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Agrotourism with pool, Chianti, Tuscany, typical house

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Wonderful farmhouse on a hill, pool with a panoramic view

It has been tastefully refurbished with antique furniture and original terracotta floors, with exposed beams and a large fireplace.

The charming garden, full of trees, is the owner's pride and joy, offering a large variety of heirloom roses that bloom even in autumn. Inside the garden, there are large private areas. The furniture is impeccably matched to the patios, and the arbours are perfect for a rest.

The large infinity pool is perfectly located on one side of the villa, offering a panorama of the unpolluted valleys. The pool is 100 m away and can be reached through a narrow street in the park.

It is 14x7 m long and 120 cm deep. The pool is ideal for water games and children. It can be reached using a Roman staircase.

This farmhouse is divided into 4 cosy detached apartments. Each one has its own private garden.

The outside areas are large, allowing privacy and tranquillity. The pool area is shared.

You will find a large private parking space.

The Wi-Fi access works very well.

Mela: 50-sq.m apartment for 2-4 people. Located on the ground floor, it offers a Japanese-style loft. A sliding panel separates the two bedrooms. The natural earthen colours of the walls and the exposed beams are delicate shades of yellow and green. It has hardwood floors. The bedrooms are comfortably furnished (Simmons). There is a small kitchen. The toilet is separated from the bathroom. There is an air-conditioning system. It has been very well furnished. The apartment is very quiet. The main door open into a lawn and a private terrace shaded by a passion flower pergola and furnished with a table and wooden chairs, as well as two deck chairs.

Albicocca: Located on the ground floor. 50-sq.m apartment for 2-4 people. The walls are apricot in colour, and the apartment offers exposed beams, original terracotta floors, and a large fireplace. There is a double bedroom, a bathroom, a dining room with two separate sofa beds, and a kitchen. The patio and the private garden have been furnished with a wooden table and chairs. There is also a rocking chair for two people.

Ciliegia: Wonderful split level apartment. This detached apartment extends over the whole north and west side of the farmhouse. It offers terracotta original floors, exposed beams, and stone walls. It can accommodate 10-11 people. It is very spacious and fresh.

The door opens directly into the garden furnished with table and chairs. On the ground floor, there is a well-equipped kitchen, a dining room two living rooms, and two bathrooms, one of which has a shower.

On the first floor: after the staircase, you can find a large sky-blue room, very bright. The large and comfortable bedrooms are air-conditioned and have ceiling fans. The beds (Simmons) can be single or double, depending on your needs. On the first floor, there are three shower rooms.

Rugiada: 100 sq.m split level apartment. The door opens into a traditional antique terracotta threshing area and a fresh pergola. It is south exposed, and very bright. On the ground floor: There is a living-dining room with a bookcase and a large fireplace, as well as a well equipped kitchen. On the first floor, there are two large bedrooms, a bathroom with tub.

More Details

Clementina Caruso
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Clementina Caruso


My name is Clementina, and I have lived in Podere Santellero since 1987. I am a doctor in Chinese medicine and practice Tai Ji Juan.

I love this farmhouse because its simplicity, harmony, and silence.

During the renovation, I have tried to conserve the charm of this house that dates back to the 18th century. We have used natural materials and colours: stone, wood, cork wood and earth.

Mauro is in charge of the garden. He is a sensitive botanist and gardener.

We love animals.

Clementina Caruso purchased this chateau / country house in 1987

Why Clementina Caruso chose San Casciano In Val di Pesa

The Tuscan hills are definitely fascinating. The environment is healthy, clean, and tidy. The cuisine is good, and you are never without a good down-to-earth wine.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The property is a small hamlet: the houses, the barn, the hayloft, the antique wood-burning oven for pizza and bread, and the large terracotta threshing area where farmers used to thresh the grain.

The farm building offers a wonderful panoramic location offering a nice view up to the Apennines. It is set in the heart of the green Tuscan countryside, between vineyard and olive groves.

It is located in an environmental protection area, well-known for its peacefulness.

Animals are welcome, and our pets Gegia and Camelia, two adorable donkeys, will become your children's friends.

For children, there is a soccer field and a playground offering leisure and fun.

The infinity pool, boasting a view over the valley, offers pleasing relaxation after coming back from the surrounding areas. From the pool and the near the park, you will enjoy breathtaking sunsets.

The garden is well maintained, full of trees: the traditional cypresses, an exceptional one-hundred-year-old Diadora cedar, and olive trees.

You can see many species of plants.

May is a special month to admire the splendid collection of heirloom roses while experiencing a nice temperature. In May, in Florence, the Giardino dell’Iris takes place.


San Casciano In Val di Pesa Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Shower room 1 - toilet , shower
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed
    - 2 child bed
  • The bedroom is separated from the living room by sliding panels in a Japanese style. The beds are very comfortable, with Simmons mattresses. You’ll enjoy a good rest.
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Parasol
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
The house is ideal for couples and families with children.


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Agrotourism with pool, Chianti, Tuscany, typical house
average rating of 4.428571 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Clémentina est adorable et son gîte reflète sa personnalité: zen!

Un cadre paradisiaque au coeur des vignes et idéalement situé entre Florence et Sienne. Une prestation de qualité (linge de maison, produits de douche...).

Nos enfants et nous avons passé une semaine fantastique et même si l'accès est un peu difficile, cela vaut vraiment le détour

A recommander sans se tromper!

Famille VOISIN (La Montagne) - FRANCE

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous vous remercions de votre appréciation Mauro et moi étions heureux de vous accueillir. Nous faisons de notre mieux pour mettre les clients à l'aise, comme si elles étaient chez eux. Ce qui crée souvent de nouvelles amitiés grazie mille della vostra gentilezza Clementina
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  • 5 of 5

Appartement Mela charmant et très bien aménagé. Terrasse ombragée et piscine splendide. Accueil chaleureux. Un petit paradis pour enfants et parents:-)

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Séjour du 02/08/14 au 09/08/14

  • 3 of 5

Environnement superbe et accueil sympathique de la part de Clementina.

Moyennement satisfait par le gîte. La route d'accès mérite une réhabilitation et au moins un 4x4 pour y parvenir.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "La route de 600 m est goudronnée devant les habitations depuis décembre 2013. La partie non asphaltée est tout à fait praticable malgré quelques nids de poule dus aux fortes pluies. Il est simplement conseillé de rouler lentement."
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  • 4 of 5

Calme, propreté, cadre très agréable avec une superbe piscine.

Merci à Clémentina pour son acceuil et ses bons plans. Bien situé pour visiter. Un petit bémol, la route dans les derniers 600 mètres

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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SEJOUR DU 17/08/13 AU 31/08/13

  • 5 of 5






  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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"Tout était parfait. Le ...

  • 5 of 5

"Tout était parfait. Le site, la propreté et l''accueil."

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

This beautiful stone farmhouse is located in the wonderful Chianti hills, close to San Casciano Val di Pesa.

There are very good transit connections to the cities of Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Volterra, and San Gimignano. In the surroundings, you can find medieval villages such as Certaldo, Barberino, Linari, Sant'Appiano, San Donato, and Vinci.

The Mediterranean Sea is a one-hour drive away.

There are many leisure activities.

You can see the region on road bike or mountain bike. Visit the numerous factories that produce and offer oil, wine, cheese, and honey tasting as well as other high-quality and organic products.

Close to this beautiful house, you will find an equestrian centre offering riding lessons and organising riding trips for the most experienced riders.

There is also a lake, ideal for recreational fishing and 5 min away by car.

The Nuove Cantine Antinori is also just 5 min away.

It is also possible to fly in a hot-air balloon and admire the wonderful landscape.

There are numerous festivals, events, and markets in the surrounding villages, such as the International Street Theatre Festival (Mercantia) that takes place during July in Certaldo.

The local restaurants are really good.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.