$129 / night
Total guests, Nights


  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 4 nights min stay


  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Ideal for couples looking for a relaxing romantic holiday, we provide everything you need in our fully equipped and tastefully decorated apartment, see our reviews.


Walking distance to local restaurants.

The large private garden for your exclusive use overlooks the village of Gaiole in Chianti. There is a covered pergola and decking area to keep you cool on the hot sunny days, it is perfect for leisurely “al fresco” dining, there is also a traditional terracotta barbecue.

The apartment is on the ground floor as you enter the Borgo, private and self contained around 60sq meters with the traditional chestnut beams and terracotta floors. There is a spacious bedroom with French doors leading to the garden, a bathroom with shower, living room with sofa bed and a fully equipped kitchen with French doors leading into the garden.

Just a short walk into the village and you can experience the Tuscan life and make friends with the locals over an espresso and pastry on a morning and join in a glass of Chianti at lunch & evening time.

Surrounded by the famous rolling hills covered with vineyards and olive groves, which give the name to some of the most prestigious Chianti wine is Borgo di Gaiole.

The apartment can sleep an additional 2 people on a sofa bed in the lounge.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Beds in other rooms: King bed
  • 1 Full bath


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Table tennis
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

John And Tracy T.
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Calendar last updated:
15 Feb 2022
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





44 reviews

Very Good

“Fantastic Apartment, well furnished and central to everything”

Reviewed 30 Sep 2019

Great apartment and well furnished with everything you need We loved the private garden and spent our evenings enjoying wine. The apartment location is central to everything and we would walk into G… More

“Beautiful location with all the amenities provided”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2019

The apartment is superbly located in the beautiful village of Gaiole, it is a short walk to the village for coffee in the morning and restaurants in the late afternoon and evening. The amenities in t… More

Response from the owner Hi Gary & Sandy Pleased you enjoyed the apartment and the lovely village of Gaiole in Chianti, you are welcome back anytime. Regards John & Tracy.

“Gaiole apartment”

Reviewed 27 Jun 2019

Excellent location. All very comfortable and laid back. Weather was beautiful and we had a pool located very close to the apartment. In general, we had a great time and look forward to getting back ag… More

Response from the owner Hi Michael Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Pleased you had a lovely time, your welcome back anytime. Cheers John.

“We had a most enjoyable 2 week stay in your apartment!”

Reviewed 4 Oct 2018

The location was perfect for visiting the Tuscan Hill towns and local Wineries. The apartment was well equipped to satisfy all your needs. The Terrace was beautiful and we had many nights sitting … More

Response from the owner Hi Kim Thank you for your review, pleased you enjoy the apartment and garden and the lovely village of Gaiole. You are welcome back anytime. Regards John.

“Ideal accommodation in a charming village in Tuscany”

Reviewed 4 Oct 2018

John and Tracy have gone to great lengths to equip their apartment to make life comfortable for their visitors. They also answered queries promptly before and during our stay. The garden area is char… More

“The Perfect Place to Stay in Chianti”

Reviewed 25 Apr 2018

This apartment is perfect, there is everything there that you could possibly need for a perfect holiday. The apartment itself is lovely but you also have the advantage of a swimming pool, a well equip… More

Response from the owner Thank you Jane, really pleased you both enjoyed your stay in our apartment, and the lovely village of Gaiole in Chianti, don't hesitate to contact us anytime. Cheers John & Tracy.

“Well-equipped apartment with gorgeous garden patio”

Reviewed 5 Oct 2017

Loved, loved this classy apartment. John and Tracy (the owners) keep it stocked with everything you could possibly need to really enjoy being at home away from home, including fast wifi!. The owners w… More

Response from the owner Thanks Richard pleased you enjoyed your holiday and our apartment and the wonderful village of Gaiole. Regards John & Tracy.

“Perfect, relaxing, romantic apartment”

Reviewed 6 Sep 2017

We stayed at John and Tracy's for a week at the end of August/beginning of September, and had such a relaxing holiday. The apartment itself was immaculate and had everything you could ever need, … More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for a great review and really pleased you both had a good time and enjoyed the apartment and the lovely Gaiole, don't hesitate to contact us if you ever fancy returning. Thank again John & Tracy

“Peaceful Retreat”

Reviewed 11 Aug 2017

We stayed here for 3 weeks and found this location very central to the entire Chianti region. Heaps to do and see, great accommodation, the unit was extremely well appointed and the pool was a "God-send" especially when temperatures exceeded 45 deg C. Mosquitoes made their unwelcome presence known, their numbers may however diminish as the family of frogs in the garden increases over time. Underground parking was great too helping the car to stay cool. We really appreciated the extent of information available in the compendium which included clear instructuctions on how best to get to various places such as Siena and Firenze. We have to also endorse John's favourite restaurant, Ristorante Il Celliere a Castagnoli. Superb doesn't begin to describe our experience there!!! The locals of Gaiole In Chianti made us feel welcome, especially "Papa" at Tutte Birra. Thanks to John and Tracy for your hospitality.

Response from the owner Thanks Jill & Jim It really was nice to meet you both, and thanks for the good review, really pleased you enjoyed your stay and your visits to ll Celliere. Hope you a safe journey back to New Zealand.

“Highly Recommended”

Reviewed 2 Aug 2017

Apartment - Gaiole in Chianti This apartment is located in a small traditional Tuscan village, right in the heart of Chianti country. The village is surrounded by vineyards on all sides, so you have no excuse not to sample the world famous Chianti wine. We visited a number of wineries over the course of our two week stay and learnt a great deal about wine production, we even ordered a number of cases to be sent home. The apartment itself is located on the upper slopes of the village, in Borgo Di Gaiole. The views from the garden over the surrounding countryside are fantastic. A real joy to sit outside just enjoying the view. John & Tracy ( owners ) use this apartment on a regular basis, so every conceivable home comfort / kitchen utensil is available for guests to use, including a good wi-fi service. The garden has a great tradition BBQ which we used on a number of occasions. The local butcher in the village sold us some amazing T-Bone steaks and it was a real pleasure to sit in the garden drinking the local wine and eating the local food. The village itself has 3 restaurants which provide good quality food, however depending on your budget, if you want outstanding cuisine, within a short drive are a number of fine dining restaurants which we would highly recommend. John provided full details of all the local restaurants plus endless other hints and tips. In our opinion you will need a hire car if you want to explore and experience the local area’s natural beauty. The drive from Pisa Airport is approx 2 hours and a mixture of motorway and local roads. All fairly easy if you are a confident driver with the help of Sat Nav. We also visited Siena, which is approx 40 mins drive away. John provided excellent instructions where to park within the city, which was approx 10 mins walk from the centre. If you want to visit Florence, we suggest you drive to Montevarchi and get the train directly into Florence. It’s very cheap ( approx €12 return ) and only takes 35 mins on the fast train ( please remember to get your tickets “authorised” in the machines before you get on the train, both there and on the way back – a strange system but straightforward once you remember ! ). Overall a wonderful holiday and I highly recommend this apartment. John and Tracy could not have been more helpful, providing help and information as and when required. The only small word of caution is the mosquitos, which are quite a pain in the evening’s if sitting outside. We did manage to overcome these, with a “battle plan” consisting of scents / fans and an Electronic Anti - Mosquito Lamp which John provided.

Response from the owner Thanks Andy really appreciate your review, pleased you enjoyed the apartment and the lovely village of Gaiole in Chianti.

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