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Leonardo at Galenda, Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 people In Resort with Pool 4,5 - Excellent - Excellent 4,5

Leonardo is a second and third floor Tuscan villa located in the hamlet Galenda which is in the heart of the Chianti. It has a wonderful, large, terracotta terrace which gets plenty of sun. It's furnished with a table and chairs, shaded by an umbrella. There are lovely views of the surrounding Chianti hills covered in vineyards, olive groves and forests.

From an internal courtyard there are stairs and an elevator to the villa. From the entrance corridor to the left is the kitchen and diner. The units are along the back wall and it is fully equipped, including an oven, gas hobs and under counter fridge but no freezer. In the centre of the room is a sturdy dining table with four comfortable chairs. Glass doors provide access to the terrace.

The far end of room opens into the spacious and bright lounge, which is furnished with a modern triple leather sofa and a cushioned triple sofa. To one side is a stove for heating in the cooler months. The room has plenty of Tuscan characteristics provided by the wooden beams and terracotta tiles on the ceiling and the terracotta floor which is found throughout the villa.

From the kitchen stairs lead to the third floor of the building where there is a small hall, off which is a bathroom with shower. Opposite is a spacious double bedroom which can be set up as twin room if requested when booking. In the hall is a large, double door, mirrored wardrobe providing plenty of storage space.

The second bedroom is on the main floor, to the right of the entrance door. The bedroom has a pretty, irong double bed with a large double door wardrobe. En-suite is a bathroom with tub and handheld shower.

2 double bedrooms, one can be set up as twin if requested when booking
The free standing air con unit at Leonardo is charged by consumption.
The lift has access directly to the villa via a locked glass door.

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.
Approach road - 200 mts good unpaved road

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.


Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
Furnished terrace
Fire place (stove)
MP3 player
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
Ironing board
No smoking
Mosquito screens
Pets welcome
Maid service available for extra charge
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 0 Euro In lieu of Euro cash, upon arrival you will be required to sign a damage agreement which obliges you to pay any costs resulting from damage, loss or theft of property from the villa you have rented. 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 10 Euro per item per week

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

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

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
07 Jul - 25 Aug 2018
1958 US Dollar
25 Aug - 15 Sep 2018
1469 US Dollar
15 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
1273 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
1273 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
1273 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
1273 US Dollar
05 Jan - 23 Mar 2019
1273 US Dollar
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
1273 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
1469 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
1958 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
1469 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
1273 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
1273 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1273 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

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.

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Golf Club
Horse riding

Guest reviews: Leonardo at Galenda <div class='textCenter'>8,5/ 10</div>Score from 2 reviews - Excellent (2 Client reviews)

July 2017
Family with older children
Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
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