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Basilico at Castellare in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

1 bedroom 1 bathroom 2 people In Resort with Pool 4,5 - Excellent - Excellent 4,5

Basilico is part of the smaller of the two main buildings of Castellare in Chianti. It is a wonderful corner villa on two floors. It's just a few steps away from the pool.

The outside dining table with two chairs is located in front of the villa, next to the pool. This little terrace is great to dine al fresco during the warmer Tuscan evenings.

Entering the villa there is an open plan ground floor which has a small kitchen unit against one wall. This includes gas hobs, an oven and a small fridge. In the centre of the room is a wooden dining table with 6 chairs. To the back of the room is a comfortable sofa. There is air-conditioning in this room.

The sleeping area is up some terracotta stairs on the first floor. At the top of the stairs there is a bathroom with shower. The spacious double bedroom is to the left. The tastefully decorated room is furnished with a lovely iron bed, chest of drawers, writing desk, armchair and a large wardrobe.

The pool area is immediately next to Basilico with the main path passing the eating terrace.
Only small dogs allowed.
A barbeque can be supplied if requested when booking.
The use of the airconditioning has an extra charge.

Castellare in Chianti is a lovely hamlet in the Tuscan hills near Gaiole in Chianti. It is recently restored with care and to a good standard. There are three buildings which house 9 individual villas, the reception and the custodian's villa.

The large pool is located down a few steps immediately next to the buildings, it's surrounded by a wooden fence with three gates. A pretty pine forest bordering the pool area provides shade.

This wonderful Tuscan hamlet is well positioned in the Chianti hills above Gaiole and about 3.5km from a little village where there is a restaurant. It's surrounded by a cooling forest which keeps it fresh during the hot Tuscan days.

All the individual eating areas are open to the hamlet grounds which makes this the ideal property for those who seek contact with other guests. There is also a quiet road which passes the hamlet, however occasional traffic can be heard.

Pets are allowed at Castellare in Chianti however must remain on a leash in the communal grounds. At the property there is a fenced area especially for pets where they can be let lose to run around.

Approach road: all paved

The pool is full fenced with a wooden fence and netting with three gates for entry. It is located to one side of the hamlet buildings and is overlooked by the cottage and three of the apartments. To one side it is protected by a lovely pine forest which also provides some shade for parts of the day.

The entire area has a lovely English lawn which has several sun-beds. There are traditional metal steps into the pool.
The pool is 12x6 metres and 0.8-2.10 metres deep. It's open from May to October, weather permitting.


Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Mosquito screens
Furnished terrace
Pets welcome
Note: there is no dishwasher
No smoking
Ironing board
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
Microwave on request
Pool towels provided
Maid service available for extra charge
Communal washing machine
Private Chef- extra cost

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday   Click here to request flexible dates

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 100 Euro or equivalent in your own currency. This 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.

What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is from 16:00 - 19:00.
Checkout by: 10:00

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

Weekly linen, tea and bathroom towels: included - provided by local supplier

Heating, if used: by consumption

Final clean:included - 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: A normal use of 4m³ units of gas is included in the rental price, if more units are consumed, the owner reserves the right to charge for extra consumption at approximately 5 Euros per 1m³.

Concierge Service
If you would like suggestions and tips regarding different activities you can do during your stay please contact our concierge service at concierge@to-tuscany.com

What is a pre arrival shopping service?
In some villas, it is possible to have a Pre arrival shopping service. The availability of the service is noted in the villa description. To help you through the first day or two of your holiday, owners can do a small shop before your arrival so that you do not have to go immediately to find a supermarket. By contacting your To Tuscany villa specialist in advance and providing them with a shopping list you will find the items in your villa on arrival. Please note that the service cannot be guaranteed with less than 48 hours notice before arrival.​

Villa rates

2018 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
24 Mar - 30 Jun 2018
709 US Dollar
30 Jun - 25 Aug 2018
945 US Dollar
25 Aug - 13 Oct 2018
709 US Dollar
13 Oct - 29 Dec 2018
662 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 23 Mar 2019
662 US Dollar
23 Mar - 29 Jun 2019
709 US Dollar
29 Jun - 24 Aug 2019
945 US Dollar
24 Aug - 12 Oct 2019
709 US Dollar
12 Oct - 28 Dec 2019
662 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 85km - 1h 12m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 118km - 1h 35m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 144km - 1h 49m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 8km - 0h 12m
  • San Gusme: 11km - 0h 17m
  • Radda in Chianti: 16km - 0h 23m
The nearest town is Gaiole in Chianti which is about 9km away. In the town there is a selection of shops and restaurants. Various amenities are also available. There is a restaurant in the hamlet of Castagnoli, which is about 3.5km away.

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Guest reviews: Basilico at Castellare in Chianti <div class='textCenter'>9/ 10</div>Score from 2 reviews - Excellent (2 Client reviews)

July 2017
Mature couple
Seligenstadt, Germany Seligenstadt, Germany
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Es war ein wunderschöner Urlaub! Unser Ferienhäuschen 'Basilico' war sauber und komfortabel! Man konnte sehen, dass es mit sehr viel Liebe eingerichtet wurde! Auch der Pool war bei den Temperaturen sehr angenehm und stets sauber. Die Vermieter waren sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit! Nur zu empfehlen!

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