Villa Castrum

Villa Castrum Chianti vacation homes in Tuscany

Villa Castrum

Chianti Classico

The Villa is an excellent example of 14th century architecture and it has however been completly restored. It is very elegantly furnished and equipped with all the modern conveniences of home.

Villa Castrum Chianti villas in Tuscany with private pool

Barberino Val D'Elsa
14 (10+4) Beds
Air Conditioning
Barbeque
Private parking
Private pool
Heating
Satellite TV
Internet connection

Villa Castrum - A historic villa in the Chianti area, medieval origins

Villa Castrum is found on the summit of a hill (310 m above sea level), in the area of Barberino Val d’Elsa just 30 minutes from Florence by car. It is part of a Medieval complex that dates back to 1037 and stands among typical Tuscan countryside including vineyards, olive groves and woods.

Garden Description

The beautiful Italian garden surrounding the Villa is very well tended. There are flowering bushes, fruit trees and olive groves. The garden offers a wonderful view of the surrounding hillsides. There is a loggia with a table and chairs and a barbecue for outdoor dining.

 

Parking Facilities

The private parking area is through a large gate. The main entrance to the Villa is about 20 meters from the parking area.

 

Pool Description

The large, private pool is just 10 metres from the Villa. It is found among the surrounding olive groves and enclosed by large bushes and trees. The pool area is furnished with sunbeds, chairs, tables, umbrellas and towels. The pool is open from the end of May to the beginning of October.

 

Interiors Description

The two-level Villa has been completly restored, and is very elegantly furnished and equipped with all the modern conveniences of home. The Villa is furnished in Tuscan country style, with traditional architectural elements such as high, beamed ceilings, large windows and terracotta floors.

Ground floor: On the ground floor there is a large, frescoed salon with a piano and fireplace, a spacious kitchen, a large dining room with a table for up to 12 people and a fireplace, a TV room, a double bedroom and two bathrooms. A side entrance leads directly to a large park with a swimming pool that is reserved exclusively for Villa guests.

Upper floor: 4 double bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms. One of the bathrooms has a washing machine and dryer. From two of the bedrooms, there is also a narrow terrace that offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

 

Kitchen

The large kitchen looks out on the private garden area. There is a table in the kitchen for dining or for relaxing.

 

Kitchen Equipment

All dining and cooking equipment: stove/oven, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, blender, toaster, coffee machine

 

Linens

All linens (bed, bath, kitchen and pool) are included. A 4-hour cleaning service takes place mid-week during which the linens are changed. An extra change of linens can be requested at the cost of € 3 per towel and € 26 per bed sheets.

How to reach us
How to reach Us by Car

From highway A1, exit Firenze Impruneta. After the toll booth, take the first street on the right, the Superstrada towards Siena. After 21 km exit at San Donato in Poggio. Turn left, following the signs for San Donato-Castellina in Chianti. After 3-4 km turn right following the signs for Cortine, about 1 km.

Rates

  Low Season Med Season High Season Peak Season
Villa 10 pax / week3.5005.2006.900
Villa 14 pax / week4.6506.5008.600

Rates are charged in Euro, and are valid until 31 December 2018.

Weekly rentals start and end on Saturday.

Refundable Damage Deposit: € 750 is to be left in cash at check-in. The Damage Deposit will be returned at check-out unless damages are found or extra services have to paid.

Seasons

High Season: 31/Mar - 06/Apr; 16/Jun -14/Sep; 22/Dec - 01/Jan/19.

Mid Season: 07/Apr - 15/Jun; 15/Sep - 01/Nov.

Low Season: 02/Jan - 30/Mar; 02/Nov - 21/Dec.

Included in price

Water, electricity, gas, private pool use, linens for pool, cleaning and change of linens mid week, final cleaning, welcome basket, private parking.

Not Included in price

Heating and telephone (based on consumption), additional services.

Arrival Departure

CHECK-IN: FROM 4-7 pm

CHECK-OUT: BEFORE 10 am

Cancellation Policy

(The percentage is calculated on total price)

From To Cancellation Fee
Booking51 Days before check-in40%
50 Days before check-in14 Days before check-in50%
13 Days before check-in1 Day before check-in100%
No Show100%

Payments

(The percentage is calculated on total price)

When Type Amount By
BOOKINGDOWN PAYMENT20%Credit Card Deposit
CHECK-INFULL PAYMENT***80%Credit Card
*** The Balance Payment must be sent at least 60 days prior to check-in date.

CLAIMS AND CONTENTIONS: eventual claims for accommodation arrangements must be formalized in a written statement to the welcoming staff within 24 hours from the check-in time.

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