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Chianti Luxury Country Homes with air con, wifi and pool - S. Giovanni vacation rental

Simone Veneziano

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, italian
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Erica Vaccari d.o.o.

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2015
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Chianti Luxury Country Homes with air con, wifi and pool - S. Giovanni vacation rental

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Castelnuovo Berardenga Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 BR self catering apartment with pool, walking distance to village

Vitignanello is a fascinating restored barn offering 2 luxury countryside apartments, a marvellous panoramic garden and a large infinity pool nestled in a peaceful olive grove overlooking the vineyards providing you with the right atmosphere to make this place your dream base for a relaxing and authentic holiday in Tuscany.

Be welcomed by the nicest, warmest, Sienese owners Mauro and Marcella, who will go out of their way to make your stay truly unforgettable with their wine, their friendship, their own grown veggies and endless cultural and tourist tips.

Cuddle up near the fireplace and savour a glass of wine, while admiring the beautiful sunset.

Vitignanello is an ideal place to unwind from the stress of the city and to treat yourself to some of the gastronomic pleasures of the region: pecorino sheep cheese with a glass of the estate's fab Chianti wine are just a few.

Chianti Region: Chianti is a rather wide area of Tuscany (70,000 hectares) shaped by wonderful hills, valleys, forests and mountains running on pretty much a north/south alliance between Florence and Siena.

It is very famous for its red wine, named after the region itself and for the stunning beauty of its landscape, dotted by olive trees and lined by vineyards whose colour changing throughout the seasons make Chianti an all-year.-round wonder.

Its continental climate with a moderately low temperature in winter (3º or 4º C.) is dry and hot in summer rising over 35º C. The temperature does not swing much during the day thanks to different heights spanning from 250 to 600 meters above sea level and surpassing 800 meters in the mountains.

Chianti has been been producing superb wines since the end of the 14th, the many medieval wine estates with their gorgeous castles witness this ancient tradition. Nowadays Chianti wines, as well as its olive oil are amongst the most appreciated Italian products.

Distances: Nearest Airport:

Florence, km 75,

Pisa, km 120,

Bologna, km 150,

Roma, km 250,

Nearest Ferryport:

Livorno, km 130,

Civitavecchia (Roma), km 180.

Nearest Beach:

Grosseto, km 75

Castiglion della Pescaia (Grosseto), km 100

Follonica (Grosseto), km 100

Punta Ala, km 110

Nearest City Centre:

Siena, km 12

Florence, km 70

Nearest Main Centre:

Pianella, km 1

Castelnuovo Berardenga, km 8

Nearest shops:

Food, Pianella, km 1

Bar, Pianella

Restaurant, Pianella

Newspaper, Pianella

Bank, Pianella

Post Office, Pianella

Supermarket, Castlnuovo Berardenga, km 8

Supermarket, Siena, km12

Hospital, Siena km 12

Nearest Internet Point:

Siena, km 12

Activities nearby: Tennis: Siena, km 12.

Horse riding: many available in 10-15 minutes driving .

Fishing: private artificial lakes available within 15-20 minutes driving.

Scooter, Quad and bicycle renting, Pianella km 1.

Bicycle tracks: the property is situated along the “Eroica” track.

Car rent:

Castelnuovo Berardenga, km 8

Siena, km 12 Aquapark: Il Mulino di Quercegrossa, Quercegrossa, Siena, km 15

Spa: Rapolano Terme, Siena, km 20.

More Details

Details for S. Giovanni vacation rental 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

San Giovanni is one of two 70 sqm Siena holiday apartments sitting on the ground floor in the back portion of the of the barn. This Siena vacation rental apartment is made up of a lovely private terrace with outdoors eating and cooking facilities accessed directly through the bright, welcoming lounge with fireplace. Off the lounge of this Tuscany country house holiday rental is a fully fitted kitchen and a corridor leading to the two bedrooms, an en suite double and a twin with private bathroom. Both bedrooms have air conditioning. The décor is modern, elegant yet welcoming, only the best materials were used. Ideal for 4 plus one baby. The house has a large garden with a panoramic swimming pool surrounded by olive groves and overlooking the vineyard to which all apartments have access. By the pool there is a lovely solar panel heated shower. The house is served by 3 water sources: its own well, a system of rainwater collection and the local aqueduct – it is all heated by solar panels.
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Simone Veneziano (Property Manager)
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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S. Giovanni vacation rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Manitoba, Canada
5

Under a Tuscan sun

  • 5 of 5

Our Vitignanello vacation was one of our best vacations ever. The hosts were very gracious and were always available to offer valuable advice on sight-seeing, shopping and restaurants. The barn is brand new and built with locally sourced material. It is modern yet fits in beautiflly with the surrounding area. Everything in the design was carefully thought out. The property is well-maintained and had everything we needed. The pool was wonderful for the very hot afternoons. We enjoyed many sunsets on the balcony of our apartment while sipping on local wine. We were perfectly located to explore the Chianti wine area as well as make a few trips to Siena for groceries and sight-seeing.We spent 2 weeks at Vitgnanello but it wasn't enough to see all the beautiful towns and treasures central Tuscany has to offer. We have fantastic memories of our stay and would recommend this property without reservation.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a great holiday in Vitignanello. The House and it's surroundings are in top class. Very beautiful and peaceful landscape. The location of villa is ideal of going everywhere...of course you need a car. The nearby village (Pianella) is very small but you can get groceries and etc from there. Siena is only 12 km away from there.

Also we want to thank our host family. Everything worked more than well and they are very friendly people who helped us in everything we needed and more.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
malaysia
5

A beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Vitignanello is absolutely beautiful. It is exactly as it is pictured and described on the website. It is clean and well-maintained, and has the vibe of a much loved home. It was just too easy to develop an immediate attachment to the place.

Pianella, the closest town, and others in the vicinity, have basic amenities, restaurants, etc., and it is just a 10 minute drive to Siena. The motorway is easily accessible, making it suitable for day trips (Florence, San Gimignano, wine tours, etc); and the property itself is smack in a vineyard, surrounded by scenic drives and views in every direction. The villa itself feels homely. It is bright and airy, well-furnished (with a fully equipped kitchen) and tastefully decorated.

The owners are delightful! They were friendly, and took time and effort to help us with suggestions and directions. All in, the villa was perfect for us, and I would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Ferry
130 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Siena
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Siena
Nearest Beach
75 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Holidays at Vitignanello offer a great variety of activities.

All Chianti villages like Radda, Greve, Castellina, Castelnuovo are worth visiting, so are the gorgeous Chianti producing castles scattered throughout the region. If you like walking, there are plenty of gorgeous marked routes.

To quench your thirst for art and culture, Marvellous art cities like Siena and Florence are half an hour's drive away, the Chianti region offers breathtaking views at your doorstep and the opportunity to visit some of the best wineries of Italy, tasting their famous Chianti and Super Tuscan. Cycling. Horse-riding, fishing, water parks for the children are all available within 15 km.

Other Activities: Spa, water park, scooter rental, wine tasting tours

Golf: 18 holes: Golf club Toscana, Loc. Il Pelagone Gavorrano – Grosseto, km 90,

9 holes: Golf Club Valdichiana, Loc. Esse Secco Bettolle - Siena, km 35.

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Rates & Availability

From €156 Per night

Castelnuovo Berardenga Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 29 2015
5 night minimum stay
€160
€990
 
 
June
May 30 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,090
 
 
Summer
Jun 27 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,220
 
 
September
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 25 2015
5 night minimum stay
€170
€1,090
 
 
October
Sep 26 2015 - Oct 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
€160
€890
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax €2.5 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.
Notes The rental rates include linen, towels, WiFi, pool towels, water/cooking gas/electricity consumption, final cleaning and one usage of the washing machine.
Air conditioning and heating are charged 10 euro per day.
50% of the rental rate is paid upon booking via credit card or bank transfer. 2,2% charges apply for Credit cards.
Remaining balance is payable 2 weeks before arrival.
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Amenities

Castelnuovo Berardenga Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • One bathroom has a shower enclosure and one a bath tub. They are both brand new bathrooms entirely lined in white Travertine marble from the local quarry.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Both bedrooms are very bright and spacious. They are both equipped with hand made wooden shutters to assure a very restoring sleep and cool temperatures. They are however equipped with air con. The cot can be placed in either bedroom, please let us know in advace in which room you want it to be placed so it can be accommodated before your arrival. The cot is a very high quality wooden cot with a comfortable matress. The single beds can be made into a comfortable double bed. Please let us know how you would like your bed setup.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes:
Smoking is only permitted in the garden.

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