About the home
San Pierino is located on a hilltop in the centre of Villa Calcinaia Estate and offers a breathtaking view from the house and the pool. From the ancient rectory adjacent to the small church of San Piero al Pino (13th century), two apartments in one big farmhouse have been restored maintaning the ancient structure of the house . The farmhouses San Pierino and Il Prato, featured on Italy’s RAI3 travel program Bell’Italia, have been prised for their renovation that has brought together the most modern conveniences with an historical appreciation for the countryside, its customs and architecture. The houses are within the Chianti Classico hills, therefore surrounded by nature and tranquility but still conveniently close to the city centre of Greve in Chianti and the major art towns like Florence and Siena.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 11, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Viareggio and Cecina, 127km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Hen and stag parties
Nearest amenities: 3km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Central heating, Pool / Snooker table|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||6 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 3 family bathrooms and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Single beds (7), Double beds (2), Dining seating for 12, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Parking space|
Further details indoors:
Canonica offers views from the ground floor terrace of the surrounding vineyards. Indoors on the ground floor is a large kitchen with fireplace and all appliances as well as a bathroom with bathtub. On the first floor is a double bedroom, a twin bedded room and a bath with bathtub; on the second floor is the sitting room with views to the hills and a single bedroom.
The second apartment at San Pierino is the Pozzo apartment which has a large kitchen (all appliances), sitting room and dining area in an open floor plan. On the ground floor is a twin bedded room and a en suite bathroom with shower suitable also for guests with restricted mobility or wheelchair users . On the first floor there is a double bedroom, a twin-bedded room and bath with tub.
Further details outdoors:
Pozzo´s outdoor patio with view over the valley is trellised for shade and offers a grill, table and chairs. Canonica has a terrace with view over vineyards and the valley and is equipped with table and benches. Chaise longe available for the pool area. The pool has a breathtaking view over the Chianti Classico hills.
Short term rentals (less than 4 days) available only from September to April.
Extra bed can be provided for 80€ per week
We ask for one third of the rent in advance as a booking deposit.
The Tuscany / Firenze Province 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.
The Greve in Chianti area
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
How to get there
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Da nord: autostrada A1 uscita Firenze Impruneta. Allo stop, dopo il pedaggio contornare la rotonda e proseguire direzione Greve in Chianti, percorrere 22,35km (sulla strada troverete le località Il Ferrone e Passo dei Pecorai), poco prima di Greve arrivate nella località di Greti, sulla vostra destra sempre rimanendo sulla strada principale troverete la Vendita Diretta di Villa Calcinaia. Per il Check-IN vi aspetta Melanie Marxer tel. 0550540137 cel 3926623362 Importante: Non seguire i cartelli per la villa e non abbandonare la strada principale, la reception è solamente al negozio.
Da sud: S.S.222 Appena passato Greve in Chianti in direzione Firenze trovate GRETI, sulla strada principale e alla vostra sinistra toverete la nostra reception, Vendita Diretta Villa Calcinaia.
Coming from the north: Take the highway A1 and exit at Firenze Impruneta. After paying the fee for the highway you will find a roundabout. Follow the signs for Tavernuzze and Greve in Chianti, continue to follow in direction of Greve for 22,35 km (on your way you will pass Ferrone and Passo dei Pecorai) . Right before Greve you will arrive at GRETI, at your right hand side on the main road you will find Villa Calcinaia Wine shop for the Check-In. Your contact: Melanie Marxer ph#00390550540137 cell#00393926623362 Important: Do not follow the signs for the villa and do not leave the mainroad, the reception is at the shop.
Coming from south on S.S. 222 follow for Florenze through Greve in Chianti, once you arrive in GRETI you will find the reception on the main road on you left hand side: Vendita Diretta Villa Calcinaia.
Activities near Greve in Chianti
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 11|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Middle season||12 May 12||3 Jun 12||£ 1620||-||-||1 Week|
|High season||3 Jun 12||30 Jun 12||£ 1810||-||-||1 Week|
|Top season||30 Jun 12||1 Sep 12||£ 2130||-||-||1 Week|
|High season||1 Sep 12||29 Sep 12||£ 1810||-||-||1 Week|
|Middle season||29 Sep 12||13 Oct 12||£ 1620||£ 232||£ 232||3 Nights|
|Low season||13 Oct 12||22 Dec 12||£ 1450||£ 210||£ 210||3 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Extra bed can be provided for 80 € a week.
All prices include the final cleaning fee.
Heating is charged by consumption (only needed by normal weather conditions from October to April): 3,50 e per m3
Guests with pets have to pay an extra cleaning fee of 30 € a weekEnquire now
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