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Ginestra, Castellina in Chianti - Siena and Chianti

1 bedroom 2 bathrooms 2 guests Private Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

Set in the foothills of Chianti, this delightful villa for two people has near-360° views of undulating Tuscan countryside. Ginestra is wonderfully positioned for visits in every direction – arrayed to the east are the wine-growing region’s lovely historic towns of Castellina, Radda and Gaiole; to the north, there’s Panzano, Greve and Florence; to the south, Siena; to the west, Poggibonsi and San Gimignano. Castellina, the closest of these, is just 10 minutes away; Florence takes about an hour by car.

But these are far from Ginestra’s only indulgences. Step inside and you’ll encounter a loved home, with carefully chosen prints and paintings, ceramics and rugs. Outside, deck chairs are just where you’d want them, on a small viewing platform overlooking the neighbouring vineyard. Behind, closer to the private pool and under the shade of a tree, are a table and chairs – just the spot for a cooling afternoon drink. If it’s warm, choose between two outdoor dining tables for al-fresco meals, one on the terrace next to the kitchen, the other outside the lounge. In colder weather, eat inside and snuggle up by the fireplace.

When it comes to relaxing, you are spoilt for choice here: with two charming lounges, one inside and another outside (the main terrace by the house has an outdoor sofa and two armchairs); plus two al-fresco dining spaces, a generous pool and furnished poolside. Ginestra is situated 511 metres above sea level. This means that there is plenty of wind and fresh air, eliminating the need for air conditioning. And that’s before you’ve left the villa. Ginestra has so much to offer, you’ll probably want to visit several times. If you do, or you already know others locally, it’s a great place to invite friends back to for lunch or dinner.

Ground Floor

Lounge

Two sofas, cupboard, pouffe, smart TV, open fireplace, main entrance via double doors from terrace.

Kitchen/ Diner
Fully equipped kitchen, table and chairs, sideboard, settle, bookshelf, stairs to mezzanine/first floor, double doors to terrace.

Bedroom 1
Double bed (cannot be converted to twins), wardrobe, settle.

Study/ Bedroom
Desk, chair, wardrobe. A single bed can be put in this room should two people not wish to share the double bed, it cannot be used to accommodate a third person.

Bathroom 
Shower, double sink, WC.

Utility Room
Washing machine, fridge

First Floor (The stairs have open treads.)

Lounge 2
Sofa, armchair, cupboard, small writing desk and chair, display table, stairs to ground floor.

Bathroom
Bath with handheld shower, sink, WC.

Private Pool
Length: 10 metres
Width: 5 metres
Depth: 1.2 to 1.8 metres
Entrance: Metal ladder
Opening times: May to September
Fenced: No
Furnished: Sunloungers and parasols
Cleansed: Chlorine
Distance from villa: 15 metres


Facilities

Dog Friendly
Washing Machine
Internet
Pool towels
Infant bed/chair
Kitchen
Dishes/Utensils
Fridge/ Freezer
Bed linen and towels
Lounge
TV
Stove top
Terrace
Barbecue
Fire place
Filter coffee maker
Espresso maker
Oven
Microwave
Dishwasher
Hairdryer
No smoking
Fenced property


Villa rates

  • 2024
Date range
7 night price
06 Jan - 23 Mar 2024
$2,646
23 Mar - 18 May 2024
$2,646
18 May - 06 Jul 2024
$3,112
06 Jul - 31 Aug 2024
$4,050
31 Aug - 28 Sep 2024
$3,112
28 Sep - 09 Nov 2024
$2,646
09 Nov - 21 Dec 2024
$2,646
21 Dec - 28 Dec 2024
$3,112

House rules

Tourist tax: 2,00 € per person, per night for the first 7 nights, some exemptions apply.

Dog up to 30kg: 20 € daily charge per pet

Charged based on usage: Heating Villa

Arrival guide

Meet and greet
Arrival time is 16:00 - 19:00. Departure time is before 10:00. 

Approach road: Unpaved, uneven, high clearance vehicle recommended

Parking: Public, onsite parking - 2 uncovered spaces


Layout (130 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom
Terrace
Terrace
Dining Room
Study
Closed - no entry
First floor
Lounge
Bathroom

Villa location

The nearest airports:
  • Airport Florence: 61km - 0h 57m
  • Airport Pisa: 107km - 1h 34m
  • Airport Bologna: 141km - 1h 40m
The nearest local amenities:
  • Castellina in Chianti: 6km - 0h 12m
  • Ambra: 15km - 0h 24m
  • Radda in Chianti: 17km - 0h 26m
Castellina in Chianti is the nearest town, about 6 km away. This is one of the main Chianti towns and has a wide choice of shops and restaurants. Poggibonsi is a much larger town with large supermarkets and a wider selection of shops, and is 12 km away.

Guest reviews: Ginestra

5/5 Score from 11 reviews - Superb (11 Client reviews)
Anonymous
September 2023
Mature couple
Landshut, Germany Landshut, Germany
Guest villa score
5/5
Translate with Google
Herrliche Lage, Traumhafte Aussicht, Großer Pool, Riesiges Grundstück, Viele Sitzmöglichkeiten, Haus gut ausgestattet.
To Tuscany team comments for this review:
Translate with Google
Wir freuen uns, dass Sie Ihre Eindrücke mit uns geteilt haben und Ihre Vorstellungen erfüllt wurden!

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Duration (weeks)

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Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


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