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Property Details

Sleeps:
80 - 120
Single Bedrooms:
1
Double Bedrooms:
42
Bathrooms:
35
Type:
Castle
Property #:
19184
Nearest Town:
Montespertoli (Chianti Area)
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Castle Rental in Tuscany, Montespertoli (Chianti Area)

Il Castello

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About The Experience

If you have ever had a hankering to stay in a historic Castle in Tuscany amidst vineyards and Chianti towns, this fits the bill. Owned by a Florentine family, this castle estate is well located for day trips throughout the region. There is a restaurant onsite open six days a week and a lovely garden and pool area. The castle has been divided into several apartments. In addition, there is a farmhouse and other units on the estate that share the castle grounds and pool.

Location Description

The property is located one kilometer from Montagnana where there are several food shops and a restaurant. Five kilometers away is Montespertoli, a town dating back to the Etruscan times. Today, you’ll be able to buy groceries, go wine tasting, visit medieval castles, shop for souvenirs, attend food fairs, and eat at one of the many restaurants. There are numerous annual festivals throughout the year celebrating everything from wine to doughnuts to ecology. There are also a number of notable churches and ancient buildings, including the Chiesa di Sant’Andrea and the Villa Sonnino. Short drives away that offer wonderful views of the countryside are to Florence and San Gimignano. When in Florence, visit the Piazza San Giovanni, also known as the religious heart of the city, and you’ll see the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, built in the 15th century. Other marvelous attractions include the Ponte Vecchio where you can go shopping, the Accademia Gallery full of Florentine paintings, and the Uffizi Gallery, one of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world. There is also a train station in Florence that can take you quickly and conveniently to other cities in the region.

Nearby Attractions:Montespertoli is surrounded by farms, olive mills and wineries including the Fattoria La Gigliola Winery. It celebrates food, wine and ecology with its many festivals. The Chianti Wine Festival is usually held the first week of June. Worth a visit is the the Chiesa di Sant’Andrea, as well as Villa Sonnino. Greve in Chianti hosts the biggest wine festival in the region each September and is also a fun town to explore. Its central piazza, Piazza Mercatale, is uniquely shaped like a funnel. Nearby Certaldo and its medieval village of Certaldo Alta are full of medieval architecture such as the Pretorio Palace. Don’t miss the Renaissance festival held every July.

Pisa: 70 km/43.5 mi
Siena: 65 km/40 mi
San Gimignano: 48 km/30 mi
Florence: 30 km/18.5 mi
Certaldo: 27 km/16.5 mi
Greve in Chianti: 26 km/16 mi
Montespertoli: 5 km/3 mi
Montagnana: 1 km/0.62 mi
Bus Stop to Florence: 150 m/492 ft
Exterior Description

This large castle estate has an English garden, vineyards, olive trees, lemon trees, plants, and flowers. Beside the castle there is a farmhouse and other units that share the grounds, a reception area (open 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm) and restaurant (open every night but Wednesdays from April to October). There is a shared swimming pool (12m x 6m) surrounded by a sun deck with sun loungers. The pool is open from early April to the end of October. Parking is available within the property grounds.

Interior Description

This accommodation comprises a selection of 29 charming and historical apartments inside the walls of the castle. These apartments are furnished with antique pieces and some offer beautiful frescoes allowing guests to experience the unique atmosphere of a real castle.

Il Castello – Nobile: on three levels - sleeps 2
Ground Floor: Large living-room (Hi-Fi and CD-player) with stone walls, kitchen corner (oven, freezer), dining area and access to the garden and to a veranda equipped with table and chairs.
Mezzanine Ground Floor: Bathroom with shower.
First Floor (accessed via a charming stone spiral staircase or from the outside): Double bedroom with tester bed and access to a small terrace.

Il Castello - Grotta: sleeps 4-5
This apartment is charmingly decorated with frescoes dating back to the 17th century and enjoys nice views over the garden and the surrounding landscape.
Ground Floor: Entrance with kitchen corner and bathroom with shower, living-room with dining area and sofa bed, double bedroom with en suite bathroom with shower, double bedroom.

Il Castello - I Freschi: on three levels - sleeps 8
Beautiful and prestigious apartment with frescoed ceilings situated in the southern wing of the castle.
Ground Floor: Large entrance once used as "sale d'armes", spacious and bright living-room with beautiful frescoed ceilings, fireplace (for decorative purposes only) with frescoes of Pucci dating back to 1700 ad. Access, through 6 big French windows, to the charming Italian garden, bathroom with shower.
Mezzanine Ground Floor: Twin-bedded room with en suite bathroom with shower. Some steps higher: dining-room with access to the kitchen and to a nice terrace furnished for outdoor meals looking over one of the courtyards of the castle.
First Floor: 2 double bedrooms, twin-bedded room, living-room with sofa bed, large bathroom with tub and fireplace (non usable), toilet. All of the bedrooms offer nice views over the surrounding landscape.

Castello 2: sleeps 4-5
First Floor: Kitchen, toilet, living-room with dining area and sofa bed, double bedroom, twin-bedded room, bathroom with marble tub. Panoramic terrace offering views over the surrounding landscape.

Castello 3: sleeps 2-5
Original apartment with access from outside the castle with a lovely staircase.
Mezzanine Ground Floor: Living/dining-room with kitchen corner and sofa-bed, double bedroom with fireplace, twin-bedded room (passage-way) in the ancient library, small bathroom with shower.

Castello 5: sleeps 2-4
Ground Floor: Entrance offering beautiful frescoed ceilings with small kitchenette and access to the Italian garden, large living-room with dining area and 2 sofa beds, double bedroom with frescoed ceilings, bathroom with shower.

Castello 7: sleeps 2-4
Apartment in the noble part of the castle with large windows on the garden.
Mezzanine Ground Floor: Large living/dining-room with 2 sofa-beds and kitchen corner, double bedroom with antique furniture and Venetian chandelier of the 18th century, bathroom with shower.

Castello 8: sleeps 2-4
Nice apartment with beamed ceilings.
Ground Floor: Large living-room with dining area, kitchen corner and 2 sofa beds (one suitable for children up to 12 years old), double bedroom, bathroom with shower.

Castello 9: sleeps 2-4
Mezzanine Ground Floor: Living-room with dining area and 2 sofa beds, kitchen, wardrobe, double bedroom, bathroom with shower.

Castello 10: sleeps 2-3
Original apartment in the oldest part of the castle.
First Floor: Living/dining-room with sofa-bed and kitchen corner, double bedroom, bathroom with shower.

Castello 11: sleeps 2-3
Original apartment in the oldest part of the castle.
Second Floor: Living/dining-room with fireplace, sofa-bed and kitchen corner, double bedroom. Some steps higher: Small bathroom with shower.

Castello 12: sleeps 2-4
Lovely apartment situated in the tower of the castle.
Second Floor: Large and bright living-room with big windows looking over the roofs of the castle and the surrounding landscape, with dining area, kitchen corner, fireplace and 2 sofa beds, large double bedroom, bathroom with shower.

Castello 13: sleeps 2-4
Apartment with access from outside the castle with a staircase.
First Floor: Living/dining-room with 2 sofa-beds and kitchen corner, twin-bedded room, large corridor, bathroom with shower.

Castello 16: sleeps 2-3
First Floor: Large living/dining-room with fireplace, kitchen corner and sofa-bed, bathroom with shower. Loft with double bed. Covered terrace (12 m2).

Castello 17: sleeps 2-4
Apartment with access from outside the castle.
Second Floor: Living/dining-room with kitchen corner and 2 sofa-beds, double bedroom with bathroom with shower.

Castello 18: sleeps 2-4
Apartment with access from outside the castle.
Second Floor: Small entrance. Three Steps Higher: Living/dining-room with 2 sofa-beds and kitchen corner, double bedroom, bathroom with shower.

Castello 19B: sleeps 6-8
Second Floor: Living-room with dining area and kitchen corner, bathroom with shower, 3 double bedrooms, passage-way bedroom with 2 single beds and en suite bathroom with shower.

Castello 21: sleeps 2
Access from the outside of the castle.
Mezzanine Ground Floor: Entrance with small kitchen corner and access to a small living area with dining table, fireplace and double bed, bathroom with shower.

Castello 22: sleeps 2-3
First Floor: Small living/dining-room with sofa-bed and kitchen corner, double bedroom (baldaquin bed) with bathroom with shower.

Castello 23: sleeps 2-6
First Floor: Living/dining-room with kitchen corner, 2 large double bedrooms (one passage-way), small twin-bedded room (passage-way), bathroom with shower, WC.

Castello 24: sleeps 6
Beautiful apartment situated in the oldest part of the castle with all its original features preserved. All of the windows of this apartment offer nice views over the Italian garden and over the courtyards of the castle.
First Floor: Large and bright living-room with kitchen corner and dining area, reading-room, 2 double bedrooms each with nice baldaquin bed, double bedroom (French bed), bathroom with shower, bathroom with tub.

Castello 25: sleeps 2
First Floor: Kitchen with fireplace and dining table, double bedroom, bathroom with shower. Charming terrace overlooking the medieval courtyard.

Castello 27: sleeps 4-6
Second Floor: Large living/dining-room (72 m2) with 2 sofa-beds and kitchen corner, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom with shower.

Castello 28: sleeps 2-3
Second Floor: Living/dining-room with sofa-bed and kitchen corner, gallery with double bedroom, bathroom with shower.

Castello 29: sleeps 2-4
Second Floor: Living/dining-room with fireplace and kitchen corner, double bedroom, bedroom with set of bunk bed (passage-way), bathroom with shower. Small terrace.

Castello 30: sleeps 2-5
Second Floor: Living/dining-room with sofa-bed and kitchen corner. Three Steps Higher: Double bedroom, small twin-bedded room (passage-way), small bathroom with shower.

Castello 35: sleeps 3-4
Ground Floor: Large living-room with fireplace (for decorative purposes only), dining area, kitchen corner and sofa bed, bedroom with a single bed, double bedroom, bathroom with shower.

Cupola: sleeps 4
First Floor: Living room with dining area and original fireplace (not working), view over the main garden and over the surrounding countryside, twin-bedded room, double bedroom with view over the main courtyard of the castle. Kitchen, bathroom with shower.

Cappella: sleeps 2-3
First Floor: Living-room with sofa-bed, dining area and kitchen corner, twin-bedded room, bathroom with bathtub.

Features Description

Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash.

  • Housekeeping: 12 Euros per hour
  • Extra Bed: 77 Euros per person, per week
  • Portable Baby Crib: 50 Euros per child, per week
  • Washing Machine: 3 Euros per load

Please Note:

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Area - Shared
  • Outside Dining
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • Bikes Available - Upon Request
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace - Indoor
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Stay
Oct-07-2017 - Dec-23-2017 $29,799 1 wk
Dec-23-2017 - Jan-06-2018 $46,443 1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sun 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Mon 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Conditions *

Security Deposit

  • Upon arrival at the property you are required to pay to the property representative a security deposit payable in cash. The security deposit will be returned to you prior to your departure minus any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 4465 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Final Cleaning Charge (Mandatory -To be paid upon arrival): 1665 EUR
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Arrival Fee (after 8:00 pm) Payable upon Arrival: 25 EUR

Other Notes

  • Heating (in Italy): Allowed by law from November 1 - April 1; some exceptions for extreme weather
  • Arrival Fee (Outside Posted Times): Payable upon arrival
  • Cook Services (If Available): must be arranged at least 2 months prior to arrival
  • UPON ARRIVAL, RENTERS MUST PROVIDE A PHOTOCOPY OF EACH TRAVELER’S PASSPORT AND SIGN A FORM FOR THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES. IF ARRIVING AT DIFFERENT TIMES GUESTS HAVE 24 HOURS TO COMPLETE THIS PROCEDURE OR OWNERS WILL BE FINED BY THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.
  • Departure Time: between 8 am and 10 am
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day
  • Extra Services (cook, housekeeping, etc) may be arranged for a non-refundable fee payable to Rentvillas.com. Last minute requests (less than 2 weeks prior to arrival) will be an extra charge. Please inquire for pricing.

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