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Full of character Tuscan flat with stone walls and terracotta floors

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Self catering apartment in the hamlet of Capannole, few minutes from Radda

Mariolina is a spacious self catering Tuscan apartment located in the heart of Capannole village between Radda in Chianti and Gaiole in Chianti. The entrance is from the private garden, where there is a stone terrace with a table and chairs for "al fresco" dining.

The spacious lounge has a dining table with four wooden chairs on one side , two wicker chairs around a coffee table near the fireplace, ideal for cosy evenings in spring and autumn.

Next to the table two steps lead up into the small fitted wooden kitchen. I It is well equipped and includes a gas hob, dishwasher, oven and microwave . The large fridge with separate freezer is located next to the dining table.

There is a second leaving room, all in stone and terracotta floors with a double sofa bed . Two large arched glass doors provide plenty of light to the house. The sofa can be used as a bed being the room provided of blackout curtains.

The bedroom is accessible from both the leaving room and dining area. The bedroom has a double bed with wardrobe plus a walk-in wooden storage room. A ladder leads to a loft upstairs where there is a single bed. Next there is a bathroom with shower.

The villa accepts a maximum of 4 people.

More Details

Owner
Alessandra A
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

Why Alessandra A chose Gaiole In Chianti

Fallen in love with Capannole hamlet few years ago because of its views and secluded location at the same time vicinity to two towns. The details of the property make this apartment full of character.

What makes this apartment unique

A glass of wine in the pool at sunset is priceless.

Amenities

Gaiole In Chianti Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

Reviews

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Full of character Tuscan flat with stone walls and terracotta floors
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
Los Angeles County, California
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Fabulous family-friendly apartment outside Radda surrounded by vineyards

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Mariolina! We're a family of 5 with 3 young boys (ages 5.5, 3 and 20 months) and it was a great 9-night base for L'Eroica. The eldest loved the loft bed, the middle was thrilled to have his own room (shares with oldest at home), and Alessandra kindly provided a travel crib for our youngest to use. We did laundry every day (took a little fiddling to figure out the clothes washer for this American but it was pretty intuitive) and put it out on the drying rack in the garden sunshine. The enclosed garden was a great feature for us -- the boys could go outside to play & climb the olive trees without us having to worry too much about where they were. The kitchen had all we needed for cooking and there were plenty of dishes for serving. We loved the quiet and enjoyed seeing the Milky Way and stars at night; we also saw a young stag, fox and porcupine on the road the day of L'Eroica (2 October). We used the heating the last couple nights as it was rainy and foggy -- it worked quickly and kept the apartment nicely warm (and the radiators were great for drying the laundry those days).

The gravel road to the apartment from the paved road out of Radda is a bit bumpy in spots but our rental Peugeot station wagon handled it easily with a bit of care by the driver -- the gravel road from the Gaiole side definitely requires high clearance under the vehicle and I don't recommend attempting it. It was easy to reach Siena, Firenze, and other tourist spots (our car had built in GPS which was a great help) from the apartment. There was another group staying in one of the other apartments but we only know they were there from seeing their car in the shared parking area. Alessandra's family owns & operates the largest restaurant on the main piazza in Gaiole about 10 kms away and our boys highly recommend the gelato! This was our second trip to the area for L'Eroica and if my husband decides to ride L'Eroica again this is our first choice of a home base. Mille grazie Alessandra e famiglia!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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very beautiful home, our 2 girls enjoyed their stay as well, beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful stay with a Tuscan feel!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Florence
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Several bars and restaurants
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Montevarchi
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
A1
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
several bars and restaurants
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Follonica
Car: necessary

Nestled between vine covered hills Capannole is a peaceful 1400 hamlet of 11 private houses. A few Kilometers away there is the town Radda in Chianti. The hills surrounding Capannole are dotted with amazing churches and beautiful medieval villages.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.