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Countryside Villa Nestled in 50 Acres of Vineyards in Gated Area with Pool + Staff

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, 12 Sleeps

Capanna Cerreto is a private country villa nestled in 50 acres of vineyards and woodlands in Chianti. This former hayloft to the Castle of Cerreto has been totally transformed into a luxurious yet relaxed country home by its decorator owner.

The unusually large hand-forged windows and doors create a light and airy three-storey villa. There are two large, comfortable indoor living rooms on separate floors along with a beautiful summer sitting area under a pergola that runs the entire length of the house overlooking the pool. With breathtaking views and gentle summer breezes, the pergola is the ideal shaded spot for friends and family to gather for leisurely meals, conversations or drinks.

The villa has been designed with ample space to provide quiet, memorable moments. Leading off the entrance hall on the spacious ground floor is the living room with its large, open fireplace. The adjacent dining room and kitchen open onto the south-facing, wisteria-covered shaded pergola. Walk down the stone steps to the pool with a fragrant landscaped garden that offers the perfect place to relax and cool down on a Tuscan summers day.

Up on the first floor are three bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. On the large lower ground level, the sunny living room is ideal for families with a flat screen TV and DVD player. There are also three bedrooms on this floor including a charming corner bedroom.

This villa, with its complementary mix of antique and contemporary furniture, old handmade terracotta tiles and beautiful gardens, makes a recommended setting from which the many gems of Tuscany can be enjoyed.

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This villa is located near Castello di Brolio, home of the famous Ricasoli family and birthplace of Chianti wine!

The Villa Manager has an office attached to the villa, but there is no indoor access and he is virtually invisible. The manager is on-site most of the time to cater to your requests.

Please get GPS with your rental!

Road signs in this area are small and few. Navigating the many roundabouts can be a challenge!

As a converted hayloft of the former Castle of Cerreto, the stone and concrete walls mean that Internet and cell phone coverage is intermittent in the lower level of the residence.

Bedroom / Bathroom Description

Bedroom 1 European king size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower and tub, Air conditioning

Bedroom 2 Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom, Air conditioning

Bedroom 3 2 Twin beds, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning

Bedroom 4 Queen size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning

Bedroom 5 2 Twin beds, Shared bathroom with shower, Air conditioning

Bedroom 6 Queen size bed, Shared bathroom with Bedroom 5,, Air conditioning

Features Amenities


Satellite TV

DVD player

CD player

iPod dock


Air conditioning (bedrooms only)

Wi-Fi access


Heated floors

High chair

Baby crib




Toaster oven

Coffee maker


Espresso Machine

Outdoor Features

Saline pool - open between March 24 and October 26

Outdoor furniture

Alfresco dining

BBQ grill

Outdoor sitting area


Gated property

Staff Services


Maid service from Monday to Friday between 11am-2pm

Welcome basket

On-site manager (lives in an apartment with a separate entrance) Available every day except Wednesday and Sundays

Electricity consumption up to 300kw/week

Towel change midweek

At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:

Villa pre-stocking

Activities and excursions

Villa heating

Cook service

Mid-week linen change

Welcome dinner on arrival

Mandatory Visitors Tax of 1.50 per person per day payable on-site

Applicable on the first 7 days

Fees and conditions are subject to change

Villa Policies

Maximum 12 guests

Maximum 7 children

Non-smoking villa

Pets not permitted

Extra charges are payable in Euros

Pool closing dates: October 1 May 15

Check in: 4:00 P.M.

Check out: 10:00 A.M.


6 minute drive to town and grocery store

10 minute walk to restaurant

10 minute drive to church

15 minute drive to:



Train station

Tennis court

50 minute drive to golf course

80 minute drive to beach

95 minute drive to airport

Advertised rates may vary according to the season and duration of stay

More Details


Castelnuovo Berardenga Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - This is an en-suite bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - This is a full bathroom
    Bathroom 6 - This is a half bathroom
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Countryside Villa Nestled in 50 Acres of Vineyards in Gated Area with Pool + Staff
average rating of 4.769231 based on 39 reviews

Amazing week in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

I spent a week at Capanna with 5 girlfriends for my 50th birthday. The villa was perfection. Updated and well appointed and situated close to all the hill towns yet surrounded by countryside. We had a blast in the pool, hiking to the nearby hotel and wineries, enjoying the fire at night. It could not have been a better spot for us!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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  • 5 of 5

When I found this villa online, I immediately knew that this was the perfect one for me and my friends. It comes with a pool, grill, a fireplace and all kitchen appliances are update to date. The rooms and bathrooms are large and comfortable. Plenty of space for 12 people to temporarily reside. The only down part of the villa is the location. It is very hard to locate on Google Maps as it is very remote. Trying to explain to a cab driver was also a slight challenge, but if you explain that the villa is near Hotel Le Fontanelle, they will understand where to go. Otherwise this home is perfect and I cannot wait to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Tuscan Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Capanna Cereto was nothing short of magnificent. The villa provides a central location to go out and about and explore the area or just laze away the days by the pool (weather depending of course). Salvatore and Rosanna make sure the villa is kept spotless and Salvatore is a wealth of information and is extremely accommodating in whatever your needs/wants may be. The Villa itself is well equipped with everything you need for a relaxing break with well appointed rooms and plenty of space to spread out. We definitely made it our home away from home while we were there and were sad when we had to pack up and depart. If you are after a quiet getaway to relax and enjoy the Tuscan countryside you could not ask for a better villa than Capanna Cerato.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Tuscan Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful villa; great setting and excellent staff. Will definitely consider returning in the near future.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Fantastic home base to explore Tuscany and nearby areas

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at Capanna Cerreto! It was centrally located allowing us to explore in all directions around us. The villa was set up well to accommodate our group of 6 couples, although the room downstairs with 2 twin beds was not ideal. Initially the villa is VERY difficult to find, but easy once you have done so. A few other comments from the group. 1) No wifi downstairs was frustrating for those staying in that area (perhaps put an additional router or extenders downstairs). 2) A change of towels and/or sheets mid-week without charge would have been nice and 3) Translation posted in English of W/D controls might have been advantageous. Salvatore was incredibly attentive and accommodating to our every wish, including, but not limited to, making dining reservations and building a fire when requesting wood. Although Rosanna didn't speak English, she was reliable and thorough with her cleaning throughout the house.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Best family vacation we have ever taken!

  • 4 of 5

Capanna Cerreto exceeded our every expectation. The villa was immaculately appointed, with jaw dropping views, even more beautiful than the photos lead you to expect. It was perfectly situated to explore Florence, Siena, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza, and San Gimignano as day trips. One of the highlights of our trip was having Chef Graziella prepare dinner for us on the day we arrived. Absolutely the best meal of our trip! Salvatore, the on-site manager, is excellent! He made sure we were comfortable, had everything we needed, and even went to Siena to grab groceries for us because the nearby grocery store in Pianella was closed on the day we arrived! He is an absolute gem of a person!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Property Manager

Luxury Retreats International
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, russian, italian, arabic
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Damage deposit: $1,500.00

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