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Sonia Macconi

Member since: 2011
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Speaks english, italian

Organic farm with swimming pool in the Chianti hills between Florence and Siena - Fienile

15 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Tavarnelle Val di Pesa holiday apartment

Apartments with independent entrances and pergolas in the heart of Tuscany

“Il Bacio” Farm holiday is located in the heart of Chianti, surrounded by beautiful Tuscan hills covered with vineyards and olive groves.

The ancient farmhouse, the former barn and the wood-house have been carefully restored and tastefully furnished, preserving the original structure together with the characteristics of old Tuscan houses.

Each apartment has its own independent entrance, a beautiful panoramic view of the countryside, and a private outdoor space in the shade of a grape pergola and equipped for outdoor lunches and candlelight dinners.

At our family-farm there is a swimming-pool (12x6 meters), surrounded by a large garden facing the valley, from where it is possible to enjoy an enchanting view of the surrounding hills. Here each apartment has its own umbrella with deckchairs and sunbeds. In our swimming-pool, the water is slightly salted with no added chlorine, and thus more delicate for skin and eyes, in addition to the environmental benefits.

At “Il Bacio” we produce certified organic Chianti wine, grappa, and extra virgin olive oil. Franco and Daniele will be glad to welcome you to our ancient cellar to walk you through the main steps of the wine-making process and taste our organic wines alongside local specialties.

More Details

Details for Fienile 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

This is the largest and most charming apartment. Built in the former barn and restored in traditional Tuscan style with stone walls and red “cotto” floor tiles, it can comfortably accommodate up to six people.

The “Fienile” consists of a large living-room with a kitchen corner, two double bedrooms, one bedroom with two single beds, and two bathrooms.

The living-room and one of the double bedrooms have a wonderful view on our vineyards and the surrounding hills. The other large, beautiful double bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and a fireplace in it. From this bedroom, thanks to a huge glass wall, you can enjoy a beautiful view on the countryside. This room is connected to another bedroom with two single beds and an independent entrance.

Outside the apartment there is a large, bignonia pergola with table, chairs, and a wonderful panoramic view.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Sonia Macconi (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english, italian

About Sonia Macconi

In 1991, Franco and Sonia, together with their sons Andrea and Daniele, moved from the city to the country-side, to the farm Il Bacio. A few years later Giulia arrived, followed recently by grandson Pietro.

Since the beginning, they devoted themselves with passion and dedication to organic farming, producing wine and olive oil.

In 1997, following a long renovation of the farmhouse, the barn and the wood-house, the farm-holiday opened.

The family welcomes you to Il Bacio, together with our sweet dog Agata and our two donkeys, Nuccia and Violetta.

Sonia Macconi purchased this apartment in 1991

Reviews

4.9
based on 15 traveller reviews

Fienile
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
5

Delightful setting nestled in Chianti hillside vineyards

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week and regretted leaving. Apart from a beautiful setting and views all round, our hosts were warm and helpful and proved organic production makes for wonderful wine. It's halfway between Florence and Siena and lots of charming villages are close by for walks and sunset dinners. The family owners are fourth generation and take care that your stay is a delight. Highly recommended.

James

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 3 amazing weeks at Il Bacio. The hosts, Sonia and Franco couldn't have been more wonderful! Franco delivered fresh, warm rolls to our apartment every morning- what a treat! He also provided us with a wine tasting of the delicious wine that they produce, and Sonia delighted us with fried squash blossoms for the tasting, yummy. Sonia was also incredibly helpful in suggesting local places for us to explore, and restaurants to go to. All of her suggestions were fabulous! The pool was delightfully refreshing contrary to my expectations. it remained comfortably cool to swim in even though the temperature remained in the high nineties the whole time we were there. I will suggest that if you are going to be exploring areas by car while you are there that you should get a Sim card for your cell phone so that you can use the GPS to get around. We got 3 gigabites of data and a bunch of minutes for calls for 20 dollars, which we never used up even though we traveled around quite a bit. A worthwhile purchase for sure.Trying to find your way around the small, rural roads can be so confusing without it. It saved us much time and frustration! I would stay here again in a heartbeat! Thank you again Sonia and Franco, you are the best!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for exploring Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

Il Bacio was a wonderful place for relaxing and ease.of travel to many other places in Tuscany. The farmhouse/converted barn apartment setting was quite lovely, rustic in a good way, all of the conveniences, equipped well for cooking. The weather was very chilly while we were there, making it difficult to enjoy the beauty outside. The hostess Sonia was called away so we were welcomed by Franco with a bottle of their wine, quite good. We also were able to meet Sonia on the last day and tasted and purchased the Olive Oil . Highly recommed the oil.....very good.

Favorite little village, San Donato. My sister and I had a wonderful time there, with a little.shopkeeper, who charmed us into purchasing sweaters for the chilly weather.

I would recommend for those wanting the authentic farmhouse type accommodation, while being able to cook your own meals from local shops.

Thank you Sonia and Franco.

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our week in Tavarnelle. The owners were very friendly and informative. Great location to take day trips. Relaxing!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
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A great place to stay in Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the 3 bedroom home and it was very comfortable for the 5 of us. This is a great location in the country. Franco and Sonia were very friendly and helpful, including a tour of the winery and wine tasting. When we get back to tuscany, we would certainly stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Wonderful Hospitality, Location, and Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Il Bacio for two weeks and had an amazing experience. We loved the setting, the accommodation and the incredibly warm welcome we received upon arrival and during our stay. The location is superb to explore northern Tuscany. The proximity to Tavarnelle is also great as there is a Coop with excellent selection of food and other basic needs open 7 days a week. This is rustic holiday at its best. Incredibly tranquil setting. Lovely pool and 360 degree views of beautiful Tuscany valley. This is a great place for family and couples. Very private and relaxing. Wonderful beds and linens. Franco and Sonia have great inside knowledge of best places to go and how to get there - including best parking and restaurants. The wine on site is also excellent. We enjoyed Chianti and Sangioveses, Cabernets from the family vineyard. Wonderful, charming place. Country living at its best. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Florence Peretola (FLR)
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Tavarnelle Val di Pesa
Nearest Ferry
91 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Golf
17 Kilometres
Golf Club Ugolino
Nearest Train
23 Kilometres
Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Nearest Motorway
19 Kilometres
A1 / E35 - Exit Firenze Impruneta
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Restaurant La Fattoria
Nearest Beach
89 Kilometres
Cecina
Car: necessary

The family farm Il Bacio is located in the heart of Tuscany, nestled in gently sloping hills covered in vineyards and olive groves, typical of the Chianti region, a unique territory known for its landscapes, history, food and wine.

Il Bacio is the ideal base for exploring all of the main Tuscan cities of art. Florence, cradle of the Renaissance, is only 30 minutes away. Siena, medieval jewel, can be reached in less than 40 minutes. San Gimignano, with its medieval towers, is 30 minutes away. Pisa, with the wonderful Miracles Square and Leaning Tower, and Lucca, with its splendid walls, are within a one-hour drive. Pienza, Renaissance jewel, and Montalcino and Montepulciano, with their world-renowned wines, are a little more than one hour away. Finally, the picturesque Cinque Terre are around two hours by car.

The closest town is Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, which is 3 Km away and where there are numerous stores and various types of restaurants.

Surrounding our farm there are numerous charming medieval villages, such as Barberino Val d’Elsa and Greve in Chianti. Last, but not least, around us there are several foot and bike paths of remarkable panoramic and architectural interest.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
PERIODO C
20 Aug 2016 - 14 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
A$1,469
 
 
PERIODO A
15 Oct 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
A$178
A$1,024
 
 
Capodanno / New Year
29 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$356
 
 
Season A
3 Jan 2017 - 12 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$282
A$1,031
 
 
Pasqua / Easter
13 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$356
 
 
Season B
18 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$282
A$1,320
 
 
Season C
20 May 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,602
 
 
Season D
8 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,166
 
 
Season C
19 Aug 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,602
 
 
Season A
14 Oct 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$282
A$1,031
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The prices indicated refer to the apartment and include linens, final cleaning and utilities (heating excluded; daily cost: Fienile 20 €; Legnaia 15 €; Aia e Pergola 10 €). In addition, our guests receive a bottle of our organic wine.

Down payment of 25% at booking, reimbursable according to the following conditions:
- 100% for cancellations up to 7 days prior to the arrival for period A, 30 days for
periods B and C, and 60 days for period D; and
- 50% for cancellations up to 3 days prior to the arrival for period A, 15 days for
periods B and C, and 45 days for period D.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for Fienile in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 95 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • mobile phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bagno 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Bagno 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • A bathroom is adjacent to the living room and one of the bedrooms and the second bathroom is located inside the bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Camera matrimoniale 1 - 1 large double bed
    Camera matrimoniale 2 - 1 large double bed
    Camera con due letti per bambini - 2 child bed
  • One of the two double bedrooms is particularly large, has an en-suite bathroom and is equipped with a fireplace. This room communicates with the children's room, where there are two single beds. The second double bedroom, which overlooks the vineyards, is adjacent to the living room and to a second bathroom. Each of the three bedrooms have exposed beams and terracotta floors and offer panoramic views of the valley and the surrounding hills.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch Furniture
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • car optional
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
VISIT TO THE CELLAR AND WINE TASTING Franco and Daniele will be glad to welcome you to our ancient cellar to walk you through the main steps of the wine-making process and to taste our organic wines alongside local specialties. Upon request, we can organize dinners and events for groups of up to 25 people. PICK UP IN TOWN For those of you arriving in Tavarnelle via bus from Florence or Siena, we are happy to pick you up at the bus stop in town and drive you the 3 Km to the farm. GROCERIES UPON ARRIVAL If at the end of your trip to Il Bacio you want to relax, we can provide groceries for you upon arrival. Please send us your order at least 48 hour prior to your arrival. The service is free of charge. FRESH BREAD AND NEWSPAPER Upon request, in the morning we will deliver to your door fresh bread and an international newspaper of your choice among those available in Tavarnelle. The service is free of charge. Bike rental: 4 Km Horse-back riding: 2 Km Hot air balloons: 4 Km