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La Valle
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La Valle is a restored hay barn that lays on the hillside 300 metres walk (or 2km drive) from the exquisite village of Lecchi in Chianti. Surrounded by tracts of serene and timeless countryside La Valle can be found nestled amongst olives and vines in the sublime beauty of the Chianti landscape affording vistas decorated with the medieval castles of Monte Luco and Brolio beyond.

In addition to aesthetic pleasures, this region offers exceptional cuisine, enhanced by many of Italy's greatest wines, virtually every village possesses a noteworthy Trattoria where you can enjoy food unrivalled in its refined simplicity and Lecchi within 300 meters and San Sano within 3 km are no exceptions.

La Valle is at the end of a 500 meter private road which also acts as a foot path that passes the front iron gates of the house and down to Lecchi. There are extensive private gardens that are totally fenced with beautiful lawns and planted areas and paths to lead you from terrace to terrace and down to the pool and into the small olive grove at the foot of the land.

La Valle is on two levels that are joined by external stairs. The ground floor entrance is from the lower terrace and enters the kitchen dining area, ahead and the living area to the right. The modern kitchen is well equipped and fitted with gas hobs, electric oven, microwave oven, and fridge freezer. This well designed space has dining table and chairs laid in front of the kitchen area which in turn lead out onto the lower terrace with table and chairs.



To the right an arch leads to the living area with SAT TV, DVD and CD player. There is an open fire place and a sofa, armchair and coffee table, the large window opens to the views across the valley and the double doors lead out the lawns.

To the other side of the ground floor the corridor leads onto an ample double bedroom to the right and a bathroom with shower next to it. Sharing the bathroom and on the other side of the corridor is a larger bedroom which has a splendid opening onto the gardens and lawns. There is small laundry room at the end of the corridor with a washing machine.



The external terracotta stairs take you to the large upper terrace furnished with table and chairs, from here the vistas are even more dominant and the splendid Brolio Castle can been seen in the distance.


You enter into the second kitchen dining area, this kitchen is also well fitted and smaller than the kitchen on the ground floor, there is a table and chairs and to the right is a living area with fire place, TV and a sofa.


Ahead and to the right is the bedroom furnished in reproduction Tuscany farmhouse style, there is window with magnificent views. To the left as you enter is the ensuite bathroom with shower - here too there is a window which looks across the valley.




Pets are allowed only in the garden.


There is parking inside the fenced property
Internet WI-FI - available in the villa for free. Please bring your own laptop.

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The swimming pool area is furnished with sun lays and reclining chairs. There are internal pool steps at the shallow end of 10 x 5 x 1.35 meter pool which is open from May to mid September.


The views from the pool are beautiful and take in the surrounding olives, the small village of Lecchi with its characteristic church bell and the hills beyond.
The pool is 10x5 mtrs, 1.35 mtrs deep and open from mid-May to mid-September

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the villa is 120 sqm
  • Fire place (stove)
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • Barbecue
  • DVD player (Euro)
  • CD player
  • 2 working fireplaces
  • Washing Machine Inhouse
  • Note: there is no dishwasher
  • Microwave oven
  • Alarm System
  • Electric fans
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Filter coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • No pets allowed
  • Kettle
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Swimming pool - 10x5 mtrs, 1.35 mtrs deep, open from mid-May to mid-September (weather permitting) - 10x5 mtrs, 1.35 mtrs deep, open from mid-May to mid-September (weather permitting)
  • House Maid - available on request
  • Babysitter - book in advance
  • Cook on request - book in advance
  • Leisure - wine tasting, olive oil tasting, biking, walking, hotair ballooning
  • Railways - Montevarchi, 31km away
  • Distances - Florence 40km, Siena 25km, San Gimignano 50km
  • Approach road - 1km good unpaved road 500 mtrs very steep good paved road at 20%

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    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 some exemptions apply
  • Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost
  • High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost
 
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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: 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 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/
Philip
Family with older children
Cricklade, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Pros Location - second to none;
The welcome - home made cake and a bottle of wine!
Cons The flies - only outside, nothing anyone can do about this;
Local attractions The Malborgheto restaurant in the village
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Anne
Family with older children
Chambourcy, France

Review date:
Stay: August 2014
Pros Maison agréable dans magnifique jardin. Très paisible
Cons Rien de grave... peut etre aboiement de chiens du village voisin
9
Anonymous
Family with young children
Studen, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: July 2014
Pros die Lage war einfach genial, so ruhig, wahnsinnig gepflegt und sehr viel Platz. Das Haus ist ein Bijou, sehr stilvoll eingerichtet. Roberta und Ihr Mann sind sehr zuvorkommend und wir haben uns so richtig willkommen gefühlt.
Local attractions Radda war sehr schön und Siena. Das Restaurant in Lecchi war superfein.
10
Anonymous
Group of friends
Dahl, Luxembourg

Review date:
Stay: June 2014
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andre
Young couple
berlin, Germany

Review date:
Stay: June 2014
Pros Die Lage und das Anwesen sind wahnsinnig schön.
Cons Die Sessel und die Couch im Wohnzimmer könnten erneuert werden.
Local attractions San Gimignano.
9
Connie
Adult family group
Soldotna, United States of America

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
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Robert
Group of friends
Aberdeen, United States of America

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros La Valle was physically comfortable, beautiful and in a great location.
Cons The only issue, which is very minor, was that the hosts spoke very little English, and that made the orientation very difficult.
Local attractions Lecchi and San Sano were conveniently close to La Valle, and both locations had excellent restaurants. The views and pool were wonderful. We enjoyed the mornings and evenings sitting outside the villa.
10
Dominic
Family with older children
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2013
Pros - Beautiful setting on the hillside with wonderful views - perfect for dining al fresco
- Easy walking access through the woods to Lecchi (10 minutes max) which has a small store, a coffee/wine bar and a good restaurant.
- ... yet totally private
- Beautiful and well-maintained gardens
- Everything works, is very clean and in very good condition (including the pool)
- Very well equipped (no dishwasher, but we knew this)
- Short drive to Radda (10-15 minutes)
- Pool towels provided
Cons Roberta and Aurelio do not speak English, but this is more than made up for by their friendliness.
Local attractions Lecchi is a quiet and pleasant village and you can walk to it through the woods, the path is a bit confusing the first time (especially in the dark!) but you get the hang of it. Malborghetto is a good restaurant - food and atmosphere, though a bit expensive for everyday. The shop and attached cafe/wine bar is friendly and quite well-stocked, but not open on Sunday. Radda is beautiful for strolling and has a number of wine bars and restaurants (Pizza Pie offers huge, very good and cheap pizzas, at the other end of the scale is La Botte di Bacco for a special evening). There is a well-stocked (and often very busy) Coop (open Sunday morning). Casa Porciatti is a quality grocers. Siena isn't far away and definitely worth the excursion.
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Stephen
Family with young children
Sydney, Australia

Review date:
Stay: June 2013
Pros Everything was perfect and the pictures were exactly like it was. Roberta and Aurillio were great and happy to help out whenever needed in a very prompt way.
Cons The villa and gardens were superb. The only improvement would be to clear the walking track to Lecchi as it is well overgrown and hard to get through.
Local attractions San Sano restaurant was great. The supermarket at Lecchi was very good and friendly. Malborghetto restaurant was not that good this time in Lecchi
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Anonymous
Group of friends
Zürich, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: June 2013
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Richard
Young couple
New Haw, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: May 2013
Pros Secluded location, beautifully maintained gardens full of fragrant herbs & flowers, stunning views, peace and quiet with a short walk to a shop, bar and restaurant in Lecchi.
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Alan
Family with young children
Guildford, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: May 2013
Pros The location, the pool, the garden, privacy, high standard of conversion, the separate upstairs accommodation, a lovely welcome, prompt help from the manager. The stunning scenery. Very little traffic.
Cons The furniture in the living room is a bit shabby, too many kitschy ornaments, the quality of bedding (we could have done with more blankets), a dishwasher would be nice, the manager and her husband are lovely and helpful but could speak a bit more English, the cost of heating could turn to be high if used a lot. The path to Lecchi is impenetrable. We ended up in a lady's farm yard. It is perfect for a quiet poolside holiday but you need to drive to get to any attractions. There could be more information about local amenities, brochures, maps etc. in the villa.
Local attractions Radda is lovely and has many good restaurants. Several vineyards nearby with helpful staff and interesting tours. We went to Albola. If you go to Siena on the market day, go very early as parking becomes impossible later. We visited the sculpture park which was interesting.
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Koen
Family with young children
Molde, Norway

Review date:
Stay: September 2012
Pros Wij kijken terug op een geweldige vakantie in Chianti en het huis heeft daar grotendeels aan bijgedragen. We zijn ontzettend hartelijk ontvangen door Roberta en Oriano, de eigenaren. Vooraf hadden wij voor de dag van aankomst een thuisdiner bestelt. Na een lange reis kwamen we in het donker aan bij Casa La Valle. De tafel was gedekt, de grill stond aan en het warme onthaal maakte dat we ons direct welkom voelden. Casa La Valle biedt privacy, een prachtig uitzicht op de heuvels van Chianti en het kleine dorpje Lecchi. Het huis is omheind, wat prettig is met een peuter. De mooi aangelegde tuin biedt verschillende plekjes om lekker te zitten en te genieten van het lekkere weer. Het huis is met zorg en aandacht ingericht. Er is aan de details gedacht. De badkamer is eenvoudig en in de keuken misten we een afwasmachine. Het dorpje Lecchi is een tien minuutjes lopen, door bos en langs olijfgaarden. Een leuk café voor Cappuccino of een wijntje en een heerlijk restaurant met prachtig terras. De alimentari had ook voldoende in huis. Het paadje naar Lecchi toe is niet kinderwagenvriendelijk, maar wij droegen de kinderen in buik/rugdragers. Roberta heeft uiteindelijk 5x in 2 weken voor ons gekookt. 's Avonds als de kinderen sliepen aten wij gezellig samen op het terras, terwijl Roberta ons lekkere regionale gerechten voorschotelde voor een redelijke prijs. De porties waren groot genoeg om er de volgende dag weer van te eten. Vooral haar gastvrijheid en warme persoonlijkheid heeft ons geraakt en zullen we niet gauw vergeten. Ze spreekt weinig Engels, dus een woordje Italiaans spreken is wel handig.
Cons Niets
Local attractions Siena op een half uurtje rijden is fantastisch. Abbazzia di Monte Oliveto in Le Crete is een aanrader. Radda, een kwartiertje rijden, is ook een leuk plaatsje. Het restaurant in Lecchi is uitmuntend en het cafeetje/wijnbar een leuk plekje met vriendelijk personeel.
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mark
Family with young children
woking, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: September 2012
Pros good location. very quiet.
Cons hard beds
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Tracy
Family with older children
Guildford, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros The gardens were beautiful and the villa had everything we could ask for and more
Cons Tiniest showers in the world. Couldn't move in them and certainly couldn't bend down. A shame as both bathrooms were large and could have very easily accommodated larger shower cubicles.
Local attractions Returned to Malborghetta and Grotta della Rana restaurants and found them unchanged after 8 years which was perfect. Florence and Siena easily accessible even for just half day trips.
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david
Family with young children
halesowen, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros The quality - of the property/refurbishment, the cleanliness, the gardens and their upkeep. As well as the beautiful location.
Cons Nothing really. A few metres closer to Lecchi would have been good but not much to do about this!
Local attractions Its just a generally great location to get to the Chianti vilages, Siena, and even down to Montalcino/Pienza. In Radda we like the garden in La Perla del Palazzo to eat.
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Peter
Group of friends
Newbury, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros The location, the wonderful owners and the ability to walk to an excellent restaurant. We were two mature couples and due to its design La Valle offered perfect accommodation with loads of space. Roberta and Onario, the owners, go the extra mile to ensure that guests have everything they need. We would go back in a heartbeat.
Cons We were plagued by wasps when eating or sitting outside. Just a risk of being in the countryside I guess.
Local attractions Il Marborghetto offers excellent food, wine and service at very fair prices. We went there three times in one week and each time it was faultless. The nearest town is Radda about 5 miles away which offers a choice of shops and restaurants.
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Bert
Mature couple
Echteld, Netherlands

Review date:
Stay: June 2012
Pros De ligging met bijbehorende privacy en uitzicht.
Mooie strakke tuin en fantastisch zwembad.
Het zeer goede gastheerschap van de eigenaars. TV ging stuk en binnen één dag nieuwe TV en decoder, zodat wij het EK-voetbal konden zien. Centrale ligging in de Chianti.
Cons Badkamer zou wat luxer mogen. Douchecabine ietwat klein. Keukeninrichting sober. Waterkoker ontbrak.
Local attractions De restaurants in Lecchi, Borghatto en San Sano, La Grotta della Rana, zijn van zeer goede kwaliteit en prijs. Het terras en ook het eten bij de Osteria alla Piazza is van wereldniveau. Het huis ligt middenin de wijnkastelenroute, o.a. Castello di Brolio is een must voor elke wijnliefhebber.
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Jillian
Rattery, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2010
What were the highlights of your holiday? Lovely accommodation and pool.

Hostess/owner (Roberte) was lovely. We had problems with the DVD and a new one was delivered the same day. Nothing seemed to much trouble. We had her mobile in case of anything (which we didn't need) but we liked the fact that she didn't keep coming round! The pool was cleaned very early in the morning so we didn't even know they had been.
What was your overall impression of the accommodation?    Very high standard with everything you could need. Often 'lounges' are pretty basic with not enough comfortable seating for everyone. This certainly wasn't the case with La Valle. The garden was lovely and the pool great. Views lovely.


Did you have any unpleasant surprises during your stay with us? We only booked this accommodation because it had access to a nearby shop and restaurant. The way to the village was through a wood and it wasn't possible to use this route in the dark. Access via the road was too far to walk. Therefore we had to drive to the restaurant which was a disappointment as we couldn't have a drink. The shop was also closed for the first two days we went down to the village. Although we noticed it was open later in the week when we drove through the village - we had given up.
Do you have any other comments regarding the accommodation or service? The hostess was very welcoming. Cake on arrival was lovely (and a surprise when she brought another one when she came to change the linen).
We arrived during a bank holiday and therefore the 'welcome' pack wasn't sufficient, especially in terms of bread (which obviously went stale very quickly). If you are flying, you can't bring foodstuffs with you. Perhaps you could consider offering a larger pack (obviously costing more and accepting it would be move 'english' focussed as this would be the first few days) which would could see you through 2/3 days (when shops and restaurants close). I would have chosen this just so I had peace of mind that we had food to eat - cereal, pasta, a jar of sauce, a veg (frozen peas?), cheese, frozen chicken pieces perhaps. I appreciate people don't always arrive during festival but most arrive at weekends when access to shops etc more difficult.
Jillian Gregg
United Kingdom
August 2010
The shop was closed because a member of the family passed away.
The starter pack is being improved for 2010 to include items such as pasta and a jar of sauce.
 
Markus
Dietikon, Switzerland

Review date:
Stay: July 2010
Was waren die Highlights Ihres Urlaubs? Es hat einfach alles gestimmt.
Wie war Ihr Gesamteindruck von der Unterbringung? Hervorragend.
Gab es unangenehme Überraschungen? Nur solche mit dem Autovermieter, dafür können Sie aber nichts :-)
Haben Sie andere Anmerkungen? Das Haus ist zwar teuer, aber der Service (auch die liebevolle und doch zurückhaltende Art der Besitzer) war perfekt.
Markus Notter
Switzerland
Juli 2010
 
Georgina
Hobart, Australia

Review date:
Stay: June 2010
What were the highlights of your holiday? La Valle itself, Malborghetto restaurant in Lecchi (not only great food but the owner was kind enough to give us a lift back to La Valle at the end of the meal), the friendliness, courtesy and helpfulness of everyone we came across in Chianti, some fabulous wine tastings, and a lovely meal for 11 of us (a family reunion) cooked and served at La Valle thge day after we arrived by Emily of Tuscan Chef.
What was your overall impression of the accommodation?    Excellent. Roberta and Orario were wonderful, and La Valle is a gorgeous, peaceful and well maintained villa with lovely gardens. They took such trouble, and have clearly put alot of thought into making this the great destination that it is.
Did you have any unpleasant surprises during your stay with us? We found the walk back up to La Valle a little harder than expected, especially at night with a pram! Not really unpleasant, but it made a difference.
Do you have any other comments regarding the accommodation or service? Wherever we went in Chianti we found friendliness, courtesy and helpfulness. People were good to us. A car is vital, and we were pleased to be at Lecchi where the tourist density felt a little less than, for example, at Greve. Tuscany is gorgeous, and we loved exploring the villages, vineyards etc.
Georgina Salier
Australia
June 2010
 
Ian
Hagley, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: May 2010
What were the highlights of your holiday? We had such a fabulous time. We visited the beautiful Pisa, Siena and San Giminiano. It was great having such a wonderful alimetari within walking distance and a great restaurant within a 5 minute drive.
What was your overall impression of the accommodation?    Excellent, great location, fabulous views and the garden was beautiful
Did you have any unpleasant surprises during your stay with us? No
Do you have any other comments regarding the accommodation or service? Thank you for such a great holiday!
Ian Clarke
United Kingdom
May 2010
 
Frank
Bromley , United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: June 2010
What were the highlights of your holiday? Breakfast in the shade by the pool, dinner on the terrace. Peace and quiet and tranqulity.
What was your overall impression of the accommodation?    Beautiful location and gardens.
Did you have any unpleasant surprises during your stay with us? The DVD player requires inspection and attention, thankfully we had a portbable player to keep our young children resting during heat of mid-day sun.
Do you have any other comments regarding the accommodation or service? The kitchen lacked some basic items that maybe are found in UK but not in Italy. Kettle and measuring items...Prehaps not the most toddler friendly villa and we had to re arrange some of the delicate furntiture to ensure no damage.
Frank Howell
United Kingdom
June 2010
 
John
Maidstone, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: August 2009
What were the highlights of your holiday? Seeing the villa for the first time & cookery lessons in local restaurant
what was your overall impression of the accommodation?    Perfect
Did you have any unpleasant surprises? The owners turning up at 07.00 on the departure day to work in the garden & the pool with their friends!
Do you have any other comments? The footpath down to the local village needs some better signage as, on our first attempt, we marched through someone's garden & they were not impressed!
John Pocock
United Kingdom
August 2009
 
Robert
Howth, Ireland, Republic of

Review date:
Stay: June 2009
What were the highlights of your holiday? Enjoying the Tuscan countryside and the small villages and hilltop towns. We also had great days in Pisa and Sienna which were easy to get to from our villa.
what was your overall impression of the accommodation?    Excellent. The landlords were very hospitable and gracious. The layout was perfect for 2 couples to share, but not get in each other's way. The setting was gorgeous--loved having our coffee on the terrace, listening to birdsong from the forest and gazing out through the olive groves.
Did you have any unpleasant surprises? Just not as much sunshine as we had hoped! Didn't even get to use the pool and it was mid June.
Do you have any other comments?
Robert Graham
Ireland, Republic of
June 2009
 
Shannon
London, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: May 2009
What were the highlights of your holiday? The cooking class with Simone was amazing. His restaurant is fabulous. He also sent us to a lovely village called Volpia where we sat on a terrace and had a wonderful lunch and a great glass of wine.
what was your overall impression of the accommodation?    The house was picture perfect. It was in a beautiful location with an amazing view of Lecchi. I loved the proximity of the house to the village too. Far enough away to feel that you were on your own but close enought to be able to pick up supplies or go for a lovely lunch. The house was clean and very well maintained.
Did you have any unpleasant surprises? The only thing that spoiled it for us somewhat is that we had to pay for heat because the house was freezing. In our opinion, heat, like hot water, is a basic need. We didn't think that it was right that we were charged for it. Furthermore, we ended up paying for all of the energy we consumed because the reading that was taken from the meter totalled all of the energy consumed together (lights, heat, hot water, pool pump, washing machine etc). We were disappointed that this was done.
Do you have any other comments? I would absolutely recommend this house for the location, the beauty of the house and the village but I would warn them of the energy consumption expectations.
Shannon Rudberg
United Kingdom
May 2009
 

Nearest town

La Valle is located 2km drive or 300m walk from Lecchi in Chianti. This is a small village but 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.
Within walking distance (approx 40minute walk) of La Valle is also the village San Sano. The Chianti town, Radda in Chianti is 15 minutes drive 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: 75km - 1h 16m
Aeroporto Perugia: 126km - 1h 38m
Aeroporto Pisa: 135km - 1h 53m

Show on map the main airports

- 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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