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Villa Rental Chianti Tuscany Near Florence

Poggio Antico

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About The Experience

This villa rental in Chianti Tuscany is a small barn that has been turned into a charming rental. Complete with a pool and lovely views of the countryside, this family-friendly vacation rental villa near Florence is perfectly located for day trips to San Gimignano, Siena, and more. This villa in Tuscany is also located close to a small town with wonderful restaurants.

Location Description

The village of Montagnana is located two kilometers away and has a small food market, pizzeria, steak restaurant, and bar. Montespertoli is only five kilometers away and has a wider range of things to do and see. Here you can buy groceries, handcrafts, go wine tasting, visit medieval and ancient castles and churches, shop for souvenirs, attend food fairs, or eat at one of the many restaurants, pizzerias, or wine bars. Festivals are also held throughout the year if you would like to learn more about local and national cultural celebrations, such as the Chianti Wine Festival in June and September, or the Doughnut Festival in March. Only a day trip away are Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Lucca, and Pisa!

Nearby Attractions: Tennis court (1 km away/.6 mi); horseback riding facility (3 km/2 mi away); Vinci, the village where Leonardo Da Vinci was born (15 km away/9 mi); Castelnuovo Berardenga, a castle dating from 1366, located 20 km/12.5 mi from Siena.

Pisa: 70 km/43.5 mi
Siena: 60 km/37 mi
San Gimignano: 30 km/18.5 mi
Florence: 18 km/11 mi
San Casciano: 8 km/5 mi
Montespertoli: 5 km/3 mi
Montagnana: 2 km/1 mi
Exterior Description
(4,500 m2/48,473 ft2)

This villa in Tuscany was originally a barn built in the 1640's by a noble Florentine Family and has been restored and turned into a charming independent house situated in a panoramic location in the green hills of Chianti. The house is quietly located and has nice views over the surrounding countryside and towards three castles, the closest one is only 500 meters away. The property provides wide green areas with olive-groves and a nicely equipped garden. There is a lovely, partially above ground, swimming pool which is open early May to early October (9m x 4m, maximum depth 1.20 m). Behind the villa is a large covered terrace (40 m2/430 ft2), fireplace (grill) and a patio table seating 12 people. The terrace provides access to the kitchen. There is a large private parking area inside the property.

Interior Description

(210 m2/2,260 ft2)
This Tuscan villa is tastefully furnished with mostly antique pieces.

Ground Floor: There is a large sitting room (80 m2/861 ft2), a living-room with decorative fireplace, smart TV, Blue-Ray and a dining area with a table for 12 people with access to the covered terrace. There is one double bedroom with king-size bed and a bathroom with shower. The kitchen is fully equipped with a stove and dishwasher and a table with 8 seating places. In the storage room there is a washing machine.

First Floor: There are two bedrooms. There is a large double bedroom with king-size bed, an extra bed, and an ensuite bathroom with shower. The second double bedroom also has a king-size bed, TV, CD player and hi-fi stereo, and a large bathroom with shower and tub. All three bathrooms are newly redone for 2011.

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.

  • Portable Baby Crib: 80 Euros per week, per bed
  • Extra Beds: 80 Euros per week, per bed

Please Note:

  • The owners are present to work on the pool and garden.
  • Fans are located in the living room and each bedroom.

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Dining
  • Pool Towels
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Computer Available
  • Internet - Wireless
  • American Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine
  • Fans Available - Upon Request
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Window Screens - Whole House
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Cook Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly 3 Nights       Min
Sep-29-2018 - Oct-27-2018 $3,168
3 night
Oct-27-2018 - Nov-10-2018 $2,409
3 night
Nov-10-2018 - Dec-15-2018 $2,409
3 night
Jan-02-2019 - Mar-16-2019 $2,409
3 night
Mar-16-2019 - Mar-30-2019 $3,168
3 night
Mar-30-2019 - May-18-2019 $3,784
3 night
May-18-2019 - Aug-31-2019 $4,543
3 night
Aug-31-2019 - Sep-28-2019 $3,784
3 night
Sep-28-2019 - Oct-26-2019 $3,168
3 night
Oct-26-2019 - Dec-23-2019 $2,409
3 night
Apr-17-2020 - Apr-24-2020 $3,784
3 night

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sun 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Mon 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tue 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wed 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Thu 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Fri 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Questions and Answers From Our Clients

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Q: Which is the best area in Tuscany to Visit?
Q: Which airport do you fly into when holidaying in Tuscany?
Q: What is the approximate flight time to Tuscany?
Q: What is your overall opinion of Poggio Antico? Location, comfort, surroundings. What was your most 'un-favorite' thing? Would you go back?
Q: As a previous renter at Poggio Antico Villa we would appreciate your opinion -quality of interior, exterior, pool area, bathrooms, bedrooms, view, area. Telephone? Any information would be helpful. Thank you for your time, Debe
Q: Would you recommend this villa form 4 people (2 adults, 2 18-year olds), or is it too big?
Q: Are the views as wonderful as listed? Are there showers in each bathroom? What is the pool like - is there a view from there? For 6 people, is the house spacious?
Q: How hot does the house get without Air conditioning. We are considering going in August.
Q: My husband has had knee surgery, so I am concerend about the grounds, are they hilly or a lot of stairs, ie, hard to in and out of the home, If you were rating this home like a hotel would it be a 3 or a 4 star hotel
Q: How long was the bus ride to FLorence? Please tell me why the bus ride is preferable to driving to Florence. Thank you.
Q: What is the weather like in November?
Q: What is the best way to get in/out of Florence? I have heard that it is not possible to get around Florence by car. So if you drive into the outskirts of Florence, where would you park your car?
Q: Our flight gets in at 1:00PM on Saturday. Will the rental car places be open at that time? Will the stores be open to pick up items. I have heard that the stores close early on Saturdays and are closed all day on Sundays.

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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 accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 500 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Heating: According to consumption
  • Weekly Cleaning Charge (Per Person): 45 EUR
  • Weekly Cleaning Charge (Minimum): 270 EUR
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Housekeeping (Upon Request) - Hourly Charge: 15 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
  • Departure Time: 10:00 am
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day

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Customer Ratings

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
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  • Outside Area
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  • Bedrooms
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Based on 173 Reviews

Customer Reviews

My family and I had an amazing stay at Poggio Antico. The villa was perfect for 6 adults, each of us had our own room and bathroom (and my parents specifically appreciated having a bedroom on the first floor). Renata and Alessandro were excellent hosts. We also enjoyed the peace and privacy that the property offered.
Enjoyed Most:
Our favorite part of the house was definitely the outdoor patio and pool--as we were able to enjoy all of our meals overlooking the beautiful scenery under some shade, and then relax by the pool under the sun. The pictures really don't do the scenery justice.
Enjoyed Least:
There was nothing we didn't enjoy about the property. The beds and pillows were a bit firm but nothing that would deter us from renting again.
Surrounding Area:
We enjoyed morning walks exploring the surrounding area overlooking the grape and olive vines (it is very hilly, but we liked the exercise).
Nearby Events or Locales:
Montagnana was the nearest small town. It was within walking distance but we drove to most places in order to pick up groceries go to dinner.
Tips or Restaurants:
Our favorite nearby restaurant was Il Focolare, in Montespertoli (we would have gone twice but it was closed Monday). I would highly recommend scheduling a tasting at the Frescobaldi estate Castiglioni, for a wonderful tour, and excellent wine and olive oil (and only 1 mile from the Villa!) We ended up going to their wine shop which is right down the road and buying more wine and olive oil to take home. We purchased bug spray and a citronella candle at the store (definitely a must in the summer).
We used the GPS on our phones to locate the property and did not have any issues.
Check In Out:
The process of checking in and out was very smooth and they accommodated our schedule for our departure. I would definitely stay there again.

Rachael, July

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We absolutely loved our stay. The views were exceptionally beautiful, with vineyards and olive groves as far as the eye could see, and church bells adding to the ambience.
Enjoyed Most:
The outdoor space was quiet and private, with good shade to eat outdoors comfortably and a nice in-ground pool to cool off in on the hot late June days.
Enjoyed Least:
Due to the rugged, hilly countryside, the roads (very steep, hairpin turns) were not conducive to walks/runs. But that is the trade-off to get hilltop views that were absolutely stunning.
Surrounding Area:
The close proximity to many destinations, such as wineries, Florence and Lucca, was super convenient for day trips.
Nearby Events or Locales:
The nearest village was not more than a mile, but due to the rugged roads and very limited line of sight I would not recommend walking to town. The village however had a wonderful cafe for breakfast pastries we had each morning.
Tips or Restaurants:
Aside from booking Alessandro to cook for you, you must experience the local restaurant, Il Focolare, a 5 minutes drive from the villa, for dinner. Another truly a Tuscan meal-do not miss the chance to taste the Tuscan Bistecca and the pork chop-both to die for. Also the Tuscan cake (made with pine nuts as cream) was an incredible topper to one of the best meals of the trip. If you plan on doing a lot of grocery shopping, perhaps bring some reusable shopping bags.
I would say a GPS is incredibly helpful, and I wouldn't want to drive there without one.
Check In Out:
Alessandro and a Renata were amazing hosts, making the check-in and check-out simple and a breeze. Do not look further, this villa will not disappoint.

Denice, June

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Our stay at Poggio Antico was fabulous. The villa itself was lovely and the outside spaces and owners were accommodating and helpful.
Enjoyed Most:
We loved the views and the outdoor eating space, as well as the areas around the pool.
Enjoyed Least:
No complaints--not one.
Surrounding Area:
The villa is well located with a small town nearby for necessities and then cities like Pisa and Lucca and San Gimignano roughly an hour's drive away for further Tuscan exploration.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Montagnana. Yes, it was within walking distance, but a bit of hilly terrain to contend with.
Tips or Restaurants:
We enjoyed our villa dinners best, but did have a fine meal at Il Focolare and would recommend either lunch or dinner there.
It was very simple to put the name of the villa into Google maps and just let it guide us there. It was so easy!
Check In Out:
The owners made the process simple and we had no issues whatsoever. No need for suggestions!

Virginia, May

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