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Caravaggio at Galenda, Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

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

Galenda is a small romantic hamlet located not far from Radda in Chianti and Gaiole in Chianti, two of the main towns of the area. Galenda sits at the top of a hill surrounded by typical Chianti Classico Tuscan landscape with cypresses, olive groves and vineyards.

The swimming pool is located about 50 meters away from the villas with vineyards rising to one side and a fantastic panoramic view across the Chianti hills to the other. It is the perfect place for relaxing after a day of sightseeing with it’s intimate atmosphere. There is a separate pool for children.

Galenda is an ensemble of 12 houses all renovated to extraordinary standards and all with a private entrance and garden or terrace . High quality materials have been used for the restoration: handmade terracotta floors and the beautiful terracotta tiled, typical Tuscan high ceilings with wooden beams are distinctive features of these charming villas. There are two roads passing through the hamlet that join and ending in a small charming square. The communal car park is located at the entrance to the property.

Galenda lies in a completely quiet rural setting, away from the flow of tourists, however is the perfect place from which to explore the entire Chianti. It is convenient to visit all the main towns and villages of this fascinating part of Tuscany, such as Radda, Gaiole, Castellina, Greve and Panzano. The historical art centres of Siena, San Gimignano and Florence can be reached by car in about half an hour.

VERY LARGE AND LUXURIOUS UNIT WITH LARGE PATIO. Centrally located in this small romantic hamlet, surrounded by Mediterranean trees, shrubs and herbs is Caravaggio. Built from traditional Tuscan stone, the property has been exceptionally well restored, retaining many of its original features. This is the perfect property for couples wanting a romantic holiday.

A small porch with double doors leads into this spacious ground floor one bedroomed apartment. The property has handmade terracotta tiled flooring and traditional tiled and beamed high ceilings throughout. The furnishings have been carefully chosen to create a stylish modern interior.

The lounge is comfortably furnished with two leather sofas and chairs, and has a flat screen TV with DVD and video player at one end. One of the sofas converts to a double bed.

Next to the lounge area is the modern kitchen/diner, which has a fully furnished kitchen with oven, gas hobs, fridge with freezer section and dishwasher to one side and an oval wooden table and chairs at the other.

The dining area has double doors which lead out to a small private terrace which has a table with a stone bench seat and a portable barbeque.

Down two steps to the left of the kitchen is a small corridor which leads to the bedroom. The two windows which look out to the front of the property let in plenty of light, making this a very bright airy room with a kingsize bed, writing desk and chair, and a further table and chairs for relaxing in. At the end of the corridor next to the bedroom is the luxury bathroom, which unusually has both a bath and a shower.

A beautifully restored, tastefully furnished apartment, in a great location.
The free standing air con unit at Caravaggio is charged by consumption.
Mosquito Screens In Bedrooms

The pool is located to one side of the property, about 50 meters away from the closest villas. It is situated in an excellent sunny position above the hamlet. With excellent views of the Tuscan hills from one side and olive groves to the other, this corner of Galenda offers an amazing setting for relaxing in the warm Tuscan sunshine.

The oval pool is shared between the twelve villas and is surrounded by a terrace with magnificent views of the natural Tuscan landscape. It lies on a lawn furnished with sun beds and umbrellas. There is also an external shower. In a corner there is a communal table shaded by the olive trees ideal to enjoy an aperitif while admiring the stunning scenery. Close to the main pool there is a small one for children.

The pool is oval shaped. It is 14x4-6 meter, 1.35 meters deep. The baby pool is 3 meters width, 50 cm. deep. They are open from May to September/October depending on weather conditions.


Facilities

Flexible dates
Internet
Kitchen
Dining Area
Dishes/Utensils
Refrigerator
Linen
Lounge
Bathroom towels
Stove top
Concierge
Flat screen TV
DVD player (Euro)
Video player
Furnished terrace
Barbecue
Communal washing machine
Dishwasher
Oven
No smoking
Hairdryer
Moka espresso maker
No dogs allowed
Iron
Ironing board
Toaster
Kettle
Mosquito screens
Maid service available for extra charge
Private Chef- extra cost
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 €0 In lieu of a Euro cash payment required on arrival, you will be required to sign a damage agreement to pay for damage occuring during your stay on arrival.

Approach road: Unpaved, even

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?
not included

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

Heating, if used: by consumption

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 10 € per item per week

High chair: 1 available on request 5 € per item per week

Optional extra costs: The free standing air con unit at Caravaggio is charged by consumption.

Parking: Public, onsite parking

Concierge Service
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Review: 
"Excellent concierge service!! Valentina Petri's recommendations and her eagerness to help with great advises were priceless. She responded super quickly to all our questions and her suggestions were highly appreciated."
Source: https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/to-tuscany.com

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


Villa rates

  • 2019
  • 2020
Date range
7 night price
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
$824
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
$1,229
28 Dec - 04 Jan 2020
$1,229
Date range
7 night price
04 Jan - 21 Mar 2020
$824
21 Mar - 30 May 2020
$1,229
30 May - 04 Jul 2020
$1,505
04 Jul - 22 Aug 2020
$1,688
22 Aug - 12 Sep 2020
$1,505
12 Sep - 07 Nov 2020
$1,229
07 Nov - 19 Dec 2020
$824
19 Dec - 02 Jan 2021
$1,229

Layout (90 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom
Terrace
Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 73km - 1h 13m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 128km - 1h 42m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 132km - 1h 51m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Radda in Chianti: 6km - 0h 11m
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 13km - 0h 18m
  • Castellina in Chianti: 15km - 0h 23m
Galenda is located 5 km away from Lecchi in Chianti where 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. Florence is 45 km away, Siena 20 km, Gaiole can be reached by car in about 20 minutes and Radda in Chianti in about 10 minutes.

Guest reviews: Caravaggio at Galenda <div class='textCenter'>9/ 10</div>Score from 4 reviews - Excellent (4 Client reviews)

Susanne
September 2012
Young couple
Cologne , Germany Cologne , Germany
Guest villa score
8/10

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Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
$824 to $1,688

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