DREAM LOCATION IN CHIANTI: POOL, GARDEN, PRIVACY

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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 (bring your ...Read more

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DREAM LOCATION IN CHIANTI: POOL, GARDEN, PRIVACY
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 December 23, 2014
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Amenities

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

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