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Farmhouse between Florence and Siena, feel like home on Chianti hills

Bedrooms 2
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Farmhouse - apartments with swimming pool, private entrance and garden

A holiday in our farm will be a memorable experience: you will feel like a guest and not a customer!

San Silvestro Farmhouse lies on a hill top in Chianti Classico area, in the heart of Tuscany, between Florence and Siena.

Our farmhouse is an ideal location for your holiday in Tuscany and for visiting famous art cities such as Florence, Siena, Lucca, San Giminiano, Volterra, Pisa as well as the nearby country villages of the famous Chianti Classico region: San Donato in Poggio, Castellina, Greve, Barberino Val d’Elsa, Radda, Gaiole, Tavarnelle, San Casciano.

San Silvestro Farmhouse offers to its customers two apartments restored and decorated respecting the traditional Tuscan style and surrounded by beautiful private gardens, olive groves, vineyards, orchards and forests.

MonnaLisa and Leonardo apartments, located in the Old Barn, have independent entrance and parking space, central heating and satellite TV.

The swimming pool (6mx12m) is surrounded by a sun deck and ample green spaces, olive trees and old stone walls. The shower is equipped with solar panels for hot water. Deck chairs and umbrellas are available to guests. From here you can admire an unforgettable sunset.

Wi-fi area (under the gazebo near the main Villa), table tennis and barbecue are available to guests.

More Details

Andrea Baldacci
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

What makes this farmhouse unique

San Silavestro and Leonardo da Vinci's Monna Lisa.

In 1495 the farm of San Silvestro was given as dowry by Anton Maria Gherardini to his daughter Lisa who married Francesco Bartolomeo del Giocondo.Several studies link Lisa Gherardini, the Mona Lisa for the note, to the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa', now housed in the Louvre Museum in Paris, and that made her immortal.

Source: 'Mona Lisa mulier ingenua' by Giuseppe Pallanti, ed. Polistampa.


Barberino Val D'elsa Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • MonnaLisa Apt. bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • MonnaLisa Apt. double room - 1 queen
    MonnaLisa Apt. living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double sofa-bed
    MonnaLisa Apt. twin room - 2 twin/ single , By request you can have a double bed or add a third bed
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Farmhouse between Florence and Siena, feel like home on Chianti hills
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Peace and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Tuscany. Hosts were welcoming and ensured everything was to our comfort. The kids enjoyed the spectacular pool and my wife and I had time to rest, relax and revive. The unit had everything that was needed to make it a home away from home for our little family.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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a beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Andrea was very helpful and friendly. We loved the welcome wine and pear jam. The location was perfect for our visit to the Tuscany.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just perfect !!!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a Tuscany typical, quiet and clean place to stay. And that's what we found, with a bonus : charming welcoming hosts, great sunset views, not close and not too far from highways so we can easily visit Tuscany.

Only good things to say about this place.

Thank you Andrea, say Hi to all your family.


Sylvie and Martial from Canada.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! It is a beautiful surprise to know that after one year you still have a great memory of your stay in our farmhouse :) For us this is the best reward for our job! We sincerely hope to see you again! Best regards from the whole family.
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  • 5 of 5

Wir, Ehepaar mit Tante (95), verlebten eine herrliche Woche im ausgesprochen sehr liebevoll und typisch eingerichteteten Ferienhaus im Tosca Stil in Ruhe und unvergessenem Ausblick in das Chianti.

Unser Empfang war sehr herzlich und die täglichen, kleinen Kontakte zu Andrea, Martina und Gianna mit Mann äußerst angenehm.

Die Ausstattung, Sauberkeit und das Anwesen mit dem Pool lassen einen die Seele baumeln.

Die Lage ist inmitten der Toscana ideal, um die vielen Tagesziele schnell zu erreichen.

Wir danken den Gastgebern recht herzlich, auch für die frischen Eier und leckeren Kirschen und werden gerne wiederkommen . Unseren Freunden und Bekannten haben wir schon viel hierüber berichtet.

Frank mit Inga und Marianne

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Frank, Inga and Marianne, trank you so much for your beautiful review, it was a real pleasure to have you here with us and we sincerely hope to see you soon again. Best regards from all the family!
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beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

I really recommend this agriturismo to all of you. It ´s very nice place, very nice furnished, the owners are very kind. We really enjoy staying there. It ´s in really good area of Chianti.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! Kind regards from all of us!
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Appartamento MonnaLisa San Donato di Poggio

  • 5 of 5

Ideal location with a stuning view over the Chianti hills. Both the accomodation and the garden (+ terrace and swiming pool) are in very very good condition. We had a very pleasant stay with our 3 young children. Andrea and Martina are very helpfull and gave us the best of local hospitality. We'd love to come back !

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! For us the most important thing is that our guests enjoy and appreciate the location and their stay. We always try to do the best we can! We really hope to see you soon again!
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
San Donato in Poggio
Nearest Ferry
110 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Golf Dell'Ugolino
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Free Highway Firenze-Siena
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
San Donato in Poggio
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Barberino Val D'elsa Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season MonnaLisa apt.
Jun 24 2017 - Aug 26 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Medium Season MonnaLisa apt.
Aug 27 2017 - Oct 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
Low Season MonnaLisa apt.
Oct 15 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
Christmas MonnaLisa apt.
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Final Cleaning $58.33
Stay tax $1.75 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 14 years.

NB The daily rates are for 4 people sharing the same apartment.
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: water, gas, electricity, linen and blankets for the bed rooms, towels for the bath room and the swimming pool, linen for the kitchen, internet Wi-fi (under the gazebo of the main villa).
NOT INCLUDED: Heating (on consumption if needed - about 20-25 euro per day), washing machine (€ 5 each), tourist tax (€ 1,50 per person per night for the first 7 nights, children under 14 years don't pay).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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