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

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

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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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

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

Bedroom 5 2 Twin beds, Shared bathroom with shower

Bedroom 6 Queen size bed, Shared bathroom with Bedroom 5

Features Amenities

Fireplace

Satellite TV

DVD player

CD player

iPod dock

Computer

Wi-Fi access

Washer/Dryer

Heated floors

High chair

Baby crib

Kitchen:

Microwave

Toaster

Toaster oven

Coffee maker

Dishwasher

Outdoor Features

Saline pool - open between March 26 and October 22

Outdoor furniture

Alfresco dining

BBQ grill

Outdoor sitting area

Parking

Gated property

Staff Services

Included:

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

At Extra Cost advance notice may be required:

Villa pre-stocking

Activities and excursions

Villa heating

Cook service

Mid-week linen and towel 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.

Location

6 minute drive to town and grocery store

10 minute walk to restaurant

10 minute drive to church

15 minute drive to:

Clinic

Hospital

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

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:
September 21, 2017

Amenities

Castelnuovo Berardenga Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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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: Aug 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: Jun 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: Sep 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: Aug 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Everything was super. Manager Salvatore...

  • 5 of 5

Everything was super.

Manager Salvatore is an excellent person.

Helped us with everything.

We had an emergency with our 5 year old, and we woke him early morning, and he was sweet as ever and helpful as ever.

We wanted to do have dinner at home after a tiring day..he came to our rescue and picked up pizzas for us from nearby :)

And he's full of information..

It was a pleasure all in all.

Thanks very much..

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: Luxury Retreats International
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Absolutely wonderful week with family at Capanna Cerreto

  • 5 of 5

Capanna Cerreto exceeded our expectations (which were high to begin with). The villa is even more lovely than it shows in the photos - spacious, immaculately clean, well appointed and equipped and very tastefully designed. Covered terrace overlooking the pool is fantastic, we spent most of our time lounging and enjoying meals out there. We were a party of 7 including 3 kids (ages 7-12), plenty of space for all and the kids loved the pool - perfect size, has both shallow and deep ends. Salvatore took great care of everything, from stocking our fridge on arrival to cleaning the pool each morning. Daily cleaning service from Mon-Fri kept everything looking clean and fresh during our stay. We also had a chef (Cindie) prepare dinner for us on three evenings and she made the experience so fun for our kids by letting them help with the food prep and service - food was delicious and the experience overall was the highlight of our two week trip (thank you chef!). We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Notes

  • Damage deposit: $1,500.00