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La Balla at Vecchio Fienile, Sant'Appiano - Barberino Val d'Elsa - Florence

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

La Balla is a holiday villa for four, located on the corner of Vecchio Fienile, which is a pretty estate near the lovely town of Sant'Appiano where there is an excellent restaurant. There is a furnished terrace at the front door of this beautiful villa. From here you have excellent views of the countryside which surrounds you. There are neighboring villas next to La Balla, each with their own private terrace. A hedge provides some privacy.

You enter the house into a large lounge which has glazed terracotta floors. In this room there is also a dining area. The ceilings are terracotta tiles set off with wooden beams. To the left of this room there is the fully fitted kitchen.

On the left of the lounge there is a hall which leads to a double bedroom and bathroom with shower. Like the rest of the house this room has glazed terracotta floors and a wooden beams on the ceiling. There is a high window which lets in plenty of light.

Through the first bedroom there is a short corridor off which there is a bathroom with shower. At the end of the corridor two steps down there is another room which is made up as double sofabed. From this bedroom there is access to a second terrace which has good views and plenty of sun. The terrace leads into the garden of the estate.

Situated on the edge of the property there are good views from the terraces and surrounding garden.

The Vecchio Fienile is a collection of 5 holiday villas located on the gentle slopes of the Chianti hills near the typical Tuscan hamlet of S. Appiano, which lies between Siena and Florence. This tranquil location has superb views of the surrounding countryside and is just 4km from the highway.

There is a large pool that lies in the gardens behind Vecchio Fienile. In its raised position the pool enjoys the warmth of the sun the whole day. In its location slightly higher than the holiday villas, the pool has a lot of privacy from although it is only 20 meters away. At one end of the pool there is a hydro massage.

At this characteristic estate there is ample covered parking and large communal gardens, although each holiday villa has its own private terrace. The estate is ideally located with good access to many restaurants and shops in the area and to the main routes to historic towns.

There are open views around Vecchio Fienile in this quiet and peaceful position.

Approach road - all tar road - 500 mtrs good unpaved road

The pool is situated behind the holiday villas about twenty meters away, and has an excellent view of the surrounding countryside. It is ideal for relaxing and soaking up the warm Tuscan sun while enjoying a cool glass of wine.

At one end of the pool there is a hydromassage which can sooth all your stress away while you admire the superb view and landscape that surrounds you.
The pool is 7 x 14 mtrs and 1.2 to 1.4 mtrs deep, with hydromassage open from the first weekend of May to the last weekend of October (weather permitting).


Pet Friendly
Flexible dates
Sofabed double
Furnished terrace
Shared laundry facilities
TV Sat
Private garden
Fully equipped kitchen
DVD player (Euro)
Pets welcome
Filter coffee maker
Electric fans
Barbecue Onsite
Maid service available for extra charge
Communal washing machine

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 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.

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: Included

Final clean:included - provided by local supplier

Tourist tax: 1,50 Euro per person, per night some exemptions apply

Baby cot: 1 available on request, no extra cost

High chair: 1 available on request, no extra cost

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
23 Jun - 25 Aug 2018
1499 US Dollar
25 Aug - 22 Sep 2018
1181 US Dollar
22 Sep - 27 Oct 2018
959 US Dollar
27 Oct - 15 Dec 2018
709 US Dollar
15 Dec - 29 Dec 2018
959 US Dollar
2019 Prices per villa
Date range
7 night price
29 Dec - 05 Jan 2019
959 US Dollar
05 Jan - 30 Mar 2019
709 US Dollar
30 Mar - 25 May 2019
959 US Dollar
25 May - 22 Jun 2019
1181 US Dollar
22 Jun - 24 Aug 2019
1499 US Dollar
24 Aug - 21 Sep 2019
1181 US Dollar
21 Sep - 26 Oct 2019
959 US Dollar
26 Oct - 14 Dec 2019
709 US Dollar
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
959 US Dollar

What's the villa like inside?

Dining Room

Villa location

How far are the airports? Distances and driving time
  • Florence Airport: 62km - 0h 54m
  • Aeroporto Pisa: 83km - 1h 17m
  • Aeroporto Bologna: 145km - 1h 39m
How far are the nearest towns? Distances and driving time
  • Certaldo: 11km - 0h 19m
  • Colle val D'elsa: 13km - 0h 17m
  • San Gimignano: 19km - 0h 28m
Sant'Appiano is a small picturesque hamlet which is 2km from Vecchio Fienile, in this hamlet there is a good restaurant and a small children's playground. Vecchio Fienile clients have special prices at the restaurant Antica Osteria di Vico, which is near Poggibonsi.
Poggibonsi is the nearest town which is about 5km away, here there are many shops and other amenities.

 More options
Golf Club
Horse riding

Guest reviews: La Balla at Vecchio Fienile <div class='textCenter'>9,1/ 10</div>Score from 8 reviews - Excellent (8 Client reviews)

March 2018
Family with older children
Heinersreuth, Germany Heinersreuth, Germany
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Die Anlage liegt malerische, sehr ruhig, in einem Olivenhain. Viele schönen Ausflugsziele in der Toskana sind bequem in einem Tagesausflug zu erreichen.
Local attractions Kochen/Pizza backen mit Andrea Anichini

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Duration (weeks)

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Number of Guests

adults (ages 16 +)

children (ages 2 - 15)

infants (ages <2 yr)

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709 to 1499 US Dollar

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