Apartment with 2 bathrooms and shared pool in Il Castagno, Italy
From £1,183 per week
Apartment to rent in Il Castagno, Italy
Ancient property whose origins date back to 970 and where, in 1308, in the presence of the delegates of Florence.
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Apartment overview - owner's description
Ancient property whose origins date back to 970 and where, in 1308, in the presence of the delegates of Florence, Pisa and Volterra the territorial borders between Volterra and San Gimignano were defined. During the course of the centuries the property was razed to the ground, subsequently rebuilt and changed owners, until in the year 1800 when it became the property of the Marquis Capponi. The Granduca di Toscana (Grand Duke of Tuscany) often stayed here while he carried out business in his territory. Situated on the summit of a hill dominating all the surrounding valleys with panoramic views that extend for many kilometers. The countryside is clad in oak forests and cypress trees interspersed with fields with their crops, vineyards and olive groves. The property has been restored internally and split into thirteen homes with one home in the main villa. In the extensive outdoor area there are two swimming pools, one (7.5x15) )(01/05-30/09) reserved for the guests staying in the villa and the other (10x20) )(01/05-30/09) is to be shared among the other apartments. A short distance away is a lake where there are wild geese. Perfect peace and quiet even if there is a secondary road 150 m below the house. There is a typical Tuscan trattoria situated a few hundred of metres from the property and where you can enjoy pleasant snacks and purchase the gastronomical delights of this local produce.
PLEASE NOTE: Check in: 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Check-out: 9 a.m.
ACCOMMODATION: (110 m2)Gr.Fl. (but with a few stairs inside): wide living/dining room (satellite TV) with fireplace and kitchen corner (oven, freezer, dishwasher), 2 double bedrooms (beds can be separated), 2 bathrooms with shower. Private and equipped veranda. 2 extra beds available in a sofa bed in the living room (to be requested when booking and to be paid for directly on the spot – euro 15/day/person).
LOCATION: 6 km San Vivaldo, 10 km San Gimignano, 18 km Volterra, 45 km Siena, 65 km Florence, 60 km Versilia, 10 km golf course, 65 km Florence airport.Please note that all extra costs must be paid in Euro on the spot
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Outside this apartment in Il Castagno, ItalyThis apartment has a shared pool. 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
- 29 March - 9 May 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 11 May - 27 June 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 29 June - 22 August 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 24 August - 12 September 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 14 September - 26 September 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 28 September - 29 October 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 27 March - 7 May 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 9 May - 25 June 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 27 June - 20 August 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 22 August - 10 September 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 12 September - 24 September 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 26 September - 27 October 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
Refundable deposit (to be handed over on arrival) per booking by credit card Refundable breakage
£179.77 per booking, paid locally
Heating per day
per day, paid locally
Tourist tax per person/day
per person/day, paid locally
Extra bed per person/day (must be requested at booking time)
per person/day, paid locally
Satellite / cable
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
Agency From Colle Di Val D'elsa, Italy Member since Mar 2013
Past bookings: 15 bookings
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within 17 hours
Last logged in: 4 months ago
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