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A memorable vacation in the Chianti area between Florence and Siena - SanGioveto

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,206 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

SanGioveto

A large and elegant apartment, Sangioveto’s three floors are comprised of a fully equipped kitchen and large living room with fireplace, two bedrooms with en suite baths, a children’s bedroom and a magnificent tower suite with panoramic views of the countryside. A private wine cellar, stocked with a selection of Tuscan wines, is at the exclusive disposition of the guests of this apartment.


About the property

Casale di Villore

Perched on a hilltop above fields of vineyards and forests of regal cypress trees stands an ancient farmhouse in Tuscan countryside dating to 1200 and built in the ochre stone so indicative of the Tuscan style. Here, in the very heart of the Chianti, the stress of everyday life recedes into mere memory, replaced by the gentle rush of olive branches swaying in the breeze and the heady perfume of wild flowers. Centrally located near the cities of Florence and Siena, Il Casale di Villore and its six newly renovated apartments invite you to live the Tuscan dream in this genteel country setting. Villore is as lovely outside as it is inside. Relaxing at poolside, guests can sip a cool drink while taking in the breathtaking view of the valley and the distant outline of charming medieval villages on the horizon.

SANGIOVETO

A large and elegant apartment, Sangioveto’s three floors are comprised of a fully equipped kitchen and large living room with fireplace, two bedrooms with en suite baths, a children’s bedroom and a magnificent tower suite with panoramic views of the countryside. A private wine cellar, stocked with a selection of Tuscan wines, is at the exclusive disposition of the guests of this apartment.

CARDISCO

Cardisco, casually furnished in comfortable Tuscan style, is located on the first floor of the villa complex. The apartment includes two double bedrooms, with beds in wrought iron, a bathroom with shower, kitchen and living room.

MORELLINO

A private external staircase leads to this cozy apartment, ideal for two guests. The country kitchen with its antique marble countertops and sink, opens into a small living area, spacious enough for a single bed for couples with a young child. A double bedroom with wardrobe and a bathroom with shower complete this apartment.

PRUGNOLO

Apartment Prugnolo encompasses the entire ground floor of the main structure. The sunny kitchen is framed by a brick archway that leads into a large living room with fireplace and two single beds. Prugnolo’s double bedroom, located just across the corridor from the bathroom with shower, has an antique wardrobe and matching dresser.

GRANAIO

Located in what was once Villore’s granary, apartment Granaio’s most outstanding feature is its beautifully furnished living room with fireplace, a large dining area, perfect for long evenings of entertaining with friends or family, and a dependence with a double bed. A kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom and a children’s bedroom complete the accommodations.

FRANTOIO

Frantoio apartment is a part of the complex of Villore. It is situated beyond the country road that crosses our property. It has all the comforts of a home away from home: satellite television, telephone and internet connection

Frantoio 's two floors are comprised of a fully equipped kitchen, living room and bathroom on the first floor, two bedrooms and another bathroom on the second floor

Hiking, walking and bicycle trails radiate from Il Casale di Villore. Florence and Siena, renown for their art and architecture, are within easy driving distance as is the medieval city of San Gimignano. Traditional Tuscan dishes are on offer in area restaurants and local wineries open their doors to you for tours and tastings.

Our guests are our number one priority and a member of the Villore staff is always on hand to address any problems or simply offer suggestions on how to best take advantage of the beauty of the region. In addition, we are also pleased to organize guided excursions, chef services or cooking class, additional housekeeping and even appointments with our on-call masseuse, guided tours, wine tasting and museums tickets

More Details

Property Manager
Antonio Pagliai
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Antonio Pagliai

I am Antonio, the owner of IL CASALE DI VILLORE. I was born in Siena and I have walked this land for many years and each time I still see something new. The time of day or year does not matter. I love music, paint ...that's why I love Tuscany. Here, in this land, rich with history and tradition, my guest will have my suggestions to enjoy a great vacation in Tuscany.

Antonio Pagliai purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Why Antonio Pagliai chose Siena Area

Me and my family we spent many seasons in this house. Then, we decided to restore it and rent it to people who, like us, want spend periods of relaxation in the Tuscan countryside.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Because it is very central located between the most important historic villages and cities of Tuscany. In the same time, at Villore, you can find a relaxind time in a quiet and silent place.

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Poggibonsi
Nearest Ferry
110 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Castelfalfi
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Poggibonsi
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Firenze-Siena
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
La strolla
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Castiglione della Pescaia
Car: recommended

Walking and bicycle trails radiate from Il Casale di Villore, making it an ideal location from which to explore the Tuscan countryside. We are able to organize guided excursions for those seeking full immersion in the tradition and natural beauty of the region. Nearby stables are a wonderful option for riding enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers can rent bicycles directly at Villore.

Siena (28 km), San Gimignano (16 km), Firenze (35 km), Volterra (55 km) and then Arezzo, Pisa, Cortona, Pienza (less than an hour by car).

Tennis court, horse riding at 5 km. Excellent typical restaurants at 3km from Villore.

Banks, Supermarkets, Gas station, Hospital, Train and Bus station at Poggibonsi (5km).

Available Rentals

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Notes

Services included in the weekly rental fee:
Water, electricity, gas, linens, final cleaning upon departure, parking, Internet WiFi Connection, use of the swimming pool and taxes (VAT 10%).
Services not included in the weekly rental fee:
Tourist Tax (To pay at your departure by cash)
Heating (November-March): € 3,9 per MC


Amenities

Poggibonsi Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2206 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
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5

An idyllic rural and charming Tuscan property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the largest apartment of the property, which was over 3 floors, with panoramic views from the stunning master bedroom. We were 8 adults, parents and my brothers and partners all enjoying a family break in late October, and still the weather was warm and sunny everyday. This was an idyllic place in the middle of the Tuscan hills, set in beautiful grounds, to get away from it all, and whilst we were there, we experienced the olive harvest on the estate. Not far from Castellina & Radda in Chianti for good Tuscan cooking. Only 7 km from the nearest town of Poggibonsi which has the Coop offering the most delicious local produce and we enjoyed many evenings cooking, eating and chatting around the large kitchen table. Poggibonsi has a train station and buses that take you in under an hour to Florence, also to San Gimignano & Siena as parking is often a problem in these towns especially high season. The host Antonio was very obliging and never too far away if we needed him, but we has everything we needed, it was a truly wonderful place to stay and I would not hesitate to recommend.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sally ! See you nex holiday ;)
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5

Countryside living

  • 5 of 5

We arrived a little later than we had originally had calculated, but Antonio patiently waited for us, then gave us the tour of our home and the property. The home was very comfortable and our group of 7 never felt cramped. The kitchen was large enough to hold a table for us to eat at, we used that one instead of the formal dining area. We had a cooking class at the home one evening, which was a lot of fun.

The nearest town is Pogibbons, it was 8 winding kilometers away, we'd go there to pick up supplies at the grocery store. Usually we'd have lunch at one of the.small picturesque towns, drive through vineyards and making it home in time for cocktails and to watchthe sun set on the Tuscan hillside

We had a great experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Très belle propriété, conforme à la description.

  • 5 of 5

Vacance superbe, emplacement impeccable pour découvrir la Toscane. A recommander ( me concernant je l'ai déjà fais auprès de mes collègues et amis)

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a fabulous stay at Casale Di Villore!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was all we hoped for and more. There were six adults and we stayed in the Sangioveto apartment. The facilities, grounds, and views were superb. Antonio was a great host and made several recommendations about our travel in and around Tuscany including recommending a vineyard for a tour and lunch and arranging for tickets for the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence. We would enjoy our coffee overlooking the Tuscan countryside in the morning and enjoyed a glass or two of wine while watching the sun set in the evening.

I would definitely recommend Casale Di Villore for anyone wanting a beautiful Tuscan villa experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Casale Di Villore Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

The villa/ property was absolutely beautiful. we rented the 4 bedroom 3 bath villa, We felt so at home and the way he had it decorated you really new you were in Italy. The grounds over looked the Chianti region, the view were magnificent. i high recommend the villa. the location is perfect for where ever you want to go. We went to Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Gerve ETC. There were wine farms just up the road from where we were. We will most likely stay there again on our return trip, we actually can't wait to go back. It was a vacation the take's top billing..

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much !...Antonio.
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5

Stunning location and property by a great family!

  • 5 of 5

Stunning location, beautiful property managed by a great and lovely family!

Excellent private pool between well maintained olive trees with unbelievable views.

Not much negative to say, except perhaps that there is no AC (would have been nice in the bedrooms), which makes you keep the windows open at night causing lots of bugs to enter the rooms, one night we had even a bat flying around in the room which kept us awake untill it flew out of the window again after an hour.

The bathrooms are small in particular the showers (too small), no soap on the sinks, there could have been more eye for detail and luxury to confirm the very luxurous location.

The building (we stayed in the main 3 story appartment) is 800 years old and the top floor bedroom has incredible views which can be enjoyed even lying in bed..

The owner family is super nice and inviting and one night they all baked pizza's in a traditional way in the hundreds years old oven in the courtyard for all the people who stayed at their property, absolutely great party on a hot summer night, thank you Antonio and his nephew who did the baking!!

The location is amazing on the top of a hill surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, many places to visit like San Gimignano, Siena and Casttellina in Chianti, and much more are within 30-45 minutes drives.

Horse riding is also available within 20 minutes, we made a guided tour through the hills and forests which was amazing.

We would highly recommend this property to anyone, and though not cheap we think it is absolutely worth the money.

H.Baars

USA

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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