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Beautiful Tuscan farmhouse with stunning views of Chianti countryside

Bedrooms 3
Space 160 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6

The house forms part of the oldest wing of Le Bagnaie, a 300 year old farm on a secluded hilltop, which was converted into 8 privately owned houses in 1990. All are beautifully restored in traditional rustic style with exposed beams, old terracotta floors and open fires, together with the modern convenience of superb marble bathrooms and central heating. Each house has its own paved terrace, garden and the shared facility of beautiful grounds, including a magnificent swimming pool, a children's pool, an all-weather tennis court and boules court. There are outstanding views of the surrounding countryside.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Castellina In Chianti, Italy

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
    Bathroom - shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 double, 2 twins, 2 cots
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
There is a large sitting room with fireplace and a door opening onto the terrace and garden, where there is also a stone built barbecue. An archway with double doors leads through to the fully equipped kitchen/dining room with elegant marble worktops, and a back door leads from here into a small courtyard. On the first floor is a cool lofty double bedroom with bathroom en-suite, a twin bedroom and a magnificent marbled bathroom with separate shower. Private stairs lead from the landing up to the second floor twin bedroom with panoramic views all round and a small en-suite shower room with WC. The house is traditionally furnished and is equipped to a high standard.


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Beautiful Tuscan farmhouse with stunning views of Chianti countryside
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 30 reviews

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

The unit shares a large property with six other units. But, it is set up so that you are not aware that anyone else is there. (But, we did spend some pleasant time with our "neighbors".) It sits up on a hill top with stunning views. Not right in town but still conveniently located.

The unit is very spacious, very comfortable and well-equipped. We had everything we needed. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property in a fairy tale location

  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderful and in perfect shape. Around are only hills and vineyards: a breathtaking landscape. We enjoyed the garden and the big swimming pool very much. We could pick our own vegetables (which were super fresh and delicious) from the garden and we were even invited to a winetasting by Ian, one of our lovely neighbours, who owns a small vinyard. Finally, the house is perfectly located, close to

Florence and all the main places of interests, such as Siena and San Gimignano. A fantastic vacation!

P.S.: if you go, make sure to book Serena to cook you dinner for a night. One of the best Italian meals I have ever eaten. And I am Italian!

  • Review Submitted: 27/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tuscan Top Spot

  • 5 of 5

Great location, superb views, central position for travel to anywhere in Tuscany.

Good food, some great restaurants and of course 'The Place' to sample the local wines.

  • Review Submitted: 26/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful spot with fantastic amenities

  • 5 of 5

The property is in an idyllic location. It has a lovely garden to relax in and the swimming pool and tennis court are a real plus. It is well positioned for restaurants and sight seeing (a short drive away) but in a peaceful and rural location with amazing views.

The house is well maintained and has everything you might need.

A very relaxing place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 02/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great place to relax and explore Tuscany

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent one week at the property and we all had a great time. We relaxed on some days in the lovely garden and in the huge pool, which the kids enjoyed very much. On other days we travelled to nearby historic towns and local vineyards, making use of the property's ideal location! The regional food was of course great, but even better was the meal cooked for us in house.

We found the property charming, with stunning views, and the amenities generally very good. There is also a community garden which helped us out on occasion.

  • Review Submitted: 06/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A little piece of heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in Tuscany. Mainly sightseeing but also some shopping and wine tasting. Best was being able to relax in the confines of Le Bagnaie, this small hilltop complex of 8 villas is a couple of Kms off the main road in more or less perfect isolation. Pool was fantastic - a great size and only a handful of fellow residents in sight. Also, good tennis court and boules.

We made use of a local contact for a full blown Tuscan dining evening and would thoroughly recommend that to anyone.

The villa/farmhouse was clean, tidy and friendly with all the essentials. Some may see it as a problem that there is no TV - not in our case. My personal lizard count was above 30 and the wandering cat just added a lovely slice of something to the experience.

Its Tuscany in July so you have to expect mosquitos and other bitey things so be prepared for that. My only criticism, and its a personal thing I guess, is that the beds were quite hard.

  • Review Submitted: 31/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We have noted your comment about the beds and have since bought a mattress topper for the double bed in the master bedroom which will hopefully soften this new mattress.
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Paul Tisdale
Member since: 2003
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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Paradise is a house in Tuscany. You do have a beautiful holiday home with stunning views. Isolated but easily accessible to civilisation. May we soon return.
May 2009
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Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Castellina Scalo
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Valle Chiara
Car: necessary

Le Bagnaie is situated in the heart of Chianti, Tuscany. It is a 10 minute drive from Castellina in Chianti, a beautiful, typical Tuscan village with an abundance of character and amenities.

The house is very conveniently located for Siena and the world famous Palio (20 minute drive), San Gimigniano (30 minutes), Florence (40 minutes), Radda, Gaiole in Chianti, Volterra and many other picturesque Tuscan places to visit.

There are numerous wonderful traditional Tuscan restaurants in all the surrounding areas such as Castellina in Chianti, Siena, San Gimigniano, Colle Val D'Elsa, Volterra, Gaiole in Chianti, Radda in Chianti. The closest restaurant to Le Bagnaie is about a 5 minute drive. Cooks can be organised to come to the house and cook a traditional Italian menu.

There are superb walks all around and several start from the house.

It is a very popular area for mountain biking and these can be hired in nearby towns.

The area is very child friendly with local parks.l

Other Activities: sightseeing


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Castellina In Chianti, Italy

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
March/April 2018
24 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
May 2018
28 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
June 2018
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
July/August 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
October 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

There is a 30% reservation deposit.

A 5% discount applies for a two week booking.

All balance monies are due 10 weeks before the rental commences.
Final cleaning is included plus 3 additional hours for 2 week lets.

Includes all linen and towels (not swimming towels).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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