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Casafoso, Radda in Chianti - Siena

1 bedroom 1 bathroom 2 guests Private Pool 4,5 - Excellent - Excellent 4,5

Made for two, Casafoso opens the door to the heart of Chianti. Lying immediately south of the hilltop town of Radda, this small cottage will give you a real taste of the wine-producing region. A short walk uphill brings you to the quiet but charming settlement, which has a good restaurant on most corners. Set into the hillside – so much so that a picturesque piece of rock protrudes into the back of the lounge – Casafoso sits to one side of the owner’s villa in neat, fenced grounds overlooking local vineyards and olive-clad fields.

The accommodation, within one two-storey space, is homely and simple. A mezzanine-level bedroom, under a traditional beamed ceiling, maximizes the space available. A small terrace immediately outside is ideal for gently shaded meals. The owners make occasional use of the substantial private swimming pool and surrounding patio but it is largely yours. When you get tired of pretending to be a local in the nearby villages, Siena and San Gimignano are within easy reach, with Florence a little further.

Ground Floor


Sofa, table and chairs, bench, side table, fully equipped kitchenette, fireplace, main entrance.

Shower, sink, WC.

First Floor


Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), sofa, wardrobe, dressing table and chair, two cupboards, bedside table.

Our Thoughts
Access to Chianti off the beaten track, potted lemon trees by the large pool, the sun, the welcome – these are just some of the reasons why we think this villa is so memorable. We like the feeling of space afforded by the arrangement of the bedroom on a mezzanine level. But most of all this is a great base for mixing up laid-back local life and Sienese sophistication.

One bedroom. One bathroom. There is no heating in the villa apart from the open fire.
The village hosts a lively festival during the last weekend in August – avoid it or join in the fun. Despite the villa’s proximity to the owner’s home, guests have said they did not feel intruded upon.

Large and surrounded by a stone-flagged, furnished terrace, the pool is a short walk from the cottage, across the owners’ well-kept garden. The water is accessed via ladder steps at the shallow end. The pool is 14x7 metres and 0.9-1.6metres deep. It's open from mid-May to mid-September, weather permitting.


Dog Friendly
Flexible dates
Dining Area
Bathroom towels
Stove top
Furnished terrace
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Fire place (open)
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
Note: there is no dishwasher
Small dogs allowed
No smoking
Ironing board
1 electric fan
Fenced property
This is a privately owned villa. Owners of privately owned villas are not permitted to carry out services for guests. Services such as linen, towels and cleaning are arranged by To Tuscany and carried out by our local partners.

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Request any day arrivals

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is €150 or equivalent in your own currency, cash payment is required on arrival. You should be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay.

Approach road: Paved

Meet and greet
Arrival time is 16:00 - 19:00. Departure time is before 10:00. Out of hours arrivals on request.

Are pool towels supplied?
included - provided by local supplier

Is there Internet in the villa?
free WI-FI available

Heating, if used: Not available

Final clean: included - provided by local supplier

Tourist tax to pay on arrival: 1,50 € 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

Parking: Private, onsite parking

Dogs: stay for free

Concierge Service
Sometimes the villa is all that you need, but if you’re tempted by the culture, excitement and activity Tuscany has to offer, then the To Tuscany free Concierge Service could be for you. Working alongside our local hand-picked partners and professionals, your concierge is there to ensure you have experiences to remember. At the time of booking or any time prior to arrival at your villa, your concierge will be happy to discuss any additional requirements to help make your stay extra special. This can include anything from organising a pre-arrival shopping service to booking a personal chef for a special meal.

Concierge Service Contact
Email: concierge@to-tuscany.com

Villa rates

  • 2019
Date range
7 night price
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019

Layout (48 sqm)

Ground floor
Dining Room
First floor

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 64km - 1h 06m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 124km - 1h 43m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 128km - 1h 46m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Radda in Chianti: 0km - 0h 03m
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 11km - 0h 16m
  • Castellina in Chianti: 11km - 0h 19m
Radda in Chianti is the nearest town, it is about 200metres away. The centre can be reached within a 5minute walk. The town has a wide choice of restaurants, many shops and cafés. The nearest restaurant to the villa is Le Forchette del Chianti, which is about a 5minute walk.

Guest reviews: Casafoso <div class='textCenter'>8,6/ 10</div>Score from 13 reviews - Excellent (13 Client reviews)

August 2019
Mature couple
Echichens, Switzerland Echichens, Switzerland
Guest villa score
We had a great stay at Casafoso. We know the area well and it's location is hard to beat if you want to explore the Siena, Florence area. The villa is a good size and the bedroom is great. The shower, as noted by other reviewers, is not a pleasant experience and the bathroom especially does need a facelift. However, the pool is amazing with an incredible view and being able to walk to Radda is fantastic (although it is a VERY strenuous 8 minutes :-) ) The owners are lovely and always on hand if you need anything.
Local attractions There are plenty of restaurants in Radda and they are all good. Also, nearby Castellina and Greve shouldn't be missed.

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7 nights from
€891 to €1,283