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Alessandra Degli Innocenti

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english, italian

Restored farmhouse in heart of chianti with swimming pool and tennis court.

8 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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Overview

Barberino Val d'Elsa Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

house with two rooms and 5 beds in a tiny village near Castellina in Chianti

Granaio is a tiny village composed of four groups of houses and a little church on top of a hill in the heart of Chianti, near Castellina.

It used to be a farm village but the houses have all been restored as holiday houses and now there is a swimming pool with a fantastic view over the hills and a tennis court.

It is a very quiet and peaceful place, at Granaio you can read, paint, swim or play tennis, go for walks or go sightseeing along the old Chianti road. Siena and S.Gimignano are less than 30 minutes away, Florence and Volterra less than an hour’s drive.

At Granaio you will need a car, so you can either come by car or rent one at the airport when you arrive. The nearest shopping centre is at Poggibonsi, which is 7 Km. away from the village.

Accomodation for 5:

- 2 bedrooms (one with a double bed, the other with a single bed and a buck bed)

- 1 bathroom

- 1 sitting room with fireplace

- 1 dining room/kitchen

- 1 private garden at the back

How to reach Granaio from Pisa Airport: 1)Follow the signs to Florence. Before you arrive in Florence take the Autostrada (motorway) “A1” Milano-Roma and go towards Roma. You leave it, soon after, at the exit “Firenze Impruneta”. As soon as you are out of the motorway you turn right towards SIENA (Superstrada, not a motorway but a dual-carriage fast road).

2) Follow this road for about 30 Km and exit at POGGIBONSI NORD. At the roundabout go towards “Poggibonsi centro”. Go straight on for less than 1 Km. and then turn left on the VIA CHIANTIGIANA (it is not a big road). Follow the Via Chiantigiana for about 7 Km.. You will see a (beautiful) church called “Cedda” on your right, then the “Chianti Melini’s farm”, again on your right. Slow down now, after 300 m. turn left on the next gravel road located at the side of a curve. Follow this road for 2 Km. and you will soon see “Granaio”.

How to reach Granaio from Florence: 1) Follow the signs to Siena/Impruneta/Galluzzo. The road will take you out of the city. When you reach the big roundabout at Firenze Impruneta, you will see the motorway on your right, take the next exit from the roundabout signposted SIENA.

2) Follow this road for about 30 Km and exit at POGGIBONSI NORD. At the roundabout go towards “Poggibonsi centro”. Go straight on for less than 1 Km. and then turn left on the VIA CHIANTIGIANA (it is not a big road). Follow the Via Chiantigiana for about 7 Km.. You will see a (beautiful) church called “Cedda” on your right, then the “Chianti Melini’s farm”, again on your right. Slow down now, after 300 m. turn left on the next gravel road located at the side of a curve. Follow this road for 2 Km. and you will soon see “Granaio”.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Alessandra Degli Innocenti (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english, italian

Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

Restored farmhouse in heart of chianti with swimming pool and tennis court.
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Calme et nature

  • 5 of 5

Le descriptif du site est conforme à la réalité : le hameau de Granaio est constitué d’une vingtaine de maisons qui servent aujourd’hui de maisons de vacances (toutes n’étaient pas occupées lors de notre séjour – 2 semaines juillet-août 2013). Vous y accédez par un chemin de terre de 2km depuis la route. Très beau panorama sur la nature environnante (forêt ; vignes et champs d’oliviers) ; avec deux parkings sur les extérieurs, la « rue principale » est piétonne, donc calme et tranquillité assurée. La piscine sécurisée (fermée à clés) et le court de tennis sont en commun et permettent aux familles de se croiser, aux enfants de jouer ensemble. La piscine est les espaces extérieurs communs sont entretenus par une société.

Promenades dans les forêts environnantes (et rencontres biches et sanglier) et producteurs de vins et d’huile à proximité, Pogibonsi est à 7 km pour tout (supermarché ouvert le dimanche au sud de la ville le long de l’autoroute ; station-service, etc.).

Les villages de Rada, Greve et Castellina sont sympa pour une balade d’une demi-journée max, sinon bien évidemment San Gimignano, Sienne et Florence sont assez proches pour de belles découvertes, et toute la campagne toscane et les paysages du Chianti.

Nous y avons passé deux semaines été 2013. La maison est mitoyenne de part et d’autre avec une terrasse ombragée très pratique pour la chaleur. La maison est sur deux niveaux avec salon et cuisine au rdc et 2 chambres SDB avec WC à l’étage. Maison propre et saine, literie confortable, rien ne manque en équipements pour le quotidien avec machine à laver et lave-vaisselle (attention toutefois pas de télé ni de wifi).

A l’extérieur, terrasse ombragée avec une grande table pour les repas, un BBQ maçonné et 4 transats.

Idéale pour une famille de 4 personnes.

Un avertissement : les moustiques sévissent (même en journée), n’oubliez donc pas vos répulsifs

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie!
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Terrassa
5

Casa maravillosa en medio de la naturaleza

  • 5 of 5

La casa está mucho mejor de lo que parece en las fotos. Muy bien equipada con todo lo necesario. El trato con Alessandra y su marido ha sido agradable, atentos a todas las necesidades.

Un lugar maravilloso para desconectar.

El único inconveniente es el camino hasta llegar a la casa. Por lo demás maravilloso.

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

Perfect location to discover Toscany

  • 5 of 5

Nice house in the middle of a restaured village.

We realy enjoyed the environment, very nice view and a dip in the marvelous swimming pool after a days visit was very welcome!

The tennis ground is perfect and the kids really enjoyed it! As there are a lot of trees in the garden, we didn't suffer at all from the heat!

The house itself has everything you need to spent perfect holidays

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

génial

  • 5 of 5

Le village est vraiment agréable pour un séjour avec enfants, piscine super sympa avec vue .

La maison est fonctionnelle avec tout ce qu'il faut pour passer un bon séjour.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Très belle demeure dans un village du chianti

  • 5 of 5

La maison est très belle et décorée avec goût

Elle est très bien équipée pour passer un bon séjour

La piscine possède une vue sur les vignes du chianti très joli

La maison nous manque déjà !!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!😃🌷🌻Alessandra
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Superbe endroit

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons été ravis de séjourner dans cette maison très agréable. Nous sommes une famille avec 4 enfants dont un bébé et la propriétaire, très gentiment nous avait préparé un lit pour lui. Le cadre est magnifique. Nous avons pu profiter de la belle piscine et du terrain de tennis mais aussi de la petite chapelle en face de la maison. A noter que le terrain de tennis n'est pas éclairé et que les voisins sont tout près, même si la verdure qui entoure la maison est suffisante pour nous les faire oublier. Pas trop loin de Florence que nous visitions à la journée (40 minutes environ), et San giminiano. Nous recommandons cette maison. supermarché à proximité.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Firenze
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Pestello
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Poggibonsi
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Poggibonsi
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Pestello
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Castiglioncello
Car: necessary

Granary is a tiny village composed of four groups of houses and a little church on top of a hill in the heart of Chianti, near Castellina. It used to be a farm village but the houses have All Been restored as holiday houses and now there is a swimming pool with a fantastic view over the hills and tennis court. It is a very quiet and peaceful place, at Barn-you-can read, paint, swim or play tennis, go for walks or go sightseeing along the old Chianti road. Siena and S. Gimignano are less than 30 minutes away, Florence and Volterra in less than an hour's drive. At Barn you will need a car, I know how you can Either by car or rent one at the airport When You Arrive. The nearest shopping center is at Poggibonsi, Which is 7 km away from the village.

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Rates & Availability

Barberino Val d'Elsa Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
settembre
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
6 night minimum stay
$562
 
 
maggio giugno
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
$562
 
 
estate
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$674
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$562
 

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Amenities

Barberino Val d'Elsa Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bagno - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Camera Matrimoniale - 1 double
    Camera da letto - 3 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 9 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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