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

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Castellina In Chianti Cottage Rental Photos and Description

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.

Details for Agrifoglio of Borgo Navico 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

The apartment is on the ground floor of ancient farm; it has got a large living-dining room with fully equipped kitchen with oven and microwave, fridge-freezer, 4 burner gas stove; two double bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds; bathroom with shower. It is a very typical tuscan building with cotto floor and exposed beams, all exterior is stone. The property includes a private terrace and a private garden with table, chairs and sunbeds.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

fabrizio mangani
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Agrifoglio of Borgo Navico
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews

Two weeks in Chianti

  • 5 of 5

"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."

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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An interesting road, simply a nightmare

  • 1 of 5

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).

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Relax in Chianti

  • 4 of 5

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

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Evaluation gite

  • 5 of 5

"Manque des plats pour la cuisson au four.

Sinon adresse à recommander.


  • Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Séjour très agréable malgré le temps

  • 5 of 5

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

  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Un petit paradis pour les amoureux de la nature !

  • 5 of 5

Location tout à fait conforme au descriptif ! Prestations de très grande qualité (appartement très spacieux et très propre, mobilier de qualité, changement de tout le linge de maison (draps, serviettes...) toutes les semaines, même pour une location de 15 jours, terrasse très agréable et petit coin de jardin privatif, piscine très propre et peu fréquentée, calme du lieu ...) Propriétaires chaleureux et très arrangeant (départ possible à l'heure souhaitée). L'accès à la location est le seul petit bémol (chemin agricole de 2 kms : très surprenant à l'arrivée mais on s'y fait ! Il vaut mieux juste ne pas oublier le pain ;))

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Panzano in Chianti
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
La Piazza
Car: necessary

(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

Castellina In Chianti Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 2 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
prima bassa
Jan 1 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
media estate
Jun 4 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
fine estate
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 24 2017 - Dec 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $158
Pet Fee $53

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Castellina In Chianti Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 85 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • 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

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