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bedrooms: 2

bathroom: 1

available for: 4 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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Vaniglia at Castellare in Chianti
Location address: Gaiole in Chianti - Siena   Show on map
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Vaniglia is a first floor Tuscan villa located in one of the main buildings of Castellare di Chianti. It is found off a communal landing that provides access also to two other villas.

There is a gazebo furnished with a table and chairs a short walk away from the villa. It is located in the hamlet grounds and is for Vaniglia guests private use. It neighbours the outdoors eating areas of Sesamo and the caretaker.


Inside the villa there is an open plan living area. To one side of this room is a small kitchen unit which has gas hobs, an oven and a small fridge.

In the centre of the room is a wooden table and chairs to seat 6 people. To one side is a double sofa and TV. The room is completed by a fireplace, ideal for the cooler Tuscan evenings. off the kitchen area is the bathroom with shower.


The two bedrooms are accessed from a corridor. The first is a double room with a typical Tuscan iron bed and large wardrobe.


The second bedroom is a narrow yet comfortable twin room. In the room is a a chest of drawers.
The outside eating area is not attached to the villa.
Only small dogs allowed.
A barbeque can be supplied if requested when booking.
Airconditioning is available for an extra charge.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 52 sqm
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • Fire place (open)
  • Mosquito screens
  • Pets welcome
  • Kettle
  • No smoking
  • Note: there is no dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Toddler friendly property
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • American coffee machine
  • Microwave oven
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • 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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September
945 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 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/
Nathalie
Family with older children
Saint Maur des Fossés, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros La propriété est vraiment très belle et très calme.
L'accueil de Tania est excellent, elle est très sympathique et répond au mieux à nos besoins.
La pizza party du samedi soir est au top ! Les pizzas sont préparées et cuites dans le four devant nous, c'est sympathique et convivial (le propriétaire est aux petits soins, c'est très agréable). Ce sont les meilleures pizzas que nous ayons mangées.
Cons La cuisine est vraiment vieillotte (mauvaise odeur dans les placards, pas suffisamment de casseroles, poêle, etc ...). Le réfrigérateur mérite d'être changé. La déco est sympa (vieilles armoire et commode de style tosccan) mais malheureusement les odeurs vont avec et la naphtaline, c'est franchement pas terrible. Nous n'avons jamais mangé dehors, ce n'est pas pratique de devoir tout descendre à chaque fois (pas trop grave pour nous car nous sommes en pavillon, mais il faut en avoir bien conscience surtout si on vit en appartement toute l'année).
8
Anonymous
Adult family group
Neunkirchen, Germany

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros Ruhige Lage
Begrüßungsabend mit allen neuen Gästen
Sauberer Pool und gepflegte Anlage
Familiäre Atmosphäre
Morgens Anlieferung von frischem Gebäck durch fahrenden Bäcker
Cons Anreisetag Samstag - wie überall ! (Stau bei der Anreise - Stau bei der Abreise)
Local attractions Siena (bei Nacht)
10
Norbert
Family with older children
Mannheim, Germany

Review date:
Stay: May 2013
Cons War zu abgelegen, Keine Restaurants in unmittelbarer Nähe,kein Brötchenservice, Sehr schlechte Verständigung mit der Verwalterin. Sehr hohe Nebenkosten ( 1 m³ Gas 5 Euro)
Local attractions San Gimianie, Siena,Montepulciano,Cortona. Restaurant ???????????????
6
Ludovic
Family with young children
SASSENAGE, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros le cadre, le calme, la piscine, le vin et les pizzas
Cons manque une térasse a proximité pour manger dehors. la climatisation a payer en plus. (aprévoir dans le prix de départ)
Local attractions restaurant du pont a GAIOLE IN CHIANTI. le Boucher Charcutier a GAIOLE.
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Anonymous
Family with young children
Kapelle-Op-Den-Bos, Belgium

Review date:
Stay: July 2012
Pros La propreté, la sympathie et la disponibilité des personnes responsables sur place, la piscine, etc.
Cons Nous avons été assez déçus à notre arrivée lorsque nous avons vu que nous avions un appartement au premier étage sans terrasse. Nous avons une petite fille de 3 ans qui se couche vers 20h. Nous avons une maison avec jardin en Belgique. Nous ne partons pas en vacances pour devoir rester enfermés dans un appartement dès que notre fille est au lit. Nous en avons fait part à la personne responsable qui nous a montré une table à notre disposition à 50mètres de l'appartement. Hors de question de laisser notre fille seule dans un endroit inconnu. De plus nous ne pouvions pas voir l'appartement de cette table ! Ils nous ont tout de même installé une table au bas de l'escalier. Très gentil mais pas pratique du tout !
Local attractions El Papavero, Sienne, Gayole, etc...
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laurence
Family with young children
Orvault, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2012
Pros la propreté des lieux
l'accueil et la soirée pizza organisée par le propriétaire le soir de notre arrivée
la piscine , les jeux d'extérieurs (ping pong/ baby foot...)
Cons équipement de cuisine limité (pas de cafetière, de passoir et d'essoreuse à salade)
Local attractions les glaces de Castellina in chianti recommandées par le guide du routard et effectivement délicieuses (situé à l'entrée du village)
8

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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