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 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 onto a very large private garden for exclusive use. The garden overlooks the village of Gaiole below. 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 can sleep an additional 2 people on a sofa bed in the lounge.
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.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Will consider||House swap|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence (Firenze) 82 km, Nearest railway: Montevarchi 21 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The apartment is decorated to a very high standard and is equipped with everything you should need including
Large Fridge Freezer
Quality Towels (We ask you provide your own pool towels)
Air conditioning hot and cold
Television & DVD
Wi Fi Internet Connection
Extensive library of CD's, DVD's, map and books on Chianti,
& Board Games
Pop up travel baby cot
|Further details outdoors|
Externally there is a private garden for exclusive use. The garden overlooks the village of Gaiole below. 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, sun loungers are provided and there is also a traditional terracotta barbecue. For the cooler nights there is a Patio Heater.
Shared in the Borgo is a pool to lounge around with sun loungers to soak up the Tuscan sunshine, a gym and laundry room for use of washing machine and dryer.
Swimming Pool Closed from the end of September to April - subject to weather conditions
An Italian gem, Tuscany provides the typical landscape, food and wine that make the country one of Europe's favourite holiday hotspots. With such cultural treasures as Florence, Siena and Pisa, Tuscany offers a wealth of tranquillity and history that is not easily rivaled.
The local vineyards produce some of the world's oldest and finest red wines some dating back to 12th Century. They offer opportunities to visit the ancient estates to see and taste wine and olive oil produced there. Combined with wide gastronomic variety means there is something for every taste and palate
It is the perfect place both for those who like to enjoy peace and relaxation, living in harmony with nature but spoiled by all the nearby services such as typical village shops, markets, banks, not to mention excellent restaurants, Wine, Olive oil, truffles, cheese, delicious cold meats and the worldwide famous " chianina" steak, are the essence of the lifestyle of this region.
During the year many events take place in and around Gaiole territory. From gastronomic shows to wine tasting, from local street festivals to concerts, the events which offer an opportunity to soak up the Chianti traditions are many and varied. You can experience unforgettable moments with a tangible and authentic party atmosphere. This list of events is available on request.
You can visit the castles of Castello Meleto, Castello di Brolio or take Cookery courses
There are many activities in Chianti from, horseback riding, Hiking or trekking. Cyclists will find a great number of routes suitable for either mountain bikes or racing bikes, and there are a number of panoramic riding paths as well.