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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german, spanish, italian

Private villa with swimming pool in Chianti, Tuscany

16 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Overview

Lucolena In Chianti Villa Rental Photos and Description

Newly restored farmhouse in quiet, scenic surroundings in Tuscany, Chianti

Nestled amid vineyards, in the heart of Tuscany, the beautiful farmhouse is a typical rural stone building with private pool, for up to 10/12 people.

Thanks to its dimensions and the layout of the rooms, the villa is particularly suitable for several families as it allows every group to have its own privacy. Preserved and newly renovated in the original Tuscan style, the villa features all modern amenities and is lovingly furnished.

This farmhouse is beautifully situated on a hill above the village of Lucolena, which is part of the municipality of Greve in Chianti. Ideal for those who seek tranquillity, want to walk in the surrounding forests or visit the mediaeval villages and castles nearby. The villa is also situated right in the middle of the cultural triangle of Florence (28 km), Siena (40 km) and Arezzo (50 km). There is also the possibility of visiting nearby Chianti Classico wineries and buy wine, extra-virgin olive oil and the famous Tuscan desert wine Vin Santo.

Poggetta's main entry is an arched doorway that leads to a living room with an open fireplace, sofa, sat-TV and CD and DVD-player.

Continuing through another arch with glass door, you enter the dining room with high ceiling and original stone walls. The room is furnished with a table and chairs for 10 /12 people to sit comfortably. On one side of the room, there are large windows and a glass door providing the room with plenty of light and access to a furnished garden with view of the pool area.

On the left of the dining room there is the kitchen. It is well equipped with fridge, freezer, microwave oven, dishwasher, gas hobs, oven, water boiler and coffee machine. There is access to a bathroom with shower. A door leads out to a furnished garden with table and barbecue area. On one side of the room, there are stairs leading to a balcony/gallery, where you can find a twin bedroom.

On the other side of the dining room, there is a large twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower. From this room, stairs lead up directly to a comfortable double bedroom. On request, it is possible to add another single bed. The layout of the two rooms is very suitable for a family.

Going back to the main living room, on its left you can find a second kitchen with gas hobs, fridge, coffee machine and oven. There is also a convertible sofa bed which sleeps 2, sat-TV and a table with chairs. The highlight of the room is an old stone oven. From this room you can access another furnished garden on the front of the villa. Upstairs, there is a large double bedroom (convertible upon request into a twin bedroom) and an ensuite bathroom with shower.

On the right of the main living room, you can find a lounge area with comfortable sofa, Bluetooth stereo system and pellet stove. From here you can get to an anteroom leading to a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower. This part of the villa is accessible for disabled guests.

For children: 2 swings and a sand-box; baby cot and high chair on request.

At the reception of the winery Fattoria L'Ottavo (600 m away) you can buy local products such as wine and olive oil. In the village (walking distance 10 min) there are a food shop, a bar and a pizzeria, the latter open on the weekends.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Giulia (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german, spanish, italian

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveler reviews

Private villa with swimming pool in Chianti, Tuscany
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
5

A wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was probably the best house and location for any holiday we have experienced. The house was beautiful and excellent for multiple families. The house was well equipped and had views to die for.

The house is a reasonable distance from any village and is located up a very steep gravel path so a car is essential.

The swimming pool was smaller than we expected but was still large enough for us all to have fun in. The pool area was lovely with plenty of loungers, parasols and even a comfortable swing lounger.

The owners were very helpful and were very quick to respond to all our questions and requirements. We also much appreciated the home cooked lasagne which was a very kind gesture from the owners.

If you are looking for a beautiful Tuscan location set in the middle of grape vines and olive trees and traditional house then I would highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

The property is wonderful. The views are amazing and the garden is beautifully kept. The pool, whilst small, is immaculately kept. Sufficient loungers for 8 are provided with plenty of shade. 2 barbecues and 2 separate lovely spaces to eat.

The house is lovely - the space in fact nicer than the online pictures. The kitchen was well equipped with everything you could need.

The owners were friendly and accommodating.

A truly magical place to spend time in Tuscany. Yes the road is steep - but the pay off is the views! I would fully recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great Villa, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. (Exactly what we wanted)

  • 5 of 5

it is about a 15 min walk into the tiny hamlet of Lucolena, which you should plan on eating dinner there at least one night on the weekend. Great food/drink at great prices.

We were 6 people and the villa was perfect for us. The villa was exactly what we had hoped for. Very authentic with awesome views. The gravel drive coming up the hill is a bit of a challenge, but you get used of it. We found the beds to be on the firm side, but bearable. It was clean and ready for us as promised.

The roads getting to the Villa or nearby towns are very hilling and winding. Br prepared for some slow going.

Just as a heads up, unlike most homes that we have rented in the past. There was basically no "extras" left in the house. Most have left over supplies from the previous renters, but there was none here. I think the only thing left for us was pepper. (no tin foil, spices, honour bar, paper supplies etc. etc.)

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Unser Haus in der Toskana

  • 4 of 5

Wir waren total begeistert von dem urigen Haus in Alleinlage, jedoch sollten sich die Mieter alle gut verstehen, denn es gibt zwei offene Schlafbereiche. Die Ausstattung ließ keine Wünsche übrig. Die Vermieter waren sehr nett und auch die gelieferte Lasagne haben wir uns schmecken lassen. Der Pool ist zwar nur 1,20 m tief, aber zu einer Abkühlung und ein paar Zügen war er sehr wertvoll. Das ganze Anwesen wurde vom Hausherren gepflegt und auch der Pool war stets sehr sauber. Bei der Auffahrt zum Haus ist ein tiefer gelegtes Auto nicht ratsam, da es sehr steil, aber kurz, nach oben geht. Zum Einkaufen muss man nach Figline fahren (10 km) im Ort ist nur ein kleiner Tante Emma Laden.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hal Kenyon

  • 5 of 5

We booked the villa for 6 people (Young married couple and in-laws on both sides) for 10 days. When we arrived it exceeded our expectations in every way! Every direction you turn is a postcard picture, the area is peaceful and serene, the people are very friendly.

The owners are very responsive and helpful during the booking and gave us a tour of the villa (which ideally can be partitioned into multiple areas for couples/families) and as we opted for the Tuscan mean the first night due to jet lag were were treated to an amazing home-cooked meal with local wines (including their winery).

My only regret is we day-tripped so often we only spent a couple of days on our trip relaxing at the villa and I feel as if we shorted ourselves out of some amazing sunsets and hikes. You will not be disappointed in this villa, the owners or the area. Everything is highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

BEAUTIFUL LARGE AND PRIVATE VILLA

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Villa Poggetta in August of this year, our first trip to Tuscany. The villa was beautiful, clean and quiet and housed two families (4 in each) perfectly. The facilities are very good, everything we could need and the views are spectacular. As others have said the road up to the villa is a little 'rugged' but we managed to drive and walk down it! The village centre is about a 10 minute walk away and there is a restaurant there that serves wonderful Italian food at very reasonable prices from Thursday to Sunday nights only.

The location is excellent to view the major towns and cities of Tuscany and there is a very large Co-op in Figline (about a 10 minute drive). A car is a must.

The owners of the villa were incredibly helpful and welcoming. I left a cherished piece of jewellery behind and they did everything they could to ensure I got it back in one piece - thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Florence or Pisa
Nearest Barpub
700 Metres
Lucolena
Nearest Ferry
103 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Ugolino
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Figline Valdarno
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
Incisa
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Lucolena
Nearest Ski
130 Kilometres
Abetone
Nearest Beach
103 Kilometres
Livorno
Car: necessary

The central position of the farmhouse Poggetta makes it a perfect place to visit the marvellous Tuscan cities of Florence, Siena and Arezzo.

The medieval villages of San Gimignano, Monteriggioni e Volterra are also within easy reach.

You will find a food store and typical Tuscany restaurants in the village of Lucolena (500 m).

You can also buy wines and olive oil produced at our farmhouse.

The nearest weekly markets are in Greve in Chianti (each Saturday) and in Figline Valdarno (each Tuesday).

Nearby there is is a natural park with a little zoo.

In the area, there are some very well-known outlet malls with Italian fashion brands of clothes, leather bags and shoes (approx. 30 km away).

The nearest exit of the highway A1 is INCISA (15 km away).

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Rates & Availability

Lucolena In Chianti Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Mid season
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
$236
$1,607
$4,686
 
 
Low season
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$191
$1,180
$3,259
 
 
Mid season
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
5 night minimum stay
$242
$1,663
$4,608
 
 
Low season
Jan 7 2017 - Jun 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$208
$1,483
$4,046
 
 
Mid season
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$236
$1,663
$4,495
 
 
High season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 25 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$371
$2,574
$7,642
 
 
Mid season
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
$236
$1,663
$4,495
 
 
Low season
Sep 23 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$208
$1,483
$4,046
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$223
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $337

The prices include the stay up to 10 people, the use of the swimming pool, bed-linen, towels, the consumption of water, gas and power and the final cleaning. For stays longer than 13 days, we will grant you a discount of 6% of the total amount. For stays longer than 20 days, we grant 10% discount. Heating in winter will be charged separately (€ 20-24/day). Free wifi

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lucolena In Chianti Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 195 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 180 * 190
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 170 * 190
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 170 * 200
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 80 * 190
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Single Bed ( 170 * 190)
  • Plus 1 sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Yard
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
Notes:
Free Internet WIFI access.

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