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bedroom: 1

bathroom: 1

available for: 2 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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Basilico at Castellare in Chianti
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Basilico is part of the smaller of the two main buildings of Castellare in Chianti. It is a wonderful corner villa on two floors. It's just a few steps away from the pool.


The outside dining table with two chairs is located in front of the villa, next to the pool. This little terrace is great to dine al fresco during the warmer Tuscan evenings.
Entering the villa there is an open plan ground floor which has a small kitchen unit against one wall. This includes gas hobs, an oven and a small fridge. In the centre of the room is a wooden dining table with 6 chairs. To the back of the room is a comfortable sofa. There is air-conditioning in this room.

The sleeping area is up some terracotta stairs on the first floor. At the top of the stairs there is a bathroom with shower. The spacious double bedroom is to the left. The tastefully decorated room is furnished with a lovely iron bed, chest of drawers, writing desk, armchair and a large wardrobe.


The pool area is immediately next to Basilico with the main path passing the eating terrace.
Only small dogs allowed.
A barbeque can be supplied if requested when booking.
The use of the airconditioning has an extra charge.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 44 sqm
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • Mosquito screens
  • Furnished terrace
  • Pets welcome
  • Kettle
  • Note: there is no dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Toddler friendly property
  • No smoking
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • American coffee machine
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Microwave available on request, please order it when booking
  • Air-conditioning
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Barbecue
Location: Castellare in Chianti

Castellare in Chianti is a lovely hamlet in the Tuscan hills near Gaiole in Chianti. It is recently restored with care and to a good standard. There are three buildings which house 9 individual villas, the reception and the custodian's villa.


The large pool is located down a few steps immediately next to the buildings, it's surrounded by a wooden fence with three gates. A pretty pine forest bordering the pool area provides shade.

This wonderful Tuscan hamlet is well positioned in the Chianti hills above Gaiole and about 3.5km from a little village where there is a restaurant. It's surrounded by a cooling forest which keeps it fresh during the hot Tuscan days.
All the individual eating areas are open to the hamlet grounds which makes this the ideal property for those who seek contact with other guests. There is also a quiet road which passes the hamlet, however occasional traffic can be heard.

Pets are allowed at Castellare in Chianti however must remain on a leash in the communal grounds. At the property there is a fenced area especially for pets where they can be let lose to run around.

Pool Info


The pool is full fenced with a wooden fence and netting with three gates for entry. It is located to one side of the hamlet buildings and is overlooked by the cottage and three of the apartments. To one side it is protected by a lovely pine forest which also provides some shade for parts of the day.

The entire area has a lovely English lawn which has several sun-beds. There are traditional metal steps into the pool.
The pool is 12x6 metres and 0.8-2.10 metres deep. It's open from May to October.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 12x6 mtrs, 0.8-2.10mtrs deep, open from May to October (weather permitting)
  • Babysitter - book in advance
  • House Maid - book in advance
  • Private Chef - book in advance
  • Leisure - wine tasting, olive oil tasting, walking, biking, hotair ballooning
  • Washing Machine Onsite - communal machine
  • Mountain-bike rental on site - 4 bikes are available for an extra cost
  • Local Leisure - a small children's playground, ping pong and table soccer available
  • Railways - Montevarchi, 20km away
  • Distances - Arezzo 55km, Cortona 96km, San Gimignano 70km, Montalcino 80km, Montepulciano 92km, Pisa 148km, Sienna 25 Km , Florence 60 Km
  • Approach road - all paved

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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 250 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
  • 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
 
2014 availability
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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 250 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
  • 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/
Gerry
Mature couple
Gouda, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: May 2014
Pros Rustig en mooi gelegen, leuke bochtige wegen in de omgeving ideaal voor motorrijders
Local attractions Voor Prada en Miu Miu liefhebbers in Montevarchi (dichtbij) een Outlet genaamd Space. Klein mooi dorpje is Lugignano richting Arrezzo
10
Anonymous
Mature couple
Elst, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: June 2012
Pros De prachtige ligging in een bijna idyllische omgeving. De leiding (Tanja en Stefano) zijn erg vriendelijke, innemende mensen, met zorg voor je. Tanja is echt een lieverd.
Cons De keuken en huisraad was wat aan de magere kant.
Local attractions Wij vonden de Chianti omgeving uiterst fraai. Leuke steden en stadjes in de nabije omgeving. Restaurants te over. Veel mooie, wilde dieren gezien en gehoord, met name mooie vogels (nachtegaal, wielewaal, diverse mooie vinkensoorten, bijeneter).
9
Anonymous
Mature couple
SAINT MARTIN DU BEC, France

Review date:
Stay: May 2012
Pros la tranquillité, la fait de se situer au cour de Chianti et pas trop loin de Sienne et de Florence, avec des facilités pour s'y rendre en train.
Cons l'éloignement pour faire ses provisions.
Local attractions le petit restaurant de Gaiole in Chianti, très bien pour les autres lieux nous avons déjeuner sur place (Florence, Sienne à la tave ne Giuseppe; san Gimignano, sur la place mais je ne me souvines plus le nom.
9

Nearest town

The nearest town is Gaiole in Chianti which is about 9km away. In the town there is a selection of shops and restaurants. Various amenities are also available. There is a restaurant in the hamlet of Castagnoli, which is about 3.5km 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: 19.00

- 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 19.00

- 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: 85km - 1h 12m
Aeroporto Perugia: 118km - 1h 35m
Aeroporto Pisa: 144km - 1h 49m

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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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