From $648 / week

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  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Cottage

Fresh air, picturesque panoramas, tranquility and privacy await you at this dream location in the hills of Chianti.

BEL SORRISO, the house of the Beautiful Smile, is part of a meticulously restored 14th-century village in CHIANTI that is today designated as a national monument. Occupying the main (top) floor of a STONE COTTAGE formerly used to house the clergy, Bel Sorriso is a SPACIOUS 2-BEDROOM, 2-BATHROOM apartment with living room, dining room, and eat-in kitchen (for 4). Tastefully decorated with antiques from around the world, the apartment also boasts many of today's CREATURE COMFORTS, such as SCREENS on all windows, INTERNET (br...Read more


Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy

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Additional Location Information

Immersed in the natural beauty of the CHIANTI hills, Bel Sorriso is only 40 min from SIENA, just 1 hour's drive from the city centers of FLORENCE & AREZZO, and is a perfect base for exploring some of the other well-known historic towns of the Tuscan region, including Cortona, Montalcino (area producing 'BRUNELLO', one of Italy's best wines), San Gimignano, & Pienza. Closer to home, the CHIANTI CASTLES ROUTE sponsored by Gaiole in Chianti offers 5 itineraries for visiting fortresses and abbeys located in the area, with WINE TASTING available at some properties (BROLIO & COLTIBUONO). Just 30 min away are the RAPOLANO HOT BATHS & SPA, where you can enjoy daily beauty treatments, thermal cures & fitness programs. For shopping enthusiasts, the PRADA outlet is a 30-min drive, and the Mall designer outlet (Burberry, Ferragamo, Gucci, etc.) is about 45min away. The woods surrounding the borgo are home to wild boar, falcons, deer, fox, beech maarten - bring your binoculars!

Other Activities: WILD BOAR watching, wine tasting, bird watching

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Last updated on February 07, 2014
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Rates shown in $ USD (Rental listed originally in EUR)

DatesNightlyWeeklyMonthlyMinimum Stay
Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
$1,1661 Week
Sep 27 - Dec 19, 2014
Low season
$6481 Week
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Rental fees

  • Tourist tax | $3 per stay
  • Damage deposit | $518

Additional notes from the owner

This Municipal Tourist Tax has to be paid only for the first 4 nights.

a) registered residents of the Municipality of Gaiole in Chianti;
b) minors under fourteen years of age;
c) patients (including out-patients) and caregivers (one per patient) attending a patient recuperating in health facilities on municipal land;
d) persons housed in facilities under resolution by public authorities in emergency situations as a consequence of disaster, force majeure or humanitarian aid;
e) one guide and a bus driver for every group of 20 people;
f) handicapped persons who are not self sufficient and a companion;
g) employees of the facilities (hotels and similar)
h) persons who stay for long periods for work reasons provided they have a certification signed by their employer who has an agreement with such facility that confirms the reason for their stay.

The amount of tax for our hotel is euros 2,50 per person per night.

The rental rates do not include City Tax which will be collected upon arrival.


  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Towels Provided
Phone / Internet
  • Telephone
  • Internet Access
Pool / Spa
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
Property Features
  • Mountain Views
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove or Oven
  • Stereo or CD player
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - ask
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 110 square meters

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