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Casa Amore at San Sano, San Sano - Gaiole in Chianti - Siena

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

Casa Amore is filled with light and space built into the side of a hill on the ground floor with all doors and windows opening out onto a large, multi-level garden terrace that overlooks the vineyards in the quaint village of San Sano. Casa Amore is located on the front side of a newly restored medieval building (about 12th century), now home to eight separate apartments.

The two bedroom, two bathroom villa has a large, fully equipped gourmet Tuscan kitchen with connecting dining and living rooms – a wonderful entertainment area for friends and family and plenty of room for everyone. The living room has a flat screen TV, DVD player and iPod/CD stereo. The winters are warmed with a wood-burning stove in the living room.

Locally made Tuscan tile flooring is throughout the villa, which creates a warm and comfortable environment. The bedrooms have beamed ceilings and thick walls from the original structure, which was meticulously maintained for its architectural integrity and beauty.

Each bedroom has French doors that open onto a nice view of the vineyard, which produces the local San Sano wine. The master bedroom has a double bed. The second bedroom is a twin and has an en suite bathroom. The two bathrooms are both fitted with showers.

The owners of Casa Amore are Americans, who share a love for their family and Italy. The husband’s grandfather was born in Southern Italy, and a loving tribute to him hangs in his photograph over the staircase.

The second bedroom can be converted into a double or twins if requested when booking.

Savour the historic richness of San Sano while enjoying a relaxing day by the pool situated within the property’s private vineyards. Staying in the pristine village is a unique journey back into time when life was slow and passionate; and neighbours sat in their yards and sipped wine while watching the sunset.

The village of San Sano is a step back into thousands of years of history. With less than 100 residents, San Sano is nestled among the vineyard-covered rolling hills of Tuscany. Within the small village, is the property once owned by a local winemaker, and now fully restored into individual villas with every detail carefully monitored to ensure the structures remain authentic and untainted.

San Sano has one restaurant, a small grocery store, and an intimate church with Sunday morning services at 10. This medieval village is surrounded by walking paths, which are ideal for early morning walks and bike rides. The large pool is on the edge of the villas, adjacent to the vineyards. The pool, accessed by ladders, is 14 meters by 7 meters and has comfortable sunbeds in which to relax while catching up on reading. The pool is open from Easter through November.

San Sano has a rich history – just ask any local! They’ll tell you about the “boozy frog” fountain in the small park where neighbors gather throughout the day. Many years ago, a resident of San Sano was a contestant on a game show and told an outrageous tale about how the frogs in his village got drunk from drinking Chianti wine from the bottle. It was such a wild story that he won the contest and with his prize money, he bought the fountain for the community to enjoy.

The villas in San Sano are ideal for traveling couples who want to split their holiday time between wine tastings, relaxing around the pool, walks in the surrounding areas and taking day trips to other villages, and dining in all the great Tuscan local restaurants. One couple may want to explore, while the other couple stays at the villa.

San Sano is a short drive to dozens of charming villages, and the larger communities of Gaiole in Chianti, Radda and Siena. It has everything anyone could imagine to capture the true Tuscan experience.
A parking area is available for guests use.
Approach road – paved road

The large pool is situated on the edge of the hamlet, adjacent to the vineyards.  The pool is accessed by a ladder into the shallow end.  The paved surround is furnished with sun loungers and tables.

Surrounded by Mediterranean trees and shrubs the pool measures 14 metres by 7 metres and overlooks rows of vines in the surrounding vineyard, it has a depth of 1.50 metres. The pool is open from Easter until November.


Flexible dates
Sofabed double
TV - terrestrial
DVD-MP3 player
Fire place (open)
No pets allowed
Electric kettle
No smoking
1 electric fan
Ironing board
Moka espresso maker
Filter coffee maker
iPod docking stereo
Mosquito screens
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

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
1667 US Dollar
25 Aug - 15 Sep 2018
1296 US Dollar
15 Sep - 10 Nov 2018
1296 US Dollar
10 Nov - 15 Dec 2018
1141 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
1296 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
1310 US Dollar
05 Jan - 23 Mar 2019
1154 US Dollar
23 Mar - 01 Jun 2019
1310 US Dollar
01 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
1310 US Dollar
06 Jul - 24 Aug 2019
1681 US Dollar
24 Aug - 14 Sep 2019
1310 US Dollar
14 Sep - 09 Nov 2019
1310 US Dollar
09 Nov - 14 Dec 2019
1154 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
1310 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 96km - 1h 22m
  • Aeroporto Perugia: 122km - 1h 32m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 155km - 2h 00m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Gaiole in Chianti: 9km - 0h 12m
  • Radda in Chianti: 11km - 0h 20m
  • San Gusme: 19km - 0h 23m
The small peaceful village of San Sano has one restaurant, called La Grotta della Rana, a small grocery store, and a small church with Sunday morning services at 10am. This medieval village is very popular with walkers and cyclists, surrounded as it is by pathways, which are ideal for early morning walks and bike rides.

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Golf Club
Horse riding

Guest reviews: Casa Amore at San Sano <div class='textCenter'>8,5/ 10</div>Score from 4 reviews - Excellent (4 Client reviews)

August 2017
Family with young children
Guest villa score
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Nous avons séjourné une semaine en famille avec de jeunes enfants à San Sano et le séjour s'est très bien passé. La maison est pratique et bien équipée, le lieu est vraiment sympathique, San Sano est un hameau très bien situé dans un environnement charmant très calme à proximité de nombreuses activités.
Local attractions Nous avons bien aimé les randonnées dans le Chianti avec des décorts époustouflant. Un travail de repérage avec une carte gratuite est distribué à l'office de tourisme de Gaiole. Nous avons fait avec les enfants celle au départ de San Sano qui est super, et il existe une dizaine d'autres circuits dans les environs. Pour les visites, nous recommandons le château de Brolio à 5 km et de faire de l'oenotourisme dans le Chianti, avec de très beaux domaines viticoles: Castello di Meleto, Castello di Ama, tout ceci dans un rayon de 15km.

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