Dimora Del Castello
Villa with 6 bathrooms and private pool in Castelfiorentino, Italy
From £7,387 per week
Villa to rent in Castelfiorentino, Italy
In a beautiful position in the Chianti hills near San Gimignano, just 30 km from Florence, is located the Dimora del Castello, built on the ancient Via Francigena.
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Villa overview - owner's description
In a beautiful position in the Chianti hills near San Gimignano, just 30 km from Florence, is located the Dimora del Castello, built on the ancient Via Francigena, that connected France to Rome during the Middle-age. The origins of the Dimora del Castello date back to the early 13th century. It was the residence of the Alberti Contes until the end of the 17th century after which it was transformed into a "signorile" villa. Traces of the original 13th century fortified castle are still discernible in the square brick tower and the defensive walls alongside the villa. The recent restoration of the villa has brought back to life the ancient splendor of this residence without altering its architectural characteristics, but enriching it with all the modern comforts. In front of the villa rental a big garden with a breathtaking view on the Tuscan countryside: dramatic views of the undulating, fertile countryside below, as far as the towered town of San Gimignano which is just visible on the horizon to the south. A staircase leads down to the swimming pool (5x10 depth 1,4 m)(18/04-30/09) with external shower, surrounded by a lawn and an arcaded loggia. A “limonaia” (former lemon conservatory) has been converted into a sitting room, with six arched windows offering sweeping views of surrounding countryside and it is situated next to a consecrated chapel of the 13th century. Beneath the castle is a little wine cellar, benefitting from a temperature that varies only two degrees between summer and winter. Included in the price domestic help 3 hours/day for cleaning of the bedrooms, continental breakfast, baby bed. Possibility of cook, domestic help (extra hours), food delivery service to request at the moment of booking and to be paid on the spot. Access through 1,2 km of unpaved road. Air conditioning and central heating. Parking on the premises.
PLEASE NOTE: It is not advised to have more than 4 children under the age of 12 at this accommodation. Included in the price is an electricity consumption of up to 300kw. Consumption exceeding 300kw will be calculated and paid for on location. Arrivals must be between 03.00pm and 07.00pm. Check out 09.30am
ACCOMMODATION: (Villa) Gr.Fl.: large living room (satellite TV, DVD player) with a fireplace, kitchen (oven, freezer, dish washer), dining room with fireplace and with French windows that access the courtyard, living/reading room with fireplace and computer with broadband line, 1 double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, WC. 1st Fl.: (access by a beautiful marble staircase): a long corridor leads to the 4 bedrooms: 1 double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi bath, 1 twin bedded room with bathroom with shower and tub, 1 twin bedded room with bathroom with shower, 1 double bedroom with balcony that overlooks the front yard and with 1 bathroom with both shower and Jacuzzi bath, laundry room (washing machine) with wardrobe.
(Annex - medieval tower standing alongside the villa with its own access): Gr.Fl.: living room 1st Fl.: 1 double bedroom , 1 bathroom with shower. Breathtaking roof terrace.
LOCATION: 5 km Castelfiorentino (any kind of shops, restaurants), 24 km San Gimignano, 27 km Castelfalfi (golf course), 38 km Florence, 58 km Siena.Please note that all extra costs must be paid in Euro on the spot
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Outside this villa in Castelfiorentino, ItalyThis villa is in the countryside. It has a pool and a garden. Car hire is necessary as the renter will need a car to get about for shopping, eating out and the beach; however parking is available if required.
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 20 October - 20 December 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 22 December - 28 December 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 30 December 2018 - 3 January 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 5 January - 19 April 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 25 April - 3 May 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 11 May - 24 May 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 8 June - 14 June 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 6 July - 29 August 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 31 August - 6 September 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 14 September - 26 September 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 28 September - 19 December 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 21 December - 27 December 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Telephone . upon consumption
. upon consumption, paid locally
Air-conditioning per kWh (kilowatt hour) upon consumption
per kWh (kilowatt hour) upon consumption, paid locally
Heating per m3 (cubic meter) upon consumption
per m3 (cubic meter) upon consumption, paid locally
Electricity upon consumption above 300 kwh per kWh (kilowatt hour) upon consumption
per kWh (kilowatt hour) upon consumption, paid locally
Refundable deposit (to be handed over on arrival) per booking in cash Refundable breakage
£703.06 per booking, paid locally
Tourist tax per person/day
per person/day, paid locally
Cook (must be requested at booking time)
Owner defined extra, paid locally
Satellite / cable
Air conditioning, Central heating, Clothes drier, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire essential
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Parking, Private garden, Garden
Agency From Colle Di Val D'elsa, Italy Member since Mar 2013
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