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VILLA GAIA, a 15th century mill

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa for Guests: 10, Bedrooms: 5

It was a 15th century mill That Has Been Transformed into a beautiful, country villa. The villa is located in the countryside next to a natural stream. Its thick walls keep the house cool in summer. In the surrounding garden there are old cypress and oak trees. There is a salt water heated swimming pool (6m x 12m; 2. 4m deep) with an infinity edge and a restored 2-story barn located between the main house and the stream. A spacious paved terrace can be used for al fresco dining. A typical unpaved road leads (800 meters) to the house and parking provided.

DESCRIPTION

Main House

The main house is furnished with antiques and features unique Italian décors.

Ground Floor: The entrance leads directly into the large living room: here there are a fireplace, piano, and satellite TV. There is a spacious eat-in country kitchen with oven, dishwasher, microwave, Italian coffee maker, toaster, refrigerator and large wood burning oven. Adjacent to the kitchen there is a dining room with a table seating 8-10. On the ground floor there are three bedrooms, two of Which are double bedrooms with queen-size beds, and the third one is a twin-bedded room. The bedrooms share two bathrooms, one with tub and handheld shower-head, and one with a shower (with wall mounted shower head).

First Floor: A steep staircase leads up to a spacious loft with a queen-size bed, a single sofa bed, and a small balcony. There is a bathroom with shower, toilet and sink.

Lower Level: From the garden, a separate door leads into a laundry room with sink, washing machine, and iron and ironing board. The laundry room is accessible and Exclusively available for guests. Also on this floor are the homes' original stables and wine cave; Both the stables and the wine cave are used for storage by the owner.

Guesthouse

The guest house can not be rented separately from the main house. The guesthouse has a yellow living room with antique sofa, table, and TV. There is a double bedroom and ensuite bathroom with shower.

Barn

His restored 2-story barn is located between the main house and the stream. The ground floor of the barn is equipped with a sink and is an ideal spot for al fresco dining (the upper floor is closed to guests).

Villa Policies

Max 10 persons

Final cleaning 160 eu

Children welcome

Pets allowed

Smoking Villa

Required security deposit 800 eu payable onsite in cash or traveler's check

Heating upon consumption

4. Check in between 30 pm - 8 pm

Check out before 10 am on the day of departure

 

Extra services:

Cook Service: Upon request

Extra Housekeeping: Upon request

Pool Heating: Upon request (must be requested in advance)

Baby cot: Upon Request

 

Getting There

Rental car recommended

Vehicles

Due to the fact That many properties in this area can be accessed only by unsealed roads and driveways, we advise people intending to take a sports or low-slung car on holiday, to check with us first Whether the access to the property for such Allows a car. We advise against the use of vans and minibuses. Please always check with us at the time of booking if you are planning to use this type of vehicle When staying at a property in this area.

Swimming

If your rental period is outside the period May 15th to September 30dt, please check with us That the pool can be opened. Swimming pools are not enclosed with fences and there are no lifeguards. Clients' use of the swimming pool is at Their Own Risk.

Heating

Usage will be metered Throughout your stay and you will be charged accordingly. Charges must be paid directly on the spot to the owner or his / her representative before departing. Please note that heating in Italy, When not subject to restrictions by the local Government, is more expensive Compared to other countries. If you look for a property in low season, make sure to ask for an estimate of the heating cost. You may be asked to make a supplementary deposit for heating expenses.

Water and Electricity

Please note that most of the properties in our portfolio are not the typical purpose-built Mediterranean holiday villas. Most are converted farmhouses or former manor houses, full of character and history. Water Shortages do occur; please use it sparingly during the summer months. At the same time, Italy is probably one of the few countries in the world where the government has Introduced a system of electricity limitators to Contain the national consumption. This means you must be careful When using Opinions more than one appliance at once Because the Limitator will shut the electricity off.

Internet Connection

Many of our properties have an internet connection. From our experience, When a connection is interrupted two to technical Reasons beyond our control, it is unfortunately very difficult, despite our Efforts, to receive immediate assistance from some of the internet providers operating in Italy. Therefore we strongly suggest That Those Who need to access emails Their Should bring Their Own BlackBerry, or a similar portable device. Please note that in any case we can not accept responsibility for lack of These services.

More Details

Property Manager
Graziella Daniele
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
88%
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2017

Amenities

Gaiole In Chianti Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
    - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
    - 1 double
    - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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Map

Nearest Airport
42 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Siena

Location

Monti: 3 km

Slipper: 4 km

Radda in Chianti: 13 km

Siena: 15 km

Florence: 75 km

 

Area information

The small Tuscan town of Gaiole in Chianti lies in the Chianti Castles territory to the east of the Via Chiantigiana in the Chianti Classico wine area of ​​Tuscany. The area is hilly, with extensive forests of oak and chestnut, and vineyards and olive groves surrounding the towns and villages. Wild animals, including game species such as wild boar and deer, as well as porcini mushrooms, abound in the forests. In Additions to the Numerous castles, of which one of the most famous is the Castello di Brolio, there are some extremely old and interesting churches and abbeys to be visited. Some of the churches date back to mediaeval times, in Particular the untouched romanesque parish churches, such as the nearby Pieve di Spaltenna. Among the former abbeys in the area, the most famous and photogenic is Badia a Colitbuono and its restored classical Italian garden. Among the nearby towns and villages of interest are Volpaia, a village now almost Entirely given over to wine production and home to several good restaurants, and Radda in Chianti and its unique Palazzo del Podesta. A splendid Abbey- "Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore" - positioned in a rare and unusual scenery can be found within at 25 minute drive.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $188.24

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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