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Villa Accommodation Details
Villa Details
bedrooms: 2

bathrooms: 2

available for: 4 people

Pool type: Shared Pool

Shared PoolPet FriendlyInternet WI-FI InhouseAir-conditioningWashing Machine Onsite
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Villa Girasole at San Regolo in Brolio
Location address: San Regolo - Siena   Show on map - 8,3 (12 reviews)
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Villa Girasole is located towards the rear of the hamlet close to the swimming pool.  Steps lead up to the garden and the covered terrace which you cross to enter the villa. 
The large arched glass doorway opens directly into the lounge/kitchen/diner.  This is a lovely light room with the kitchen area located towards the rear of the room on the right hand side.  The fitted units are arranged in an ‘L’ shape and have a dishwasher, oven, gas hobs and free standing fridge/freezer.  There is a wooden dining table and six painted matching chairs to one side.  Along one wall is a comfortable sofa with flat screen TV with satellite and DVD player.
To the right of the living area is a small corridor where the ground floor bedroom is located.  This has a double bed, dressing table and large matching painted wardrobe.  A door opens out onto the garden that runs across the rear of the property.  Next door at the end of the corridor is a bathroom with corner shower, basin, WC and bidet.
Stairs from the corridor lead up to the first floor.  On the left at the top of the stairs is a large storage cupboard, opposite on the right is the bathroom with corner shower, basin, WC and bidet.  The spacious second bedroom has a double bed, painted dressing table and matching wardrobe.  Please note that both bedrooms can be made up as twins if required, please advise us at the time of booking what configuration you require.
Outside the large covered terrace at the front of the property is furnished with dining table and six chairs.  Sitting here you probably have the best views across the vineyards toward the city of Sienna on the left and the hilltop castle of Cacchiano on the right.  There is a raised grass area to the rear of the villa planted with trees which both the living area and ground floor bedroom open onto, and a further very large uncovered raised terrace to the side.
The villa has either terraced or garden areas on three sides of the property with the most stunning views across the surrounding countryside.
All bedrooms can be made into twins, if you require twins please request this when booking.
Air conditioning - available and charged for use

The garden is fenced.
Small dogs are welcome, there is an extra weekly charge for their stay, payable at the property.

In House: Facilities
  • The size of the apartment is 90 sqm
  • TV
  • TV Sat (news only)
  • Furnished terrace
  • Pets welcome
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Toddler friendly property
  • No smoking
  • Hairdryer
  • Stove top espresso machine
  • American coffee machine
  • Barbecue
  • Internet WI-FI Inhouse
  • Mosquito screens in every room
  • Air-conditioning
  • 1 baby cot
  • 1 highchair
Location: San Regolo in Brolio

San Regolo in Brolio is a lovely brand new hamlet with a small collection of villas located on the edge of the village of San Regolo, and is within easy walking distance of the centre of the village.
The hamlet consists of 5 buildings housing a total of 8 apartments, each of the villas have been thoughtfully and tastefully put together, with each accommodation having their own private garden and terrace. In addition, each villa also has its own private garage for guests use.



Located on a lower terrace to the rear of the hamlet is the shared salt water swimming pool. This is a fantastic location boasting wonderful views across the vineyards and countryside to Siena and Monte Amiata in the distance behind the medieval city.
From the hamlet it’s a short walk up hill to the famous Brolio castle, which is surrounded by its own vineyards. You can visit the castle where the 32nd Baron Ricasolli and his family live. There is a restaurant serving traditional Tuscan food and you can have a wine tasting in the tasting rooms.

Dogs are welcome, a local charge will be made per week

Pool Info

The large infinity salt water pool is located on a lower lever than the houses. It is surrounded by a pretty lawn and paved area, with a shower to one side. The entire pool area is fenced, making this an ideal property for young families. There are sunbeds and umbrellas around the pool.
The wide open views over the countryside, onto Siena and beyond can be admired from this area while you enjoy a cooling dip after a warm Tuscan day. The pool can be seen from the houses.
There is a very shallow baby pool, divided from the main pool by a metal railing, it's a good size for children to play in.
It is 15x6 meters and 1.2-2.2 meters deep. Open from May to October.
Onsite: Facilities and Local Services
  • Pool fenced - 15x6 mtrs, 1.2-2.2mtrs deep. Open May to October (weather permitting) - 15x6 mtrs, 1.2-2.2mtrs deep. Open May to October (weather permitting)
  • Babysitter - book in advance
  • Private Chef - book in advance
  • House Maid - book in advance
  • Barbecue Onsite - communal BBQ available
  • Washing Machine Onsite - communale machine available
  • Parking - each villa has undercover parking
  • Local Leisure - wine tasting, hot air ballooning, walking, cycling, olive oil tasting
  • Horse riding - Please see the following link http://www.castelloditornano.it/maneggioingle.htm
  • Wine Tastings - info and prices available from owner on arrival
  • Cooking Courses - info and prices available from owner on arrival
  • Mountain-bike rental on site - 6 bikes are available for an extra daily cost
  • Other services - massages on request
  • Railways - Siena, 24km away
  • Approach road - all paved
  • Distances - Gaiole in Chianti 11km, Siena 17km, Florence 77km, Pisa 176km, San Gimigano 60km, Rome 239km

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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 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 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
  • Optional extra costs: Air conditioning - available and charged for use.
    Small dogs are welcome, there is an extra weekly charge for their stay, payable at the property.
 
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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 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 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
  • Optional extra costs: Air conditioning - available and charged for use.
    Small dogs are welcome, there is an extra weekly charge for their stay, payable at the property.
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
Adult family group
tignes, France

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
Pros Un havre de paix au milieu des vignes. Vue superbe sur la Toscane.
Très bien située pour découvrir la région du Chianti qui est la plus belle de Toscane avec ses villages.
Cons Manque d'éclairage dans la pièce principale, c'est le seul défaut de la maison. Sinon tout le reste est parfait.
9
Anonymous
Young couple
Heidelberg, Germany

Review date:
Stay: September 2013
8
Michael
Adult family group
Edemissen, Germany

Review date:
Stay: July 2013
Pros Sehr schöne und ruhige Lage.
9
Eileen
Family with older children
Blackrock, Ireland, Republic of

Review date:
Stay: June 2013
Pros The view from the terrace, especially at sunset, was beautiful. The pool was lovely and just across the road. The laundry room with many 'spare' items (our airing rack broke, so we just swapped it with a good one from there) was an excellent feature. Also the ltlle kitchen garden with lettuce, zuchini, basil etc was a bonus - shame the tomatoes weren't ripe yet!
Local attractions Il Carlino d'Oro was a hidden gem, and the Villa's proximity, a gentle walk from historic Brolio Castle has to be a bonus. Siena wih all its attractions was close 20 minute drive away, and of course it's in the heart of the beautiful Chianti countryside.
7
Rita
Adult family group
Kaufungen, Germany

Review date:
Stay: May 2013
Pros Das Konzept der Anlage - mehrere unterschiedlich große Häuser mit großem Grundstück und hervorragenden Fernblick (bis Siena) und Gemeinschaftspool.
Cons Die Dusche ist zu eng mit störendem Wasserhahn. Behinderte können diese nur eingeschränkt nutzen. Der Fugenschleier vom Neubau war im Bad noch immer nicht entfernt. Der Fernseher ist sehr klein und hat eine katastrophale Tonqualität. Der Internetanschluss ist zu langsam und somit nur eingeschränkt nutzbar. Das Sofa ist sehr unbequem - für TV-Abende ungeeignet. Es fehlen Sitzkissen und Auflagen für die Sonnenliegen. Die Anzahl der Handtücher ist zu gering. Die Geschirrausstattung entspricht dem eines Zeltlagers. Sehr einsam und gute Einkaufsmöglichkeit für Lebensmittel erst in Siena.
Local attractions Siena, Florenz, Arezzo, Radda und San Gimignano. Osteria La Piccarda in Monteliscai - preiswert, lecker und sehr freundlich (Gute Pizzeria).
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Marcus
Mature couple
Mönchengladbach, Germany

Review date:
Stay: September 2012
Pros Wunderbare ruhige Lage mit der entsprechenden Aussicht in die sanften Hügel der Toskana.
Cons Der Wohn Essbereich ist mit sehr ungemütlichen Stühlen und einer ungemütlichen Couach ausgestattet. Wenn wegen schlechtem Wetter oder abends ein längerer Aufenthalt im Haus ansteht hat man wenig Möglichkeiten sich zum Lesen oder Fernsehen "hinzuflegeln". Die Ausstattung mit Weingläsern und Besteck könnte besser sein.
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Niall
Mature couple
Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom

Review date:
Stay: October 2012
Pros Lovely location albeit a little isolated. The accomodation was very good, very quiet and had a nice pool. The views were beautiful and we found the experience very relaxing.
Cons It was a little too isolated with very limited choices of places to eat in the evenings. There was a restaurant at Castil0 Brolio, but it was too expensive to eat at each night, 3 courses plus wine for 2 averaged 95 Euros. There was a trattoria in the hamlet, easy walking distance, but only opened during lunchtime......we were out visiting the sights each day. Apart from this choice you had to drive to the nearest small town about 20 minutes in the pitch dark along very twisting roads, so we felt a little out of it even though we felt it was near to eateries according to the listing.
Local attractions The restaurant at the castle is expensive, small portions and not a great deal of choice, so apart from a 20 minute drive it is difficult to recommend a restaurant. It was getting to the end of the season, so we felt the choices were very limited. Siena about half an hour away is beautiful, and the countryside is spectacular everywhere.
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Anonymous
Family with young children
Edmonton, Canada

Review date:
Stay: August 2012
Pros Villa Girasole is in a great location for exploring the Chianti region. It makes an excellent base for day trips. The unit is lovely, spacious and clean. The pool and garden are wonderful as well. Driving, walking or cycling, you will enjoy staying at Villa Girasole.
Cons The wifi was spotty and the kitchen could have included some more basics, like pepper and sharper knives.
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Anne
Family with young children
Colombes, France

Review date:
Stay: July 2012
Pros La villa, la piscine, le calme et le nombre limité de maisons dans le "hameau".
Cons Rien
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Anonymous
Family with young children
Varsenare, Belgium

Review date:
Stay: July 2012
Pros Het uitzicht, het zwembad, het mooie huis, de netheid
Cons beetje ver rijden naar toeristische plaatsen de wijn in omstreken is zeer duur
Local attractions bezoek aan Siena, Vertiene
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Anonymous
Family with older children
Kiel, Germany

Review date:
Stay: June 2012
Pros Der Ausblick ist wunderschön, das Haus ist gut ausgestattet und die Fotos auf der Website entsprechen der Realität.
Local attractions Besonders gefielen uns Siena, Radda, Gaiole, das Castello di Brolio, das Castello Lucignano, Montereggioni, Chiantigiana,
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Anonymous
Family with older children
Rheinfelden, Germany

Review date:
Stay: May 2012
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Andreas
Olpe, Germany

Review date:
Stay: May 2011
Villa Girasole
 Was waren die Highlights Ihres Urlaubs? sehr netter Empfang und gute Betreuung vor Ort.
 Wie war Ihr Gesamteindruck der Unterbrungung? sehr gut, keinerlei Mängel. Traf voll und ganz die Erwartungen eines ruhigen Urlaubs.
Gab es unangenehme Überraschungen? keine
Haben Sie andere Anmerkungen? Wir werden bald wieder kommen!!
Andreas Schelle
Germany
Mai 2011
 
Michele
Oberursel, Germany

Review date:
Stay: April 2011
Villa Girasole
What were the highlights of your stay?    Our quiet villa and our private chef.
What was your overall impression of the accommodation?    Very nice.
Did you have any unpleasant surprises during your stay with us?
Do you have any other comments regarding the accommodation or service?
Michele Grunsky
Germany
April 2011
 
Annette
South Yarra, Australia

Review date:
Stay: September 2010
Villa Girasole
What were the highlights of your holiday? Good food, good wine friendly locals
What was your overall impression of the accommodation?    Excellent
Did you have any unpleasant surprises during your stay with us? No
Do you have any other comments regarding the accommodation or service? As English visitors, a Kettle and tea pot would have been appreceiated.
Some cooking utensils require some maintenance - i.e. loose handles.
Annette Haworth
Australia
September 2010
 
Matthias
Gütersloh, Germany

Review date:
Stay: September 2010
Villa Girasole
Was waren die Highlights Ihres Urlaubs? Die Sonnenuntergänge auf der Terasse, der Wein, die wundervolle Landschaft, die Ruhe.
Wie war Ihr Gesamteindruck von der Unterbringung? Das Haus was sehr gut eingerichtet und entsprach ihrer Beschreibung im Internet. alles bestens.
Gab es unangenehme Überraschungen? Keine
Haben Sie andere Anmerkungen? Wenn in Ihrer Anzeige (und in den Hausbestimmungen) steht, dass einmal die Woche das Haus gereinigt wird, sollte das auch geschehen.
Matthias Hobusch
Germany
September 2010
 

Nearest town

The nearest village is San Regolo, which is a tiny village about 100 meters away. Within 1km you get to Brolio Castle which is a lovely wine estate with a wine tasting room, and a castle to visit. Here there is a second good restaurant. Gaiole in Chianti is a town about 11km away, it has a grocery shop, baker, post office, bank and several other facilities.

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?
not included

- Is there Internet in the villa?
WI-FI with weekly charge

- 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: 96km - 1h 22m
Aeroporto Perugia: 113km - 1h 26m
Aeroporto Pisa: 155km - 1h 59m

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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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