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bedrooms: 6

bathrooms: 6

available for: 12 people

Pool type: Private Pool

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Isola Serena
Location address: Castellina in Chianti - Siena   Show on map
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Isola Serena is a Tuscan villa, restored in June 2014, located in the heart of the Chianti, on the side of a hill covered in forests and vineyards. It looks out towards the spectacular views of the Val d'Elsa valley and is within easy reach of Castellina in Chianti and Siena.
The pool is a small Jacuzzi style pool, located in a wonderfully travertine paved terrace which looks towards the views. It's on a lower level than the villa and has plenty of sun. Comfortable sun beds sit on either side of the pool to relax while enjoying the Tuscan sun and views.
The two storey Tuscan villa has been well restored and furnished and is surrounded by simple sunny garden. To the front of the villa, facing the views is a huge paved terrace, partly shaded by a pergola attached to the villa. Under this is a large stone and iron table which can seat 12 people.
The villa is entered from the back into a small hall. From here there is an arch opening into the comfortable and elegant dining room which has a huge floor to ceiling height, arched window providing the room with plenty of light. The large wooden table is surrounded by 12 comfortable chairs.
Off to the right an arch provide access to a small lounge/reading room from where there is access to the terrace. The room is simply furnished with a double sofa and wall unit. It, like the rest of the ground floor is paved in terracotta tiles and has the traditional Tuscan villa ceiling of wooden beams and terracotta tiles.
To the left of the dining room is another arch which leads into an open plan kitchen and living room. From the kitchen area there is access to the terrace. The kitchen is well equipped and includes gas hobs, 2 ovens and 2 large fridges with separate freezer compartment. In the centre of the room is a wonderful breakfast island for 5 people.
The lounge to the other side has plenty of sitting space. There is a 8 person angle sofa and two matching arm chairs. In a corner is a fireplace for the cooler nights, while mounted on the wall is a large TV. From this area of the room there is an arch which leads back into the entrance hall from where the is access to a guest toilet and laundry room.
Completing the ground floor is a double bedroom with a high ceiling and two windows providing light. The room has a double wardrobe and a bed which can be set up as a twin if requested when booking. En-suite is a bathroom with shower.
On the first floor are the other 5 bedrooms. Immediately at the top of the stairs is a double bedroom with a mezzanine floor on which there is a writing desk. In the room is a double door, wooden wardrobe and an armchair below a window which looks out towards the spectacular views. En-suite is a bathroom with shower.
The largest of the bedrooms is a suite with three windows providing the room with plenty of light and views. It is decorated in blue and white with a double bed against one wall, a triple door wooden wardrobe and a double sofa with coffee table and TV. In a corner is a writing desk with chair. En-suite is a bathroom with shower.
To the right of the stairs is a small corridor providing access to two bedrooms. The first is decorated in white and green with an en-suite bathroom with shower. The window looks out to the views of the valley. The double bed can be made into a twin if necessary. In the room is a wooden, two door wardrobe and an armchair.
Next to this is a double bedroom decorated in off white and beige. It has a double door wardrobe and matching armchair. The single window looks out to the side of the villa and has pretty views of the forest covered hills. En-suite is a bathroom with shower.
The final bedrooms is next to the suite. It has plenty of light provided by the two windows, one of which looks to the back of the property while the other to the Chianti hills to the side. It is decorated in white and red with a double bed that can become a twin, a two door wardrobe and an armchair. En-suite is a bathroom with shower.


The entire villa has been tastefully furnished in an elegant and unfussy style. Around it is 4 acres of private land.


6 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
All bedrooms can be made up as a twin rooms only if requested when booking.
There is no heating in this villa and therefore it doesn't rent in the winter months.

Pool Info

The pool is a sunken Jacuzzi style pool located on a lovely sunny terrace on a lower level than the villa. Around the pool is a large, travertine paved sun deck with sun beds and umbrellas on either side of the pool. They look out towards the incredible views down the forest covered hills to the Val d'Elsa valley in the distance.
The pool has roman steps to enter and a bench along one side, ideal to relax in the cool water while enjoying the massage jets and the views. It is small but perfect to cool off and wind down after a day of sightseeing. It is 4.4 x 2.5 metres and 1 metre deep. It's open all year.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the villa is 440 sqm
  • Barbecue
  • Furnished terrace
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • CD player
  • TV Sat (Sky)
  • MP3 player
  • American coffee machine
  • Espresso machine
  • Kettle
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave oven
  • Wine Cooler
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Toddler friendly property
  • Note: there are no fly screens
  • No smoking
  • No pets allowed
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 4.4x2.5 mtrs, 1mtr deep, Jacuzzi style pool open all year
  • Leisure - walking, biking, hotair ballooning, wine and olive oil tasting
  • Tennis - Castellina in Chianti, 5km away
  • Golf - Circolo Golf L'Abbadia, Colle Val d'Elsa 18km away
  • Horse riding - Club Ippico L'Agrifoglio in Staggia 12km away
  • House Maid - 2 hours included on Wednesday
  • Private Chef - book in advance
  • Railways - Castellina Scalo, 11km
  • Parking - 4 uncovered place on site
  • Approach road - last 2km unpaved in good condition
  • Distances - Castellina in Chianti 5km, Radda in Chianti 16km, Colle Val d'Elsa 19km, Panzano in Chianti 19km, Siena 21km, Greve in Chianti 25km, San Gimignano 31km, Florence 47km, Volterra 47km, Montalcino 60km, Pisa 110km, Lucca 116km, Rome 257km

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2014 availability
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September
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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: Credit Card
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: Not available
  • 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 25 euro per item per week
  • High chair: 1 available on request 15 euro per item per week
 
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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: Credit Card
  • Weekly linen and bathroom towels: included - service provided by local supplier
  • Heating, if used: Not available
  • 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 25 euro per item per week
  • High chair: 1 available on request 15 euro per item per week
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Nearest town

The nearest town is Castellina in Chianti which is about 5km away. It is a pretty market town with a small supermarket and a choice of other small shops. There is also a petrol station, bank, pharmacy and post office. There are several restaurants, wine bars and cafés. Colle Val d'Elsa is a larger town, with a big supermarket and a wide range of shops and amenities. It is about 20km 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: 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: 62km - 1h 01m
Aeroporto Pisa: 105km - 1h 35m
Aeroporto Perugia: 134km - 1h 40m

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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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