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La Collina 8, Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms Private Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

La Collina is a fantastic property composed of several two people villas set up as suites, and a central kitchen-dining area. It is located in the hills of the central Chianti, only 4km from Castagnoli and 10km from Gaiole in Chianti.

In the spacious garden you will find the pretty irregular shaped pool surrounded with sun loungers and chairs to relax in the sun and enjoy the wonderful landscape. Woods and green hills can be admired from the pool area.

There are 3 buildings on the property, two are separated by a lovely, original stone path. Next to the single floor building which houses one villa and storage areas, there is the outside, stone paved dining area. This is partly shaded by wisteria. It is furnished with two wooden tables and 8 matching wooden chairs.

There is a large kitchen with dining area to the back of the main building, facing towards the pool area. The kitchen was the original cellar and is wonderfully cool in the summer. It is furnished with a traditional Tuscan table with benches and a kitchenette along the back wall. It is equipped with gas hobs, a dishwasher, and under the counter fridge with internal ice box and a separate freezer. There is some work space.

The property has 4 suites with one bedroom and each of the suites have a private entrance . The first is called Mela and it is located in the single floor building. It is a pretty suite with plenty of space. It has a comfortable living area which is graced by a large, original fireplace where a stove has been placed for heating. In a corner are gas hobs while a sink. A small fridge can be found in the hall.

In the centre of the room is a wooden table with two chairs, while a bench rests against a wall and a comfortable, double sofa against another. To one side of this living area there is a short hall leading to a spacious bathroom with bathtub and handheld shower. While a spacious double bedroom is to the other side of the living area.

The second suite Capanna is in the old hay barn and is located near the pool area. It is on two floors, outside the lower floor is a flag stone terrace - five steps down - with table and a couple of chairs which look towards the pool area which is only a few metres away. Inside is an open plan room.

Along the other wall, facing the kitchenette is a modern wooden dining table and chairs. Next to this is a comfortable corner sofa. The room has a lovely warm and bright atmosphere due to the terracotta floor, wooden ceiling and two glass doors on either end of the room. The bathroom with shower and two sinks completes the ground floor. An open staircase, not suitable for young children, leads to up to the mezzanine floor.

On the first floor is the sleeping area with a second lounge. The room is paved in wood and has a double bed with double door wardrobe to one side. While the two double sofas face the large window which looks out towards the pool area and the views beyond. Double doors lead out to a covered terrace with a wicker chair ideal to relax in the cool shade. This is the only suite that has air-conditioning.

Niki is the third suite of the property. It is located on the ground floor of the main building. Inside is a cosy lounge with the original terracotta floor and ceiling of terracotta and wooden beams. A comfortable double sofa sits next to a large double door wardrobe while a wooden table with four chairs rest against the opposite wall.

The unusual bedroom has the original, restored feeding trough along the back wall and acting as the headboard. The floor is pave in stone and terracotta. The furnishings include a wooden double bed and a chest of drawers. En-suite is a bathroom with shower.

The final suite of the property is also on the ground floor of the main building. It is the apartment Julia, which has a small private flag stone terrace with a couple of wicker chairs. Inside is an open plan room which has a double sofa and a wooden table with two chairs. Passing under a terracotta arch is the double bedroom. The wardrobe is in the living area. Completing this suite is a bathroom with shower.

The owners have an apartment on the first floor, however they do not stay at the property when guests occupy it.
The large kitchen and dining area is not shown on the floor plans.

Some clients find the road difficult. The last 400 metres is steep and it is advised to drive slowly with caution and care. It is not recommended for low/sports cars.

4 double bedrooms.
Only the Capanna, near the pool has air-conditioning and it is charged by consumption for it's use.


This property can be rented for less occupancy, in which case the suites are not used are not rented out to other guests.

Note that fridges are only available in the main kitchen, suites Mela and Capanna

The pool is located a few steps away from the converted hay barn Capanna, in a position of full sun. It has lovely views of the forest covered Chianti hills to three sides while at the far end there are pretty, more open views of the rolling hills covered in vineyards, forests and fields.

Around the pool is some space, which is paved in stone, beyond this narrow deck the garden slopes away. At the pool area there are a few deck chairs and sun beds. There are no umbrellas. On a higher level than the pool is large grassy garden which has a couple of shady areas where it's possible to relax.
The pool is 17x5 metres and 1.2 metres deep. It's open from May to September.


Facilities

Pet Friendly
Washing Machine Inhouse
Internet
Furnished terrace
Barbecue
CD player
TV Sat
Espresso machine
Moka espresso maker
Filter coffee maker
Kettle
Oven
Toaster
Microwave
Dishwasher
Ironing board
Iron
Hairdryer
Mosquito screens
No smoking
Pets welcome
Note: No cot or highchair available
Maid service available for extra charge
Swimming pool - 17x5 mtrs, 1.2mtrs deep, open from May to September weather permitting
Parking - 4 uncovered spaces on site
Approach road - last 1.8km unpaved, very steep in areas, not recommended for sports cars

Additional information

Arrival/Departure day: Saturday

Terms and conditions: please read the booking contract

The Security Deposit is 500 Euro payable only in Euro. 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 - last 1.8km unpaved, very steep in areas, not recommended for sports cars

What time can we arrive? By what time must we vacate the property?
Check in is from 15:00 - 18:00.
Checkout by: 10:00

Is there Internet in the villa?
Internet via pen drive with weekly charge

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.

Optional extra costs: Air-conditioning in Capanna only and charged by consumption.
Internet via pen drive with weekly charge of 15 Euros.

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
12 May - 26 May 2018
2545 US Dollar *
15% discount available between 19 May - 26 May. Save 382 US Dollar
26 May - 02 Jun 2018
2545 US Dollar *
15% discount available between 26 May - 02 Jun. Save 382 US Dollar
02 Jun - 07 Jul 2018
2936 US Dollar *
15% discount available between 09 Jun - 16 Jun. Save 441 US Dollar
07 Jul - 28 Jul 2018
3915 US Dollar
28 Jul - 18 Aug 2018
3915 US Dollar
18 Aug - 25 Aug 2018
3915 US Dollar
25 Aug - 29 Sep 2018
2936 US Dollar
29 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
2545 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
2545 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
2545 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Annex Ground
Lounge
Bathroom
Bedroom
Dining Room
Cottage Ground
Lounge
Lounge
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Dining Room
Dining Room
Ground
Lounge
Bathroom
Dining Room
First
Lounge
Bedroom
Terrace

Villa location

 
How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 84km - 1h 09m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 117km - 1h 33m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 143km - 1h 45m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 9km - 0h 14m
  • San Gusme: 11km - 0h 17m
  • Radda in Chianti: 17km - 0h 25m

Guest reviews: La Collina 8 <div class='textCenter'>10/ 10</div>Score from 1 review - Superb (1 Client review)

Yves
August 2016
Adult family group
Aix en Provence, France Aix en Provence, France
Guest villa score
10/10
Would you like to translate?
Nous sommes enchantés de notre séjour et d'avoir découvert ce site paradisiaque.
que nous avons quitté à regret. Peut-être aurons nous l'occasion d'y retourner ?
Merci pour vos prestations et vos conseils.
Bien cordialement.
Isabelle, Cathy et Yves

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infants (ages <2 yr)


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