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Montespertoli (Chianti Area)
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Tuscan Apartment in Historic Castle

Il Castello 14

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About The Experience

If you’ve 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 daytrips 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
(113 m2/1,216 ft2)

This apartment is located within the estate 50 meters from the castle. It shares the facilities of the castle and is located 150 meters from the shared swimming pool.

Ground Floor: The combined living, dining and kitchen area is furnished with sofas and chairs and has Satellite TV and a fireplace. A few steps up lead to a double bedroom with ensuite bathroom with shower, a second double bedroom, and a twin bedroom. There are two additional bathrooms with shower. This apartment has a private outdoor area with table and chairs.

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:

  • Rentals in July and August must have arrivals and departures on Saturdays. For other months of the year arrivals can be any day.
  • There is a restaurant on site which offers traditional dishes of the Chianti region. It is open every night, excluding Wednesdays, from April until October.
  • Free WiFi is available in a large room in front of the Reception Office.
  • The pool is open from the beginning of April until the end of October.

Features and Amenities

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

Property Seasons & Rates (USD)

Date Range Weekly 3 Nights       Min
Jun-27-2020 - Aug-29-2020 $2,007
3 night
Aug-29-2020 - Sep-26-2020 $1,529
3 night
Sep-26-2020 - Oct-24-2020 $1,221
3 night
Oct-24-2020 - Dec-19-2020 $927
3 night
Dec-19-2020 - Jan-09-2021 $2,007
3 night

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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

Questions and Answers From Our Clients

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Q: we are very keen on this apartment, the only concerns us is the equipped outdoor area. Is this for that apartment only or is it not outside the apartment. we have young children and we will be wanting them to go to bed whilst we sit out. Also is it excessively hot as there is no air con?
Q: Does Castella 14 have an outdoor area with table and chairs to sit out at night?
Q: Were the rooms quiet at night? Were the bathrooms equipped well, enough towels, TP, soap, etc? How about towels for the pool?

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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 any extra charges or accidental damages to the property. The listed security deposit is: 150 EUR

Additional Expenses

  • Final Cleaning Charge (Mandatory -To be paid upon arrival): 75 EUR
  • Telephone (If Available): According to consumption
  • Heating - Daily Charge: 21 EUR
  • 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
  • Departure Time: between 8 am and 10 am
  • Tourist Tax (Payable upon Arrival): 1-5 Euros per person per day

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Customer Ratings

  • 4.5 Star Rating Overall
  • Peace and Quiet
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Based on 12 Reviews

Customer Reviews

It was comfortable, clean, and conveniently located.
Enjoyed Most:
The castle and beautiful scenery.
Tips or Restaurants:
It's important to rent a car.

Misty, September

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It was fun to be staying at a castle. The location was good. The place itself was neat and clean and for our needs it was fine.
Enjoyed Most:
Walking around the property was enjoyable. Finding the grotto with its statuary just by chance was fun.
Enjoyed Least:
Without sounding too grumpy, I guess I was expecting to have more privacy. Others' tables and chairs outside were very close. The indoor lighting was minimal at night, the kitchen was basic, and we would have liked to have had more hot water for showers.
Surrounding Area:
Very pretty area. Throughout the trip I never got tired of looking at the olive groves and grape vineyards and the wonderful castles and fortified towns.
Tips or Restaurants:
For our last night, we tried the restaurant just 15 minutes away and it was excellent.
Thank heavens for GPS.

Eileen, October

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Wonderful. Wonderful. A magnificent castle with out-buildings in beautiful countryside. We rented 5 units - all in the out-buildings. I entered the same comments for all 5 units.
Enjoyed Most:
The old castle is from a movie set. Beautiful. The out-buildings are tastefully blended in.
Enjoyed Least:
Kitchens were a little primitive, but quite adequate. The in-house restaurant seemed expensive.
Surrounding Area:
The views and the clean air.
Nearby Events or Locales:
Montagnana was about a 15-minute easy walk.
Tips or Restaurants:
Eating out or eating in cooking are both good options.
There are 2 entrances to the estate. One is easier than the other. Look around.
Check In Out:
Keyholder is in the out-buildings after hours.

Michael, April

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