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La Casanova, Radda in Chianti - Siena

1 bedroom 1 bathroom 2 to 3 guests Private Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

This charming single-storey stone cottage clings to a south-facing hillside, offering fabulous views of the surrounding countryside, packed with vines, olive groves and woodland in all shades of green, which can be admired from your terrace or private pool. Perfect for two or three guests who wish to taste Chianti life, the cottage is comfortably furnished in rustic Tuscan style and has a well-equipped kitchen – the owner is Italian celebrity chef Luciano Porciatti. But it’s the outdoor areas you’ll adore; a furnished terrace, wrapping around two sides of the building, blends into a private lawned area to the side, all overlooking the scenery below – an idyllic spot for an evening drink or al-fresco meal.

La Casanova makes a great base for exploring this popular region. The town of Radda is just a five-minute trot, and has everything you’ll need to rustle up a delicious meal – from locally grown produce, to freshly butchered meat and the specialist products in the villa owner’s own deli, the renowned Casa Porciatti. There are plenty of restaurants, from pizzerias to fine-dining, too, while Florence and Siena can be reached within an hour.

Ground Floor

Lounge-Diner-Kitchen

Sofa, table and chairs, fully equipped kitchen, two sets of French doors to terrace, main entrance.

Bedroom 1
Double bed (cannot be converted into twins), wardrobe, chest of drawers, French doors to terrace.

Bedroom 2
Twin bed, sofa, sideboard, bookcase, chair.

Bathroom
Shower, sink, WC.

Storeroom
Washing machine.

Our Thoughts
You’re in celeb territory at chef Luciano Porciatti’s gorgeous villa – a neat little option for up to three people with some fantastic views. And you’re right on the doorstep of the lively market town of Radda, where you can stock up on gastronomic delights in the owner’s renowned deli, and get great wine straight from the vineyards and wineries of the Chianti region. Whether you cook for yourself, or choose to dine out in one of the local restaurants, you can be sure this is just the place to enjoy a taste of authentic Chianti.

Notes
Two bedrooms. One bathroom. The property is completely fenced. The owner and his sister live in separate houses next to the cottage and both speak some English, so are on hand to provide assistance. The owner might use the pool. There are two steps down from the cottage to the terrace.

Pool
The pool is 30 metres from the cottage, through the gate and across the drive, in the gardens of the main house. It is set in a brick and paved patio, surrounded by trees and shrubs, and furnished with sun loungers, and a gazebo with table and chairs. The water is accessed via metal ladder steps and there is a simple poolside shower.
Pool size: 10m x 5m, 1.2m-2.3m. Open May through September, weather permitting


Facilities

Flexible dates
Washing Machine Inhouse
Internet
Sofabed - single
Kitchen
Dining Area
Dishes/Utensils
Refrigerator
Linen
Lounge
Bathroom towels
Stove top
Concierge
Furnished terrace
Barbecue
TV - Sat Astra Free View
Moka espresso maker
Filter coffee maker
Note: there is no dishwasher
Iron
Ironing board
1 electric fan
Hairdryer
Toaster
Kettle
CD player
Pre arrival shopping service on request, NO extra charge
Mosquito screens
Pool towels provided
Private Chef- extra cost
No dogs allowed
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 200 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.

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?
included - provided by local supplier

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 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

Parking: Private, onsite parking

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
  • 2020
  • 2021
Date range
7 night price
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
1,080 US Dollar *
20% discount available between 20 Apr - 27 Apr. Save 216 US Dollar
01 Jun - 22 Jun 2019
1,323 US Dollar
22 Jun - 24 Aug 2019
1,634 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
1,323 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
1,080 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
1,080 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1,080 US Dollar
Date range
7 night price
28 Dec - 04 Jan 2020
1,080 US Dollar
04 Jan - 21 Mar 2020
1,080 US Dollar
21 Mar - 30 May 2020
1,080 US Dollar
30 May - 20 Jun 2020
1,323 US Dollar
20 Jun - 22 Aug 2020
1,634 US Dollar
22 Aug - 12 Sep 2020
1,323 US Dollar
12 Sep - 07 Nov 2020
1,080 US Dollar
07 Nov - 19 Dec 2020
1,080 US Dollar
Date range
7 night price
19 Dec - 02 Jan 2021
1,080 US Dollar

Layout (50 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Terrace
Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 68km - 1h 05m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 128km - 1h 42m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 129km - 1h 46m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Radda in Chianti: 0km - 0h 03m
  • Castellina in Chianti: 11km - 0h 17m
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 11km - 0h 16m
The Chianti town Radda is about 400meters away, you are able to walk into the town. It has all amenities

Guest reviews: La Casanova <div class='textCenter'>9,7/ 10</div>Score from 12 reviews - Superb (12 Client reviews)

Anonymous
September 2018
Mature couple
Cromwell , New Zealand Cromwell , New Zealand
Guest villa score
9/10
Second visit to la Casanova - 10 years apart! Surprisingly very little had changed apart from the introduction of welcome WiFi and some insect screens.
Great location close to (but out of) the main town - 10 minutes walk, plenty of space and good facilities..
Pool was lovely and very welcome in the heat
Local attractions Porciatti Alimentari, Pizza Pie, Bar Danube. Volpaia village.

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Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


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