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Panoramic homes on the Chianti Area, 20' from Florence, Siena and San Gimignano - Il Torrino

Bedrooms 4
Space 90 m²
Property type house



Il Torrino

Il Torrino (4 +3 people) is an historic, bright and panoramic house, with internet access.

The kitchen of the house has been built within a small and ancient defensive tower, which is part of the town walls dating back to the XIII century, this tower is called 'Il Torrino'. The ground floor of the apartment consists of a large dining room, a kitchen, a living room and a laundry room. The dining room is characterized by a big table, two armchairs and by the presence of the kitchen, placed in this small tower. The kitchen is well furnished: there is the fridge, freezer, oven, gas cooker and the dishwasher. The living room has a sofa-bed, two armchairs, a fireplace and a large window with panoramic views of the Chianti hills. On the first floor there is: a double bedroom with an attic with a single bed and also a small bathroom; a bedroom with two single beds; a big bathroom with shower and also a bathtub; a balcony looking down on a quiet square of the town.

About the property


Welcome home!

Independent apartments, panoramic, ideal for couples or families who want to enjoy the right privacy, while having the opportunity to experience the simple and welcoming atmosphere of a small town.

From here, in the heart of Chianti, you can easily reach the cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano (by public transport) Volterra, Pisa, Arezzo. Moreover the magnificent bays of the Tyrrhenian coast are at an hour and twenty minutes by car. Furthermore the area offers cultural, natural, gastronomic and in each winery the wine tastings are offered free of charge.

Per informazioni in Italiano e Francese contattare Franca Maria: +393479726831
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Per informazioni in Italiano e Francese contattare Franca Maria: +393479726831

Chianti-holidays are four holiday-homes which belong to our family for over a century ... They are the result of the work of four generations, now these apartments belong to us, three brothers: Franca Maria Fabio and Luca.

I am Maria Franca, the creator of this activity of holiday-homes. Our holiday-homes activity does not involve only us but also our children.

Per informazioni in Italiano e Francese contattare Franca Maria: +393479726831 purchased this house in 1896

Why Per informazioni in Italiano e Francese contattare Franca Maria: +393479726831 chose Val d'Elsa

My brothers and I decided to rent out these properties because everyone has his house of residence. These are apartments that our family has acquired, preserved, and valued over time. We would like our guests to appreciate these historic and charming apartments.

What makes this house unique

Each apartment is characterized by some historic peculiarities: a stone wall, an old lodge, a wooden ceiling, an arch etc.In each renovation we have tried to maintain the original structure of each property.

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Barberino Val D'elsa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 90 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • smoking allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - shower , bidet
  • The main bathroom is very large. In it there is shower, bathtub, bidet, sink, toilet and a panoramic window fronts onto Chianti hills. The small bathroom is composed of washbasin and bidet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • double bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    sofa bed for 2 people - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
  • At the first floor of the apartment you will find: a large double bedroom with a small bathroom (with bidet and washbasin); an attic with panoramic views and a single bed; a bedroom with two single beds. Both the bedrooms have large wardrobes and windows; The house fronts onto the picturesque and quiet village square
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
The whole house is finely restored, furnished with antique furniture and much attention to detail. Guests can enjoy plenty of space for relaxation and beautiful corners with panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside. Outside the main door there is a table with chairs where you can eat and enjoy the simple life of the town.   A few meters from the house there are: wi-fi zone, restaurants, pizzeria, bar, butcher, baker. At 200 meters Coop supermarket. We organize cooking courses on request. Possibility of booking free wine tastings. Panoramic views of the Tuscan landscape.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Il Torrino
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful Tuscan Rental

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for us. It was spacious, had a large bathroom, and felt very homey and comfortable. It was also beautiful and in a wonderful location. It is an easy drive to many tourist attractions, and the village it is in is also lovely. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Premier séjour inoubliable en Toscane

  • 5 of 5

Maison historique Il Torino très sympa pour famille. Nous étions à 5. Avec une grande salle à manger et un grand salon, nous avions toute la place nécessaire. Possibilité de ranger des vélos en toute sécurité à 100m. La région est très vallonnée. Les vues sont splendides. Il y a un restaurant en plein air à côté, dormir avec les fenêtres fermées ou attendre minuit. La literie est excellente. La propriétaire est très sympathique et n'hésite pas à nous conseiller en donnant de bonnes adresses. Idéallement situé entre Florence, Sienne et Pise. Pour nous une grande réussite.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Belle maison atypique

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé un très bon séjour dans une des maisons de Maria. Maison grande avec tout le confort et très bien équipée (machine à lavée, lave-vaisselle, four...).

La maison à une magnifique vue sur les vallées de la Toscane en pleins milieu du village.

Elle est juste à côté d'un restaurant et d'une église.

La ville : barberino val d'Elsa est une ville calme, avec des bus pour aller à Florence/sienne et autre ville du chianti.

Maria est une hôte très accueillante et parlant très bien le français. Elle nous a conseillé sur les choses à voir et les restaurants.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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maison calme et agréable

  • 5 of 5

Cette maison est tres agréable et idéalement située entre Florence et Sienne, dans la belle region du Chianti. Merci beaucoup à Franca Maria pour ses bons conseils.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Maison charmante

  • 5 of 5

Belle maison très propre et très bien équipée.

Situation idéale au milieu de Sienne et Florence, et à proximité de Volterra, San Gimigiano, Pises ...

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup à vous! Pour moi a été vrement un plaisir de vous connetre et de vous hopiter dans ma maison...à la prochene foi!
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  • 5 of 5

Preciosa casa restaurada con mucho encanto y buenas vistas del valle. En un pueblo precioso y tranquilo en el centro de La Toscana. Al lado de la plaza de la iglesia, frente a un restaurante en el que se come muy bien y en el que te tratan mejor aún. La dueña es muy atenta y agradable. Nos gusto muchísimo. Recomendable para cualquier familia. Ideal para desplazarse desde aquí a todos los pueblos de la comarca.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gracias por sus amables comentarios. Fuiste invitados muy bienvenida, espero que en el futuro para dar cabida a más. Los mejores deseos para el futuro. Saludos, Franca Maria e Fabio
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Nearest Airport
44 Kilometres
Firenze Peretola
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Caffé Bijou (free wi-fi) and Bar Sport
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
16 Kilometres
La Badia Golf in Colle Val d'Elsa
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
Firenze Impruneta
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Archibugio and Il Campanellino
Nearest Ski
113 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Car: recommended

History and charm in the hills of Chianti ... welcome in your historic and panoramic house.

Barberino is located in the heart of Chianti, from there you can easily reach the cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano (by public transport) Greve in Chianti, Gaiole, Radda, Castellina in Chianti, Volterra, Pisa, Arezzo etc.

However Barberino is not just a stopping point on the way to important towns: the village has its own wine and food, cultural and artistic peculiarities.

Below some short tours in the countryside of Barberino Val d'Elsa:

1)Barberino, S. Lorenzo,Vagliano, Marcialla

2)Monsanto, Paneretta, Cepparello

3)Petrognano, Semifonte, S. Donnino

4) Linari, Vico, Certaldo

Vineyards and olive trees are one of the main engines of the local economy. Our grapes produce Chianti Classico, Chianti Colli Fiorentini, Chianti DOCG and our olives produce one of the best extra-virgin olive oil.

The wine cellars of Giannozzi, Pasolini, Poggio al Bosco will be glad to offer you their genuine and traditional products.

Barberino is the perfect location for couples or families who want to relax theirselves and spend their holidays in a quiet and welcoming atmosphere of a small Tuscan town, apart from big commercial tourist centres, which are often crowded and noisy. Barberino, with a population of just one thousand people, is a restful place both for villagers and visitors.

Even if Barberino is a small village, it offers many facilities: there is a restaurant, an excellent Italian pizzeria, Café Bijou with free wi-fi, a bakery open every day, the supermarket Coop, the village library with Internet-point, free of charge parkings close to the apartment. Public transport services link Barberino to close towns. Lastly, it is possible to have walking and mountain bike tours, horseback riding vacations, as well as guided tours to the village wine cellars.


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