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Property Details

Sleeps:
5 - 6
Single Bedrooms:
1
Double Bedrooms:
2
Bathrooms:
2
Type:
Apartment
Property #:
18412
Nearest Town:
Barberino Val d'Elsa (Chianti Area)

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About The Experience

So, you want to be located in a charming small town in Tuscany where you can have your morning cappuccino along with the locals? Look no further - this is the place for you! The beautifully restored buildings have been turned into gracious apartments which share a large pool overlooking the countryside. Each apartment is furnished with taste and style. Stay here with your family or friends... you won't want to leave!

Location Description

The property is located in the town of Barberino Val d'Elsa where there are shops, restaurants, a great pizzeria, a market, a bank, and a post office. Dating back to the Middle Ages, Barberino Val d'Elsa marks the midway point between Siena and Florence. The village has an ancient church, castle, chapel, and beautiful views of the olive groves and vineyards that make up much of the Chianti Classico region. San Gimignano, a town you can see from the farmhouse, is a great place to go for a day trip. As one of the most visited towns in Tuscany, it is known for its rich history dating back to the Etruscan times. It is full of life and things to do. Popular attractions include the famous towers, the 12th century Duomo, the People's Palace, and several museums dedicated to artwork and archaeology. There are also plenty of wine tasting tours, art galleries, shops, and delicious restaurants. Numerous celebrations and gatherings are held every year including a music festival featuring theater, ballet, and opera performances, and a Medieval Harvest festival where the people of San Gimignano dress up as knights, play medieval games, and have tournaments. Of course, you'll also want to visit Florence and Siena during your trip and a train station in Certaldo, which is only 15 minutes away from the property, can get you there easily and conveniently.

Nearby Attractions: Barberino Val d'Elsa (markets, shops, restaurants, pizzeria, bank, post office, ancient church, castle, chapel), Certaldo (train station), San Gimginano (towers, Duomo, People's Palace, museums, wine tasting, shops, restaurants, annual festivals), Florence, Siena

Volterra: 45 km/28 mi
Siena: 40 km/25 mi
Florence: 35 km/22 mi
Certaldo: 25 km/15.5 mi
San Gimignano: 18 km/11 mi
Exterior Description

Surrounded by the hills of Val d'Elsa this ancient complex is comprised of five apartments - 3 within the complex and 2 in the center of town - that have each been tastefully renovated and furnished with style. The complex grounds are filled with trees, plants, and flowers and there is a large shared pool (12m x 6m) which is open from May to Septmeber. San Barberino 1, 2, and 3 are located within the complex with the pool and grounds below the apartments. San Barberino 4 and 5 are located in the center of the historic village, 200 meters from the complex. Parking is available within the property grounds for all apartments.

Interior Description
(90 m2/969 ft2)

Ground Floor: This apartment has a living room with couches and armchairs and a combined dining room and kitchen equipped with a cook-top and oven as well as a table with chairs.There is one bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower.

First Floor: There are three bedrooms on this floor.The first bedroom has a queen-sized bed (160 cm), the second bedroom has two single beds (90 cm), and the third bedroom has one 90 cm single bed and an extra sofa bed (suitable for one). There is one bathroom with a sink, toilet, and shower.

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.

  • Cook Service: Upon request
  • Housekeeping: Upon request

Please Note:

  • There is a fan in each bedroom.

Features and Amenities

  • Walk To Town
  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Area - Shared
  • Swimming Pool - Shared
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Washing Machine - Shared
  • Heating - Whole House
  • Pets Considered
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Housekeeping Available - Extra Cost

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Stay
Sep-08-2018 - Oct-06-2018 $1,177
$1,059
1 wk
Oct-06-2018 - Dec-08-2018 $953
$858
1 wk
Dec-08-2018 - Jan-12-2019 $1,363
$1,227
1 wk
Jan-12-2019 - Mar-30-2019 $953
$858
1 wk
Mar-30-2019 - Jun-01-2019 $1,177
$1,059
1 wk
Jun-01-2019 - Jun-29-2019 $1,363
$1,227
1 wk
Jun-29-2019 - Aug-24-2019 $1,550
$1,395
1 wk
Aug-24-2019 - Sep-07-2019 $1,363
$1,227
1 wk
Sep-07-2019 - Oct-05-2019 $1,177
$1,059
1 wk
Oct-05-2019 - Dec-07-2019 $953
$858
1 wk
Dec-07-2019 - Jan-11-2020 $1,363
$1,227
1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sun 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Mon 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Wed 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Sat 4:00 PM - 6:00 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 accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 300 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Heating: According to consumption
  • Gas: According to consumption
  • Weekly Cleaning Charge (Per Person): 15 EUR
  • Weekly Cleaning Charge (Minimum): 50 EUR
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption

Other Notes

  • Housekeeping available upon request at an extra charge
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day

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Customer Ratings

  • 5.0 Star Rating Overall
  • Peace and Quiet
  • View
  • Outside Area
  • Living Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
Based on 34 Reviews

Customer Reviews

Overall:
It was excellent. The pool was great, very clean and Sonia was very helpful when we arrived.
Enjoyed Most:
The pool and how close it was to town.
Enjoyed Least:
It was a bit noisy in the two rooms that are overlooking the road through town.
Surrounding Area:
Great town, excellent restaurants, close to other towns in the region.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Barberino
Tips or Restaurants:
Eat in town! We ate at all 3 restaurants twice. Bring a bathing suit for sure, pool was great.
Directions:
GPS works great.
Check In Out:
None. Sonia always made herself available.

David, August

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Overall:
Fantastic! We absolutely loved the villa. The villa was spacious, it was spotless and the views were magnificent. The pool was glorious and we loved the proximity to Barberino Val d'Elsa. The town was charming, the restaurants were excellent and the grocery store was very convenient.
Enjoyed Most:
The short walk to town, the size, the cleanliness and the views.
Enjoyed Least:
On hot nights, with the windows open, the road noise was a little loud, but the rest of the villa more than compensated for that.
Surrounding Area:
We loved walking into town for dinner, the bar across the street was convenient for morning coffees or an afternoon cocktail. The location was also great for day trips - we easily visited Greve, Volterra, Lucca, Siena and Florence.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Barberino Val d'Elsa was a short walk into town.
Tips or Restaurants:
There are 3 restaurants in town and they were all excellent - would highly recmmmend!
Directions:
Directions were good. Yes, GPS was definitely helpful.
Check In Out:
Sonia was great and the check in/check out process was smooth and easy.

Wendy, August

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Overall:
WONDERFUL! Sonia (manager) was very helpful and attentive. The property is beautiful, spacious and in a great location. We loved every minute and would like to have stayed longer.
Enjoyed Most:
The pool was magnificent. Also, easy walking distance to town, cafe, etc. An outdoor patio was perfect for having coffee or a meal.
Enjoyed Least:
Loud road traffic at night.
Surrounding Area:
We loved wine tasting at a local vineyard, walking in the historic village of Barberino Val D'Elsa, and easy access to highways, a COOP (grocery store) and Florence.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Barberino Val D'Elsa is literally 2 blocks away and has 2 terrific restaurants, a few shops, and beautiful old cobblestone streets.
Tips or Restaurants:
Both restaurants in Barberino Val D'Elsa are terrific. The villa does not have air conditioning but for us it was cool at night, so no problem.
Directions:
GPS helped us find the property, no problem.
Check In Out:
It all worked fine!

Carol, July

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