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Ancient hamlet in the heart of Chianti - Agrifoglio of Borgo Navico

Castellina In Chianti SI, Italy
  • Chateau / Country House914 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Castellina in Chianti ancient hamlet with pool

Ideally located to enjoy absolute relaxation and tranquillity a pleasant stay in the heart of Chianti, at short distance from the main tourist areas, great artistic and cultural interesting, such as Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Volterra, Pisa, Cortona .

The hamlet is located in the green hills of Tuscany and is reached along a typical country road that goes through beautiful vineyards and olive groves, about 2km from the famous Chiantigiana road (SS 222). The place is quiet and peaceful, with beautiful views of a pristine landscape.


fabrizio mangani

Member Since 2008
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english, italian
Calendar last updated:
Mar 07, 2018


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


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 double
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double, 2 twin/ single


        • 1 Bathroom
        • toilet, shower, bidet

          Location Type

            • Rural


                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Parking
                        • Sunbed
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine


                            • Kettle
                            • 4 Ring Stove
                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Freezer
                            • American Kitchen
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


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


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


                                        • Courtyard
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Garden Table & Chairs
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                          300 sqm /
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                        • Parasol


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • smoking allowed
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Communal Pool


                                                    • autumn foliage
                                                    • churches
                                                    • cinemas
                                                    • forests
                                                    • live theater
                                                    • museums
                                                    • pond
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • ruins
                                                    • winery tours

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • hydrotherapy
                                                        • outlet shopping
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • fishing
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hunting
                                                                • ice skating
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • tennis

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 16.00

                                                                  Check-out: 10.00

                                                                  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.

                                                                  16 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Two weeks in Chianti

                                                                  Mark N.

                                                                  "Very comfortable and spacious house with a beautiful terrace. Friendly owners.

                                                                  Only negative point is the road that leads to the house, especially the first part is desastrous."

                                                                  Environnement serein et qualité de l'infrastructure

                                                                  Anne-Michèle T.

                                                                  Vacances en septembre au coeur des vendanges. Nous avons particulièrement apprécié le hameau isolé et très soigné . La maison procure un confort moyen mais adéquat pour des vacances en pleine nature. La route principale est à deux km mais le chemin difficile à certains endroits ( surtout à l'arrivée) donne une impression d'isolement et de liberté. Paola est souriante et attentive lors de ses visites. Si vous aimez marcher, l'endroit est idéal. La situation géographique permet de belles découvertes tant culturelles que gastronomiques....

                                                                  An interesting road, simply a nightmare

                                                                  Manuela M.

                                                                  The 2km of "unmade" road to the apartments Il Navico is very steep in places, uneven, and for the most part is made by gravel. At a few points, especially near "Mulino Nuovo", there are several hard ridges and our car bottomed-out, in both directions.

                                                                  Having attempted to leave the car parked at Mulino Nuovo (which seemed to attract frowns from the B&B), and instead walk up to Il Navico, we found the 35-40 mins required was just too much, especially with the large number of flies which descend upon you near the river.

                                                                  After 2 nights at the apartment (which is very nice, quiet, well equipped and with great views) of trying to make a go of it, we contacted the owner asking to cut-short our stay, as access to the car is essential in this location, and we simply could not safely traverse the very tricky access road with our city car.

                                                                  The owner offered no compromise on our original 1 week booking, and insisted on withholding the full amount which had been paid in advance, in good faith, and at their insistence, in cash.

                                                                  They helped bring our belongings down to the main road, but refused to accept that our car had an issue, and insisted it was our fault.

                                                                  The fact is that the access road IS difficult, perhaps even dangerous in places, and our car was not up to it. There was no advance warning of this when booking, and after the initial "experience" of traversing the road, and then a second attempt, we reluctantly decided to abandon our stay.

                                                                  We spent the remainder of our 2 week tour of Tuscany in a number of other Agriturismo's & B+B's; everywhere else we went was flexible on dates and accepted payment upon leaving. We had no other issues with any other roads in Tuscany for the remainder of our holiday.

                                                                  So, thanks to the rest of Tuscany for restoring our faith, but NO thanks to the owner of this apartment, who was ultimately ungracious and mean-spirited when we hit an intractable problem (no pun intended).

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Cara Manuela, spero che coloro che vorranno soggiornare in futuro presso il Navico abbiano la pazienza di leggere le recensioni a 4 e 5 stelle che precedono la Sua e capiscano che io non posso farmi carico dei problemi personali di chi viaggia con un mezzo deteriorato. Che due km di sterrato precedono l'abitazione è indicato nella descrizione pubblicata sul sito, ma le recensioni ricevute fino ad adesso, in 18 anni di attività , non solo tramite Homelidays, dimostrano quanto questo particolare, da tutti menzionato , sia poi irrilevante. In tutti questi anni sono arrivati ospiti da ogni parte del mondo, con macchine vecchie o nuove, sia alte che basse, sia sportive che fuoristrada....Praticamente di tutto. L'unico requisito richiesto e, mi scusi, dato per scontato, è che siano auto funzionanti.

                                                                  Ma muoversi con un'auto deteriorata, già carica di bombole per un impianto a gas e di valige, oltre che di tutto l'occorrente per trascorrere una seconda settimana in campeggio (tenda compresa), lo ritengo poco responsabile. Lei stessa ha potuto constatare al Suo arrivo , un parcheggio pieno di macchine di ogni tipo e genere, che sono arrivate e se ne sono andate non certo volando!

                                                                  Sicuramente non posso farmi carico delle conseguenze di una partenza così arrangiata e precaria. Nessun ospite ha mai lasciato la nostra casa prima della fine del soggiorno e molti di loro hanno soggiornato qui più volte

                                                                  nel corso degli anni.

                                                                  Le auguro una buona serata e le consiglio per i suoi futuri viaggi una macchina a noleggio.

                                                                  Relax in Chianti

                                                                  Maurizio B.Tokyo

                                                                  Appartamento situato tra vigneti ed ulivi, con possibilita' di nuotare e ammirare panorama. Comodo per visite ai borghi toscani. Perfetto per grigliate! Ci ritorneremo!

                                                                  Evaluation gite

                                                                  Jean-Marc L.

                                                                  "Manque des plats pour la cuisson au four.

                                                                  Sinon adresse à recommander.


                                                                  Séjour très agréable malgré le temps

                                                                  Francoise W.

                                                                  L'appartement correspondait en tout point au descriptif. L'environnement est très plaisant.


                                                                  Castellina In Chianti SI, Italy

                                                                  (Text automatically translated) Nearby restaurants:. Pietrafitta (road between Castellina and Panzano tel. +39 0577 741123). Vescovino The (Panzano tel. +39 055 852 464.) Being There (Panzano tel. +39 055 852 828). Osteria alla Piazza (Piazza - way between Panzano and Castellina tel. +39 0577 741042). Osteria di Passignano (Badia a Passignano - tel. +39 055 8071278) COOP Supermarket in Panzano, a small but very well equipped, located in the new part of the country, with ample parking.

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Pet Fee
                                                                  Damage Deposit

                                                                  Tariffe scontate in relazione alla durata, Richiesto supplemento per il riscaldamento in base alla stagione, Deposito cauzionale € 150, Caparra richiesta alla prenotazione, Consegna delle chiavi da parte del Proprietario non presente in loco

                                                                  16 Reviews
                                                                  Excellent 4.6/5
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