188.00 Tuscany: Florence Region: ID 231966

Hidden Gem in the Chianti Hills near Florence.

7

max renters

4

bedrooms

3

bathroom
transfer
Property ID 231966 - There are 4 beds (3 king beds and 1 single bed).The base rate is for 7 occupants.

Parking

4 Outdoor/Open parking stalls with unlimited clearance

Heating & Air Conditioning

Radiant Heating

Other

The internet connection is a service dedicated to the property (wireless).

Bedroom 1

King Bed2 Armoires2 Night Tables
Alarm ClockDresserDining Chair
Standard Desk

Bedroom 2

King BedWalk-In Closet2 Night Tables
Dresser Sofa/CouchTable Style Desk
3 Table Lamps

Bedroom 3

King BedCloset2 Night Tables
Alarm ClockDresserDining Chair
Table Style Desk 3 Table Lamps

Bedroom 4 Loft Single

Single BedNight TableWall Bench
Table Lamp

Ensuite Bathroom 1

BidetRegular Stall ShowerSink
ToiletHair Dryer

Ensuite Bathroom 2

Regular Stall ShowerSinkToilet
Hair Dryer

Bathroom

BathtubBidetTub/ Shower
SinkToiletHair Dryer

Kitchen

8 Dining ChairsKitchen TableIron & Ironing Board
Washer OnlyClothes Drying RackLarge Fridge with Freezer
Coffee MakerConvection OvenDishwasher
Gas RangeMicrowaveOven - Stove
ToasterBakewareBlender
Dishes, Glasses & Cutlery (matching)Espresso MakerPots & Pans

Living Room

2 Sofa/CouchesCoffee TableWall Bench
BookcaseFloor Lamp2 Table Lamps
DVD Player with DVD moviesPhone - without an answering machineCD Player
iPod Docking Station 22 inch LCD Television TV source is local antenna
VCR with movies

Dining Room

2 Arm Chairs6 Dining ChairsDining Table
2 Table Lamps

Outdoor

Propane BBQ private to this property.2 Lawn Chairs12 Patio Chairs
3 Patio Tables2 Chaise Lounges2 Sun Umbrellas

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Policies

Check In/Out Times Policies - Property Access
Check IN: 05:00 PM Check OUT: 10:00 AM
Flexible Check In/Out times are possible, dependent on outgoing/incoming guests.
Quiet Time Policy
There is no specific quiet time policy, though guests are asked to be respectful of all neighbours.
Smoking Policy
Smoking is allowed, but outside only.
Children Policies
Children of all ages are welcome.
Group & Min. Age Policies
There are group or minimum age requirements.
Adult guests must be 21 years or older., Allow groups of families or couples.

Services & Fees

Pet Policy, Deposit & Fees
Pets are not allowed due to bylaws/regulations/policies.
NOTE: Persons traveling with and requiring a Service Animal have special rights and must be granted access regardless.
Cleaning on Departure
Cleaning on Departure is included in the rent
Cleaning During Stay
Cleaning/Maid service is included in the rent and occurs every 7 days during a stay.
Linen
Linen is included in the rent
Parking
Parking is free.
Tourism Marketing Fee
There is no Tourism Marketing Fee (surcharge)

Amenities & Fees

Internet Service & Fee
Internet is included in the rent

Payments & Deposit

Payment Methods
Credit card payments are not accepted.
Direct Bank Deposit
Booking Deposit
Payment policy is flexible and options discussed during the Grace period.
Payment Balance
Balance of payment is due 60 days prior to arrival.
Booking Cancellation Conditions
Cancellation within 14 days of arrival, all payments are non-refundable.

Cancellation 60 to 30 days before check-in. Payment refunded less a 10% (or maximum €100) fee Cancellation 30 to 14 days before check-in. 70% of payment refunded Cancellation 14 to 0 days before check-in. No refund
Security or Damage Deposit
No security/damage deposit is required.
Base Occupants 7 - Max Occupants 7

Availability - Last updated on June 15, 2018

Nightly Rates - Rates last updated on January 15, 2017

2018

Rate Period Nightly Rate Range
Apr 1 to Oct 31 Min Stay 4 nights 188 EUR

2019

Rate Period Nightly Rate Range
Apr 1 to Oct 31 Min Stay 4 nights 188 EUR

Weekly Rates - Rates last updated on January 15, 2017

2018

Rate Period Rate for 7 Nights Extra Nights
Apr 1 to Oct 31 1,200 EUR 188 EUR

2019

Rate Period Rate for 7 Nights Extra Nights
Apr 1 to Oct 31 1,200 EUR 188 EUR

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Listing History

  • This property owner/manager has been registered with Owner Direct since Jan 14, 2017.
  • This owner / manager has completed 2 successful bookings in total for all their properties through Owner Direct.com
  • The availability for this property was last updated on Jun 15, 2018
  • The rates for this property were last updated on Jan 15, 2017
  • This owner's contact information has been verified by Owner Direct and past guests.

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Front Entrance Facing Private Fenced Garden.
Front Entrance Facing Private Fenced Garden.
Lounge Room
Lounge Room
Lounge/Dining Room
Lounge/Dining Room
Charming, Fully Equipped Eat-in Kitchen
Charming, Fully Equipped Eat-in Kitchen
Bedroom Number 1 (with Ensuite)
Bedroom Number 1 (with Ensuite)
Bedroom Number 2 (with Ensuite)
Bedroom Number 2 (with Ensuite)
Bedroom 2 Ensuite
Bedroom 2 Ensuite
Bedroom Number 3
Bedroom Number 3
Loft Single Bedroom
Loft Single Bedroom
Main Bathroom (Bath with Shower over)
Main Bathroom (Bath with Shower over)
One of the Two Alfresco Dining Spots in the Garden
One of the Two Alfresco Dining Spots in the Garden
View beyond the Garden Fence across the Valdarno Towards Vallombrosa
View beyond the Garden Fence across the Valdarno Towards Vallombrosa
Front Entrance in Spring.
Front Entrance in Spring.
San Polo in Chianti, our Local Village. Summer Views of the Surrounding Countryside
San Polo in Chianti, our Local Village. Summer Views of the Surrounding Countryside
Front Entrance Facing Private Fenced Garden.
Lounge Room
Lounge/Dining Room
Charming, Fully Equipped Eat-in Kitchen
Bedroom Number 1 (with Ensuite)
Bedroom Number 2 (with Ensuite)
Bedroom 2 Ensuite
Bedroom Number 3
Loft Single Bedroom
Main Bathroom (Bath with Shower over)
One of the Two Alfresco Dining Spots in the Garden
View beyond the Garden Fence across the Valdarno Towards Vallombrosa
Front Entrance in Spring.
San Polo in Chianti, our Local Village. Summer Views of the Surrounding Countryside
Italy Accommodation - Farmhouse - 1500 sq ft / 139 sq m - Ground level
A beautifully restored free-standing stone farmhouse with a fully independent 90 square metre apartment below (see separate listing), providing a secluded haven after a busy day's sightseeing. Both the main house and the apartment can be rented separately, or together for a larger group.

The house is maintained to a high standard to ensure the comfort of our guests, as well as ourselves, as we often return for extended stays. Every year we refresh and update whatever needs attention, from small things like new linen and updating kitchen appliances to major improvements such as as redecorating or replacing heating systems. When we’re in Australia our manager, who lives nearby, maintains the property as if it were her own. She is like family to us and is always there to help if there are any problems. A booklet of information covers the A to Z of the house, details local services, and gives support phone numbers including a direct line to us in Australia.

Being a real home rather than a dedicated holiday rental is one of the things that makes the house special. Tastefully furnished and well-equipped, it is a house to feel at home in. The generous country kitchen features a large antique table and is really the heart of the home. An oak refectory table and antique boudoir grand loaded with family photos dominate the dining and living rooms. (Having made the journey from the south of Italy to Australia then back to Tuscany, the piano is sadly now more ornamental than musical.)

Antique farmhouse furniture offers ample space for guests to unpack and completely settle in, and the comfy Natuzzi sofas make a quiet night in with a DVD a viable option. Additional power supply supports the many appliances. There's reliable plumbing and strong water pressure. All windows have screens and internal cypress shutters. In summer the 400m elevation promotes refreshing breezes, while the thick stone walls help cool the interior. Efficient central heating keeps it warm and cosy in the cooler months. (Unfortunately the fireplace seen in the photo doesn't work.)

The house nestles in the hills 3.5 km above the village of San Polo in Chianti, so a car is a must. San Polo is slightly removed from the tourist turmoil yet it offers great essentials shopping, a popular restaurant and good road access to the must-see towns and sights of Tuscany. Proximity to Florence gives us convenient autostrada access, although you can’t see, hear or even imagine an autostrada from our tranquil rural setting.

Set in its own private fenced garden in a rural neighbourhood of farmhouses and olive groves, each window of the house has a pretty outlook over the garden or the valley. The lawn is often scattered with daisies, and fireflies sometimes come out at night. The garden overlooks the Arno valley towards the distant oak and pine woodlands of the central Apennines. The surrounding forest offers up its bounty of porcini mushrooms, wild asparagus, even truffles, to intrepid locals who set out in small family groups to enjoy the peace on sunny weekends. Depending on the season, around the house and garden you may find grapes, plums, raspberries, apricots and figs. The squirrels usually get the hazelnuts and almonds.

Ahead of their trip, our guests receive a comprehensive booklet (PDF) of tips and recommendations, from our favourite restaurants and day trip suggestions to the best outlet shopping and other little-known gems. It’s quite extensive and, like the house, is updated each year. Many guests find it useful, particularly first time visitors to Italy.

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