Situated in the northern Chianti - the area of Chianti nearest Florence - Casa Pepe is ideally located for those who want to stay in the geographically most beautiful part of Chianti and for those who want easy access to Florence and San Gimignano. Greve in Chianti, within 10 minutes drive from the villa, offers a relaxed atmosphere and a lifestyle which reflects that typical of historical Tuscany and offers the best in Tuscan cuisine and local wines.
Deep in the Tuscan countryside, Casa Pepe is a quaint eighteenth century farmhouse in a stunning location with breathtaking views of Chianti's most famous vineyards. Off the beaten path, Casa Pepe is surrounded by long stretches of green, rolling hills, vineyards and cypress trees. The closest town to Casa Pepe is Panzano in Chianti. It is in walking distance (3km) and has a supermarket, shops, trattorias and restaurants.
An area of approximately 2, fully-fenced hectares, represents the magnificent garden - a romantic place with topiary and white roses which create a private area furnished with benches for reading your book in peace.
The garden is divided into 3 levels, of which the first is the covered parking lot at the entrance. Next to the car park there is an independent house where the caretaker lives and she is always on hand to give advice or help, whilst fully respecting the guests's privacy.
Next to the house, there is a small gym and a shed furnished with three couches and a table, ideal as an area to relax and lounge around in. In front of the villa just outside the kitchen, a romantic pergola is furnished for al fresco dining and enjoys the idyllic views of the hills and vineyards. Close to the main entrance a staircase enriched by a wonderful variety of flowers leads to the second level of the garden: there you can find another pergola covered by vines and furnished with a table to eat outside. the staircase leads to the third level, where the swimming pool and the guest house are situated.
A huge barbecue near the iron gazebo and a wood-burning pizza oven for your entertainment overlook the pool and the fabulous views. Charming details both inside and outside the villa bear witness to its original history as an old farmhouse and the farmhouse was sympathically restored, preserving the old terracotta floors and large stone fireplaces.
Included: maid service 3 hours 6 days a week (excluding Sunday), daily continental breakfast (food included), welcome dinner (food and wine included), weekly rental, all taxes, electricity up to 330kwh, water & hot water, change of linen and towels twice a week, air conditioning included, final cleaning on Saturday. Not included: heating, telephone, cooking service 20 Euros per hour, waiter service 12 Euros an hour, extra maid service 12 Euros an hour, English-Speaking Babysitter 15-20 Euros per hour.
Distances: Panzano in Chianti 2km/1mile, Greve in Chianti 9km/6miles, Florence 25 km/16miles, Siena 30km/19miles, San Gimignano 40km/25miles, Pisa 140km/87miles, Rome 3 hours by car. Airports: Florence 58km/36miles, Pisa 120km/74miles, Rome 305km/189miles.
Security deposit: €1000, Security deposit must be paid cash upon arrival
Additional amenities include: maid service, complimentary, pergola, washer/dryer.TripAdvisor property ID 2503845...Read more
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