This is a traditional 5 bedroom villa situated between the towns of Gaiole in Chianti and Radda in Chianti. Accommodating up to 18 guests in total as additional apartments are available within the grounds, it's an ideal base for a stay with family or friends. The wonderful gardens and exceptionally large private swimming pool will mean it's hard to drag yourself away to see the sights of Tuscany. However, for those that do want to enjoy some sightseeing during their stay, the property is perfectly placed for exploring the best that this region has to offer.
On entering the property, guests will find a welcoming living area, furnished with sofas around a traditional, focal fireplace. The kitchen is adjacent to this room. The kitchen is a typical Tuscan kitchen, well-equipped with plenty of pots and pans for those that enjoy cooking. A central table is perfect for everyone to sit and chat whilst dinner is being prepared. There is a built in oven and separate hob, a large free-standing fridge freezer and dishwasher. A utility room leads off the kitchen. Doors also lead from the kitchen to a terrace where there is a clarge table resting on two fantastic wine barrels. it's an ideal place to enjoy a meal or an aperitif. On the other side of the living room from the kitchen is the dining room, the perfect setting if you wish to enjoy a more formal dinner. A staircase leads from the dining room to the bedrooms upstairs. However, there is also a double bedroom on the ground floor along with a bathroom with shower.
The dining room stairs lead up through a stone archway to the first floor landing, with original 16th century terracotta floors and traditional beamed ceilings. Access to the other four bedrooms is from this landing, along with access to the family bathroom and upstairs sitting room. The sitting room has a comfortable sofa and desk and a laptop computer connected to ADSL internet. A printer is also available for guests use if required. The walls have fitted shelves and free-standing bookcases filled with books, all arranged around the focal point of the room which is the enormous original open fireplace. Three of the four upstairs bedrooms have double beds with ensuite bathrooms with shower. The last bedroom is a twin room and uses the family bathroom, with bath and handheld shower. This is an ideal room for children.
Outside there is a private swimming pool measuring 14x7 metres. Sitting in an elevated, landscaped position, it is separated from the house by a stream and is accessed by a wooden bridge. The pool area is very private with the main buildings screened by shrubs, trees and poplar trees. The paved area surrounding the pool is furnished with loungers, parasols, tables and chairs. There is a covered al fresco dining area and a gas BBQ and bar fridge so you can enjoy refreshment without having to return to the villa. There is also a shower at the pool.
The owners live nearby and so are on hand to help with anything you may need during your stay. They greet all their guests with a delicious Tuscan antipasto plate and glass of prosecco and are available for catering, advice and bookings. However, they do not interact with guests unless requested ensuring that those guests who prefer solitude and privacy are not disturbed.
Please note: Prices are based on renting the villa which accommodates up to 10-12 guests. However, there is also an apartment within the grounds of the estate. This is not rented if the villa is in use ensuring absolute privacy for guests. However, if you are part of a large group, then this extra apartment can also be rented providing accommodation for up to 18 guests in total....Read more
5 bedroom villa in Tuscany (BFY13583) Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
Additional Location Information
The villa is located between Radda in Chianti (7km) and Gaiole in Chianti (3km). Florence is 1 hour away, Siena 30 minutes, Castellina in Chianti 30 minutes, Greve in Chianti 30 minutes, Radda in Chianti 6 minutes and Gaiole in Chianti 3 minutes. Arezzo, Cortona, San Gimignano, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Lucca and Pisa are all within a 90 minute drive of the villa.
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