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

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 4 guests In Resort with Pool 5 - Superb - Superb 5

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.

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 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).


Facilities

Dog Friendly
Flexible dates
Internet
Sofabed double
Dining Area
Dishes/Utensils
Refrigerator
Linen
Lounge
Bathroom towels
Stove top
Concierge
Furnished terrace
Shared laundry facilities
TV Sat
Private garden
Kitchen
DVD player (Euro)
Dishwasher
Toaster
Filter coffee maker
Hairdryer
Electric fans
Microwave
Barbecue Onsite
Maid service available for extra charge
Communal washing machine
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 or equivalent in your own currency, cash payment is required on arrival. You should be reimbursed on check-out should no damage occur during your stay.

Approach road: Paved

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: Included

Final clean: included - provided by local supplier

Tourist tax to pay on arrival: 1,50 € 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

Parking: Public, onsite parking

Dogs: stay for free

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
Date range
7 night price
29 Jun - 24 Aug 2019
€1,499
24 Aug - 21 Sep 2019
€1,181
21 Sep - 26 Oct 2019
€959
26 Oct - 14 Dec 2019
€709
14 Dec - 28 Dec 2019
€959
Date range
7 night price
28 Dec - 04 Jan 2020
€959
04 Jan - 28 Mar 2020
€709
28 Mar - 23 May 2020
€959
23 May - 27 Jun 2020
€1,181
27 Jun - 29 Aug 2020
€1,499
29 Aug - 19 Sep 2020
€1,181
19 Sep - 24 Oct 2020
€959
24 Oct - 12 Dec 2020
€709
12 Dec - 02 Jan 2021
€959

Layout (65 sqm)

Ground floor
Lounge
Kitchen
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
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.

Guest reviews: La Balla at Vecchio Fienile <div class='textCenter'>9,5/ 10</div>Score from 8 reviews - Superb (8 Client reviews)

Anonymous
June 2019
Family with young children
Unterageri, Switzerland Unterageri, Switzerland
Guest villa score
10/10
The owners could not have done more to make us welcome. We had a lovely time at La Balla.
Local attractions For seafood, Ristorante Vivo in Florence was exceptional.

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Duration (weeks)

Any size

Number of Guests

adults Ages 16+

children Ages 2 - 15

infants Under 2


7 nights from
€709 to €1,499

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