Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 9
Casale Cipressi is an exclusive Tuscan country house 2.7km from Castellina in Chianti furnished to a high standard and consists of two floors. Stone built with traditional terracotta tiled floors and chestnut wooden beams gracing the old style ceilings.
The villa has a dominant position on a hilltop which provides wonderful views of the Tuscany countryside dotted with hamlets, vineyards, olive groves and woodlands. In the landscaped gardens there is a large infinity swimming pool and a sauna outhouse. Pool towels are provided.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2.7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: FLORENCE 44 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Sauna, Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors||
The villa is designed so that all the rooms of the house have direct access to the courtyard, garden or terrace. The main part of the house is entered via the large furnished terrace that wraps around half of the house, this is also where the BBQ and a large outdoor fireplace are located. From this terrace you enter the fully equipped kitchen which includes gas and electric hobs, electric grill, oven,microwave, dishwasher a fridge/freezer and a further American style fridge/freezer.
The large terrace also provides access to an open plan lounge and dining room. On one side of this room is a large wooden dining table that seats 10 people. To the other side of the room there is an open fireplace surrounded by a leather sofa and armchairs. The villa is furnished with various antiques.
A door to the left of the lounge leads to a double bedroom. A corridor off the lounge provides access to the master double bedroom and a further bedroom with a three quarter bed (120cm x 190cm) as well as two bathrooms, one with shower cubicle and one wet room.
The ground floor is accessed externally from the first floor. The central room is a large living area which includes a smaller fully equipped kitchen with gas hobs, fridge and dishwasher. Doors lead out onto a furnished terrace and the garden.
There is a double bedroom and a twin bedroom on this floor. On the left of the living area is the large double bedroom. This double bedroom can be made into a twin on request. If you do not request this when booking the room will be as described. The other bedroom is to the right of the living area, accessed via the bathroom with jacuzzi and separate WC. Both bedrooms have access to the garden.
The twin beds can be made into a double on request, if you need this please make sure that you request it when booking otherwise the house will be as described.
|Further details outdoors||
In the landscaped gardens there is a large infinity swimming pool and a separate wooden building with a sauna. Pool towels are provided.
There are two covered parking places and ample parking is available for a number of other cars in the uncovered areas.
On the property there is a non commercial helipad. Helicopters can land at the villa.
The swimming pool measures 12 x 6 metres and is 1.7 metres deep increasing to 1.9 metres at the deep end, There are internal steps leading down into the refreshing waters at the shallow end. The pool is open from May to mid October
House Maid - available on request Private Chef - available on request
Babysitter - available on request
Washing Machine Onsite - washing and ironing facilities, no dryer
Internet WI-FI Onsite - available in the villa for free. Please bring your own laptop.
The owner requests no pets
Three times a week there are 3 hours of maid service included in the price.
The Tuscany region
Centrally located, the estates and villas offered by To Tuscany offer privacy yet easy access to Tuscany's many historic towns. The beauty and romance of Florence, brimming with cultural and artistic attractions Siena, and San Gimignano rich with medieval history, are within an easy hour's drive.
Even closer to home are Chianti's five regional towns, Gaiole in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Panzano, Greve in Chianti.
Siena: Siena is a city in Tuscany, Italy. It is a beautiful walled city famous for the Palio, a horse race in the main square. It is the capital of the province of Siena. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.
Castellina in Chianti
Tennis - 2.7km away in Castellina
Distances - Siena 25km, San Gimignano 30km, Florence 44km, Pisa 100km, Rome 250km
Approach road - 1km poor unpaved road.
Castellina in Chianti: Situated on the Chiantigiana road, the ss222. Castellina in Chianti is a small town nestled at the top of a rolling green hill that separates the Pesa and Staggia rivers. From here you have a wonderful view of the surrounding landscape and the beautiful countryside.
Castellina in Chianti has historic and noble origins. In the 13th century it was built on a high ridge, probably over Roman ruins. There must have been a castle with two doors and a single road which all of the houses faced. The name Castellina in Chianti dei Trebbiesi, in honor of a nearby noble family, is tied to the civil history of Florence and the religious history of Fiesole.
It was part of the Chianti League and given its position near the border with Siena it was of great strategic importance. It has a 14th- 15th century character with a number of religious structures, including the parocchial church of San Salvatore.
The hamlet of Castellina: The fortress and observation deck date back to the medieval as does the Via delle Volte, a road used originally for military purposes, from which there is a unique view of Chianti.
You can visit several Etruscan tombs and it is believed that the area around Castellina in Chianti was full of numerous settlements of this population which, even today,is considered quite mysterious.
Today, Castellina's principle activity is, besides tourism, the production of wine and several important wine producers are located here.
Antica Gelateria: There is an excellent ice cream shop in Castellina. It is in a beautiful room in an old building, while you eat your ice cream you can admire the high vaulted ceilings.
The ice cream is all home-made and presented with elegance. The antica gelateria is famous in the whole of the Chianti for its fresh and delicious ice creams.