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bedroom: 1

bathroom: 1

available for: 2 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

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Casa Botticelli at Galenda
Location address: Gaiole in Chianti - Siena   Show on map
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Casa Botticelli is a wonderful compact semi-detached villa for two people in the hamlet of Galenda. It has traditional terracotta tiled floors and wooden ceilings throughout. There is easy access to Gaiole, Radda and the surrounding Chianti towns.
Casa Botticelli has a spacious fenced garden surrounding it on two sides. At the front of the villa by the main entrance are a couple of sunbeds, four garden chairs and a large umbrella. Attached to the left side of the building is a small terrace. It is furnished with a round table, four chairs, umbrella and a portable barbecue. The sparkling shared pool is approximately 10 metres away from the front of the property.
Entry to the villa is down a few steps along a path and directly into the spacious kitchen, diner and lounge. The kitchenette offers plenty of workspace and comprises of a double sink, oven, gas hobs, dishwasher and fridge. Close to the kitchenette is a glass dining table with seating for four people.
The lounge is furnished with a double sofa, two armchairs and a wooden cabinet. In one corner is a large flat screen television with satellite. French doors give direct access to the furnished terrace at the side of the property.
From the lounge area is a flight of stairs leading to the first floor. At the top of the stairs to the left is a bathroom with shower. Directly ahead is the double bedroom. This room is bright and airy and is  furnished with a double bed, chest of drawers, a writing desk and two simple chairs.


1 double room, this cannot be converted into a twin room.

The external areas of the villa can be overlooked by the neighbouring property.



Although fenced, the garden is not pet secure

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 65 sqm
  • Furnished garden
  • Furnished terrace
  • Barbecue
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • CD player
  • Microwave oven
  • Oven
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • American coffee machine
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Communal washing machine
  • Hairdryer
  • Baby cot
  • Highchair
  • Electric fans
  • Mosquito screens in every room
  • Toddler friendly property
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Pets welcome
  • No smoking
Location: Galenda

Galenda is a small romantic hamlet located not far from Radda in Chianti and Gaiole in Chianti, two of the main towns of the area. Galenda sits at the top of a hill surrounded by typical Chianti Classico Tuscan landscape with cypresses, olive groves and vineyards.

The swimming pool is located about 50 meters away from the villas with vineyards rising to one side and a fantastic panoramic view across the Chianti hills to the other. It is the perfect place for relaxing after a day of sightseeing with it’s intimate atmosphere. There is a separate pool for children.
Galenda is an ensemble of 12 houses all renovated to extraordinary standards and all with a private entrance and garden or terrace . High quality materials have been used for the restoration: handmade terracotta floors and the beautiful terracotta tiled, typical Tuscan high ceilings with wooden beams are distinctive features of these charming villas. There are two roads passing through the hamlet that join and ending in a small charming square. The communal car park is located at the entrance to the property.
Galenda lies in a completely quiet rural setting, away from the flow of tourists, however is the perfect place from which to explore the entire Chianti. It is convenient to visit all the main towns and villages of this fascinating part of Tuscany, such as Radda, Gaiole, Castellina, Greve and Panzano. The historical art centres of Siena, San Gimignano and Florence can be reached by car in about half an hour.



Pool Info

The pool is located to one side of the property, about 50 meters away from the closest villas. It is situated in an excellent sunny position above the hamlet. With excellent views of the Tuscan hills from one side and olive groves to the other, this corner of Galenda offers an amazing setting for relaxing in the warm Tuscan sunshine.
The oval pool is shared between the twelve villas and is surrounded by a terrace with magnificent views of the natural Tuscan landscape. It lies on a lawn furnished with sun beds and umbrellas. There is also an external shower. In a corner there is a communal table shaded by the olive trees ideal to enjoy an aperitif while admiring the stunning scenery. Close to the main pool there is a small one for children.



The pool is oval shaped. It is 14x4-6 meter, 1.35 meters deep. The baby pool is 3 meters width, 50 cm. deep. They are open from May to September/October depending on weather conditions.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool The pool is 14x4-6 meter, 1.35 meters deep. The baby pool is 3 meters width, 50cm. deep. They are open from May to September/October depending on weather conditions. The pool is 14x4-6 meter, 1.35 meters deep. The baby pool is 3 meters width, 50cm. deep. They are open from May to September/October depending on weather conditions.
  • House Maid - available on request
  • Leisure - cooking school, horse riding, ballooning, yachting
  • Private Chef - available on request
  • Babysitter - book in advance
  • Wine Tastings - available on request
  • Railways - Poggibonsi, 31km away
  • Distances - Florence 40km, Siena 25km, San Gimignano 50km
  • Approach road - 200 mts good unpaved road

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2015 availability
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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 200 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
 
2014 availability
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October
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November
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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 200 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/
Karin
Mature couple
Graz, Austria

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Pros Das Haus ist sehr schön sowohl von außen als auch von innen. Es ist liebevoll und stilvoll eingerichtet. Es ist äußerst ruhig und der Pool und die Liegen sind sehr schön und gepflegt. Auch angenehm war es, dass wir Wäsche waschen konnten.
Cons Wir haben gezielt nach einer Ferienwohnung gesucht, die SAT-TV bietet, was bei Casa Botticelli der Fall war. Aber leider gab es nur einen (1) deutschen Sender und zwar ARD. Es war nicht möglich andere deutsche Sender einzustellen, ein Mitarbeiter der Agentur war vor Ort. Auch die Anleitung für Inbetriebnahme der Waschmaschine, die Hausordnung usw. waren nur in italienisch und englisch vorhanden. Bei rund 80 Millionen Deutschen, 8 Millionen Österreichern und ein paar deutschsprachigen Schweizern (und viele davon machen in Italien Urlaub) sollte es doch möglich sein ein paar deutsche Fernsehsender einzustellen und die Infos zusätzlich zu Englisch und Italienisch auch auf Deutsch zu schreiben. Was auch gefehlt hat waren Informationen zu Ausflugszielen in der Gegend.
Local attractions Radda in Chianti, Casteligna in Chianti und Siena sind sehr zu empfehlen. Wir sind begeisterte Radfahrer und haben 270 km (davon die meisten auf und ab) zurückgelegt. Für diese 3 Städte haben wir kein Auto gebraucht, wir sind von der Unterkunft mit dem Rad gefahren.
9
Sébastien
Young couple
33200, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Pros Le calme du site
Proximité de la piscine
Les 2 jardins privatifs
Entretien parfait des extérieurs
Équipement de la maison
Cons La végétation autour de la piscine coupe trop le panorama
Local attractions Castello di Ama Radda in Chianti
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Guido
Mature couple
Heinrichswil, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: June 2014
Pros Schöne Lage - gepflegte Umgebung - sehr ruhig - schöner Poolbereich - Garten
Local attractions Siena - Radda - Castellina in Chianti - Volpaia
8

Nearest town

Galenda is located 5 km away from Lecchi in Chianti where there is a grocery store with provisions counter, a cafe bar which is open from Easter to October and a restaurant open all year round. Florence is 45 km away, Siena 20 km, Gaiole can be reached by car in about 20 minutes and Radda in Chianti in about 10 minutes.

FAQ

- What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check is in from 16.00 - 21.00.
Checkout by: 10.00

- Can we arrive earlier than 16.00 - 21.00?
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: 73km - 1h 13m
Aeroporto Perugia: 128km - 1h 42m
Aeroporto Pisa: 132km - 1h 51m

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- Can you assist with travel information?
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- 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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