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Villa & Apartments with swimming pools in Chianti ,Tuscany, near Florence - Castellaccio 1

Greve in Chianti, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
  • Apartment1076 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay1 - 5 nights

5 Bedroom Villa for 10-12 people & Apartments with 2-3 bedrooms for 4-6 people.

Villa il Castellaccio lies in a panoramic position surrounded by vineyards and olive groves at Lucolena, near Greve, in the heart of the Chianti countryside. It has an independent VILLA (for 10/12 people) with its own private pool & garden and four large APARTMENTS (for 4/6 people) sharing another big swimming pool & gardens. All self catering units. Strategically placed for Florence (only 25 mins by train from nearby Figline) and a comfortable drive from Siena, San Gimignano & Arezzo, makes it an ideal home-base for combining sight seeing and relaxation. Have fun visiting medieval towns like Greve in Chianti, Castellina, Gaiole, Radda and along the way, discover typical restaurants, Castles, Wineries & Nature Reserves. On our hilltop you can find an C11th church and the ruins of the original Castle, destroyed in the C14th strife between Guelfs and Ghibellines. But after an exciting day out it’s great to get back “home” to the fresh country air and a dip in the pool !

Cooking classes and Dinners with Chef: It is possible to organize Cooking classes and Dinners (for those of you who just love the food but don't cook) with a professional Chef who comes to your kitchen on the evening you prefer- it's a great highlight to a stay at Villa il Castellaccio and very popular. You can choose from several menus, all typical Tuscan!!....your kitchen is cleaned up for you after which is nice too!

Wine tasting: We do wine and olive oil tasting in our wine cellar € 5 per person.

There is also a small museum of farming equipment from days gone by.

Trips further afield: Maybe some of you would like to explore more distant places

We can organize day trips or half day excursions to places like Rome, Siena, Venice and the Cinque terre (to name but a few).

With special permits enabling our drivers to go directly into the Historical city centres and often right up to the main monuments and places of interest, means you can concentrate your time enjoying the sights without the hassle of parking, traffic and endless walking.

Another advantage is for the Chianti wine tour; noone has to te-total for driving so you can ALL enjoy the wine!

Property Manager

Leonardo Maccioni

Member Since 2009
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
english, french, italian
Calendar last updated:
Jan 22, 2018


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 3
        1 twin/ single
      • Castellaccio 1 has 1 double bedroom 1 twin bedroom and 1 single bedroom. a Baby cot is available on request FREE of charge . All household linen is provided per week, included pool Towels. Any changes of linen during the week are extra. Nb. There is a washing machine in your apartment for which you have free and exclusive use.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, bidet
      • The 2 bathrooms are new and in pristine condition. One contains the washing machine (use free of charge). A Hair dryer is provided Towels are provided per week. Any changes during the week are extra.

      Location Type

        • Rural
        • Village


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Farm Holidays
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Firewood
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Fireplace
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                    • Parking On Street
                    • Towels Provided
                      also pool towels
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Freezer
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television


                                    • Balcony
                                      In the terrace there is a small table just for 2 people for a cup of coffee or glass of wine
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      In the terrace there is a small table just for 2 people for a cup of coffee or glass of wine
                                    • Golf
                                      10 Km Golf Ugolino 18 holes
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Shared garden and swimming pool
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Terrace


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • smoking allowed
                                        • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                            • Outdoor Pool


                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • caves
                                                • churches
                                                • forests
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis


                                                                • This apartment has access to the main swimming pool and gardens and also, on a different terrace, a Pizza & Barbecue area with wood burning oven and tables & chairs for eating next to it . Free Wi-Fi connection covers the entire property and grounds (you can even use it while relaxing by the pool!!) Apart from helping you with restaurants and places of interest in the area, we can also organize cooking lessons and dinner, Wine tasting, Day Trips (Chianti Wine Tour, SInea-San Gimignano, Roma, Venezia, Cinque Terre ecc...) and walking tours in Florence. Please note : For hygienic reasons no foodstuffs are provided therefore remember to bring basics like salt, sugar etc.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 3:30 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  10 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Great time

                                                                  Regina S.

                                                                  The Location is wonderfully located in Chianti with a great view in an idyllic Environment. It is a perfect base for day or hiking trips. We enjouyed our stay very much. The owner is caring very much for the guests and always helpful. It is a place where you feel like at home. The property is very clean. The appartment very well equipped. So we will come back in the future like many other guests.


                                                                  Caroline S.

                                                                  Very clean property, nice bedding and towels. Well equipped, spacious apartment.

                                                                  Outside communal area was ideal, with tables and chairs, pizza oven (a lot harder than it looks!) BBQ (with all charcoal and lighters supplied). All areas were cleaned each day so the areas were immaculate. Pool was great, great shade and loungers available.

                                                                  We were met on reception and all our questions were answered, rather than having to read lots of documentation.

                                                                  Would definitely return!

                                                                  Picturesque Tuscany

                                                                  Ioan L.

                                                                  Splendid location, beautiful view, friendly attitude, very clean, spatious, well endowed apartment, nice swimming pool.

                                                                  A perfect place for a great holiday!

                                                                  We definitely recommend this villa to our friends.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you very much for your very kind review!

                                                                  I am happy to hear that you enjoyed stay at Villa il Castellaccio.

                                                                  I hope see you again next time!

                                                                  Woow! what a villa! What a view!

                                                                  Roger L.

                                                                  The villa was very nice. The appartment was more than what we needed but we appreciated it very much nevertheless. The view from our second floor appartment was fantastic. Leonardo, the owner, was a very good host. We had good conversation with him at our arrival and at our departure. The location, in the middle of the Chianti region, was exactly what we were looking for. We do not hesitate to recommand this place. We do believe that the large size of the appartments offered is more suitable for either a family or a group of 4. Thx again Leonardo for the visit of your "museum" and your kind explanation of the vineyard operations!

                                                                  Beautiful setting and amazing service

                                                                  Adrian I.

                                                                  Leonardo welcomed us with a great smile and took the time to show us this amazing place and helped us with our reservations and provided very valuable tips for our visits (Florence is about 1hr). The Apartments are in the middle of vineyards and olive gardens with amazing views. The facilities are very well maintained (pool, common areas) and the apartment we were in was very well equipped and clean. I highly recommend this place for people wanting to be close to the tourist attractions without being in the middle of that hassle. It is peaceful, beautiful with a great pool to share with other traveler. Lots of fun. Thanks Leonardo!

                                                                  Mooi appartement in een schitterende omgeving

                                                                  Dirk D.

                                                                  Castellaccio voldeed volkomen aan de verwachtingen. Prachtig gelegen in een schitterende omgeving. De tuin, het zwembad, de barbecue en pizza oven hadden voor ons en vooral onze (volwassen) kinderen veel meerwaarde. Een auto is noodzakelijk want de dichtstbijzijnde supermarkt ligt op 10 km afstand. In het dorpje Lucolena (2 km) is een klein winkeltje voor de basisboodschappen.

                                                                  Leonarda is een geweldige gastheer. Hij gaf ons veel tips en was erg behulpzaam en vriendelijk. Zijn wijnproeverij met informatie over het fabriceren van olijfolie en wijn is absoluut de moeite waard. Kortom: Il Castelaccio is een aanrader.


                                                                  Greve in Chianti, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy

                                                                  The Chianti area is a small but stunningly beautiful part of Tuscany. Explore the famous rolling hills 'Le dolci colline' depicted in Renaissance Art, and discover castles, wine cellars, Typical eating places & craftshops and the many medieval towns, like Greve, Radda, Gaiole and Castellina. Perhaps you may come upon one of the local gastronomic events(called Sagre) or an antique fair and there is always a market somewhere every day ! As we are central, you can reach most places in minimum 5 to max.40 mins. The main cities of Tuscany; Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Lucca, Pisa & Volterra are also close at hand, and don't forget the fashion outlets The Mall & Prada !! both near Figline. From there you can hop on a train and be in Florence in just 25 mins (we supply timetables). In a day you can even reach the coast for places like Le Cinque Terre and romantic Porto Venere. The nearest villages for food stores and Typical Trattorias are Lucolena and Dudda,only 1km away. Other Activities: Cooking class/dinner,wine tasting, Day trips with chauffeur,Walking tours. Golf: Ugolino Golf: 18 Holes, just 10 Km

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Extras not included: Final cleaning €12 per person , minimum €40 Security Deposit in CASH on arrival, RETURNED to you at end of sojourn-€ 200. Sojourn Tax not included: 1,5 euro per person per night just for people over 14 years old and for a maximum of 7 nights Eventual Heating calculated on consumption (circa € 2,50 per hour). Included in price are: Wi-Fi, All household linen, pool towels (changed weekly), 1 baby-cot on request, 1 high chair on request, electricity, hot water, gas for cooking, parking.

                                                                  10 Reviews
                                                                  Wonderful 4.9/5
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