CASTLEAPARTMENT RENTAL IN TUSCANY, MONTESPERTOLI (CHIANTI AREA)

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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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CASTLEAPARTMENT RENTAL IN TUSCANY, MONTESPERTOLI (CHIANTI AREA)

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If you have ever had a hankering to stay in a historic Castle in Tuscany amidst vineyards and Chianti towns, this fits the bill. Owned by a Florentine family, this castle estate is well located for day trips throughout the region. There is a restaurant onsite open six days a week and a lovely garden and pool area. The castle has been divided into several apartments. In addition, there is a farmhouse and other units on the estate that share the castle grounds and pool.

This large castle estate has an English garden, vineyards, olive trees, lemon trees, plants, and flowers. Beside the castle there is a farmhouse and other units that share the grounds, a reception area (open 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm) and restaurant (open every night but Wednesdays from April to October). There is a shared swimming pool (12m x 6m) surrounded by a sun deck with sun loungers. The pool is open from early April to the end of October. Parking is available within the property grounds.

This apartment is located within the southern wing of the 12th century castle. There are a total of 29 apartments in the castle. Ground Floor: There is a large entrance once used as “sale d’armes” which leads to the spacious and bright living room with beautiful frescoed ceilings and a decorative fireplace with frescoes of Pucci dating back to 1700. Through 6 big French windows, there is access to the charming Italian garden. There is a bathroom with a shower. Mezzanine Ground Floor: There is one double bedroom with a queen size bed (160 cm) and an en suite bathroom with shower. A few steps higher lead to the dining-room with access to the kitchen and to a nice terrace furnished for outdoor meals looking over one of the courtyards of the castle. First Floor: There are two double bedrooms with queen size beds (160 cm) and a twin-bedded room with two narrow beds (80 cm), most suitable for young people. A second living room has a sofa bed, suitable for one. There is a large bathroom with a tub and a decorative fireplace and a toilet. All of the bedrooms offer nice views over the surrounding landscape.

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash. Laundry Facilities Available: 3 Euro per load Baby Bed Available: 52 Euro per week Extra Bed Available: 77 Euro per week Housekeeping Available: 12 Euros per hour Please Note: Rentals in July and August must have arrivals and departures on Saturdays. For other months of the year arrivals can be any day. There is a restaurant on site which offers traditional dishes of the Chianti region. It is open every night, excluding Wednesdays, from April to October. Free WiFi is available in a large room in front of the reception office. This apartment has a spiral staircase that may not be suitable for young children

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Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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The property is located one kilometer from Montagnana where there are several food shops and a restaurant. Five kilometers away is Montespertoli, a town dating back to the Etruscan times. Today, you’ll be able to buy groceries, go wine tasting, visit medieval castles, shop for souvenirs, attend food fairs, and eat at one of the many restaurants. There are numerous annual festivals throughout the year celebrating everything from wine to doughnuts to ecology. There are also a number of notable churches and ancient buildings, including the Chiesa di Sant’Andrea and the Villa Sonnino. Short drives away that offer wonderful views of the countryside are to Florence and San Gimignano. When in Florence, visit the Piazza San Giovanni, also known as the religious heart of the city, and you’ll see the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, built in the 15th century. Other marvelous attractions include the Ponte Vecchio where you can go shopping, the Accademia Gallery full of Florentine paintings, and the Uffizi Gallery, one of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world. There is also a train station in Florence that can take you quickly and conveniently to other cities in the region. Nearby Attractions: Montespertoli is surrounded by farms, olive mills and wineries including the Fattoria La Gigliola Winery. It celebrates food, wine and ecology with its many festivals. The Chianti Wine Festival is usually held the first week of June. Worth a visit is the the Chiesa di Sant’Andrea, as well as Villa Sonnino. Greve in Chianti hosts the biggest wine festival in the region each September and is also a fun town to explore. Its central piazza, Piazza Mercatale, is uniquely shaped like a funnel. Nearby Certaldo and its medieval village of Certaldo Alta are full of medieval architecture such as the Pretorio Palace. Don’t miss the Renaissance festival held every July. Pisa: 70 km/43.5 mi Siena: 65 km/40 mi San Gimignano: 48 km/30 mi Florence: 30 km/18.5 mi Certaldo: 27 km/16.5 mi Greve in Chianti: 26 km/16 mi Montespertoli: 5 km/3 mi Montagnana: 1 km/.5 mi Bus Stop for the bus to Florence: 150 meters from the castle

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Montespertoli Castle Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$4,398
 
 
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 27 2014
7 night minimum stay
$4,072
 
 
Sep 27 2014 - Oct 11 2014
7 night minimum stay
$3,748
 
 
Oct 11 2014 - Dec 20 2014
7 night minimum stay
$3,426
 
 
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 27 2014
7 night minimum stay
$4,072
 
 
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,398
 

Notes

  • Security Deposit:
    Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 265 EUR.
  • Additional Expenses:
    Final Cleaning Charge (Mandatory -To be paid upon arrival): 110 EUR. Telephone (If Available): According to consumption. Heating - Daily Charge: 21 EUR. Tourist Tax (Daily - Per Person): 1 EUR. Arrival Fee (after 8:00 pm) Payable upon Arrival: 25 EUR.
  • Other Notes:
    Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather. Arrival Fee (Outside Posted Times): Payable upon arrival. Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival. UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. Departure Time: between 8 am and 10 am. Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day.

Amenities

Montespertoli Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
General:
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
Outside:
  • Bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool