetta Kiwi.

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?
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: 89km - 1h 21m
Aeroporto Perugia: 125km - 1h 48m
Aeroporto Pisa: 149km - 1h 59m

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- 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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