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La Vecchia Stalla at Pretaccione, Castelnuovo Berardenga - Siena

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 people In Resort with Pool 4 - Very good - Very good 4

Facing south east to the open countryside La Vecchia Stalla enjoys a sunny aspect from sun rise to sun set enjoyed from the ample private terrace garden, from here there are great views of the famous rolling hills decorated by the old stone farm houses and small holdings that once worked the fertile land. In this high ceiling and spacious house remain the original terracotta arches giving a cool open feeling throughout.

The front door which is graced with a terracotta arch is accessed from the terrace garden, this large space is furnished with an iron framed table and chairs and sun shade, and a small herb garden for guests use. This is a superb place to dine in the open air under the Tuscan skies both by day and by night.

Entering though the front door your eyes are immediately drawn to the beautifully crafted terracotta arches that run down the centre of the apartment. The room is large and airy; to the right is the living area with a wood burning stove, two double sofas, a leather chair, rug, and two wooden trunks which are used as both a coffee table and corner table.

Behind the living area is a cherry wood kitchen finished with a large granite work surface fully equipped which includes 4 gas hobs, an electric oven, a fridge, and a dish washer. There is ample kitchen/dining facilities for six people provided. By the kitchen is the dining area furnished with a traditional Tuscan solid oak wood table with six matching dining chairs.

A door to the left leads to a small hal leading into the bathroom and bedrooms. To the left is the main bedroom, this is a big room with two large windows facing south east, there is a hand made iron bed frame with orthopedic mattresses with two bedside tables with drawers and a reading lamps, a double wardrobe and a chest of drawers with a small mirror. En-suite to this double bedroom is a bathroom with shower.

Ahead is the bathroom with shower and to the right is the second bedroom. This is a smaller room including two single hand made iron bed frames with orthopedic mattresses with a central bedside table with drawers and a reading lamp and a double wardrobe.

A wonderfully spacious house with excellent views from the terrace.

High-speed wireless internet access available. Please bring your own laptop.

A communal washing machine is available for the use of guests staying in this apartment. Details for access is available on site, please check the info-book in the house.

The apartment has an external solar shower for washing off when returning from the pool area and there are 4 tennis raquets provided

Podere Pretaccione, 1000 year old, was once the home of itinerant priests. Located in the heart of the Chianti Classico wine region, Pretaccione provides a restful, rural setting just 20 minutes from historic Siena. The main building has been carefully restored into eight spacious apartments, each comfortably furnished in keeping with the terracotta floors, stone archways and beamed ceilings. A large swimming pool and tennis court with garden furniture are set on a lawned terrace just below the farmhouse.  The ancient stone patios provide expansive views of the Arbie River as it winds through the valley toward Siena.

The houses all have private gardens with terraces furnished with tables and chairs for al fresco eating. The pretty village of San Sano, 4km away, boasts an excellent country style restaurant and a small grocery store with a bar.
Pretaccione is on the property of the Dievole Winery and spa, a short drive or a healthy walk up a country road. Visitors are always welcome for wine tastings and special dinners at the winery.

Approach road - 1km good unpaved road - 500 mtrs bumpy unpaved road not ideal for motorbikes.

The fenced swimming pool is 14 meters x 5.5 meters and 1.30 - 2.30 meters deep. It is open from Easter to October. Lawned terraces offer plenty of open space around the pool area, there is a terracotta pool-surround terrace furnished with comfortable sunbeds, this area south facing and enjoys full sun.

Pretaccione has a full-size, concrete based tennis court that is situated in the gardens near the pool. The court is in an open position - perfect for working on your game whilest enjoying the views of the Siena hills, after you can take a dip in the pool and bask in the Tuscan sunshine on the furnished terrace.


Flexible dates
Tennis court onsite
CD player
Fire place (stove)
Furnished terrace
Fully equipped kitchen
Filter coffee maker
Moka espresso maker
TV - terrestrial
No pets allowed
DVD player (Euro)
1 electric fan
Mosquito screens in bedrooms
Communal washing machine
Pool fenced
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 200 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 20 Euro per item per week

High chair: 1 available on request 10 Euro per item per week

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
02 Jun - 07 Jul 2018
1553 US Dollar
07 Jul - 25 Aug 2018
2025 US Dollar
25 Aug - 15 Sep 2018
1553 US Dollar
15 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
1080 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
1080 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
1080 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
1094 US Dollar
05 Jan - 23 Mar 2019
1094 US Dollar
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
1094 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
1620 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
2093 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
1620 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
1094 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
1094 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1094 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 95km - 1h 18m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 119km - 1h 26m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 154km - 1h 56m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 10km - 0h 11m
  • San Gusme: 15km - 0h 17m
  • Radda in Chianti: 16km - 0h 20m
Pretaccione is located 4km from the small village San Sano and 6km from Lecchi in Chianti. The Chianti towns, Radda in Chianti and Gaiole in Chianti are 15 minutes drive away and Siena is 30 minutes.

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Guest reviews: La Vecchia Stalla at Pretaccione <div class='textCenter'>8,3/ 10</div>Score from 6 reviews - Very good (6 Client reviews)

August 2017
Family with older children
Penzberg, Germany Penzberg, Germany
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Pool und Tennisplatz sehr schön. Lage etwas abseits, aber mit Auto okay. Der Garten mit Dusche und Tisch ziemlich verwildert. Im Haus ist es dunkel und mit Kram des Vermieters dekoriert..
Local attractions Restaurant in San Sano und Lecchi sehr gut. Auch in Radda einige Restaurants. Siena etc. gut zu erreichen..

Any duration

Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults (ages 16 +)

children (ages 2 - 15)

infants (ages <2 yr)

7 nights from
1080 to 2025 US Dollar

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