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Apartment in the Heart of Chianti

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment of 75m2 and 30 of terrace Great view of the Chianti hills

Apartment in a village nestled in the hills of Chianti. In the center of the most popular destinations in Tuscany such as Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra. Large sun terrace for unforgettable lunches and dinners !!

Separate entrance to the interior of the house has ample parking available.

The swimming pool is about 1.2 km. of the structure at a partner, the entrance fee is about €. 18 per adult and includes loungers, umbrella and lunch. Access must be reserved

Very quiet place (orange flag Listed) for your holiday and tourist places all around here, a city like Florence, Siena, San Gimignano ... all places accessible by public services whose suspension is only 200 meters from the apartment. Our village has all services (bar, restaurants, post office, pharmacy, gas station, formwork and other stores). There is also a pine forest 100 meters from the house with a playground for children. Inside the village there is also a famous wine cellar where you can taste the great wines of the region.

More Details

Owner
Michèle
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Michèle

I am French origin, live with my husband in this beautiful land from many years. My son Daniel and I we love to cook French or Italian dishes and on request with joy we share with my guests

Michèle purchased this apartment in 1991

What makes this apartment unique

Internal and external comfort, Great view, quiet and ideal location to visit Tuscany, Public transport at 200 mt. for visit Florence, Siena, etc. without having to take the car.

Amenities

Barberino Val D'elsa Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Very large and bright bathroom with shower and stunning bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis
Notes:
For the day of arrival we can prepare a dinner served in your apartment or on request to the races from your list, to be drafted at least a day before the arrival.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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Apartment in the Heart of Chianti
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 24 reviews
5

Nice apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

Apartment is within walking distance of the beautiful village of Barberino Val D’Elsa. Very friendly and helpful owners live on ground floor but there is a separate entrance to this & the apartment above. The apartment has spacious private terraces & is extremely clean and well equipped. Ideal for exploring San Gimignano, Siena & Florence. The village has a good variety of restaurants & a delightful organic wine bar & shop connected to the La Spinosa vineyard. We would have no hesitation in recommending this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

A marvelous 10 days

  • 4 of 5

Barberino is the perfect spot to visit all of Tuscany. Each day we took off with our rental car in different direction and found amazing surprises of phenomenal views and ancient villages all around us. We railed to Florence but otherwise driving was easy and fun. The key element of ease of driving was the 4G WiFi devise we rented from Europecar. It worked seamlessly with the smartphones gps. Our apartment was perfect and especially enjoyed the balcony for morning coffee and meals. Michele and Alberto were marvelous hosts. ReNae and John

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Renae and John for the fantastic review, you have been very nice hosts, we would have liked to meet you more often but we were very much taken from our farm activity in Montieri, where we have a beautiful and large chestnut tree. We do not understand based on your review, why four stars and not five? we would like, to improve our structure, to know where, thank you very much and a dear greeting from Michelle and Alberto
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Charlotte NC
5

Beautiful spotless apartment in a charming town.

  • 5 of 5

Barberino Val D'Elsa is a lovely small town and close to all of the other towns and wineries of the Chianti Valley. Our hosts, Michele and Alberto, we're welcoming and helpful. In the entrance area of the building they have maps and brochures on everything you could be interested in. They were very attentive but not intrusive. Spotless apartment with a modern kitchen and beautiful bathroom. We hope to return some day.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks Mary Rose and Virgil, you've been really special guest, we'll be happy to host you again, a warm greeting, Michelle and Alberto
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5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was sparkling clean and had everything we needed, and the owners were extremely accommodating, right down to insisting on carrying our luggage up and down the stairs. It was a perfect location for visiting all the small Chianti towns and is close to Florence, Siena, Pisa, and San Gemignano, and the owners have all necessary information and maps for getting around. We loved sitting with a glass of wine on the terrace and enjoying the beautiful country view.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely scenery

  • 4 of 5

Very spacious Tuscan apartment in the Chianti region with a fully stocked kitchen, great location in A small quaint town. Very friendly hosts with a lovely playpen, air conditioner and huge deck for relaxing with a bottle of wine in the evening.

Would recommend

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Perfect for exploring

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was very comfortable and perfect for exploring the Tuscan countryside. We traveled north to Cinque Terre (overnight)and south into the Val d'Orcia from here.

The owners are very accommodating and friendly. They shared their homemade olive oil with us, when we needed some to cook our dinner. The place was very clean. Our only complaint is that we had booked this as a two bedroom, but upon our arrival, the second bedroom was locked. We were never given access to it. Yes, we were only 2 people using the apt, but we had booked it as a 2 bdrm, not just 1. We could have addressed the situation with the owners, but didn't want to get into a confrontation, so that was our choice. We never ate in any of the restaurants in town, but returned to Ristoro L'antica Scuderia in nearby Badia a Passignano - delicious food!

It's always important to me to have a view out my window when in Tuscany, and this apt didn't disappoint. We had beautiful warm days (autumn), but still not quite warm enough to use the veranda. Overall, a very lovely apartment.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks anyway for the many appreciations Corinne, but we need to clarify some points: the closed door is not the second bedroom but a small utility room service, the second bedroom is obtained as described in the saloon, thanks to a very large sliding doors system is completely independent. If you wished to have, each your bedroom was enough to ask and we would have prepared the sofa as second bed that thanks to the addition of a latex mattress offers excellent comfort. We remember that your stay was in November, and you have had a particularly mild weather with temperatures during the day were over 20 degrees centigrade. Sin you have not taken advantage of the excellent restaurants in the village or a very short distance. The rest except the extreme discretion, guests impeccable in every way.
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Bar La Pineta
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
La Badia Golf Colle di val d'Elsa
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Poggibonsi
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Poggibonsi
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Il Campanellino, L' Archibugio, Bustecca
Nearest Ski
110 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Cecina
Car: not necessary

A short distance (even walking) Many Restaurants, Pizzeria, Bar, cellars tasting.

Typical stores, Supermarkets and summer 150 mt. the house in the cool of the pine forest restaurant / pizzeria and entertainment for adults and childrens.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

electricitè, eau, gaz $ 3.47 per person per night
forfait service $11.56
Frais de menage $34.67
Stay tax $1.73 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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