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Farmhouse Rental in Tuscany, Castellina Scalo

Rosalia 3

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About The Experience
Located in the heart of the Chianti, this farmhouse is situated on a beautiful and renowned wine estate that offers more than the typical Tuscan experience. Not only are there panoramic views of the rolling hills covered with vineyards and olive groves, but there is also the perk of being able to taste wine produced right on the estate. Throughout your stay you will be welcomed by an extremely helpful staff at the reception who can assist you or make recommendations for activities during your trip to Italy.
Location Description

The property is located five kilometers from Castellina in Chianti where there are a good number of shops, restaurants, and markets as well as a pharmacy, post office, and tourist information center. Known for its great wines, Castellina in Chianti is a medieval village that was once on the front lines of the wars between Florence and Siena. Today, the old fort in the central square is home to the municipal offices, and the covered gallery has become the magnificent Via delle Volte. Other sights in town include the Castello (which exhibits Etruscan artifacts), the 16th century church of San Salvatore, and its 14th century fresco of the Madonna by Bicci di Lorenzo. Of course you’ll also want to organize a few day trips to some of the other great cities in the area, including Siena, San Gimignano, and Florence.

Florence: 55 km/34 mi
San Gimignano: 35 km/22 mi
Siena: 32 km/20 mi
Greve in Chianti: 25 km/15.5 mi
Castellina Scalo (train station): 6.4 km/4 mi.
Castellina in Chianti: 5 km/3 mi
Exterior Description
There are three separate farmhouses on this estate situated in a peaceful and panoramic position overlooking the vineyards of Chianti. The three separate farmhouses have their own swimming pool. There is also a shared changing room near the pool with a bathroom, two washing machines, and two dryers). Access to the property is via an unpaved but well-maintained road of about 500 meters and parking is available within the property grounds.
Interior Description

(220 m2)
Ground Floor: Please be aware that this floor contains rooms that cannot be used.

First Floor: There is a living room with couches and satellite TV as well as a dining area with a table and chairs. A kitchen is equipped with a cook-top, oven, and dishwasher. There are four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The first, second, and third bedrooms each have a 160 cm queen-sized bed and the fourth bedroom has two 90 cm single beds. Each of the three bathrooms has 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: 17 Euros per hour, plus cost of food
  • Buffet Dinner: Upon request
  • Laundry Service: 8 Euros per load
  • Linen Change: Upon request

Please Note:

  • This property is located on the same estate as Rosalia 1, Rosalia 2, Villa Adelina, and Casa Luciana.
  • There is internet available in the Reception Area about 1 km from the house.
  • The ground floor of this farmhouse is not part of the rental and contains empty rooms. It does, however, lead to the swimming pool and terrace.

Features and Amenities

  • Free Parking on Premises
  • Independent Villa
  • Barbecue
  • Outside Area - Private
  • Outside Area - Shared
  • Swimming Pool - Private
  • TV - English Channels Available
  • Internet
  • Clothes Dryer - Shared
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Washing Machine - Shared
  • Fireplace - Indoor
  • Window Screens - Whole House
  • Pets Considered
  • Portable Baby Crib/Play Pen - Upon Request
  • Cook Service Available - Extra Cost
  • Reception Office

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly         Min
Jun-11-2022 - Jul-10-2022 $2,559
1 wk
Jul-10-2022 - Aug-20-2022 $3,295
1 wk
Aug-20-2022 - Sep-10-2022 $2,011
1 wk
Sep-10-2022 - Sep-24-2022 $1,726
1 wk
Sep-24-2022 - Oct-15-2022 $1,515
1 wk

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Arrival Times

Please note: Official Arrival Times:

  • Sat 3:00 PM - 7:00 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: 250 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Weekly Cleaning Charge (Per Person): 13 EUR
  • Weekly Cleaning Charge (Minimum): 52 EUR
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Pets (If Accepted) - Weekly Charge per Pet: 30 EUR

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
  • 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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Based on 6 Reviews

Customer Reviews

We had a wonderful time at Rosalia and in Lilliano. The house was huge and had everything we needed, including a high chair and washing machine, extra blankets. The location was perfect and close to Castellina in Chianti which is such a gorgeous town. The wine tasting was also excellent.
Enjoyed Most:
The location and the size of the home.
Enjoyed Least:
I think the gardens could be nicer, made a bit more special or kept - just to enjoy. The pool area was nice though and very well looked after.
Surrounding Area:
Castellina in Chianti is lovely, we went there a lot. We visited San Gimignano, a number of wineries, Siena, Monteriggioni- all about 20-30 mins away. Also we saw lots of wildlife - deer, pheasant
Nearby Events or Locales:
Castellina in Chianti About 5-7 mins drive. You couldn't walk it.
Tips or Restaurants:
There was nothing extra we needed to bring. We tried a few of the restaurants at Castellina and they were all good along with the famous Castellina gelato - very good.
No, we did use a gps

Holly, September

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Rosalia 3 is an excellent property if you are looking to spend an authentic week in the Tuscan countryside. Located in a very private setting on a wine estate, this secluded property has beautiful views, a lovely private pool area, and plenty of space for 8 guests. Although private, it is just a short 4 mile drive from Castellina in Chianti and is well located for day trips to numerous Tuscan towns including Florence, San Gimignano, Siena, Montalcino, Montalpulciano, Greve, and Radda.
Enjoyed Most:
Rosalia 3 is on the second floor of a Tuscan Farm House and provides a true Italian experience. The rooms are spacious, there are plenty of bathrooms for the guests and the views across the countryside are amazing!
Enjoyed Least:
This property is only equipped with a Moka (espresso pot). The kitchen is not well-equipped for doing a lot of cooking at home. This worked for us since we were out and about.
Surrounding Area:
There is so much to see and do all within about an hour's drive or less. We did short trips each day to all the nearby towns. It was a great way to explore the area and get a feel for all things Tuscany!
Nearby Events or Locales:
The nearest small town was Castellina in Chianti and was located about 4 miles away. The town had a small grocery store, several speciality food shops, lovely shopping, a nice selection of restaurants and gelato shops and it was easy to locate and park. The town is definitely not walkable from the property.
Tips or Restaurants:
The owners of Rosalia 3 have a "Guide" on the table which recommends restaurants in the area. We made use of this and went to 4 of their suggestions in town. Each of them was wonderful. Il Fondaccio (Pizza/Pasta) and Taverna Squarcialupi were listed and were wonderful. Also, we planned a great wine tour through Giovanni Paris (owner) at Note that this property is not equipped with heating and therefore would not be suitable in the late fall/winter/early spring.
Check In Out:
The check in process was very streamlined and simple.

Lisa, May

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We had a wonderful time. Yolanda is a sweetheart. Very accommodating and whatever issues we had, she handled them immediately and in a courteous manner. She made us feel like family. Also, Francesco at the cantina helped us out with an issue we had.
Enjoyed Most:
It is spacious and pretty comfy. The peace and quiet and loved the vineyard. The pool was used by one of our guests who said it was great. When we arrived there were no stairs to get into pool, but within a day, without us asking for them, they were installed which made it easy to get in and out.
Enjoyed Least:
The rental is on the second floor of the farmhouse. Once you enter the front door, you are faced with two sets of uneven stone steps with no handrail. This was a major setback. Two in our group were able to get our luggage up one step at a time. This is not a good situation especially for people who are over 65. We worried about how we were going to take the luggage down for our departure. We decided to talk with Francesco about it. Hoping she could arrange for someone to help us. She did. Mauro who takes care of the pool came at 8:30 AM day of departure and took down all our luggage. We paid him for his kindness which he reluctantly accepted.
Surrounding Area:
The beauty of the vineyards with the cypress trees. Absolutely breathtaking. Also, the villa is well located so small towns can be visited with an hour. Grieve, Volterra, San Gimignano, etc.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Castellina in Chianti and what a wonderful town it is. Small shops, grocery store and small specialty shops. The people are absolutely the friendliest, caring people in the world. Although, the town is not within walking distance, it can be reached within ten minutes and the parking lot is pretty convenient and very reasonable. One shopkeeper wrote a parking pass for us so we could park on the Main Street for an hour while we went to the co-op. This same shopkeeper helped us out with another situation which required her to let us use her cell phone to solve a rental car issue.
Tips or Restaurants:
Almost anything needed can be brought from the grocery stores. Great restaurant in Lorano about 15 minutes from villa. Very local, great owners, sit outside.
Yes, we did use GPS. I believe it is essential if people are planning to drive anywhere. There are so many roundabouts in Italy and many ways to get to the same place. We rented from Hertz about 6 minutes from the Florence airport. It is very convenient.
Check In Out:
It was quite simple. Just have documentation available and Euro cash for security deposit etc. The day before check out Yolanda came by the villa to make sure everything was OK with our stay and return our security deposit.

Jan, June

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