Villa Calcinaia - PRATO
from £71 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £71 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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Farmhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 Home 212979
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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|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Nearest beach||Viareggio and Cecina 127 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 45 km, Nearest railway: Florence 29 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Single Beds (4), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
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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Calendar updated:08 Feb 2016
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