Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The Estate name is Villa Calcinaia, property of one of the most famous florentine noble families, the counts Capponi, the Villa in the centre of the 600 acre estate is their summer home since 1524. The farmhouses do all have a breathtaking view over the Chianti Classico hills and are within the Villa Calcinaia vineyards. All of the units are tastefully furnished in a rustic style and are provided with a private outdoor area. The Prato house is situated on a hilltop, approx. 400 metres distant from the other unit and offers a large furnished loggia ideal for al-fresco dining and a personal lawn with barbecue.
This property is part of a large farming state where the owners have been producing excellent wines and olive oil since the 16th century.
The location allows nice excursions in the Chianti area with its charming little towns and villages like Montefioralle, Castellina in Chianti, Florence, Siena and San Gimignano.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio and Cecina 127 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 45 km, Nearest railway: Florence 29 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Prato 150 m2
1st floor: living-room (TV) with fireplace, large kitchen (ancient stone sink, oven, freezer, dishwasher, toaster, orange squeezer, American coffee maker) with dining table and fireplace/barbecue, double bedroom, twin-bedded room, bedroom with bunk bed, 2 bathrooms with shower, small laundry (washing machine and ironing facilities)..
2nd floor (tower room accessible via staircase): large double bedroom with fireplace and ensuite bathroom with bathtub.
Mosquito nets are provided at the windows.
San Pierino 250 m2
2 connected apartments - 2 kitchens - 2 living rooms 4 bathrooms (1 en suite) 2 doublebed rooms, 4 rooms with each two single beds - kitchen with fireplace
Kitchens of all units are well equipped.
|Further details outdoors|
Private outdoor area for all of the apartments, beautiful panoramic swimming-pool (7 x 15 metres – maximum depth 2,7 metres – open from 04/28 to 09/29) pool at a distance of 400 metres.
Baby bed and high-chair available on request (free of charge). An extra bed can be requested by paying a supplement of € 80,- / per week (payment on site).
Free tour&tastings for our guests.The wines and olive oil produced on the estate are available for clients to be purchased.
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is famous all over the world for its beauty. Once you have seen Florence you always want to return. Infite possibilities for a cultural holiday but also for romantic picnics and trecking in the tuscan countryside. We definitely suggest to visit Siena, Lucca, Pisa, San Gimignano, Monterriggioni, Montalcino, Montepulciano and many more. We always help our guests in finding their way through this breathtaking region.
Greve in Chianti
In the heart of the Chianti Classico area you find the magnificent Villa Calcinaia, untouched beauty, propriety of the Capponi family since 1524, one of the most important noble florentine families dating back to the 13th century. Villa Calcinaia is still home of the Capponi Family and the wine pruducing can be traced back in the family archives to the early 17th century. The visit to Villa Calcinaia Cellars will make you experience centuries of history combined to the modern wine producing techniques based on decades of family knowledge. The tour of the estate includes a visit to the park and gardens of the Villa, the wine producing area and the aging cellars. A special treat is the visit of the Vinsantaia, where the grapes dry for the Vin Santo, a unique tuscan experience.
Villa Calcinaia offers you a wide range of tasting possibilities, all Estate Wines, from a refreshing White and Rosè to the most traditional Chainti Classico and Chianti Classico Reserva. Special tatsings of 92 points WineSpectator Villa Calcinaia Casarsa and the Microvinifications are available to our guests.
You are on the famous wine road, so there are many estates to visit for unique tuscan experiences.
Close towns to visit are Montefioralle, Castellina in Chianti, Radda, Gaiole, Badia a Passignano
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