Val di Castello
Set in the heart of Chianti within walking distance of Panzano, between the renowned towns of Greve and Castellina in Chianti. This 15th century farmhouse within a small hamlet of two houses each with private entrance, grounds and swimming pool surrounded by 20 acres of private land with splendid views of vineyards, olives groves and woodland. To the west lies San Gimignano with its remaining sixteen towers, to the south Siena, about 40 minutes and to the north Florence, 50 minutes along the scenic Chiantigiana Road. The original terracotta floors and beamed ceilings lend to the charm in which the farmhouse has been converted into a country style residence with several sittings rooms, two kitchens one of which leads to a loggia overlooking the pool for al fresco dining. An informal courtyard also boasts another nook reached by the main entrance leading to a stairway into the main house or from the loggia. Air-conditioned ground floor twin bedroom. The private swimming pool, in sight of the loggia, lies just across the way overlooking the rolling hills of the Chianti countryside, surrounded by slope lawns.
Max Occupancy: 8
Villas in Chianti, Tuscany
- Private Pool
- Air Conditioned Bedrooms
- Internet Connection
- Washing Machine
Panzano, within walking distance 800 meters/yards, boasts several bars, restaurants and shops. A weekly market takes place on a Sunday morning. Throughout the year there are several sagra’s, [festivals], in Panzano and nearby Greve in Chianti in which the local communities come together, not to be missed, to experience such as wine tasting or grape harvest. Dotted with many medival towns and villages to explore at whim such as Greve in Chianti, about 10 minutes , Castellina in Chianti about 20 minutes by car. Day trips also include Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra.
Up 8 terracotta steps from the main entrance and stone courtyard is a large sitting room with a decorative antique Tuscan fireplace and hearth. One air-conditioned double bedroom (convertible to twin) has an ensuite bathroom with shower. A second air-conditioned double bedroom (also convertible to twin) has an ensuite full bath with a tub. A third non-airconditioned double bedroom (also convertible to twin) has an adjoining bath with tub. Down eight steps is a second smaller sitting room, also with a decorative antique Tuscan fireplace, an adjoined fourth double bedroom (also convertible to twin), with adjoining full bath with tub.
A double-windowed tower room, with views of the village and surrounding groves, serves as a reading room. It is reached by a wooden spiral staircase [23 steps] -- not recommended for small children or mobility restricted persons.
Lower Ground Floor/East wing
Down 16 terracotta steps from the first floor are the dining room, and a large and well-equipped kitchen with a farm table, which opens to the terrace and loggia for al-fresco dining and sweeping views of the countryside and swimming pool.
The villa is surrounded by a landscaped garden with well kept lawns, cypress trees and olive groves. The swimming pool, 12x5 m/39x16 feet, set on a lawned terrace with sunlounges just below the villa with sweeping views of the beautiful countryside.
Assistance is provided by the local and very helpful caretaker, who speaks a little English and lives at about 2km/1 mile. Services included in the rental fee, and optional services available, are noted under Price and Availability.
Dishwasher. Washing machine. Flat screen TV [with English channels]. CD player. Air-conditioned twin bedroom on ground floor only. Central heating. Mosquito nets on all windows. Wireless ADSL internet [computer not provided]. Fixed telephone line. Barbeque.
Tennis at Greve in Chianti, about 10km/6 miles. Horse back riding and 18-hole golf course at Grassina, about 23km/14 miles. For those that wish to explore there are many walking trails and biking.
Kettle. Mixer. Toaster. Hair dryer. Iron and ironing board.
The swimming pool, 12x5 m/39x16 feet, has a depth of 1.3-2.5m/4-8 feet with steps for entry/exit.
Amenities for Children
1 high chair. 1 cot/crib
Prices & live Availability
No pricing and availability information for product for year 2017, but in the meantime we are more than happy to discuss any information you require regarding our villas. We can also save your details to our Pre-Booking database and contact you once we launch sales, ensuring you get priority on the villa and the period you want. Enquire here.